May 21, 2024


Buzz The Music

WoodSongs to gather, distribute musical instruments to EKY communities

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — WoodSongs, a broadcast firm, and folksinger Michael Johnathon have teamed up to restore new music to Appalachia after the floods.

Songs instruments of all types are remaining gathered now until finally Friday, Sept. 30. Following the instruments are inspected, polished and refurbished, they’ll be dispersed to any individual or firm afflicted by the floods for absolutely free.

“I feel that really like is the best transaction of the arts, it drives all the things we do, almost everything we make and every little thing we come to feel,” Johnathon explained in a push release. “This is a time to place our politics, views and divisions aside and be loving neighbors to people in serious, precise require. Let us not undervalue the consolation audio and artwork can bring to people and neighbors in a time of great reduction. When the time is correct, we will be there.”

WoodSongs is asking for donations of trumpets, trombones, flutes, drums, clarinets, guitars, banjos, fiddles, mandolins, keyboards, upright basses, electric powered devices, amps or additional. You can provide your donated instrument to any of the spots shown beneath, or ship straight to Currier’s Music Planet in Richmond by Friday, Sep. 30:

Principal fall-off and shipping and delivery site:

  • CURRIER’S Audio Planet
    292 S 2nd St.
    Richmond, KY 40475
    Mobile phone: (859) 623-6010
    *consist of ‘WoodSongs Flood Relief’ on deal

Further drop-off spots:

  • KENTUCKY Audio Corridor OF FAME & MUSEUM
    2590 Richmond St
    Mount Vernon, KY 40456
    Phone: (606) 256-1000
  • KENTUCKY Centre FOR Classic Audio
    Morehead Condition University
    186 East To start with Street
    Morehead, KY 40351
    Cellphone: (606) 783-9001
  • KENTUCKY College OF BLUEGRASS & Traditional Tunes
    Hazard Neighborhood Faculty
    A single Community Faculty Travel
    Hazard, KY 41701
    Telephone (606) 4387-3630
  • LEXINGTON General public LIBRARY
    1733 Russell Cave Rd.
    Lexington, KY 40505
    Cellular phone: (859) 231-500
  • MOUNTAIN Music Trade
    5171 N Mayo Path
    Pikeville, KY 41501
    Mobile phone: (606) 437-5551
    1 Civic, Center Plaza
    Huntington, WV 25701
    Mobile phone: (304) 696-5990
    50 Hal Rogers Dr
    Prestonsburg, KY 41653
    Cellphone: (606) 886-2623

The day to provide devices has been arranged for Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Knott County Central Substantial College parking lot from 1 to 5 p.m. Any resident of the flooded places in Knott, Letcher, Johnson, Pike, Perry or Breathitt counties can go to and get no cost alternative devices although provides previous.