LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Gonzo Fest kicked off Monday night. It's a weeklong celebration of Louisville-native Hunter S. Thompson and his legacy.

Tonight's event at Old 502 Winery featured music and readings of Thompson's work.

The week will culminate with a ceremony unveiling a 40-feet-wide Hometown heroes poster for Thompson.

It will also include an honorary renaming of the city to Hunter's Gonzo-ville. 

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