Events, Horse Racing - posted on May 11, 2017 by

The Smoke Rolls, While the Bourbon and Cash Flow

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby was only my second experience at a horse race, preceded only by the Kentucky Oaks the day before. Nothing anyone could have told me would have prepared me for what was about to come when I woke up way too early to get into “Derby attire.” It was finally race day and it was time to make the drive up to Louisville for the most exciting two minutes in sports. (more…)

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Events, Music - posted on May 4, 2017 by

The Moonshiner’s Ball 2017 Announces Final Lineup. Join Us In Irvine, KY!

Singer-songwriter / cellist Ben Sollee and outlaw country troubadour Justin Wells lead a strong wave of artist announcements completing the lineup for the 4th Annual Moonshiner’s Ball.  Additional musical performers include Quiet Hollers, May Erlewine, Driftwood Gypsy, HuDost, Matt Fassas Trip, Solid Rock’It Boosters, The Baja Yetis, Restless Leg String Band, DeBraun Thomas Trio, Trucker Hat Coalition and Kevin Dalton & the Tuesday Blooms.  Also announced are spoken word artists, Eric Scott Sutherland and Bianca Spriggs and Yogis Delia Rose Gibbs, Sam Young and Jamie Brown

These artists will join an already stellar lineup of fast-rising nationally-touring performers including (more…)

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Attractions, Baseball, Events, Photos, Sports - posted on April 28, 2017 by

And They’re Off! Thunder Over Louisville Kicks Off Derby Festival!

If you’ve ever made it to Thunder Over Louisville, you’re well aware that it is very crowded most years. No way around it, 500,000 people take up a lot of real estate. If you’ve never been, you simply HAVE to enjoy your first one at Waterfront Park. But, if you’d like something different to occupy you during the day, while also providing a seat, clean restrooms, less crowded concessions and the ability to come and go between your seat amd Waterfront Park. The Louisville Bats provide the PERFECT addition to your day. (more…)

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Autos, Events, Photos - posted on April 6, 2017 by

Highlights From The Final Carl Casper Auto Show In Louisville, KY

The Carl Casper Custom Auto Show has been a tradition in Louisville, KY. In fact, this year’s edition was their 55th anniversary. The format was always the same. If it’s custom, cool, famous or beautiful…it’s welcome. And let me just say, they came in droves. This show was PACKED full of some of the most beautiful vehicles that my eyes have ever seen.

This year the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center held the final gigantic show. With an eclectic array of cars covered most of the Expo Center, as well as hosting the Low Rider Hopping Nationals inside of Freedom Hall.

Fan highlights this year included several movie cars (more…)

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