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Adrian Belew // Live @ Zanzabar // 4.5.19

Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright   Louisville, KY -- Adrian Belew was clearly having as much fun as everyone who came to see him at Zanzabar this night. He stepped away from his role in King Crimson as Robert Fripp's historically singular guitar mate for his own tour with three

Red Sun Rising // Live @ Headliners // 3.21.19

Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright   Louisville, KY - Red Sun Rising kicked off their "Peel" tour last week in Louisville, and the only unfortunate thing was that a whole bunch of folks missed their remarkable debut in the half filled club. The day after their opening night also marked

Mt. Joy with Wilderado // Live @ Headliners // 3.13.19

Article and Photos by Michael W. Bright   Louisville, KY - Before Wednesday night's performance, and everyday thereafter, my personal Mt. Joy playlist hadn't even begun to get stale. It's probably because hooks like, "But if it's the drugs, the women, the wine, the weed, the love... just take it oh-oh-oh," ("Silver

All Them Witches // Live @ Zanzabar // 3.5.19

Article and Photos by Michael W. Bright   Louisville, KY - All Them Witches is a polished, expansive power trio out of Nashville currently crossing the country, then hitting Europe and Scandinavia in support of their fifth album, ATW, released last fall. They stopped into Louisville’s Zanzabar, blew off the doors, and left

Liz Cooper and the Stampede // Live @ Zanzabar // 1.18.18

Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright   Louisville, KY -- Liz Cooper and her band, The Stampede, exude confidence and seasoning despite this being their first headlining tour. Based in the hyper-competitive musical environment of Nashville they're hitting clubs across the country through July in support of a first full length

Joy Williams // Live @ Headliners // 12.01.18

Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright Louisville, KY -- The night's performance was less like a concert, and more like you had invited Joy Williams into your living room for a visit to tell some stories and play some of your favorite songs. Headliners Music Hall admirably decided to drag enough

Jim James // Live @ The Palace Theater // 11.21.18

Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright   Louisville, KY -- If you needed an excuse to come to Louisville, here are some pretty good ones: There's the Kentucky Derby of course, or any of the fine thoroughbred races in spring and fall. Then, of course, is the distillery touring and tasting,

Gary Clark Jr. // Live the Louisville Palace Theater // 11.4.18

Photos and Article by: Michael W. Bright   Louisville, KY -- Muddy Waters said it: "The blues had a baby and they named it rock and roll." Parent and child, two apparently separate generations of music come together with Gary Clark Jr. This guy is successful and comfortable with both and everything in

Ghost // Live @ the Palace Theater and @ the Murat Theatre // 10.29 and 10.30.18

Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright and Linda Carlson LOUISVILLE and INDIANAPOLIS- You gotta believe that Ghost is one of the most covered and photographed bands on tour for the past several years. Why? There is their collection of four studio albums that have climbed steadily up the album charts

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