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LouisvilleKY’s 2nd Annual South Points Buy Local Fair to be held  Sunday, October 8th

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 2nd Annual South Points Buy Local Fair on Sunday, October 8th from 12pm-4pm at the Iroquois Park Amphitheater. The fair is aimed at encouraging locals to find diversity and adventure in South Louisville, and will feature South Louisville independent businesses, music, live artist demonstrations, a kid’s area, food, craft beer, local wine, pumpkins and more. Admission and parking are free.   “South Louisville has so many independent businesses to be proud of,” says Jennifer Rubenstein, Director of LIBA. “The Fair gives us a chance to bring many of them together for both neighborhood residents and the rest of…


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LouisvilleKY’s First-ever Burnt Knob Music Festival to feature local acts July 28-29

  Louisville, KY., – Festival Cuisine and Spirits and Falls City Brewing Company are hosting the inaugural Burnt Knob Music Festival at the Iroquois Amphitheater onFriday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29. The festival is a celebration of local music and will feature seven acts over two nights, according to festival promoter Matthew Davis. It takes the place of the former Kentucky Music Festival that was hosted on the same weekend each year at the Amphitheater. “It’s all about local. Local bands performing at an amazing local venue, with local sponsors and local food favorites,” Davis said. “These are awesome…


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Old Crow Medicine Show to play LouisvilleKY’s Iroquois Amphitheater

  Louisville, KY., – Award-winning country/folk band Old Crow Medicine Show will be paying homage to the legendary Bob Dylan when they make a tour stop at the Iroquois Amphitheater on Friday, June 2. The platinum-selling band, who are two-time Grammy Award winners, are embarking on a 29-date tour, during which they will be playing Dylan’s iconic album Blonde On Blonde in its entirety at each stop. The band is also promoting its own recreation of the album that was recorded live at the CMA Theater inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum located in Nashville in May…


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LouisvilleKY’s TARC rolls out six new all-electric buses

Buses travel to major attractions between downtown and Iroquois Park   Louisville, KY., – TARC has begun adding six new all-electric, zero-emission buses along the Fourth Street corridor between downtown and Iroquois Park, stopping at some of the city’s most popular destinations. With the new buses, TARC will have a total of 15 all-electric buses on the road, making it one of the largest electric bus operators in the country. “We know passengers enjoy a quiet, clean ride and it doesn’t get better than this,” said TARC Executive Director J. Barry Barker. “We encourage everyone – visitors and residents alike…


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LouisvilleKY’s My Morning Jacket Will Play at Home

Iroquois Ampitheatre Set to Host Two LouisvilleKY Shows in May Louisville, Ky., – Louisville’s favorite sons are coming home.  My Morning Jacket has announced a series of concert dates — Louisville is set for two nights. Here is what MMJ posted on their website and Facebook page: “Friends! We want to envelop as many of you as possible in the MMJ burrito of LOVE, which is why we’re thrilled to announce a handful of tour dates this spring. Louisville, we are making our way back for a special TWO-NIGHT homecoming run. We’ll also be stopping in Houston, Indianapolis (hometown of…


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Louisville Orchestra to present free season preview

Louisville, Ky., – The Louisville Orchestra, led by Teddy Abrams, presents a free Season Preview concert at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 7 p.m. The Louisville Orchestra offers this free public performance to invite community members to sample music from the 2015-2016 Classics Series and Coffee Concert Series. Music Director Teddy Abrams designed this concert to feature highlights from the 2015-2016 Classics Series sponsored by Brown-Forman and the Coffee Concert Series sponsored by Treyton Oak Towers. Works featured include: Stravinsky’s Russian Dance fromPetrouchka, which will be performed with the Louisville Ballet on March 4 and 5; Beethoven’s…


Americana Festival Brings the World To Louisville This Weekend

Louisville, Ky., – The 25th annual Americana World Festival – “Where Louisville Meets the World!” – will be held on Saturday, June 6th, 2015 at the Iroquois Amphitheater! This free, family-oriented event brings the local community together to share and celebrate the cultural heritages of the people in the Louisville Metro area. This year, the event will begin with our first-ever Run the World 5K Run/Walk at 9am. This 5K fun run will loop through the scenic Iroquois Park with performances from musicians and dancers from around the world stationed along the course. Registration is only $25 until race day and…


“Frozen” kicks off 2015 Free Summer Movies at Louisville’s Iroquois Amphitheater

Louisville, Ky., – Disney’s 2013 hit animated feature film “Frozen” helps kick off another year of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 9th. “The Free Summer Movies have been successful every year. This is a unique way to offer free entertainment to the community in Iroquois Park Amphitheater, a state of the art outdoor facility,” says Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15). Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s Snow Queen, Frozen tells the story of two sisters Princess Anna and Elsa; one fears her powers will do harm to the other and as a result unknowingly unleashes a harsh cold…


Lyle Lovett and Some Louisville Love

Lyle Lovett has made Louisville a regular stop since 1987, and the show he played with his five-piece band at Iroquois Ampitheatre may have been the best yet. Lovett told the 2,000 or so fans packing the Park that it was the last stop on the current acoustic tour. His band included just five other musicians. And while Lovett made sure that during the 2 1/2 hour show he played plenty of familiar tunes, he went out of his way to showcase the work of the band members. Once, Lovett left the stage so Luke Bulla, on violin, could play…


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The Decemberists Kick off Iroqouis Amphitheatre Season

My husband and I couldn’t believe we just discovered Iroquois Amphitheatre last night. After living in Louisville for 16 years I’m embarrassed to say it was my first visit to this venue. The Decemberists kicked off the concert season under threatening skies. Luckily the weather held off and the concert was hauntingly magical with the cool spring breeze and lightning showing off in the distance. If you haven’t  heard The Decemberists, I invite you to check them out. Their music reminds me of a mosh pit of R.E.M- U2- Bluegrass-Native American-influenced yumminess.  The crowd was a striking mix of mid…