radio http://wfpl.org en Do Louisville Hip-Hop Artists Need Radio Play to Make It? http://wfpl.org/post/do-louisville-hip-hop-artists-need-radio-play-make-it <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On most days, the strip of Fourth Street between Muhammad Ali Boulevard and Chestnut Street is bustling with people walking to work, looking for lunch or bumming a smoke. On some days, however, the sidewalk outside of the Marmaduke Building is crowded with local hip hop artists, demanding the radio station on the second floor play their music.</span></p><p class="c0"><span>The artists and their supporters gather to wave signs, shout chants and pass out CDs with hopes of sparking the interest of B96.5 station managers.</span></p> Sun, 05 Jan 2014 12:41:44 +0000 Jacob Ryan 8053 at http://wfpl.org Do Louisville Hip-Hop Artists Need Radio Play to Make It? FCC Approves Sale of Four Louisville Radio Stations http://wfpl.org/post/fcc-approves-sale-four-louisville-radio-stations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Federal Communications Commission has approved the sale of four Louisville radio stations.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><a href="http://wfpl.org/post/four-louisville-radio-stations-sale">Cox Media Group announced last year</a> that it was seeking a buyer for Lite 106.9, Country Legends, New Country and WSFR the Eagle, along with stations in Hawaii, Alabama, South Carolina, Virginia and Connecticut.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 19:52:49 +0000 Gabe Bullard 5160 at http://wfpl.org FCC Approves Sale of Four Louisville Radio Stations Community Arts Radio Station Plans Launch http://wfpl.org/post/community-arts-radio-station-plans-launch <p>A new community radio station will debut next month. Art+FM, which will broadcast music, talk programs and performance art, will launch its first broadcast live from the floor of the <a href="http://www.ideafestival.com/">Idea Festival</a> at the Kentucky Center on September 19 and air interviews and other arts programming throughout the three-day event.</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 1363 at http://wfpl.org Community Arts Radio Station Plans Launch Four Louisville Radio Stations Up for Sale http://wfpl.org/post/four-louisville-radio-stations-sale <p>The Cox Media Group is selling its radio stations in Louisville.</p><p>The Atlanta-based conglomerate has purchased TV stations in Florida and Oklahoma, and will sell its properties in several cities to focus on larger markets. The stations up for sale in Louisville are:&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 16:59:31 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1096 at http://wfpl.org Four Louisville Radio Stations Up for Sale