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.

 

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.

WFPK Broadcasting Live From Forecastle 2014!

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WFPK is your official Forecastle station. The fun begins this Friday, July 18 at 1:45 p.m. as we begin broadcasting live from the WFPK Port Stage all weekend long. And don’t forget to stop by the WFPK booth while you’re at the festival for a chance to attend a special WFPK event with Trampled By Turtles! Keep your eye on Facebook and Twitter for announcements about artist meet and greets and acoustic performances at the WFPK booth as well!

The Forecastle live broadcasts are made possible by Bluegrass Net, delivering Internet and IT services since 1994.

WFPK Port Stage Broadcast Schedule:

Friday, July 18
1:45 – Old Baby
3:30 – Foy Vance
5:00 – Willie Watson
6:45 – The Districts
8:15 – Leagues

Saturday, July 19
1:00 – The Wans
2:15 – Jill Andrews
3:00 – Goodbye June
4:00 – Jalin Roze
5:30 – Mount Moriah
7:00 – Johnnyswim
8:30 – Drew Holcomb

Sunday, July 20
1:30 – Thee Open Sex
3:00 – Seluah
4:30 – Broadcast of Trampled By Turtles members only show
5:30 – Hayes Carll interview
6:45 – Reignwolf
8:30 – Hayes Carll

Forecastle 2014 Playlist

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With each passing week, Forecastle 2014 inches closer and closer. We’re so excited about this year’s lineup that we went ahead and put together a playlist with most of the artists on the bill. It’s one thing to read all of the names side by side; it’s another thing altogether to hear their songs side by side.

Beatrice: The Paws Report, Jan. 29

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Today at 3:30 pm meet Beatrice, a petite tabby cat with long, silky fur. This girl has it all: looks and personality. She is eight years old, and has been through a number of households through no fault of her own. One of her owners moved across the country and couldn’t take beautiful Beatrice with her. Beatrice was returned to the Kentucky Humane Society and adopted into a multi-cat household, but the resident cats were too much for her, so she came back to KHS. Beatrice is an affectionate, loving cat who will come up to you for a head scratch. When you stop, she will put her head under your hand for more. She also enjoys tucking her head right under your chin. Beatrice is spayed, micro-chipped and up-to-date on vaccinations. Meet Beatrice at the Kentucky Humane Society’s Main Campus, 241 Steedly Drive, Louisville or call 366-3355 to learn more. View all adoptable cats and dogs at www.kyhumane.org.

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Holiday Specials 2013

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Listen for special holiday programs from Little Steven, Sound Opinions, your favorite WFPK hosts and more! And tune in New Year’s Eve day for our “Top 100 Songs” of 2013 Countdown sponsored by O’Shea’s Pubs, with locations Downtown and in the Highlands. Full details below!

FRIDAY, DEC. 6
–WFPK WEEKLY FEED WRAP UP Part 1 (8-9pm)
Host Kyle Meredith takes some time to look back at favorite editions of the show. This week listen for interviews with Alabama Shakes, Stars, and Calexico!

FRIDAY, DEC. 13
–WFPK WEEKLY FEED WRAP UP Part 2 (8-9pm)
Host Kyle Meredith takes some time to look back at favorite editions of the show. This week listen for interviews with Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, They Might Be Giants, and Michael Kiwanuka!

THURSDAY, DEC. 19
–SOUND OPINIONS HOLIDAY SPECIAL (8-9pm)
Holiday music collector and expert Andy Cirzan is back with a “Rock ‘n’ Pop Xmas”! Listen for selections from XTC, The Band, The Kinks, The Beach Boys and more.

FRIDAY, DEC. 20
–HOMEMADE HOLIDAY SHOWCASE (Noon-1pm)
This special Live Lunch features holiday music from Louisville’s own Leigh Ann Yost, Alanna Fugate, Jeff Guernsey, and SqueezeBot!

–WFPK WEEKLY FEED WRAP UP Part 3 (8-9pm)
Host Kyle Meredith takes some time to look back at favorite editions of the show. This week listen for interviews with Haim, The Flaming Lips, and Jason Isbell!

–A SOUND CLASH CHRISTMAS WITH MATT ANTHONY (9-midnight)
Matt sprinkle in some holiday music on this edition of the Sound Clash with a special tribute to James Brown in the 11 O’clock hour.  The “Godfather of Soul” passed away on Christmas Day in 2006.

