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Music City Roots: Live From The Factory is a weekly concert and live radio show that broadcasts every Wednesday night (7PM CST) on WMOT Roots Radio 89.5 FM in Murfreesboro-Nashville, Tennessee, and worldwide at It's hosted by Grammy-winning artist Jim Lauderdale, legendary radio announcer Keith Bilbrey and show journalist/interview guy Craig Havighurst. We feature leading lights and new discoveries in Americana, blues, rock and roll, gospel, jazz, rockabilly, bluegrass, newgrass, western, folk, singer songwriter, country, soul, vintage, ragtime, cow punk, honky tonk, big band, swing, acoustic, celtic, and more! Since going on the air in 2009, Music City Roots has built a worldwide community of lovers of hand-made, real music. We showcase the finest artistry working in or passing through the dynamic Nashville music scene. With old-school radio presentation before a large live audience, artist interview and great audio, MCR is one of the best ways to get a weekly fix of roots music.

Apr 23, 2016

Jim Lauderdale - Lazy Boy


John McEuen (Segment 1)

Cannonball Rag

I am a Pilgrim

Dooley* (w/Les Thompson)

Blue Ridge

Flower (You Are)

Ring of Fire* (w/John Carter Cash)


John McEuen (Segment 2)


Apr 18, 2016

Jim Lauderdale - The Star


Jamie Kent

Prince of Pain

Still A Dream


Look Up



Jon Stickley Trio

Point to Point

Blackburn Brothers

Rice Dream

Darth Radar


Blackberry Blossom


Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn

Fisherman’s Song