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Lexington Roots and Heritage Festival

September 6, 2013
Downtown Lexington,
Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
For more than 25 years, the outdoor diversity festival Roots and Heritage Festival has been a pinnacle of regional diversity, providing entertainment and education for all ages with an entertainment line-up that includes live music, boxing exhibitions, a comedy show, plays/musicals, and literary readings, art, an African-American marketplace, vendors and more. Fri. 4-11 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.- 11 p.m.; Sun., …
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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present ‘Dragons’

September 6, 2013
Rupp Arena,
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY United States
Circus performers from the farthest reaches of the earth have assembled for Ringling Bros. Presents DRAGONS to showcase their astounding acts of bravery and astonishing athleticism. Ringling Bros. Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson presides over this fantastical celebratory tournament of circus champions that brings together mystic dragon lore with authentic circus feats. www.rupparena.com for tickets and information. September 6 7:00 PM September …
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4:30 pm
Free

Free Music at Thursday Night Live

September 5, 2013 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park,
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY United States
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Every Thursday evening, April 4 through October 31, 2013, Downtown Lexington features Central Bank Thursday Night Live, a free community event at Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park from 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. featuring beverages, food from local booths. June 13- Kenny Owens June 20- Twiggenburys June 27: Tribute to Johnny Cash July 4- Catch 22 July 11- Better Off Dead …
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5:00 pm

Opening Reception for John Martin: Multi Tools

September 5, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Institute 193,
193 North Limestone, Lexington,
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A Mississippi native, John Martin lives in Oakland, California, where he works with Creative Growth Art Center, an organization that serves adult artists with developmental, mental, and physical disabilities.   Multi-tools is presented in collaboration with Creative Growth Art Center. It is one of two exhibitions of Creative Growth artists on view in Kentucky during the month of September: the …
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7:15 pm
$12-$22

Heywood Banks at Comedy Off Broadway

September 5, 2013 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Comedy Off Broadway,
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY United States
Equal parts genius and buffoon, this songwriter-comic-singer-poet-musician has become a cult hero and a pop icon, with a show that appeals to college students, stoners, businessmen, yuppies, rednecks, punks, kids or your grandmother. 

Heywood intersperses his humorous observations of life with twisted, inventive, bizarre songs, sung and played in a variety of styles, from folk, to country to rock to …
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8:30 pm
$8

Patrick McNeese Band at Natasha’s Bistro

September 5, 2013 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Natasha’s Bistro & Bar,
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
The Patrick McNeese Band will soon begin recording “Dreams in the Light,” Patrick’s lyrical grooves to be presented in serial chapters. Produced by Duane Lundy at Lexington’s Shangri-La Studios, plans call for recording to begin in October. This special evening at Natasha’s launches the band’s Kickstarter campaign in support of the project, a series of 3-4 song “chapters” from the …
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Stephen Kelly Hunt Band at Parlay Social

September 5, 2013 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Parlay Social,
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY United States
Popular local country/rock singer, guitarist and songwriter will take the Parlay stage with his energetic band. www.parlaysocial.com Find out more »
10:00 pm

Bad Cop / Best Friend Band at Cosmic Charlie’s

September 5, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
Cosmic Charlie’s,
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY United States
Known for their frenetic live shows, Bad Cop is a raucous punk trio from Nashville. www.cosmic-charlies.com  Also featuring Best Friend Band, Mail the Horse / Plastic Visions. Find out more »
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