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Next LouisvilleKY Waterfront Wednesday to feature Love Jones and more

Louisville, KY., – Louisville’s favorite concert series continues Wednesday, September 26, 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 CAR SEAT HEADREST, THE ARTISANALS and LOVE JONES. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan, Toyota Dealerships of Kentuckiana, and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support is provided by Quest Outdoors. Car Seat Headrest’s “Will Toledo reaffirms that he is ahead of the pack as an imaginative singer-songwriter, capable of crafting dynamic indie rock.” — Jeremy…


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Downtown LouisvilleKY is getting something big

Louisville, Kentucky – The Waterfront Development Corporation joined Todd Schneider of SkyView Atlanta, Mike Berry of the Kentucky Derby Festival, and Stacy Owen of 91.9 WFPK Independent Louisville, to announce the spring debut of the SkyStar Observation Wheel at Waterfront Park’s Big Four® Lawn. The Ferris wheel will land at Waterfront Park for a 5-week stay, providing rides on the Big Four® Lawn from March 29-May 6. Reached for comment, Karen Williams, President & CEO of the Louisville CVB, said, “In addition to the local appeal the Waterfront Ferris wheel is sure to have, there are many groups meeting in Louisville in…


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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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Full Lineup Announced for LouisvilleKy’s 6th Annual Give-A-Jam

Louisville, Kentucky (December 14, 2016) – The 6th annual “Give-A-Jam to End Homelessness” will be held on Tuesday, December 20 beginning at 6:00pm at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and include $10 worth of food and drink tickets. They can be purchased at cliftoncenter.tix.com.   The emcee for the night will be WFPK DJ Laura Shine. The lineup of local musicians who will perform at the event is listed below. Please note that the schedule is tentative and subject to change:       6:00pm – John Gage 6:25pm…


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LouisvilleKY’s WFPK Winter Wednesday concerts return

Louisville, KY., – 91.9 WFPK Radio Louisville’s free winter concert series returns! Now in its 5th season, WFPK Winter Wednesday concerts take place once a month, November through February at the Clifton Center. WFPK Winter Wednesday continues December 14, 2016 and will feature Muddy Magnolias and LOLO. Doors open at 6:30pm. The music will start at approximately 7:30pm. “Roots-rock uplift is the mission for Muddy Magnolias, the Nashville-based duo of the singers and songwriters…. The women harmonize and take turns pushing one another as they sing about trouble and hope, love and compassion — both personal and public-spirited — as the…


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New president named as LouisvilleKY’s radio stations’ president

(Louisville, KY—September 28, 2016) Louisville Public Media, the parent company of Louisville’s NPR news station 89.3 WFPL News, Classical 90.5 WUOL, 91.9 WFPK Radio Louisville and the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, announced today that its board of trustees has chosen Michael Skoler as the organization’s next President and General Manager. Skoler, who currently serves as Vice President of Interactive Media for Public Radio International, will succeed Donovan Reynolds, who retires Sept. 30. “I’ve spent the last dozen years working at the cutting edge of a changing media world,” Skoler said. “I’m joining Louisville Public Media because I believe it…