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“He sets up the melody atreble_clef_ylwnd rhythm,
then counter rhythms,
then counters those counters”
says All About Jazz

“monster player”
says the Untz

“festival guru,”
– Courier-Journal

“incredible talent”,
says Hip Rock



Hot Brown Smackdown is a bluegrass fueled, funk steered, rock influenced, semi-acoustic party sextet. Their individual members are in constant demand for studio and live session work, and as a band they

Dark Side of the Wall – Featuring some of the top music and production talent in the region, the Louisville-based Band, “The Dark Side of the Wall” recreates the legendary shows

Blu Bop: A Tribute to Bela Fleck and the Flecktones is a career retrospective which spans every era of the Flecktones. Check out some video at www.FlecktonesTribute.com



December 16, 2017
  • HBS presents the HOT BROWN GET DOWN - Feat. Hot Brown Smackdown, Electric Garden, Restless Leg String Band

    December 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Headliners Music Hall 1386 Lexington Rd, Louisville, KY 40206, United States

    Hot Brown Smackdown, Hot Brown Smackdown, Electric Garden, Restless Leg String Band. 18+ $12 adv, $15 day-of-show.


December 30, 2017
  • Supermoon New Year's Ball

    December 30, 2017


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The Dark Side of the Wall - Decade: A Tribute to Pink Floyd

March 3, 2018, 8:00pm - March 3, 2018, 9:00pm

On sale 11/24/17 10am The 1970s was a decade of social upheaval and change. For Pink Floyd, the decade saw the band successfully merge focused songwriting with their trademark psychedelic sound to ...

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Can't hardly wait to play this favorite dive bar in Frankfort, Kentucky with special guest Taylor Shuck from Still Holler. He's a bad ass! See you all there! See you at The Brick Alley! ... See MoreSee Less

Hot Brown at The Brick Alley!

November 17, 2017, 9:00pm - November 18, 2017, 12:00am

Hot Brown Smackdown is back in Frankfort at The Brick Alley on Friday Nov. 17th! We'll be featuring our friend Taylor Shuck on banjo, so come get down to some funky jamgrass!

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Rumpke Mountain Boys – High Time, Low Tide is available

The hard-touring Rumpkes (the band already has several big festival appearances on the horizon, including next week’s Suwannee Springfest in Florida, where the band plays

Banjoist Hank Smith set to debut super-group at IBMA

Brian Paul Swenk | September 28, 2015 | Bluegrass Today “What if Bela’s Drive had the vocals of Chris Thile/Michael Daves?” You’ve probably never asked

Photo set: Hot Brown Smackdown, Misty Mountain String Band, The Tunesmiths (Zanzabar, 5/26/16)

originally published in the Louisville Eccentric Observer.

Yelling Compliments – A Review of Terrapin Hill’s Cabin Fever Reliever

Throughout the year Top of the Knob Productions hosts a number of great events at their privately-owned organic farm in Harrodsburg, KY (Harvest Festival/Snuggleween). To

Dark Side of the Wall interview

The Dark Side of the Wall is not just another cover band made up of several members from other bands locally, in Louisville, Ky. Dark