While a lot of people came for acts such as Ben Folds, Huey Lewis and the News, or Loretta Lynn, the headliners really dictated the atmosphere each night at HullabaLOU.
Being from Oklahoma myself, of course I'm biased towards friendly hipster kids from my home state. They also happen to be darn good musicans, though the bassist could make a good living on the side as a Shawn White impersonator.
The super personable boys from Tonic talk about only getting 20 days off in 2 years and fistfights outside small bars. These things are allegedly unrelated.
Look at that photo. I'm downright embarassed by the lack of a crowd for a band this good.
The shuttle ride from the Ford/UPS free parking out to Churchill Downs is an education in interesting fans.
The Right Reverend Al Green is made of class. The man came onto stage in triple digit temperatures wearing a full tuxedo with a boquet of roses for the audience - and let me tell you, I wanted one.
The Avett Brothers go on stage at 5 pm. Before coming out to HullabaLOU, enjoy this interview of the guys talking about their work ethic and other concert experiences.
Rhonda Vincent will be on stage at HullabaLOU from 6:30 - 8 pm Sunday. Before you see her sing, enjoy today's video interview of her talking about Bluegrass Music.
I want some of whatever Huey Lewis and the News are having. At half their age, they're in twice as good a shape and have three times my energy.
It's hard to like a musician who looks bored to be here.
Kenny Chesney fans throw the best parties.
We bring you behind the scenes interviews with the local Kentucky acts at HullabaLOU. Watch as we talk to Ben Sollee.