Public Voting For Louisville Music Awards Is Open Monday, Aug 25 2014 

From the press release: “PUBLIC VOTING FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL LMAs IS NOW OPEN and will remain open for two weeks (through Sunday, September 7). Voting is through the LMA website at, click on Public Voting on the navigation bar. The second annual LOUISVILLE MUSIC AWARDS will take place on Sunday, September 28th at [...]

Louisville Music Awards Finalist Friday, Aug 22 2014 

Here’s a complete list of the 2014 Louisville Music Awards Finalists: AMERICANA AWARD (Folk, Country) Jonathan Glen Wood Nick Dittmeier Appalatin Maiden Radio LIVE DJ OF THE YEAR Kim Sorise OK Deejays Matt Anthony Woodrow on the Radio BLUEGRASS ARTIST OF THE YEAR Michael Cleveland Whiskey Bent Valley Boys 23 String Band Relic BLUES ARTIST [...]

Larnelle Harris, My Morning Jacket Recipients of 2014 Governor s Awards in the Arts Wednesday, Jul 9 2014 

Danville’s most famous gospel singer, songerwriter and producer Larnelle Harris and Louisville’s My Morning Jacket have been named as recipients of the 2014 Governor’s Awards in the Arts. The awards will be presented at a public ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda in October during National Arts and Humanities Month, according to the Kentucky Arts Council. [...]

Byron Davis Gets Sylvester Weaver Award Sunday, Oct 13 2013 

Byron Davis, bassist for Lamont Gillispie and 100 Proof, was awarded the Sylvester Weaver Award by the Kentuckiana Blues Society at this year’s Garvin Gate Festival. Congrats to Byron!

Video: Louisville Music Awards Highlands Saturday, Oct 5 2013 

The Louisville Music Awards released a video of highlights from the awards ceremony: A list of the winners: Best Live DJ – Matt Anthony Metal/Hardcore – Coliseum Cover Band of the Year – Billy Goat Strut Revue Singer/Songwriter of the Year – Cheyenne Mize Hip-hop Artist of the Year –Jalin Roze Engineer/Producer of the Year [...]

1st Louisville Music Awards Handed Out Tuesday, Sep 24 2013 

The 1st To-Be-Annual Louisville Music Awards were handed out last night. Mayor Fischer opened the show with a few comments. The winners were: Best live DJ – Matt Anthony; Metal/Hardcore – Coliseum; Cover band of the year – Billy Goat Strut Revue; Singer-songwriter of the year – Cheyenne Mize; Hip-hop artist of the year – [...]

1st Annual Louisville Music Awards Show Set For September 23 Thursday, Sep 19 2013 

The 1st (To-Be-)Annual Louisville Music Awards will be officially given out at a concert at Headliners on September 23. This event will also be the kickoff for the IdeaFest 2013. Performers already announced included The Bibelhauser Brothers and The Pass, with others to be announced as the event draws closer, possibly to include some of [...]

The Louisville Music Awards 2013 Finalists Announced Wednesday, Sep 11 2013 

Louisville Music Awards will be presented on Monday, September 23, 2013 at Headliners Music Hall. The finalists for the 2013 Louisville Music Awards are: Best Live DJ GlitterTitz DJs Kim Sorise Matt Anthony OK Deejays Metal/Hardcore Award Coliseum Neighbor Stonecutters XERXES Cover Band of the Year Billy Goat Strut Revue Dark Side of the Wall [...]

Spin Ranks Britt Walford 76 In Top 100 Rock Drummers Saturday, Aug 31 2013 

Spin Magazine’s recent ranking Top 100 drummers put Slint’s Britt Walford at number 76. Naturally, various Louisville musicians immediately reacted with outrage that he didn’t get a higher rank.