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The WFUV Feastival 2019

The WFUV Feastival of Live Music is back for Thanksgiving week! (photos by Gus Philippas/WFUV)

The WFUV Feastival of Live Music is back for Thanksgiving week! (photos by Gus Philippas/WFUV)


Live music is always a main course at FUV, but at Thanksgiving, we make sure you get a multiday feast of shows with The WFUV Feastival.

This year's line-up continues our Thanksgiving tradition of looking back at FUV Live performances we shared with you over the past year. We'll also honor another much-loved tradition of playing "Alice's Restaurant" on Thanksgiving Day at noon, adding extra thanks to Arlo Guthrie, who has announced that his November 30 show at Carnegie Hall will be his last Thanksgiving concert.

The musical memories kick off Thanksgiving Eve at 7 p.m. EST by giving thanks to Bruce too, revisiting our Springsteen tribute The Bruce Project. You'll then get to hear Bruce fan Craig Finn rock Rockwood Music Hall, followed by Beck's amazing Forest Hills Stadium set and John Prine's headlining performance at last year's Holiday Cheer for FUV. And that's just Day 1!

On Thanksgiving, Feastival runs from 10 a.m. to midnight, including The Lumineers' FUV Live House Concert, Calexico and Iron & Wine filling the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival stage, a trip to the Guggenheim Museum with Cautious Clay and some guitar wizardry at The McKittrick Hotel from Rodrigo y Gabriela. Another duo takes that same stage to start our Friday night festivities, as we premiere an FUV Live show with Rachael & Vilray at 6 p.m., and then turn things over to Tank and The Bangas, Courtney Barnett, Charly Bliss and more 'til midnight.

You'll also hear songs from FUV Live 22 and highlights from "Holiday Cheer" past throughout the Feastival, as we celebrate our new live CD and look forward to this year's Holiday Cheer for FUV benefit show. (A reminder: it's Yola, Nathaniel Rateliff and Mavis Staples at the Beacon Theatre on December 10. A tip: Get tickets while you can.)

The WFUV Feastival is a lot of live music, but even more thanks and gratitude. Without all of the artists and their teams, the venues and festivals, and especially, our WFUV Members, none of this would be possible. So enjoy the feast you helped prepare, and have a very happy Thanksgiving!

Here is the full Feastival line-up (times are EST and approximate):

Wednesday, November 27

Thursday, November 28

Friday, November 29