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October 1, 2014

Red Barn Radio: The Whiskey Charmers at Artsplace

The Whiskey Charmers is the Americana Roots duo of Carrie Shepard and Lawrence Daversa. Their haunting melodies tell stories of love, heartbreak, the open road, and of course, whiskey. Brett Callwood of the Detroit Metro Times says “The Whiskey Charmers truly create the aural equivalent of crying into a tumbler filled with bourbon, bemoaning a lost love.” www.redbarnradio.com 

Start: October 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 1, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

October 8, 2014

Red Barn Radio: Phoebe Hunt and Connor Forsyth at Artsplace

Like all troubadours, singer-songwriter Phoebe Hunt is a rambler. Recent years have seen the Texas native relocate from Austin to Nashville to her current residence in Brooklyn. This wanderlust is evident in her new album with The Gatherers featuring Connor Forsyth, Walk with Me (out Aug. 26, 2014), which effortlessly blends country, swing, jazz, folk, and pop. Hunt and singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist …

Start: October 8, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 8, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

October 9, 2014

Alyssa Jacey at Natasha’s Bistro

Alyssa Jacey is a local singer-songwriter with a six albums to date and an extensive tour list. www.beetnik.com 

Start: October 9, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 9, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

October 10, 2014

Patrick McNeese Band at Willie’s Locally Known

This music defies description, but there are hints of Joni Mitchell, Bruce Cockburn, a smidgen of Dr. John, some Jean Luc Ponty and a bit of Bruce Hornsby and Van Morrison.  Patrick McNeese – Vocals, guitar                                                 …

Start: October 10, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 10, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

October 11, 2014

John Prine Hootenanny at Willie’s Locally Known

  Willie’s Locally Known, West Sixth Brewery and WUKY present a night of John Prine music featuring: Paul Priest, Warren Byrom & Fabled Canelands, Troy Jamison, Zen Highway, The Jar Flies, Egon Danielson, DeBraun Thomas, The Hollow Bodies, Bear Medicine, Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, Velvet Water, Burton Joyner and more!  $10 at the door to benefit Kentuckians For The Commonwealth. …

Start: October 11, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 11, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $10

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

 Singer/songwriter and Lexington transplant playing multi-genre acoustic music.     www.henryclayspublichouse.com   

Start: October 11, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 11, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

October 16, 2014

Ben Sollee at EKU Center for The Arts

Lexington native Ben Sollee was weaned on vintage soul, a musical disposition still clearly heard in his rough, smooth, smoky vocals. With cello in hand he engages his legion of fans to rediscover the connections between music, art, film, dance, their community, and personal relationships. An intimate concert set entirely on the EKU Center stage, you can sit back and …

Start: October 16, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 16, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $20

October 28, 2014

Troubadour Concert Series: Leo Kottke at the Lyric Theatre

  A widely recognized master of his instrument, Leo Kottke is an acoustic guitarist known for his innovative and idiosyncratic finger picking style.  He plays syncopated and polyphonic melodies drawing on blues, jazz and folk influences and has also built a jam band type following having collaborated with Phish’s Mike Gordon for some albums and tours. www.troubashow.com 

Start: October 28, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 28, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $36

November 12, 2014

Alyssa Jacey at Natasha’s Bistro

  Local recording artist Alyssa Jacey plays acoustic guitar like a percussion instrument, therefore with her powerful yet airy voice accompanied by a rhythmic style on guitar that’s all her own, she’s a one woman band.    www.beetnik.com 

Start: November 12, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 12, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

November 15, 2014

Diego Garcia at Singletary Center for The Arts

Diego Garcia knows how to mine romantic yearning in his work. His acclaimed 2011 solo debut Laura was the ultimate bedroom recording, an intensely focused and utterly entrancing chamber-pop song cycle about unrequited love, his own. The titular Laura was a woman he fell for in college but lost during a hectic period a decade ago when he was fronting …

Start: November 15, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 15, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $26

December 2, 2014

Troubadour Concert Series: Blue Sky Riders at The Lyric Theatre

    Kenny Loggins has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and now he’s part of the country trio “Blue Sky Riders,” (Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman, Gary Burr) whose debut album, “Finally Home,” came out earlier this year. Performing such favorites as ‘Celebrate Me Home,’ ‘This Is It,’ ‘Whenever I Call You Friend,’ Footloose and ‘Danny’s Song,’ along with …

Start: December 2, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 2, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

January 31, 2015

Carrie Newcomer at EKU Center for The Arts

Carrie Newcomer’s distinctive voice fits the depth, humor, and gravity of the stories she tells through song. Over the course of her career she has become a prominent voice for progressive spirituality, social justice and interfaith dialogue. Her ability for sharp observation of the world led the Dallas Morning News to rave, “She’s the kind of artist whose music makes …

Start: January 31, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 31, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $20

March 8, 2015

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy at EKU Center for The Arts

Two of the world’s most celebrated fiddlers, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, will electrify with a fusion of French, Celtic and Cajun styles. MacMaster has collaborated and performed with Alison Krauss, The Chieftans, Paul Simon, Pavarotti, and Yo-Yo Ma, while Donnell gained a reputation as the spirited and athletic leader of Leahy, the Ontario-based, eight-piece family band that last played …

Start: March 8, 2015 3:00 pm
End: March 8, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $23-$36