Friday, Feb. 25
Trapkingkai (EP Release)
The Whirling Tiger
$10 | 9 p.m.
Experimental and versatile hip-hop artist Trapkingkai is releasing a sophomore EP, Life Of A Wallflower. There will also be performances from Forrest Gumpshun, Dave.Will.Chris, Westside Jeff and Christopher A Robbins, as well as sounds from $weetboy, Sam Sneed and McKinley.
Saturday, Feb. 26
Shark Sandwich, The Histrionics, Ru Linn and Grim Reef
$15 | 7 p.m.
It’s a Louisville meets Lexington indie showcase: Louisville’s Shark Sandwich performs direct, chaotic punk that’s magnetic; Louisville’s The Histrionics mix ’60s psychedelia with the bite of ‘90s angst with elements that recall Nick Cave, PJ Harvey and Jim Morrison; Lexington’s Ru Linn creates genre-jumping experimental music; Grim Reef leans into grunge, but sounds influenced by several points of the last half century of rock and roll.
Headliners Music Hall
$20 | 8 p.m.
Bluegrass meets hip-hop with Gangstagrass, who seamlessly mesh the two styles into something incredibly sharp and original. Katie Didit opens.
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