Usually, Facebook is relatively, well, boring, but trust Scott Mertz to liven things up. He apologizes for his “fireworks” display at Nach Bar yesterday. Read the post and responses here.
Points to Ray Rizzo, who has taken a number of Louisville musicians to play his New York Motherlodge shows at Joe’s Pub on January 17, and Cakeshop, on January 18. Included are Tyrone Cotton, Alanna Fugate, Dan Hardin, Scott Mertz and poet Ron Whitehead. Check motherlodge.com for more info.
The Dennis Ervin Memorial/benefit is happening today at Stevie Ray’s. Doors open at 4 p.m. Donations are requested Here’s the schedule:
- 5:30- 6:15 Hank Sinatra Reunion(w/Leigh Ann Yost)
- 6:30- 7:00 Banner(provided by Fast Signs) Unveiling & playing of Dennis’ version of Purple Rain
- 7:00- 7:30 Push
- Ron Whitehead
- 7:45- 8:15 Turley Richards
- 8:20- 9:00 da Mudcats w/Susan O’Neil
- 9:15- 9:45 Scott Mertz
- 10:00-10:30 Bluestown w/Sylvia Waters?
10:45-11:15 Bad Men on a Mission
11:30- ???? Upshaw Briggs & Fit For a King