The VIPP Report: Kyle Kuric sends a video message to Louisville Cardinal fans

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Birdgang Brand Clothing has entered into an exclusive deal with Fan Outfitters, one of the premier retail outlets for collegiate merchandise to sell t-shirts in support of Kyle Kuric. The limited edition t-shirt was created for University of Louisville fans to show their support for Kuric. The basketball star is currently recovering from a brain tumor that was discovered last month.

A portion of the proceeds from the Kyle Kuric design will benefit Kids Cancer Alliance.

For those that do not shop online, or maybe need the shirt faster, you can go into Fan Outfitters stores located at The Paddock formally the Summit on Brownsboro Rd, or their other location at 4600 Shelbyville Rd.  Shirts will arrive by December 5 for your Christmas shopping. Pre-orders are still being taken as well at

If you would just like to donate rather than buy a shirt we have provided a link directly to Sponsor4Sports at

Kuric sent a message to Cardinal fans earlier today.  To see what the former Cardinal has to says go to to see his video message. For our social media followers you can also see the video on Facebook page at Birdgang Brand Clothing. 

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The VIPP Report: Heart and Soul Tour 2.0


Not one but two critically-acclaimed multi-Grammy Awards winning and legendary artists will be at the KFC Yum! Center on Tuesday, March 29th.  I’m referring to Earth, Wind & Fire and Chicago just announced 15 additional U.S. dates for their Heart and Soul Tour 2.0.

Tickets for the Louisville show go on sale to the public beginning at 10:00am on Saturday, November 21 at,, the KFC Yum! Center box office and all Ticketmaster outlets.

Both groups are very happy about the tour and being on the road performing for their fans. “There’s a saying that goes, ‘if it’s not broken there is no need to change it,” Indeed,” says Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind & Fire. “The powerful magic of Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire works for both bands and fans alike. Here we go again!”

“I’m excited to be starting another leg of the Heart and Soul tour,” said Lee Loughnane of Chicago. “Both bands are playing great and when we play together, the show rises to another level. Come see the concert. You won’t be disappointed.”

Here’s an unbelievable fact for fans, between the two groups they have than 200 million albums sold and 20 GRAMMY® nominations.


The VIPP Report: West Louisville Boys Choir Celebrates Silver Anniversary


The West Louisville Performing Arts Academy, (WLPAA) will celebrate their 25th Anniversary with a concert and dinner on Saturday, December 19th at the Galt House in the Grand Ballroom at 6:00 pm. .

They will be celebrating in grand style with performances by The West Louisville Boys Choir and the West Louisville Girls Choir, (WLBC/WLGC) and a special performance by Jerry Tolson and his Big Band. Just before the holidays come out and celebrate with youth who are doing positive things in our community. They are achieving at a high level both in and out of the classroom and that’s something to celebrate.

This year’s McDaniel Bluitt Hope Award recipient will be Mr. Larry McDonald, President of the Lincoln Foundation. McDonald works tirelessly in the community and at the Lincoln Foundation making sure area youth are academically successful in high school and post-secondary education.   McDonald prepares youth to be future leaders not only in Louisville but cities across the U.S.

West Louisville Boys Choir began in November 1990. The choir is directed by McDaniel Bluitt, a retired vocal music teacher with twenty eight (28) years of experience. He received his B. M. ED. from the University Of Louisville School Of Music and a Masters in Counseling from Western Kentucky University. The Boys Choir has performed throughout the commonwealth, for mayors, governors other national dignitaries. The Boys Choir’s first European Tour established international prominence in Paris, France and London, England. They received a superior rating during their first international music competition in the Bahamas. They were also awarded first place in the Music Festival at Sea.

The West Louisville Girls Choir made its debut in November 2002. The choir is directed by Mrs. Mamie Bluitt who received her B.M.ED. from the University of Louisville School of Music. The Girls Choir is also a performing choir. Some of its more notable performances are: Governor Patton’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Frankfort, Kentucky, ECHO, Women for Women Conference and at Cincinnati’s National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Their first Southwestern Tour to Texas was held in 2010.

Adult tickets are $100.00 and students tickets (ages 12 & under) are $50.00. Sponsorships are still available. For additional information about WLPAA 25th Anniversary Concert & Dinner go to

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The VIPP Report: It’s Love, Peace & “Soul”child


Save the Date of Saturday, February 20th, for multiplatinum artist and nine-time Grammy-nominated artist Musiq Soulchild. Fans will hear songs like “Sobeautiful”, “Halfcrazy” and “Teachme” just to name a few of his hits. The singer/songwriter will at in Louisville at the Kentucky Center for a great night of music.

Musiq is not coming alone. He will share the stage with Donell Jones.    This platinum-selling artist will perform hits like “Where I Wanna Be”, “U Know What’s Up”, and “My Apology”.

This concert is scheduled for two hours and 45 minutes with an intermission at the Kentucky Center.  Tickets start at $48 for the 8 pm show.

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The VIPP Report: Doin’ Time tour at the KFC Yum! Center


Actor/comedian Martin Lawrence returns to Louisville for his Doin’ Time tour.  The star of  Bad Boys, Wild Hogs, Death at a Funeral, Big Momma’s House and Big Momma’s House 2 will be at the KFC Yum! Center on Saturday, February 13, 2016.

Martin is no stranger to Louisville.  He attended the Kentucky Derby this year and he also had a comedy show at the Yum! Center in May 2011.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 4th at 10AM.  You can purchase them at  the KFC Yum! Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or online at

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