Traditional country ruled Day 2 of the 2018 Forecastle Festival, with Chris Stapleton, Margo Price and Brent Cobb on the schedule. But artists like T-Pain and the Forecastle Symphony added a lot of diversity to the lineup.
Around 75,000 people are expected at this weekend’s Forecastle Festival in Louisville, where music, art and activism are the primary focuses. Music is at the forefront, but there are many other activities for patrons.
Lafferty Pike, an all-female band, is stopping by the city’s libraries with banjos and mandolins to bring bluegrass to families— particularly children. “That’s how you carry on the musical story of bluegrass.”
Kentucky Conservatory Theatre's SummerFest brings the story of Belle, the Beast and other beloved characters to the Woodland Park stage for three weekends of Disney's "Beauty and the Best." And there's room for Shakespeare, too.
Since her first national tour, “42nd Street,” Broadway actor Mara Davi has had a relationship with Lexington. This week is the latest chapter as she plays Marian in the Lexington Theatre Comapny’s production of “The Music Man.”
While one might understandably presume that a "new" album from an artist who has been dead a half century is a bit suspect, critic Walter Tunis says John Coltrane's "Both Sides at Once" is a genuine lost recording that shows the sax legend in his prime.