Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright Louisville, KY - Weather history would eventually reveal that this three day festival would be part of Louisville's hottest and driest September in recorded history. Hydrate, hydrate, take breaks in the shade whenever possible, use sunscreen, and most of all -- don't forget to...hydrate.
Article by: Michael W. Bright Louisville- Barely six weeks away, Bourbon & Beyond (the world's largest bourbon festival) returns to Louisville for the third year and has now expanded to a three day experience, September 20-22. Friday VIP tickets are already sold out as are most of the combination Hotel/ticket weekend
Article and Photos by: Michael W. Bright A summer music festival is a fairly simple, predictable recipe and the 17th Annual Forecastle Festival is no different. The most important ingredient is the weather, without which there can be nothing, as last year’s Bourbon and Beyond Festival, also in Louisville, overwhelmingly demonstrated
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Mason, OH – Just north of Cincinnati, Ohio lies Mason, a comfortable, thriving town that every summer night is showered by fireworks at the King’s Island Amusement Park. On this July 3rd evening, however, Mason hosted its annual Independence Day celebration (Red, Rhythm & Boom),
Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Cleveland, OH – East of Cleveland, near Shaker Heights and Gates Mills, is the home of prestigious Laurel School, a pre-K through high school private academy for young women. Since 2016, Laurel School has hosted a two-day music festival dubbed Laurelive, bringing nationally touring bands
Article & Photos by: Linda Carlson Cincinnati, OH – It’s a festival name that has perplexed people for years. “What is a Bunbury?” is a frequent question asked by performers on stage. With its bumblebee mascot and tagline “Bee Here, Bee You, Bee Free,” it’s still anyone’s guess. The festival spanned three
Article and Photos by: Linda Carlson Columbus, OH – After ten years, Rock on the Range, a rock and heavy metal festival that boasted 120,000 fans each year, has morphed into Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival. The three-day festival continues its tradition of rock, including contemporary, classic and heavy metal,