5 things to do this weekend in Louisville (1/12)

FRIDAY

Catch a show!
Mag Bar and Kaiju
Both $5  |  Times vary
Mag Bar is hosting a night of punk and pop music with performances (starting at 10 p.m.) by the post-punk band On The Bang, Milwaukee’s own power-pop fuzz band Faux Fiction and a punk band with a dash of new wave pop — The Feedback. Or you could join Kaiju for a night of local music (starting at 9 p.m.) with alternative band Bruised Fruit, singer-songwriter Zack Stefanski and improv noise, krautrock band droneroom.

SATURDAY

Louisville Rock Lottery 2
Headliners Music Hall
$15  |  10 p.m.
The concept is crazy — like a fox! The Louisville Rock Lottery takes 25 musicians, randomly divides them into five bands at the beginning of the day, and asks them to come back with a new song, ready to perform, 12 hours later. Last year’s inaugural show resulted in an enormous creative outburst. So it was a no-brainer to continue it this year. See an all-new lineup perform their musical creations at 10 p.m. this Saturday at Headliners Music Hall. To read more about the event click here.

Bierhalle
German American Club
No cover  |  6-10 p.m.
It’s that time again! Join the German American Club in its bierhalle (think indoor biergarten) for a night of authentic German cuisine and live music by The Rheingold Band, a German-themed polka, waltz and Rheinlander band. Foods for sale include schnitzel, jägerschnitzel, zigeunerschnitzle, spätzle, bratwurst, sauerkraut, German potato salad, sauerkraut balls and, of course, pretzels and beer cheese.

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The Dark Market At Radio Arcane: Winterfeirer
Art Sanctuary
No cover  |  7 p.m.-midnight
The Dark Market, your place for curated, nighttime oddities and art, is teaming up with Radio Arcane for a Winterfeirer (aka winter celebration). Expect to find art and oddities by over 15 local artists including Yoko Molotov, Dandelion and Ryan Case; and live music provided by DJs Thulsa Goon and Talamasca.

SUNDAY

Girls Rock Louisville 2017 Album Release Party
Guestroom Records

No cover  |  11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Girls Rock Louisville teaches girls, trans and gender-nonconforming youth how to rock through a week-long summer camp. The camp ends in a showcase with all of the bands formed during the camp, a live concert and a compilation album. And you can buy the CD this Sunday at Guestroom Records at the official release party. At the party you will also find snacks and a cake made by Sweet Surrender Bakery.

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