Thursday, August 11, 2016

9/18 Jeff The Brotherhood at Zanzabar

Tomorrow Nashville experimental duo Jeff The Brotherhood's newest album, Zone, will be released. Their 11th album to date, this is also the third installment in the 'Spiritual Trilogy' that also includes Heavy Days (2009) and We Are The Champions" (2011).

 Jeff The Brotherhood will be playing at Zanzabar on September 18th in support of Zone.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

8/18 The Melvins prize package Winner

Congrats to Shayne H for winning the new Melvins album 'Basses Loaded' + two tickets to the show at Headliners on August 18th!

Friday, August 5, 2016

9/23 & 24 Cropped Out Fest (Louisville)

September 23 & 24th will be the triumphant return of Ryan Davis' Cropped Out Music Fest at Turner's Club. This year's line up is the best to date rivaling any other Music Fest in the region, with weekend passes being only about 1/2 the price of other fests. The line up includes regional and national acts such as Bill Callahan (Smog), Bonnie 'prince' Billy, Kool Keith, Cearal Gylphs, Giving Up, Insect Policy, Pleasure Boys, Beat Awfuls, Dry Summers, & Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments.
Day Passes $40. Day Pass & Camping $60. 
Weekend passes $70. Weekend & Camping $100.  

Monday, August 1, 2016

Package Give-a-way: Melvins new CD + 2 Tix to 8/18 Show @ headliners

Beloved cult group The Melvins are on tour right now in support of their new album BASSES LOADED, and we have a CD copy + 2 Tickets to their show on August 18th at Headliners to give away! Just comment on this post with your name, or send an email here by Wednesday August 10th and you could win both the CD and Tickets!

The new album, Basses Loaded,  features six different bass players including Krist Novoselic (Nirvana), Jeff Pinkus (Butthole Surfers), Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle) and Steve McDonald (Redd Kross/OFF!).  The August 18th show will feature lead man King Buzzo, drummer Dale Crover, and Steve McDonald on bass.

Read our review of The Melvins last show in Louisville Here.

L to R: Dale, Buzz, & Steve

Headliners August 18th. Doors 8:00pm Show 9:00pm,  18 and over. $20. 

Friday, July 22, 2016

7/30 Billy Nelson LP Release show @ Haymarket

Billy Nelson, featuring Billy Petot of Whistle Peak, will be having their LP release show Saturday, July 30 Haymarket Whiskey Bar. The debut solo album, Water Sports, is out, today,  July 22 on Karate Body Records (on special edition hot pink vinyl with a fold-our calendar and free album download).
special edition hot pink vinyl

Tony Robot (of Ultra Pulverize) and RedZag open. 9 p.m. $8 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

7/22 Soft Gang & Young Widows @ Kaiju

NYC based Soft Gang  (featuring Dom Cipolla of Phantom Family Halo & Starkiller) will be playing at Kaiju on Friday July 22nd with Young Widows and Pet Eunuch. This is an album release show for Soft Gang's s/t LP on Sophomore Lounge, recorded by Martin Bisi and features Tokyo embroidery artist Kaori Nakamura.

 Soft Gang album cover by  Kaori Nakamura

Photo Review: Forecastle 2016

Photographers: Marife Bautista, Spooky Fitzgerald, and John king

John King, Duce, and 1200.

A Member of NOTHING

Joan Shelley & Nathan Salsburg

Ruban Neilson of unknown Mortal Orchestra

Blackberry Smoke

Femi Kuti and the Positive Force

Pokey Lafarge

A member of Nothing

Alabama Shakes

All Them Witches on WFPK Port Stage

All Them Witches

Teddy Abrams & Friends

Scott Carny 

Forecastle Themed Cash Machines
(Sigmund Freud could explain all the inner meanings going on here)

Arron Behrens (Left) and Thomas Ross Turner (right) of Ghostland Observatory

Ghostland Observatory

2015 SG 'Best Stage Moves' Award winner Aaron Behrens of GLO

Port Stage. Bully.

Bully on WFPK Port Stage

Read our Day One Review here.

Read our Day 2 Review Here.

Read our Day 3 Review here.