WFUV to Continue Holiday Tradition of Marathon Live Shows in Thanksgiving Feastival; Lineup Set!

By: Nov. 18, 2016
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WFUV (90.7 FM/wfuv.org) continues its annual tradition of a marathon of exclusive live performances over the Thanksgiving holiday. Starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23 and continuing on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, the WFUV Thanksgiving Feastival will air more than 20 hours of FUV Live concerts recorded over the past year from venues both small and large, from the Rockwood Music Hall to the Newport Folk Festival.

The Feastival kicks off Wednesday at 6 p.m. with a radio exclusive recording of Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band's record breaking August 30th concert at the MetLife Stadium. The second day of the Feastival will include Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop (at Rockwood Music Hall), Nada Surf (at City Winery), The Head and the Heart (at City Winery), Michael Kiwanuka (at the Cutting Room), Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (at the Newport Folk Festival), ShaRon Jones & The Dap-Kings (at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival), and more between 10 a.m. and midnight, including the ritual playing of "Alice's Restaurant" by Arlo Guthrie at noon.

On Friday, the Feastival continues from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with previous recordings of this year's Holiday Cheer for FUV artists (The Record Company, Corinne Bailey Rae, Lucinda Williams, and Amos Lee). The Feastival then resumes from 6 p.m. to midnight with performances by Mayer Hawthorne (at The Cutting Room), Margo Price (at the Newport Folk Festival ) and Conor Oberst (at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe), among others.

"Live concerts on the radio is one of the things that sets FUV apart from other stations," said WFUV Program Director Rita Houston. "Our annual Feastival is like the Best of the Best from each year. This year's lineup on Thursday and Friday is pretty special, but to add Bruce Springsteen's historic set from MetLife Stadium as a bonus on Wednesday night is sure to make this an even more memorable holiday weekend for all."

The complete Feastival line up includes:

Wednesday (6 p.m.-10 p.m.)
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band from the MetLife Stadium (August 30, 2016)

Thursday (10A-Midnight)
Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop from the Rockwood Music Hall
Nada Surf from the City Winery
[Noon - "Alice's Restaurant" by Arlo Guthrie]
M. Ward Rockwood from the Music Hall
The Head and the Heart from the City Winery
The Staves from the Rockwood Music Hall
Brian Fallon from The McKittrick Hotel
Michael Kiwanuka from The Cutting Room
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats from the Newport Folk Festival (with NPR Music)
case/lang/veirs from the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
ShaRon Jones & The Dap-Kings from the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
Ray Lamontagne from the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
Violent Femmes from Electric Lady Studios

Friday (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
The Record Company from the Rockwood Music Hall
Corinne Bailey Rae from the Rockwood Music Hall
Lucinda Williams from the Rockwood Music Hall (2014)
Amos Lee Hill from Country Live (2013)

Friday (6 p.m.-Midnight)
Mayer Hawthorne from The Cutting Room
Lucius from the SXSW Radio Day Stage
Margo Price from the Newport Folk Festival (with NPR Music)
Conor Oberst from the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe (with NPR Music)
Okkervil River from the Rockwood Music Hall
Yeasayer from the Rockwood Music Hall
Seratones from the Rockwood Music Hall

WFUV (90.7 FM, wfuv.org), New York's source for music discovery, is a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for almost 70 years. WFUV has received national recognition for its award-winning weekday format of adult album alternative music, award-winning local news and sports, and a diverse weekend lineup. WFUV's robust website has extensive audio archives, videos, song playlists, an events calendar, blog and other resources.




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