Featuring the CD Release of “Browngrass and Wildflowers” by David Rhodes Brown. This 15 song album, recorded at The Bamboo Room by Erwin Musper, features 39 guest performances from local acts such as; 500 Miles to Memphis, Raiford and Sadie Faircloth, The Turkeys, Brad Schnittinger of The Sundresses, Kelly Thomas, Tracey Walker, One Horse, Mack West, Magnolia Mountain, Comet Bluegrass All Stars, Jake Speed, Sylvia Mitchell, The Tillers, Shiny and the Spoon, Paul Patterson, Ricky Nye, Scott Risner, Gary Winters, Brian Ewing, Bam Powell and John Schmidt. All songs except one (Brown’s signature cover of the song “Hurt”, by Trent Reznor) are original compositions. Brown wanted to do something different for the CD release. He will be kicking off an annual benefit for WNKU 89.7 f.m. WNKU is a long-time supporter of local music. “Browngrass Festival” will become a yearly benefit supported by local musicians that will give back to the radio station.
This year the event will feature live performances by; 500 Miles to Memphis, Magnolia Mountain, The Tillers, Kelly Thomas and Jeff Boling, Mack West, Shiny and the Spoon, Ricky Nye and many more!
The event will take place, Saturday, October 23, 2010 at The Southgate House. 24 East Third Street, Newport, KY 41071
Doors open at 8. Music starts at 9.
Minimum Suggested Donation $10 – 21 and up, $12 – 18+
ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT WNKU RADIO