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October 26, 2014

Nick Dittmeier In-Store Performance at CD Central

Nick Dittmeier is a singer-songwriter from southern Indiana who fronted the alt-country band Slithering Beast for five years. In early 2013, he branched out and started performing under his own name and established a new band. His first release, an EP called “Extra Better,” garnered local and regional attention and radio play, while earning him a nomination for “Songwriter of …

Start: October 26, 2014 3:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: CD Central
Address:
377 S. Limestone St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

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

October 29, 2014

Cory Branan at Willie’s Locally Known

“Branan’s hushed, dry whiskey voice and his sharp edged, story song lyrics make the appropriately titled Mutt a mongrel that rewards repeated spins…” -American Songwriter www.willieslex.com

Start: October 29, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 29, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

November 1, 2014

All The Little Pieces/ Sydney Cubit at Willie’s Locally Known

All the Little Pieces is an eclectic, multigenerational band from Central Kentucky. They play a wide variety of music ranging from roots country, jazz and blues to modern rock. A seasoned local singer-songwriter, Sydney has performed at various venues and writes much of her own material, in a flowy, acoustic pop style. www.willieslex.com 

Start: November 1, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Buffalo Wabs and The Price Hill Hustle at Al’s Bar

  Buffalo Wabs (aka Matt Wabnitz) spearheads this group, playing guitar and taking most of the vocal duties. Casey Campbell, Ian Mathieu, and Scott Risner comprise The Price Hill Hustle side of the equation. The group is deeply rooted in the tradition of Old Time pioneers; however, the energy they bring to a live performance could burn down the rowdiest …

Start: November 1, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 1, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

November 2, 2014

Joe Ely at Natasha’s Bistro

  Joe Ely is a Texas troubadour and songwriter with a broad depth to his songs and stage presence. This concert will pr presented in conjunction with WUKY, 91.3. www.beetnik.com for reservations.  

Start: November 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 2, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $20

November 10, 2014

WoodSongs: Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn at The Lyric Theatre

  Béla is a banjo icon with more multi-category Grammy wins than any other artist. Abigail gained fame with the band Uncle Earl with triumphs in songwriting, theater, and even Chinese diplomacy by way of banjo. Together they toured the world with The Sparrow Quartet. They come to WoodSongs to celebrate their new CD … a front porch album of …

Start: November 10, 2014 6:45 pm
End: November 10, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $20

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 13, 2014

tadoo Lounge: Holiday Jamboree & Bazaar

The 2014-2015 tadoo Lounge season kicks off with a bang, with a bigger and better reprise of last year’s inaugural holiday bazaar and jamboree. A one-stop shop for getting a head start on all your locally-purchased holiday gifts! Featuring music from Doppio Music (Washington, DC), Maggie Lander and J. Tom Hnatow; food from Chef Nick Taylor. For sale at the holiday bazaar: art, …

Start: November 13, 2014 6:00 pm
End: November 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Smiley Pete Publishing
Address:
434 Old Vine St., Lexington

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

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

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

Start: November 15, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 15, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

November 21, 2014

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

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

Start: November 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 21, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

November 28, 2014

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

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

Start: November 28, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

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