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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby John W. on Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:20 am

Anybody going to see Scratch Acid tonight?
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby arablue on Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:53 pm

im there.
on a related note, my car decided to fuck itself on the way to pickup a guitar in new albany. got stuck on bardstown road for about 6 hours last sunday. all told, it was a pretty good place to get stuck. hung out at book and music exchange and read 'ronin' by frank miller then walked through douglass blvd and the highlands south of cherokee park. it was absolutely beautiful. i should know more ville-ians to hang out with
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby John W. on Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:49 am

Hey arablue, sorry I missed you.

The cops shut Scratch Acid down - they had a few songs left in their set, so it was a little bit of a bummer. Apparently David Yow and another band member got mistakenly handcuffed earlier that day because of the cops responding to a malfunctioning alarm at a nearby shop. Jeeze, I know they're just doing their job, but come on Louisville cops.
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby arablue on Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:00 pm

yeah, ships in the night. im a little disappointed in the festival organizers, but i saw most of the set humping the stage. yow looks like he lost weight. brett bradford had the thousand yard stare. and it was awesome to see rey washam, holy shit
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby ben on Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:46 pm

Louisville Friends,

Sunday, December 4th my band (the fervor) will be playing at Zanzabar with R.Ring (featuring kelley deal of breeders fame and mike montgomery of ampline) and Black Swans. Come out if you are so inclined. You will my see increasingly pregnant wife rock for one of the last times before our band goes on maternity leave.
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby John W. on Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:45 pm

I'll try to go see that - thanks for the heads up man!
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby Colonel Panic on Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:53 am

ERawk and I are thinking of doing a road trip over the MLK Day weekend (like,this Friday-Monday).

Anything going on in Louisville that weekend? Anybody up for a party?
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby Snowblinder on Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:59 pm

There's always something going on. Come down, we'll party. PM me your number and I'll give you mine as well.

Oh, if you all stay through Monday night, there is a free Trophy Wives show happening at a place called Baxter's 942.
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby Brett Eugene Ralph on Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:23 pm

This Friday, January 13th, I will be reading and playing at The Bard's Town (Bardstown Road and Speed Ave.) in Louisville as part of the InKY Reading Series. There's an open mic at 7:00; I'll be playing at 7:30; and then there will be poetry readings by me and Norman "BUzz" Minnick, singer of Bush League.

For my half-hour musical set, I'll be joined by Jamie Daniels Colvin on violin. I really hate performing without a full, rockin' band, so for those of you who enjoy stripped down "unplugged" performances, this will be a rare opportunity to hear the songs pretty much the way they were written before layers and layers of Chrome were applied.

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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby ERawk on Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:45 pm

Unless there is a major storm that develops between now and 3PM, it looks like we are going to head down tonight. I'm thinking we should be at the Bard's Town by about 8-9PM CST or 9-10PM EST (I think Louisville is Eastern Time...). We will likley miss Brett's set unless he's doing a 4-hour Skynrd-type set. If people are hanging around post-show, then we'll definitely be around for that.

I'm a dumbass and lost my phone, so please call Colonel or contact him via Facebook or here. (he can look at the internet while I'm driving :wink:)

Oh, and if anyone wants to save us from the horrors of La Quinta, that would be nice.
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby John W. on Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:53 pm

Looking for a house or apartment to rent in Clifton, Germantown, or the Highlands - PM if you got any leads. Thanks!
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby Brett Eugene Ralph on Wed Sep 12, 2012 2:13 pm

Catherine Irwin, best known for her many albums as the principal songwriter with Freakwater, will be playing a record-release show for her second solo album, Little Heater, which will be released by Thrill Jockey next week. Opening acts will include Wooden Wand (from Lexington) and Brett Eugene Ralph's Kentucky Chrome Revue, playing its first show in Louisville since December and only its second gig of 2012.

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The Rudyard Kipling
422 West Oak St.
Louisville, KY


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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby Snowblinder on Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:17 pm

Thanks for the heads up Brett! Erica and I will be there. Who will make up the KCR lineup for this show?
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby Brett Eugene Ralph on Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:35 pm

Snowblinder wrote:Thanks for the heads up Brett! Erica and I will be there. Who will make up the KCR lineup for this show?


Will be good to see you both, Tony. Here's who I've got:

Jamie Colvin: violin
Justin Davis: bass guitar, vocals
Colleen Doyle: vocals, tambourine
Mark Hamilton: lead guitar
David Wright: drums

Pat McClimans, unfortunately, cannot make it.

I really want an electric piano player, if you know anybody. I don't mean a "keyboard player"; I mean somebody who plays a Wurly or a Rhodes all the fucking time.
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby Snowblinder on Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:13 pm

Do you know Brian Foor?
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby Snowblinder on Sat Sep 15, 2012 12:08 pm

Anyone in or near Louisville two weeks from today, we'll be playing with a brand new Louisville band called Skin Tone (Elliott, AKA DudeGuyBroMan's new band) at Zanzabar. 2100 S. Preston St. Doors at 9pm. We'll also be doing the double drummer lineup for the first time since May.

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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby John W. on Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:31 am

Anybody know of a cheap place to buy and have a car stereo installed? My '04 Honda CD player is dying a slow death. I just want to be able to plug in my phone for some road tripping, but I have no auxiliary port. I've tried various FM transmitters, but they've all given me too much static. Thanks!
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby DudeGuyBroMan on Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:53 am

John W. wrote:Anybody know of a cheap place to buy and have a car stereo installed? My '04 Honda CD player is dying a slow death. I just want to be able to plug in my phone for some road tripping, but I have no auxiliary port. I've tried various FM transmitters, but they've all given me too much static. Thanks!

I too need to know this information. I have a dash-mounted DVD/CD/Aux player I need installed in my PT Cruiser. I am sure there is some ghetto place on Broadway that do our jobs on the cheap side, John W. I will look into it more.
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby DudeGuyBroMan on Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:20 am

Hey PRF touring bands: I am booking full time at a awesome new bar in downtown Louisville called Haymarket Whiskey Bar. The place has a giant venue/stage area in the back, 60+ bourbons, 40+ beers, smoking indoors (tobaccy and green). It's good times. If your band is going on tour or know a band going on tour and needs a Louisville gig, send me a PM here or email me at derbyunderground@gmail.com.
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Re: The Louisville Thread

Postby John W. on Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:35 pm

Good news, Elliott - glad to know there's a friendly face working there.
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