Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Open Call: Artist In Residence at LFPL



The COLLIDER Program at the Louisville Free Public Library selects 12 artists a year for one month residencies at the South Central branch on Jefferson Blvd and is accepting applications now.

The Artist Selection Committee will select artist-in-residence for the South Central Regional Library this Fall. All disciplines including visual, performing, written word, and beyond will be considered for residency.
Artist-in-residence will be offered a stipend of $800 per month, with additional funds available for program supplies. The artist will be responsible for holding scheduled studio hours for at least 16 hours per week and for teaching at least three classes during the residency period to the public. Classes can range from art instruction to general information about the art form, and can be geared toward a specific age range or open to all.

The application deadline is October 15th, 2018. The committee will meet and inform applicants of their status by November 15th, 2018. Apply here.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

37FLOOD Vinyl Nite Podcast #102 with Danny Cash of HAWKS

 37FLOOD Vinyl Nite Podcast #102 with Danny Cash of HAWKS, Dirt One, The Excuses, and formerly of My Morning Jacket. Ending track: HAWKS "It Ain't Easy" (live).

Sunday, September 30, 2018

October Vinyl Nite Events



We are pleased to be sponsors of the Tuesday Vinyl Nite at Butchertown Social (1601 Story ave), a free weekly event from 9pm-1am.

Join us every Tuesday this October for a whole month of spooky delight with some amazing guest DJs, two costume contests, and a bunch of Give-A-Ways!

October Vinyl Nite Themes:

 10/2 Danny Cash of Hawks (and My Morning Jacket Memorabilia Box Give-A-Way)

10/9 Alice Cooper impersonator Corey Elmore
(and Alice Cooper Tribute Sick Little Things Ticket Give-A-Way)

 10/16 Total Void (and Lexington show ticket Give-A-Way)

10/23 Zombie Night
(Zombie Costume Contest and Louisville Zombie Attack Prize Box Give-A-Way)

10/30 fourth Annual Album Cover Costume Party (and Season Of The Witch live showcase)


Thursday, September 27, 2018

Vinyl Nite Podcast #101: Shane Poole of Satellite Twin



Recorded at Tuesday Vinyl Nite at Butchertown Social with Shane Poole of Satellite Twin about new split 7" with MUTTS of Chicago, the joys of van ownership, and favorite records to spin.

Shane Poole of Satellite Twin

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Video Premier: "Seems The Same" by Stevie Meredith


Released today, a new video by Louisville musician Stevie Meredith titled "Seems The Same" from  just released 5 song EP "Stay Inside."

The entire EP was tracked, mixed and mastered in Louisville and can be found here. The video was shot in Tokyo.

9/27 Modern Prometheus Art Exhibit & Young Frankenstein Screening


On Thursday, September 27, at the Main Louisville Free Public Library (301 York St) from 5:30-6:30 p.m. will be the artists reception for the new exhibit The Modern Prometheus. This artist-invitational features original works by more than fifteen prominent local artists in honor of the 200th  anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, including creations by Ed Hamilton, Penny Sisto, Bob Lockhart, John King, Carrie Neumayer, and more.

After the reception (at 7:30pm) UofL Professor Stephen Hanson will host a screening of Mel Brooks' classic horror comedy Young Frankenstein and will talk about how Brooks got the medical ethics right in his film.

The art exhibit will be up through October. For more information, visit LFPL.org/Frankenreads.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Canceled: Louder Than Life


We have just been informed by the organizers of Louder Than Life that due to the condition of Champions Park, this year's festival has been canceled.
Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents sent a press release moments ago that announced "due to the continuing rain and deterioration of conditions at Champions Park, this weekend’s Louder Than Life festival in Louisville has been canceled."
 “Delivering a great experience for our fans will always be our top priority – but that great experience starts with safety,” said Danny Hayes, CEO of Danny Wimmer Presents.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

9/18 & 9/25: Tuesday Vinyl Nite with Satellite Twin & VALE at Butchertown Social


37FLOOD and Louisville Is For Lovers is proud to sponsor Tuesday Vinyl Nite at Butchertown Social (1601 Story Ave) from 9pm-12am every Tuesday and is completely free. Bring a record to spin and meet local bands and guest DJs. September guest DJs are Satellite Twin (on 9/18 with give-a-way of their new 7" with MUTTS) and VALE (on 9/25 with a give-a-way of their new EP).

