6-8am: American Routes With Nick Spitzer
Celebrate epic moments in American music from the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals–from Duke Ellington’s 1956 comeback to Bob Dylan’s 1965 electric revolution. Mark the 60th anniversary of the Jazz Festival with performances by Ray Charles, Mahalia Jackson, Louis Armstrong, and a visit from trumpet legend Clark Terry, who played with Ellington in ’56. Festival founder George Wein also joins us to share his memories, such as the founding of the Folk Festival in 1959 that featured blues, gospel, country, Cajun and more; and folk singer Joan Baez recalls her Newport experiences. Plus Newport performances from Doc Watson, John Lee Hooker and others.
8am-9am: Kentucky Homefront
A live show recorded in Louisville with host John Gage featuring local and regional artists.
9am-12pm: Sean Cannon
11:30am – CD Kaplan – Culture Maven on film and culture.
12pm-4pm: John Timmons
4pm-7pm: Relics With Duke
Listen for this program focusing on music from 1965-1981!
7pm-9pm: Little Steven’s Underground Garage
Each week Little Steven takes you on a two hour trip down the path of what was cool in all six decades of Rock and Roll, a celebration of Pop culture, and features the best emerging new bands worldwide.
9pm-10pm: The Rolling Stones Radio Hour With Kevin Yazell
No stone will be unturned as we explore the past present and future of the Greatest Rock and Roll Band In The World.
10pm-12am: Blues Party With Kevin Yazell
From Robert Johnson to Derek Trucks, The Saturday Night Blues Party is your opportunity to hear some of the greatest recorded music of all time…and you might learn something along the way!
12am-6am: Woody’s Roadhouse
Woodrow on the Radio spins wax for insomniacs all night long in the juke joint of the mind.
5am – Workin’ On A Building – an hour of classic gospel music!
Before Jonathan Glen Wood’s involvement with Old Baby and Jaye Jayle, he wrote and sang exquisite country songs. He still does.
Recently, Jonathan stopped by Michael Young’s Roots n’ Boots program to talk about his new country album, The Ballad of Jon, and his journey from a rewarding career in West Virginia to his status as a genre-bending bright spot on the Louisville music scene.Jonathan Glen Wood in the WFPK Studio by WFPK
Australian wordsmith Courtney Barnett stopped by the studio before opening for Phosphorescent at Headliners on Tuesday to play a couple of acoustic tunes and discuss her newfound and unexpected (on her part) popularity in the US.
Dante Schwebel and Patrick Hallahan of Spanish Gold came by the 91.9 studio before playing at WFPK Waterfront Wednesday. They performed a couple of acoustic songs from their new album, South of Nowhere. They’ll be returning to Louisville for this year’s Forecastle Festival.
Bass player Zachary Scott Carothers of Portugal. The Man came by the WFPK studio before their show at the Brown on May 15. We not only talked about their music, working with Danger Mouse, but also why one of Portugal. The Man’s records is in the Smithsonian Museum.
Willie Watson packed out the Live Lunch studio today with his off-kilter folk warble and engaging songs. He might’ve gotten his start with Old Crow Medicine Show, but he’s standing on his own two feet these days. He’s playing Zanzabar tonight.