Scene and Heard 10.3.11

By on October 4, 2011

Courtesy Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes
Oct. 5 | $35
Indie sensation Fleet Foxes bring their reverb-heavy style to the stomping grounds of My Morning Jacket on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at the Louisville Palace. Opening for them will be Van Dyke Parkes, who co-wrote “Smile” with Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. The show begins at 8 p.m. For more information, call 502-538-4555. -Aaron Williams

Garvin Gate Blues Festival
Oct. 7-8 | 6:30-11:15PM, free
Got the blues? Head down to the Garvin Gate Blues Festival, where the cats are hep and the music’s jive. Acts include Grady Champion, Karen Lovely and Tullie Brae and the Medicine Man Revue. All proceeds go to the Garvin Gate Neighborhood Association. -Baylee Pullium

Courtesy Swanson Reed Gallery

Note to Self Exhibit
Until Oct. 8 | gallery hours, free
The “Note to Self” exhibit featuring art by Louisvillian Rodney Hatfield, also known as Art Snake, is featured at Swanson Contemporary Gallery. Hatfield’s influences for his paintings include primitivism and combines color and mixed media to create small paintings on paper or cardboard. The exhibit is at 538 E. Market. – Josephine Lee

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
Come see Louisville Native Bonnie “Prince” Billy at the Clifton Center on Sunday, Oct. 9. Called one of the greatest recent American songwriters, Prince has collaborated with many greats, including Johnny Cash. The Louisville native’s concert is the first event of the Mini of Louisville Live Series and held at the Eifler Theater. – Anna Meany

Great Chili Cook-Off
Oct. 9 | 12PM-10PM, free
The 21st Annual Great Chili Cook-Off will be held Sunday, Oct. 9, at Phoenix Hill Tavern. This all-ages event lasting from 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. will feature restaurants and individuals serving their best chili for everyone to sample and for bragging rights in a judged competition. There will be live music and other events, such as a jalapeno pepper eating contest, going on throughout the day. This is a free event, so grab some buds and come hungry. – Nathan Gardner

courtesy Belknap Fall Festival

Belknap Fall Festival
Oct. 10-11 | hours vary, free
Autumn is upon us, and what better way to kick off the season of changes than to attend the 14th Annual Belknap Fall Festival. The festival will feature food, education and craft booths as well as live music all day. The festival will be held from 6 – 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Douglas Loop area, off of Bardstown and Dundee roads. – Lee Cole

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