Newtown, the Lexington-based bluegrass foursome led by husband and wife Jr Williams and Kati Penn, have released new tune “Naomi Wise” via Mountain Home Music Company.
In conjunction with today’s release of their debut EP, Lexington’s Magnolia Boulevard has revealed the project’s first single “Ride.” Listen after the break.
Magnolia Boulevard has had a whirlwind year, from formation to recording with producer Duane Lundy. The band will unveil its debut EP with a celebratory show on May 25 at The Burl.
In his new book “It’s Only Rock ’n Roll With a Little Bit of Soul,” Lexington musician Charlie Shuck recounts his extensive history as a member of various well-known Lexington and Louisville music acts. Perhaps most notably, he was part of the long-running band The Trendells, which played hundreds of gigs over the past 50 years, with a robust history in the Chevy Chase area in particular.
Of all the changes taking place in the Warehouse Block over the the next several months, perhaps the most high profile is that surrounding National Avenue music venue Cosmic Charlie’s, which announced plans in March to shutter its National Avenue location this summer and relocate to a new venue.
Chamber pop group San Fermin comes to The Burl on Tuesday. Read about how the group approaches their live performance, how one band member’s anxiety played a role in the direction of their latest album and more.