Monthly Archives: December 2007

Q&A: Brett Ralph of Brett Eugene Ralph’s Kentucky Chrome Revue

Catch Brett Eugene Ralph’s Kentucky Chrome Revue, Big Smith and Virgin Flame on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008 at Air Devil’s Inn. LEO: Tell me a little bit about your formative years…your first exposure to music…what led you to create your own … Brett Ralph: Most of the records around the house when I was growing […]

Top 10 Quotes of ’07

–1. ”Don’t tase me, bro.” — Andrew Meyer, a senior at the University of Florida, while being hauled away by campus police during a speech by Sen. John Kerry. –2. ”I personally believe that U.S. Americans are unable to do so because some people out there in our nation don’t have maps and I believe […]

R.I.P Joel Dorn

(April 7, 1942 – Dec. 17, 2007) Joel Dorn, a multiple Grammy Award-winning record producer who first made a name for himself while at Atlantic Records in the late 1960s and early ’70s, died on Monday, Dec. 17, from a heart attack, in New York City at the age of 65. One of the most […]

El Roostars Taking Elm Street to Nashville

El Roostars will perform The Rolling Stones double album, Exile on Main Street, Jan. 5 at the Mercy Lounge in Nashville. This is a reprise of their Oct. 27 show in Louisville.

Martin Sexton tickets on sale now

Martin Sexton, who last performed during the AAA nonComm conference/listener appreciation concerts at the Brown Hotel/Theatre this past May, plays Headliners Music Hall on Sunday, Jan. 20. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets for the 18-and-over show are $20. David McMillan opens. Tickets are on sale now, and can be […]

Amoeba offers free Gram Parsons, Brandi Shearer

Beginning today, Dec. 17, Amoeba Music, the famed record store-turned-label, will offer users the chance to download two songs every two weeks free of charge from Brandi Shearer and Gram Parsons. The download series kicks off with Shearer’s unreleased version of Parson’s “Hickory Wind,” which was recorded live at Amoeba’s record store in L.A., as […]

Drive-By Truckers return to Louisville March 1; Tickets on sale this Friday

Drive-By Truckers will return to Louisville Saturday, March 1, at Headliners Music Hall. Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 and go on sale this Friday, Dec. 21, at 10 a.m. 18+ welcome. Tickets can be purchased at ear X-tacy Records or Ticket Web. The Truckers are touring in […]

Philly Inquirer puts Krekel in Top 10 country albums of ’07

Philadelphia Inquirer Music Writer Nick Cristiano named the Tim Krekel Orchestra’s album Soul Season one of his top 10 country and roots records of the year. “Tim Krekel, Soul Season (Natchez Trace). Long an underappreciated singer, writer and guitarist, Krekel outdoes himself with this horn-fired rock-and-soul gem that can stand with the best of Eddie […]

Jon Ashley ‘Walking Free’ out Dec. 28

Jon Ashley & the Little Triggers will be at Air Devils Inn in Louisville on Friday, Dec. 28 to celebrate the release of their new record, Walking Free. The show starts at 10 p.m. They also play an in-store at ear X-tacy records (1534 Bardstown Road, 452-1799) at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5.

The October showcases for Universal/Motown

Calvert City, Ky., group The October returns to Main Street Lounge (104. W. Main St.) Friday, Dec. 14, this time with Johnny Walker’s Dead Horses and Von Guarde. The 18-and-over show starts at 8 p.m. The October recently released its new EP, Lost Since Graduation, and played a showcase in New York City for Universal/Motown. […]