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Free Art Festival Returns to LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront Park

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 24, 2018) – The Big Four Bridge Art Festival returns for a second year September 8-9 under the Big Four Bridge. The show features art from 200+ local, national and international artists. The festival is free and open to the public on Saturday and Sunday. The two days will showcase music, food trucks and kids activities alongside the art. Foggy Bottom Farm will be have llamas, with the popular pink llamas from 12-5pm daily, as well as angora rabbits and other kid-friendly animals. There will also be a children’s paint and drawing station where children will be encouraged to paint…


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LouisvilleKY’s popular Wednesday Concert series announces this month’s lineup

LouisvilleKY – Louisville’s favorite concert series continues Wednesday, August 29, 2018. 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 WILD CHILD, THE SUFFERS and KATIE TOUPIN. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan, Toyota Dealerships of Kentuckiana, and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support provided by Kentucky Science Center and Theatre 502. “This band is on fire when it’s in front of an audience…. The Suffers’ sound is steeped in what the band calls ‘Gulf Coast…


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Louisville’s Forecastle Enhances Environmental Activism Efforts

Major steps taken to help combat climate change, protect the world’s natural awesome LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Festival has, since 2003, aimed to offer equal parts music, art and environmental activism. The activism arm of the festival includes several sustainability partnerships that help to reduce the festival’s carbon footprint, properly dispose of waste, and protect biodiversity hotspots around the globe. This year, Forecastle has expanded its activism efforts, and will be more focused on sustainability than ever before. “Forecastle was built on the premise of environmental responsibility, and for years we’ve worked to be as sustainable as possible through…


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LouisvilleKY Mayor’s Music & Art Series announces summer music lineup

The Mayor’s Music & Art Series will move outside to Jefferson Square Park for the summer months. LouisvilleKY – Local bands have returned to the Mayor’s Music & Art Series stage in Jefferson Square Park. The Sole Conspirators, a hip-hop and R&B duo, kicked off the outdoor series Thursday. The next performance will feature the rock band Anemic Royalty on July 5. The August 2 performance will include Chanson Calhoun, who was crowned the first Kentuckiana Idol Winner in 2017, as a hip-hop and R&B soloist. Music performances will take place at Sixth and Jefferson streets in Jefferson Square Park,…


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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Festival to host late night Belle of Louisville entertainment

Louisville, KY. – Stay onboard long after the Forecastle Festival lights go down with Late-Night on the Belle of Louisville, presented by Four Roses and Goodwood Brewing Co. Louis the Child will take over the Belle of Louisville on Friday, July 13. The dynamic duo is prepared to put on a one-of-kind dance party, spreading glitzy, electronic bliss throughout America’s oldest steamboat on the mighty Ohio River. On Saturday, July 14, Forecastle gets funky as Lettuce blends their smooth and soulful grooves with hip-hop-inspired spirit on the historic Belle of Louisville. Bringing new vitality to classic funk, these rhythmic geniuses will provide a can’t-miss experience. Doors to…


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‘The World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival’ Returns to LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY., – A massive music lineup led by Nine Inch Nails, Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack and Deftones has been announced for the 5th annual Louder Than Life, as the World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival expands to three days — Friday, September 28, Saturday, September 29, and Sunday, September 30 — at Champions Park in Louisville, KY.   Louder Than Life features a selection of award-winning bourbons, whiskey, spirits, craft beer, and the best food Louisville has to offer, along with a powerful music lineup of rock legends and breaking talentperforming on three stages. The festival celebrates the bourbon culture and culinary heritage of this unique American city. The general onsale for Louder Than Life General Admission tickets, VIP and Top Shelf VIP Packages, hotel and ticket…


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LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront plans a busy summer beginning this weekend

Louisville, Kentucky – Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Council members, and Waterfront Development Corporation President David Karem were joined by park event and vendor representatives at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater this afternoon to announce all the new attractions and events planned for Waterfront Park this summer. From a jam-packed Memorial Day Weekend to the new Funk Fest in August and the Jug Band Jubilee in September, every weekend will be filled with events and activities for the public’s enjoyment. The Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle and the Fleur de Flea Vintage Urban Market will bookend the summer on Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends,…


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Nine Inch Nails to perform at LouisvilleKY’s Louder Than Life festival

Louder Than Life Returns This Fall With Its Biggest Event Yet Featuring Nine Inch Nails & More! Fifth Annual Festival Expands To Three Days September 28, 29 & 30, 2018 At Champions Park In Louisville, KY. Presale Tickets Are On Sale Now!   Louisville, KY., – Nine Inch Nails leads the bill for Louder Than Life’s biggest event yet. The fifth annual festival, held in Louisville, KY, expands to three days for the first time ever – September 28, 29 & 30 — at Champions Park. Look for the full lineup to be announced Monday, June 4. VIP and General…


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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…