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    Post-Forecastle blues are real, guys. Recover, hydrate and get out those festival outfits out again. Lots of live music and other sundry fun in Louisville this weekend! 
     
    Beats and Eats: South of the Border / West Coast Rap
    The late-night pop-up will transform The Cellar Lounge into a Cantina where botanas are plentiful and Mezcal flows all night alongside a soundtrack of West Coast and Southern Hip-Hop spun by DJ Ryan Rugger. In addition to the full bar menu, drink specials will include the Maized and Confused (mezcal, rye mash, corn, basil, salt, lime), $2 Mexican Beer, $3 Tequila Shots and The Cellar Lounge’s infamous “Five Dolla Holla” — a shot of bourbon and a can of beer for $5.
    July 23, 10:30 -2 a.m.
    The Cellar Lounge at Decca
    812 E. Market St.
    Louisville, KY 40206
    Free!
     
     
    Grace Potter with Special Guest
    Singer Grace Potter comes to Louisville in this concert produced by Nederlander Entertainment and Production Simple. Potter has been the lead singer of the Nocturnals, a group known for the song "Paris (Ooh La La).”
    July 23, 6:30 – 9 p.m.
    Iroquois Amphitheater
    1080 Amphitheater Rd
    Louisville, KY 40214
    $30-$40
     
     
    Cocktails and Magic
    Magician Richard E. Darshwood is at it again, muddling and befuddling for three solid hours behind the illustrious bar at St. Charles Exchange. Enjoy your drinks as the baffling and comedic Darshwood performs close-up illusions behind the bar. Come for the drinks. Stay for the magic.
    July 23, 7 - 10 p.m.
    St. Charles Exchange
    113 S 7th St
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Free!
     
     
    Ariana Grande's The Honeymoon Tour
    Few artists are having a bigger year than pop music superstar, Ariana Grande. Ariana has become an unstoppable force in pop culture. Latin Superstar Prince Royce who recently debuted his first English single "Stuck on A Feeling" will be a special guest.
    July 23, 7:30 - 11 p.m.
    KFC YUM! Center
    1 Arena Plaza
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Tickets range from $79.50, 49.50, $ 39.50, $29.50
     
     
    Louisville Psych Fest
    This weekend-long concert series is presented by Holy Carp Productions. On Friday, July 24: The Hot Wires, New Bravado, GRAFFIT, Dream Eye Color Wheel, and The "Family Dog" Fan Club will play. On Saturday, July 25 it’s The Wrists, Blackbirds of Paradise, Parlour, Broadfield Marchers, Kaleidico.
    July 24 and 25, doors open 8 p.m., shows 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
    Headliners Music Hall
    1386 Lexington Road
    Louisville, KY 40206
    Single day passes $6 advanced / $8 at doors; Weekend pass $10
     
     
    Kentucky Music Weekend
    For the 40th consecutive year, the Kentucky Music Weekend folk festival brings together some of the finest folk musicians and Kentucky traditions at Louisville’s Iroquois Amphitheater and the tree-lined area nearby. Check the website for concert and event times. KMW will also host the Kentucky State Mountain and Hammered Dulcimer Championship contests during the Saturday daytime events.
    July 24, 25 and 26, concert times vary
    Iroquois Amphitheater
    1080 Amphitheater Road
    Louisville, KY 40214
    $10 suggested donation each night
     
     
    F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop
    Explore the Clifton, Crescent Hill and Butchertown neighborhoods by way of a trolley ride! The FAT Friday Trolley Hop was launched in 2004 and has become a signature event on Frankfort Avenue. Held year-round on the final Friday of every month from 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., this event draws thousands of people, who enjoy free trolley rides to participating shops, restaurants and galleries along the Frankfort, Mellwood and Story Avenue corridor.
    July 24, 6 - 10:30 p.m.
    Frankfort Avenue, Story Avenue, and Mellwood Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40206
    Free!
     
