John Gage

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TGIF Local Lunch Post – Meals of Note! Musicians Step Up to the Plate.

  Louisville is blessed beyond compare with its local, independent music community. Genres from Bluegrass to Reggae,  Rock to Folk, Blues to Jazz. And then a few categories that either blend or defy categories, which is always fun – especially for the publicist. Given the hours of some night-clubbing and concert regulars, lunch is often considered the breakfast of  champions for nocturnal stars. Whether you busk on the corner or have a recording contract, the appetite for a good meal is always going inspire creativity. Supporting local, independent talent – whether it’s at a pub gig, a CD, public radio, a…


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Kentucky Homefront- Keep the Front Porch Rockin’ – Sunday at River Bend

I’ve been a Kentucky Homefront volunteer since 2001 and have loved every moment of the live audience recordings. from the Kentucky Theatre on 4th Street to the Clifton Center. The work that goes between booking to post-production includes stage direction, concessions, storytelling and fundraising. It is truly a labor of love . Songwriter, activist John Gage takes on the lion’s share of that work, passionately and physically, and we thank  him for that. Our consistent volunteer core is family. Not many folks since Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney threw a makeshift stage with a rope and a sheet to do a…


All Ears for Ten Years!

If you live in or near Kentucky and have ever drawn a crowd in a club or on a sidewalk; recorded a song with a passionate degree of writing and performing talent–chances are you have played Kentucky Homefront. If your music inspired a standing ovation or caused dancing in the aisles, you’ve been back a few times. If you enjoy the history and preservation of the indigenous music of the mid-south and Appalachian regions of our country–from Irish folk to High Lonesome Bluegrass,  honky tonk to folk-pop, dulcimers to drums–then you’ve been part of the live audience as Kentucky Homefront…