Today on State of the News

Segment A: In our metro news segment, we’ll speak with WFPL’s Erica Peterson about a proposed ash landfill in Trimble County. Devin Katayama will report on Defense Secretary Leon Panetta‘s visit to Louisville this week, and Erin Keane shares her review of the Veri**on Play. Segment B: Kenny Colston joins us with the latest from… Continue reading Today on State of the News

My Morning Jacket to Headline Forecastle Festival in July

Louisville’s My Morning Jacket will headline the 10th annual Forecastle  Festival at Waterfront Park this summer. Early details of the festival have been released and the full lineup is expected to be named in the coming weeks. On Tuesday, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James and Patrick Hallahan joined Mayor Greg Fischer and festival partners in… Continue reading My Morning Jacket to Headline Forecastle Festival in July

Forecastle Festival Moves, Expands

In his quest to make Forecastle one of the top festivals the region, founder J.K. McKnight has moved the event from the Belvedere to Waterfront Park. The four-stage festival begins on July 9th and features headliners the Flaming Lips, Widespread Panic and Spoon, with more bands to be announced.

Sixth Forecastle Festival this Weekend

This weekend marks the sixth year for the Forecastle Festival with its emphasis on music, art and activism. Festival founder JK McKnight has featured regional music and community and environmental activists at the annual event. This year, he added music industry discussions to help regional musicians and tapped Robert F. Kennedy Jr. as its keynote… Continue reading Sixth Forecastle Festival this Weekend