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    ST. PATRICK'S DAY

    St. Patrick's Day at Goodwood Brewing

    In addition to hosting the Blessing of the Keg last week, Goodwood is throwing their own St. Paddy's Day party! They'll do a special release of their bourbon stout ‘Big Fella’ and Green Lager. Danny Flanagin will provide the music, and the Celtic Pig will be parked out front to provide traditional Irish food.
     
    When: Friday, March 17, 6-10 p.m.
    Where: Goodwood Brewing, 636 E. Main St.
    Website: St. Patrick's Day at Goodwood
    Cost: Free to attend

     

    WFPK Live Lunch: Dr. Dundiff & Otis Junior | Mayor's Gallery

    Come see your favorite local and touring artists perform live in the Mayor’s Gallery for WFPK's Live Lunch. This week, they're featuring Dr. Dundiff and Otis Junior! If you can’t make the performance in person, listen live at 91.9 WFPK Radio Louisville. This will serve as the warm-up for Dr. Dundiff and Otis's show at Headliners later in the day.
     
    When: Friday, March 17, noon
    Where: Mayor's Gallery, 527 W. Jefferson St.
    Website: WFPK Live Lunch
    Cost: Free to attend

     

    Improv Anonymous Presents: Drunkprov | Four Pegs

    Your favorite improv group is celebrating St. Paddy's in the best way. Join them for a night of drinking-themed comedy as they perform while taking shots. A night of comedy and alcohol - what could be better?
     
    When: Friday, March 17, 8 p.m.
    Where: Four Pegs, 1053 Goss Ave.Goss Ave.
    Website: Drunkprov
    Cost: $5 cash at the door

     

    Shamrocked at Fourth Street Live

    This St. Patrick's Day, team up and join the bar crawl through the best restaurants and bars at Fourth Street Live! Participating restaurants include: The Sports and Social Club, Tavern on Fourth, PBR, Birracibo, Guy Fieri's Smokehouse and Tengo/Marquee. There will be games and activities and food and drink specials all night!
     
    When: Friday, March 17, 2 p.m.
    Where: Fourth Steet Live, 400 S. Fourth St.
    Website: Shamrocked
    Cost: Free to attend

     

    Recent Alien Abductions | Actors Theatre

    As part of the 41st Humana Festival of New American Plays, Actors presents "Recent Alien Abductions." Álvaro is searching for a lost episode of The X-Files that he swears has been mysteriously altered since its original broadcast, but nobody believes him. Could the missing episode be proof of a larger conspiracy? A darkly compelling tale about the danger of having no one to trust—and how families, and nations, keep circling the places that haunt them.
     
    When: Friday-Sunday, March 17-19, times vary
    Where: Actors Theatre, 316 W. Main St.
    Website: Recent Alien Abductions
    Cost: $25+

     

    Norah Jones | Louisville Palace

    Nine-time Grammy winner Norah Jones comes full circle with Day Breaks, her stunning sixth solo album, which finds Norah returning to the piano and her roots. She'll be playing at the Palace this Friday.
     
    When: Friday, March 17, 8 p.m.
    Where: Louisville Palace, 625 S. Fourth St.
    Website: Norah Jones
    Cost: $57+

     

    St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Locust Grove

    Locust Grove is hosting a special St. Patrick's Day party with delicious Irish treats and tea. Special guest Gwynne Potts, author and former Locust Grove executive director, will discuss the history of the Irish in Louisville, including Locust Grove's founder, William Croghan. For reservations and more info, call 897-9845.
     
    When: Friday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.
    Where: Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane
    Website: Locust Grove
    Cost: Free to attend

     

    Frederick The Younger | Zanzabar

    Hot off the release of their first album, Frederick The Younger will be performing at Zanzabar this Friday. This is a great excuse to check out Z-bar's new renovations!
     
    When: Friday, March 17, 9 p.m.
    Where: Zanzabar, 2100 S. Preston St.
    Website: Frederick The Younger
    Cost: $10

    For more to do on St. Paddy's Day, check out our guide for where to celebrate in Louisville!

     

    SATURDAY

    Louisville Chorus Presents: Celtic Voices | Beargrass Christian Church

    The Louisville Chorus is celebrating Celtic song and music with a performance the day after St. Patrick's Day. They will be joined by the Louisville Irish Dancers, the Hewn from the Mountain Celtic Band and the Beargrass Christian Church Choir. Tickets are $22 for general admission.
     
    When: Saturday, March 18, 7:30 p.m.
    Where: Beargrass Christian Church, 4100 Shelbyville Road
    Website: Celtic Voices
    Cost: $22

     

    Steve Martin & Martin Short | Louisville Palace

    Come out to the Palace to see Steve Martin and Martin Short for an "Evening You Will Never Forget for the Rest of Your Life with The Steep Canyon Rangers!"
     
    When: Saturday, March 18, 8 p.m.
    Where: Louisville Palace, 625 S. Fourth St.
    Website: Steve Martin + Martin Short
    Cost: $95+

     

    Sleigh Bells | Mercury Ballroom

    This is Sleigh Bells' second round at the Mercury Ballroom. They've been selling out venues all over the country, so get your tickets while you can!

