Teddy Abrams curates the WFPK Port Stage!

The renowned WFPK Port Stage will take on a whole new vibe in 2018, dedicated to local musical acts, special Fireside Chats presented by Liquor Barn featuring the rock stars of the bourbon industry, and up-close experiences with select Forecastle artists.

Acclaimed Louisville Orchestra Music Director, Teddy Abrams, has curated an all-local lineup for the WFPK Port Stage, featuring an array of performances by prominent Louisville musicians across multiple genres. Dive in below and prepare yourself for a few more surprises along the way!



  • The Thrills with Teddy Abrams, featuring Carly Johnson and including Scott Moore, Jacob Duncan, Danny Kiely, and Paul Culligan
  • Wax Fang
  • Louisville Leopards Percussionists



  • Forecastle Symphony performs Terry Riley’s minimalist masterpiece “In C” for cosmic unity
  • West Louisville Showcase, featuring Jecorey “1200” Arthur, Chanson Calhoun, DJ Always, DJ Out Here, Lance Newman, Metez, River City Drum Corporation and A.M.P.E.D.



  • Covers set with Teddy Abrams and Friends, featuring Matt Myers of Houndmouth and Ben Sollee
  • The Maiden Radio Hour, featuring appearances by and collaborations between Joan Shelley, Cheyenne Mize and Julia Purcell of Maiden Radio, Tyrone Cotton, Tyler Lance Walker Gill, Sean Johnson, The Other Years, Joe Manning, Daniel Martin Moore, John Pedigo, Walker Shepard and Ben Sollee
  • Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
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