Former Kentucky Opera General Director Thomson Smillie wants to win new opera fans with his congenial guidebook to better appreciation of the art form. Brush up on the basics just in time for next week's production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Fans are excited that the original Jayhawks members are back together. Front-man Gary Louris talks about reuniting the band and their new album Mockingbird Time. The Jayhawks play the Brown Theatre Friday, October 14.
If you're a fan of classic, honky-tonk country music, Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers are your kind of band. See them perform Friday, Sept. 30 at Uncle Slayton's. Zoe talks about her musical inspirations in this interview.
Michael Mayes takes the stage as dashing bullfighter Escamillo. for Kentucky Opera's Carmen. Here he talks about being chased by an actual bull, posing for a pinup calendar, and promoting the art form in an information age.
The Smooth Operator herself returns to the stage for the first time in over a decade. Soul / R&B singer Sade and her band bring the Soldier of Love tour to KFC Yum! Center on September 9 with special guest -- Grammy-winning R&B artist John Legend.