What’s on the radar this week? Sleigh Bells + St. Patrick’s Day! We’ve handpicked the best events in Lou just for you, who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Check out our calendar at new2lou.do502.com and don’t forget to give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop.
Wednesday (3/15) – Sunday (3/19) The Illusionists – Don’t miss this mind-blowing spectacular showcasing jaw dropping talents of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions. Show kicks off next Tuesday (3/14) at the Kentucky Center for Performing Arts and runs through Sunday (3/19). Tickets are still available and start at $32.50.
Thursday (3/16) Jazz Live at Lola – Good news folks! 91.9 WFPK is hosting a weekly jazz series at Lola, Butchertown Grocery’s speakeasy-style upstairs lounge! The concerts will be held every Thursday from 7:30 until 10 p.m. The series continues March 16th with The Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble. Admission is FREE!
Friday (3/17) St. Patrick’s Day – May the luck of the Irish is with you. Want to know what’s going on in town for St. Patrick’s Day? Look no further. The fine folks at Do502 crafted up a great list of events and essentials. Our top pick isn’t on the list, so we’ll put it right here: St. Patrick’s Day at the Irish Rover. May the luck of the Irish be with you.
Saturday (3/18) Sleigh Bells – Mark your calendars folks! Sleigh Bells, American noise pop musical duo based in Brooklyn, are coming to Mercury Ballroom this Saturday! Doors open at 8 PM, show starts at 9 PM. Tickets start at $25. Want to win tickets? Of course you do! Enter to win at new2lou.do502.com.
Sunday (3/19) Recent Alien Abductions – We don’t know about you, but we love the X-Files, so when Actors Theatre of Louisville announced this show we literally squealed. Álvaro, the main character, is searching for a lost episode of the X-Files that he swears has been mysteriously altered. Could this missing episode be proof of a larger conspiracy? We certainly think so. Show runs March 17 – April 9, 2017. Tickets start at $25.
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Wednesday (3/22) Music Without Borders – Teddy Abrams and the Louisville Orchestra offer music by each section of the orchestra. There are amazing works for wind orchestras and glorious pieces for string bands. A piece for the brass section is sure to show-off the heroics of the trumpets and trombones. Tickets are $20. Show runs March 22 – April 20 at the Kentucky Center. Tickets are $20.
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.
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