The BiG GiG

Unfortunately, our 2020 Big Gig has been canceled due to the Covid 19 health crisis.

Our 2021 BiG GiG will be on Sunday, March 21st.

All of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists on stage during the BiG GiG

Our BiGGEST event and fundraiser of the year.

We’ll be back playing for you soon!  Keep checking our website for gig details.

What is the BiG GiG?

If you’ve never experienced the Louisville Leopard Percussionists – this is the GiG for you! The BiG GiG showcases kids from all of our Leopard programs – our Beginners, Advanced Group, Steel Leopards, Leopards Lite, and our Middle School Ensemble – over 120 kids on stage.

BiG GiG 2019: Let’s Go Crazy!

See what all the hype is about! Enjoy our spirited rendition of Prince’s Lets Go Crazy from the BiG GiG 2019:

Raffle Prizes

Big thanks to the following companies for donating to our raffle!

Raffle Package #1: “OUT ON THE TOWN”

Total Value: $1,160

  • 2 tickets to Come from Away at the Kentucky Center
  • Falls City Brewing Company swag bag & brewery tour
  • Jimmy Can’t Dance year of cover-free entrances
  • 2 tickets to see The Lone Bellow on 4/5 and Tennis on 5/8 at Headliners
  • 2 tickets to see Citizen Cope on 4/16 a Paristown Hall
  • Cooper & Kings Experience: distillery tour for 6, cocktail ingredients, a classics cocktail recipe book
    and a brandy-inspired cookbook by local chef Dallas McGarity
  • Dinner for two at Vincenzo’s

THANK YOU: Broecker Family, Copper & Kings, Falls City Brewing Company, Joan & Agostino Gabriele, Jimmy Can’t Dance, Production Simple


Raffle Package #2: “FOOD GLORiOUS FOOD”

Total Value: $1,456

  • Bonefish Grill exclusive dinner experience (appetizers, fish specialties, drinks, & wine for 7)
  • Carraba’s Italian Grill $40 gift card
  • Dundee Tavern $25 gift card
  • The Fat Lamb Modern Kitchen and Bar $50 gift card
  • Levee at the River House $125 gift card
  • Mimi’s Cafe (muffins every month for a year)
  • Olive Garden $25 gift card
  • Portage House $50 gift card
  • Red Hot Roasters $20 gift card
  • River Road BBQ $100 gift card
  • Come Back Inn $40 gift card
  • Eiderdown $100 gift card
  • Irish Rover $20 gift card
  • Macaroni Grill $20 gift card
  • O’Charley’s $20 gift card
  • Payne Street Bakehouse $25 gift card
  • Red Hog $50 gift card
  • Red Lobster $30 gift card
  • Tim Tam Tavern $20 gift card

THANK YOU: Bonefish Grill, Carraba’s Italian Grill, Come Back Inn, Dundee Tavern, Eiderdown, The Fat Lamb Modern Kitchen and Bar, Hal Riedling – Parker & Klein Real Estate, Irish Rover, Levee at the River House, Macaroni Grill, Mimi’s Cafe, O’Charley’s, Olive Garden, Portage House, Red Hot Roasters, Red Lobster, River Road BBQ, Sanderfer Family, Tim Tam Tavern



Total Value: $825

  • Mountain Lover’s Hideaway 2 night stay in a 3-bedroom cabin (availability & date restrictions apply)
  • Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides half-day guided rock climbing for 2
  • Natural Bridge Skylift 4 round-trip passes
  • Red River Rockhouse restaurant $50 gift card
  • Sky Bridge Station $20 gift card
  • Trader Joe’s gift basket of snacks & goodies
  • Unbridled Spirit $50 gift card for use in any Kentucky State Park
  • Wild Things Gift Shop gift certificate for admission to the Nature Center, goat feeding, & gem mining

THANK YOU: 5-Star Cabin Rentals, Kentucky Rock & Adventure Guides, Klarer Family, Mears Family, Mountain Lover’s Hideaway, Natural Bridge Skylift, Red River Rockhouse, Sky Bridge Station, Wild Things Gift Shop

Raffle Package #4: “LOUiSViLLE LEGENDS”

Total Value: $1,150

  • Churchill Downs Trifecta Package for 8 including a table on Millionaire’s Row, Chef’s Table lunch, reserved seating, racing programs, and passes to the Kentucky Derby Museum (for the 2020 racing season based on availability, some dates excluded)
  • Louisville Slugger Museum 10 passes, 2 hats, 2 shirts
  • Drumhead autographed by My Morning Jacket
  • Ali Center family membership
  • Louisville City FC: 4 game tickets & swag
  • UofL Football: 2 tickets

THANK YOU: Ali Center, Churchill Downs, Louisville City FC, My Morning Jacket, SluggerKids Consignment, University of Louisville Athletics Department

Raffle Package #5: “SOMETHiNG FOR EVERYONE”

Total Value: $3,800

  • 2.0 pear-cut, center stone, 2.6 total carat weight, six-prong cubic zirconia palladium ring
  • Week of Bellarmine University basketball camp
  • Week of Jewish Community Center (JCC) summer camp
  • Burn Bootcamp 6-month membership
  • Fritz’s Salon & Spa haircut
  • Tunie’s $100 gift certificate
  • Megan Zinser Photography mini photo session

THANK YOU: Bellarmine University, Burn Boot Camp,, Fritz’s Salon & Spa, Jewish Community Center, LeBliss Salon & Spa, Megan Zinser Photography, Tunie’s

Raffle Package #6: “FORECASTLE & FAiR TRADE”

Total Value: $580

  • Forecastle Festival 2 general admission weekend passes, July 17-19
  • Peace of the Earth Fair Trade Fashionista basket including a boho bag, scarf, earrings, and a gift card

THANK YOU: Forecastle, Peace of the Earth

Raffle Package #7: “ART.”

Total Value: $1,320

  • Dan Dry equine canvas print
  • KMAC 2 family memberships
  • Tattoo Charlie’s $100 gift certificate
  • Jordan Pantoja 30 minute family photo session and $150 print credit
  • Derby City Chop Shop swag package including a gift certificate for a haircut, multiple products,
    enamel shave mug, shop towel, and skateboard deck
  • Turners Circus 6 classes
  • Art Eatables basket

THANK YOU: Antonio Pantoja Film and Photography, Art Eatables, Derby City Chop Shop, KMAC, PriceWeber, Tattoo Charlie’s, Turners Circus

Raffle Package #8: ” BANDS & BEYOND ViP FESTiVALS”

Total Value: $3,130

  • Hometown Rising 2 VIP weekend passes, Sept 12-13
  • Louder Than Life 2 VIP weekend passes Sept 18-20
  • Bourbon & Beyond 2 VIP weekend passes, Sept 25-27
  • Basket of goodies to complement your experience

THANK YOU: Danny Wimmer Presents, Mears Family, Overtone Music Group


Can’t Make it to the Gig? Make a tax-deductible donation!

The Louisville Leopard Percussionists is a 501(3)c non-profit organization. Your generous tax-deductible donation goes toward scholarships, special guests, new equipment, and extraordinary musical experiences.

Donate Today!