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July 29, 2015

Acoustic Night: Beth Farmer/ Bryan Minks/ Hannah Rector/ Eric Bolander at Henry Clay’s Public House

A monthly series showcasing local singer songwriters on the Henry Clay’s Stage.  www.henryclayspublichouse.com  

Start: July 29, 2015 8:00 pm
End: July 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 30, 2015

Maggie Lander at Molly Brooke’s Irish Bar

Lexington singer and songwriter Maggie Lander will play a solo acoustic set consisting of her original songs and choice covers.  

Start: July 30, 2015 8:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Molly Brook's Irish Bar
Phone: (859) 420 - 5792
Address:
109 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

August 3, 2015

WoodSongs: The Spinney Brothers/ Roy Bookbinder at The Lyric Theatre

THE SPINNEY BROTHERS are based in Canada and heralded all over North America as champions of traditional bluegrass music, touring in support of their new CD, Tried & True.  Allan & Rick Spinney, who still call Nova Scotia home, are known for their heartfelt, brother duet vocals.  The siblings record for Mountain Fever Records in Willis, Virginia. They are coming …

Start: August 3, 2015 6:45 pm
End: August 3, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10

August 5, 2015

Emily Kopp at Natasha’s Bistro

With music dubbed as a marriage between “bluesy heartache vocals and pop songwriting smarts” (The Advocate), Kopp works in the grassroots-esque style of countless artists who she most admires. She has shared stages with Brandi Carlile, Michelle Branch, Parachute, Boyce Avenue, The Gin Blossoms, Marc Cohn, ZZ Ward, Delta Rae, Matchbox 20, among others. In October 2013, Kopp’s debut full length release, “Serendipity …

Start: August 5, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 5, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

August 9, 2015

WRFL presents: Chuck Johnson at Natasha’s Bistro

Chuck Johnson is a composer and musician currently residing in Oakland, CA. He began playing fingerstyle acoustic guitar in the early 1990’s, inspired by the North Carolina Piedmont blues of Elizabeth Cotten, Rev. Gary Davis, and Etta Baker, as well as the “American Primitive” approach to steel string guitar as a solo concert instrument and vehicle for personal expression. These influences …

Start: August 9, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 9, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

August 12, 2015

Adron at Natasha’s Bistro

Adron is rapidly being recognized as one of the most uniquely gifted songwriters and vocalists of this generation. Named Best Songwriter of 2012 by the Atlanta-based arts and culture magazine Creative Loafing, she has managed to unite audiences from wildly far-flung backgrounds, age groups and subcultural scenes with her universally communicative and infectious music. In a style nearly impossible to …

Start: August 12, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 12, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

August 13, 2015

Grits and Soul at Willie’s Locally Known

Based Asheville, North Carolina, they continue to make their mark, not defining themselves by genre but bending the rules to create their own distinctive sound. As the name suggests, Grits & Soul represent the best parts of their Southern heritage by taking the influences of mountain bluegrass and classic country and fusing it with those of Mississippi soul and blues. www.willieslex.com

Start: August 13, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 13, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Mitch Barrett at Natasha’s Bistro

Appalachianfunkyfolksyrastabluesman Mitch Barrett is Kentucky’s most awarded and sought after singer, songwriter and storyteller. Mitch takes his audience on an engaging journey, channeling the inner voice of a truck-stop waitress, a mountain boy seeking spirituality or a socially and environmentally-charged activist. www.beetnik.com

Start: August 13, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 13, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

August 27, 2015

Small Batch/ Englishman at Soulful Space

Soulful Space welcomes Small Batch and Englishman for an evening of American songbook / Indie folk-pop.    

Start: August 27, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 27, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Good Shepherd Church
Address:
533 E. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Singer-Songwriter Night at Natasha’s Bistro

Hosted by beloved local writer Tom Green, this series features a revolving cast of players, all sharing their songs ‘in the round.’ www.beetnik.com 

Start: August 27, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 27, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

August 28, 2015

Mipso at Natasha’s Bistro

The renegade traditionalists of Mipso — Jacob Sharp on mandolin, Joseph Terrell on guitar, and Wood Robinson on double bass — are doing their part to take three-part harmony and Appalachian influences into new territory. The three North Carolina songwriters have wandered off the path blazed by Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson to find a new clearing for their southern …

Start: August 28, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 28, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

September 7, 2015

WoodSongs: Tommy Emmanuel at The Lyric Theatre

TOMMY EMMANUEL is arguably one of the most exciting, brilliant and powerful guitar masters on earth. Walking in the legacy of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and many others Tommy has dazzled audiences worldwide with his sheer mastery of the instrument. WoodSongs will welcome him back for his sixth appearance on the broadcast they celebrate the release of his brand new …

Start: September 7, 2015 6:45 pm
End: September 7, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10 - $20

September 16, 2015

Sofia Talvik at Al’s Bar

Unmistakably Nordic in flavor, Sofia Talvik somehow still conforms to American interpretations of her own original music, a North Sea siren blending sparkle and melancholy, creating a special niche of folk music that has been described as neo-folk. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: September 16, 2015 8:00 pm
End: September 16, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

October 1, 2015

Chick Corea/ Bela Fleck at the EKU Center for The Arts

Two legends from different musical worlds, pianist Chick Corea and banjo player Béla Fleck are two of the most gifted and adventurous improvisers in music history. “As a duo,” says NPR, “Fleck and Corea combine a variety of musical styles and flavors—from blues to bluegrass, from classical to country.” www.ekucenter.com for tickets.

Start: October 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 1, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States

October 18, 2015

Troubadour Concert Series: Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell at the Lexington Opera House

Emmylou Harris is a thirteen time Grammy Award winning American singer and songwriter originally from Birmingham, Alabama known for her musical career as well as her activism and one of the most revered voices in country music. Rodney Crowell’s commercial success in the late ’80s was huge, and in 2003 he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. …

Start: October 18, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 18, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

October 22, 2015

Good Lovlies at EKU Center for The Arts

Funny, upbeat, and sassy, the Good Lovelies’ signature sound is a pinch of folk-roots, a dash of flirty bluegrass, and just a touch of western swing. The Toronto-based trio won a 2010 Juno Award (a Canadian Grammy) for Roots Album of the Year.  www.ekucenter.com for tickets.

Start: October 22, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 22, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States

April 7, 2016

Mountain Heart at EKU Center for The Arts

Mountain Heart’s musical virtuosity, unmatched energy, and distinctive sound have made them one of the most unforgettable acoustic acts performing today. A bluegrass band with a down home charm and a rock ‘n’ roll heart, Mountain Heart has appeared at the Grand Ole Opry over 125 times. They have toured with Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss, LeAnn Rimes and George Jones, …

Start: April 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: April 7, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $25
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