Monthly Archives: November 2009

Introducing: Creature Island

Dennis Sheridan can’t avoid the rock for long. The primary songwriter behind Follow The Train has formed Creature Island with the help of some ol’ pals: Andy Hurt was the Train’s original drummer, and bassist Carlos Ramos was part of the band’s last incarnation. Creature Island makes its live debut Friday, Dec. 11, at Zanzabar with Workers (ex-Your Black […]

Free at the Z

The Pink Door in Douglass Loop hosted free shows on Wednesday nights. After the dinner crowd finished up, the noodle and tea shop turned into a rock and DJ haven to make the week go down a littler easier. The Pink and its environs didn’t jibe well, so when it closed last year, that void remained […]

danny flanigan, Rain Chorus reunite Friday

danny flanigan and the rain chorus reunite this Friday, Dec. 4 at Gerstle’s in St. Matthews. The original lineup of backing vocalist Kelly Wilkinson, bassist Tim Halcomb, Philip Wakeman on mandolin, and guitarist, steel player John Byrne and drummer Cary Shields will join flanigan, who last appeared on album with the band for its 2003 […]

Hullabalou ratchets up July festival season

Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Dave Matthews Band, Al Green and Loretta Lynn are among the headliners at Churchill Downs as part of Hullabalou, a three-day festival July 23-25 that will feature more than 65 bands. Hullabalou was programmed by Churchill Downs’ new entertainment division, CDE. In recent years the track has remade itself as a nontraditional venue, […]

LEO Music ’Cast: Bodeco

Bodeco’s blues stomp and zydeco attitude predates most local acts and has weathered several lineup changes over the years. They’re back with a new EP, Soul Boost, and celebrate its release Nov. 28 at Headliners with Tyrone Cotton and Liberation Prophecy handling late-night antics. One dollar from each ticket at the show doubles as a […]

New Whistle Peak album near completion

Winkin’, Blinkin’ and Nod, i.e. David Boston, Billy Petot and Jeremy Irvin of Whistle Peak, take a break from working on their follow-up album to play a stripped-down set for $2 on Dec. 10 at Swan Dive. Chris Soulis from Idaho, Alaska and Squeezebot’s Mick Sullivan from also perform. Peak singer, uke-ist Billy Petot says he […]

Tara Jane O’Neil’s Art Sale In a Box

Tara Jane O’Neil makes records. Good ones. Occasionally, those records feature some of her artwork she sells to peeps at large. She has a new art sale going on called Art Sale in a Box. From Nov. 24 through Dec. 10, TJO is taking orders for digital prints of her artwork, printed using archival pigment […]

‘Louisville Lullabies’ compilation drops Dec. 6

Louisville Lullabies is a new compilation CD featuring Louisville bands and solo artists covering lullabies or writing their own. It’s the brainchild of SonaBLAST Records’ mogul Gill Holland and singer-songwriter Heidi Howe. Sales from this compilation go toward Home of The Innocents, which, since 1880, has provided short and long-term care for neglected and abused […]

102.3 The Max Request-A-Thon continues today through 6 p.m.

For more information, check out For a $25 donation, listeners are invited to call into the phone bank and request their favorite song. They’ll even receive the latest “Best Of Lambert & Lindsey” CD. Call 502-571-WISH to make a donation and tune in to 102.3 the MAX to hear touching wish stories and qualify […]

Holiday Canned Food Drive