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St. Louis Music Royalty, Danny Liston, Will Host Weekly Roots Show

"I’ve never done something like this before and am a bit intimidated, but John Stephens has been very encouraging,” Liston said. “I wanted Danny on The Roots seven days a ...

Big Bandwidth Increase To Support Roots Audience Growth   (12/18/23)

The picture above is from our roof at the KETC TV building in Grand Center. The big SAT uplink dish in the center is for PBS. The smaller dish in ...

Jake’s Leg Packs The Wildey for Roots Live Broadcast

It may have been -5 degrees and snowing outside, but Jake's Leg fans packed The Wildey Theatre for a sold-out concert Saturday evening. The Roots.FM was proud to broadcast the ...

The Roots is Looking For More Volunteers

Roots program hosts do a lot more than spin records. Hours of research go into each of our marque programs like The Artist Spotlight, Blue Monday, C-Sides, Sweet Sunday Morning, ...

Mighty Pines Supporting KDHX DJs With Protest Anthem

Last week, we told you about The Mighty Pines multi-instrumentalist Gerard Erker, who wrote a catchy protest anthem: “Hey KDHX,” and was released last week on YouTube, Spotify, Amazon Music, ...

Liston Brothers Pack The Pageant Saturday Evening   12/3/23

The Liston Brothers concert Saturday Evening at the Pageant was off the chart. SRO Crowd. Influential band with all-star musicians. From the stage, Danny thanked The Roots for effectively promoting ...

Liston Brothers Concert 12/3/23  –  Set List

Set One In The Morning Everybody Needs Somebody's Lucky Lady Merry Go Round Old friends Caught Up in The Middle Can't Fool Yourself MO Skyline Long Time Set Two Pearl ...

Mighty Pines Supporting KDHX DJs With Protest Anthem

There is a revolution underway at KDHX radio in St. Louis. The board chair and Executive Director have been firing long-time volunteers for being “disloyal,” and a good percentage of ...