SATURDAY, DEC. 21
– SOUL OF CHRISTMAS W/Matt Anthony (4-7pm)
The host of WFPK’s Friday Night Sound Clash and Jazz Pulse brings you a holiday mix as only he can!

–LITTLE STEVENS UNDERGROUND GARAGE CHRISTMAS  (7-9pm)
It’s our favorite time of year in the Underground Garage. It’s time for our annual Christmas A Go-Go show, the wildest Christmas party in town, baby.

–BLUES PARTY CHRISTMAS (10pm-12am)
Holiday blues you can use from BB King to Charles Brown!

 –A ROADHOUSE CHRISTMAS WITH WOODROW ON THE RADIO! (12-6AM)
From Otis Redding to Bob Wills, Woody will be spinning the Christmas platters that matter!

SUNDAY, DEC. 22
–A VERY JAZZY CHRISTMAS  (8am-3pm)
Join WFPK jazz hosts Danny O’Bryan, John LaBarbera and Matt Anthony for holiday jazz greats old, new and in-between! Plus, Dick Sisto reveals more picks for best albums of the year on The Inner Ear at 11am!

–WORLD FORCE REGGAE CHRISTMAS (3-5pm)
Christmas edition with Ibuka and Benny!

– ROOTS & BOOTS HILLBILLY HOLIDAY WITH MICHAEL YOUNG (5 – 8pm)
Listen for Christmas songs from contemporary Americana artists, stars from country music’s heyday, and singing cowboys of old.

– SUNDAY NIGHT BLUEGRASS WITH BERK BRYANT (8-11pm)
A Bluegrass Christmas Special with The Country Gentleman, Berk Bryant.

TUESDAY, DEC. 24
–FOLK ALLEY CHRISTMAS  (10am-noon)
Holiday music from the best in contemporary folk and Americana with Tim O’Brien, Kate Rusby, Jerry Douglas, John McCutcheon, Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks and so much more.

–A NEW ORLEANS CHRISTMAS (12-1pm)
A gumbo of Christmas classics from Louis Armstrong, Wynton Marsalis, Dr. John, Aaron Neville, Irma Thomas, Harry Connick, Jr., Bradford Marsalis, Allen Toussaint, Kermit Ruffins, Fats Domino and others.

–LITTLE STEVENS UNDERGROUND GARAGE CHRISTMAS  (1-3pm)
It’s our favorite time of year in the Underground Garage. It’s time for our annual Christmas A Go-Go show, the wildest Christmas party in town, baby.

–A CHRISTMAS POTPOURRI W/LAURA SHINE (3-6pm)
Listen for Laura’s mix of vintage and new holiday music to wrap presents by or cook your holiday feast to.

–WORLD CAFÉ CHRISTMAS EVE (6-8pm)
A new performance and interview session with the Portland Cello Project, who have a new album called Winter: The Best Nine Months of the Year. Plus, a special edition of Latin Roots with Judy Cantor-Navas on Cuban Christmas music.

–E-TOWN HOLIDAY SPECIAL (8-9pm)
‘Deck the Halls’ with a very special holiday themed show. Grammy Award winning composer and violin virtuoso Mark O’Connor and his band Hot Swing! play a special Christmas set. The LA Times calls him “one of the most talented and imaginative artists working in music – any music – today.”

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– “CHRISTMAS UNWRAPPED with Michael Young (6-10AM)
Wake up with Michael Young’s crazy collection of Christmas tunes from the ridiculous to the sublime. All styles, all genres. Anything goes!

–HOMEMADE HOLIDAY SHOWCASE (10-11am)
This special Live Lunch encore features holiday music from Louisville’s own Leigh Ann Yost, Alanna Fugate, Jeff Guernsey, and SqueezeBot!

–OVER THE RHINE (11am-noon)
Our favorite Cincinnati band stopped by on Dec. 13th for a MembersOnly performance before their holiday show at the Bomhard Theater here in Louisville!

–SOUND OPINIONS HOLIDAY SPECIAL (Noon-1pm)
Holiday music collector and expert Andy Cirzan is back with a “Rock ‘n’ Pop Xmas”! Listen for selections from XTC, The Band, The Kinks, The Beach Boys and more.

–FOLK ALLEY CHRISTMAS  (1-3pm)
Holiday music from the best in contemporary folk and Americana with Tim O’Brien, Kate Rusby, Jerry Douglas, John McCutcheon, Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks and so much more.

