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Kentucky State Fair’s in LouisvilleKY announces New Texas Roadhouse Concert Series

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair announces the lineup of the all-new Texas Roadhouse Concert Series, which runs throughout the fair, Aug. 16-26. The series features a wide range of musical artists with a different concert every night, for a total of 26 bands. This year all concerts at the Kentucky State Fair are free with paid gate admission. Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse is a new sponsor to the Kentucky State Fair. “We are proud to be the presenting sponsor for the Kentucky State Fair Concert Series. Music and the State Fair go together like fresh rolls and honey cinnamon…


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Abbey Road on the River Returns to Jeffersonville this Memorial Day Weekend

    Jeffersonville, IN  – The WAVE 3 News Abbey Road on the River will return to the Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville, Indiana on Memorial Day weekend,May 24-28, 2018. For the 17th year, the music festival will bring together 60 bands and 20,000 fans from around the world to enjoy five days of peace, love and rock-n-roll – all inspired by The Beatles. Grammy-winning rock group America will perform their hits “A Horse with No Name,” “Ventura Highway,” and “Sister Golden Hair” and more on Saturday, May 26th. Like The Beatles, America found great success in working with producer George Martin and recording engineer Geoff…


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LouisvilleKY Derby Festival Friday Happenings

Louisville, KY., – This is the schedule for FRIDAY’S Festival activities.   The party continues at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville and the Chow Wagon:   KROGER’S FEST-A-VILLE ON THE WATERFRONTSM. Open Daily 11 AM – 11 PM. Waterfront Park.  ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE featuring concerts with national talent, family fun, food, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides and more. Happy Hour Weekdays 4-6 PM, $2 beer. Pegasus Play-Ville Free Rides (kids 12 and under) 4 PM – 6 PM daily, courtesy of AETNA Better Health of Kentucky. Admission is free with a 2018 Pegasus Pin®.  (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED).  Sponsor:  Kroger. Media Sponsor: The Courier-Journal.   KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL CHOW…


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LouisvilleKY’s famous track sponsors free opening day for Kroger’s Fest-A-Ville

Louisville, KY. – The Kentucky Derby Festival’s ultimate entertainment venue – Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront – opens on Thursday, April 26. Thanks to Churchill Downs Incorporated Foundation, there will be free admission on opening day. On Thursday ONLY, patrons will not need a Pegasus Pin to enter Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. The venue boasts a full schedule of events again this year which span nine days, including the Waterfront Jam with nearly 30 local and regional bands and 7 national act concerts on two stages; 100 different food and drink vendors; and five full service bars. “The Churchill Downs Incorporated Foundation is excited to sponsor the…


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LouisvilleKY hosts 23rd Festival of Faiths this week

By Jackie Hollenkamp Bentley Information from www.festivaloffaiths.org Louisville, KY., – The 23rd Annual Festival of Faiths officially opens this week with a Tuesday evening opening ceremony at Louisville’s Cathedral of the Assumption. The five-day, internationally-known event seeks to celebrate “multi-faith music, poetry, art, film and dialogue with spiritual leaders, practitioners and teachers. This year’s theme is Sacred Insight and Feminine Wisdom and features a schedule of speakers and artists exploring “the feminine aspects of the divine, non-dual thinking, the wisdom of the natural world, suffering, healing, emotional intelligence, and creativity. The Festival seeks to offer deeper insight into the Sacred Feminine…


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Soundtrack ready for LouisvilleKY’s favorite fireworks show

Louisville, KY.  – Thunder Officials ran their first sound check of this year’s fireworks soundtrack in the Command Center this morning. This year’s theme – “A Disco Thunder” – celebrates disco music. The theme helps direct the songs featured in the fireworks soundtrack, which will include class hits from the 1970’s. “It’s a groovy soundtrack, featuring artists from the Bee Gees and Diana Ross to Gloria Gaynor and Barry White,” said Mike Berry, Derby Festival President and CEO. “It’s one of the best soundtracks we’ve had for the show. It will have everyone ready to boogie on the Waterfront Saturday night!” Thunder…


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LouisvilleKY’s Bourbon & Beyond announces 2018 Lineup

Sting, John Mayer, Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Lenny Kravitz, Counting Crows, And David Byrne Top The Bill For Second Annual Bourbon, Food & Music Festival Louisville, KY., – The second annual Bourbon & Beyond festival makes its much-anticipated return to Champions Park in Louisville, KY, Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 with the perfect blend of bourbon, food & musicnot found anywhere else in the world. Festival producers Danny Wimmer Presents, culinary curator Edward Lee (The Mind of A Chef) and bourbon curator Fred Minnick have put together another incredible bourbon, music, and culinary lineup for the weekend. World-renowned musicians including Sting and Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, as well as superstars John Mayer, Lenny Kravitz, Counting…


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LouisvilleKy’s Forecastle Festival announces Party Cove lineup

Story and photos from forecastlefest.com Louisville, KY., – The official Party Cove lineup is here. Louisville-based DJs Private Garden, Glittertitz, Sam Sneed, and more will bring the heat to Forecastle with their locally flavored beats. The Party Cove is your destination for high-energy dance parties on the Waterfront. Tickets can be purchase here.     About Forecastle Festival: Founded in 2002 by Capt. JK McKnight and an ambitious deck crew of young volunteers, The Forecastle Festival has grown from a small community gathering into a major national festival, attracting 75,000 travelers annually. The event has received numerous accolades, like being named one of the…


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LouisvilleKY’s Fourth Street Live! announces Derby lineup

  LOUISVILLE, KY (MARCH 26, 2018)- As the Kentucky Derby is quickly approaching, Fourth Street Live! announces its highly anticipated three-night Derby concert series. Derby is Louisville’s biggest event of the year, therefore, Fourth Street Live! strives to present the triple crown of performances each year, and 2018 is no exception.  The Fourth Street Live! stage will come to life as it welcomes country stars Dan + Shay and Justin Moore, as well as EDM artists Elephante and Audien. The series will run from Thursday, May 3—Saturday, May 5; each show begins at 8p.m., and doors open at 7p.m. THURSDAY, MAY 3 – DAN + SHAY The Derby concert series kicks off…


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Jecorey “1200” Arthur to Produce Special Concert Honoring 50th Anniversary of “Hey Jude”  

Photo from Abbey Road on the River’s Facebook page… Jeffersonville, IN (March 21, 2018) – Producers of the WAVE 3 News Abbey Road on the River are working with local educator and acclaimed musician Jecorey “1200” Arthur to present a special show to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Hey Jude,” one of The Beatles most iconic songs. Variations on Hey Jude, arranged and produced by Arthur, will feature an ensemble cast of more than 50 dancers, actors, and musicians, spanning from professional touring artists to local elementary school students. The 30-minute concert will explore renditions of the song in various musical styles including country, salsa, bluegrass,…