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2015 Thunder Over Louisville promises a 'Boom with a View'

This year's official Thunder Over Louisville poster (Source: KDF) This year's official Thunder Over Louisville poster (Source: KDF)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The Kentucky Derby Festival is promising a Boom with a View for 2015's Thunder Over Louisville. That's the theme for this year's festival kickoff celebration.

Boom with a View is a play on the senses, KDF officials say, referencing all that fans hear and see on Thunder day.

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"The soundtrack will also delight the senses," said Thunder show producer Wayne Hettinger. "We try to fill the soundtrack with songs that will get everyone excited, and this year's show will be no different."

This year's Thunder Over Louisville fireworks and air show will be held on Saturday, April 18 along the banks of the Ohio River downtown.

The 2015 Thunder air show will feature appearances by the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds as well as the U.S. Army's Parachute Team, the Golden Knights. KDF officials said other air acts that will perform in the show are still being finalized. A complete show schedule will be released closer to the show date.

Horseshoe Southern Indiana, KentuckyOne Health, LG&E, Meijer, UPS and Valero are all presenting sponsors for this year's Thunder Over Louisville. For the fourth year in a row, Ford is the title sponsor of the Thunder on the Ground attraction, which showcases a variety of activities in and around Waterfront Park on April 18.

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