Today on WFPK

6-9am – Duke
6:20 am – Vinyl Lust – a song from a real live LP

9am-12pm – John Timmons
10 am – The Opening Act – The opener for a big name act in town finally gets their due as the focus of this feature. Willis Earl Beal opens for Cat Power at Headliners this Friday (10/12)
11:30 am – Taffie Maturie stops in to play some Afro-pop tunes before the show tonight at Gravely Brewing

12pm –3pm – Kyle Meredith
Listen for music news and song premiers from all of your favorite artists.
2pm – Interview with The Byrds

3pm-6pm –Laura Shine
3pm – Pokey LaFarge plays tonight at Headliners!
5’0 Clock Shadow – an original followed by a cover tune.

6p-8pm – World Café w/Talia Schlanger
Dawes performs live music from their latest album Passwords and lead singer Taylor Goldmsith tells stories about writing lyrics, climbing Mt Kilimanjaro with his fiancé Mandy Moore and the minor medical emergency that inspired one of Dawes’ new songs.

8pm-9pm – Sound Opinions
Wayne Kramer of the MC5, Opinions on Noname & Otis Rush
As the lead guitarist of the groundbreaking political rock band the MC5, Wayne Kramer experienced both the highs of recognition and the sting of defeat. Jim and Greg talk with Kramer 50 years after the band’s iconic debut Kick Out the Jams. They chat about his new memoir, the ’60s Detroit rock scene and discuss his experiences with overcoming drug abuse and jail time. Jim and Greg will also review the new album from hip hop artist Noname and pay tribute to the late Chicago blues legend Otis Rush.

9pm-12am – FPK’s Afterdark with Meg Samples
11pm -“Thursday Night Street Party” features brass and street-beat bands from around the world that make ya wanna get up and boogie!

12am – 1am – Night Visions
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

1am-5am: WFPK Overnight
Hear your favorite mix of FPK tunes all night long.