Shepherdsville Music Barn
1833 Hwy. 44, Shepherdsville • 807-9604
$12; 8 p.m.
Doyle Lawson is a legend, one of the last-standing giants of his generation. Is this a great chance, a blessed opportunity, to see a living piece of history in a great setting, at a reasonable price? You bet your bippy it is! The man just celebrated his 66th birthday last week, and both he and his band remain in peak form. In fact, Paul Simon — an authority on recognizing (and usurping) authentic folk music — is a fan and recently recruited the group to play with him on his new album. The born-again Lawson infuses Quicksilver’s bluegrass with praise, and sweet, sweet harmonies that will carry you from Friday night all the way through Sunday morning. For young hepcats who have heard that Bill Monroe was, like, awesome and stuff, here’s your chance to see a man fit to carry on his tradition. In a barn. —Peter Berkowitz