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Old Crow Medicine Show to play LouisvilleKY’s Iroquois Amphitheater

  Louisville, KY., – Award-winning country/folk band Old Crow Medicine Show will be paying homage to the legendary Bob Dylan when they make a tour stop at the Iroquois Amphitheater on Friday, June 2. The platinum-selling band, who are two-time Grammy Award winners, are embarking on a 29-date tour, during which they will be playing Dylan’s iconic album Blonde On Blonde in its entirety at each stop. The band is also promoting its own recreation of the album that was recorded live at the CMA Theater inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum located in Nashville in May…


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LouisvilleKY’s Second Edition of Fire Escape Sessions Announced at Louisville Slugger Museum

Louisville, KY – Announcing the second episode of the Fire Escape Sessions, a groundbreaking new music series to be held February 23, 2017, in the Gallery of Louisville Slugger Museum, thanks to the support of its owner, John Hillerich. The creator and event organizer, Alec Betz, drew his inspiration from traveling the world after finishing nine years of deployments with the U.S. Army Special Forces and the U.S. Department of State.  Influenced by the speakeasies and nightclubs hidden in the alleys and hard-to-find spots throughout Berlin, Amsterdam, London, Paris, New York, and his hometown of Chicago, his intent is to…


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LouisvilleKY’s 91.9 WFPK and Abbey Road on the River Partner to Present Free Kick Off Concert Starring Jake Clemons 

  Jeffersonville, IN (February 21, 2017) – 91.9 WFPK Independent Louisville is teaming up with the WAVE 3 News Abbey Road on the River to give music fans a reason to say YEAH, YEAH, YEAH on opening day of the festival. WAVE 3 News Abbey Road on the River will present the “WFPK Kick Off Concert starring Jake Clemons from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band” on Thursday, May 25th at 8:30pm. The free,ticketless event will be held at the Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville, IN – the new home of the world famous Beatles tribute festival. Attendees will also…


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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle releases 2017 Bourbon lineup and programs

New rarities bar will give Forecastle fans access to one-of-kind, limited releases LOUISVILLE, KY (February 21, 2017) – Forecastle’s acclaimed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® outpost, the Forecastle Bourbon Lodge®, will return for the festival’s 15-year anniversary with a unique lineup of offerings, education, entertainment, cuisine and hand-picked rarities exclusive to Forecastle. The Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick hailed Forecastle as “Bourbon’s most important festival for new consumers,” praising its creation of “future connoisseurs.” Set to take place July 14-16, 2017 at Waterfront Park, Forecastle will feature a diverse collection of Kentucky Bourbon Trail brands offering dozens of selections within the Forecastle…


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Lady Gaga is coming to LouisvilleKY

From KFC Yum! Center’s website… Louisville, KY – One day after her Super Bowl performance, Grammy and Golden Globe winner and Academy Award-nominated Lady Gaga announced she will be traveling the globe with the ‎Joanne World Tour. She’ll land in Louisville Nov. 13, 2017 at 7:30 at the KFC Yum! Center. Tickets go on sale Feb. 20, 2017 at 10 a.m. Prices range between $48 and $256. Lady Gaga is a one-of-a kind artist and performer. She has amassed an outstanding 30 million global album sales and 150 million single sales, making her one of the best-selling musicians of all time….


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LouisvilleKY’s big fireworks show goes local

Louisville, KY.  – 80 days and counting to this year’s Thunder Over Louisville – the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies. The Festival announced the theme of this year’s show and named the event’s sponsors at their headquarters this morning. This year’s theme – “Thunder: Local & Original” – is a nod to the show’s Louisville heritage. The theme will also help direct the fireworks soundtrack which will feature the music of Louisville and Kentuckiana natives.   “Going on the 28th year for the event, Thunder is a true Louisville original,” said Mike Berry, KDF President & CEO. “We couldn’t think…


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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Festival announces 2017 Lineup

Sturgill Simpson, Phantogram, Spoon, Capital Cities, Tycho, Real Estate, What So Not, K.Flay, Whitney, Classixx and more join LCD Soundsystem, Weezer, Odesza, Cage the Elephant and others for the 15th anniversary of Forecastle Festival Tickets on Sale Now via ForecastleFest.com LOUISVILLE, KY (January 31, 2017) — The Forecastle Festival has added more than a dozen acts to its three-day music, art and activism celebration, including Kentucky’s own Sturgill Simpson, electro-dream pop duo Phantogram, indie art veterans Spoon and many more. Celebrating 15 years at sea, Forecastle Festival will take place July 14-16, 2017 at the award-winning Waterfront Park, situated on…


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Legendary Journey to play in LouisvilleKY

From KFC Yum! Center’s website: Louisville, KY., – Rock band JOURNEY has set a concert in Louisville at the KFC Yum! Center on June 28th, performing all their classic hits like “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Lights,” “Faithfully,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Separate Ways,” and more. The concert is set for Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 7:30. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 27, at 10 a.m. Ticket prices are between $29.50 and $125. JOURNEY is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music, with iconic…


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Plans Shaping Up for LouisvilleKY’s 4th Annual Tailspin Ale Fest

Louisville, KY – – Local Tailspin Ale Fest Organizers return once again to present the Best Beer Fest of the Season: Tailpsin Ale Fest. It’s set for February 18, 2017 at Bowman Field in the WWII Era Hangar at Louisville Executive Aviation. Over 70 Breweries and a special Kentucky Heritage section of Kentucky brews will be available for consumption. “Mug” it up at Magnolia Photo Booth and “tap” into tunes provided by LIVE entertainment. View vintage airplanes on display with pin-up girls & fly boys and dine large with some of Louisville’s finest food trucks. With over 200 beers available onsite, make sure…


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Big events to mark LouisvilleKy’s Speed Art Museum Anniversary Celebration

James Lindsey to unveil new EP at Speed Art Museum’s 90th Anniversary Community Celebration Louisville, Ky., – The Speed kicks off its 90th anniversary year with a Community Celebration on Saturday, January 21 from 10 am – 10 pm, with dynamic performances, art making, gallery talks, and of course, cake. Throughout the day, there will be an exciting lineup of performers. Come and enjoy Teddy Abrams, the Kentucky Opera and Louisville Ballet, the University of Louisville Steel Drum Band, Louisville Dance Alliance, Squallis Puppeteers, Louisville Free Public Library, Twin Limb, DJ Grey, James Lindsey & the Grand Nationals, among others….