Tag: Jim James

Jim James: Regions of Light and Sound of God

I was at the front door of my local record store 15 minutes before it opened. On February 5th, the new Jim James (formerly known as Yim Yames) of My Morning Jacket released his new album Regions of Light and Sound of God. Typically…

Forecastle Festival was Bananas in Louisville, KY

My day began early as a Easy Morning Rebel in Lexington, KY as I got ready and headed towards Louisville for the 10th anniversary of the Forecastle Festival. I prayed to the spirits that the day would be awesome, especially since I was going…

Music: “New Multitudes” Woody Guthrie Tribute

If you’ve kept up with exscapes, some of you may have read several posts about My Morning Jacket & Jim James concerts. Thankfully since they’re based out of Louisville, they frequently have concerts here in the Bluegrass (and I frequent these concerts!). I will…

Music Artist Ben Sollee & Inclusions Album

Check out music artist Ben Sollee on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series. I remember playing in orchestra with this guy, who is now getting to be a pretty famous name! (and maybe went to college with the percussionist?) I think of Ben as mostly…

Appalachian Voices: A Concert with Yim Yames, Ben Sollee, Daniel Martin Moore

This past Thursday on July 22nd 2010, an unexpected concert brought people from the bluegrass region to the Lexington Opera House for a benefit concert. The concert “Appalachian Voices” raised funds and awareness to people on the issue of mountain top removal which is…

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