Arts & Entertainment Coronavirus (COVID-19) Closures & Cancellations

We are all saddened about the need to cancel so many Louisville shows and events due to situation with COVID-19. However, we also understand we need to follow the proper protocol recommended by government officials to do whatever we can to reduce the further spread of the virus.

Below is a listing of closures and postponements for upcoming events, shows and performances in Louisville.

If you have tickets to any affected events, please consider ‘donating’ your tickets rather than asking for a refund. It is a big blow to the groups not having the shows and every little bit helps. Thanks!

**This page will be updated regularly.


Kentucky Opera Announces New Season of Friendship & Community

Kentucky Opera is excited to announce their 2020-2021 season with three productions that celebrate the importance of friendship and community. The productions are La bohème September 11 & 13, Hansel & Gretel October 30 & November 1 and O+E February 12 & 14.

All of the performances will be at the Brown Theatre and will feature projected English captions, and audio descriptions will be available at the matinée performances.


Pablo Picasso Exhibition Comes to KMAC

Pablo Picasso, La Colombe 9 janvier 1949. (C) 2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

LOUISVILLE, KY – Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming exhibition Picasso: From Antibes to Louisville presented by UPS. The show will open at KMAC Museum in downtown Louisville on December 14, 2019.

Picasso: From Antibes to Louisville, running through March 22, 2020, will bring together approximately 50 ceramics and works on paper created by Pablo Picasso between 1931 and 1956. these works are part of the collection of the Musee Picasso in Antibes, France, and the exhibition is one that has never before been seen outside of Europe.


Tales from the Turf @ Speed Art Museum – Opening Reception

In what is being billed as “The first exhibition to examine Kentucky’s relationship to the horse through art”, the Speed Art Museum is excited to unveil  their latest exhibit, Tales from the Turf. Featuring paintings, sculpture, photographs, drawings, prints, and manuscripts that all tell the story of the horse in the Bluegrass State, be sure to check it out when you can. It runs through March 1, 2020. The exhibition reflects all the ways that images of the horse have represented the Commonwealth’s identity, history, mythology, and agricultural economy, from its earliest days through the mid-twentieth century.


Louisville Hosts Three Rockin’ Festivals in September

In what is sure to be the most rocking month in the history of Louisville, Kentucky, music fans are in for at treat with three all-star music festivals covering just about every genre of music. Kicking it all off is Hometown Rising (September 14 & 15) featuring country music all-stars, then get ready for the rock legends at Bourbon & Beyond (September 20, 21, 22), and lastly Louder Than Life (September 27, 28, 29) will wrap it all up with the rockers of the world. Regardless of what your music preference is, you will surely find your niche with one of the three and Louisville is waiting for you with open arms.

All three festivals are conveniently located among the newly renovated Highland Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Festival Grounds offering plenty of parking and proximity to hotels, restaurants and the airport.