Going to a Barenaked Ladies concert is a little like going to a really good high school reunion. You see old friends, reminisce, talk about what you’ve been doing lately, share some laughs, and forget your worries for a while. For those thirty- and forty-somethings in the crowd Saturday night at the Louisville Palace where BNL played in support of their latest record Grinning Streak, it was both a trip back to high school and college and well as a glimpse into a bright future.
It has been over three years since Barenaked Ladies played Louisville. And although they will be performing at the same venue, the Louisville Palace this Saturday October 12 at 8:00, the band finds itself in a slightly different place, figuratively.
In the 1970s, Presto the Clown was an iconic TV figure to Louisville children. Since Presto left WDRB in 1980, children's programming has changed dramatically. WDRB's own Ray Foushee talks about the evolution of local programming.
The Louisville Orchestra's annual King Southern Bank Holiday Spectacular takes on a new twist this year when Michael W. Smith performs at Whitney Hall the Saturday after Thanksgiving as part of his It's a Wonderful Christmas tour.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Out of the Darkness Community Walk takes place this Saturday November 6 at Waterfront Park beginning at 10:00 A.M. For a member of the local cover group MidLife Crisis Band, that will be part of the post race entertainment, performing at this event is particularly personal and important.