Anderson East – Aaron Raitiere // Louisville, KY // 3.10.22

Anderson East with Aaron Raitiere Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY March 10th, 2022   Anderson East brought his Maybe We Never Die Tour to Louisville, KY on March 10th in support of his latest album Maybe We Never Die.  Originally scheduled for February 4th, inclement weather saw the show postponed, and Continue Reading

KY singer Grayson Jenkins to release new album ‘Turning Tides’ and will play album release show at Railbird Festival

A proud Kentuckian—by birth and now, by choice—Grayson Jenkins sings his stories with a shrewd sincerity, a hopeful resignation, and a canny insight into the ways of the world; a world that found him, like many others, putting his life and career on hold for the last year and a Continue Reading

Railbird Music Festival // Lexington, KY 8.10.19 and 8.11.19

Railbird Music Festival Lexington, KY Keenland August 10th, 2019 and August 11th, 2019 Photos and words by Emily May Although Kentucky is known for many things including Bourbon and basketball, a big tourism draw to our state every year is horse racing, a sport that has drawn thousands of tourists Continue Reading

Forecastle Festival 2019 // Louisville, KY 7.12-7.14

Forecastle Festival Waterfront Park Louisville, KY July 12th-14th Photos and words by Emily May Summertime is an exciting time of year for many people, but for music lovers it means festival season.  With a variety of festivals scattered across the US, one that more and more people flock to every Continue Reading

The Struts – Nightly // Louisville, KY 10.31.17

The Struts with Nightly Mercury Ballroom Louisville, Kentucy October 31st, 2017 Words and Photos by Emily May British glam-rock band The Struts, currently on tour in the US, performed a Halloween show in Louisville, Ky recently.  With many of the fans dressed in costume, the mood was festive and the Continue Reading

Nightly talk debut EP, music videos and loyal fans

Nashville-based synth-pop band Nightly have been steadily been making waves on the charts, having released videos this year for their hits songs “XO” and “Talk To Me.”  They released their debut EP Honest last year and have since performed with such musicians as Gabrielle Aplin, K Flay, Ke$ha, The All-American Rejects and Zella Day.  Continue Reading

EZTV – Beverly // Louisville, KY 9.6.17

EZTV with Beverly Zanzabar// Louisville, Ky September 6th, 2017 New York City based trio EZTV, who are currently touring made a stop recently in Louisville, Ky.  Their music had been described as “classic American power-pop meets left-of-the-dial experimental”, which is an accurate description.  Although there was a fairly light crowd Continue Reading

Moon Taxi // 8.19.17 Louisville, KY

Moon Taxi with The Weeks and Los Colognes Iroquois Amphitheater// Louisville, Ky August 19th, 2017 Nashville-based indie rock band Moon Taxi performed recently in Louisville, Ky to a nearly sold-out crowd.  Iroquois Amphitheater is a beautiful venue, with a mostly covered seating area and plenty of open space as well.  Continue Reading

Belle and Sebastian // 8.17.17 Louisville, KY

Belle and Sebastian with Julien Baker Iroquois Amphitheater, Louisville, Ky August 17th, 2017 The Scottish Band Belle and Sebastian performed in Louisville, Ky recently to a packed house.  Although the city saw a torrential downpour the couple of hours leading up to doors, that didn’t stop a few diehard fans Continue Reading

The All-American Rejects // 8.14.17 Louisville, KY

The All-American Rejects with The Maine and Dedric Clark from The Social Animals Mercury Ballroom// Louisville, Ky August 14th, 2017 The All-American Rejects were on tour recently with Dashboard Confessional and performed a one off headlining show in Louisville, Ky.  They performed a passionate and energetic show to a sold-out Continue Reading