Studio 89 has grown to include both a spring and fall series! The fall series begins September 17th and will again air Monday nights at 7:00pm. Each session will include a live studio audience of WNKU members. Not yet a member? Become one today or make a donation and become a member on the spot!
After a successful summer run, WNKU is excited to announce a continuation of our partnership with the Ballroom at the Taft. Beginning September 1st, WNKU will welcome a series of shows featuring some of our favorite acts.
If you like BBQ and the Blues, you'll want to head to Madison, Indiana this weekend for Madison Ribberfest. The two day festival features barbecue competitions, a 5K, kids area, and of course, live blues music by Trampled Under Foot, Nick Moss, Johnny Hoy & the Bluefish, Robert Cray, and many more.
BusinessWise for the week of Aug 3 to the 10 has Kent Wellington & Tom Lamping on the merger of two non profits, Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on teaching financial education to children, Tom Stoll on residential mortgages, Laya Hutchinson on business owners techniques and Wayne Gary on healthcare reform penalties.
Deep within the catacombs of the historic Taft Theatre lies a cavernous ballroom, heretofore unseen by the average theater-goer. Until this year, most people weren't even aware such a room existed (rumor has it there is even a shooting range just behind one of the doors within the ballroom).
In 2010, local musician and long time WNKU fan, David Rhodes Brown, dropped by the station to let us know he was going to throw a big party with dozens of local bands, sell tickets, and donate the money to WNKU.
Forecastle returns to Louisville's Waterfront Park July 13-15 to celebrate it's 10th year with a lineup that includes Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Neko Case, Walk the Moon, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Andrew Bird, and Justin Townes Earle just to name a few. And, WNKU is giving away three pairs of weekend passes!
The inaugural Bunbury Music Festival takes place July 13th - 15th at Sawyer Point and Yeatman's Cove. Bunbury is the brain child of entrepreneur, Bill Donabedian, who's credits include co-founding the Midpoint Music Festival and serving as Fountain Square's first VP of Event Production (so he knows a thing or two about putting on a good show).