1st Gonzo Fest (in Louisville) launches Oct. 16

Come celebrate the life and work of Hunter S. Thompson at The Monkey Wrench Oct. 16. They’re calling it the First Annual Gonzo Fest, although Flying Dog Brewery has been doing them for a few years now. But it’s the first in Louisville, damn it, and that’s what matters, because here’s where it should be, right? Twelve hours of music, art, spoken word and booze is a day worthy of the man himself. (If press gets in free if I promise to cover it as I imbibe?). Expect a Hunter look-a-like contest, the unveiling of a Hunter mural and lots of Flying brews. —DM

Music lineup:
The Commonwealth
Workers
The Fervor
Brigid Kaelin
Soul River Brown
Your News Vehicles
GNUMA
Scott Carney of Wax Fang
Tyrone Cotton
Nerves Jr
Outlaw Poet Band
Lotus Blake
More TBA

As well as:
Ron Whitehead
Andy Cook
Ike Moody
Carol Mcleod
Alexander King
Evan Leibowitz

1st Annual Gonzo Fest
Saturday Oct. 16
Noon-Midnight
The Monkey Wrench
1025 Barret Ave.
$12 (adv.) $15 (door)
VIP All Access tickets $75 includes buffet, beverages and private roof top access.
21+

A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Gonzo Foundation and a local high school creative writer for a scholarship grant.

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