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WED Sep 3rd

Diamond Pub (Highlands) – Open Mic w/ Louisville Arts Live

Diamond Pub (St. Matthews) – Chad and Karsten; 10p.m.

Gerstles – Kimmet & Doug

Haymarket Whiskey Bar – Dohse

The Hideaway Saloon – Roots of Rebellion; 10 p.m., $4

Third Street Dive – Open Mic/Band Showcase w/The Fidlam Bends, Justin Payne; 8:30 p.m.

The New Vintage – The Independents, Spirit Animal, Needles & Pins: Ramone’s

Tribute; 8 p.m., $10-12

Nowhere Bar – Wednesdays w/Zach Longoria; 5 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza New Albany – Mike Williams


THUR Sep 4th

Decca – DJ’s JR Robinson (Wrekmeister Harmonies) & Janet Beveridge Bean; 9 p.m.

Diamond Pub (Highlands) – Benefit Concert for Mary Conway; $5, 8p.m.; Derick Howard; 10p.m.

Diamond Pub (St. Matthews) – Soul Circus Unplugged; 10p.m.

Gerstles – Me & You

The Hideaway Saloon – War Panties; 10 p.m., $3

Iroquois Ampitheater – Tedeschi Trucks Band

Manny & Merle – Joey Constantine; 8 p.m.

Metro Hall – The Mayor’s Art & Music Series w/CPHR DVN

The New Vintage – Ruby the Rabbitfoot, Christian Lee Hutson, Joann & The Dakota; 8 p.m., $5-8

Nowhere Bar – Thursday Throwdown; 5 p.m.

The Rudyard Kipling – Open Mic; 10 p.m.

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – T.N.T. Thursday night Throwdown; 9 p.m.

Wick’s Pizza New Albany – Open Mic Variety Night

Zanzabar – The Legendary Shack Shakers, Whiskey Shivers, Whiskey Bent Valley; 8 p.m., $10


FRI Sep 5th

Diamond Pub (Highlands) – Speaker Acoustic / ST8Jakkit/ Soul River Brown; 10p.m.; Love Never Fails Album Release Concert; 7p.m., $12.

Diamond Pub (St. Matthews) – Ricky Morse Music/Ryan Dishmen/Bob Anonymous; 5p.m.

Gerstles – Muji Fuji, Stereo Empire, Mark Conover, War Panties

The Hideaway Saloon – The Pranksters; 10:30 p.m., $5

Jim Porter’s – Tinsley Ellis; 7 p.m., $15

JR’s Pub – JD Shelburne; 8 p.m.

The Louisville Palace – The Piano Guys

Manny & Merle – George Molton; 10 p.m.

Nowhere Bar –Glitter Titz; 10 p.m., $5

Phoenix Hill Tavern – Hellfire Militia, Bury the Wicked, Creature of Exile, All But Dead, Sons of Medusa; 10 p.m., $5

The Rudyard Kipling – First Friday The Rud Singer/Songwriter Showcase; 10 p.m.

Stadium Joe’s – Mike Williams

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Kingbees; 9:30 p.m.

Third Street Dive – Outhouse Etiquette, The Blue Matches, Shi-Zhu-Nami; 10 p.m., $5

Tin Roof – Frankie Friday; 6:30/Who is BC?; 10:30

Wick’s Pizza Middletown – Karaoke With Lisa


Zanzabar – How To Dress Well; 8 p.m., $12-14


SAT Sep 6th

Baxter’s Bar and Grill – Gas Money

Boot Scoot – Jefferson Tarc Bus

Diamond Pub (Highlands) – Soul River Brown and the Foundation Band; 10p.m.; Blaze Ya Dead Homey; 6:30p.m., $15

Diamond Pub (St. Matthews) – The John Hager Band/Wicked Sinsation; 10p.m.

Gerstles –  Tony & The Tan Lines, Tom Wietcha

Haymarket Whiskey Bar – Jonathan Glenn Wood, Joan Shelly, Nathan Salsburg, Hallows

The Hideaway Saloon – Blues and Grays; 11 p.m., $5

Iroquois Ampitheater – The Monarchs, Ladies for Liberty

JR’s Pub – JD Shelburne; 8 p.m.

Manny & Merle – Old Souls; 7 p.m.

The Mercury Ballroom – Cherub, Ghost Beach

The New Vintage – Gypsy Comet, Dan Tedesco, John Clay; 8 p.m., $8

Ramada Plaza & Conference Center – Farruko

The Rudyard Kipling – The Blue Soul Gypsys

Stadium Joe’s – Mike Williams

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Tarnations, Old School; 7:30 p.m.

Third Street Dive – Some Kind of Nightmare, The Jereactors, Unlikely Hero, Kriadiaz; 10 p.m., $5

Zanzabar – Bishop Allen, Jesse Marchant; 8 p.m., $10


SUN Sep 7th

Diamond Pub (Highlands) – Corey and Stacey; 10p.m.; Orgin; 6:30p.m., $18

Diamond Pub (St. Matthews) –  John Hager; 10p.m.

Gerstles – The Pranksters

Headliners Music Hall – Reggae Block Party Featuring World Force Reggae; 1 p.m., $3-5

The Mercury Ballroom – Jake Miller, Jacob Latimore, Meghan Trainor

The New Vintage – D.R.I., Black God, The Decline Effect, Another Mistake; 8 p.m., $10-15

The Rudyard Kipling – Zane Hilton; brunch

Third Street Dive – Cutthroat Shamrock, The Slams (Bluegrass Punk); 9 p.m., $5


MON Sep 8th

Diamond Pub (Highlands) – Bob Anonymous; 11p.m.

Diamond Pub (St. Matthews) – Ricky Morse Music; 10p.m.

Gerstles – Petar Mandic

Nowhere Bar – Monday Madness; 5 p.m.


TUES Sep 9th

Decca – Louisville Orchestra’s Music Director Teddy Abrams; 7:30 p.m.

Diamond Pub (St. Matthews) – Carlos and Doug; 10p.m.

Gerstles – Butch Rice

Nowhere Bar – Tipsy Tuesdays Karaoke w/Lisa; 7 p.m.

Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – World Famous Tuesday night Blues Jam; 9 p.m.

Tin Roof – Frankie Friday

Zanzabar – Broncho; 8 p.m., $8