April 4, 2016

Shows

Upcoming Shows

Sunday, September 24th – Our Steel Leopards will be playing at Whole Foods on Shelbyville Road at noon.  It’s free!

Friday, November 3rd
– We will be performing at The Galt House for The Kentucky Colonel’s Gala.  This is a private event.

Saturday, November 4th – We will be performing in Danville, KY at the Pioneer Playhouse.  Showtime is at 5:00PM.

Sunday, January 14th – We will be playing at the Kentucky Center for the Arts for their Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keeper of the Dream Celebration.  Showtime isa t 4:00PM.  It’s free!

Sunday, April 22, 2018 – BiG GiG at the Brown Theatre.  Tickets will be available in advance at The Kentucky Center for the Arts Box Office or at the door day of show.


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Percussionists’ previous performances

2016-17
Josephine Sculpture Park Fall Arts Festival (Steel)
Keneseth Israel Fall Festival
Kentucky Kingdom (Steel)
Garvin Gate Blues Festival
Atherton High School
ReSurfaced Giant Jam
Galt House for the Honorable Order of the Kentucky Colonels
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UofL Women’s Basketball Game
Whole Foods (Steel)
BiG GiG at the Brown Theater
Central Park Amphitheater
Hawthorne Elementary School Spring Fiesta
Mighty Kindness Hoot, Brown Foreman Amphitheater
Spaulding University’s Writing Program at First Unitarian Church

2015-16
TEDxKC – Ted Talk in Kansas City, MOtiny
Josephine Sculpture Park Fall Arts Festival (Steel)
Oxmoor Farms for the Filson Society
The Nazareth Home
Whole Foods (Steel)
Fox Hollow Farms Fall Festival
The Muhammad Ali Center
Women’s Club of Louisvill
KY Center for the Arts for the ML King, Jr. Keeper of the Dream Celebration
Louisville Storyteller’s Event at Tim Faulkner Gallery
St. Gabriel Church
The Palace TheaterIMG_3902
Speed Art Museum’s Grand Re-Opening
Whole Foods (Steel)
Big Gig at The Brown Theater
Opening Night at Churchill Downs
Downtown Marriott for the Kentucky Bar Association
Norton Commons Amphitheater
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH

2014-2015
Lakeside Swim Club (Steel)
Josephine Sculpture Park Fall Arts Festival (Steel)
Seven Sense Festival in Louisville
DCIM101GOPRONuLu Festival in Louisville
Village Anchor Pub & Roost (Steel)
Fox Hollow Farm Fall Festival
The Centennial of Riverboats Festival
The Chance School Fall Festival (Steel)
The Nazareth Home
Manual High School for the Girl Scouts Festival of the Arts
KY Center for the Arts for the ML King, Jr Keeper of the Dream Celebration
UofL School of Music for their African American Music Institute with Ndugu Chancler and Marvin Sparks
KY Center for African American Heritage for the Royal Visit of Prince Charles and Camila
Whole Foods (Steel)
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
KY Center for the Arts Block PartyIndy gig D, L, P
Iroquois Amphitheater before the JJ Grey & MoFro concert
Temple Shalom Family Fun Day
Wet Weather Partnership Conference at the Brown Hotel

2013-2014
Lakeside Swim Club (Steel)
Iroquois Amphitheater Percussion Festival
Village Anchor Pub & Roost (Steel)
The Green Building for Chester Thompson, Steve Cropper, Darrell Tibbs, Victor Wooten, and Shake Anderson
Kentucky Center for the Arts for the Louisville Film Festival
Manual High School for the Girl Scouts Festival of the Arts11149657_10153196723293426_402894709988968096_o
Ursuline Arts Center with the River City Drum Corps (Steel Leopards)
Nazareth Home
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
The Temple
The Mercury Ballroom
Whole Foods Children’s Health Fair

