6-8am: American Routes With Nick Spitzer
A conversation with a man of many talents: songwriter, actor, boxer, military man, among many titles, Kris Kristofferson, reflecting on his life in music, his songwriting craft, and the nature of gratitude for his life’s adventures.
8am-9am: Kentucky Homefront
A live show recorded in Louisville with host John Gage featuring local and regional artists.
9am-12pm: James Bickers
11:30am – CD Kaplan – Culture Maven on film and culture.
12pm-4pm: John Timmons
4pm-7pm: Relics Christmas With Duke
Listen for this program focusing on music from 1965-1981! Today it’s Holiday music from the Relics era featuring the holiday messages The Beatles sent to their fan club members.
7pm-9pm: Little Steven’s Underground Garage Christmas
Each week Little Steven takes you on a two hour trip down the path of what was cool in all six decades of Rock and Roll, a celebration of Pop culture, and features the best emerging new bands worldwide. Today it’s our favorite time of year in the Underground Garage. It’s time for our annual Christmas A Go-Go show, the wildest Christmas party in town, baby.
9pm-10pm: The Rolling Stones Radio Hour With Kevin Yazell
No stone will be unturned as we explore the past present and future of the Greatest Rock and Roll Band In The World.
10pm-12am: Blues Party Christmas With Kevin Yazell
From Robert Johnson to Derek Trucks, The Saturday Night Blues Party is your opportunity to hear some of the greatest recorded music of all time…and you might learn something along the way! Tonight it’s Holiday blues you can use from BB King to Charles Brown!
12am-6am: Woody’s Roadhouse Christmas
Woodrow on the Radio spins wax for insomniacs all night long in the juke joint of the mind. From Otis Redding to Bob Wills, Woody will be spinning the Christmas platters that matter!
5am – Workin’ On A Building – an hour of classic gospel music!
WFPK Winter Wednesday takes place once a month and runs November through February at the Clifton Center.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. WFPK and Clifton Center members will receive preferred seating. Come early for the pre-concert reception to save yourself a seat and grab a drink and food from Taco Luchador before the show!More info is available for directions and everything else you need to enjoy WFPK Winter Wednesday.
WFPK continues our long-time partnership with Yum! Brands Foundation to raise awareness for Dare to Care Food Bank. Please bring a canned good or other non-perishable item to be collected at the door!
Matthew Ryan & The Northern Wires (approx. 8:30 pm)
Greg Foresman, Danny Flanigan, Alan Rhody are bringing their annual holiday showcase to the Live Lunch studio on Friday before hitting the Rudyard Kipling later that night (alongside John Mann). All three are doing acoustic songs in the round, as Foresman put it, they’ll be “going full-on campfire songs.”