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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,…


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LouisvilleKY’s new Omni to host new jazz concert series

Story from gotolouisville.com Louisville, KY- The Derby City Jazz Festival in collaboration with the brand-new Omni Hotel Louisville, have announced their exclusive monthly concert series titled “2nd and JAZZ at the Omni” featuring National Recording Artists. The first series of “2nd and JAZZ at the Omni” will feature the internationally known Bob Baldwin on March 30th at 7PM. This fresh series will create a first class experience, bringing more diversity, sophistication and fun to Louisville. “This partnership with the Omni Hotel is yet another realization of the importance of recognizing diversity in the community, and their willingness to step up and offer…


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KDF offers VIP seating for its LouisvilleKY concerts

Photos from KDF’s Instagram page…   Louisville, KY. – You can be front row at your favorite Derby Festival concert. The Festival’s Waterfront Jam VIP Viewing Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 9 at 10 a.m. These exclusive tickets which offer front row viewing will be offered for 4 of the 7 national concerts. Beginning April 27 at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville, the concerts include MAX, Tyler Farr, Judah & The Lion, and Sheila E. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at KDF.org. General admission to all shows is FREE with a 2018 Pegasus Pin. Kroger sponsors the Waterfront Jam. Singer, songwriter “MAX” Schneider got…


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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Festival sets daily lineups for July

General Admission, Yacht Club and VIP single day tickets on sale Thursday, February 8 at 10 a.m. ET via ForecastleFest.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Festival, led by Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and Modest Mouse, will offer General Admission, Yacht Club and VIP single day tickets beginning Thursday, February 8 at 10 a.m. ET. The three-day music celebration, embarking on its 16th year at sea, will take place July 13-15, 2018 at the award-winning Waterfront Park, a sweeping green space on the banks of the Ohio River framed by the skyline of downtown Louisville, Ky. A limited number of single day General Admission tickets will be available starting at only $69.50 plus fees….


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LouisvilleKY’s 2018 Forecastle Festival Lineup is official

Tickets go on sale Friday Louisville, KY., – Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire and Modest Mouse lead the line up for Louisville’s Forecastle Festival 2018. This is the 16th year for the popular event, slated July 13-15, 2018, at Waterfront Park. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Jan. 19. Ticket information and more can be found at www.forecastlefest.com.  


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“Louisville’s Got Talent” Returns for 5th Year

LOUISVILLE, KY (January 8, 2018) – Louisville’s Got Talent, CenterStage’s youth talent competition is back for its fifth year! Young performers will take the stage in The J Linker Auditorium to compete for cash prizes and be given the opportunity to be seen by local talent agencies and directors.  Registration is currently open for all talented youth, ages 6-18, performing as individuals or as groups. Acts in the past have included vocalists, bands, magicians, dancers, pianists, instrumentalists, jugglers and comedians. First-round auditions will be held Sunday, February 11, from 3-6 p.m. Special arrangements can be made for alternate audition date on Thursday, February 8 by calling 502-238-2709.  Participants must register…


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LouisvilleKy’s GonzoFest returns in 2018

  LOUISVILLE, KY  – GonzoFest Louisville, a celebration of the life and work of Hunter S. Thompson in his hometown of Louisville, KY, will return to Louisville Free Public Library on Saturday, April 14, 2018. This will mark the 8th year of the festival, which features poetry, spoken word, art, live music and more. In 2017, the celebration moved to the Main Library to focus on highlighting the literary side of the festival by expanding its panel discussions, spoken word, and poetry aspects.   The move was a natural transition for GonzoFest Louisville, as the library played a significant role…