New Albany recently won a national grant to fund 10 weeks of summer concerts. The Levitt Amp Concert Series began last weekend and runs into August, with a variety of musical performances held each weekend in downtown New Albany. Sean Johnson, (3:57) the executive director of New Albany marketing and tourism, joins Derek and Brad to discuss this year’s lineup and the impact of being one of 15 communities in the nation chosen to receive the grant.
Also on today’s show, education reporter Emma Kent (20:48) explains some of the differences between charter schools and traditional public schools. Photographer Thomas Wells (31:12) talks about his experience chronicling this year’s Elvis Festival, and Brad (38:17) highlights the wackiest crime reports from last week.