decade since he last produced(and
nearly 5 years since the last live experience) Ron Whitehead once again
brings the marathon Poetry and Music Festival known as INSOMNIACATHON!
to The Rudyard Kipling
in Louisville, KY April 11-13, 2008.
"The Official Alternative to Thunder
Over Louisville" INSOMNIACATHON 2008 will bring Poets, Musicians
and Visual Artists together for a 29 hour creative performance marathon once again
at Louisville's alternative artists jewel venue, The Rudyard Kipling.
since Ken and Sheila Pyle opened the doors back in 1983, The Rudyard
Kipling has been a power point of the Louisville independent music, avant-garde
theatre and poetry scenes and once again hosts this year's INSOMNIACATHON 2008.
and Sheila Pyle welcome INSOMNIACATHON 2008 Producer and Louisville's own Poetic
Son, Ron Whitehead and his fellow Insomniacathonians, Frank Messina, W. Loran
Smith & Susi Wood, Brigid Kaelin, Danny Flanigan & Kelly Wilkinson, Gidget
Tincher, Southside, Wrestling The Squid, Dark String March, Ellsworth and The
Apes, Christopher Felver, Gui Stuart, Mindi Hall, John Hagan, Dawn Tilton, Jake
Boone, Andy Cook, The Windup Birds, geneticpoetic, Bu Hao Ting, Vampire Squid,
Todd & Kevin Autry, Dean McClain, Yoruba Kikiloma-Mason, Jinn Fuller Renfro
with John Williams, Kara Beth Rasure, Mary Kennedy, Shakespeare's Monkey, Lars
& The Garvey Tones, Nickole Brown, Amy Cunningham, Sarah Elizabeth, Tom House,
Yak Skin, Wendy Colonna, Charlie Newman with Mark Noderer, Ron Whitehead with
Erica Jones and Scott Moore, Tyrone Cotton, Annie Christain, Danny O'Day's Circus
Freak Show featuring The Great Baldini and Troubadours of Divine Bliss.
starts at 10:00 PM, April 11th and the festivities continue non-stop till 3:15
AM April 13th. Tickets are $21 at the door.
Back . . . Five Years!
Note! On Halloween 2003 Ron Whitehead took
to the stage of The Rudyard Kipling
in Louisville, KY to kick off the start of 72 hours of Poetry and Music at the
10th Insomniacathon. Click
Here to view his rousing Welcome and Proclaimation in "From
Hank Williams Grave to Insomniacathon 2003, Keeping The Flame Alive!"
Here to view David Amram's Hymn and Harken of "Amazing
Grace" . Be sure to visit The
i-Video Galleria at Insomniacathon On-Line! Click
Here for more Video, Pix and Page from this historic event!
Note! As if 72 hours of non-stop Poetry and Music
wasn't enough a still vibrating contingent of the Poets and Players from Insomniacathon
2003 picked it up where theyleft off and converged on Bettye Brookfield's
lovely home in Springfield for yet another evening of Stage and Page! Keeping
true theme,"Keeping The Flame Alive!"
and to see and hear Picking Up
Where We Left Off!