Attending the New Albany Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival, Sept. 27 & 28? Well we’ve already planned out your pre-game and after party. Turn up the fun and extend your stay with these things to do, along with local flavors in and around New Albany.  


Before the Festival, Sept. 26

Things to Do

Carnegie Center of Arts and Culture Blunt Exhibit


  • Explore skateboarding culture through art
    The Carnegie Center presents Blunt: Inspiration in transition, a group exhibition of artwork by prominent local and national artists whose lives and work are influenced by the creative culture of skateboarding. 
    Blunt: Inspiration in transition, 201 E. Spring St, New Albany, IN 4715

Derby Dinner Playhouse Million Dollar Quartet

  • Dinner theater & rock n’ roll
    See the Broadway hit rock n’ roll musical inspired by the electrifying true story of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash gathering at Sun Records for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. 
    ‘Million Dollar Quartet’, Derby Dinner Playhouse, 411 S. 4th St, Suite 180, Louisville, KY 40202


Places for Food, Drink & Sweets in New Albany

La Catrina   La Catrina


Donum Dei

After the Festival, Sept. 29

Things to do

Louder Than Life   Louder Than Life


  • Party with national bands
    This is Louisville's largest rock n’ roll festival! This year's acts include Guns N' Roses, Slipknot, Disturbed, Godsmack, Rob Zombie, Staind, A Day To Remember, Ice Cube, Marilyn Manson, Breaking Benjamin, and many others! 
    Louder Than Life, 937 Phillips Ln., Louisville, KY 40209

Cliffy Falls Get Cranky Sam Bartlett


  • Get Cranky and collaborate
    Join artist Sam Bartlett for a special showing of the newly completed Clifty Falls Cranky Show featuring live old-time music.
    Clifty Falls Cranky Show Final Performance, 2221 Clifty Dr., Madison, IN 47250

Walnut Ridge

  • Explore the stories of dead villains, heroes and lovers
    Go on a one-hour guided tour to hear the stories of the people, history and symbolism behind the stones.
    The Stones Talk: Walnut Ridge Cemetery Tour, Hamburg Pike, Jeffersonville, IN 47130


Places for Food, Drink & Sweets in New Albany

Floyd County Brewing   Floyd County Brewing


Honey Creme Donuts


Extend Your Stay, Enhance Your Play! For more ideas for things to do in southern Indiana visit our events page.