Ready to mix and mingle with the coolest folks in town?!? Of course you are! Join us tonight at Mercury Ballroom. We’re partnering with KY Opera YPOP and Voice Tribune to host a killer fashion show! Live performances by Kentucky Opera, fashion show featuring local boutiques, complimentary appetizers, prizes and more! Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Party starts at 5:30 pm.
So what’s on the radar this week? Fashion, Flea and Football! 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 (8/10) Anything Goes! Just Go To Kentucky Opera - We’re partnering up with KY Opera YPOP and Voice Tribune to host a killer fashion show! Join us for a creative cocktail party showcasing this Fall’s best looks for being seen at KY Opera! Tickets are only $15 and includes entertainment, complimentary light bites from Wilshire Pantry, cash bar, prizes, early access to Madame Butterfly tickets and more! Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. See you tonight!
Thursday (8/11) The Louisville Ballet/Kentucky Shakespeare “Shakespeare in Dance” - Enjoy a fantastic performance in the magical amphitheater in Old Louisville Central Park. Doors open at 7:00 PM, food available from Will’s Tavern, Smok’N Cantina & Louisville Dessert Truck. Pre-show starts at 7:15 PM with Voodoo Economics. Show starts at 8 PM. Free and open to the public. Show runs through August 14th.
Friday (8/12) Foxhollow Farm Sunset Concert Series - Spend this Friday evening under the stars at the Foxhollow Farm concert series. This month’s featured artists are the Midnight Vultures: The Music of Beck - Cheyenne Mize with Curio Key Club. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The show starts at 6:00 PM. The series continues on the 2nd Friday of every month through September.
Saturday (8/13) Louisville City FC - The boys are back in town this Saturday! Head down to Louisville Slugger Field to cheer on our home team Louisville City FC against the Rochester Rhinos. Tickets start at $15 and the game starts at 7:30 p.m. Join the pre-party with Do502, el Jimador and Red Bull on the corner of East Witherspoon St. and North Preston St. from 5:30-7:30 pm. #prosoccerprocity #purplearmy
Saturday (8/13) - Sunday (8/14) Fleatiques “Louisville’s Newest Outdoor Market” - You know we’re the curators of all things new, right?!? Well let us introduce you to Louisville’s newest outdoor market. Food trucks and local vendors will be on the front lawn of Mellwood Arts Center. Series continues on the 2nd weekend of every month through October and a portion of the sales will support a different local non-profit each month, win-win.
Sunday (8/14) An Evening with Chris Botti - World famous Trumpeter and multiple Grammy Award-winning entertainer Chris Botti is coming to the Kentucky Center this Sunday! He has established himself as one of the most innovative musicians in contemporary music and has recorded and performed with a constellation of stars including Sting, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, and Barbara Streisand. Tickets start at $45 and show starts at 7 PM.
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Wednesday (8/17) Beach House, with Entrance - We are soooooo excited to see one of our fav artists Beach House in one of our fav local music venues Headliners Music Hall next Wednesday! Last time we saw them was a Forecastle a few years back and they killed it. So we sure they’ll kill it again. Tickets are $28. Door open at 7 PM, show starts at 8 PM. We’ll see you there!
Thursday (8/25) Ben Rector - Early notice, but we don’t want you to miss out on this awesome show! Ben Rector, American musician based in Nashville, Tennessee, is coming to the Mercury Ballroom on Thursday (8/25). Never been to Mercury Ballroom?!? We’re here to help! We’ve got a pair of tickets just for you…enter here —> new2lou.do502.com. Good luck!
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