12pm –3pm – Kyle Meredith
Listen for music news and song premiers from all of your favorite artists!
1:30pm – The Speed of Sound – a short interview with special guests.
3p-6pm – Laura Shine
5’0 Clock Shadow – an original followed by a cover tune.
6p-8pm – World Café w/David Dye
A Vintage Cafe from 2011 featuring folk duo, The Civil Wars, recorded after the release of their critically-acclaimed debut, Barton Hallow.
8pm-9pm – Sound Opinions
World Tour – Brazil & Opinions on Ryley Walker
With all eyes turned toward the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the Sound Opinions World Tour makes its next stop in Brazil, a country with an unmatched musical influence on the globe. Jim and Gregexplore the rich musical history of Brazil, including the bossa nova, MPB, and Tropicáliaphenomena of the 1950s and ’60s. Plus, a review of the new album from Chicago fingerpickingvirtuoso Ryley Walker.
9pm-12am – FPK’s Afterdark with John King
12am – 1am – Night Visions
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.
While you’re at Forecastle don’t forget to visit our booth near the WFPK Port Stage for a chance to win tickets to next year’s festival! Your favorite WFPK hosts will also be hanging out at the booth throughout the weekend. (Located on your way to the WFPK Port Stage on the Harbor Lawn)
Friday July 15
4:30-5:30 – John Timmons
7:30-8:30 – Sean Cannon
Saturday July 16
3:00-4:00 – Meg Samples
5:30-6:30 – Sean Cannon
6:00-7:00 – John King
Sunday July 17
3:30-4:30 – Laura Shine
6:30-7:30 – Kyle Meredith and Stacy Owen
7:00-8:00 – Sean Cannon
World Force Reggae hosts Benny and Ibuka will meet you at Waterfront Park’s Brown Forman Amphitheater Saturday, June 25th from 4pm to 8pm! Commune with friends and family, picnic under the trees and help us celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Force Reggae (yum…that means cake)! We’ll provide the reggae music and games for the young ones. You can also take them to cool off at the Adventure Playground water features nearby! This event is FREE. Check out some photos from last year!
Bring your own picnic, or purchase dinner from us. We’ll provide jerk chicken on the grill for $5, prepared by our very own Ibuka! Park Map
Schedule for the day:
4:00 – Event begins
4-8 – DJs Benny, Matt Anthony and DJ Mixa provide the tunes!
4:30 – Kids activities
5:00 – Jerk chicken on the grill is served!
5:30 – Kids activities
6:30 – Live music from Positive Mental Attitude
Address to use with GPS:
1301 RIVER ROAD
The WFPK Waterfront Wednesday Concert Series presents free monthly concerts on the Big Four Lawn next to the Big Four Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. Each concert attracts thousands to the Waterfront to mingle, dance and enjoy the river in a family-friendly park atmosphere on select Wednesdays of every month, April through September. The event has become a thriving city institution, helping Louisville secure an international award as a top city for festivals.
Brothers Scott and Grant Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit performed a stripped down set for some lucky WFPK members before their big show at Headliners on Tuesday, May 3rd! The boys were in great humor, sharing songs from their new release, Painting of a Panic Attack.
Rising Austin band Bright Light Social Hour and Louisville’s own Vessel celebrate all things Derby with a psychedelic jam that’ll blow your mind! WFPK’s boat race day tradition continues with a band NPR calls, “continually exhilarating”! Meet us at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville Wednesday, May 4th at 8pm for live music, food and fun! All you need is your Pegasus pin for entry.