Manchester Orchestra – Foxing – Slothrust // Louisville, KY // 11.16.21

Manchester Orchestra with Foxing and Slothrust Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY November 16th, 2021   Manchester Orchestra brought their current tour to Louisville, KY on Tuesday night to a sold out crowd of eager fans.  Starting things out this evening was Boston rock band Slothrust.  Having just released their new album Continue Reading

Sebastian Bach – Kaleido – Edgar Red // Louisville, KY // 11.12.21

Sebastian Bach with Kaleido and Edgar Red Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY November 12th, 2021   Nostalgia is a powerful emotion and I was feeling especially nostalgic this past Friday  night when Sebastian Bach brought his current tour to Louisville, KY.  The former frontman of iconic heavy metal band Skid Row, Continue Reading

Sylvan Esso – Lido Pimienta // Louisville, KY // 11.2.21

Sylvan Esso with Lido Pimienta Old Forester’s Paristown Hall Louisville, KY November 2nd, 2021   Sylvan Esso brought their Shaking Out The Numb Tour to Louisville, KY recently to a nearly sold out crowd!  Opening the show was Colombian-born and Toronto-based singer Lido Pimienta.  Blending traditional Indigenous and Afro-Colombian musical Continue Reading

X Ambassadors – Scarypoolparty – Taylor Janzen // Louisville, KY // 10.23.21

X Ambassadors with Taylor Janzen and Scarypoolparty Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY October 23rd, 2021   This past weekend, New York rock band X Ambassadors brought The Beautiful Liar tour to Louisville, KY, playing to a packed venue of fans!  Starting things out this evening was Canadian artist Taylor Janzen.  Playing Continue Reading

Frank Turner (with Matt Nasir) – Nathan Gray & The Iron Roses // Louisville, KY // 10.15.21

Frank Turner (with Matt Nasir) with Nathan Gray & The Iron Roses Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY October 15th, 2019   “It feels so good to have live music back”.  This was the sentiment that was most prevalent on this Friday evening as English musician Frank Turner brought his current acoustic Continue Reading

Mayday Parade – Microwave // Louisville, KY // 9.22.21

Mayday Parade with Microwave Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY September 22nd, 2021   Mercury Ballroom was packed on Wednesday night with what looked to be a nearly sold out crowd, everyone filled with anticipation of seeing Mayday Parade perform.  These guys always draw large crowds and it’s easy to see why Continue Reading

Anberlin – The Early November // Louisville, KY // 9.21.21

Anberlin with The Early November Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY September 21st, 2021   For many bands right now, they are touring for the first time in around 2 years and are feeling happy and grateful to be back on the road!  For Anberlin and The Early November, their energy on Continue Reading

Radkey – Taco Mouth // Louisville, KY // 1.24.2020

Radkey with Taco Mouth Nirvana Louisville, KY January 24th, 2020 Missouri-based punk/rock and roll band Radkey are a force to be reckoned with.  A band of three brothers, Isaiah, Dee and Solomon Radkey, the punk trio are joy to watch live.  With guitarist Dee and bassist Isaiah sharing vocal duties, 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

Young The Giant – Lights // Louisville, KY 10.31.18

Young The Giant with Lights The Louisville Palace Louisville, KY October 31st, 2018 Photos and words by Emily May California indie pop band Young The Giant spent Halloween in Louisville, KY this year and asked fans to come dressed in their favorite Netflix themed costume.  The band, who just released Continue Reading

The Decemberists-Eleanor Friedberger//Louisville, KY 6.5.18

The Decemberists with Eleanor Friedberger Iroquois Amphitheater Louisville, KY June 5th, 2018                                                                                                                                                                               Words and photos by Emily May Portland-based indie rock band The Decemberists performed recently in Louisville, KY.  Touring in support of their latest album I’ll Be Your Girl, the band performed to a packed venue of excited 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