11 things to do under $5 this week in Louisville (6/3)

Jun 13, 2016 at 10:20 am
11 things to do under $5 this week in Louisville (6/3)

MONDAY

Canyon Collected New Vintage $5; 8 p.m. Start the week off right with some live music at New Vintage. Bands include Canyon Collected, a “Colorado grass band whiskey bent on blurring genre lines” and The Winger Brothers, who play “all your favorite shitty 90's country songs and look damn good doing it!”

TUESDAY

Printing the Sun with Dr. Thad Druffel Goodwood Brewing Free; 6 p.m. Scientific Proofs, a series put on by the Kentucky Science Center, invites scientists, leaders and professionals in a variety of fields to come to a local bar, and hold court on their expertise. This week’s event has Dr. Thad Druffel at Goodwood Brewing to talk about solar energy and the possibilities of using printing presses to speed up solar production.

WEDNESDAY

CaterFest Mellwood Art Center Free; 5 p.m. If you are a special event planner, have a wedding coming up or you just like free food, you should check out CaterFest. A festival where all of the best caterers in town bring samples of their menus for everyone to taste. There will also be a drawing for a free event room rental giveaway (and the winner can also choose another free event room rental give away for the nonprofit of their choice).

Beer with a Scientist Against the Grain Free; 8 p.m. The monthly event “Beer with a Scientist” is exactly what it sounds like, you get some beer and you chat it up with a scientist. This week’s scientist is Dr. John Wise from the UofL Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and he will be discussing (in Q&A format) how research on Moby Dick's descendants inform us about global pollution problems.

Olhm, Hivelords and more! Modern Cult Records $5; 8 p.m. Stop in to Modern Cult Records for a night of live music with the dark/prog metal band Ohlm, the avant garde black metal band Hivelords and the death/doom metal band Choking.

Sega PlayTendo Party Kaiju Free; 7 p.m. Thanks to the gracious Book and Music Exchange in the Highlands, Kaiju is hosting their second Sega Playtendo night. A night of retro gaming with Sega Saturn, Dreamcast, Playstation 2 and 3 and various Nintendo systems. There will also be a variety of fighting, puzzle and action games including Street Fighter Alpha and Metal Slug 3.

THURSDAY

Rye Back Porch Session Rye Free; 7 p.m. Get some delicious grub, sip on some smoothie drinks and enjoy a night of live music at Rye. Live music acts include Graffiti, The Foxery and Twenty First Century Fox. And make sure to check out the Back Porch after party at Outerspace behind Rye. Spalding at 21c: Voice and Vision 21c Museum & Hotel Free; 6 p.m. 21c is partnering with the Spalding Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program to present a seasonal forum for writers to share samples of their work with each other and the public. Writers from all area universities, community groups and independent writers are welcome to this inaugural event.

Book of Wyrms, Shi, Lung and more! Modern Cult Records $5; 7:30 p.m. Modern Cult Records is hosting a night of heavy tunes with the doom/sludge metal band Book of Wyrms, stoner rock band Shi, drum and cello duo Lung and space metal with members of Bearstorm, Uproar, Divine Suffering, Sematary, and The Hotdamns.

FRIDAY

Exacta Cube, Bary Center and more! Kaiju $5; 9 p.m. Kaiju, the giant monster/anime themed bar in Germantown, is hosting a 21 and over night of electronic music. Musical acts include the electronic improv band Exacta Cube, the ancient electronics act Bary Center and electronic musician Shedding. Frederick the Younger and more! Bicentennial Park (New Albany) Free; 6:30 p.m. Get some sun on your skin and enjoy some live music this week in New Albany, Indiana’s Bicentennial Park with the dreamy indie rock band from Louisville, Frederick The Younger, and the powerpop band from Nashville, Reality Something.