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Zazoo’s – File Photo

Local concert promoter, freelance music journalist and musician, Hunter Embry, recently announced a new original live music series at Zazoo’s which he is calling The New Vintage. Unlike other original monthly showcases around town, The New Vintage will occur weekly and debut on Saturday, February 5th featuring Scott Carney of Wax Fang, Cougar Experess, and Embry’s own band, The Bad Reeds.

Other acts who’ve committed to perform future events include Relic, The Whiskey Bent Valley Boys, Supertruck, Slithering Beast, The Tunesmiths, OK Zombie, Jon Boy Slim, A Lion Named Roar and several others.

Embry has also enlisted the help of DeadBird Studio owner Dave Chale, to oversee the sound and production of the series. According to Embry, The New Vintage will have a top notch PA, ran by a professional sound guy, with hard working, talented bands performing each night.”

“Being part of a local band, I know there’s only a few venues in town that do their part for the scene,” Embry said. “Like those select venues, Zazoo’s will sufficiently promote each New Vintage show and bands will be fairly compensated for their efforts. It’s simple stuff, but some folks have gotten lazy,” Embry explains.

“Going to see a show at Zazoo’s will be a completely different experience now.”

The New Vintage Live Music Series
Scott Carney of Wax Fang / Cougar Express / The Bad Reeds
Saturday, February 5th
Zazoo’s
102 Bauer Ave.
8 pm
$5

This review also posted at Louisville.com

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Photo from myspace

The Bowling Green, Kentucky-based Cage The Elephant is previewing their up coming new album “Thank You Happy Birthday” for FREE on their myspace site. No word how long this will last leading up to the album’s January 11th worldwide release.

From listening to it today I can tell you they’ve added a little more straight rock into their sound, with a touch of punk on occasion, compared to their 2008 self-titled debut. But, they also remain loyal to their funk style roots.

I’m just wondering when the hell they’re gonna schedule a Bowling Green or Louisville, Kentucky show that being said. Hmm. Once they remember they’re from the bluegrass state, I’ll hit this website back up with some better news. It’ll probably be roadtrip to Bowling Green for all you die hard fans that want to go.

In the meantime, catch the new album while you can or check out their video “In One Ear” now

This review also posted at Louisville.com

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