FRIDAY - DEC. 28The Roast of 2018 The Bards Town $12 online, $15 at the door | 10-11:30 p.m. The madness never stops, so neither does the comedy. Character Assassination is turning its roasting eyes to the year that was: Beloved artists. Geopolitical stability. Romaine Lettuce. 2018 killed them all but Louisvilles crude crusaders are getting sweet revenge Lets face it, 2018 deserves it. And you deserve a therapeutic laugh at its expense. Shows continue into Saturday.
After Christmas Pajama Jam Tryangles No cover | 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Wear your most danceable pair of pajamas (If you sleep in it, wear it here well, sorta), and visit Tryangles for an evening of go-go performances starting at 11 p.m. The fun continues on Saturday.
SATURDAY - DEC. 29End of the Year Bierhalle German American Club No cover | 6-10 p.m. You might know about the German American Clubs annual Oktoberfest celebration of beer and polka. What you might not realize is that the fun continues throughout the year, including at this indoor Bierhalle where you can toast the new year early. Munch on a stuffed German menu of schnitzel, sauerkraut balls and more while jigging to tunes from the Rheingold Band.
A Louisville is for Lovers Tribute to Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars Zanzabar $10 | 9 p.m. On Dec. 1, Louisville Is For Lovers reissued TRAFOZSATSFM: A Louisville Is For Lovers Tribute To Ziggy Stardust, a compilation of Louisville bands covering songs from David Bowies The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders from Mars. This is the corresponding album release show at Zanzabar, featuring Phantom Family Halo and Whistle Peak.