Monthly Archives: September 2009

LEO Music ’Cast: Rick Estrin & The Nightcats

After 30 years as a sideman for Charlie Baty and The Nightcats, Rick Estrin has taken over the band. Twisted is his debut with them, and Estrin works its release at Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar on Tuesday, Oct. 6 (7:30 p.m., $15). Estrin talks to us by phone. Listen: Rick Estrin

El Mariachi Magers

Hardcore punk can be limiting over time. Its practitioners often branch out into other genres in search of experimentation, something fresh, something less ritualized. This is not necessarily what Bradley Magers was seeking when he relocated from Louisville to L.A., but that’s exactly what he found. For most of his teens and early 20s, Magers, […]

Left Lane Cruiser @ Green Lantern

These Black Diamond Heavies labelmates from Fort Wayne, Ind., are @ Green Lantern in Lexington on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Listen to “Crackalacka” off their new album, All You Can Eat, out Sept. 29. “Crackalacka”

Yim Yames confirmed for Rud 25th Anniversary Motherlodge festival

Thursday, Oct. 1 422 W. Oak St. 636-1311

LEO Music ’Cast: Brad Cassetto

Brad Cassetto’s new solo album, Camelbacks & Cul-de-Sacs, his follow-up to 2006’s American Landscape, carries with it a sense of pop geography. It’s been on the shelves for a minute, and Cassetto stops by to discuss it, running his business Sounder Audio and where his freelance travels have taken him. Listen: Brad Cassetto

Monsters of Folk “Say Please” on Tonight Show

In Cadeo

Brooklyn’s In Cadeo visits the Swan Dive (921 Swan St.) on Sunday, Sept. 27. Showtime is 9 p.m., $3. Nerves Junior opens. In Cadeo’s Jared Scott e-mails us from Turkey, where he’s working on an upcoming film. LEO: How did the band start? JS: Pete and I started cobbling tunes together in the studio. With […]


Louisville Is For Lovers Vol. 10

LIFL founder John King has an announcement to make: How to submit a song for Louisville Is For Lovers Vol. 10 “we are taking submissions now through Nov. 25, 2009. all songs must be by louisville bands/artists. all songs must be original love songs. all songs must be unreleased (not even on your MySpace page). […]

Nappy Roots Weekend

Southern-by-the-grace-of-god hip hoppers Nappy Roots celebrate the 7th annual Nappy Roots Day the entire weekend. Itinerary as follows: Today, Sept. 16 3:30 p.m.: West End Boys School Thursday, Sept. 17 Noon-8 p.m. @ Derby City Ta2 (CityBlock) Friday, Sept. 18 Free Concert @ Muhammad Ali Center Saturday, Sept. 19 Meet & Greet @ Incredible Dave’s […]