MONDAY, Oct. 11
Greg Bortnichak/Emily Ravenscraft/Beau Bradley
$5 | 8 p.m.
Three musicians play Mag Bar: Greg Bortnichak is a classically-trained cellist who specializes in live-looping with his electric cello. Emily Ravenscraft is a violinist and composer who uses her loop pedal “to create dark, textural melodies.” Beau Bradly is a singer-songwriter whose honest lyricism is tinged with cynical sarcasm. Mag Bar requires proof of vaccination.
TUESDAY, Oct. 12
Gravely Brewing Co.
Free | 7-9 p.m.
Enjoy a free night of laughs with nine comedians from Louisville and beyond, including Mat Alano-Martin, the founder of Bloomington, Indiana’s Limestone Comedy Festival and Will Concannon, the winner of this year’s fest.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 13
Phases: Electroacoustic ‘Open Mic’
The Flamingo Lounge
No cover | 8 p.m.
Any type of performance is welcome at this experimental open mic… except for that singer-songwriter with a guitar stuff. Performers are asked to bring a simple setup. The Flamingo Lounge requires proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test.
THURSDAY, Oct. 14
Pepsi Plaza Concert Series With The Jesse Lees
Free | 5 p.m.
Catch The Jesse Lees playing outside the KFC Yum! Center this Thursday. There will also be roving performances from Cirque Louie, local food trucks, a cash bar and giveaways and door prizes. (This is a rescheduled event from last week.)
Planet of the Tapes
Free | 8 p.m.
It’s a themed comedy competition! Your fighters are given a topic (this week, it’s “Zoo”), and tasked with making the audience laugh through any means necessary (stand-up, characters, visual comedy, improv, etc.) And you, viewers, will decide the winner. Planet of the Tapes requires proof of vaccination.
Original Rock Showcase
Tin Roof Louisville
No cover | 8 p.m.
Listen to some original rock ’n’ roll from Matt Man & The Shine Runners (Nashville), Hillbilly Herald (L.A.) and Dusty Bo & The Contraband.
FRIDAY, Oct. 15
2nd Annual Shelby Park Pumpkin Patch
Free | 4-7 p.m.
Shelby Park will be turned into a pumpkin patch this Friday. You can pick one up for free, as well as a carving kit. There will also be a beer garden, hosted by Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy, food and free COVID vaccines.
Canvassing on Jail Overcrowding and Cash Bail
Free | 5 p.m.
Louisville Showing Up For Racial Justice is looking for canvassers to go door-to-door, informing Louisville residents about deteriorating conditions at the county jail and advocating for an end to cash bail. Canvassers are required to wear masks.
Movies in the Park: ‘Goosebumps’
St. Matthews Community Park
Free | 6:15 p.m.
Wear your costume to this spooky outdoor movie night. The flick is the 2015 film “Goosebumps” and there will be a contest for best dressed.
Spooky SZN Silent Disco!
Falls City Brewing Co.
$5 | 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Monster mash it up to some creepy tunes at a spooky szn edition of Louisville Silent Disco.
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