Monthly Archives: June 2009

Waterfront Wednesday @ Waterfront Park

Wednesday, June 24 Waterfront Park’s Harbor Lawn www.wfpk.org Free; 5 p.m.  Featuring bands Hill Country Revue, Jonell Mosser and Guggenheim Grotto.

Waterfront Wed. After Party @ Derby City Espresso

Wednesday, June 24 Derby City Espresso 331 E. Market St. 442-0523 www.myspace.com/derbycityespresso Free; 10 p.m. Featuring bands Buck Holiday and Scotland’s Rodent Emporium.

Benyaro @ Flanagan’s

Wednesday, June 24 Flanagan’s Ale House 934 Baxter Ave. 585-3700 Free; 7 p.m. Playing tonight with NYC’s Benyaro is Leigh Ann Yost and Kathleen Hoye.

‘Menopause The Musical’ @ Actors Theatre

June 23-28 Actors Theatre 316 W. Main St. 584-1205 www.menopausethemusical.com $35-$45; 7 p.m.  See what happens when hot flashes attack. A coming-to-that-age musical comedy.

Nautical Fox @ Skull Alley

Tuesday, June 23 Skull Alley 1017 E. Broadway 749-9541 $5; 7 p.m. Also playing are bands Flotation Walls and Idaho Alaska.

Big John Richardson @ Comedy Caravan

June 23-25 Comedy Caravan 1250 Bardstown Road  459-0022  www.comedycaravan.com   Mixing social commentary and stories from his own life, John has developed a unique perspective with a delivery that is best described as “Cosbyesque.” With the slogan “Clean Comedy for Dirty Minds,” because he does not believe comedy needs to be bleeped, a huge stage presence […]

Sub Rosa: The Gypsie Courtyard @ Diamonds

Monday, June 22 Diamonds 3814 Frankfort Ave. 895-7513 Free; 8 p.m. An open-mic night hosted by Divinity Rose.

Night of Jazz @ Comedy Caravan

Monday, June 22 Comedy Caravan Mid-City Mall www.comedycaravan.com $8; 7:30 p.m. Tonight’s program features the Bobby Falk Group, OK Kino and an open jam session following the show.

‘Playing With Fire’ @ Gallery Janjobe

Through July 18 Gallery Janjobe Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center 1860 Mellwood Ave. Gallery Janjobe presents “Playing With Fire: Flameworked Glass Bead Jewelry,” featuring work by 11 of Kentucky’s best lampworkers. The show will showcase the work of Joan Carter, Fran Ferrell, Lisa Fowler, Jackie Gedrose, Jimmy Lou Jackson, Ann Klem, Joy Lait, Clair Raabe, Becky Schupbach, Leah […]

Louisville Bats vs. Gwinnett Braves @ Slugger Field

Monday, June 22 Slugger Field 361-3100  $6-$10; 7:05 p.m.

Downs after Dark @ Churchill Downs

Friday, June 19  Churchill Downs  700 Central Avenue  (502) 636-4400   http://www.churchilldowns.com/downs-after-dark 6 p.m. ; $10  The first ever set of night races at Churchill Downs will kick off with a bang this evening as the historic racetrack turns into party central. Food and drink specials, a special guest DJ, a beer garden and live […]

Joel McHale @ Skull Alley

Friday, June 19  The Palace Theater  625 South Fourth Street  (502) 583-4555 8 p.m. ; $32.50-$39.50  Usually flexing his comedy muscle on the E! Network show “The Soup,” which skewers pop culture by showing interesting bits of T.V. from the previous week, McHale will grace Louisville audiences with his comic antics. All those itching for […]

Weekender: June 20-21

•Tiffany & Indigo Girls @ Kentuckiana Pride Fest Saturday, June 20 The Belvedere www.kentuckianapridefestival.com $5; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.  (9 p.m. – Tiffany; 10 p.m. – Indigo Girls)  As The Beatles would say, come together, right now. No better time to love thy neighbor than at this year’s Kentuckiana Pride Fest. 80s pop princess Tiffany goes […]

Of Mice and Men @ Kentucky Center

Friday, June 19  Kentucky Center for the Arts  501 West Main Street  (502) 584-7777 www.kentuckycenter.org 8 p.m. ; $15, $12 for groups of ten or more  Remember reading this Steinbeck classic as a freshman in high school? No? Well refresh your memory as the Wayward Actors Company breathes theatrical life into the story of two […]

Very Emergency @ Uncle Pleasants

Friday, June 19  Uncle Pleasants  2126 South Preston St.  (502) 634-4147  9 p.m.  Lexington rockers Very Emergency will make the trip down I-64 to rock out behind their debut album The Getaway. Blending punk rock swagger with a pensive indie rock artistry, these guys will make for a nice evening for all those ready let […]

Carla Wallace honored @ Kentuckiana Pride Festival Parade

Friday, June 19  Tryangles Bar (209 S. Preston St.) to the Belvedere 8 p.m. Carla Wallace, long-time leader of Louisville’s LGBT civil rights and anti-racist movements, and co-founder of the Fairness Campaign, will be honored for her achievements by leading the annual Kentuckiana Pride Festival Parade through downtown Louisville as Grand Marshall.   

Improvisations in Word and Sound @ The Rudyard Kipling

Friday, June 19 Rudyard Kipling 422 W. Oak St. $7; 10 p.m. The Bobby Falk group have performed regularly around town since 2006. Bandleader Falk has been a jazz musician, a composer, drummer and percussionist. In addition to performing and composing, Falk teaches at drums and percussion at the Kentucky School for the Blind, as […]

Shipping News @ Skull Alley

Friday, June 19  Skull Alley 1017 E. Broadway www.skullalley.net $5; 7 p.m.; all ages Don’t lie. You thought, in quiet moments, that the age of all-ages venues imploded from a lack of organization, discipline and interest. Jamie Prott and Allyson Lowery have proven you wrong. Since it opened last June, Skull Alley has become a […]

Doug Paisley @ Swan Dive

Thursday, June 18 Swan Dive 921 Swan St. $5; 8 p.m. An evening that’s touched with the unexpected, but it fairly shouts of low-key high quality. We’re talking about a varied lineup, leaning on alt-singer/songwriter sounds, at the Swan Dive. So, how do you have a great beer-bar in Germantown without a genuine ’wurst in […]

Arnez J @ Improv Louisville

June 18-20 Improv Louisville Fourth Street Live www.improvlouisville.com $23; various times Improv Louisville welcomes comedian Arnez J. Rapidly becoming one of the most talked about comedians, Arnez J’s charisma and physical agility are unforgettable. With the physicality of Jim Carrey, his brand of comedy has dubbed him “the black Jerry Lewis.” Arnez currently co-hosts the No. […]