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Republic Bank First Friday Trolley Hop

The First Friday Trolley Hop is an art show, tourist attraction, street party and celebration of downtown Louisville that brings new visitors and new life to the Main and Market corridor. Most of the galleries close around 9pm but the restaurants, clubs, and shops stay open later. The trolleys run until 11pm.

August 2, 5:00-11:00 PM

Downtown Louisville
Main and Market Streets
Louisville, KY 40202
Love and Theft w/ Casey James FREE Hot Country Nights Concert
Fourth Street Live! presents Love and Theft along with Casey James on Friday, August 2 for a free Hot Country Nights concert! All shows begin at 7 p.m. After 7 p.m., patrons must be over 21 unless accompanied by a legal guardian. After 9 p.m., strictly 21 and up will be admitted.
August 2, 7:00-11:00 PM
Fourth Street Live!
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience
Many talented children are asked by their parents to entertain friends and family, but for Jason Bonham, son of legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, that often meant playing for Jimmy Page or the members of Bad Company! Jason didn’t start playing the drums until his father died and took up the music as a way to “get to know” his dad. With the encouragement of Robert Plant, Jason sat-in on drums at the highly anticipated 2007 Led Zeppelin reunion concert in London’s O2 Arena. Following that historic event, Bonham created his “Led Zeppelin Experience”, a spectacular multi-media tribute to his father and the Led Zeppelin legacy.

August 2, 8:00-10:00 PM
Brown Theatre
315 W Broadway
Louisville , KY 40202
(502) 562-0152

Herbs are such a wonderful addition to any garden and any meal! If you are mystified by their cultivation, uses in the kitchen or around the house, or you’re not even sure what part(s) you are consumable or useable – now’s your chance to find out! This event will offer plenty of opportunities to expand or begin your knowledge about these simple magical plants. We’ll have a selection for sale to begin or expand your collection.

August 3, 9:00-1:00 PM
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens
6220 Old LaGrange Road
Crestwood, KY 40014
Free with Regular Admission (Adults $7; Seniors $5; Children under 12, Active Military, & Yew Dell Members free)
Taste of the Grapevine
The American Cancer Society’s Taste of the Grapevine, sponsored by Louisville Magazine and Norton Cancer Institute, will feature tastings of fabulous wines, spirits, beers, and gourmet foods from Louisville area restaurants, caterers, wineries, breweries and distilleries and dancing to live music by Thumper and the Plaid Rabbits. Guests are invited to try out specialty dishes, gourmet cuisine, imported and domestic wines, microbrews and a variety of spirits. A silent auction and purchase of the much sought-after “grape bags” cap off the evening.

August 3, 7:00-12:00 AM
American Legion Highland Post 201`
2919 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY –
$55  in advance; $75 per person at the door
Jamaica’s 51st Independence Celebration
Come celebrate with all the best music from the island of Jamaica…. Music by DJ Mixa. Prize giveaways (go to “reggae in the ville” on facebook to enter the drawing)

August 3, 10:30-3:30 AM

Addis Bar & Grill
109 s. 4th street
Louisville, ky 40206
502 418 3414
free admission

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Dawn McCarthy
Bonnie “Prince” Billie and Dawn McCarthy bring their world tour to a close at the Bomhard Theater in Louisville on Sunday, August 4th at 7 PM. The show benefits the Network Center for Community Change – a community movement powered by over 5,000 members who live, work, worship and care about Louisville’s urban neighborhood. The Power Member All Star Revue opens.

August 4, 7:00-9:30 PM
Kentucky Center, Bomhard Theater
501 W Main St, Louisville
Louisville , KY –
Cherokee Triangle Summer Concert: Will Cary
Enjoy this installment of the Cherokee Triangle Summer Concert Series with Will Cary, a rock and roll artist. This is a FREE event, but please bring canned goods and/or hygiene products to help support the Highlands Community Ministries Dare to Care programs. No alcohol or pets are permitted at this event.

August 4, 7:00-9:00 PM
Willow Park – Cherokee Parkway
1402 Willow Ave
Louisville , KY 40204
Street Rod Nationals

More than 11,000 Street Rods will invade the Fairgrounds in this annual event.

August 4, 8:00-11:00 PM
Kentucky Expo Center
937 Phillips Ln.
Louisville, Kentucy –
$14, $5 for children


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