Author Archives: Laura Shine

Friday, September 30

6-9am: Duke
6:20 – Vinyl Lust – a song from a real live LP!

9am-Noon: John Timmons

12pm – Live Lunch with Tommy Womack Band

1pm-3pm: Sean Cannon

3-6pm – Laura Shine
5pm – The Friday Ride Home – Louisville Ride Home with WFPK’s Music Director, Kyle Meredith (pssst, it’s also his birthday!)

6-8pm: World Café With David Dye
Little Seeds is a highly personal new collection of songs from the married indie-folk duo, Shovels & Rope.

8pm-12am: Sound Clash w/ Matt Anthony
Join Matt and trace the evolution of the drum from past to present through Reggae, Soul, Punk, Hip-Hop, Latin, Jazz, and Afro-Funk and everything in-between.

12am-1am: Night Visions with OK Deejays- an eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

Thursday, September 29

6-9am – Duke

9am-12pm – John Timmons

12pm –3pm – Kyle Meredith
Listen for music news and song premiers from all of your favorite artists!
1:30pm – The Speed of Sound – a short interview with special guests.

3p-6pm – Laura Shine
5’0 Clock Shadow – an original followed by a cover tune.

6p-8pm – World Café w/David Dye
It’s a Vintage Cafe with guitarist Jeff Beck from 2010 upon the release of his then new album, Emotion & Commotion.

8pm-9pm – Sound Opinions
Herb Alpert & Opinions on Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
Trumpeter Herb Alpert has had a remarkable, multifaceted career. In addition to scoring his own hits with the Tijuana Brass in the ’60s, he cofounded A&M Records, signing a diverse roster of artists ranging from The Carpenters to Janet Jackson. Herb Alpert joins Jim and Greg for a conversation. Plus, a review of the new album from legendary band Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds.

9pm-12am – FPK’s Afterdark with Meg
11pm – “Thursday Night Street Party” features brass and street-beat bands from around the world that make ya wanna get up and boogie!

12am – 1am – Night Visions
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

Wednesday, September 28

6-9am: Duke

9am-12pm: John Timmons

12pm-3pm: Kyle Meredith
Listen for music news and song premiers from all of your favorite artists!
Wednesday Worship Service – We dive into an artist’s catalog and tell the stories behind the songs.
2pm – Howell Dawdy (Waterfront Wednesday tonight!)

3pm-6pm – Laura Shine
3pm – Oliver John Rodgers (Waterfront Wednesday tonight!)
4pm – Nada Surf (Waterfront Wednesday tonight!)
5’0 Clock Shadow – an original followed by a cover tune.

6-8pm: World Café With David Dye
World Cafe goes to the Philadelphia Folk Festival for live performances from Liz Longley, Quiet Live, and The Sheepdogs.

8-9pm: Sir Microcosm
Listen for the ultimate mix-tape hosted by Jim James of My Morning Jacket and long-time friend and musician, Dave Givan!

9pm-12am: FPK’s Afterdark with Meg

12am-1am: Night Visions with the OK Deejays and Sam Sneed
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

1am-5am: WFPK Overnight
Hear your favorite mix of FPK tunes all night long.

Louisville Music Awards: The Finalists

The 2016 Louisville Music Awards will be at The Kentucky Center’s Bomhard Theatre on October 27th. There will be much fanfare, red carpet, celebrity sightings, a bourbon drink or two, and lots of great performances. But most importantly, some hard working Louisville musicians will get recognition for their recordings and performances over the last year. The finalists were nominated by The Academy and the public. Voting is now open and you can vote here. Congratulations to all! Here are this year’s finalists:

AMERICANA ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Freakwater

WildWood

Nellie Pearl

Nick Dittmeier & the Sawdusters

Quiet Hollers

FOLK ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Joan Shelley

Justin Paul Lewis

Troubadours of Divine Bliss

Joann + The Dakota

LIVE DJ OF THE YEAR

TasTe DJs

GlitterTitzDJz

DJ JP Source

DJ Sam Sneed

Derby City Soul Club (Matt Anthony, Kim Sorise)

