Monthly Archives: January 2010

MMJ tours with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

My Morning Jacket will tour with the renowned Preservation Hall Jazz Band this April. MMJ frontman Jim James was invited to sing with the group at Preservation Hall in New Orleans, and recorded two songs with the band, “St. James Infirmary” and “Louisiana Fairytale.” The songs will appear on Preservation: An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall […]

Drag City issuing ‘The Endtables’ April 20

In September 1979, a singer named Steve Rigot, guitarist Alex Durig, Albert, Durig’s 15-year-old brother and bassist, and drummer Steven Jan Humphrey recorded six songs at Real to Reel Studios in Louisville. The band now known as The Endtables released four — “Process of Elimination,” “The Defectors,” “They’re Guilty” and “Circumcision” — as an EP on their […]

Live: Kid Sister

Kid Sister Halfway to Forecastle Jan. 23 The Pointe
 A rave inside city limits? What is this, 1997? Halfway to Forecastle invaded The Pointe, a Butchertown warehouse and ground zero for this dance music revival, and the crowd wanted a night of drinks and beats: The venue reached capacity by 10 p.m. Joined by dancers in […]

LEO Music ’Cast: Andrea Davidson

Retracing Steps is the new album from singer-songwriter Andrea Davidson, and it arrives Feb. 20 with a CD release show at Vernon Club. She also performs Friday, Jan. 29, at Glassworks as part of an “An Evening In The Orient” art and music festival, and Feb. 5 on WFPK’s “Live Lunch.” Davidson took her time finishing this […]

Art After Dark

Wax Fang Cynthia Norton Thomas A. Minor & the Picket Line Screening of “Moving Movie Louisville” by Ryan Daly Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble Interpretation of Hunter S. Thompson’s “The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved” Friday, Feb. 5 J.B. Speed Museum 7 p.m. $5 for Museum members (including University of Louisville and Bellarmine University students, […]

Appalachian Love

Young Widows’ Nick Thieneman brings new photo exhibit, “Beyond Midwestern”

Young Widows bassist Nick Thieneman will present a new exhibit of original photography at 8 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 30, at Skull Alley. The band also performs. “Beyond Midwestern” is a collection of shots Thieneman, 27, took since the band recorded their highly acclaimed Old Wounds. For more on Nick’s photography, visit his website. “I shoot digital, but […]

Irwin: New Freakwater, solo albums on the way

Catherine Irwin says she is in the process of writing the follow-up to 2002′s Cut Yourself a Switch and the long awaited Freakwater album with the other songwriting half, Janet Beveridge Bean. Their last was 2005′s Thinking of You. “I am extremely pokey,” Irwin said in an e-mail interview. “We are always behind and always […]

Apples In Stereo, “Travellers in Space and Time”

We’re working on an interview with prolific producer-songwriter Robert Schneider in the coming weeks, but for now, here’s the official tracklisting to Apples In Stereo‘s new album, Travellers in Space and Time, out April 20 via Yep Roc/Simian/Elephant 6. Elephant 6 was the Athens/Denver collective that released the first, and in some cases the only, records […]

Haiti Relief

Haiti Relief The Rudyard Kipling Saturday, Jan. 30 Music begins @ 7:30 p.m. $5 All proceeds benefit Partners In Health in Haiti. Lineup: Scotch Bonnet Soundsystem Yared CPHR DVN (Cipher Divine) Kentucky T. Tree Talk Somatica