CELEBRATING

FOURTEEN YEARS

OF TRADITIONAL

KENTUCKY MUSIC

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    Red Barn Radio records each show

before a studio audience for later

broadcast. Come help us cheer on the

fine musicians who keep alive the

Traditional Music of Kentucky!

    The Performance Hall at ArtsPlace,

161 North Mill Street in Lexington,

Kentucky, Wednesdays at 8 PM , Admission: $8. Enter the red Church Street door for all RBR shows. Click on the photo for directions.

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Our Generous

Red Barn Radio

Financial Supporters

These Friends help our production with

their services:

Affiliations

WITH MASTER

OF CEREMONIES

DONALD MASON

Central Kentucky:  wuky.org, Saturdays at 8 PM. In Kentucky:  weku.fm, Saturday evenings at 9 PM on WEKU 88.9 Richmond, 106.7 Frankfort, 90.9 Hazard, 88.5 Corbin, 96.9 Barbourville, 102.5 Middlesboro, and 95.1 Pikeville - repeats 3 a.m. Sundays.

wskvfm.com, Wednesdays 1 PM, Saturdays 7 PM

Dave Hawkins coming to

Red Barn Radio soundstage

Showtime 8 pm

Called a "male Nanci Griffith" and compared

to Steve GoodmanHarry Chapin and Peter

Yarrow, Dave Hawkins is the songwriter's

songwriter and the audience's performer.  He

feels equally comfortable sharing the stage with

performers as diverse as Folk legend Tom Rush 

and Rock & Roll icon Ian Anderson as he does

singing with a group of grade schoolers.  


Dave Hawkins is a cross-over artist with a broad

base of Folk and Celtic fans in the Midwest,

New England and Western United States, as well

as Europe.  Dave is an accomplished musician

who has led bands for over thirty years, released

fourteen recordings and appeared as a special

guest on seven more!


Dave has recorded and performed with the finest 

in the world of music - Jethro Tull's Ian

AndersonSam Bush, AoifeClancyJoanie

Madden, and John Whelan to name a few.  His

6th solo release, Manchester Mornings(2005),

was recorded in Nashville by multiple Grammy

Award winning Producer and Engineer, Bil

VornDick.  The CD is still making waves in

Folk, Folk-Rock and Country-Folk music

circles.  Both Manchester Mornings and his 2002 release Hotel deVille were under consideration for Grammy nominations and include the talents of John Mock of Nanci Griffith's band, Sam BushTom Roady of the James Taylor and Aretha Franklin bands, Mark Fain and Andy Leftwich of Kentucky Thunder, Randy Kohrs of the Dolly Parton Band, Peter Huttlinger of the John Denver Band and, of course, members of his own Dave Hawkins Band. Dave's 7th full-lenght release, Best That I Can (2011) was recorded in Erlanger, KY and featured the talents of Southwestern Ohio and Kentucky artists. This recording has been receiving critical acclaim in the US and Europe.


With over fourteen recordings to his credit and seven solo albums in the past ten years, Dave Hawkins has proven himself as a recording artist and songwriter with staying power.  His repertoire consists of pithy songs about loves won and lost, baseball, kids, big cities, small towns and "just because."  From the jilted lover's perspective or the eyes of an old man's dog, Dave has an ear (and heart) for life's little quirks.

East Tennessee: wets.com, Fridays at 11 AM, Sundays at 8 PM.

Lost Creek, WVA: wotrfm.com, whawradio.com.

Regina, Sask. cjtr.ca Wednesdays, 5 AM CST

CRESCENT HILL RADIO Sundays at 2 pm

SEPTEMBER

2nd: The Jarflies

9th: Joe LaMay & Sherri Reese & Friends

16th: Alex Smith

23rd: Mountain Music Ambassadors (Morehead U. students)