Tag Archives: Louisville

Downtown’s S. Fourth Street gets a new Live Nation club

At a press conference today, Mayor Fischer welcomed Live Nation executives in announcing the opening of a new, 900-capacity live music and events space at 611 S. Fourth Street, on the same block as the Louisville Palace (also run by Live Nation, with a capacity of almost 3,000) and WFPK. Though the club is promoted […]

“Lebowski Fest” Louisville 2013 tickets

From the founding dudes: “Tickets for the 12th Annual Lebowski Fest go on sale this Saturday, 4/20 at WHY Lou Two: Electric Nulu! This year will feature music by Kyle Gass Band (Tenacious D), Kentucky Prophet, The Seedy Seeds and more! Check http://www.lebowskifest.com/UpcomingFests/12thAnnualLouisvilleJul1920/tabid/254/Default.aspx for more info, man.” The Kyle Gass Band also performed at the […]

Brandi Carlile returns for another Rock ‘N Stroll at Iroquois

Here’s all the information you could ever need: Brandi Carlile with The Lone Bellow Sunday, June 23rd at 7:30pm Gates 6:30 p.m. Iroquois Amphitheater / All Ages Tickets on sale Friday, April 26th, at 10 a.m. Walk & Concert (preferred reserved seating, free t-shirt)):  $40 Walk information at http://www.wfpk.org/rock-n-stroll Concert Only (Reserved Ticket):  $30 Tickets […]

R.I.P., Jason Molina

Jason Molina, the singer-songwriter who led his bands Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Company from 1996 – 2009, died on Saturday. He was 39. A native of Lorain, Ohio, Molina had a long relationship with Bloomington, IN’s Secretly Canadian label, and held strong ties to the Louisville music community. The first Songs: Ohia 7″ single […]

Ra Ra Riot, Leagues headline first “Waterfront Wednesday”

Indie rockers – and more recently, dance-y rockers – Ra Ra Riot will headline this season’s first WFPK-presented “Waterfront Wednesday” on April 24th at 9 p.m. Their latest album, Beta Love, is out now. Freshman indie rockers Leagues are the middle act at 7:30 p.m., as debut album You Belong Here has been making waves […]

Local Natives join summer concert series

91.9 WFPK Presents: Local Natives, live at Iroquois Amphitheater, as part of the Coors  Light Summer Concert Series. Details: Tuesday, June 11th at 8pm Gates 6:30 p.m. Iroquois Amphitheater / All Ages General Admission Tickets $24 On sale March 15th at 10am Tickets may be purchased at the Iroquois Amphitheater Box Office (Monday- Friday 8:30 […]

Nerves Junior made a video for “Goodnight Nobody”

and they want somebody to watch it:

D’Arkestra – album review

D’Arkestra Ghost Town (SELF-RELEASED) D’Arkestra is an innovative ensemble led by saxophonist Drew Miller, featuring some of the finest younger generation Louisville jazz musicians, including keyboardist Wade Honey and guitarist Brandon Coleman, among others. Ghost Town contains seven songs, two with vocals, covering a wide stylistic palette. The opener, “Jazzist,” features harpsichord and Afro-beat horns and drumming. The […]

Soundgarden breaks rusty cage, rocks the Palace

Though most ’80s and ’90s rockers find themselves unable to stay relevant or powerful in the current era, Soundgarden’s 2012 return album, King Animal, was surprisingly modern and non-sucky. So let those black days fall away and enjoy an atypically heavy Palace production. Soundgarden Palace Theater Friday, May 10, 2013 7:30 p.m. On sale Friday, […]

The David Byrne & St. Vincent show comes to Louisville

Kudos to Production Simple and WFPK for bringing this probably short-term collaboration to town. Two huge talents from two different life stages offer one uniquely and oddly satisfying rock-and-art explosion of good times. BIO: “Former lead member of the Talking Heads (and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee) David Byrne, has joined forces with […]