Thursday, May 03, 2012

Music, Food, Beer, and Justice: Louisville Loves Mountains returns on Friday, May 18


At last year's Louisville Loves Mountains event, Wendell Berry gave a stirring talk.

Louisville Loves Mountains returns on Friday evening, May 18. A block-long stretch of Longest Avenue will be cordoned off from where it meets Bardstown Road, in front of Carmichael's Bookstore and Heine Brothers' Coffee. Craft beer will be provided by Against the Grain, BBC and NABC. Here's the rest of the story from the Louisville Loves Mountains event page at Facebook.


A popular community festival by Kentuckians For The Commonwealth, Heine Brothers' Coffee, and Carmichael's Bookstore to raise awareness about mountain top removal mining..


4:00: Festival Start
4:30: Americana Community Center Drum & Dance Crew
5:00: Potluck Ramblers
5:45: Our Earth Now: Connect the Dots Presentation
6:00: KEYNOTE: Erik Reece, author of Lost Mountain
6:15: Bopper Minton from The Amazing Race (Current Season)
6:25: River City Drum Corps
6:40: Sugar Tree
7:15: Appalatin
8:00: Joan Shelley and the June Brides
9:00: The 23 String Band
10:00 Festival End

BEER BY New Albanian Brewing Company, Against The Grain, and Bluegrass Brewing Company (cash beer bar)

FOOD BY Ramsi's Cafe, Grind Gourmet Burgers, and Morel's

A percentage of sales from beer and food will go to support KFTC's work.

LIVE BLOGGING by Laura Marie Read

In the event of rain the festival will move to THE MONKEY WRENCH

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