October 19, 2010 - 8:00am
This Thursday night, you can check out three indie bands at Zanzabar -- The Walkmen, Japandroids, and Arms.
Zanzabar hosts a night of indie rock this Thursday, October 21 in a venue that was voted the Best of Louisville Award for live music (with which I concur). With ample bar space, seating, and good food, this is a great spot to take in live music, and a cool place to hang out if you just want to...
June 7, 2010 - 11:31am
Band prepares to release full-length album
About two weeks ago I got "Colors," the five-song EP from Louisville band the Pass. According to iTunes, I've already listened to the entire album 17 times. I've said before that the band's songs — especially "Saturn's Ocean" and the title track — make it impossible not to dance...
June 3, 2010 - 7:18am
Charlie Mars brought a lively show to Zanzabar that lived up to the groovy sound on his new CD, Like a Bird, Like a Plane.
At the moment Charlie Mars might be better known for having a famous girlfriend and looking good in skinny jeans (he was part of a fashion shoot for the April issue of Esquire magazine), but his music should be the thing that puts him on the map. A Wednesday night is tough on folks who have to...
May 26, 2010 - 9:09pm
Charlie Mars is embarked on a headlining tour to promote his grooving new release and will stop at Zanzabar next Wednesday, June 2 with Louisville's Andrea Davidson opening.
Mississippi singer and songwriter Charlie Mars is coming to Zanzabar next Wednesday, June 2, supporting his new release, Like a Bird, Like a Plane. Although this is technically his fifth album, it has the feel of a reboot. His first three were independent releases; he then signed with the major...
April 4, 2010 - 6:08pm
Music lovers in Louisville enjoyed a rare treat at Zanzabar on Easter Eve -- a dreamy indie line-up featuring the musically adventurous Fanfarlo along with Lawrence Arabia and Robert Francis.