     
    Christmas in July!
    Jolly St. Nick is making his way to Flat12 Jeffersonville Taproom for the bi-annual release of our epic stout, Pinko! Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, you can join us for Christmastime festivities, Christmas-style flatbread, great beer and photos with Santa. Get out your ugliest Christmas sweater for a chance to win a prize, and join us for Christmas in July!
    July 25, Santa’s Schedule: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. -10 p.m.
    Flat12 Bierwerks
    130 W. Riverside Drive
    Jeffersonville, IN 47130
    Free!
     
     
    Bluegrass on the Square
    Join us for an afternoon of Bluegrass music with Bluegrass River Band and Relic in historic downtown Corydon. Due to renovations on the Square, the Bluegrass concerts will take place on the north end of Elm Street on the east side of the square, fans and chairs will be set up on the street.
    July 25, 4 – 8 p.m.
    Historic Downtown Corydon
    310 N. Elm
    Corydon, IN 47112
    Free!
     
     
    WhiskerMania!
    Where will you be when the mega powers of facial hair clash in Louisville? We hope at Whiskermania, the first charity facial hair competition in Louisville history presented by the Derby City Whisker Club. This event will bring together unmovable beards and unstoppable mustaches from all over the city, state, region, country and world to have facial hair judged in 13 different categories. All proceeds from this event will be donated to Active Heroes, a charity based right here in Louisville that helps active duty military, veterans and their families through physical and mental therapy, home repairs, community outreach and community reintegration to halt the trigger points of stress associated with "hard times" that lead to suicide. This event will also include food trucks, vendors, raffles and live performances from Slow Joe Crow & The Berserker Blues Band and Hoot Von Woot. This is a 21 and over event.
    July 25, 6 - 11 p.m.
    Tim Faulkner Gallery
    1512 Portland Ave
    Louisville, KY 40203
    $10
     
     
    Anjelah Johnson: Bon Qui Qui
    Bon Qui Qui is the alter ego of Mad TV’s Anjelah Johnson-Reyes. This original character arose from the Mad TV sketch “King Burger” and followed Johnson-Reyes’s stand-up routine, “Nail Salon,” which made her an internet sensation. After recording and releasing three songs and two music videos as Bon Qui Qui, Anjelah released debut album, Gold Plated Dreams. Bon Qui Qui recently teamed up with Benefit Cosmetics for her third music video, “This Is How We Do It (Benefit Remix).”
    July 25, 8 - 11 p.m.
    Brown Theatre
    315 W Broadway
    Louisville, KY 40202
    $30 - $50 $50 VIP ticket includes preferential seating, a signed CD and front line access to the post show meet and greet.
     
     
    Louisville's Best Wedding Show
    Join us for an elegant boutique-like wedding show! The show is free to brides and their guests and includes cake and catering samples. You will have a chance to meet with some of the best wedding vendors in Louisvillem, all excited to help you plan your big day. This show is put on by the Louisville Wedding Network, and all brides are encouraged to pre-register here to avoid waiting in line.
    July 26, 2 – 4 p.m.
    Frazier History Museum
    829 West Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Free for brides and their guests!
     
     
    Picnic and Kite Flying Summer Listening Party
    Slow down, sit back and listen with Classical 90.5 on the Big Four Lawn. Watch the sunset, bring a picnic and fly a kite to the soundtrack of nature-inspired compositions. Hear selections from our final week of Summer Listening, exploring nature and music broadcasted down by the river. Don’t have a kite? Make one at our kite-building tent!
    July 26, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Waterfront Park
    1 River Road
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Free!
     
     
    Waka Flocka Flame, Stitches
    Rapper Waka Flocka Flame comes to Expo Five.
    July 26, 8:15 - 11 p.m.
    Expo Five
    2900 7th Street Road
    Louisville, KY 40216
    $25
     
    Entertainer Of The Year F.I. 2015 After-Show Celebration
    Enjoy the after show party for the number one drag show in the country.
    July 26, 10:30 - 12 a.m.
    The Connection
    120 South Floyd Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    $10
     
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