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

Oct 11, 2021 at 1:30 pm
Photo by Erica Rucker.
Photo by Erica Rucker.

MONDAY, Oct. 11

Greg Bortnichak/Emily Ravenscraft/Beau Bradley Mag Bar $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

Comedy Night 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.


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.


Pepsi Plaza Concert Series With The Jesse Lees Pepsi Plaza 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.)

Thunderdome: Zoo! 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 Shelby Park 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 Cliff Park 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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