New compilation marries motorcycle culture and music

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Lovers of local music and motorcycles will soon have a soundtrack to live by as the best riding days of the year are on the way.

River City Rumble brings together 18 Louisville bands who were happy to tackle the "classic motorcycle B movie" theme of the compilation. All songs are new or previously unreleased.

The result is 24 solid tracks perfect for long days spent in the garage or Louisville Vintage Motorworks' weekly bike nights.

River City Rumble is available now in digital form for $10 at

Want to experience the music and culture live? Head to The New Vintage on Friday or Saturday to catch some of the bands from the compilation in an album release show.

Four bands will play each night starting at 9 p.m. The shows are $5 and open to anyone 18 and older. Get your ticket ahead of time online by going to

To find out more about River City Rumble or connect to the local motorcycle-and-music-loving community, find them on Facebook.

The Setlist is a collaboration between WFPK Music Director Kyle Meredith and WAVE 3 News Producer Laurel Mallory and is made possible by sponsor Far Out Music. Find more local music by watching WAVE 3 News every Saturday morning or Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.

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