Music, Film & Art!

Music, Film & Art!

What’s on the radar? Music, Film & Art! We’ve handpicked the best events in Lou just for you who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Check out our New2Lou calendar at Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop. And don’t forget to give us a follow on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram; you’ll be glad you did!

IdeaFestival2015Now - Friday (10/2) Idea Festival - Idea Festival is finally here! What’s Idea Festival? A 3-day event at the Kentucky Center celebrating innovation, imagination and world-changing ideas. We went last year and it fueled our creativity long after the event, so totally worth it! And we’ve got a sweet deal for you: New2Lou ticket DISCOUNT CODE 10OFF.

Wednesday (9/30) Waterfront Wednesday - Free summer concerts presented by WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation on the last Wednesday of every month. Featured artists this month: Wax Fang, Here We Go Magic, and Vandaveer. Music starts at 6 pm. Free and open to the public.

IF_FilmThursday (10/1) - Sunday (10/4) IF Film - Film screenings over four days as a part of IdeaFestival 2015Festival activities include film screenings, Q&A’s with filmmakers and actors, live music, and a filmmaker reception. General admission tickets are $12, festival passes are $95.

FirstFridayHopFriday (10/2) First Friday Hop -Free event on the first Friday of every month in historic West Main district and trendy NuLu DistrictHop on any ZeroBus for a FREE ride to 50+ unique boutiques, artists, and restaurants along the First Friday Hop route from 5-11 pm.

Friday (10/2) - Sunday (10/4) St. James Art Show - 59th annual art show held the first weekend in October in the heart of historic Old Louisville.  Over 750 exhibitors and voted best art show in the nation by the trade journal Sunshine Artist in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009 &  2010. Sign up to Volunteer.

Saturday (10/3) Louder Than Life Festival - 2nd Annual festival focused on “music, whiskey, gourmet man food”, not sure what that last one is. Anywho, on the lineup are some serious rockers including Rob Zombie, ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more. Single day tickets start at $64.50. Enter to win a pair at

On the Radar

Wednesday (10/7) Taste of Louisville - We all know that Louisville is a serious foodie town right? Here’s your chance to sample Louisville’s best appetizers, entrees, desserts, cocktails and more! Party starts at 6 pm at Louisville Executive Aviation and tickets start at $50. Enter to win a pair at

Thursday (10/8) Wigs on Tap - Put on your BEST WIG and join the Gilda’s Club Associate Board at the eighth annual Wigs on Tap! Live music, beer, cocktails, small plates, raffle drawings, and the Best Wig Contest! Tickets are $40. Proceeds benefit Gilda’s Club Louisville. Party starts at 6 pm.

StartupWeekendFriday (10/9) - Sunday (10/11) Startup Weekend Louisville - Whether you are looking for feedback on an idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup. Registration starts at $49.

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