Music News & Reviews

Music News & Reviews

50 years later, late-’60s hitmakers attract nostalgic crowds

Over the next two weekends, four bands that had their heydays in the late 1960s will visit the Bluegrass: Herman’s Hermits, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, and The Buckinghams at the EKU Center for the Arts on Sunday, and The Association at the Norton Center for the Arts on Jan. 28. Their chart-topping days might be well in the past, but their fans come out to relive those days.

Music News & Reviews

‘Grateful Dead,’ now 50, dates back before all those concert albums

Given the Grateful Dead’s cross-generational popularity and influence as a jam-band pioneere, its recorded history has been far more extensively chronicled through a library of concert recordings than through its studio work. So it is immensely refreshing to find a new Rhino Records reissue campaign starting, in effect, at the beginning, with the band’s self-titled 1967 debut album. A new double-disc edition of “The Grateful Dead” comes to us two months shy of the 50th anniversary of the record’s original release date.

Celebrities

Inaugural cheers, fireworks: Trump sweeps in for his big day

With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a nation sorely divided and clamoring for change. The capital braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla and hand-wringing.

Celebrities

Graceland Black Lives Matter protest prompts lawsuit

Five people have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Memphis and Elvis Presley's Graceland, saying they were discriminated against at a protest by a coalition associated with the Black Lives Matter movement during the annual vigil commemorating the singer's death.

Videos

The LexGo Eat team shares food and beer news

The LexGo Eat team chats about upcoming openings and events at restaurants in the area. If you are looking for a new place to try or something fun to do (and grab good food while you are at it), let this trio give you some suggestions.
Caitlyn Stroh Special to The Herald-Leader
The LexGo Eat team shares food and beer news 5:53

The LexGo Eat team shares food and beer news

The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame's priceless guitar 1:19

The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame's priceless guitar

Reel World String Band in rehearsal 2:07

Reel World String Band in rehearsal

Mikaya Taylor sings When You Say Nothing At All 1:13

Mikaya Taylor sings When You Say Nothing At All