September 30, 2010 - 10:18am
The soulful singer showed Louisville why there is hype surrounding her sci-fi pop diva act with a fast-paced show for the Idea Festival Wednesday night.
When I first heard Janelle Monae several months ago and started to describe her music to friends and co-workers, I was left with a lot of strange looks.
Sure – it sounds a little weird to say that your favorite new thing on the IPod is “kind of hip-hop, but kind of neo-soul, but rocks a little,...
September 29, 2010 - 4:13pm
Just a day after appearing on national TV, the singer will show Louisville’s Idea Festival what she is all about.
Sometimes it is hard to explain why there is a certain amount of hype surrounding a new artist, but this is not the case with Janelle Monae. She is turning heads everywhere from Rolling Stone to Sound Opinions because she is just so hard to explain.
She is lauded by Puff Daddy and sings with...
July 29, 2012 - 7:57pm
Thrivals is a festival within the Idea Festival with an impressive line up of speakers and performers, including Nichelle Nichols of Star Trek fame and Janelle Monae on Wednesday, September 29.
seems to be a festival within a festival and fills an entire day of the
Idea Festival with an impressive list of speakers, finishing with a
performance by rising alternative pop musician Janelle Monae who tells
an epic story through her performance art and has been called “a