What’s on the radar this week? Burlesque + Brandy + Baseball! We’ve handpicked the best events just for you who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Check out our online event calendar and give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop.
Wednesday (6/21) Rooftop Summer Solstice Yoga – This year the Summer Solstice and International Day of Yoga both fall on June 21st! Celebrate both tonight on the beautiful rooftop of the Frazier History Museum. Choose from one of two time options available: 6:00-7:30 PM or 8:00-9:30 PM. BYOM (bring your won mat)! Tickets are $25.
Wednesday (6/21) Miike Snow – Miike Snow, indie-electro pop trio famous for songs like Animal and Genghis Khan, are playing at Mercury Ballroom TONIGHT and lucky you, tickets are still available! Want to go? Of course you do! Tickets start at $25. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com. Doors open at 7:30 PM, show starts at 8:30 PM.
Thursday (6/22) Eli Young Band – Early notice, but we don’t want you to miss out on this awesome show! The Eli Young Band, American country music band from Texas, is coming to the Mercury Ballroom this Thursday. Never been to the Mercury Ballroom? We’re here to help! We’ve got a pair of tickets just for you! Enter to win here —> new2lou.do502.com. Good Luck!
Friday (6/23) Bicentennial Park Summer Concert Series – Why not mix it up a bit this Friday and take a trip across the river? Enjoy a FREE outdoor concert at Bicentennial Park in downtown New Albany (Spring Street & Pearl Street) from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Featured artists this week are Stop Light Observations and Silver Spoons. FREE and open to the public.
Friday (6/23) The Sweet Spot, Burlesque/Make it Rain Edition – The Sweet Spot is a high energy, heart-pounding, fist pumping, laugh-out-loud pop erotica event and will be at Headliners Music Hall this Friday! Enjoy performance poets, live body art, burlesque dance, musicians, comedians and more. General Admission tickets are $20, VIP are $40. Show starts at 9:00 PM.
Saturday (6/24) The Return of Kentiki – Only the folks at Copper & Kings could come up with something this quirky and we’re totally down with it and you should be too. Surf rock band, tiki drinks, Hawaiian meat pies, Hula performances and more! Hula skirts, Hawaiian shirts, flip-flops, etc encouraged. Party starts at 8 PM. $10 admission. Enter to win a pair of tickets at new2lou.do502.com.
Sunday (6/25) Louisville Bats – Take me out to the ball game and root, root, root for the home team, the Louisville Bats! The bats game is a perfect way to wrap up your epic weekend with hot dog and beer in hand. Grab a friend and watch the bats square off against their rivals, the Indianapolis Indians, at Louisville Slugger Field! Game starts at 6:05 pm and tickets start at $12. Batter up…
On the Radar
Tuesday (6/27) The Moth StorySlam – What’s the Moth? The Moth is a non-profit organization that features people telling true stories from their lives with no notes, power point or cheat sheets.The StorySLAM is The Moth’s wildcard series, welcoming any and all folks to share their five-minute stories onstage at Headliners Music Hall. Why not share your mad storytelling skills? We dare you. This month’s theme is CHEATING. Tickets are $10.
Tuesday (6/27) Fit Tuesdays at KFC Yum! Center – Sun’s out, guns out. Time to get yourself into summer shape. The KFC Yum! Center, YMCA and iHeart Media are offering FREE fitness classes every Tuesday evening on the plaza, so no excuses. Classes start at at 5:45 PM, are 45-40 minutes, and taught by a certified YMCA fitness instructor. BYO mat and water. See you there!
Thursday (6/29) Cocktails & Conservation – Join Forecastle Foundation for the launch of their brand new concert series, Cocktails & Conservation, with Teddy Abrams next Thursday at Lola. Tickets: GA $35, VIP $60 – includes Four Roses Bourbon Tasting and cheese/charcuterie boards. Proceeds benefit the Forecastle Foundation and the Louisville Orchestra. Doors open at 6:00 PM, music starts at 7:00 PM.