Justin Wells

Release Radar: 10 Local Albums You Should Know

Despite being largely sidelined from live performances since mid-March due to COVID-19, many central Kentucky musicians have continued to seek creative outputs.

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Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Maren Morris top Railbird 2020 lineup

Railbird Festival will return to the grounds of Keeneland for year two with arguably an even more rootsy lineup than the last with performances from Grammy award winners Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit and Maren Morris.

Wick’s Picks #87: Magnolia Boulevard

Maggie Noelle and Gregg Erwin of Magnolia Boulevard joined me last night for an in-studio interview and performance during episode 87 of Wick’s Picks on RadioLex.

WICK’S PICKS #84: Vintage Pistol

Vintage Pistol stopped by the studio this week during the first episode of Wick’s Picks during its new Tuesday time slot on RadioLEX.

PREMIERE: Magnolia Boulevard reveal harmonious and heartfelt “Sister”

Magnolia Boulevard today share a refreshing take on their signature song “Sister,” which has become a song of communion for the tribe of witchy women (and others) who devoutly follow them.

REVIEW: Today’s favorites and tomorrow’s stars combine for epic Moonshiner’s Ball

Brass Against, Rayland Baxter, Jordan Smart and Phat Lip were just a few of the many highlights at this year’s Moonshiner’s Ball.

WICK’S PICKS #82

We took a look back on the weekend that was at the 6th annual Moonshiner’s Ball along with looking ahead at shows coming to Central Kentucky in the coming days on this week’s episode of Wick’s Picks on Lexington Community Radio.

Why a tiny off-the-grid Kentucky music festival draws one of the hottest acts in music

Sure, you may have seen Tyler Childers at Railbird or on Jimmy Fallon recently. But are you one of the lucky few — and we really mean few — who will be campin’ and jammin’ the next three days with the rising star?

Tyler Childers is coming back to Kickin’ it on the Creek! Who else is joining him?

Tyler Childers will return to Kickin’ it on the Creek in September with a bevy of his friends and Appalachia’s best and brightest musicians in toe.