What’s on the radar this week? Gin + Glitteroke! We’ve handpicked the best events in Lou, 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 (8/2) Young the Giant – Young the Giant is finally here! Don’t miss this awesome indie rock band PLUS Cold War Kids & Joywave at the Louisville Palace tonight. Lucky you, tickets are still available and start at $35. Doors open at 6:30 PM, show starts at 7:30 PM. Congrats to our ticket winner Jennie. Enjoy the show!
Thursday (8/3) Whiskey Myers, with the Steel Woods – Whiskey Myers, American Southern rock/Red Dirt/Country group from Texas, will be at Headliners Music Hall tomorrow night. Tickets start at $15. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com. Doors open at 8:00 PM, show starts at 9:00 PM. 18 and over show.
Friday (8/4) Royals Patio Series #4 – Join Royals Hot Chicken for the party on the patio during the Republic Bank First Friday Hop this Friday! Enjoy drinks, live music, a “pop up plant sale” from the NuLu neighbors Mahonia. and of course Royals famous chicken. Party starts at 7:00 PM. All ages welcome.
Friday (8/4) Glitteroke with Howell Dawdy: A Girls Rock Louisville Karaoke Party – Wanna join a band? With Glitteroke, you can! Come be the front person for a night and share your vocal stylings at the ultimate karaoke event. Party starts at 11:30 pm at Zanzabar after The Coathangers show. $3 suggested donation. Proceeds benefit Girls Rock Louisville.
Saturday (8/5) Supersonic: The Kentucky Craft Gin Festival – Join the celebration of the Gin & Tonic Supersonic! Sample artisanal gins & cocktails from three Kentucky distilleries: Copper And Kings American Brandy Company, Corsair Artisan Distillery, and New Riff Distilling. Enjoy Gin Cocktails, food from the Butchertown Pie Co., music and dancing. FREE Admission. 21+ event.
Sunday (8/6) Lyle Lovett and His Large Band – THE Lyle Lovett, American country singer-songwriter and actor, is coming to Louisville and he’s bringing his Large Band with him! Don’t miss this iconic musician at Iroquois Amphitheater, our fav outdoor music venue, this Sunday night. Doors open at 6:30 PM, show starts at 7:30 PM. Tickets start at $47.50.
On the Radar
Monday (8/7) – Friday (8/11) AIGA Louisville Design Week – AIGA Louisville is hosting its third annual Louisville Design Week next week! Design Week brings together designers and other creative professionals for a five consecutive days of lectures, workshops and meet-ups. Full schedule of events. Don’t miss “She Needs to be Creative Director TBH: A Fireside Chat” on Friday (8/11) with Kale & Flax at Copper And Kings.
Wednesday (8/9) New2Lou 2nd Wed Social – Mark your calendars for our August 2nd Wed Social next week. We’ll be partying it up on the swanky rooftop of 8Up Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen. Event is FREE w/ RSVP, even if you are “Old2Lou”. Party starts at 5:30 pm. Drink specials until 7 PM, so get there early.