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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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$49 + tax

Bleu Plate Food Tour

September 7, 2013
Downtown Lexington,
Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
A guided, walking food tour that traverses through beautiful, historic downtown Lexington while stopping at the city’s best eateries. Sample the fare that made each place an iconic staple in Lexington restaurants. It’s a stroll through the park with a side dish of history, a dash of culture and a taste of the Bluegrass. Two “Heart of the Bluegrass” tours …
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Lexington Roots and Heritage Festival

September 7, 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 7, 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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6:00 pm
Free

Currents—Curated by Louis Bickett

September 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Art League,
209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington ,
Opening party, 6-9 p.m. Currents is a conceptual art exhibition curated by Louis Zoellar Bickett and and featuring the work of five artists who have ties to Lexington: Aaron Michael Skolnick, Aurora Childs, R. Clint Colburn, G. Haviland Argo III, Guy Mendes, and Phillip March Jones. Based in Lexington and internationally-exhibited, conceptual artist and photographer Bickett is best-known for his practice of collecting.Since 1972, he has …
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$25

A Taste of the Aegean: An Evening of Ancient & Modern Poetry and Dance

September 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Headley Whitney Museum,
4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington, KY 40510 United States
In collaboration with the Aegean Echoes art exhibit and the Panagia Pantovasilissa Greek Orthodox Church, an evening of ancient and modern poetry will be presented by Dr. Haris Symeonides and Peter Moore, doctoral student of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky. The event will also feature Greek dances from various regions in Greece and a “taste” from Greece. Appetizers and wine …
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7:00 pm
$20-$40

“Shadows of The 60′s”: A Tribute to The Four Tops at Grand Theatre

September 6, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grand Theatre,
308 Clair St. , Frankfort, KY United States
R&B veteran Dave Revels in his presentation “Shadows of the ‘60s: A Tribute to The Four Tops.” Revels first performed at the Grand’s opening concert in September 2009 as lead singer of The Coasters. “Shadows” includes both male and female singers and a six-person band performing full Motown repertoire, with a focus on the legendary Four Tops’ hits. Click here …
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8:00 pm

Charles Ross’ ‘One Man Lord Of The Rings’ at Norton Center

September 6, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Norton Center for the Arts,
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY United States
Last season Charles Ross brought his One Man Star Wars show to Club Weisiger. The sold-out audience demanded his return with a performance based on his other favorite fantasy series: One Man Lord of the Rings. Ross hurtles his way through the entire Tolkien trilogy recreating the magical world of Middle-earth and all its enchanting characters. In this inspired performance, …
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Frank Bang & the Secret Stash/ Ami Saraiya at Willie’s Locally Known

September 6, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Willie’s Locally Known,
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY 40508 United States
Frank Bang is a Chicago native and seasoned blues veteran that has toured with the likes of Buddy Guy, among others and will bring his blues/rock quartet to the Willie’s stage. Ami Saraiya & The Outcome are a local band with a unique sound: folk/punk and jazz cabaret. www.willieslex.com Find out more »

Chung Yen Twins at Natasha’s Bistro

September 6, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Natasha’s Bistro & Bar,
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
The Chung Yen Twins are J.D. Wright and David Cubine, a progressive acoustic guitar and vocal duo creating and performing a musical palette of rock, blues, jazz, and roots music. www.beetnik.com for reservations. Find out more »
9:00 pm

Soul Funkin Dangerous/ The Blue Soul Gypsys, etc at Al’s Bar

September 6, 2013 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Al's Bar,
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY United States
Also appearing, The Old Americans. Soul Funkin Dangerous is a band out of Lexington, KY that mixes original music with both retro and modern influence to create a fusion of soul, funk and blues. The Blue Soul Gypsys are a rock trio based out of Elizabethtown, KY. www.alsbarlexington.com   Find out more »

Jacob Stiefel and The Truth at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

September 6, 2013 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Paulie’s Toasted Barrel,
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY United States
Forth Payne, Alabama native Jacob Stiefel and band play a southern mix of country and  rock. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com Find out more »
9:45 pm
$22-$20

Heywood Banks at Comedy Off Broadway

September 6, 2013 @ 9:45 pm - 11:45 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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10:00 pm

Pawnshop Radio at Cheapside

September 6, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
Cheapside Bar & Grill,
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY United States
Pawnshop Radio is an indie-twang-pop/rock band, based in Lexington, KY. Their songs are notable for male/female vocal harmonies, compelling melodies, socially aware lyrics and quirky, intricate instrumental fillers. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com Find out more »

Boogie G and The Titanics at Parlay Social

September 6, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
Parlay Social,
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY United States
Lexington power-funk trio comprised of veteran musicians Dan Trisko, George Burdette, and Steve Lewis. www.parlaysocial.com Find out more »
$8

JACT: Sweater Beats / OK DeeJays / Milyoo

September 6, 2013 @ 10:00 pm
Cosmic Charlie’s,
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY United States
JACT is a series organized by local DJs Ellie Herring and Jaime Lazich (aka DJ Jamples) brings in a variety of local, regional and national artists specializing in electronic music. This event features lights by Underlying Themes. | SWEATER BEATS | (Sweater Room) https://soundcloud.com/sweaters Antonia Cuna began making music out of his bedroom while growing up in Brooklyn. It seems …
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