Author Archives: Stacy Owen

Contest: Front Row for Lyle Lovett!

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Album of the Month: Ryan Adams Live At Carnegie Hall

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Ryan Adams returned to Carnegie Hall in New York in November 2014 for two shows, after last performing there in the winter of 2011. The 2014 shows were part of the ongoing tour for his self-titled album; unusually, these two gigs were solo affairs during a period in which Adams had been performing with his new electric band, the Shining, but they served to show Adams’ incredible versatility as a musician.

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Live Lunch: The Tunesmiths

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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 The Tunesmiths have made a name for themselves with high energy performances and the deadly combination of rock n’ roll guitar mixed with R & B vocals. They’ve just released a new EP titled, Full Time Hustle. So hustle to the WFPK studios and celebrate with us this Friday at noon!

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Tuesday Featured Artist: Beck

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

Beck broke into the mainstream with his infectious 1994 folk/rap hit “Loser” and he’s still going strong. He’s just released a new single AND he turns 45 years old this week. We’re celebrating by diving deep into his catalog all day long!

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Album of the Month: My Morning Jacket – The Waterfall

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My Morning Jacket’s The Waterfall, is out May 4th on ATO Records / Capitol Records. Recorded in Stinson Beach, CA the album is steeped in the spirit of where it was made.

Stinson Beach was so psychedelic and focused. It was almost like we lived on our own little moon out there. It feels like you’re up in the sky. – Jim James

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Tuesday Featured Artist: JJ Grey & Mofro

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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 the band’s appearance Friday, Derby Eve, at Iroquois Amphitheater you’ll be hearing JJ Grey & Mofro all day long! Anderson East and special guests The Louisville Leopard Percussionists are also on the bill. And listen for a WFPK in studio visit from JJ Friday afternoon at 3:00!

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