Monthly Archives: August 2010

6th Annual Doulapalooza

Birth Care Network is enjoying their 10th anniversary with Doulapalooza, Sept. 26 in Willow Park. Live music, face-painting by SPROUTS and raffles  add to the information and education available about “achiev(ing) an informed, positive pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience.” Entertainment lineup: Louisville Leopard’s Steel Leopards’ Percussion Ensemble Katie Toupin & Matt Meyers The Howards Marion Dries […]

Black Heart Procession remixed by Eluvium, get Scratched

Black Heart Procession are returning with a new EP, “Blood Bunny/Black Rabbit,” right on the heels of their acclaimed “Six.” The release will feature a remix of “Drugs” (billed as a “titanic 10-minute orchestral reconstruction”) from hometown hero Eluvium, as well as dub legend Lee “Scratch” Perry, Mr. Tube and Jamuel Saxon. —Damien McPherson “Blood […]

Free Cabin Concert

Cabin is playing a free show at New Albany’s Riverfront Amphitheater Sept. 3. WFPK‘s a sponsor, as is Thorpe Woodworks, with libations available from the new River City Winery and New Albanian. Cincinnati’s ENLOU opens. Stay tuned for a WFPK contest in the works for VIP treatment. —DM

Vampire Squid 0, Cthulu 1

My single favorite rock band in Louisville broke up Monday. Vampire Squid, the uncategorizeable band, familiar to regulars of the Rud, Skull Alley and which up to now was the permanent headliner of Underground Sounds’ annual St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast block party (full disclosure: I book that), had a band meeting last night where it […]

Flamenco at Caffe Classico

As Labor Day looms, every restaurant and venue in town solidifies their plans to make their spot your destination to celebrate the end of summer. Caffe Classico is no different, inasmuch as planning a Flamenco night on Labor Day could be classified as not “different.” Sept. 3 is the day to loosen those hips as guitarist […]

Mr. Goodbar, “Individually Rapped”

Individually Rapped Mr. Goodbar (SELF-RELEASED) A solo album from a local group that has barely begun to see their value as a whole sounds like a mistake on paper. Until you take advantage of your potential as a unit, why waste verses and beats on something that doesn’t give directly back to the crew? After […]

Fleur de Liberties

The Monkey Wrench hosts Fleur de Liberties, a benefit for the ACLU of KY Sept. 11. Rest Assured, The Commonwealth, Nerves Junior, and The Instruction will keep you entertained while DJ Sam Sneed plays cleanup on the 1s and 2s. Free admission to those who sign up to become “card carrying members”, whereas it’ll cost […]

LEO Music ’Cast: The County Line

Brian Seong, Nic Braune and Jamison Taylor French are roots outfit The County Line, who perform at WFPK’s Live Lunch Aug. 27. They share some songs from their new, self-titled album. Listen at Bluegrass Catastrophe, bluecat.leoweekly.com. —Mat Herron Listen: The County Line

Ben Sollee ditches The Van

Ditch the Van Bike Tour – Chapter 1 from marty benson on Vimeo. Ben Sollee is embarking on a new tour taking him from Long Beach, Calif., to Frankfort without the use of a car, truck or van. The bike-friendly cellist and singer did a two-week Lexington-to-Bonnaroo jaunt last year, which now sounds like a […]

Anybody wanna move to Bloomington?

The Bluebird has been flapping its wings pretty damn hard lately, with some strong assists from Rhino’s, The Bishop and other venues near IU. —Damien McPherson Here’s a sampling of their next couple months: @ Russian Recording Sept. 5: Balmorhea, Dust From 1000 Years, Brother John @ IU Auditorium Sept. 6: Vampire Weekend, Beach House, […]