All posts tagged "music"

  • At the Vanishing Point
Actors Theatre of Louisville, 2015
Photo by Bill Brymer
    “At the Vanishing Point” brings Louisvillians even closer together, if that’s possible

    A guy in the row ahead of me sipped a sweet-smelling bourbon. Its aroma filled the dark space around me. At a play about Kentucky, the smell just made sense. A spotlight illuminated the stage, where a man...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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    TLC’s 2015 preview presents: Music

    by Seiler Smith — To all the music lovers and casual music listeners out there, I ask you one question: are you ready for 2015? In only the first month of the year, we have seen several...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    Forecastle Releases First Round of Artists

    Hometown heroes, recent sensations, legends, local bands–Forecastle Festival will have them all this year. In their first wave of releasing the lineup, the headliners were My Morning Jacket (MMJ), Sam Smith and Widespread Panic, with Modest Mouse–who...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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    ‘Uptown Special’ funks up the music scene

    Hipsters, jocks, nerds, Hellenists and musicians rejoice! Finally, there seems to be one thing that transcends the invisible lines that separate you: “Uptown Special.” An album as retro-loving as Mark Ronson’s has not been out for a...

    • Posted January 17, 2015
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    Glass Animals lure Louisvillians into their “Hazey” jungle

    Lead singer Dave Bayley kicked off his shoes, no more than eight minutes into the set, while I swayed my hips to the warm jungle vibes that filled the venue. Bassist Edmund Irwin-Singer  followed suit, adding to...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Dressed to impress Photos by Sasha Perez.
    The Yule Ball sweeps attendees off their feet

    by Brennan Noel — On November 21, from 7-11 p.m., Hogwarts came to the University of Louisville. For the third consecutive year, the Honors Student Council held the Yule Ball. The Harry Potter-themed dance was cleverly coined...

    • Posted November 23, 2014
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  • Review: Jazz ensemble wows, audience does not

    Sitting in the audience, waiting for U of L’s second Jazz Ensemble to begin, it became clear that the people in the crowd were not there for the exemplary beats coming out of the gleaming metallic instruments,...

    • Posted November 22, 2014
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    Music Without Borders brings Louisville Orchestra home

    by Beth Beckwith –   A new concert series, Music Without Borders, will be spreading live music throughout the metropolitan area from now until February. The Louisville Orchestra is breaking out of their normal routine by bringing...

    • Posted November 22, 2014
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    Lawyers lay tracks at Lawlapalooza

    Lawlapalooza, an annual music event at Phoenix Hill Tavern, featured eight bands on Oct. 16. Each band had to have at least one practicing attorney, law student or professor at Brandeis School of Law. The event started...

    • Posted October 19, 2014
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    Houser Headlines Iroquois Ampitheatre

    The sweet notes of guitars and country-accented vocals graced the 1,000 or so fans attending the Randy Houser concert on Friday night. To say it was specifically a one man, rather one band, show would be a...

    • Posted October 2, 2014
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