Spring has officially arrived which means Keeneland Spring Meet (April 4-28), Thunder Over Louisville (April 22), which officially kicks off the Kentucky Derby festivities, and The Kentucky Derby (May 6) are all right around the corner! So mark your calendars and stay connected at new2lou.do502.com, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. We’ll be posting more info in the near future and some pretty fantastic ticket giveaways, so don’t miss out!
So what’s on the radar this week? Bourbon + Beer + Bats! More event details below is our latest e-newsletter.
Wednesday (3/29) Local Natives – Local Natives, the dramatic and eclectic indie rock band based in Los Angeles, California, are in Louisville tonight playing at one of our fav venues, Mercury Ballroom! We saw these guys a while back and they were amazing so don’t miss out. Don’t have tickets? Lucky you, tickets are still available and start at $28. Show starts at 8 PM.
Thursday (3/30) InterACT and YPAL Reception – Join InterACT (Actors’ YP Group) and YPAL at Actors Theatre of Louisville this Thursday for networking, apps, drinks and theatre! Enjoy one of two great plays that evening: Airness or I Now Pronounce. Reception is FREE. Purchase tickets in advance for Airness or I Now Pronounce.
Friday (3/31) The Prince Experience – Sadly we lost Prince in 2016, but his music lives on in our hearts and on the Mercury Ballroom stage at the end of this month! Get ready to dance to all of Prince’s legendary hits including Purple Rain, Little Red Corvette, Kiss, and more! Doors open at 8 PM, show starts at 9 PM. Tickets start at $12. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com.
Saturday (4/1) Old-Time Dancing and Harmony Singing Workshop & Concert – Louisville Folk School presents traditional Appalachian percussive dance and old-time harmony singing workshops, followed by a concert at the Clifton Center. Flatfooting Workshop is from 1:30-3:00 PM and Harmony Singing Workshop is from 3:30-5:00 PM. Concert starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $25 for each workshop, $10 for the concert, or $50 for all three.
Sunday (4/2) The Many Deaths of Nathan Stubblefield – The mysterious demise of a Kentucky inventor—and other stories of visionaries from the Bluegrass State—inspire a play that explores the nature of innovation and the myths we tell about it. Catch these fascinating stories at Actors Theatre of Louisville this Sunday at 10:30 AM. Show runs through April 9th. Tickets start at $20.
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Thursday (4/6) Louisville Bats – It’s that time of the year again folks, baseball season! And lucky us, we are not only home to THE Louisville Slugger (the world-famous bat), but also home to the Louisville Bats (our semi-pro baseball team). Grab a friend and cheer on the home team at Louisville Slugger Field! Game starts at 7:05 pm and tickets start at $10. It’s also thirsty Thursday –>$1 beer happy hour (wink).
Wednesday (4/12) New2Lou 2nd Wed Social – Mark your calendars for our April 2nd Wednesday social at GoodWood Brewing Co, a super cool production brewery located in the heart of NuLu. They’ll be serving up great local beers and we’ll be serving up cool new folks. Be there. FREE w/ RSVP.
Thursday (4/13) Bourbonville – Mix, mingle and enjoy Bourbon Specialty Drinks at the newest Kentucky Derby Festival event, BourbonVille! Enjoy signature drinks and tastings PLUS bourbon-inspired cuisine. GA tickets are $50, VIP are $75. Want to win a pair of tickets? Of course you do! Enter to win at new2lou.do502.com. Good luck!
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