Appalachia In The Bluegrass Traditional Music Series

The Appalachia in the Bluegrass concert series is generously supported by the John Jacob Niles Center for American Music, the Appalachian Studies Program, and the Appalachian Center of the University of Kentucky.

All concerts are in the Niles Gallery of the Lucille C. Little Fine Arts Library just off Rose Street at the University of Kentucky. Concerts are on Fridays at noon and last for one hour. Admission is free and open to the public. Contact for further information.

Current Series

Sep 7 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Songs and Stories of Kentucky's Suffragettes
Sep 14 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Don Pedi
Sep 18 2018 - 7:00pm Baby Gramps
Sep 21 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Finn Magill
Sep 28 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Emily Miller
Oct 5 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Sparky and Rhonda Rucker
Oct 12 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Stray Local
Oct 19 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm The Blue Eagle Band
Oct 26 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Brett Ratliff
Nov 2 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Golden West Cowboys of the Golden West
Nov 9 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Robert Tincher
Nov 16 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm The Wooks


Photograph of the five members of Relic.
Nov 17 2017
A photograph of the four members of the Paw Paw Pickers with their instruments.
Nov 10 2017
Image of the three members of Zoe Speaks standing out in a sunset with their instruments.
Oct 27 2017
2012 Rucker
Oct 20 2017
Black and white photograph of Linda Jean Stokley and Montana Hobbs with their instruments in the woods.
Oct 13 2017
Portrait of Brett Ratliff.
Oct 6 2017
Image of Jennifer Rose standing in a field lightly dusted with snow as more comes down.
Sep 29 2017
Photograph of Finn Magill in front of an old cabin
Sep 22 2017
Don Pedi 2015
Sep 15 2017
Image of LaMay and Reese against a weathered wood back drop.
Sep 8 2017