New Year’s Eve Broadcast 2019 Tuesday, Dec 3 2019 

WFPK presents New Year’s Eve with Houndmouth at Old Forester’s Paristown Hall! The band has been touring in support of GOLDEN AGE, their third, full-length album released earlier this year. They’ll wrap up the 2019 tour with a homecoming featuring two other Louisville favorites, Bendigo Fletcher and Curio Key Club! We’ll be doing our traditional broadcast live from the venue, so stream it or listen at 91.9 beginning at 8:30 pm!

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Chris’s Vault: S.V.T. and Jack Casady Monday, Dec 2 2019 

Today on Chris’s Vault we abandon what S.V.T. means except that it’s a band name for a punk outfit Jefferson Airplane’s Jack Casady was a part of for a hot minute. Check out their one single “Heart of Stone”. Shoulda been a hit!

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Greatest Albums Countdown Begins Dec. 9th! Monday, Dec 2 2019 

Voting is closed for the 91.9 WFPK 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Now listen as we count down the top vote-getters beginning Monday, December 9th! We’ll draw the winning name to see Houndmouth on NYE at Old Forester Paristown Hall and a WFPK swag bag just before we reach number one!

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Composer Lei Liang Wins 2020 Grawemeyer Award In Music Composition Monday, Dec 2 2019 

A composer who immigrated to the United States as a teenager in the aftermath of social unrest in China, has won the University of Louisville’s 2020 Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition for A Thousand Mountains, A Million Streams, a work for orchestra premiered in 2018. Lei Liang, 47, has lived in the United States since […]

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Freakwater Gets The Vault Treatment Monday, Nov 25 2019 

Chris Anger of Chris’s Vault reminds us one of the great things about Louisville is the band Freakwater.

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Chris Has “Complete Control” on Chris’s Vault Monday, Nov 25 2019 

Chris Anger is one of the few people I know who got to see The Clash in their heyday. He tells us the story and we play “Complete Control” on this edition of Chris’s Vault.

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WFPK Day of Gratitude Nov. 27th Monday, Nov 11 2019 

Webster’s dictionary defines gratitude as the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Wednesday, November 27th, we’ll spend the day counting our blessings by playing your requests all day. Call 502-814-6560 and tell us about a song you associate with being thankful, dedicate a request in honor of someone who’s shown you kindness, let us know a song that helps you through the holidays or anything else you’d like to share. We may just use your comments and song suggestion on the air, November 27th!

There are resources for you, family and friends if the holidays are a challenge.
Louisville Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 502-589-4313.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Veterans Crisis and Military Crisis Line is 1-800-273-8255 Press 1
Crisis Text Line (free text message service) is 741-741
Centerstone KY: Acute Child Psychiatric Services Crisis Line is 502-589-8070

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Thanksgiving Programming 2019 Monday, Nov 11 2019 

We’ve got a musical recipe for your Thanksgiving Day on 91.9 WFPK, as we re-broadcast some of our favorite Live Lunches of the year and more!

6-7 am – Marvin Gaye What’s Going On
This Sound Opinions encore looks back on Marvin Gaye’s classic album What’s Going On. Host Jim and Greg discuss the tracks, cultural climate and overarching themes of the 1971 album, many of which are more relevant than ever today.

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7-9 am – Songs of Rivers and Mountains: Joan Shelley and Jeff Little
Nick Spitzer of American Routes visits with two Southern crafters of music and song. Kentucky native and guitarist Joan Shelley takes her ethereal songwriting and voicing of life’s emotional flow from observations on the banks of the Ohio River near Louisville. Then, the virtuoso Blue Ridge pianist Jeff Little shares his stories of growing up playing alongside the legendary flat-pick guitarist Doc Watson at the family’s music store in Boone, North Carolina.

9 am-12 pm –The Emergence of Emmylou Harris
The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this three-hour special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests include musicians Rodney Crowell, Ricky Skaggs, Sara Watkins, Shawn Colvin, Bonnie Raitt and more!

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Noon-6 pm – Live Lunch Marathon
12:00 – Over The Rhine (Aug. 9)
12:45 – Frankie Leo (Feb. 15)
1:30 – Bridge 19 (April 26)
2:15 – PAKG (July 26)
3:00 – Joy Williams (November 30)
3:45 – The Devil Makes Three (May 17)
4:30 – Dustbowl Revival (June 28)
5:15 – Electric Garden (Feb. 22)

6-7 pm – Kyle Meredith With…

7-10 pm – Otis Junior

10-11 pm – Sound Opinions Thanksgiving Special

11 pm–Midnight – Night Visions
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.

 

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Ruen Brothers “A Million Things” Thursday, Nov 7 2019 

91.9 WFPK is so happy to welcome back to town the Ruen Brothers! Not only do they play Zanzabar November 23rd, this week they shared a new song we already love! Check out “A Million Things”…

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Robbie Williams “Let’s Not Go Shopping” Wednesday, Nov 6 2019 

‘Tis the season for holiday albums and Brit Robbie Williams is the latest artist to throw a festive hat into the ring! The Christmas Present comes out November 22nd and this first single is a playful ode to the romantic alternative to retail therapy. Give a listen to “Let’s Not Go Shopping”…

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