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Pledge and Win a Trip to Hangout Fest 2014!

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Pledge your financial support before the fundraiser ends on May 22nd and you’ll automatically be entered to win a trip to the Hangout Music Fest! (Contest Rules)

Hangout Music Festival is the first and only festival of its kind.  Located in beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama, Hangout features an eclectic musical lineup with stages located directly on white sandy beaches just steps from the Gulf of Mexico. Hangout features today’s top rock ‘n roll and contemporary artists in an idyllic sun-soaked setting.

Our winner will receive:

• Two tickets to the festival May 16-18, 2014
• Flights to the festival
• 3 nights stay at a condo
• Free shuttle service to the festival each day

Pledge Now and be entered to win!

Thanks to our sponsor!

 

Sample WFPK Live Volume 8!

WFPK Live 8 Cover

It’s time for our spring membership drive, and you know what that means. We’ve got a brand new edition of the WFPK Live series, which is available when you make a pledge of at least $15 per month or a $180 lump sum gift. Check out the player below for samples of the exclusive recordings that will appear on WFPK Live Vol. 8, which has been made possible thanks to Murphy’s Camera.

Meagan Jordan took the winning photo for our cover. As our winner, she’ll be the official WFPK photographer when Lyle Lovett takes the stage at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 17th! More info

Thursday, Feb. 6

6-9am –Duke Meyer
8am – The Daily Feed – a song making waves across the internet.
8:50am – The Buzz – music news of the day.

9am-12pm – Kyle Meredith

12pm –3pm – Marion Dries
1:50pm – The Buzz – music news of the day.

3p-6pm – Laura Shine
4:40 – The Buzz – music news of the day.
5’0 Clock Shadow – an original followed by a cover tune.

6p-8pm – World Café w/David Dye
Los Angeles quartet Warpaint returns with the long-awaited second release of their rich indie-rock.

8pm-9pm – Sound Opinions
More than a decade after breaking up, D.C. indie rockers The Dismemberment Plan are back. Later Jim and Greg review a new album by super-duo Broken Bells.

9pm-1am – FPK’s Afterdark with Sean Cannon
9pm – The Daily Feed – a song making waves across the internet.
10pm – Damien Jurado Pt. 2
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.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

6-9am: Duke Meyer
8:05am – The Daily Feed – an internet buzz song is featured.
8:50am – The Buzz – music news of the day.

9am-12pm: Kyle Meredith
The Wednesday Worship – Kyle dives into an artist’s catalog and tells the stories behind the songs.
11:05am – Kyle’s Grab Bag – a deeper cut from a new album or a giveaway.

12pm-3pm: Marion Dries
1:50pm – The Buzz – music news of the day.

3pm-6pm: Laura Shine
3:30pm: Paws Report – an adoptable pet plus animal advice.
4:00pm – Charlie King live in studio (Clifton Center tonight)
4:40pm – The Buzz – music news of the day.
5’0 Clock Shadow – an original followed by a cover tune.

6-8pm: World Café With David Dye
Revered Southern songwriter and swampy guitarist, Tony Joe White, showcases his new blues album, Hoodoo.

8-9pm: Sir Microcosm
Listen for the ultimate mix tape, hosted by Jim James of My Morning Jacket and long-time friend, Dave Givan!

9pm-1am: FPK’s Afterdark with Sean Cannon
9pm – The Daily Feed – an internet buzz song is featured.
10pm – Damien Jurado interview
11pm – The Flipside – We play an honest to goodness B-side from a single on vinyl you might not have heard.

1am-2am: Night Visions with the OK Deejays and Sam Sneed
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

2am-5am: WFPK Overnight
Hear your favorite mix of FPK tunes all night long.

Tuesday, Feb. 4

TUESDAY FEATURED ARTIST: Emmylou Harris (With Rodney Crowell at The Brown tonight!)

6-9am: Duke Meyer
8:05am – The Daily Feed – an internet buzz song is featured.
8:50am – The Buzz – music news of the day.

9am-Noon: Kyle Meredith
11:05am – Kyle’s Grab Bag – a deeper cut from a new album or giveaway

Noon-3pm: Marion Dries
1:50pm – The Buzz – music news of the day.

3-6pm: Matt Anthony
4pm – Todd Brashear from Wild & Wooly Video stops by with a giveaway and what’s new on DVD.
4:40pm – The Buzz – music news of the day.
5’0 Clock Shadow – an original followed by a cover tune.

6-8pm: World Café With David Dye
Following the overwhelming success of Icelandic artist Asgeir’s debut in his home country, the translated album, In the Silence, has been released in the States.

8-9pm: eTown
Live musical performances from Boulder, Colorado with hosts Nick and Helen Forrester and the E-chievement Award for environmental activism. Tonight listen for City and Colour and Birds of Chicago.

