Author Archives: WFPK

In the Studio: Shovels and Rope


Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, collectively known as Shovels and Rope, dropped by the studio before their Waterfront Wednesday set to reveal a very direct musical connection their last album O’ Be Joyful has to Louisville.

Trampled By Turtles – Are You Behind the Shining Star (Live at WFPK)

Here’s another video of Trampled By Turtles performing at the Four Roses Bourbon Brunch in the WFPK performance studio during Forecastle.

Dwight Yoakam on The Weekly Feed

Dwight Yoakam is a man who’s always got a lot going on. The country legend sat down with Kyle Meredith to discuss his new on-camera moment in CBS’s Under the Dome, the state of country music, his history, and his next record.

Live Lunch August 29: Lydia Loveless


Want to know who is coming up in the next few weeks? Did you miss an episode? Have no fear! Take a look at our Live Lunch archives and upcoming schedule.

Columbus alt-country ingenue Lydia Loveless is making a weekend of it here in Louisville. She’ll be at Zanzabar this Saturday and Live Lunch this Friday.

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Tuesday Featured Artist: Waterfront Wednesday Bands


Listen for a song from our Tuesday Featured Artist every hour from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Waterfront Wednesday is this week, and we’ll be celebrating by playing tracks from Shovels and Rope, The Wild Feathers and Tim Easton all day long on Tuesday.

Due to construction caused by the KY/IN bridges project, some streets immediately surrounding the event area may be inaccessible. A map is available with parking locations. We strongly suggest parking west of I -65 in the Witherspoon, Humana and surface lots. All set times are approximate. Gates open at 5 p.m. More info is available for directions, upcoming shows and everything else you need to enjoy WFPK Waterfront Wednesday.

Shovels and Rope (approx. 9 p.m.)

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The Wild Feathers (approx. 7:30 p.m.)

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Tim Easton (approx. 6 p.m.)

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Film Review: Calvary

Brendan Gleeson is featured as a small village Irish priest, who administers to an eccentric flock, while knowing one of them intends to kill him in a week. It’s lighter than it sounds.