Monthly Archives: July 2009

Plugged In returns Aug. 19

Okay, sorry. Plugged In live music/comedy listings will be reinstated into LEO Weekly beginning with our Aug. 19 edition. Listings will cover Wednesday to the following Tuesday each week, just like in the past. NOTE: Deadlines are Thursday noon the week before publication (e.g.-Aug. 13), and there is absolutely NO wiggle room on this. Please […]

LEO Music ’Cast: The Hemingways

The Hemingway’s new six-song EP combines elements of contemporary rock, funk and reggae. Released last week, it’s being sold at shows. The band plays Aug. 28 at Bluegrass Brewing Co. in St. Matthews and Sept. 19 at the Mt. Washington Fall Festival. Guitarist Rob Bingham, drummer Rick Bonam and bassist Mike Oswald join us. Listen: […]

Let’s Do the Warped Tour Again

Don’t work; get Warped. It’s time for the nearest passing of the (modest) star-studded constellation known as Vans Warped Tour. The three-dozen-or-so acts are coming to Cincinnati’s Riverbend Amphitheatre tomorrow, July 29. This is the 15th anniversary of the tour, the logo on the main stage has birthday candles, and you can expect to see […]

WorldFest lineup announced

Sones de Mexico Ensemble Traditional Mexican-American Folk Friday, Sept. 4, 7:30-9 p.m. / Fountain Stage Latin Grammy-nominated band is based in Chicago. Their latest release, Esta Tierra Es Tuya, has been nominated for Best Folk Album. Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul Friday, Sept. 4, 9:30-11 p.m. / Main Stage She’s been called a “sensation” by […]


91.9 WFPK Presents: The Decemberists w/ Blind Pilot Monday, Aug. 10 8 p.m. Doors 7 p.m. The W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre Tickets: Reserved Seating $35 On Sale Now Available at: The Kentucky Center Box Office or 502-584-7777 All ages 91.9 WFPK Presents: The Big Surprise Tour: Old Crow Medicine Show Dave Rawlings Machine feat. Gillian […]

Monsters of Folk

You weren’t going trick or treating anyway, right? Monsters of Folk — Jim James, M. Ward, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis — play Oct. 31 at the Louisville Palace. Given James’ unabashed love for Halloween, the Skeletor costume might come out. Pre-sale tickets go on sale July 28 and sales to the public start July […]

LEO Music ’Cast: John Baxter & The Bottomfeeders

John Baxter has a new EP out with his band, The Bottomfeeders, and he’s celebrating the release of Sherwood with two shows on July 25: a free in-store at 3 p.m. at ear X-tacy (1534 Bardstown Road, 452-1799,, and again that night at The Monkey Wrench (1025 Barret Ave., 583-2433) Listen: John Baxter

@ the ear

Upcoming free concerts at ear X-tacy COPELAND July 21; 2 p.m. Special acoustic show Later @ Uncle Pleasants w/ Sherwood, Anchor & Braille, Barcelona Tix on sale at ear X-tacy John Baxter & The Bottomfeeders (Featuring members of Dangerbird and Frisbee) July 25; 3 p.m. Playing from the new EP Sherwood Dexateens July 25; 5 […]

Forecastle Roundup: Day 3

Forecastle 8 Day 3 July 12 2009 Christ, after three days of chronicling my adventures I feel like Doogie Howser, but instead of a teenage doctor I’m a 27-year-old music writer, go figure. The shady afternoon was perfect for a third full day of music. The temperature was just right, and the sun could barely […]

Forecastle Roundup: Day 2

Forecastle 8 Day 2 July 11, 2009 The heat was either less notable or simply more tolerable after yesterday. But the crowd grew exponentially overnight. On account of this onslaught, the smooth operating at the door of yesterday was long gone today. There were hippies and patchouli everywhere. But by now, I know to expect […]