FRIDAY, July 26Louisville is Dead 2019 Mag Bar $15 weekend, $10 day pass | Times vary A three-day event featuring 25 local punk, metal and rock bands, Louisville Is Dead is a great way to see a bunch of acts from the heavier side of Louisvilles music spectrum in a short amount of time. GRLwood, Blind Scryer, Miracle Drug, Cryptic Hymn, Stagecoach Inferno, Waxeater, Belushi Speedball and more will be there this weekend. This is an all-ages event, with a local art bazaar and kids activities, including a scavenger hunt and face painting (Gene Simmons, David Bowie, etc.). Partial proceeds go to Girls Rock Louisville.
Drive-in Movies + Magic Georgetown Drive-In Prices vary (cash-only) | 9:30 p.m. Get your Disney (or superhero) fix by choosing from two sets of movies at the iconic Georgetown Drive-In on both Friday or Saturday night: The Lion King and Aladdin on one screen or Toy Story 4 and Spider-Man: Far From Home on the other. An hour before showtime, Louisville magician Cody Clark performs.
SATURDAY, July 27South Points Buy Local Fair Iroquois Amphitheater No cover | 4-8 p.m. This Buy Local fair is all about independent South Louisville businesses. Go from booth to booth to explore their offerings, or enjoy oodles of other entertainment and activities: Music from Soul Circus and Wax Factory; kids activities, including a bouncy house and crafts; health screenings; local food, beer and wine; and a silent auction.
Kentiki in Space! Copper & Kings Distillery $10 | 7 p.m.-Midnight Theres nothing like a combo space and tiki party. Were not really sure where the space theme comes in other than the recommended costumes (space helmets, hula skirts, Hawaiian shirts, swimsuits, shorts and flip-flops), but there is plenty of tiki to be had with hula dancing performances, fire dancing and surf rock from Inertia and Woodrow on the Radio.