In addition to performing the entirety of his new album “El Dorado,” Marcus King also performed covers of B.B. King. Waylon Jennings and Nina Simone.
At first glance it may seem like a novelty, but once the first note hits you’ll realize that Love Canon is anything but.
Brother Smith and Sean Whiting joined forces and welcomed special guests during an epic Valentine’s Day bash at The Burl.
For a group that moved past breakup and physical abuse allegations, Foxygen doesn’t miss a beat on their third studio effort ‘Hang,’ which released on Jan. 20. The record, a follow-up to 2014’s disappointing ‘…And Star Power’ features a 40-person orchestra in the studio with duo Jonathan Rado and Sam France, allowing more room for their experimental blend of classic rock and pop that is sometimes even bordering on rock opera territory, to navigate.
The theme for this year’s celebration of Floydfest was “Dreamweaving,” and dreams certainly became a reality for Lexington group Moonshine District, who performed four sets during the weekend and garnered many new friends and fans thanks to their intoxicating harmonies and Appalachian-rooted songwriting.
The heat was persistent throughout the weekend at the 13th annual ROMP festival in Owensboro, Kentucky with temperatures firmly cemented in the 90s, but even more persistent were the musicians and fans who battled vigorously throughout each day to spread the love and joy of music and community that you can only find in a festival environment.