Tag: Music

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…

Sacred Harp Singing at Mt. Zion

On this warm December day, a most congenial group of people met at the beautiful Mt. Zion Church in Mercer County, Kentucky. This group, the Appalachian Association of Sacred Harp Singers, typically meets once a month in Lexington to sing in an antiqued style…

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…

Appalachia Music & New Albums

I’m super excited about this post. It is about one of my favortist subjects; Appalachian music. The music that was created from those who came from Ireland and England to the hills of Kentucky. I’m not sure exactly where my initial interest in folk…

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…

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