5 Things To Do This Weekend In Louisville (6/4)

FRIDAY, June 4

Big Atomic Album Release
$15  |  8 p.m.
Jam band the Big Atomic is celebrating its new EP, Body Politic, with two nights of shows at Zanzabar. On Friday, “soul experience” Driftwood Gypsy joins them. On Saturday, Kiana & The Sun Kings and their R&B and soul swap ‘em out. While you’re there, buy Big Atomic’s latest release and your money will benefit Change Today, Change Tomorrow. 


Bourbon, Blues & Brews Festival
21st in Germantown
No cover  |  3 p.m.-midnight
The 21st in Germantown bar is throwing its own outdoor blues festival featuring Laurie Jane & The 45s, Revelators, The Saints and daMudcats. At 9 p.m., the party will transition inside for a performance by Blues & Greys. 

Drag Race: Derrick Barry
$20  |  9 p.m.
If you haven’t heard, Britney Spears isn’t performing currently (#FreeBritney), but you can still get the Spears experience with this show by premier Britney illusionist and Drag Race star, Derrick Barry — at Play for one night only.

SUNDAY, June 6

Celebrating Community with ‘Promise, Witness, Remembrance’
Speed Art Museum
Free  |  10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Come see the Speed Art Museum’s exhibit honoring the legacy of Breonna Taylor and enjoy food, art and more from the community. There will be:  create-your-own Black Out Poetry and artwork inspired by Nari Ward’s “We the People,” lunch from Black-owned food trucks, Storytime in the Galleries with author Brittany Thurman, chalk portraits and a live art-making demonstration from artist/muralist Jaylin Stewart, a gardening and planting how-to from Garden Girl Foods, a photo booth, a health fair to honor Breonna Taylor’s passion for healthcare and a candid, meaningful conversation with Teal Table Talks at 2 p.m.. The event is free, but you should reserve tickets online. 

Seedling Giveaway / Garden Variety Puppet Show
Highlands Community Ministries
Free  |  3-5 p.m.
Seeds with a show. The Louisville Urban Agriculture Coalition is handing out free vegetable seedlings from 3-5 p.m. And at 4:30 p.m., the fanciful Squallis Puppeteers will appear for a 30 minute show. Bring a blanket or chair to sit on.