9pm-1am: WFPK After Dark With Sean Cannon
9pm – The Daily Feed – an internet buzz song is featured.
11pm – Check the Label – We spotlight an independent record label and feature two bands who call it home

1-2am: Night Visions With the OK Deejays and Sam Sneed
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

2am-5am: WFPK Overnight
Hear your favorite mix of FPK tunes all night long.

Top 100 Songs of 2013

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The WFPK year-end countdown is underway! We’ll update the list each hour, so feel free to follow along today as you listen. This year’s countdown is made possible in part by O’Shea’s Pubs, with locations Downtown and in the Highlands.

100. Allen Stone – Sleep

99. Anders Osbourne – 47

98. Steve Martin – Love Has Come For You

97. Sons of Fathers – Roots & Vine

96. Cold War Kids – Miracle Man

95. Johnny Marr – Right Thing Right

94. Paul McCartney – New

93. The Dismemberment Plan – Invisible

92. Natalie Maines – Come Cryin’ To Me

91. Brett Dennen – Wild Child

90. Gibbard/Mann – Bigger Than Love

89. Jason Isbell – Live Oak

88. Cheyenne Mize – Whole Heart

87. Frightened Rabbit – The Woodpile

86. Son Volt – Hearts and Minds

85. Avicii – Wake Me Up

84. Spacehog – Oh Dinosaur

83. Junk Yard Dogs – Good Good Lovin

82. Haim – The Wire

81. Jim James – State of the Art

80. Leagues – Mind Games

79. Wild Feathers – The Ceiling

78. The Head and the Heart – Shake

77. Randall Bramblett – Roll

76. Deer Tick – Dream’s in the Ditch

75. Alt-J – Breezeblocks

74. Dawes – Most People

73. Little Comets – Jennifer

72. Regina Spektor – You’ve Got Time

71. Kings of Leon – Supersoaker

70. Man Man – Head On

69. Matt Costa – Good Times

68. Joseph Arthur – Saint of Impossible Causes

67. Iron and Wine – Singers and the Endless Song

66. Devendra Banhart – Never Seen Such Good Things

65. Local Natives – Heavy Feet

64. Civil Wars – The One That Got Away

63. They Might be Giants – You’re On Fire

62. Leagues – Spotlight

61. Lone Bellow – You Never Need Nobody

60. Teneia Sanders – Steamboat

59. David Bowie – The Stars

58. National – Don’t Swallow the Cap

57. Thao – We the Common

56. Rilo Kiley – Let Me Back In

55. Jack Johnson – I Got You

54. Small Time Napoleon – Sidewinder

53. Laura Veirs – Sun Song

52. Cayucas – High School Lover

51. Matt Duncan – The Keys

50. J. Roddy – Heavy Bells

49. Features – This Disorder

48. Amos Lee – The Man Who Wants You

47. Little Green Cars – Harper Lee

46. Grizzly Bear – A Simple Answer

45. Fitz – 6am

44. Bonnie Prince Billy & Dawn McCarthy – Just What I Was Looking For

43. Frightened Rabbit – Dead Now

42. City and Colour – Thirst

41. Neko Case – That’s Who I Am

40. Cabin – The Oceanographer

39. Moon Taxi – The New Black

38. Mayer Hawthorne – Her Favorite Song

37. Volcano Choir – Byegone

36. Villagers – Nothing Arrived

35. Cave Singers – Have To Pretend

34. David Ford – Pour A Little Poison

33. Junip – Your Life Your Call

32. Laura Marling – Where Can I Go

31. Nerves Junior – Goodnight Nobody

30. Houndmouth – On The Road

29. Josh Rouse – Julie

28. Lone Bellow – Bleeding Out

27. Iron and WIne – Grace For Saints and Ramblers

26. Arcade Fire – Reflektor

25. Edward Sharpe – Better Days

24. No More Kings – They’re Coming To Get You, Barbra

23. Replacements – I’m Not Sayin’

22. Old Baby – Young

21. Telekinesis – Power Lines

20. Josh Ritter – Joy To You Baby

19. Kopecky – Heartbeat

18. Debauchees – I’ve Got Energy

17. Neko Case – Man

16. Vampire Weekend – Diane Young

15. Pearl Jam – Mind Your Manners

14. Cheyenne Mize – Among The Grey

13. The National – Demons

12. Sun Kil Moon – Among the Leaves

11. Dawes – From A Window Seat

10. Haim – Don’t Save Me

9. Fleetwood Mac – Sad Angel

8. Jake Bugg – Two Fingers

7. Phosphorescent – Song For Zula

6. Joshua James – Queen of the City

5. Wax Fang – Blonde Leading the Blonde

4. Primal Scream – It’s Alright

3. Dr. Dog – Broken Heart

2. Jason Isbell – Stockholm

1. Jim James – A New Life