–THE SOUL OF CHRISTMAS with Matt Anthony (3-6pm)
The host of WFPK’s Friday Night Sound Clash and Jazz Pulse brings you a holiday mix as only he can!

–WORLD CAFÉ CHRISTMAS (6-8pm)
David talks with Nick Lowe, who performs original and traditional holiday songs from his new album, Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection for All the Family. Foremost Beatles tribute band, The Fab Four, showcase their new Christmas album called Hark! And another Latin Roots special with Rachel Faro discussing the Puerto Rican Christmas.

–SIR MICROCOSM HOLIDAY SPECIAL (8-9pm)
Jim James and Dave Givan take you on a holiday trip through time and space…

–HIGHLIGHTS FROM NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL 2013 (9pm-1am)
Ready for something other than holiday music? We’ll flash back to summer and sample performance from this year’s festival from Jim James, Bombino, Phosphorescent and The Mountain Goats!

FRIDAY, DEC. 27
–WFPK WEEKLY FEED WRAP UP Part 4 (8-9pm)
Kyle takes some time to look back at favorite songs of the year and features some of his favorite interviews of the last few months including Queens of the Stone Age, Frightened Rabbit and Colin Meloy.

SATURDAY, DEC. 28
– AMERICAN ROUTES HOLIDAY SPECIAL (6-8am)
Celebrate the holiday week as American Routes turns 15! It’s a live show from New Orleans legendary Rock N Bowl club, including soul, funk and R & B heroes Irma Thomas, Ivan Neville, James Rivers, Robert “Barefootin'” Parker, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and James Andrews all backed by pianist Jon Cleary and band.

–LITTLE STEVEN’S UNDERGROUND GARAGE NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL (7-9PM)
Little Steven sums up all the wonderful things that happened this past year; including Steven’s list of the “coolest movies and books”.  We’ll also run down the Top 20 Coolest Songs In the World 2013 and then some!

SUNDAY, DEC. 29
–THE INNER EAR YEAR END SPECIAL (11am-noon)
Dick Sisto shares more of his favorite jazz releases of the year.

–ROOTS AND BOOTS YEAR END SPECIAL (5pm-8pm)
Michael Young shares his top Americana albums of 2013!

TUESDAY, DEC. 31
–TOP 100 SONGS OF 2013  (8am-6pm)
WFPK music hosts spend the day counting down WFPK’s favorite songs of the year! (Sponsored by O’Shea’s Pubs, with locations Downtown and in the Highlands.)

–WORLD CAFE YEAR END SPECIAL (6pm-8pm)
Highlighting Best of Year album/song picks, some of the music you may have missed, some picks for the year to come, and David will pay tribute to some of the musicians that passed away in 2013.

NYEphoto–WFPK NEW YEAR’S SOUL REVUE
(9pm – 1am)
DJs Woodrow On The Radio and Matt Anthony live from Headliners with Junk Yard Dogs taking the stage at 10:30 for a live set on the radio to ring in the New Year! You can attend this event…more info here.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 1
– AMERICAN ROUTES HOLIDAY SPECIAL (10am-noon)
Celebrate the holiday week as American Routes turns 15! It’s a live show from New Orleans legendary Rock N Bowl club, including soul, funk and R & B heroes Irma Thomas, Ivan Neville, James Rivers, Robert “Barefootin'” Parker, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and James Andrews all backed by pianist Jon Cleary and band.

–“HANK WILLIAMS, SR. SPECIAL” with Berk Bryant (Noon – 3pm)
New Year’s Day tradition honoring the great Hank Williams, Sr. with rare recordings, interviews, and the expertise of Mr. Berk Bryant on the day Hank died.

–LITTLE STEVEN’S UNDERGROUND GARAGE NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL (3-5pm)
Tune in for the Underground Garage New Years show, where we sum up all the wonderful things that happened this past year; including Steven’s list of the “Coolest movies and books”.  We’ll also run down the top 20 “Coolest Songs In the World” this year and then some. Come join us for the world’s only Rock n’ Roll dance party on the radio!

–WFPK WEEKLY FEED WRAP UP Part 4 (5-6pm)
Kyle takes some time to look back at favorite songs of the year and features some of his favorite interviews of the last few months including Queens of the Stone Age, Frightened Rabbit and Colin Meloy.