The show will go on for Kentucky Opera's production of The Merry Widow with a replacement orchestra made up of local musicians and a late substitution for Kentucky Opera Conductor Joseph Mechavich, who announced his departure today.
Former Kentucky Opera General Director Thomson Smillie wants to win new opera fans with his congenial guidebook to better appreciation of the art form. Brush up on the basics just in time for next week's production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Fans are excited that the original Jayhawks members are back together. Front-man Gary Louris talks about reuniting the band and their new album Mockingbird Time. The Jayhawks play the Brown Theatre Friday, October 14.
If you're a fan of classic, honky-tonk country music, Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers are your kind of band. See them perform Friday, Sept. 30 at Uncle Slayton's. Zoe talks about her musical inspirations in this interview.