Sep 192014
 

It’s tagged the Renegades of Rhythm Tour and features a couple of DJs, Cut Chemist and DJ Shadow . They’re bringing their gear and nimble fingers to the Mercury Ballroom on Monday, September 22. Cut Chemist is also a producer and former member of the funk Latin band Ozomatli, which definitely flavors his beats. He’s been a busy fellow, with tracks in films, collaborations and compilations, mixes and remixes and one studio album, The Audience’s Listening. If you are interested, then you likely know his work. Tickets are $25+$5.25.

The Audience’s Listening:


MORE ARTIST INFORMATION

Website: http://www.cutchemist.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CutChemist
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Cut_Chemist


Sep 192014
 

OK Go, the guys who make the really inventive videos – remember the treadmills? – will bring some of that inventiveness to Headliners on September 23. They’ve done a few other things, including winning a Grammy for Best Music Video in 2007, plus a whole stack of other Music Video Awards. They’ve been the house band for “This American Life Live!”, the Ira Glass NPR radio show, plus a bunch of other television shows. While that all may seem like they haven’t had time to record music, au contraire, they have four albums, including 2014’s Hungry Ghosts, which is the record they’re touring to support. Tickets to the show are only $15. The Night Visions Radio DJs will open.


Sep 192014
 

A Brooklyn-based electro-house club trio, Savoy, hits the Mercury Ballroom on September 23, on the “Mo Lasers Mo Problems” tour. Aside from videos, finding info about this group is challenging, as they are new to the national scene. They’re high-energy, it’s said, with a rock edge. Take a look at the video and make your decision. Tickets are $15+$4 fees, which is mostly for hauling the gear around.

Here’s The title video for the tour:


MORE ARTIST INFORMATION

Website: http://savoyband.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SAVOY
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGzZ65xSZQK_Iy7t-btIr_w


Sep 172014
 

The Louisville Orchestra is getting ever more inventive in their presentations; the Brown-Forman L.O. WOW! Series show for Saturday, September 20, is Cirque de la Symphonie, which means you’ll get the LO plus aerialists, acrobats and strongmen (and women, presumably), doing their thing while the orchestra plays. Does that mean circus music? You’ll have to go find out. In Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center Tickets start at $20.


Sep 162014
 

Jugbands, jugbands, getcher jugbands here! Yessiree, in the birthplace of jug band music, The 2014 National JUg Band Jubilee is ready to hoot, toot and holler its way into your hears and hearts. Set for September 20 at the Brown-Forman Amphitheatre on the Waterfront, this year’s festival, the 10th Annual, has Maria Muldaur & the Garden Of Joy Jug Band – yes, that Maria Muldaur, who was a member of Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band before she had that hit with “Midnight At THe Oasis” - The Juggernaut Jug Band, Drunken Catfish Ramblers, Steel City Jug Slammers, The Jake Leg Stompers, Cincinnati Dancing Pigs, the Brotherhood Of The Jug Band Blues, The Hokum High Rollers and Bones Jugs N Harmony. This year, there’ll be copies of Michael L. Jones’ new. just published history of Louisville jug bands, titled Louisville Jug Music: From Earl McDonald To the National Jubilee, for sale. The festival itself is free – free- free. It starts at Noon and runs until 11 p.m. Whoot!