Live Music Lou’s Can’t Miss: February 5 – 11

Monday (2/5) – 


If today’s been a Monday for you, head down to Lola for some smooth tracks from J-Council. Have a listen beforehand to see if it’s right for you!

Tuesday (2/6) –

Blues Traveler – 30th Anniversary Tour

Known for their improvisational live rock ‘n’ roll shows, Blues Traveler is an excellent choice for a Tuesday.

Mr. Clit and The Pink Cigarettes, GRLwood, Secondhand Candy

Wednesday (2/7) – 

The Infamous Stringdusters, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

The band won a Grammy this year for Best Bluegrass Album. If that’s not enough to get you down to Headliners, I’m not sure what is.

Monster Energy Outbreak Tour presents: Kayzo

Is electronic music your thing? Tonight’s performers include Kayzo, 4B, Dubloadz, Gammer, and JSTJR.

Thursday (2/8) – 

Teddy & Friends :: UpTempo

Will this be a preview for Teddy’s third Forecastle set?


The Spins | February

This month’s listening party at Against the Grain is centered around Vinyl Me, Please’s album of the month – Ayalew Mesfin’s Hasabe. For a more details about the record, check out this post.

1st annual GLUMI Fest – Part 1

Kaiju and The Cure Lounge are playing host to the first annual GLUMI – Greater Louisville Underground Music Invitational – Festival. Part one, at Kaiju, will include sets from GRLwood, The Delighters, and The Archaeas. Best of all, it’s free!

Friday (2/9) – 

Corey Smith

Singer/songwriter and guitarist Corey Smith plays his own kind of country music, and his dedicated fans can’t get enough, even 15 years after his first album. Even though we aren’t huge country fans, you can’t deny Smith’s talent and infectious energy on stage.

9th annual JAM For a Cure

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Jam for a Cure will feature The Greg Foresman Band, The Do Right Men featuring John Mann, Danny Flanigan & the Rain Chorus and V-Groove.

Mardi Gras (night 1) with Billy Goat Strut Revue


Howell Dawdy’s Karaoke Roulette


Saturday (2/10) – 

ZZ Ward

If you haven’t seen powerhouse ZZ Ward before, make sure you catch her tonight. From what I’ve seen, I think you can still win tickets on Do502, and if you’re an LPM member, you can enter to win VIP/meet & greet passes. Yesssss.

Rachel Yamagata

Chances are, you’ve heard some of Rachel Yamagata’s songs in TV or film over the years, and now you get to hear them in person!

TLRS: Adron + Bendigo Fletcher

Dust describes Adron as, “Adron is sweet, quirky, dreamy. Imagine a laid-back Feist on a tropical vacation with a great margarita, with sugar on the rim.” That is exactly what your February needs. BYOB as always AND Dusty is making Mardi Gras jambalaya!

Mr. Carmack

Mr. Carmack is the perfect warm-up for those wild Zbar nights with Gilttertitz.

Typhoid Beach, Sylmar, Owoso

Come for a whole evening, or swing by late for late night Kaiju music – 10pm: Owoso, 11pm: Sylmar (Cincinnati), 12pm: Typhoid Beach

Kiana and The Sun Kings

Live jazz at Red Herring is a weekly thing now.

Mardi Gras (night 2) with Fela Booty


Mardi Gras with Billy Goat Strut Revue

Billy Goat Strut Revue is making the Mardi Gras rounds. See them again at the new performance space in Gravely. They have good beer and snacks, too, so it is all a win.

Sunday (2/11) – 

Stuyedeyed, The Archaeas, White Woolly, Nectar, Winston on Wheels

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