Monthly Archives: October 2008

Dead Child offers free mp3; Pajo plays DJ

Just in time for Halloween, Dead Child’s offering a free download of “Screaming Skull,” their single off the Quarterstick debut, Attack. From T&G: “Halloween is a time of ghouls, ghosts, and SCREAMING SKULLS! With All Hallow’s Eve right around the corner Quarterstick shredders Dead Child decided the timing was right to release a new single […]

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone

Squeezebot to play Chicago Blues & Bluegrass Festival. In ’09

By Mat Herron Michael Raspatello did a lot of apologizing last week. The organizer of the Chicago Blues & Bluegrass Festival got more than a few e-mails excoriating him for not choosing Squeeze-bot, who won the festival’s “Last Banjo Standing” contest to play the benefit show, headlined by David Grisman, The Avett Brothers, Ha Ha […]

Icy Demons

Icy Demons The Photographic Royal Bangs Parlour Thursday, Nov. 6 @ Skull Alley $7; 6:30 p.m.

Fucked Up: The Chemistry of Common Life

The Chemistry of Common Life Fucked Up (MATADOR) I got pink eye once. I was in the fifth grade, and I spent the better of a day home from Catholic grade school trying to see how much pus I could squeeze out of my eyelids. It was a fruitless attempt at wasting time, much like […]

Ben Sollee debuts new EP, tour video

The plaudits just keep coming for Ben Sollee. He has a new EP, Something Worth Keeping, coming out in time for his U.S. headlining tour that kicks off next month with a show at The 930 on Nov. 1. He even tells you about it: “The beauty of people is anchored in imperfection; it is […]

Good Folk Fest compilation CD announced

Below are the artists who will appear at next month’s Good Folk Fest at The Mellwood Arts Center. As part of the festival, this compilation CD and the disc from last year will both be available for $15 at the festival. The 2008 disc will be on sale at ear X-tacy. The performance schedule and […]

Oktoberfest @ Vernon Lanes

The Vernon Club at 1575 Story Avenue in historic Butchertown, will be hosting The Rheingold Band for October Fest on Oct. 25.  Doors will open at 6:30pm with band starting to play at 7:00 p.m.  Come join us for German dance, beer, brats and loads of fun.  To honor this special event, we will be […]

Merton in a melody

Kate Campbell has been doing shows large and small following release of her 12th album, Save the Day. The veteran singer-songwriter, who’s known for mining literate influences and producing quirky human-interest ballads as well as folk-pop with prominent spiritual leanings, sometimes introduces numbers with some wild webs of observations and associations that somehow led to […]

Tonight: Cherryholmes

Cherryholmes Tonight, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. $25. (502) 584-7777 or (800) 775-7777 Kentucky Center 501 W. Main St.