Past Posts

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Warren Byrom’s “New Best Friend” Music Video Spotlight

Local songsmith Warren Byrom's latest record shows new sides of the veteran writer, under the masterful hands of Lexington's Shangri-La productions. To kick off the release of "Heavy Makes You Happy", Byrom has released his newest video offering, "New Best Friend". The video created by Ma Turner, and contains excerpts of "Red Morning", "Full Moon Trees" [...]

Festival of The Bluegrass Photo Roundup

For more than 40 years, the Festival of the Bluegrass has hosted an annual weekend full of live bluegrass music, music camps for kids, and campground jam sessions that often run deep into the wee hours of the night, spread across the Kentucky Horse Park. Photographer Estill Robinson was on hand to capture the vibe of the festival - see [...]

Unified Trust company Ice Rink Returns to Triangle Park

Once again, downtown Lexington will be transformed into a winter wonderland. Skate by the glow of Lexington’s official Christmas tree, enjoy Double H Barbecue, hot chocolate and coffee, and pick up unique gifts at the rinkside holiday artist markets on Dec. 5, 12 and 19.Ice rink hours: Monday-Friday 4-10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday 1:30-9 [...]

PRHBTN announce Kickstarter campaign and details for 5th annual Lexington street art celebration

Organizers of the annual street art celebration PRHBTN John and Jessica Winters have announced details for the 5th annual event, and they are asking the public to pitch in and contribute to a tax-deductible crowd-sourced fund to help bring four international muralists to town to create large-scale, public murals on the streets of Lexington. In [...]

Lexington hip hop artist Devine Carama’s unique approach to releasing his upcoming album

Local hip hop artist Devine Carama is asking his fans to pay it forward with a unique release model for this forthcoming album "A Vintage Love Supreme," a concept album and collaboration with Cincinnati producer DJ Well blended focusing on the relationship between hip hop and an aging emcee. While the album will be available to stream for [...]

UK Art Museum Re-Opens, Debuts New Changes for the Fall

For a second year in a row, the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky has announced they will open in the Fall with several bold new changes to the institution. Starting September 1, the museum will premiere a thematically driven floor-plan, a free admission policy and new visiting hours.In addition to the keen programming of contemporary work [...]

2015 Chamber Music Festival Events

The 2015 Chamber Music Festival of Lexington will takes place August 20-30, hosting a variety of events at various venues throughout the 10-day span. The event will feature the return of Ensemble-in-Residence WindSync, as well as guest guitarist Jason Vieaux (2015 Grammy Winner), and Composer-in-Residence Jeff Beal - best known for his score to hit Netflix drama "House of [...]

5 Forecastle Acts You Might Not Know (But Probably Should)

Louisville's annual Forecastle Music Festival is docking at Waterfront Park this weekend, with headliners Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic and Modest Mouse helping steer the ship -- we here at tadoo have always tried to make friends with the stewards, and here we have compiled a short list of some more "under the radar" acts [...]

tadoo Local Artist Spotlight: Beat Awfuls

Somewhere at the aural crossroads of shoegaze and garage rock, you’ll find Beat Awfuls,  perched comfortably atop their throne of lo-fi, shuffle inducing jams. Dave Cave, Dr. Paul, and Amanda Sue make up the Lexington trio who will soon be releasing their first full length album titled "Nothing Happens"  in November 2015 on vinyl and digital by [...]

2015 Crave Lexington to feature Joe Pug and more!

Crave Lexington, the third annual food + music festival produced by Smiley Pete Publishing (the parent company of tadoo.com), has announced the initial round of music acts who will perform on the Windstream Music stage at the 2015 festival, which takes place August 22 + 23 at Masterson Station Fairgrounds.Austin, Tx.-based Americana singer/songwriter Joe Pug will headline the [...]