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

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

Mike Snow – Klangston // Louisville, KY 06.21.17

Swedish indie-electronic band Miike Snow made a stop in Louisville recently on their current US tour.  Entering the stage in a roar of cheers and applause, the band gave a highly energetic performance to a packed venue.  The band had brought their own lighting rig, treating the audience to an Continue Reading