Iroquois Amphitheater http://wfpl.org en Iroquois Amphitheater Celebrates 75 Years with Reunion Concert, Photo Call http://wfpl.org/post/iroquois-amphitheater-celebrates-75-years-reunion-concert-photo-call <p>Metro Parks will celebrate 75 years of outdoor entertainment at the <a href="http://www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/">Iroquois Amphitheater</a> Sunday with live music from the&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Louisville Big Band Jazz Ensemble</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, dancing and a concert by South Louisville native Justin Paul Lewis. Gates open at 5 p.m. for this free event.</span></p><p>The parks department invites anyone who has ever performed on stage or worked backstage at the amphitheater to gather at 7:30 p.m. for a group photo on stage.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:02:16 +0000 Erin Keane 6829 at http://wfpl.org Iroquois Amphitheater Celebrates 75 Years with Reunion Concert, Photo Call Pirates! Still Trendy After All These Years http://wfpl.org/post/pirates-still-trendy-after-all-these-years <p>Irresistible pop culture pirates predate Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow by more than a century. W.S.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s enduring comic opera “The Pirates of </span>Penzance”<span style="line-height: 1.5; "> debuted in 1879, and it’s in no danger of fading from the stage.</span></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:50:23 +0000 Erin Keane 6324 at http://wfpl.org Pirates! Still Trendy After All These Years Garrison Keillor, Houndmouth (and More) to Perform This Summer at Iroquois Amphitheater http://wfpl.org/post/garrison-keillor-houndmouth-and-more-perform-summer-iroquois-amphitheater <p>The 2013 performances at the Iroquois Amphitheater kick off on April 26 with Louisville area-based rock band&nbsp;Houndmouth and includes Garrison Keillor and the Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour, Gregg Allman&nbsp;and former Drive-By Trucker Jason Isbell.</p><p>Tickets information for some of these events are<a href="http://www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/"> here.</a></p><p>The Iroquois Amphitheater is celebrating its 75th&nbsp;season, and Metro Louisville is also announcing a program where patrons can "sponsor a seat." In a news release, the city says:</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 15:14:31 +0000 Joseph Lord 4785 at http://wfpl.org Garrison Keillor, Houndmouth (and More) to Perform This Summer at Iroquois Amphitheater Scottish Play Haunts Amphitheater's Parkside Studio http://wfpl.org/post/scottish-play-haunts-amphitheaters-parkside-studio <p>Just in time for Halloween, <a href="http://new.savagerosetheatre.com/pages/home">Savage Rose Classical Theatre Company</a> opens a production of the eerie Shakespeare tragedy "Macbeth." The bloody tale of renegade power, murder and madness opens Thursday at <a href="http://www.iroquoisamphitheater.com/event/161137/">Iroquois Amphitheater's Parkside Studio</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Metro Parks transforms the amphitheater stage into Parkside Studio by closing off the large stage's usually invisible fourth wall, creating an intimate, indoor stage (for days so foul and fair alike).&nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:42:42 +0000 Erin Keane 2041 at http://wfpl.org Scottish Play Haunts Amphitheater's Parkside Studio