Jan 292015
 

The final two issues of Louisville Music News from 2000, the January and February issues, have been uploaded. The January issue features Heidi Howe on the cover, while the February cover subject is Joel Timothy. Editor’s Note: The February issue ran the complete list of WFPK’s Top 1000 albums; however, this list has been lost and so is not on the site.


Jan 292015
 

Owsley Brown Presents has been putting together a series of videos under the title of “Music Makes A City,” from the long-form documentary of the same name. The latest episode features video from an event at The Tim Faulkner Gallery, which featured LO music director Teddy Abrams and a number of musicians from other genres, including Bonnie “Prince” Billy, University of Louisville chamber orchestra, Tiny Elephant, Kyle James Hauser, A Lion Named Roar and 1200. Watch the video:

You can find the whole series here.


Jan 272015
 

Forecastle Fest 2015 will happen on July 17–19, 2015, at Waterfront Park, Weekend passes go on sale this Friday, January 30, at noon ET. Details and the lineup at ForecastleFest.com.
Here’s the poster for the first wave of 2015 Forecastle Fest artists


Jan 272015
 

Let no one say that Louisville doesn’t produce some fairly wierd music. Case in point: Super PM City’s “Savants and the Oracles.” Listen:


Jan 262015
 

The May 2000 Issue of Louisville Music News is now online, with a cover story on The Troubadours Of Divine Bliss, plus all the usual columns, CD and performance reviews. Read what they were like and doing fourteen years ago, right here: http://www.louisvillemusicnews.net/webmanager/index.php?WEB_CAT_ID=50&issueid=135


Jan 252015
 

According to a report in the Courier-Journal, AC Entertainment, the producer of the Forecastle Festival, has agreed to stage the festival on the Louisville Waterfront for the next five years. The 2015 Forecastle Festival will be held on July 17-19, wtih lineup of acts set to be announced on Tuesday, January 27. Weekend passes will go on sale on January 30, and the other ticket information is available at the event website, Forecastlefest.com.
The Courier-Journal’s story is hear.
Here’s a video of “A Day In The Life: Forecastle Festival,” presented by Nashville Guru.