Zanzabar — Saturday, Feb. 20
Alt-country pioneers who released their eighth record, “Scheherazade” — their first in more than a decade — On Feb. 5. And, unsurprisingly, it’s really good.
Headliners — Wednesday, Feb. 24
The poster boy for folk filtered through fuzz-rock, Vile’s established himself as a solid songwriter who crafts interesting and steadily changing music.
I Have A Knife [Album Release]
The New Vintage — Friday, Feb. 26
Fronted by Sean Garrison (Maurice, Kinghorse, Drifin’ Luke, Sean Garrison and the Five Finger Discount), I Have A Knife plays the sort of straightforward hardcore-punk that’s hard to find right now.
Nellie Pearl [Album Release]
Headliners — Friday, Feb. 26
Americana with an experimental edge that sounds both familiar and fresh, Nellie Pearl is a clever band.
The New Vintage — Saturday, Feb. 27
Twin Limb seems hellbent on constantly shaping and gradually evolving their dark, dreamy psychedelic folk that is both powerful and ethereal, making them a band to always see live.
Good N Filthy [Album Release]
Haymarket — Saturday, March 5
A collaboration between Mr. Goodbar and Filthy Rich, with guest appearances by other Louisville hip-hop notables, this promises to be an exciting project.
Headliners — Thursday, March 17
They just released a rock opera about depression that has the sort of lovably sloppy sound that made “Exile on Main Street” so captivating. And Craig Finn from The Hold Steady opens.
Louisville Palace — Saturday, March 19
Zanzabar — Tuesday, March 22
An up-and-coming band to keep an eye on.
Mercury Ballroom — Sunday, March 27
High-energy Gypsy punk. Google them. You’ll figure out whether you like it or not quickly.