Over the past year or so, Kentuckian Tyler Childers has been gaining steam in the world of music. His latest album Purgatory debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, along with being #4 & #17 on the Folk/Americana and Country charts, respectively. If you’ve listened to KSR over the past year, you no doubt have heard Matt talk about seeing Childers on numerous occasions and singing his praise. Childers’ most recently popped up on NPR of all places, where he took part in their Tiny Desk Concert series.
The NPR Tiny Desk Series has been around since 2008, and has amassed a total over over 500 different concerts. One of the more notable concerts involves an acoustic set with T-Pain, which has over 12 million views on YouTube. Childers performs three songs during his set: Nose on the Grindstone, 22nd Winter, and Lady May. He will be returning in concert to Kentucky on Friday, May 11, when he plays at the Beaver Dam Amphitheater with John Prine.Check out his Tiny Desk Concert set below: