music http://wfpl.org en Ricky Skaggs and More Play Bluegrass Concert to Benefit Parklands of Floyds Fork http://wfpl.org/post/ricky-skaggs-and-more-play-bluegrass-concert-benefit-parklands-floyds-fork <p>The Parklands of Floyds&nbsp;Fork system is still under construction, but the two northernmost parks - Beckley Creek Park and Pope Lick Park - are open. On Friday,&nbsp;Beckley Creek Park will host the&nbsp;Creekside Jam concert, the Parklands' first ticketed concert featuring acclaimed Bluegrass musicians Ricky Skaggs &amp; Kentucky Thunder, "newgrass" pioneer Sam Bush, and Rhonda Vincent and the Rage.</p><p>Beckley Creek Park is <a href="http://www.theparklands.org/Parks/Beckley-Creek-Park">located off Shelbyville Road near the Gene Snyder Freeway</a>.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 9838 at http://wfpl.org Ricky Skaggs and More Play Bluegrass Concert to Benefit Parklands of Floyds Fork Forecastle Fest: Here Are Some Bands to Catch on Sunday http://wfpl.org/post/forecastle-fest-here-are-some-bands-catch-sunday <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Plenty of music is left to be heard before Beck closes down Forecastle Festival 2014 tonight.</p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Staff 9806 at http://wfpl.org Forecastle Fest: Here Are Some Bands to Catch on Sunday Forecastle Fest: Here Are Some Bands to Catch on Saturday http://wfpl.org/post/forecastle-fest-here-are-some-bands-catch-saturday <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Forecastle Festival 2014 kicked off Friday. (Here's<a href="/post/whole-world-loves-it-when-you-make-sound-what-you-missed-friday-forecastle"> a review.)</a>&nbsp;The festival <a href="/post/forecastle-fest-2014-will-be-bigger-higher-level-ever-founder-jk-mcknight-says">at Louisville's Waterfront Park</a> has a full day of music planned–which means fest-goers have some decisions to make.</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Staff 9803 at http://wfpl.org Forecastle Fest: Here Are Some Bands to Catch on Saturday Forecastle Fest: Here Are Some Bands to Catch on Friday http://wfpl.org/post/forecastle-fest-here-are-some-bands-catch-friday <p>Forecastle Festival 2014 <a href="/post/forecastle-fest-2014-will-be-bigger-higher-level-ever-founder-jk-mcknight-says">kicks off this afternoon. </a>With dozens of performers slated, who besides headliners Outkast, Beck and Jack White should you catch?</p><p>WFPL arts reporter Erin Keane and Sean Cannon, a DJ from our <a href="http://wfpk.org/">sister station WFPK,</a> have some ideas. We'll roll out daily picks each morning. Here are suggestions for Friday:</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:45:00 +0000 Staff 9797 at http://wfpl.org Forecastle Fest: Here Are Some Bands to Catch on Friday Who Will Play the First Louisville Outskirts Fest? Tara Jane O'Neil, Antietam, and More http://wfpl.org/post/who-will-play-first-louisville-outskirts-fest-tara-jane-oneil-antietam-and-more <p></p><p></p><p>Organizers of the new Louisville Outskirts Festival have been busy staging fundraiser shows for the inaugural festival celebrating women and music planned for October 10-12. Last night, for the organization's third benefit show, the guys got involved - all-male groups (how often do we get to specify that?) Xerxes, Coliseum and Anwar Sadat took the stage at The New Vintage to raise some money for the nonprofit, and organizers made their first of several announcements about lineup and venues for the October event.</p> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 9609 at http://wfpl.org Who Will Play the First Louisville Outskirts Fest? Tara Jane O'Neil, Antietam, and More Listen: Louisville's IamIs Back With Existential Indie Pop Single http://wfpl.org/post/listen-louisvilles-iamis-back-existential-indie-pop-single <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville "existential pop-rock" veterans </span><a href="http://iamis.net/" style="line-height: 1.5;">IamIs</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (Shawna </span>Dellacave<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Jason Cox) released a new single yesterday. "Lead Hands" brings more of the haunting baroque pop we expect from the Louisville-based duo, and with bonus visuals: a new video, too.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 17:57:39 +0000 Erin Keane 9398 at http://wfpl.org Listen: Louisville's IamIs Back With Existential Indie Pop Single Louisville Outskirts Festival Stages Benefit Show for Women's Music http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-outskirts-festival-stages-benefit-show-womens-music <p>Before <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/outskirts-festival-organizers-say-louisvilles-finally-ready-womens-music-fest">the inaugural Louisville Outskirts Festival</a> can open in October, the organizers need to raise some money.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 19:05:17 +0000 Erin Keane 9275 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Outskirts Festival Stages Benefit Show for Women's Music Louisville Underground Music Archive a Scholarly Home For City's Punk Rock Past http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-underground-music-archive-scholarly-home-citys-punk-rock-past <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Who knew that those old concert flyers you’ve been holding onto since high school could be important? At the University of Louisville Ekstrom Library, the Archives and Special Collections librarians are cataloging and preserving mementos from the bygone indie rock scene into the Louisville Underground Music Archive, a scholarly repository of local music history.</span></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:23:24 +0000 Erin Keane 9186 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Underground Music Archive a Scholarly Home For City's Punk Rock Past Outskirts Festival Organizers Say Louisville's Finally Ready for a Women's Music Fest http://wfpl.org/post/outskirts-festival-organizers-say-louisvilles-finally-ready-womens-music-fest <p></p><p>Stephanie Gary and Carrie Neumayer are one-half of the Louisville-based post-punk band <a href="http://julieofthewolvesrock.tumblr.com/">Julie of the Wolves</a>. They’re also co-organizers of the upcoming Louisville Outskirts Festival, a non-profit volunteer-run weekend celebrating music made by female-identified artists.</p><p>The inaugural Outskirts Fest is planned for October of this year. In addition to lots of live music, the event will include music workshops for girls and exhibit space for women business owners, artists and makers and social justice organizations.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:49:37 +0000 Erin Keane 9083 at http://wfpl.org Outskirts Festival Organizers Say Louisville's Finally Ready for a Women's Music Fest UofL Archive Seeks Louisville's Punk Music Scene Materials http://wfpl.org/post/uofl-archive-seeks-louisvilles-punk-music-scene-materials <p>Louisville's punk music scene has kept an interest in <a href="http://louisvillepunk.awardspace.com/">preserving </a>its <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Bold-Beginnings-Incomplete-Collection-Louisville/dp/B001Q6X5SQ">history</a><a href="http://louisvillepunk.awardspace.com/">.</a>&nbsp;Next month, the University of Louisville will collect materials from the city's punk music (and related genres) for the Louisville Underground Music Archive.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:59:26 +0000 Joseph Lord 8723 at http://wfpl.org UofL Archive Seeks Louisville's Punk Music Scene Materials