Live Lunch November 2: Ruston Kelly
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He’s considered a hot country songwriter, with tunes covered by Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney and Blake Shelton, but he may be an even hotter artist. Ruston Kelly has also created a personal sound which embodies indie, folk and rock, that when paired with his raw and honest lyrics makes for something different altogether. Not your typical “country artist”, Ruston draws influences from the likes of Townes Van Zant to Nirvana. He’s just as comfortable wearing a cowboy hat as he is a Slayer t-shirt. His story so far twists and turns through heartbreak and triumph, an overdose and rehab, empty dive bars and packed venues, to getting his life together and marrying to the love of his life. It’s his life story that defines his unique style—a gravelly patchwork of folk lyricism, grunge attitude, country heart, Americana spirit, and rock energy. Touring in support of his new album Dying Star, we’re excited to have him join us for his first Live Lunch appearance! He’ll be appearing later Friday evening at Zanzabar.
WFPK hosts Live Lunch every Friday at noon. Come see your favorite local and touring artists perform live in the Louisville Public Media performance studio at 619 S. Fourth Street in downtown Louisville. Doors open around 11:30 AM.
If you’re a WFPK member at $15/month or more, you can reserve a free lunch from the City Café (first 50 callers receive a lunch). Call 502-814-6565 up to one week in advance and at least 24 hours in advance.
WFPK members at $15/month or above can enter for a chance to win front-row reserved seats. Reserved seats will be drawn at noon on Tuesdays.
Brown bag your lunch, and join us for this free performance. If you can’t make the performance in person, listen live at 91.9 WFPK Radio Louisville. Due to fire code regulations, space in the performance studio is limited to 70 people.
All Live Lunch concerts are subject to change.
We kindly ask that guests adhere to our attendance policy during live broadcasts:
– Absolutely no disruptive noises or distractions are permitted.
– Guests are to enter and exit between selections.
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– No cameras or recording devices are permitted without prior approval.