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April 23, 2014

Stephen Kelly Hunt at Parlay Social

Stephen Kelly Hunt is a Murray, Ky-native singer and powerhouse guitarist covering classic rock, country and pop classics from the 80′s and beyond. This will be a solo acoustic set performance. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: April 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

April 24, 2014

PALEFACE at Willie’s Locally Known

Paleface is an American musician and artist currently on tour as a high-energy folk rock band and has released over a dozen records including two major label releases, and he’s collaborated and performed on three albums by The Avett Brothers. Paleface has influenced and inspired a wide range of musical acts, from electro-popsters YACHT, to Grammy Award recipients Kimya Dawson,  …

Start: April 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

Singer/songwriter and Lexington transplant playing multi-genre acoustic music every Thursday night at Henry’s. www.henryclayspublichouse.com

Start: April 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

April 25, 2014

Tall, Dark and Handsome at Natasha’s Bistro

DH4 aka Tall, Dark and Handsome is a rare blend of jazz and regional music. Karen Jones (fiddle) and Bev Futrell (guitar), also members of the Reel World String Band, team up with George Neel, an accomplished jazz mandolin player, and Ricky Baldwin, a well-known bass player, also playing with Nick Stump’s Blues All-Stars. The songwriting and country-inspired singing of …

Start: April 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

April 27, 2014

Farewell Drifters at Natasha’s Bistro

With their acoustic instrumentation and the anthemic thrust of their songwriting, the Farewell Drifters find themselves in the midst of what’s bound to go down in the annals of popular music history as an era-defining, youthful folk-rock boom.  They bring a unique Brian Wilson-like sensibility to the movement, with intricately arranged harmonies and atmospheric, string-swathed studio shading that is newly …

Start: April 27, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 27, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $12

April 28, 2014

WoodSongs: American Drive/ Larry Sparks at The Lyric Theatre

American Drive is a high-octane bluegrass band that includes members of J.D. Crowe and The New South who are carrying on now that J.D. has announced his retirement. The result is a seasoned group that brings fresh new material to the forefront while still performing selected New South classics. The band just released their debut album on Rural Rhythm Records. …

Start: April 28, 2014 6:45 pm
End: April 28, 2014 8:15 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $15

May 1, 2014

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

Singer/songwriter and Lexington transplant playing multi-genre acoustic music every Thursday night at Henry’s. www.henryclayspublichouse.com

Start: May 1, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 1, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

May 5, 2014

WoodSongs: Willie Watson/ Acoustic Eidolon at The Lyric Theatre

Willie Watson is best-known for his work with his previous band Old Crow Medicine Show and a large part of the reason that banjo and guitar driven music is heard everywhere in the air these days. Born in Watkins Glen, NY, Watson discovered North Carolina Appalachian music and began to unearth old Folkways albums. His debut solo album, ‘Folk Singer …

Start: May 5, 2014 6:45 pm
End: May 5, 2014 8:15 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10

May 8, 2014

tadoo Lounge feat. Coralee and the Townies and Switchmen

WUKY presents Coralee and the Townies at the tadoo lounge with food by Fork in the Road Mobile Galley Kitchen at the offices of Smiley Pete Publishing. Coralee and the Townies are a Lexington, Kentucky based band of a genre they’ve self-defined as HONKY TONK SOUL. And it’s a fitting description, as the sextet whoops and weeps with traditional authenticity and contemporary …

Start: May 8, 2014 6:00 pm
End: May 8, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Smiley Pete Publishing
Address:
434 Old Vine St., Lexington

May 15, 2014

Dale Ann Bradley/ Steve Gulley at Willie’s Locally Known

A former Coon Creek Girl and mainstay at Kentucky’s Renfro Valley Barn Dance, Bradley commands a list of awards as long as Highway 40, yet a few minutes with her tells you she is something even more than extraordinarily gifted – she’s extraordinarily human. A Primitive Baptist preacher’s daughter out of the hills of Kentucky where no musical instruments were …

Start: May 15, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 15, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

May 16, 2014

Tim Easton/ KY Hoss Cats at Willie’s Locally Known

Tim Easton’s americana sound is sometimes delicate and breakable, and sometimes a raucous wall of folk-influenced rock and roll. KY Hoss Cats: Four on the floor era country music and western swing featuring: Brandon Bowlds, Danny Cecil, Roddy Puckett, Ray Smith, Tim Welch, Jesse Wells, and Ross Whitaker.        www.willieslex.com

Start: May 16, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 16, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

May 19, 2014

WoodSongs: The Infamous Stringdusters/ Elephant Revival at The Lyric Theatre

The Infamous Stringdusters sound like no one else, combining virtuosic chops on five traditional bluegrass instruments, with an ethos of pushing the genre forward. When the band first emerged eight years ago, they were immediately branded fast-picking Nashville wunderkinds, a new-generation super group built to revive the high lonesome sound. Then came immediate accolades—IBMA awards, a chart-topping self-titled album and …

Start: May 19, 2014 6:45 pm
End: May 19, 2014 8:15 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10

June 11, 2014

Larry Cordle at Parlay Social

As part of the 2014 Best of Bluegrass Festival, or BOB, bluegrass music veteran Larry Cordle will perform at Parlay Social. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: June 11, 2014 8:00 pm
End: June 11, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

June 21, 2014

Jeff Clair and Half Past Lonesome at Natasha’s Bistro

Veteran traditional bluegrass act from Jackson, KY. www.beetnik.com

Start: June 21, 2014 8:00 pm
End: June 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

June 24, 2014

Eric Loy at Natasha’s Bistro

Eric Loy is an amazingly versatile performer and composer who draws on influences from rock, classical, jazz and progressive percussive guitar.  He is very sensitive to the audience and plays “off the cuff,” surprising even himself with what comes through his fingers. His incredible guitar technique is coupled with his unique sense of humor making each performance intellectually stimulating, refreshing, …

Start: June 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: June 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

July 9, 2014

Michael Corwin at Natasha’s Bistro

Michael Corwin is a meticulous songwriter, from Toledo, Ohio. Influenced by classic artists such as Steve Earle, Woody Guthrie, Lyle Lovett, and Townes Van Zandt, his music captures the joys and hardships of the common man, with songs that are relatable, authentic descriptions of life. His songs hold a nice balance of skilled musicianship with enduring melodies that create a …

Start: July 9, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 9, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

August 13, 2014

The Whipstitch Sallies at Willie’s Locally Known

Four women command the stage with their electrifying presence, traditional instruments, and tight harmonies. Allie Burbrink drives the rhythm on open-back banjo and guitar while Kat Erickson holds down the groove on upright bass. Sam Roberts’ blistering mandolin licks and Katie Burk’s spirited fiddle leads kick up an exuberant racket that’s rooted in mountain music but informed by styles from …

Start: August 13, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 13, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

September 7, 2014

Matthew Cochran at Natasha’s Bistro

Matthew Cochran is a singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist who mixes the plaintive folksong of his native Appalachia with classical conservatory training. A ten-year veteran of the concert stage, Cochran abandoned traditional classical performances in 2010 in search of a hybrid between American roots music and classical composition. www.beetnik.com

Start: September 7, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 7, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5