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After 24 years away, legendary bluegrass quartet Hot Rize is back in the saddle, announcing a new album, When I'm Free. Hailed by Steve Martin (yes, that Steve Martin) as "the connective tissue that links the great founders of bluegrass with the modern tradition," Hot Rize started in 1978 and have picked up where they left off after disbanding at the peak of their fame in 1990. Featuring three of the original members, they've added Grammy winner Bryan Sutton on guitar to replace Charles Sawtelle, who passed away in 2002.
---- James Joiner, Esquire
Friday, September 18
Cumbia All Stars with Trio Brasileiro and Appalatin
This concert features three great bands - two from South America and one from right here at home. Join us for the return of Trio Brasileiro, one of the greatest choro bands in the world; the originators of Peruvian Cumbia, the Cumbia Allstars, and one of Louisville's most popular world music bands, Appalatin.
Sunday, September 27th
($10 (free for students with ID))
Roland Dyens has a sensitive and very colorful approach to guitar; an unfailing open-mindedness which brings together all forms of music. His stage presence, his improvised openings, and his unique bond with the audience undeniably position him at the forefront of guitar performance.
Loudon Wainwright III
"Mr. Wainwright has proved to be far and away the most candid diarist among the singer-songwriters who... brought confessional poetry into popular song... Mr. Wainwright wrings more human truth out of his contradiction than any other songwriter of his generation."
- New York Times, Stephen Holden
Wednesday, October 14th
at 7:30pm (pre-concert party at 6:30)