Saving Our Style – VANE

COVER BAND OF THE YEAR

Tony and the Tan Lines

Rumours – A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

The Winger Brothers

The Louisville Crashers

Cover Me Badd

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Dr. Dundiff & Friends

Jack Harlow

Otis Junior

Kogan Dumb

RMLLW2LLZ

JAZZ – AVANT GARDE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Jaye Jayle

Jonathan Glen Wood

Curio Key Club

In Lightning

The Shasta 5

Swing ‘39

Dane Waters

ROCK ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Cereal Glyphs

BRENDA

Murals

House Ghost

Kaleidico

Frederick the Younger

METAL – HARDCORE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Anwar Sadat

Stonecutters

Stagecoach Inferno

Ohlm

Artifex Pereo

SINGER SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Dave Moisan

Petar Mandic

Brooks Ritter

Jacob Holz

Alanna Fugate

SONG OF THE YEAR

“Live/Die” By Nellie Pearl

“Chevy Cruising’” By Bonez feat. Razor and Play

“Me Vs. Me” By Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff

“Broken Guitar” By Quiet Hollers

“River” By Danny Flanigan

“Up Up & Away” By Zach Longoria Project

“Top Shelf” By Brenda

“Silent Treatment” By The Pass

“Gold Watch” By Houseghost feat. James Lindsey

“ Blue Collar Dreams” By Aaron Bibelhauser

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

“Inner Space” By Eons D & Jordan Jetson

“Violet City Lantern” Murals

“Dr. Dundiff and Friends” By Dr. Dundiff and Friends

“Lonesome No More!” By Nellie Pearl

“CANYONS” By The Pass

“Every Little Thing” By Justin Paul Lewis

“1Moment2Another” By Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff

Tuesday, September 27

TUESDAY FEATURED ARTIST: Waterfront Wednesday Artists: Nada Surf, Oliver John Rodgers, and Howell Dawdy
6-9am: Duke

9am-Noon: John Timmons

Noon-3pm: Kyle Meredith
Listen for music news and song premiers from all of your favorite artists!
1:30pm – The Speed of Sound – a short interview with special guests.

3-6pm: Laura Shine
3:30pm – The Paws Report – an adoptable pet from the Ky. Humane Society is featured.
4pm – Tim Easton (at Zanzabar tonight)
5 0’Clock Shadow – an original followed by a cover tune.

6-8pm: World Café With David Dye
English musician Jon Cleary’s latest New Orleans album is called, Go Go Juice.

8-9pm: eTown
Live musical performances from Boulder, Colorado with hosts Nick and Helen Forrester and the E-chievement Award for environmental activism. Tonight listen for Ben Folds and Greg Holden.

9pm-12am: WFPK After Dark With Meg Samples

12-1am: Night Visions With the OK Deejays and Sam Sneed
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

1am-5am: WFPK Overnight
Hear your favorite mix of FPK tunes all night long.

Monday, September 26

6-9am: Duke
6:20am – Vinyl Lust – a song from a real live LP

9am-12pm: John Timmons

12pm-3pm: Kyle Meredith
Listen for music news and song premiers from all of your favorite artists.

3-6pm – Laura Shine
5’0 Clock Shadow – an original followed by a cover tune.

6-8pm: World Café With David Dye
Louisiana born singer-songwriter, Kyle Craft, moved to Portland, Oregon to make his debut, Dolls of Highland.

8pm-9pm: The Guest List with Sean Cannon
Each week, Sean will have in-depth, casual conversations with musicians, comedians, actors, authors, and other notable weirdos. After the talking is out of the way, they’ll give a glimpse inside their musical minds by curating diverse and thoughtful guest DJ sets. You’ll also hear regular features from Bonnie “Prince” Billy, among others.

9pm-12am – FPK’s Afterdark with Meg Samples

12am-1am: Night Visions With the OK Deejays and Sam Sneed
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

1am-5am: WFPK Overnight
Hear your favorite mix of FPK tunes all night long.