Following over a decade of combative work in the litigation sector, the Italian-born, Owensboro-raised David Helmers needed a change of pace. He appears to have found that change, as the man who planted the seed for the inaugural Railbird Festival.
During a summer that’s seen Mother Nature prove uncooperative with Kentucky’s music festivals including soggy grounds at The Moonshiner’s Ball in May and a flash flood that wiped out Rudyfest in June, Saturday proved to be a pleasant surprise for Moontower Music Festival with sunny skies and a slight breeze throughout the day.
Local songwriter Tyler Childers escapes musical “Purgatory” with nationally acclaimed debut album.
With under a month until MoonTower Music Festival the festival has announced a last minute change to it’s lineup, adding bluegrass veterans The Travelin’ McCourys in place of the previously scheduled JJ Grey & Mofro.
Moontower Music Festival completed its 2017 lineup on Monday, announcing the additions of Umphrey’s McGee, Blackfoot Gypsies and Daisy Helmuth to the Aug. 26 event in Masterson Station Park.
Moontower added 5 new artists and more on Monday. Get the details after the break.
Back for it’s fourth year, Moontower Music Festival has announced that Cherub, JJ Grey & Mofro, Todd Snider and Great American Taxi, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Tyler Childers and Vita and the Woolf will head the lineup for the August 26 gathering at nearby Masterson Station Park.
The third annual Moontower Music Festival was the biggest and best yet, serving up a lineup featuring a plethora of musical styles from blues rock to electronic funk to southern and indie rock and everything encompassing the spaces in between. An estimated 5,000 fans flocked out to Masterson Station Park on Saturday to enjoy the festival.
Lexington’s music aficionados will reach for the moon, but come away grasping for stars at the upcoming Moontower Music Festival, a one day music celebration featuring the best in local, regional, and national acts on Saturday, Aug. 27 at Masterson Station Park.
Music fans gathered at the newly located Willie’s Locally Known on Thursday night to say goodbye to March and hello to the band’s on the lineup for this year’s Moontower Music Festival being held August 27 at Masterson Station Park. Local acts Ben Lacy and Johnny Conqueroo entertained the crowd throughout the night.