All Deeds Done

Alternative/pop trio. Their single “Cornerstone” is available on iTunes.

Years active: 2013-present

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Anthologies

Rock quartet. Most recent EP “Little Evils” was released on Bandcamp in March 2014.

Years active: 2013-2014

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The Black Shades

Indie garage pop/rock three-piece.

Years active: 2009-2013

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Bradthedad Shultz & Novus de Vetus

Rock/pop band fronted by Brad Shultz. “The Dream Project” was released on Oct. 11.

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Buffalo Rodeo

Indie progressive rock band hailing from the hills of Bowling Green.

Years active: 2010-present

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Sam Bush

Grammy Award winning multi-instrumentalist. Known as the King of Newgrass, for helping create the genre-bending newgrass genre.

Years active: 1970s-present

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Cage the Elephant

Alternative rock outfit that has released three albums since 2008, most recently their critically acclaimed 2013 album “Melophobia.” Rolling Stone’s “Reader’s Poll: The Best New Artist of 2011.”

Years active: 2006-present

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Canago

Rock and jam band

Years active: 2009-2013

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The Cartoons

Lo-fi punk rock quintet. Currently in the process of recording their second album, single “You Were In My Dreams Last Night” was released in October 2014.

Years active: 2012-present

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Cord of 3

Christian rock band that released their most recent album “Broken but Undeniably Hopeful” in 2010. Their single “Letter Of My Life” reached No. 16 on the Billboard Christian Rock charts.

Years active: 2006-present

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Ernie Small Blues Band

Blues band that has performed in Bowling Green for over three decades.

Years active: 1980s-present

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Fair-Weather Kings

Five-piece indie rock outfit. Most recent album “Shapes & Colors” was released in May 2014.

Years active: 2011-2014

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Fatbox

Bowling Green sextet that blends rock, funk, blues and jazz.

Years active: 2009-present

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Full FrontalSaurus

Alternative rock quartet released their debut “Velocirapture” in fall 2014.

Years active: 2013-present

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Former Friends of Young Americans

Indie-folk pop duo featuring founding member Robert Tobias and poet/multi-instrumentalist and WKU journalism professor Amanda Jane.

Years active: 2009-present

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Ghost Effects

Newly formed pop group. Their single “Spit” is available for download on Bandcamp.

Years active: 2014-present

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Government Cheese

Punk rock band that formed at WKU in 1985. Their video for song “Face to Face” debuted on MTV in 1988.

Years active: 1985-present

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The Hilltoppers

Pop vocal group that formed at WKU in 1952. Their 1953 release “P.S. I Love You,” sold over one million copies.

Years active: 1952-1957

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The Hungry Ears

Alternative rock band. Working on forthcoming EP.

Years active: 2011-present

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Jane Pearl

WKU alumna who performed with local acts like the Ken Smith Band and the Ernie Small Blues Band before relocating to the United Kingdom in 90s.

Years active: 1980s-present

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jsimon

Years active: 2014

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Jonell Mosser

Nashville-based singer who attended WKU before dropping out to perform in local acts like the Ken Smith Band and Yo Mama.

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The Kentucky Head Hunters

Grammy-winning southern rock band from Metcalfe County. Their 1989 debut album “Pickin’ on Nashville” charted four consecutive Top 40 country singles.

Years active: 1986-present

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Ken Smith Band

Rock band that opened for the likes of ZZ Top, Charlie Daniels and Ted Nugent.

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Mahtulu

Progressive rock band that released their final EP “Fault Line” in January 2013.

Years active: 2011-2013

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Màelle

Psychedelic pop rock band

Years active: 2013-present

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micah

Alternative rock band

Years active: 2006-2011

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Morning Teleportation

Psychedelic rock quartet formed in Bowling Green. Their 2011 debut album “Expanding Anyway” was produced by Modest Mouse vocalist Isaac Brock.

Years active: 2005-present

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Nappy Roots

Southern rap quartet that formed in Bowling Green in 1995. Their first record on Atlantic Records “Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz” was 2002’s best-selling hip-hop album.

Years active: 1995-present

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The Olde Poets

Rock/punk-funk band

Years active: 2014-present

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Opossum Holler

Opossum Holler is a rock band with a blend of rockabilly, punkabilly and psychobilly influences.

Years active: 2011-present

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Park Avenue Dregs

Experimental rock band formed at WKU in the 1980s.

Years active: 1987-1992

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Pizza Riot

Punk band with a penchant for pizza, beer and chicks.

Years active: 2012-present

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Plastic Friends

Surf rock/punk rock band that released their self-titled debut EP in May 2014.

Years active: 2013-present

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Plastic Visions

Alternative pop-rock group. Released their debut EP “Ready to Go” in November 2013.

Years active: 2011-present

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Porchlord

DIY pop-punk band based in Bowling Green.

Years active: 2013-present

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Rachel Pearl

Indie-pop singer and daughter of blues singer Jane Pearl. Her single “Dodgeball” is available on iTunes.

Years active: 2005-present

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Rainbow K.K.

Indie rock/pop quintet. Released their final EP “Cutie Pie” in March 2012.

Years active: 2010-2013

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The Reneaus

Rock and Americana band from Bowling Green. Most recent album “The Season” was released in March 2013.

Years active: 2011-present

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Rye Davis

Country singer-songwriter and WKU alumnus. Appeared on ABC’s television show “Rising Star” in 2014.

Years active: 2011-present

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Schools

Garage rock band. Their debut album is on Soundcloud.

Years active: 2010-2013

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Sleeper Agent

Rock/pop quintet that garnered attention after their 2011 debut “Celebrasion”. Their sophomore effort “About Last Night” was released in April 2014.

Years active: 2008-present

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Skip Bond and the Fugitives

8-piece show band specializing in Motown, R&B and rock’n’roll.

Years active: 2000-present

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Smallhouse

Math-rock two-piece.

Years active: 2011-present

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Spirit Week

Punk rock quartet founded in 2014.

Years active: 2014-present

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Technology vs. Horse

Experimental rock band. Most recent release “Sorry That I Knocked You Up” was released in January 2013.

Years active: 2004-present

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Televermin

Funk/jam band. Released their album “Knockabout” on ReverbNation in 2012.

Years active: 2011-2013

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Thee Japanese School Girls

Garage funk band

Years active: 2007-2014

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Yeti-Jr.

Rock/emo revival band. Demo for track “What’s so great about Ohio” is available on Bandcamp.

Years active: 2014-present

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8 Track Love

Indie rock quartet. 8 Track Love’s self-titled debut was released on Black Friday 2014.

Years active: 2013-present

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