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Listen to WFPK Port Stage Broadcasts Now!

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There were so many great moments from our live Forecastle broadcasts that it was hard to keep track of them all. That’s why we put every one of the sets we recorded from the WFPK Port Stage in one place for your listening pleasure!

Disclaimer: The performances are unedited, and some of them contain some explicit language.

Tuesday Featured Artist: Waterfront Wednesday Bands

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The WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® Concert Series is a monthly free concert on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. The Big Four Lawn “opens” at 5pm, and the music begins promptly at 6pm. Have questions? Check out our FAQ page!

To alleviate parking congestion caused by the KY/IN Bridges project, a free trolley service, courtesy of Republic Bank, will be offered between Witherspoon and the Big Four Lawn for people who park West of I-65. The Republic Bank Easy Trolley will run a continuous loop between 6:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. We strongly suggest parking West of I -65 in the Witherspoon, Humana and surface lots. Increased bicycle parking will be offered in the event area, courtesy of Parkside Bikes. VIEW MAP OF PARKING OPTIONS HERE.

Live Lunch: In Lightning

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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.

Louisville’s In Lightning is a seven member rock orchestra originally imagined by composer/bassist Ben Short, and drummer/percussionist Lamar Cornett.

An ensemble of violin, cello, French horn, guitar, bass, piano, and drums, In Lightning is music that is captivating, and also will get you groovin’!

Funk/rock energy, hip/hop rhythms, soaring melodies, and rich harmonies, with a classic sound!

More information: Facebook | Soundcloud

Live Lunch: Storefront Congregation

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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.

Storefront Congregation is a Louisville-based band known for their tight harmonies, fast picking, smooth sounds, and gritty rhythms. They pull inspiration from all types of music. Both standards and original material blend in a unique sound to satisfy any musical appetite.

Before appearing at the 40th Kentucky Music Weekend, Storefront Congregation will play Live Lunch this week.

More information: Facebook | ReverbNation | Twitter

Tuesday Featured Artist: Cracker

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

Rising out of the ashes of Camper Van Beethoven, the twangy indie rock act Cracker is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. While criss-crossing the country to mark the occasion, David Lowery and the gang will stop at Headliners July 30.

More information: Official Website | Wikipedia | Allmusic | Facebook | Twitter

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday

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It’s 2015’s Waterfront Wednesday season. Visit our WFPK Waterfront Wednesday calendar for all the details!