Bright Light Social Hour Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $10/12.
cartRAGE: All Hallows Eve Edition Al’s Bar and Al’s Sidecar, 601 N. Limestone, 7 p.m. Featuring “Chip” performances by Solarbear, AndaruGO, SPRY, SpOOked, HunterQuinn and more.
Bill Farris Quartet Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $5, 8 p.m.From the venue website: “…A soulful evening of jazz in the style of Bill Doggett, Jack McDuff & other great organists.”
Live Latin dance party Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $6, 10:30 p.m.From the venue website: “Alondras Latin Entertainment presents a night of Latin dance at Natasha’s Bistro. Dress to impress and come ready to dance to the best salsa, meregnue, bachata, regaeton, and more!”
Ali & the Gringo Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 9:30. Contemporary Blues/Reggae.
The Throwbacks Cheapside Bar & Grill, 131 Cheapside St., 21+.
The Famous Deceptors Rose & Jim’s Bar & Grill, 2461 Georgetown Rd., 9:30 p.m., 21 +. Costume night show.
Si Kahn Nile Gallery on UK Campus, noon, free. From the venue website:“His songs of family, community, work and freedom have been recorded by more than 100 artists and translated into half a dozen languages, including French, Welsh, Hebrew, Swedish, Drents (a Dutch dialect) and Plattdeutsch (“Low German”).”
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28
Thriller and Halloween Parade Downtown Lexington (from Kentucky Theatre to Main St.) will be blocked off to make room for one of the country’s largest and longest-running zombie parades, featuring special performances by the MArch Madness MArching Band, Mecca Dance, Michael Jackson dances and songs, Artistry in Motion, Broadway Bound and more. The Thriller parade will start at 8:30 outside the Kentucky Theatre at 214 E. Main St. and travel down Main Street to the Cheapside Pavilion. The event is presented by Mecca Live Studio & Gallery, Lexington Parks & Recreation and WRFL.
Rebel Riot Revue presents All Hallow’s Tease Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $10. Featuring Stampede, Sonic Altar, The Mighty Auroch.
“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $6, 10:30 p.m.From the venue website: “Balagula Presents pre-season production: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Directed by Sidney Shaw, Starring Jessie Laine Powell as Billie Holiday…The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death. More than a dozen musical numbers are interlaced with salty, often humorous, reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music.”
UK Percussion Ensemble Concert Singletary Center for the Art sRecital Hall, 405 Rose St., 3 p.m. From the venue website:“This concert will feature French percussionist Frédéric Macarez in a premiere of his own work “Errances-Escales”, a concerto for timpani and percussion ensemble. Currently Principal Timpanist of the Orchestre de Paris (Christoph Eschenbach, musical director), Frédéric also serves as Director of the percussion studies at the Conservatoire National de Région de Paris. His very popular master classes and performance schedule take him through all European countries, America and Asia.”