Monday, September 3, 2018

9/14: 5th Annual Smoketown GetDown


September 14th is the 5th Annual Smoketown GetDown for Democracy; a FREE block party powered by the people and open to the public. The event features live entertainment, Smoketown organizations and businesses, voter registration, food trucks, and family-friendly activities including Yared Sound, Alpha Diamonds, Mighty Shades of Ebony, Str8Diamonds Dance Team, a Free Play Zone hosted by Children at Play Network, Photo Booth by Kertis Creative, Silent Disco presented by Hush Louisville, and "Discover Our Past" self-guided walking tour created by The Wheelhouse Project in partnership with The Filson Historical Society.

The Getdown takes place on South Hancock Street, between Lampton and Jacob Street, just east of downtown Louisville.
Event info here.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

9/28-30: Louder Than Life

This year's alternative to the alt-festival, Louder Than Life, hits Champion's Park September 28th through the 30th presenting 1990's hard rock monsters like Limp Bizkit, Godsmack, and Alice In Chains, but is also serving up some curious and exciting acts  from yesteryear to keep things interesting; here is our picks for Louder Than Life 2018:

Billy Idol


Gwar


Ice Cube

 Suicidal Tendencies


Body Count (37FLOOD Approved)

Louisville's Anemic Royalty will also be playing. Tickets $200-$1,000. Info here.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Video Exclusive: MC HIJACK in 'Road Rage Dance Off'


Louisville Is For Lovers has just released a new video featuring breakdance artist Prep D (from Team Totoro) featuring 2 songs from MC HIJACK'S new album Tender Pieces.



MC HIJACK also makes an appearance, as The Driver,  as well as Team Totoro member KY Jenny.


Tender Pieces was released on July 5th entirely for free (downloads as well as CDs) and is available here.


Thursday, August 16, 2018

Submit to Louisville Is For Lovers 2019 Valentine's Album


Submissions for Louisville Is For Lovers 2019 Valentine's album are now open! If you are interested in submitting a song for the 2019 compilation please visit the Louisville Is For Lovers Submit page and send tracks (2 max per band/artist) via email before October 15th, 2018.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

8/18: Mutts (Chicago) & Satellite Twin at Kaiju

Chicago's resident growling junkyard dog band Mutts and Louisville's dirty satin sheets of a man band Satellite Twin have teamed up for a truly top-shelf smokey motel room soundtrack in the form of a split 7" released this Saturday on Gubbey Records, and a release show at Kaiju with Sheri Streeter.
MUTTS

Event info here.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

8/3: Sound Visual(s) opening reception at Craft(s) Gallery


Sound Visual(s) as a visual art show of 4 Louisville artists who work both in the musical and visual arts: Matt Anthony (WFPK & Matt Anthony's Record Shop), Jordan Humbert (The Winger Brothers), John King (Louisville Is For Lovers Series), and Michael Tackett (DJ at The Pearl) through August at Craft(s) Gallery (572 S. Fourth Street).



Opening Reception with the artists; Friday August 3rd from 6-9pm with refreshments and DJ sets by the artists.


Monday, July 30, 2018

8/10-11 Seven Sense Festival 2018


One of Louisville's great annual free events, the Seven Sense Festival, is in it's 5th year and making a run for the big leagues. Still hosting 40 local and regional bands over 2 days (This year at Gravely Brewery), Seven Sense is bringing in bigger name acts like All Them Witches (Nashville, TN), The Whigs (Athens, GA), and blues drummer Cedric Burnside (Holly Springs, MS) as well as moving up from a free event to a $15 ticket, to join the other midsize local fests like Poorcastle.
Local favorites include Adventure, Prjctr, Vessel, Anemic Royalty, and Sex Juice.
Ticket Info here.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Tonight: Planetary Overdrive, The Excuses & Dirt One at Nirvana


Tonight, July 27th, at Nirvana bar Louisville favorites Planetary Overdrive will be playing with New Wave band The Excuses and 90s surf rock group Dirt One at 8pm. All Ages and Free!
Event Info here.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Forecastle 2018 Photo Review


Arcade Fire

Glittertitz Crowd


Courtney Barnett

Trampled By Turtles Photo By Marife Bautista

Punch Brothers Photo By Marife Bautista

Maiden Radio Photo By Marife Bautista

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Arcade Fire Photo By Marife Bautista

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The War On Drugs Photo By Marife Bautista

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Margo Price Photo By Marife Bautista

Houndmouth Photo By Marife Bautista

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Forecastle Symphony Photo By Marife Bautista

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Chanson Calhoun Photo By Marife Bautista 
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Lance Newman Photo By Marife Bautista 
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Young Prodigies Photo By Marife Bautista

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DJ Samosa Photo By Marife Bautista

Daphne Willis Photo By Marife Bautista

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Chris Stapleton Photo By Marife Bautista

Forecastle Symphony Photo By Marife Bautista