Arts + Geeks + Mermen

So what’s going on this week in Louisville? Arts + Geeks + Mermen! We’ve handpicked the best events in Lou, just for you who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Visit our online event calendar at and give us a follow on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Stick close to us and we’ll have you plugged into the community in no time.

Wednesday (9/5) Trivia Night at Galaxie - Attention Trivia Gurus! Round up your trivia friends and head to Galaxie Bar tonight for some Wednesday night fun! Enjoy free Team Trivia, drinks and good food. Enjoy $5 Old Fashioneds and Palomas. We highly recommend snagging a wakatakas or wakamole. Top 3 teams win $60 in gift certificates. Trivia starts at 7:30 pm.

Thursday (9/6) Louisville Geek Dinner - Geeks unite over food! Are you into techie things, like food and want to meet new people? Then this event is just for you! Join local self-proclaimed geeks for dinner and techie discussions this Thursday at Oskars Slider Bar from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Event is FREE, but you’ll need to RSVP so they can hold a spot for you.

Friday (9/7) Old Louisville Live - Your Friday night just got upgraded. Head down Old Louisville for Old Louisville Live this Friday from 8:00 to 11:00 pm. R&B artists Junior J and Shania Robison will heating up the stage with their hot R&B sounds. Food trucks will onsite and Old louisville Brewery will be serving up fine beers. FREE and family-friendly event (in case you have some kiddos).

Friday (9/7) Old Crow Medicine Show - Friday is so hot, we also had to add the Old Crow Medicine Show to the list. 91.9 WFPK is proud to present Old Crow Medicine Show, American string band based in Nashville, live at the Louisville Palace this Friday night. Doors open at 7:00 PM, show starts at 8:00 PM. Tickets are still available and start at $39.50. Enter to win a pair at

Friday (9/7) Moon Taxi w/ Carly Johnson and Luthi - Since we have more tickets to give away and you know its Friday, we snagged one more concert for the list! Moon Taxi, indie band from Nashville, local fav Carly Johnson and Luthis will be at Iroquois Amphitheater this Friday night. Tickets start at $29.50. Enter to win a pair at

Saturday (9/8) Bibbidi Bobbidi Ballroom Bash - Love to belt out Disney tunes? Then this is definitely your gig. Step into a whole new world when The Little Mermen (mer-MAN mer-MAN, haha) perform your favorite Disney hits this Saturday at Mercury Ballroom! Plus Yelp is joining the party too! Tickets are only $12. Use code SUMMER for discounted tickets. Enter to win a pair at

Saturday (9/8) - Sunday (9/10) Big Four Arts Festival - The Big Four Arts Festival is a FREE event featuring 180+ artists, international cuisine, children’s activities, and entertainment. Located underneath the Big Four Bridge, it’s the perfect opportunity to stroll around the festival and over to Indiana. The festival runs from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday.

Sunday (9/10) Taste of Frankfort Avenue - Enjoy a sampling of appetizers, entrées and desserts representing Frankfort Avenue’s finest restaurants this Sunday at the Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center. Also expect pop-up shops and interactive booths. Tickets are $45 for General Admission, $100 for Sip and Swig VIP. Proceeds benefit the United Crescent Hill Ministries. Party starts at 5:00 pm.

On the Radar

Tuesday (9/11) Mat Kearney - CrazyTalk Fall 2018 Tour - Mark your calendars. Mat Kearney has toured with some of the biggest music superstars including Kelly Clarkson & John Mayar and will be performing live at Mercury Ballroom next Tuesday. Word is he puts on a stellar show so you certainly don’t want to miss out. Tickets start at $12. Want to win a pair? Enter to win a pair at

Wednesday (9/12) New2Lou September Social - Early notice, but we’re already so excited to meet more cool new folks and assuming you are too. Mark your calendars for our September social at a NuLu hot spot, the Taj. We’ll be partying it up on the back patios so plenty of room and a super sweet space too. Event is FREE w/ RSVP. All welcome, even if you are “Old2Lou” (wink).