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Thanksgiving Programming 2014

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We’ve got a musical recipe for your Thanksgiving Day on 91.9 WFPK, as we re-broadcast some of our favorite Live Lunches of the year and more!

6-9am – Duke Meyer
Listen for Alice’s Restaurant in the 8am hour!

9-10am – Bob Dylan and the Band: The Complete Basement TapesBasementTapesCD
In 1967, Bob Dylan got together with The Band in upstate New York. It took eight years for some of the music to come out officially, but in that time, the legend of The Basement Tapes grew. Listen for interviews with Garth Hudson and more with highlights from the full release of The Basement Tapes.

10am-Noon – American Routes: John Prine Special
Join us for a two-hour visit with John Prine as he walks us through his life–from urban Illinois backwards to Muhlenberg County, Kentucky–and catalog. For over 35 years, the singer and guitarist has written and performed songs which present a slightly off-kilter and darkly humorous look at working class America.

Noon-6pm – Live Lunch Marathonalexwright
12:00 – Alex Wright
1:00 – Jukebox the Ghost
2:00 – Deanna Bogart
3:00 – Asgier
4:00 – Willie Watson
5:00 – St. Paul and the Broken Bones

6-8pm – World Cafe
Tough Love is the second record from English singer-songwriter Jessie Ware.

8-9pm – Sound Opinions
Rock legend and Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant joins hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot in the studio to discuss his decades long career and why he made a decision to stop caring about sales and popularity and just focus on innovative music.

9pm-1am – FPK’s After Dark With Sean Cannon
9pm – The Weekly Feed Preview – a song making waves across the internet.
11pm – Late Night Wars – We play the best late night TV performance of the week

1am–2am – Night Visions
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

 

WFPK Reggae Block Party

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Bring the entire family to the WFPK Reggae Block Party Sunday, Sept. 7!  World Force Reggae hosts, Benny and Ibuka, will be broadcasting live from  Headliners beginning at 2pm!

Tickets are ONLY $3 in advance and $5 day of show. Click here to order, pick them up at Headliners box office or here, at the WFPK reception desk, 619 S. 4th Street (8:30-5:30 M-F…cash only at the front desk).

We’ll be collecting new gender-neutral backpacks at the door for Blessings in a Backpack!

Here’s how the day will unfold:
1:00pm – Doors open
2-4 – Music on the lot provided by Matt Anthony and DJ Fyah P with jerk chicken on the grill prepared by our very on Ibuka!
2:30 – Kids activities inside
3:30 – Kids activities inside
4-4:45 – Live set by PMA (Positive Mental Attitude)
5:00 – Broadcast ends…stay and party with DJ Benny!

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Amanda: The Paws Report, July 23

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Today at 3:30pm for The Paws Report:

Amanda is a four-year-old Chihuahua who came to the Kentucky Humane Society from an overcrowded municipal shelter. Amanda is a total sweetheart: she is easy going and low key. Amanda finds being at the shelter stressful, and she’s hoping she will get to go to her forever home soon. Amanda arrived at KHS with an injury to her back right paw: one of the bones in her foot was broken. Amanda’s foot is healing, but she will need to be on leash walks only and no rough play for a few weeks in her new home. If you are looking for a special small dog to share your life with, please spend some time getting to know Amanda. She has a lot of love to give. Meet Amanda at the Kentucky Humane Society’s Main Campus, 241 Steedly Drive in Louisville. View all adoptable pets online at www.kyhumane.org or call 502-366-3355 for more information.

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday July 30

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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.

Ben Sollee (approx. 9 p.m.)

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The Deloreans (approx. 7:30 p.m.)

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Steelism (approx. 6 p.m.)

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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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Album of the Month: I Saved Latin – A Tribute to Wes Anderson

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On May 13th, American Laundromat Records will release a tribute compilation celebrating universally beloved oddball director Wes Anderson. Featuring 23 artists covering songs featured in his movies, the album’s roster of contributors includes names like Generationals, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Freelance Whales, and Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s tackling music by David Bowie, The Velvet Underground, Love, The Rolling Stones, and more.

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Live Lunch May 2: Vice Tricks

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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.

It’s a Derby Eve throwdown with Louisville’s own Vice Tricks, this Friday at noon! Join us for some Psychobilly rock ‘n’ roll live in our studios before they play The New Vintage Friday night with Bodeco!

Described as “Social Distortion, meets Reverend Horton Heat.” Featuring the Devilish Ms. Verity Vice on Upright Bass, Vice Tricks began as a way to combine a love of 50’s-60’s Rock & Roll with the energy of 70’s punk rock and have carefully crafted, carved, and botched their sound into something unique.

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