Grassroots

courtesy of the artist

A founding member of the Americana band The Corn Fed Girls, and co-host of Grassroots on WMUK, singer-songwriter Darcy Wilkin will soon release her first solo album, Bristol. She'll feature music from the new project in an album release concert at 8 pm on Saturday, Feb 8 at Bell's Eccentric Café.

C. Lieurance

Mark Sahlgren and Darcy Wilkin are a familiar presence on WMUK as hosts of the weekly acoustic music showcase Grassroots

In this edition of Let's Hear It, The father-and-daughter pair join Cara Lieurance in WMUK's Takeda performance studio as musicians rather than radio hosts, and perform Sahlgren's song "Everything Is Just Fine," Wilkin's song "When The World Was Flat," and a traditional song, "The Cuckoo." 

Grassroots' Mark Sahlgren Wins Community Arts Award

Jun 26, 2014

Mark Sahlgren, the co-host of WMUK's acoustic music show Grassroots, will receive a Community Medal of Arts Award from the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo.

WMUK's Lorraine Caron to retire

Sep 19, 2013

The co-host of Grassroots and former host of Arts & More, Lorraine Caron, is retiring this year. Lorraine has worked in radio for 37 years and has been here at WMUK for 22 years.

Grassroots celebrates 35 years

Mar 5, 2013
Zolton Cohen

Grassroots celebrated its 35th anniversary recently at Cooper's Glen Great Lakes Acoustic Music Festival. Since its inception, Grassroots has been playing its self-described mix of "real music for real people" across the region no matter what.