July 21, 2010 - 12:47am
Owner of one of the most unmistakable voices in popular music, Michael McDonald is sure to play some of his greatest hits at HullabaLOU on Saturday.
He has won five Grammy Awards; he has worked with everyone from Ray Charles to Bonnie Raitt to B.B. King to Hall & Oates to Alison Kraus to Faith Hill, and even Grizzly Bear, and he has had an impressive string of hits as a solo artist and member of The Doobie Brothers. But when Michael...
July 25, 2010 - 10:26pm
Woodstock was “three days of peace and music.” Forecastle was “three days of music, art and activism.” Now there’s HullabaLOU, which is three days of everything else—and something you can take your Mom and Dad to, too.
Who would’ve thought Louisville would turn out to be a music festival Mecca? First there was Forecastle; now there’s HullabaLOU, a brand-new music festival to be held at Churchill Downs this weekend, July 23–25. With musical acts ranging from Al Green to Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes to...
July 19, 2010 - 1:21pm
Louisville's own singer-songwriter-accordionista Brigid Kaelin will be playing her smart songs and maybe even a little musical saw at the inaugural HullabaLOU.
Earlier this spring, Brigid Kaelin toured the UK, but on Saturday July 24, you can see her once again home in Louisville as she plays the HullabaLOU music festival at Churchill Downs. Music fans familiar with the local music scene know Kaelin well. In fact, a couple years ago, she landed at Number...
July 12, 2010 - 11:04pm
Sunday at Forecastle Festival 2010, Sara Watkins showed off her virtuoso fiddle playing and emotive voice and proved she has a bright future with or without Nickel Creek.
If you are known for your acoustic, bluegrass-inspired country-folk, opening your set with a Fleetwood Mac song may seem odd. Not if you're Sara Watkins. The fiddle-playing third of NickeL Creek has recently stepped out on her own with a self-titled debut solo album released last year. Sunday at...
July 12, 2010 - 11:26am
The rock t-shirts were out in full force (without Cult Jam) Sunday afternoon at Forecastle Festival.
The guy with the face paint making his way through the huge crowd Saturday evening was nowhere to be seen Sunday afternoon at Forecastle
Festival. Instead, Frisbee throwers, corn hole tossers, and a guy dressed like
a banana helped make up the colorful crowd on a sunny and hot July day. And while...