Julius Marks elementary school receives new guitars, ukuleles by The Wooks
Students at Lexington’s Julius Marks Elementary School Thursday received 17 guitars, 17 ukuleles, one guitar for special needs students, picks and a double stack guitar rack from The Wooks and the Can’d Aid Foundation who makes similar donations across the nation.
The Wooks , a Kentucky rhythm and Bluegrass band, sang songs, answered questions and hosted a music workshop with the kids.
The local donation comes ahead of The Wooks album release party at 8 p.m. Friday at the Red Mile in Lexington.
Can’d Aid has donated nearly 950 instruments to elementary students across the nation, according to a news release.