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August 1, 2014

Cory Chisel at Willie’s Locally Known

Cory Chisel is a Wisconsin-native singer and guitarist with a rootsy/contemporary indie sound. www.willieslex.com 

Start: August 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

August 2, 2014

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

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

Start: August 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

August 4, 2014

WoodSongs: Crowder/ The Collection at the Lyric Theatre

  CROWDER is the critically acclaimed artist and songwriter whose unique blend of folk/pop/electronica style combined with his outstanding musicianship, profound lyrics,  create an intricate songcraft. Long embraced for his tenure as the frontman of the wildly progressive group David Crowder Band, the band sold over 2 million albums, 2.9 million digital tracks, and had 11 Top 10 albums on …

Start: August 4, 2014 6:45 pm
End: August 4, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $20

August 5, 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: August 5, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 5, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Collins Bowling Alley
Address:
205 Southland Drive , Lexington , KY, United States

August 6, 2014

Barefoot Movement & Mitch Barrett at Natasha’s Bistro

  2013 brings the release of a new album, cross country touring, and all manners of shoeless excitement. Their new effort, “Figures of the Year”, comes on the heels of their west coast tour, opening for Anti Records artists The Milk Carton Kids from Denver to San Francisco to Vancouver. The record itself is a journey through a year, each …

Start: August 6, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 6, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

August 11, 2014

honeyhoney at Willie’s Locally Known

honeyhoney is an americana duo from Nashville consisting of fiddle, guitar and organic percussion. www.willieslex.com

Start: August 11, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 11, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

August 12, 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: August 12, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 12, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Collins Bowling Alley
Address:
205 Southland Drive , Lexington , KY, United States

Mikaela Davis at Natasha’s Bistro

Mikaela Davis is a harpist/singer-songwriter from Rochester, New York who burst onto the scene following her amazing YouTube covers of Sufjan Stevens’ “Casimir Pulaski Day,” which has received over 130,000 hits, and Elliott Smith’s “Twilight,” which has received close to 75,000 hits. Since releasing her latest EP Fortune Teller in January of this year, Mikaela has showcased at SXSW and …

Start: August 12, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 12, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

August 13, 2014

The Whipstitch Sallies at Cosmic Charlie’s

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: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

August 19, 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: August 19, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 19, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Collins Bowling Alley
Address:
205 Southland Drive , Lexington , KY, United States

August 23, 2014

23 String Band/ Blind Corn Liquor Pickers at Al’s Bar

The 23 String Band plays fun, fuel-injected, original Americana that dangerously weaves across the lanes of modern acoustic music. It’s a bluegrass attack fueled by high-octane rock-n-roll energy and triple-distilled oldtimey roots. Kentucky bluegrass stretched to it’s modern limits, driven by drums and electric guitar and propelled by powerful vocals. www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: August 23, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

August 26, 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: August 26, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 26, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Collins Bowling Alley
Address:
205 Southland Drive , Lexington , KY, United States

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 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

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