The After Party: Your guide to great Derby parties

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It's Derby weekend in Louisville, and that means it's party time! There are many events taking place all over the city to celebrate, and of course, plenty of celebrities.

We hooked up with DJ Empty Beats, who has a mixshow on B96.5 called The After Party, to get the scoop on some of the biggest Derby parties.

Derby Soundstage

Thursday, May 3
Broadbent Arena
Doors open at 7 p.m.

Lil Wayne
DJ Envy
K. Michelle
2 Chainz

TICKETS

Pre-Derby Bash

Thursday, May 3
Diamond Pub Concert Hall
11 p.m. – 4 a.m.
Ages 30+

DJ Kaos
DJ Q (B96.5)

Tickets available at the door only
General Admission – $20
VIP – $40

Penthouse & Rooftop Day Party

Friday, May 4
O’Shea’s Penthouse
4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Ages: 30+

DJ Kaos
DJ Empty Beats
DJ Shark
DJ Equip

TICKETS

Derby Eve Experience

Friday, May 4
Brown & Williamson Club
10 p.m. – 3 a.m.

DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown (Erykah Badu)
DJ Z-Nyce
DJ Q

TICKETS

Trifecta Celebrity After Party

Friday, May 4
The Palace
11 p.m. – 4 a.m.

Hosted by Diddy

TICKETS

Bowties & Bourbon Day Party

Saturday, May 5
Manhattan on Broadway
3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Keyvoko featuring KMF Band
DJ Z-Nyce

TICKETS

Darrell Griffith Experience

Saturday, May 5
Kentucky Exposition Center
11:30 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.

Keyshia Cole
Kid Capri

TICKETS

Run for the Roses

Saturday, May 5
African-American Heritage Center
Doors open at 11 p.m.

TICKETS

Goodtimers Silent Party

Saturday, May 5
Headliners Music Hall
10 p.m. – 3 a.m.

DJ Kaos
DJ Equip
DJ Always

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Boopac Tour at Derby

Saturday, May 5
Legends Night Club
Doors open at 10 p.m.

Boosie Performing Live

TICKETS

Rooftop Day Party Finale

Sunday, May 6
Ice House
4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

TICKETS

Derby Grand Finale

Sunday, May 6
Tim Faulkner Art Gallery
Doors open at 11 p.m.

DJ Lil Jerry
DJ Nitty