Oh hell yes. The funeral home. After pulling into town late Monday night we got cozy at the Ratterman Family Funeral Home in Louisville. Aside from embalmments, casket shopping, and funeral services the Ratterman Family Funeral Home also boasts an inspiring studio space and comfy slumber arrangements for musicians. Drummer of Wax Fang Kevin Ratterman operates this fine studio and was gracious enough to let us spend Monday and Tuesday nights there.
Just in case anything creepy comes up from down there…………
Tape machines used for My Morning Jacket’s “At Dawn” and “It Still Moves” respectively.
We awoke the morning of the show and hustled to the Monkey Wrench Cafe to watch the introduction of America’s 44th president. The cafe normally only opens early to serve breakfast on Sundays but this special Tuesday they made an exception and the place quickly filled with excited Louisville folk cheering Barack into the Oval Office.
Ladies and Gentlemen….. Louisville’s Palace Theatre:
In case you can’t tell, the Palace Theatre is one of a kind. It was great to be back with Kings of Leon and their setlist had varied greatly since we last played together in November. Super cool. We rocked:
HUNDRED / MILLION PEOPLE
LIKE A VIBRATION
I AM FOR REAL
NOTHING IS EASY
HALF THE WORLD AWAY
RIGHT HAND ON MY HEART