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Jim James of My Morning Jacket to Perform With Louisville Orchestra

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Orchestra is delighted to announce that Jim James of My Morning Jacket will perform with the Louisville Orchestra on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 8PM at the Kentucky Center. Scheduled as part of the Orchestra’s “Classics Series” sponsored by Brown-Forman, the concert, titled “Kentucky Classics,” was already announced and is currently on sale. James will perform with the orchestra in a set of his original songs orchestrated by LO Music Director, Teddy Abrams. The two have hoped to collaborate for years in an orchestral performance. The concert on April 7, 2018, also features the orchestra performing a Louisville premiere…


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American Idol to hold auditions for LouisvilleKy singers

KENTUCKIANA IDOL COMES TO FOURTH STREET LIVE! HOLDING ONE SILVER TICKET WHAS11 and Fourth Street Live! are teaming up to find the best singers in Kentuckiana in hopes of getting them to the American Idol stage   Louisville, KY (July 28, 2017) – To the dreamers wishing to grace the American Idol stage, they now have the chance to make it a reality.   It all starts on August 5, 2017 at Fourth Street Live!. WHAS11 and Fourth Street Live! will hold auditions to select the top five Kentuckiana singers. A panel of judges will select four contestants who sing to impress and award…


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LouisvilleKY’s First-ever Burnt Knob Music Festival to feature local acts July 28-29

  Louisville, KY., – Festival Cuisine and Spirits and Falls City Brewing Company are hosting the inaugural Burnt Knob Music Festival at the Iroquois Amphitheater onFriday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29. The festival is a celebration of local music and will feature seven acts over two nights, according to festival promoter Matthew Davis. It takes the place of the former Kentucky Music Festival that was hosted on the same weekend each year at the Amphitheater. “It’s all about local. Local bands performing at an amazing local venue, with local sponsors and local food favorites,” Davis said. “These are awesome…


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LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront Wednesday announces July 26th lineup

Louisville, Ky., – Louisville’s favorite concert series continues Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® Concert Series is a monthly free concert on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four® Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. This concert will feature STRAND OF OAKS, LOW CUT CONNIE and ZACH LONGORIA PROJECT. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, Kroger, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan, and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Louisville City Football Club, Live Nation and Allstate. “Timothy Showalter, a.k.a. Strand of Oaks, hasn’t led the easiest adult life. Divorce, homelessness, a serious car accident that led to several broken…


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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Festival promises sustainable practices this weekend

This information was gathered from forecastlefest.com Louisville, KY., – The Forecastle Festival has, since 2003, aimed to offer equal parts music, art and environmental activism. In addition to efforts on-site to reduce carbon emissions and limit landfill waste, the event contributes $1 from every ticket sold to the Forecastle Foundation, an affiliated 501(c)(3) non-profit with land-level conservation projects in Kentucky, Brazil, Indonesia, and more. With support from our like-minded partners, Forecastle is happy to include the following programs and experiences to encourage sustainable living both at the festival and at home. ARCADIA POWER It takes tens of thousands of kWh of electricity to…


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Next installment of Harry Potter Film Concert Series to perform in LouisvilleKY in November

Audiences will experience the second chapter of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with the Louisville Orchestra performing music from the film Tickets go on sale on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at KentuckyCenter.org (June 26, 2017 – Louisville, KY)… The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to the Kentucky Center with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second film in the Harry Potter series. On Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18, the Louisville Orchestra will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, while the film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot…


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LouisvilleKy’s Bourbon & Beyond announces official food and beverage partners

TICKETS ON SALE NOW @ HTTP://WWW.BOURBONANDBEYOND.COM FEATURING: _THE BIG BOURBON BAR PRESENTED BY LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNAL_ _ACCLAIMED BOURBON DISTILLERY PARTNERS SERVING UP THEIR BRILLIANT BOURBONS_ _THE BEST BOURBON MASTER DISTILLERS ALL TOGETHER FOR ONE WEEKEND_ _ SPEAKEASY BARS & PARTIES THAT YOU CAN ONLY EXPERIENCE HERE_ _TOP CHEFS FROM KENTUCKY AND AROUND THE COUNTRY SERVING UP MOUTHWATERING FARE_ _ _ LOUISVILLE, KY – In honor of National Bourbon Day, Danny Wimmer Presents is ecstatic to announce its highly anticipated Food & Beverage Partners for BOURBON & BEYOND, an incredible all-in-one bourbon, food, and music festival that celebrates the craftsmanship, soul and spirit…


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LouisvilleKy welcomes popular bands for this month’s Waterfront Wednesday

Louisville, Ky., – Louisville’s favorite concert series continues Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® Concert Series is a monthly free concert on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four® Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. This concert will feature POKEY LAFARGE, ROBYN HITCHCOCK and CARLY JOHNSON. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, Kroger, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan, and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Kentucky Select, Software Guild and Look Alive. “Incorporating elements of early jazz, ragtime, country blues, Western swing, and beyond, Pokey LaFarge has created a vibrant, deeply expressive body of work…


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Krekel Party at Saints is the Place to get a Special CD

They’ve only made 300 copies, so you might want to arrive early at Saints Saturday to get the special CD produced by Tim Krekel’s musical friends. As Rusty Satellite Show listeners heard on the show this week, the songs were recorded shortly before Krekel’s death eight years ago. It was the result of a request Tim made to Steve Eilers, who was interviewed on the podcast. “Tim asked me to get his friends to record his songs, so he could hear them,” Eilers explained. And Krekel did get to hear most of the songs on the CD. It’s taken eight…


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LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront Wednesday Returns May 31st

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® Series – May 31st  Concert   Louisville’s favorite concert series continues Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® Concert Series is a monthly free concert on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four® Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge.   This concert will feature The Mavericks, Hollis Brown and Peter Searcy. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, Kroger, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Louisville City Football Club, Quest Outdoors and Live Nation. “The Mavericks’ “Brand New Day” is skillfully paced for…