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Live Lunch Sept. 5: Dark Side of the Wall

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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 own tribute to Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Wall, is bringing its full stage show to the Iroquois Amiptheater on Sept. 13. Before that happens, the band is scaling down for Live Lunch this week.

More information: Official Site | Facebook | Youtube

Album of the Month: Dead Man’s Town – A Tribute to Born in the U.S.A.

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2014 marks the 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A. Although it would become his biggest selling album with seven top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, Luther Dickinson of North Mississippi Allstars says “any of those songs could be played with acoustic guitar alone and still be great.” Taking this idea as its premise, Dead Man’s Town: A Tribute to Born in the U.S.A. strips the album’s 12 indelible originals to the core, with contributions from Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, Low, Nicole Atkins, Justin Townes Earle, Blitzen Trapper, Joe Pug, Trampled by Turtles, and more.

More information: Official Site | Rolling Stone feature

Tuesday Featured Artist: Reggae Tuesday

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

In honor of Sunday’s Reggae Block Party at Headliners, it’s Reggae Tuesday! We’ll be spinning our favorite reggae tunes all Tuesday long.

Delta Spirit – Into the Wide (Album Premiere)

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Delta Spirit has partnered up with several leaders in the world of public radio to simultaneously premiere the band’s new album, Into the Wide. You’ll be able to stream the entire thing until it’s out next Tuesday, Sept. 9. Here’s some info about the new record:

Into the Wide, Delta Spirit’s fourth record, was born in a windowless Brooklyn studio the band built and subsequently rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy. Of the writing experience, Kelly Winrich (multi-instrumentalist, vocals) notes, “that sense of feeling trapped in our studio and in the city definitely gave the album more of a weight than our previous records, and played a big part in this being our moodiest recording yet.” When it came time to record, the band relocated to Maze Studios in Atlanta and teamed up with producer Ben Allen (Animal Collective, Deerhunter), who helped breathe new life and brighter energy into the songs while still capturing the distinctive results of their writing space in New York.

Contest: David Gray Grand Prize

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WFPK Waterfront Wednesday Sept. 17

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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.

Lake Street Dive (approx. 9 p.m.)

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

Sean Rowe (approx. 7:30 p.m.)

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

The 23 String Band (approx. 6 p.m.)

More information: Official Website | AllMusic | Facebook


ABOUT THE 2014 WFPK WATERFRONT WEDNESDAY SEASON

louwaterfront.jpgWFPK Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is FREE to all. This month’s sponsors include Goose Island Brewing Company,  Mini of Louisville and Republic Bank.

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is held on the  Big Four Lawn, located just west of the Big Four Bridge. Gates open at 5 p.m. A map is available for parking locations. Start times are approximate. Thanks to DC Productions.

Take a look at upcoming shows!

Outside alcohol is prohibited.  No coolers, no glass or pets allowed in the event area of the Big Four Lawn and the adjacent park areas.  For more information, please call 814-6500.

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