    When: Saturday, March 18, 9 p.m.
    Where: Mercury Ballroom, 611 S. Fourth St.
    Website: Sleigh Bells
    Cost: $25

     

    Rodes City Run 10K | Downtown

    This will be the 37th running of the Rodes City Run 10K, which began in 1981, and the second leg of the Louisville Triple Crown of Running. The race was ranked the 4th largest overall race in the state by the 2014 Running USA rankings. It attracts nearly 7,000 runners and walkers and draws athletes from all over the country to compete in the heart of downtown Louisville.
     
    When: Saturday, March 18, 8 a.m.
    Where: E. Broadway at First St.
    Website: Rodes City Run 10K
    Cost: $30+

     

    Author Talk: Aimee Zaring | Middletown Library

    Join us for a talk with Aimee Zaring about her book "Flavors From Home: Refugees in Kentucky Share Their Stories and Comfort Foods." In this book, Zaring shares fascinating and moving stories of courage, perseverance and self-reinvention from Kentucky's resettled refugees.

    When: Saturday, March 18, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
    Where: Middletown Library, 200 N. Juneau Drive
    Website: Author Talk: Aimee Zaring
    Cost: Free to attend

     

    Wrapped in Red Gala | Louisville Marriott Downtown

    The Red Cross is excited to invite you to the 2017 Wrapped in Red Gala — celebrating 100 years of the Red Cross in Kentucky! The Wrapped in Red Gala is the signature event of the American Red Cross Louisville Area Chapter. The Gala has become one of Louisville’s premiere philanthropic events, serving up a specially prepared three-course dinner, live entertainment and a live auction.

    When: Saturday, March 18, 6:30 p.m.
    Where: Louisville Marriott Downtown, 280 W. Jefferson St.
    Website: Wrapped in Red Gala
    Cost: $225

     

    The Hot Brown Get Down | Headliners

    This Friday, Louisville bluegrass/funk supergroup Hot Brown Smackdown will debut their signature event, The Hot Brown Get Down, at Headliners. This 4-set concert includes nationally-touring neo-soul and funk group MojoFlo (from Columbus, OH), the rapidly popularizing local group Mama Said String Band and a special featured artist set.

    When: Saturday, March 12, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
    Where: Headliners, 1386 Lexington Road
    Website: Hot Brown Get Down
    Cost: $12 in advance; $15 day of show

     

    KMAC Artist Talk: Claire Sherman | KMAC

    Fern Canyon features a selection of drawings and paintings by artist 
    Claire Sherman, including the recent KMAC acquisition Tree, 2016.  The exhibition introduces Sherman’s innovative approach to a traditional genre, displaying her patent perspectives on contemporary landscape painting. Riotous representations of nature blur into abstraction as moss covered tree limbs, tangled branches, and rock-strewn caves combine with Sherman’s urgent brushstrokes and bold warps of color, scale and environmental perception. 

    When: Saturday, March 18, 3-4 p.m.
    Where: KMAC, 715 W. Main St,
    Website: KMAC Artist Talk
    Cost: Free with admission

     

    SUNDAY

    William Singe | Mercury Ballroom

    William Singe plays your favorite modern songs with a twist...just check out his cover of "Hotline Bling." He'll be joined by Alex Aiono. Don't miss out!

    When: Sunday, March 19, 8 p.m.
    Where: Mercury Ballroom, 611 S. Fourth St.
    Website: William Singe
    Cost: $25

     

    Experience Hendrix 2017 | Louisville Palace

    Hailed by critics and fans alike as the 'Guitar Event Of The Year,' the multi-artist celebration known as the Experience Hendrix Tour is coming to the Louisville Palace! This special concert performance presents legendary artists who join together to pay homage to Jimi Hendrix.

    When: Sunday, March 19, 7:30 p.m.
    Where: Louisville Palace, 625 S. Fourth St.
    Website: Experience Hendrix 2017
    Cost: $43+

     

    Speed Cinema Presents: The Salesman (Forushande) | Speed Art Museum

    After their apartment becomes uninhabitable, a young married couple in Tehran are forced to take a new place in a less than desirable neighborhood. Once relocated, a sudden act of violence linked to the previous tenant deeply affects the couple’s relationship, creating tension which tests their expectations of each other. The Salesman (Forushande) was winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival and nominated for the Best Foreign Film Oscar.
     
    When: Sunday, March 19, 3 p.m.
    Where: Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. Third St.
    Website: The Salesman (Forushande)
    Cost: $9

     

    Aviv Quartet | Comstock Music Hall

    The Chamber Music Society of Louisville welcomes the Aviv Quartet for their March 19th performance at University of Louisville School of Music, Comstock Hall. This widely acclaimed string quartet will perform works by Mozart, Shostakovich and Ravel.

    When: Sunday, March 19, 3 p.m.
    Where: Comstock Hall, University of Louisville, 105 W. Brandeis Ave.
    Website: Aviv Quartet
    Cost: $25

     

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