Monthly Archives: October 2009

Joe Manning, et. al.

Current ghost storyteller and LEO Weekly columnist Joe Manning performs an all ages show tonight at Skull Alley. He’ll be joined by Minneapolis ensemble Spirits of the Red City, Sunset and self-described “imaginary band since 2000” Elephant Micah. Show time is at 7 p.m. $6.

Mandelbrots CD release

The Mandelbrots, led by Joseph Burchett (left, Fire The Saddle), hold their CD release show Friday Nov. 6 at The Rudyard Kipling (422 W. Oak St., 636-1311). A cappella trio Sandpaper Dolls, who are in the middle of recording a proper full-length, open. 7:30 p.m. $5.

Young Widows launch massive tour, Coliseum, Phantom Family Halo join

Oct 28 @ The Mad Hatter, Covington, KY w/ Russian Circles, Coliseum Oct 29 @ The Earl, Atlanta, GA w/ Russian Circles, Coliseum Oct 30 @ The Fest 8, Gainesville, FL w/ Russian Circles, Coliseum Oct 31 @ The Backbooth, Orlando, FL w/ Russian Circles, Coliseum Nov 2 @ The Bottletree, Birmingham, AL w/ Russian […]

Outsiders: The Feelies

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of its classic record, Crazy Rhythms, Haledon, N.J. rockers The Feelies performed their debut album at this year’s All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival in Monticello N.Y. That record and The Good Earth were re-issued by Bar/None the same month. We got the chance to discuss reunion logistics and ruminations […]

Zee Avi

Zee Avi w/ eremy•JIrvin (Second Story Man, Whistle Peak) Monday, Nov. 2 Zanzabar 2100 S. Preston St.

LEO Music ’Cast: Adrianne Archie

Adrianne Archie just released her third album, Heart Soul Mind & Strength. It’s a collection that she says fits all occasions and schedules, while mining the fertile territory of soul and gospel. She talks about her inspirations, musical growth and her upcoming tour of the east coast, south and midwest. “Listen: Adrianne Archie”

Chin Chin @ Pendennis Club

Extended Cut: Joe Henry

My near-idolatry of singer/songwriter/producer Joe Henry is well known to my friends, so it was with great pleasure that I was able to interview (via e-mail) the producer of new classics by Allen Toussaint, Bettye Lavette, Elvis Costello, and Solomon Burke. He’ll be in Louisville as part of photographer Michael Wilson’s exhibit “Whatever Happened to […]

Ben Sollee’s Mountain Stage performance on NPR

Hear the performance here.

Alice In Chains: Black Gives Way To Blue

Black Gives Way to Blue Alice in Chains (EMI) <fear factory> If you were nervous about Alice in Chains replacing their late singer Layne Staley and recording a new album, you should’ve been. And Black Gives Way to Blue confirms all of our fears. AIC has officially left a jagged, oozing scar on the face […]