2012-2013
US Census Bureau Diversity Council Diversity Fair (Steel Leopards)
Lakeside Swim Club (Steel Leopards)
KenDucky Derby at the Waterfrontbeginners lr
Village Anchor Pub & Roost (Steel Leopards)
Festival of the Arts for the Girl Scouts
Mayor’s Thanksgiving Breakfast
2nd Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, IN
Quinn Chapel in Louisville
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
Fairview Elementary School, Bloomington, IN
Avoca West School, Glenview, ILSteel at KCA
Marie Murphy School, Wilmette, IL
Willowbrook Elementary School, Glenview IL
Bellmont Village Senior Home (Steel Leopards)
The Cafe in Louisville for the Pegasus Parade Party
First Unitarian Church for Spaulding University

2011-2012
KenDucky Derby on the Waterfront (Steel Leopards)
Village Anchor Pub & Roost (Steel Leopards)
Festival of Faiths Trolley Hop
Festival of the Arts for the Girl Scout
Bellarmine University with the Bellarmine Percussion Ensemble
Jazz Education Network’s Conference in LouisvilleIMG_1037
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Post Show at the Kentucky Center for the Arts
Quinn Chapel Church
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
PAS Rhythm! Discovery Center, Indianapolis, IN (Steel
Leopards) Lynn’s Paradise Cafe Day after Derby Celebration
Louisville Urban League
Berheim Forest Bloom Fest (Steel Leopards)

2010-2011
Churchill Downs for the Lincoln Foundation
Frazier Museum’s Founder’s Day Celebration (Steel Leopards)
KenDucky Derby on the Waterfront
Doulapalooza at Willow Park (Steel Leopards)10341995_10152361657328426_5535660784860041671_n
Biodiversity Conference at UofL
First Unitarian Church for Spaulding University
Jazz Education Network’s Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Martin Behrman Elementary School, New Orleans, LA.
Kentucky  Center for the Performing Arts for the Mayor’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Henderson Arts Center, Henderson, KY
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
Norton Elementary School Luau
Greathouse-Shryock Elementary School Luau
Capital Plaza Hotel, Frankfort, KY
Lynn’s Paradise Cafe Day After Derby Celebration10351147_10152361657028426_2267660836235971865_n
Art in the Arbor, TJ Unitarian Church
Brownsboro Farms Swim Club (Steel Leopards)
WHAS Crusade for Children
Lakeside Swim Club (Steel Leopards)
Whole Foods Patio Party (Steel Leopards)

2009-2010
Louisville Zoo Mane Event
Henderson Fine Arts Center, Henderson, KY
Annual Leadership National Conference
Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Indianapolis, INUofL gig last note
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
Norton Elementary School Luau
Kentucky Headstart Association Annual Conference
21C Museum and Hotel Pajama Party

2008-2009
Opened for My Morning Jacket at Louisville’s Waterfront Park
James Lees Presbyterian Church Community Day
Louisville Orchestra Fanfara Festival at the KY Center for the Arts10344856_10152361658843426_1055706256098516686_n
Duke Ellington Jazz Festival in Washington , DC
NOVA Conference on Victim Assistance at the Galt House
Kentucky Center for the Arts Curtain’s Up Community Day
Community Action of Southern Indiana in New Albany, IN
Light Up Louisville in Downtown Louisville
Commonwealth Bank Holiday Party
OrKIDStra Concert with the Louisville Orchestra at the Brown Theater
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
Derby Fest-a-Ville at Waterfront Park
Lynn’s Paradise Café Day After Derby Party

2007-2008sam & kyle
Spring Street, Jeffersonville, IN
4th Annual Tri-State Diversity Conference
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration with the Lousville Orchestra
Kentucky Center for the Arts for the International Championship Jumprope Team
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
Norton Elementary Luau
Treyton Oaks Towers
South Central Elementary School, Elizabeth, IN
Home of the Innocents
Lynn’s Paradise Cafe Day After Derby Celebration
Churchill Downs JCPS Retirement Celebrationgirl scout gig Olivia

