LouisvilleKy welcomes popular bands for this month’s Waterfront Wednesday

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 that embodies an expansive musical vision and vivid storytelling sensibility that are wholly his own. He’s also
earned a reputation as a tireless, uniquely charismatic live performer, winning a loyal international fan base that regularly packs his rousing,
celebratory live shows.” — Courtesy, High Road Touring

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Robyn Hitchcock, “the british elder statesman of indie rock comes out swinging with a terrific album that’s both twisted and full of great hooks.” — Chris Ingalls, _Pop Matters_

Carly Johnson may just have the most incredible voice in Louisville. This stellar talent can tackle any genre; from jazz standards to her new
album of original soul-pop songs. Carly has put together a band of Louisville’s finest to premiere the new songs live with a giant 12 piece
band.

The Big Four® Lawn “opens” at 5pm, and the music begins promptly at 6pm. The remaining dates for the 2017 season are July 26, August 30, and
September 27.

To alleviate parking congestion caused by the KY/IN Bridges project, a free trolley service, courtesy of Republic Bank, will be offered between
Witherspoon and the Big Four Lawn for people who park West of I-65. THE REPUBLIC BANK EASY TROLLEY will run a continuous loop between 6:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.  Outside alcohol is prohibited.  No coolers, glass or pets allowed in the event area of the Big Four Lawn and the adjacent
park areas. For more information, please call (502) 814-6519.

About WFPK Waterfront Wednesday®

The Waterfront Development Corporation (WDC) and WFPK first partnered in 2002 to produce an innovative concert series that showcased local and
emerging national recording artists as heard on radio station 91.9 WFPK.  Each free concert attracts large audiences to mingle, dance and enjoy
the river in a family-friendly park atmosphere with a cash bar and upscale festival fare.  The event has become a thriving city institution, drawing thousands to Waterfront Park and helping Louisville secure an international award as a top city for festivals.  In addition, the Southeast Tourism Society selected WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® as one of their Top 20 Events.

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