August 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
Angel Olsen
Angel Olsen didn't disappoint in a live performance at Zanzabar Thursday night.
Angel Olsen has a voice that when you first hear it, you are immediately arrested.
August 6, 2012 - 4:50pm
Rufus Wainwright
Adam Cohen and Rufus Wainwright shine in a night of gorgeous songs and melodies at the Iroquois Amphitheater.
I wonder if Rufus Wainwright ever looks around on this tour, and in a moment of self-deprecation, asks himself, "Am I even the most talented guy on this stage?" If he did, it would be no false modesty, but that is not to underrate his own immense talent. It's just that he has the gift...
July 30, 2012 - 10:12am
Barry Manilow
After a 15-year absence, Barry Manilow returned to Louisville on Friday night to a full-house at the Palace Theater.
From the moment Barry Manilow's back-lit silhouette appeared on the Palace stage to huge applause on Friday night until, literally, the final curtain when he led an a capella sing-along of "One Voice" to say goodnight, the theater felt suffused with a joyful, delighted energy. With...
June 28, 2012 - 5:09pm
Nada Surf
No, they didn't play "Popular."
6.24.12There was no better place to be in Louisville when Nada Surf and Waters played Headliners on Sunday night.San Francisco natives Waters opened the evening with a full set from their debut full-length, Out in the Light, and successfully appeased the anxious crowd with sweet melodic timing...
July 29, 2012 - 7:55pm
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Two rowdy women fronted bands at Uncle Slayton's Thursday night -- Louisville's Alabama Brown opened for Lydia Loveless.
Don't be fooled by the little black dresses -- the ladies fronting bands at Uncle Slayton's Thursday night were more hellcat than Hepburn. Both Alabama Brown, opening with her band the Inside Outlaws, and headliner Lydia Loveless belied their lady-like exteriors with brash lyrics and rowdy...