2006-2007
Memorial Auditorium for the Mayor’s Good Neighbor Award
Belknap Neighborhood Festival
Foster Care Review Board of Jefferson County
Kentucky Center for the Arts with the Louisville Orchestra
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
Kentucky Homefront Radio Broadcast with Harry Pickens
Kentucky African Americans Against Cancer
Kentucky Center for the Arts ML King Celebration
Norton Elementary Luau
Kentucky Center for the Arts pre-show to Cyro Baptista’s Beat the Donkey
Kentucky State Head Starts Providers Banquet
Walnut Street Baptist Church
End of the Year Concert at University of Louisville10310644_10152322850498426_7351319465710270017_n
Jarfi’s Great Chefs Affair
Byck Elementary School
Lynn’s Paradise Cafe
Sylvan Learning Center Banquet

2005-2006
Belknap Neighborhood Festival
Dare to Care Annual Community Hunger Walk
Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace & Justice
The Olmstead for Project Warm
Big Gig at the Brown Theater1521972_10152677021223426_8630077313214844860_n
New York City pre show for Chick Corea
Kentucky Center for the Arts with the Louisville Orchestra
License to Vote Poster Contest
Jarfi’s Great Chefs Affair
Indianapolis Junior Achievement
End of the Year Concert at The University of Louisville
St. Stephen’s Church, Jeffersonville, IN
Lynn’s Paradise Cafe

2004-2005
Kentucky Surveying Association Annual Conferencetambourine
Whole Foods Market First Anniversary Celebration
Bellarmine University Tennis Team Gala
Northside Elementary School, Midway, KY
Jefferson County Clerk’s Office Voter Outreach Art Contest Reception
Big Gig at the Brown Theater
International Association for Jazz Education Regional Conference, Chicago, IL
UofL Comstock Hall
Lynn’s Paradise Cafe Day After Derby Celebration
St. Paul United Methodist Church Senior Spring Fling

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Whole Foods Market Grand Opening
UofL 19th Annual Crawfish Boil
Pegasus Parade Preview Party
Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
37th Annual Midwest School Social Worker Conference
10th Annual Belknap Neighborhood Fall Festival
National School Principals Convention
Big Gig at the Brown Theater

2002-2003
American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Louisville, KYuofl
Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Louisville, KY
The Louisville Science Center’s Film Premiere for “Pulse, A Stomp Odyssey”
Big Gig at Memorial Auditorium

Performances at National and International Music Conferences
2012 Jazz Education NetworkConference, Louisville, KY
2011 Jazz Education Network Conference, New Orleans, LA
2009 Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Indianapolis, IN
2008 Duke Ellington Jazz Festival, Washington, DC
2006 International Association for Jazz Education Annual Convention, New York, NYRichard on tamb
2005 International Association for Jazz Education Regional Convention, Chicago, IL
2003 Florida Music Educators Association Conference, Tampa, FL
2003 American Orff-Schulwerk Association National Conference, Louisville, KY
2003 Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Louisville, KY
2000 International Association of Jazz Educators Conference, New Orleans, LA
2000 Midwest Clinic, An International Band & Orchestra Conference, Chicago, IL
1999 Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Columbus, OH
1999 Winter Guard International Percussion Finals, Dayton, OH
1998 Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Orlando, FL
1997 Indiana Music Educators Association Convention, Indianapolis, IN
1997 Atlanta International Band & Orchestra Convention, Atlanta, GAkelsey and louie
1996 Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference, Louisville, KY


People We’ve Played With or For

Ndugu Chancler
Dave Samuels
Emil Richards
Dan Dorff
Coretta Scott King
My Morning Jacket
Hannah Ford Welton
Darrell Tibbs
Giovanni 14Louie Bellson
Jerry Steinholtz
Victor Mendoza
Ruben Alvarez
Zoro
Brad Dutz
Harry Pickens
Evelyn Glennie
Craig Wagner
Dave Clark
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hake Anderson
Dick Sisto
Victor Wooten
Mucca Pazza
Gary Falk
Chester Thompson
Todd Hildreth
Joe Morello
Steve Cropper
Appalatin
Bernard Woma
Memo Acevedo
IMG_3532Giovanni Hidaglo
The Louisville Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis
Jerry Tolson
Patience Chaitezvi
Marvin Sparks
Teddy Abrams
The Louisville Bach Society
Ben Sollee
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Arthur Lipner