Interviews, Music - posted on November 14, 2019 by

Getting To Know Louisville’s Next Attempt. They Are Bringing Punk Back In A Big Way!

I was shoveling my face with one of Frank’s Deli ‘s behemoth turkey sandwiches, trying to figure out how I was going to fill a two-hour gap between classes when I decided to send a message to an artist friend of mine, see what was going on in the local art scene. Between shows, she said she was working on album art for a local Pop Punk Group. My interest was piqued, so I inquired further.

The group was called Next Attempt and they have been logging the hours on the local scene, produced a quality EP and have something of a following in Louisville. I typed in their name on iTunes to sample their music and after listening to their EP, Just Between Us, and after merely killing time in a deli parking lot at three-thirty in the afternoon, I found the next band I wanted to interview for Capture Kentucky. There was youthful energy to their music, a coming of age vibe, as it were. The cover to the EP was of two students passing something in class while the teacher’s back was turned. (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music, Photos - posted on November 10, 2019 by

Blues Traveler Brings Magnolia Boulevard Home As They Celebrate The 25th Anniversary Of Their Album ‘Four’

Here at Capture Kentucky, the goal is always to help shine a positive light on Kentucky and her people. The greatest asset we have in our Commonwealth is by far and away, our people.

Seeing people chasing their dreams and ultimately catching them is likely my favorite hobby. That’s why this Blues Traveler show was so important to me. (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music - posted on March 19, 2019 by

You Wanted It, You Got It…One Last Time…KISS Invades Louisville!

Having been a KISS fan since 1977, I’ve probably seen them in concert close to twenty times…and along the way, I’ve gotten a glimpse into the inner workings of the KISS machine. I have seen the original line-up in makeup, and the other various versions of KISS in and out of makeup. One common denominator in all of those versions is that they have always tried to deliver a great show for their fans and Tuesday night at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville, KY was no exception.

KISS descended upon the stage opening with “Detroit Rock City” (no big surprise there) amidst an arsenal of fire and flames. They came out guns a blazing, delivering more pyro than any KISS show up to this tour. The galloping notes of “DRC” start and the mighty KISS Army screams as this two-hour Rock‘N’Roll journey begins. KISS was definitely trying to leave their mark on this “End of The Road World Tour.” (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music - posted on March 12, 2019 by

Metal Legends Metallica Invade The KFC YUM Center For A Record Setting Night!

Few names in music are bigger than that of Metallica. The San Francisco thrash metal band that threw a middle finger in the air and took the Frank Sinatra route. They did things their way and that road eventually led to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

The band wanted their first release to be titled, “Metal Up Your A$$,” but the band was told by their label that would not fly. The bands complied by naming it ‘Kill ‘Em All”, a nod to their lack of respect to the suits at the label.

Their partying ability was legendary and the band lived the rock’n’roll lifestyle to the full extent. Thankfully they made it through and continued to create some of the most iconic music of my generation.

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Events, Music, Photos - posted on January 2, 2019 by

Tyler Childers Comes Home To Kentucky To Ring In The New Year With Three Sold-Out Performances At The Louisville Palace

If you’re a reader of this site, you’ve likely read one of the many articles that I have written about Kentucky’s newest favorite son, Tyler Childers. If this is your first time here, feel free to take a look around, but more importantly, thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy what we do here.

When an artist returns to their home state, it is always a love fest and attending those shows are my favorite activity in life. I’ve seen wonderfully talented folks return home for a show. Folks like Dwight Yoakam, Sundy Best, Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, The Kentucky Headhunters, Black Stone Cherry and of course, Mr. Tyler Childers.

Tyler’s meteoric rise has been an incredible journey to watch and one that we’ve been honored to help document. Late last year, we saw Tyler (more…)

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Attractions, Events, Photos - posted on October 22, 2018 by

A Spectacle Like No Other! The Louisville Jack’O’Lantern Spectacular At Iroqouis Park.

What’s better than a brisk walk on a cool Autumn night? A slow walk through Iroquois Park in Louisville where over 5,000 pumpkins are carved and displayed for your viewing pleasure. That’s what. Don’t believe me? Follow me!

Now in it’s sixth year, The Jack’O’Lantern Spectacular is an absolute must-see. Why? That’s the only way that you’ll believe it and that’s why I’m writing this article. I want you to see with your own eyes, why you should make the trip.

The path is littered with thousands of carved pumkpins, but it is so much more (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music, Photos - posted on July 23, 2018 by

Country Superstar Shania Twain Brings Her “Now” Tour To The KFC Yum! Center In Louisville

Shania Twain is a name that needs no introduction. Shania has sold more albums than any other female Country artist in history. Due to a medical issue, she was forced to step away from her musical career back in 2004. Shania took advantage of her time off to raise her son and enjoy their time together while regaining the vocal strength needed to ultimately make her return. Shania did just that as she came back in 2011 for a concert residency in Vegas that ran for about three years. She didn’t release another album until 2017, which came two years after Shania announced her farewell tour back in 2015. Thankfully for us, she changed her mind and we were able to catch her in Louisville.

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music - posted on July 2, 2018 by

Taylor Swift Rides Her reputation Tour Into Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville

This review will be a bit different than most. We will certainly discuss the massive production that Taylor Swift brought to our Commonwealth, but first, I want to talk a bit about how my entire idea for this review just wasn’t going to say what needs to be said and I’ll tell you the exact moment when that happened.

Having seen some of the largest pop artists going, I fully expected all the bells, whistles, pyro and dancers. What I really didn’t grasp was just how much Taylor Swift actually means to her fans. From age 3 to age 70, I saw their hearts in their eyes. Each of them had that loving, caring look that your Grandmother gives you. You know the one. The one where her eyes seem to smile from the love and pride she has for you.

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Concert Photos, Music, Photos - posted on April 3, 2018 by

PHOTOS: No More Mr. Nice Guy! Alice Cooper At The Louisville Palace

Alice Cooper needs no introduction. He’s been the King of Shock Rock for decades. We were honored to get to spend our Wednesday night with Alice at the beautiful Louisville Palace. (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music, Photos - posted on March 29, 2018 by

Pink Makes A Stop In Louisville On Her Beautiful Trauma World Tour

I’ve had the opportunity, and great privilege, to witness and even cover many of the biggest musical stars in the world. Arguably though, I have never had the opportunity to photograph a more famous female star than the beautiful young lady that you know by the name of Pink.

If you follow this site, the fact that I’m covering a P!nk show may catch you off-guard a bit. While I won’t claim to be a huge pop fan, P!nk is, on a personal level, my favorite pop female voice. She is my biggest guilty pleasure in music. She is such a confident, talented, funny and real star. I am equally drawn to her personality as much as I am her voice. If you can watch the Carpool Karaoke video below and not see all those traits I just listed, we just can’t be friends. Lol (more…)

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