Music This Weekend, June 12-16

Another busy June weekend is ahead of us, and lots of good shows are in Louisville and around the region.

Michael Hurley

Tonight at Lisa’s Oak Street Lounge (1004 E. Oak Street) legendary folk troubadour Michael Hurley returns to Louisville to play with local funtime weirdos Sapat. 10 PM-ish, $5.

Tonight in Lexington, Cadaver in Drag and Eyes and Arms of Smoke are playing at Buster’s. The show starts at 10 PM, it’s free, and more information is at

SSM Flier

Friday night at the 6th & Oak Art Collective (or whatever they’re calling it) local band Second Story Man celebrates ten years of existence with a show! Joining Second Story Man are Wussy (from Cincinnati) and Chris Brokaw (from Boston), former guitarist of Come and former drummer of Codeine. 9 PM, $5.

Weird Weeds Live

Saturday, also at the 6th & Oak space, Austin band the Weird Weeds play with Shedding and Softcheque. Louisville native Nick Hennies, who played drums in bands the Telephone Man and Nero, leads the group (that’s him on the left). 9 PM, $5. The Weird Weeds also will play a private house show in Louisville on Sunday afternoon. Cool!


On Sunday the Brothers Unconnected tour comes to town, featuring Alan and Rick Bishop of the Sun City Girls. A tribute to late SCG drummer Charles Gocher, Jr., this show promises to be one of the best of the year in Louisville. It all happens at the Pour Haus, located at 1481 S. Shelby Street. Doors are at 8 PM, “The Handsome Stranger” screens at 9 PM, and admission is $10.

Finally on Monday the 16th, Skull Alley, a new all-ages venue at 1017 E. Broadway near Barrett Avenue opens with a show by Lemuria, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Kepi Ghoulie and the Kodiaks. 7:30 PM, $6. Wednesday night is their official opening party with art, djs and dancing, at 7:30 PM, and is FREE! Go check it out!


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