Monthly Archives: February 2010

Sud fund-raiser and silent auction

Savoir Adore

Savoir Adore // “We Talk Like Machines” SXSW Powerplant Live from Cantora Records on Vimeo. 3/9 @ Zanzabar; 9 p.m. 3/10 @ Al’s Bar; 9 p.m. “We Talk Like Machines”

LEO Music ’Cast: U of L Jazz Week

This week is Jazz Week at U of L. Michael Tracy, director of the university’s Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program, joins us to talk about the week’s upcoming seminars and concerts, including Sunday’s Jazz Master show with internationally renowned harmonica player Toots Thielemans (pictured). Thielemans performed with Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, solo-ed on “Sesame Street” and […]

Angélique Kidjo, Peter Buffett track to benefit young women of Africa

Stream “A Song For Everyone” here, written by Buffett and Kidjo, who performed in 2006 at The Brown Theatre as part of Triple A Radio’s Non-COMMvention. Proceeds from sales benefit the Batonga Foundation, Kidjo’s non-profit dedicated to advancing young women’s education in Africa. Kidjo’s mainly-covers album, Oyo, is out now. You can also download “A Song for Everyone” here […]

This is the cover of the next Nappy Roots album

Pursuit of Nappyness due April 20 from Fontana/Universal.

The Protomen

Nashville robotos The Protomen arrive at Vernon Club April 2.

Cage The Elephant hits No. 1

Bowling Green, Ky., alt rockers Cage The Elephant, who performed at last year’s Forecastle Festival topped Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart this week with “Back Against the Wall.” Tour dates here.

Adventure reveals new album art, tracklist

Over The Big Top is the name of the new album from Adventure. Their record release happens April 2 at Zanzabar. Tracklisting below: 1. Lonesome And I 2. Every Man To His Own Depression 3. Don’t Make Me Crawl 4. I’m Out Of His Mind (Now Hand Me The Phone) 5. Something’s Eating Away 6. Kimberly […]

Villebillies, “Flask & A Gun” video

The video for “Flask & A Gun,” off Villebillies’ From the Belly of the Beast, was shot at Waverly Hills Sanatorium. Opened in 1926 with the sole purpose of treating tuberculosis until 1961. It re-opened a year later as the geriatric center WoodHaven Medical Services. The state closed it in 1980, and it has been dormant […]

Endpoint, Cerebellum, Face Value benefit details announced

Tickets go on sale beginning at 10 a.m. Feb. 26 at ear X-tacy and Ticket Web. Tickets are $15 (adv.), $18 (door). All ages.