Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fishbone swims to Headliners in September

Legendary – and legendarily troubled – ska/punk/soul/funk/rock L.A. band Fishbone, seen recently in the career-spanning documentary Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, will perform at Headliners Music Hall on September 8th.

Loudon Wainwright III will sing at the library

On Sunday, August 26, at 7 p.m., singer/songwriter/actor/father/ex-husband Loudon Wainwright III will perform at the downtown branch of the Louisville Free Public Library. Tickets will become available on Tuesday, July 17, at 9 a.m. from or 574-1644. Only 2 tickets will go to each applicant.

Trampled By Turtles is coming to Louisville – twice

If, for some horrible reason, you miss tomorrow night’s “Waterfront Wednesday” (presented by WFPK), there’s some relief: Trampled By Turtles will play Headliners Music Hall on Thursday, October 18th (but not for free).

Weird Al is coming back to us!

Sunday, October 14, is the next time you can expect to see “Weird Al” Yankovic live in Louisville. The King of Comedy will perform at the Louisville Palace at 7 p.m.

A bunch of concert updates

Buffalo Killers Aug. 10 Glassworks Heartless Bastards Headliners Music Hall Sept. 8 I Break Horses Sept. 16 Zanzabar

Concert update: Torche at Phoenix Hill

Sludgey riff-monster favorites Torche are coming to Party Central, Phoenix Hill Tavern, on July 26th.

Concert update: Girlyman at Uncle Slayton’s

Girlyman will perform their “Leading Edge Three-Part Harmony Folk-Pop” at Uncle Slayton’s on September 22.

Waiting For Something: A Conversation with Nada Surf’s Matthew Caws

Nada Surf with Waters Sunday, June 24 Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Rd. $15 adv., $17 DOS; 8 p.m. By Kevin M. Wilson LEO: Recently this publication ran a cover story on what “making it” means in the music business today and how expectations have definitely changed for kids just starting out.  For […]

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy salutes Fleetwood Mac

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy and his Superwolf partner, Matt Sweeney, will contribute their interpretation of Fleetwood Mac’s “Storms,” a Stevie Nicks composition from the 1979 album Tusk. The album will be released on August 14th. Official press release: ‘JUST TELL ME THAT YOU WANT ME: A TRIBUTE TO FLEETWOOD MAC’ SPANS LEGENDARY BAND’S ENDURING LEGACY Audacious […]

Concert update: Greg Ginn of Black Flag returns

Greg Ginn and the Royal We return to 331 E. Market St. – now the Haymarket Whiskey Bar, formerly Derby City Espresso – on August 2nd for another sweaty night. BIO: “Greg Ginn and The Royal We, Ginn’s solo electro-instrumental project, has booked a summer tour, with a date at The Haymarket Whiskey Bar in […]