Posted by: Cory | June 9, 2008

Medeski Martin & Wood @ Bomhard Theatre – 7/18

Medeski Martin & Wood are coming to Louisville’s Bomhard Theatre (KCA). I was first introduced to these guys back in ’97 or so when they appeared on a CMJ sampler (yeah, you remember those). I was really fascinated by these guys and at the time I believe I couldn’t quite figure out if they were a jam band or whether they were electronic simply because I hadn’t heard anything quite like it. (Mostly) Wrong on both accounts, these guys play a very free range jazz that lends itself to the sort of confusion I’d had upon my first listen in my younger days. Some of their other work, alongside DJ Logic, has had a strong hip hop element to it. These guys can get kids and their parents out dancing to their jazzy grooves. Hopefully we’ll get to see a lot of what is to become The Radiolarian Series, the album in works, meant to be released sometime this year.

Show starts at 9pm & tickets run $25.50 (all ages)

For the full list of dates (you’ve really got about 3-5 really good chances to see them for the hardcore fans),

Friday, June 13, 2008 MSMW: Indy Jazz Fest Indianapolis, IN
Thursday, June 19, 2008 Prospect Park Bandshell, Celebrate Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY
Friday, June 20, 2008 Chameleon Club Lancaster, PA
Saturday, June 21, 2008 Rochester International Jazz Festival
Friday, July 4, 2008 Iowa City Jazz Fest Iowa City, IA
Saturday, July 5, 2008 Rothbury Festival Rothbury, MI
Friday, July 11, 2008 MSMW All Good Festival Masontown, WV
Saturday, July 12, 2008 Jefferson Center Roanoke, VA
Sunday, July 13, 2008 Bijou Theatre Knoxville, TN
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 WorkPlay Theatre Birmingham, AL
Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Belcourt Theatre Nashville, TN
Thursday, July 17, 2008 Madison Theater Covington, KY
Friday, July 18, 2008 Bomhard Theatre Louisville, KY



  1. Where is bomhard theatre?

  2. Luke,

    Bomhard Theatre is one of the theatres within Kentucky Center for the Arts. It has 619 seats, and is the medium-size theatre within KCA. Should provide a good and intimate environment in which to see Medeski Martin & Wood.

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