November 15, 2011 - 6:06pm
Revolutionary African artist Bassekou Kouyate and his band Ngoni Ba unpack the lutes this Thursday.
Bassekou Kouyate’s axe of choice is a ngoni lute, a string instrument native to Africa that appears to wield limited musical capabilities by its small, handmade stature. However, in his hands this instrument commands the large band of Ngoni Ba as they oversee packed stadiums and festivals...
July 29, 2012 - 8:00pm
The Louisville Palace welcomed the Pixies last night into, according to Kim Deal, the most beautiful venue they've ever played.
The Louisville Palace welcomed the Pixies last night into, according to Kim Deal, the most beautiful venue they’ve ever played. It’s hard not to be slightly overwhelmed being surrounded by its intricate sculptural architecture, pouring with details from walls to ceilings that could...
July 29, 2012 - 8:00pm
The reunited band makes Louisville's Palace Theater the next stop on their Doolittle exclusive tour this Wednesday. Guitarist Joey Santiago spoke to Louisville.com about his side project with drummer Dave Lovering and keepin' on with the Pixies.
The linear pattern of nostalgia-ready bands reunited and world tour bound continues. But the Pixies have been going at it for seven years. “I can’t even think of the end right now,” guitarist Joey Santiago told me during an interview conducted in September. “But I want to...
October 22, 2011 - 7:10pm
Headliners looked more like the inside of a kaleidoscope last night when the Black Angels rolled through with Spindrift and Dead Meadow. Pair this with a spree of psychedelic music and prepare for deep space.
10.21.11 | Headliners Music Hall
October 19, 2011 - 4:57pm
This Friday the Black Angels return to Louisville at Headliners after two consecutive cancelations in the past. Guitarist/vocalist Alex Maas took some time to reflect on visual songwriting, black metal and describing the unknown.
The black alliance was broken last year when the Black Angels canceled their opening set for Black Mountain on the Dropout Boogie tour, but this Friday they make a welcome return to Headliners Music Hall, this time as a headlining act. Sludgy shoegazers Dead Meadow are set to open with Spindrift;...