12pm-1pm: Jazz Close Up With Dick Sisto
Each week Dick delves into the history of a favorite jazz performer.
1pm-3pm: Jazz Pulse With Matt Anthony
A great mix of essential jazz cuts from the host of the Friday Night Soundclash.
3pm-5pm: World Force Reggae With Ibuka
A locally produced reggae show that features more than just Marley!
5pm-8pm: Roots ‘n’ Boots Hillbilly Holdiday Special With Michael Young
Heapin’ helpings of country classics, recent Americana releases, and early country-rock mixed in. Blurring the line between rock and country since 1998.
8pm-11pm: Sunday Bluegrass With Berk Bryant
Old time bluegrass and country music at its finest!
11pm-12am: The Grateful Dead Hour With David Gans
12am-1am: Keller’s Cellar With Keller Williams
1am-4am: WFPK Overnight
Hear your favorite mix of FPK tunes all night long.
Coming from Scotland, and quickly following their friends in Frightened Rabbit, We Were Promised Jetpacks pulled out a crazy fun rock disc with last year’s Fat Possum debut. They’ve been so busy winning over hears in the States that they haven’t even had time to do a full tour of their home country. And they’re soccer fans, so it was a perfect time to talk World Cup!
It’s been a really long time since most of the original lineup of Modern English has played together. All the stars seem to align when their newest album, Soundtrack, and found one of the fellas hitting the stage for the first time in twenty five years with this gig. Find out how it happened below:
Divide & Conquer was one of the most melodic, breezy, and well spoken albums of 2009. Mark found us right after his early Sunday Forecastle performance to bring us up to date on his next record and the UK release of his current one.
Have you heard Against Me!’s White Crosses? It proves once again how great this band can be. The lead single “I Was A Teenage Anarchist” sets the mood for the album and could set this act in front of a much bigger audience. We grabbed Tom on the fly and got to find out what the fellas have been up to lately.
Cake is one of my favorite bands of all time. While their music can seem quirky, it’s usually underscored by deeper topics that run the gambit of world events, to personal relationships, politics, environment and everything in between. I got to ask them about all of that, as well as their first new disc in six years.
Dawn Landes will always be a Louisville girl to us, but it sure it exciting to see her globe-trotting the world in support of her new album, Sweet Heart Rodeo. Here we get to talk about her new girl band, songwriting, and yes, her life with husband Josh Ritter.
Hours after Minus The Bear had left the stage, Wayne Coyne was riding atop a brown bear’s shoulders leading to the obvious joke of, “hey, let those guys know that I found it.” The Seattle band is definitely riding high on the success of their latest album, Omni, along with it’s super-catchy first single, My Time. We caught up before the set to chat dance moves, going indie vs. going with a label, and more…