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August 29, 2014

Will Solomon at Natasha’s Bistro

Will Solomon grew up in Kentucky. Later in life, he picked up the guitar, moved to the boonies to study jazz, then headed south for Nashville. Now he writes and sings songs about the struggles and joys of love. Drawing from the folk and bluegrass influences of his home state, along with the sound of the many classic artists he …

Start: August 29, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 29, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

August 30, 2014

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

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

Start: August 30, 2014 10:30 pm
End: August 30, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

September 2, 2014

Southland Jamboree

The Southland Jamboree in Lexington, Kentucky is a free bluegrass music concert series that happens each Tuesday during the summer beside the Collins Bowling Center on Southland drive at 7:00 pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and hear the best local bluegrass music. Bring your instrument and join in the jam after the show. 5/27/14Southland Drive 6/3/14The Velvet Blue 6/10/14Newtown 6/17/14Dale Ann …

Start: September 2, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 2, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Collins Bowling Alley
Address:
205 Southland Drive , Lexington , KY, United States

September 4, 2014

Lyle Lovett & His Large Band at EKU Center for the Arts

Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums and four Grammy Awards. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.  Performing his witty, lyrical songs such as “She’s No Lady,” “If I Had …

Start: September 4, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 4, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $34-$80

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

September 17, 2014

Gaelic Storm at EKU Center For The Arts

Gaelic Storm rocketed to fame as the “party band” in the blockbuster film Titanic. Their dynamic stage show features rousing, upbeat vocals, wildly energetic dance tunes, haunting ballads, and infectious, madcap humor. www.ekucenter.com for tickets and information.

Start: September 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 17, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, 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