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WED Oct 1st
Gerstles – Kimmet & Doug
Headliners Music Hall – Ron Pope, Frances Cone, Von Grey; 8 p.m., $15
Jim Porters – Mixed Bag Wednesday From Dj’s to Country, Rock to Jazz, Comedy to Blues, Rockabilly and everything in between/Brent Johnson & The Call Up; 8 p.m.
The New Vintage – John the Conqueror
Phoenix Hill – Fox Retro Rewind w/Despite the Fallen, Rock Brigade w/the Over-Reactors
The Rudyard Kipling – Rachel Stump, Joe Firstman
Shenanigans – Mickey Clark & Friends; 8 p.m.
Tin Roof – Backroad Anthem; 9 p.m.
Third Street Dive – Open Mic/Band Showcase w/The Fidlam Bends; 8:30 p.m.
Zanzabar – All Them Witches, Across Tundras
THUR Oct 2nd
Bud’s Tavern – Jim Dishman & Rick Robbins – Bongoman; 8 p.m.
Decca – Hip Hop Spot & Taco Shop – DJ Rugger; 10:30 p.m., $3-4 Tacos, $5 Drinks
Diamonds Pub & Billiards – Derick Howard
Four Pegs Beer Lounge – Open mic hosted by Brent Mathis; 7:30 p.m.
Gerstles – Me & You
Haymarket Whiskey Bar – Country Willie Edwards; 9 p.m.
Headliners Music Hall – Paul Thorn Band; 8 p.m., $20-23
Jim Porters – Thursday U-Call-It Dance Night w/the Derby City Little Big Band; 8 p.m./Karaoke w/Steve in the Melody Bar; 9 p.m.
Manny & Merle – Dallas Moore; 8 p.m.
The Mercury Ballroom – Sigmapalooze w/Josh Thompson and Brinley Addington
Metro Hall – The Mayor’s Art & Music Series w/Laurie Jessup and Cort Duggins; 11:30 a.m.
Phoenix Hill – L.A.K Night w/By The Bushel
The Rudyard Kipling – The Whiskey Charmers, The Porch Possums; 10 p.m., $5
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – T.N.T. Thursday night Throwdown; 9 p.m.
Third Street Dive – Karoake; 9 p.m.
Time and Space – Highland’s Beat Club w/Montego; 9 p.m.
Wick’s Pizza New Albany – Open Mic Variety Night
Zanzabar – The David Mayfield Parade, Desert Noises; 8 p.m., $10
FRI Oct 3rd
Amy Z’s – Too Far Gone; 10 p.m.
Gerstles – The Decades, Vendors Unplugged, Strung Out Loud
Haymarket Whiskey Bar – First Friday Trolley Hop w/Squeezebot, Midnight Hour Sound System (front bar)/Dream Eye Color Wheel, Cliffs, Indigo Wild, Tall Squares (music hall)
Headliners Music Hall – Of Montreal, Pillar Point, The Deloreans; 9 p.m., $17-20
Jim Porter’s – The Brutally Handsome Band; 7 p.m., $10
Magnolia Bar – Black Tar Prophet, Forest of Tygers
Manny & Merle – Ricky Morse; 10 p.m.
Nach Bar – ReSurfaced After Party w/D’Arkestra; 11 p.m., free
Nowhere Bar – Glitter Titz; 10 p.m., $5
Phoenix Hill – Louder Than Life Pre-Party w/Wicked Sinsation, Eddy Metal’s Original Rock Showcase w/Bury the Wicked, Join the Dead, Thread, Redhed, Seasons Decay, and the Over-Reactors; free w/proof of festival ticket purchase
ReSurfaced – Jalin Roze, DJ Sam Sneed; 8 p.m., free
The Rudyard Kipling – First Friday The Rud Singer/Songwriter Showcase
Seidenfaden’s – Cool Records w/Kevin Coultas; 10 p.m.
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – The Predators; 9:30 p.m.
Third Street Dive – Lester X. Bolles Birthday Bash (Day 1) featuring: The Jereactors, Tyrants, Spontaneous Internal Combustion; 10 p.m., $5
Tin Roof – Frankie Friday; 6:30 p.m.
Wick’s Pizza Middletown – Karaoke With Lisa
Zanzabar – Il Sogno Del Marinaio (w/Mike Watt); 8 p.m., $15
SAT Oct 4th
Champion’s Park – Louder Than Life Festival featuring Judas Priest, Korn, Limp Bizkit, Stone Temple Pilots, Mastodon, Flaw, and more.
The Cure Lounge – Sherbert
Decca – Rick Rizzo and Paul K; 9 p.m.
Freedom Hall – Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett, Parmalee
Gerstles – Soul Rebel, JJ Wylie Band, Bari Leigh
Haymarket Whiskey Bar – Not Tonight Josephine, Frailty, City Under Siege, and To Die Alone; 8 p.m.
Jim Porters – Spare Change, Copperfield, Str8 Jakkit
Manny & Merle – George Stearman; 10 p.m.
Meta – The Derby City Soul Club w/Deejays Matt Anthony & Kim Sorise; 10 p.m.
Open Gallery – Cher Von Record Release Show w/tHingsHape, and Shutaro Noguchi
Phoenix Hill – Louder Than Life After Party w/Wicked Sinsation, Van Waylon, and Mooseknuckle; free w/proof of festival ticket purchase
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Soul Circus; 9:30 p.m.
Third Street Dive – Lester X. Bolles Birthday Bash (Day 2) featuring: Gang Green, The Jereactors, Middle Class Mishief, River City Sinners; 10 p.m., $5 or Free w/Louder Than Life Fest Wristband
Zanzabar – J Mascis, Kevin Drew; 8 p.m., $20
SUN Oct 5th
Champion’s Park – Louder Than Life Festival featuring Kid Rock, Papa Roach, P.O.D., Buckcherry, Five Finger Death Punch, and more.
Cherokee Park – Big Rock Jazz & Blues Fest; 2 p.m.
Diamond Pub Concert Hall – Prong; 8 p.m., $12
Gerstles – The Pranksters
Haymarket Whiskey Bar – Bonded Bourbon and Bluegrass Jam w/Hickory Vaught (front bar)/Dent May, Andrew Rinehart, Ted Tyro (music hall); 9 p.m.
Hideaway Saloon – Les Racquet
MON Oct 6th
Decca – The Buzzard; 8 p.m.
Dreamland – Steve Gunn, Mary Lattimore/Jeff Zeigler Duo; 7 p.m. $10
Gerstles – Petar Mandic
Haymarket Whiskey Bar – Vinyl Night
The Mercury Ballroom – Coheed and Cambria, Thank you Scientist, Neverender Iksse
Third Street Dive – Karaoke; 9 p.m.
TUES Oct 7th
Buckhead (Bardstown Road) – Mickey Clark, Dale Perry; 5 p.m.
Gerstles – Tom Weitecha
Jim Porters – Bop Night; 6 p.m.
Nowhere Bar – Tipsy Tuesdays Karaoke w/Lisa; 7 p.m.
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – World Famous Tuesday night Blues Jam; 9 p.m.
Third Street Dive – Sinister Girl Presents: All Request; 11 p.m.
Zanzabar – Ex Hex, Speedy Ortiz, Xerxes; 8 p.m., $10-12