10 Things To Do This Week For $5 And Under In Louisville (2/7-2/11)

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9

Spoken Word
Black Jockeys Lounge
No cover  |  5 p.m.
No experience is needed to participate int his spoken word night at the Black Jockeys Lounge. 

Wednesdays With: Shark Sandwich & Routine Caffeine
The Wiggle Room
$5  |  8 p.m.
A budget show at a new bar with solid local musicians — it’s a good opportunity to venture out and experience something that’s not that same old routine. The lineup is great, with the energetic punk of Shark Sandwich, the golden indie rock of Routine Caffeine and Roy G. Biv DJing. 

THURSDAY, Feb. 10

Fairness Rally and Lobby
Kentucky Capitol, Frankfort
Free  |  8:30 a.m.
Kentucky Fairness floods the state capitol for the day to campaign for LGBTQ+ rights. The day starts with a group meeting at 8:30 a.m. in the Capitol rotunda. Afterward, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., advocates will participate in group lobbying. The day will end with a rally in the rotunda at 1:30 p.m. For a list of Fairness’ stances this year, go here.

Free Online Paint Night ‘Valentines Flare’
Virtual
Free  |  6:30-8 p.m.
No experience necessary at this free online Valentine’s-themed painting class. BYO supplies or pick them up for $15.

De-Lovely Pianaoke
The Bard’s Town Theatre
No cover  |  7:30-10 p.m.
It’s show tune karaoke with live piano accompaniment. The theme of this week’s Pianoke is love, whatever that means to you.

Thunderdome: Hail Satan!
Planet of the Tapes
No cover  |  8 p.m.
Some of the area’s funniest comedians present a set around one theme: Hail Satan! Anything could happen: stand-up, characters, sketches and visual comedy. The audience chooses the winner.

FRIDAY, Feb. 11

Launch Party NuLu Bock Fest
Red Tree
Free  |  6-8 p.m.
Prepare for Nulu Bock Fest in March by cramming in some goat snuggles at Red Tree this Friday. There will also be food and drinks for sale, including Papa Pretzel soft pretzels with a variety of dips and craft cocktails.

Valentine’s Day Silent Disco
Hi-Wire Brewing
$5 for headphones  |  8 p.m.-midnight
Dancing on your own is no problem even on V-Day at this silent disco party, featuring headphones playing the playlists of three different DJs.

Anemic Royalty / Qwerty / Yellow Cellophane
Kaiju
$5  |  8 p.m.
Three Louisville bands you’ll want to see at Kaiju this Friday: Anemic Royalty (party punk), Qwerty (Midwestern surf rock duo) and Yellow Cellophane (indie bedroom pop).

Jack Holiday and the Westerners / Urameshi / Naptaker
Mag Bar
$5  |  9 p.m.
Louisville hype indie rock band Jack Holiday and the Westerns joins two Lexington outfits: Naptaker and Urameshi (emo/punk/math).

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