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Louisville Metro, LG&E Partner To Install Electric Vehicle Charging Station In Seneca Park
Drivers of electric vehicles in Louisville have yet another place to “fill up” their batteries with the installation of a
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Enjoy The Scenic Loop Car-Free And Hayride On The Hill In Cherokee Park
A new fall tradition will begin on Monday, October 29, as area residents will be able to enjoy use of
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Dr. Aaron Thompson Named Fourth President Of CPE
Following a national search, the Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously selected Dr. Aaron Thompson as its fourth president. Thompson, who
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  • Louder Than Life Rocks Louisville to Round Out Tri-Festa Series (9/28/2019)

    Louder Than Life kicked off its three day run yesterday as the final festival in the Danny Wimmer Presents Tri-Festa concert series.  Heavy metal fans were treated to the performances of Motionless in White, A Day To Remember, Phil Anselmo and the Illegals, Gwar, and many more. The night ended with headliner performances given by Staind and Slipknot. Saturday’s event will feature, among many others: Suicidal Tendencies, Stone Temple Pilots, Dropkick Murphys, Ice Cube, Godsmack and the night ends with a Guns N’ Roses performance scheduled for three full hours.

    This weekend will also feature local bands with Oldham County’s Knocked Loose at 6:40 today and Louisville’s own White Reaper on the Oak Stage tomorrow at 2:25PM. The final day includes performances by Sum41, Three Days Grace, In This Moment, Breaking Benjamin, Marylin Manson, Rob Zombie and Disturbed.

    Weather this weekend is clear but hot. If working your way into the throngs of crowd surfing, mosh-pitting people doesn’t appeal to you, there is plenty of space allocated for blankets and chairs to enjoy some personal space with your music. The festival likewise features the food, bourbon and beer selection seen at the previous Tri-Festa events, Bourbon & Beyond and Hometown Rising, including some band collaborations, such as Blackened, a whisky that was made in collaboration between master distiller Dave Pickerell and Metallica or their Enter Night beer from Stone Brewing. New to Louder Than Life, there is a stand featuring a whiskey by Slipknot – No. 9 Iowa Whiskey. If you walk around with a keen eye, you may even find a hidden speakeasy with an air conditioned area with a drink menu featuring Angel’s Envy.

    The event is held at the Highland Festival Grounds, located within the Kentucky Exposition Center.  While parking is $20 per vehicle, which is the same as the parking at the Champions Park, all of the parking is on pavement and the traffic management to exit is much smoother than previous year’s venues. Free shuttles are available which will take attendees from the parking lot to the festival entrance.

    Tickets are still available for today and tomorrow, pricing starts at $95. Attendees are encouraged to read what can and cannot be brought into the festival grounds (there are strict rules on bag sizes and types).  Chairs and blankets are permitted, but only in designated areas. Since it is so hot, attendees are encouraged to bring a factory sealed water bottle (less than 20oz) into the festival or an empty reusable water bottle of any size. The Louisville Water Company provides water stations to fill and refill your bottles on site.  (more…)

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Rail Maintenance Underway Throughout Louisville
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Job Fair for Outlet Mall Tomorrow
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Louisville to Face Off against Kentucky in Sweet 16 Action
The NCAA basketball tournament is in full swing and, as usual, Kentucky has a case of March Madness! In the
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Welcome to the Louisville Dispatch!
And we’re off… Welcome to the inaugural post of the Louisville Dispatch. Our goal is to bring you news, events,
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