July 12, 2012 - 6:19am
My Morning Jacket by My Morning Jacket: Tom Blankenship
Tom's Louisville music memories
This article appeared in the July 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.On a summer afternoon in ’93, I’m lying on the floor of a friend’s garage in La Grange, Ky., during band practice. My 15-year-old head is swimming in a cloud of reverb and...
July 11, 2012 - 10:23pm
Forecastle Festival 2012 preview: The Head and the Heart [Music]
Seattle-native The Head and the Heart is coming to Louisville!
The Head and the Heart has come a long way since they started in the summer of 2009. Josiah Johnson and Jonathan Russel formed the band soon adding Kenny Hensley, Charity Thielen, Tyler Williams, and Chris Zasche to the mix. This Seattle-based band has opened for Death Cab for Cutie, the...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
Forecastle Festival 2012 preview: Lucero
Fitting inside the box is boring.
The band Lucero closes out the Boom Stage (located adjacent to Joe’s Crab Shack) on Friday night at the 2012 Forecastle Festival. The Memphis-based band performs an eclectic blend of punk, country, gospel and rock music.Lucero has spent the last 14 years creating 8 albums; the latest with ATO...
June 8, 2012 - 11:47pm
Last night the Speed Museum hosted the reception and screening for the opening of the fourth annual Flyover Film Festival. Read the reviews that will cast me out of Louisville!
 The Fourth annual Flyover Film Festival began last night with a truly appropriate selection of shorts that showcased promising young talent and celebrated the town in which it is raised. A reception was held, catered by The Bristol and after the screening the Speed Art Museum's open...
May 1, 2012 - 11:18am
Jim James joins WFPK family as a show host
Sir Microcosm hopes to take listeners on a trip through the musical galaxy...for at least an hour a week!
Jim James, of the world famous rock band, My Morning Jacket, has never been shy about his love for his hometown, Louisville, KY. He has also always shown his support of public radio by being a good friend of 91.9 WFPK Louisville. Now he has taken it one step further and will be joining the team at...