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Odeon Louisville


Sep
26 Thu
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Trio Brasileiro - Live in Louisville!

Louisville, KY
United States
Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADVANCED: $11.80

TICKET SALE DATES
ADVANCED Public Onsale: August 22, 2019 9:49 AM to September 26, 2019 8:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
The Grammy-nominated masters of Brazilian Choro music, Trio Brasileiro, will return to Louisville after completing their European tour. Douglas Lora, Dudu Maia, and Alexandre Lora are master musicians whose incredible virtuosity and remarkable musicianship have placed them in the top rank of acoustic ensembles in the world of any genre.

21 and over
Sep
29 Sun
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JEREMY KITTEL

Louisville, KY
United States
Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADVANCED: $17.45

TICKET SALE DATES
ADVANCED Public Onsale: August 23, 2019 12:14 PM to September 29, 2019 8:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Jeremy Kittel Live at ODEON

Doors at 8pm
21 and over

Inhabiting the space between classical and acoustic roots, Celtic and bluegrass aesthetics, folk and jazz sensibilities.

Bio:
Previously of the Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet, also nominated for a Grammy for, "Best Instrumental Composition" in 2018, Jeremy Kittel has been a composer-arranger-collaborator for such diverse artists as My Morning Jacket, Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, and Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn. He blazes through a Bach violin partita as easily as a Scottish reel, bringing the same intense focus and precision to both. For the last few years the Michigan native, now based in Brooklyn, has been diligently building his own repertoire of music for a wholly original new group.

This Kittel and Co. show features mandolin phenom Josh Pinkham (named "the future of the mandolin" by Mandolin Magazine) and guitarist Quinn Bachand (who's toured with fiddling icons Ashley MacIsaac and Natalie MacMaster).


Quotes:



"Kittel's group, with the mandolinist Joshua Pinkham and guitarist Quinn Bachand, takes the string band tradition to marvellously rarefied levels of collective virtuosity. Playing a repertoire from bluegrass to Bach to a strathspey and reel set... [they] sounded thrillingly spontaneous. ...Taking traditional music forward."
-Times UK

"Jeremy Kittel's beautiful sound is perfectly supported by his tight and powerful band of cutting edge string players. It's a rare group that can go from zero to sixty in a split second while also weaving such subtle textures into his compositions. They draw you in and then blow you away." - Tim O'Brien

"A conspicuously original blend of genres... As fleet fingers fly, aromas of far-flung musical traditions appear and vanish like musical will-o'-the-wisps... virtuosic improvisation at its very highest level..." -Berkshire Edge

"The music Kittel is making now has all the precision and virtuosity of the best classical players, but the wonderfully devilish, explosive drive of the best string bands." - Devon Leger, HearthMusic


Oct
11 Fri
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CRACKER

Louisville, KY
United States
Doors at 8:00 PM, Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
ADVANCED: $39.05

TICKET SALE DATES
ADVANCED Public Onsale: July 9, 2019 4:45 PM to October 11, 2019 11:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
Cracker's tenth and most recent studio effort, the double-album, Berkeley To Bakersfield, finds this uniquely American band traversing two different sides of the California landscape -- the northern Bay area and further down-state in Bakersfield.



Despite being less than a five-hour drive from city to city, musically, these two regions couldn't be further apart from one another. In the late '70s and '80s a harder-edged style of rock music emerged from the Bay area, while Bakersfield is renowned for its own iconic twangy country music popularized, most famously, by Buck Owens and Merle Haggard in the '60s and '70s. Yet despite these differences, they are both elements that Cracker's two cofounders, David Lowery and Johnny Hickman, have embraced to some degree on nearly every one of their studio albums over the last two decades. On Berkeley To Bakersfield, however, instead of integrating these two genres together within one disc, they've neatly compartmentalized them onto their own respective regionally-titled LPs.



As Lowery explains, "On the Berkeley disc the band is the original Cracker lineup -- Davey Faragher, Michael Urbano, Johnny and myself. This is the first time this lineup has recorded together in almost 20 years. We began recording this album at East Bay Recorders in Berkeley, CA. For this reason we chose to stylistically focus this disc on the music we most associate with the East Bay: Punk and Garage with some funky undertones. To further match our sense of place we often took an overtly political tone in the lyrics."



"This Bakersfield disc represents the 'California country' side of the band. Throughout the band's 24-year history we've dabbled in Country and Americana but this time we wanted to pay homage to the particular strain of Country and Country-Rock music that emerges from the inland valleys of California."



Cracker has been described as a lot of things over the years: alt-rock, Americana, insurgent-country, and have even had the terms punk and classic-rock thrown at them. But more than anything Cracker are survivors. Cofounders Lowery and Hickman have been at it for a quarter of a century -- amassing ten studio albums, multiple gold records, thousands of live performances, hit songs that are still in current radio rotation around the globe ("Low," "Euro-Trash Girl," "Get Off This" and "Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out With Me" to name just a few), and a worldwide fan base -- that despite the major sea-changes within the music industry -- continues to grow each year.



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ODEON
1335 Story Ave. Louisville, KY 40206


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1335 Story Avenue
Louisville, KY
United States
Timeless mid century vibe bar and music venue in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. Odeon is 21+ only.