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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

Julia Knight at Natasha’s Bistro

A singer-songwriter of unusual skill, Julia released her debut CD in January 2012 titled “Just Live”. In addition to her original songs, Julia puts an acoustic spin on a number of covers ranging from Elvis and Beatles tunes to current artists like Adele, Taylor Swift, Ingrid Michaelson, Colbie Caillat and more. www.beetnik.com 

Start: January 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

The Barrows at Cheapside Bar and Grill

The Barrows are an electric/acoustic duo playing covers and originals.    www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com

Start: January 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

February 1, 2015

Andrew Duhon Trio at Natasha’s Bistro

Andrew Duhon is a songwriter from New Orleans, a teller of stories with an undeniable voice, weighted and soulful. Duhon has released 3 recordings, the latest of which, ‘The Moorings’, was nominated for a Grammy in 2014 for ‘Best Engineered Album’. He has toured solo for much of his career, and that troubadour element is certainly present, an usher of …

Start: February 1, 2015 8:00 pm
End: February 1, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

February 6, 2015

John Cowan at The Grand Theatre

Cowan will be backed by fiddle player and vocalist Andrea Zonn of James Taylor’s band, multi-instrumentalist Rory Hoffman, and Billy Thomas, long-term drummer for Vince Gill. www.grandtheatrefrankfort.org for tickets.

Start: February 6, 2015 7:30 pm
End: February 6, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Grand Theatre
Address:
308 Clair St. , Frankfort, KY, United States
Cost: $20, $25 and $30

My Brother The Bear/ Tyler Childers at Willie’s Locally Known

Cincinnati, Ohio native My Brother the Bear’s music comes with a flourish and flair and a touch of whimsy. My Brother the Bear (Daniel Bayer) takes an introspective and often autobiographical approach to songwriting. A musician from childhood, Bayer’s songwriting pulls from an eccentric life history. Paintsville native and current Lexington resident, Tyler Childers grew up following his “Papaw” around …

Start: February 6, 2015 8:00 pm
End: February 6, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Big Fat Liars at Natasha’s Bistro

This acoustic duo combines a set list (featuring rock, classic country, top 40 and hip hop) with a fun, interactive show. The duo consists of author/filmmaker Michael Crisp and musician Brad Elswick. www.beetnik.com

Start: February 6, 2015 9:00 pm
End: February 6, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

February 12, 2015

tadoo Lounge Sessions: Chris Sullivan (“Western Movies” official CD Release Party), Kelly Richey and more

February’s tadoo Lounge Session welcomes Lexington singer/songwriter Chris Sullivan (The Swells, Big Maracas) to the stage, to perform from his recent solo debut album, ‘Western Movies.’ Lexington blues guitarist Kelly Richey will open the night. Delicious local food, libations and last minute Valentine’s gifts will be available for purchase at this free, all ages Happy Hour-style event – be sure to check …

Start: February 12, 2015 6:00 pm
End: February 12, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Smiley Pete Publishing
Address:
434 Old Vine St., Lexington
Cost: Free

February 13, 2015

Sterling Baxter at Cheapside Bar and Grill

Covering artists such as John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Alabama, Billy Currington and Jack Johnson.     www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com 

Start: February 13, 2015 10:00 pm
End: February 13, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

February 14, 2015

Sterling Baxter at Cheapside Bar and Grill

Covering artists such as John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Alabama, Billy Currington and Jack Johnson.     www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com 

Start: February 14, 2015 10:00 pm
End: February 14, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

February 25, 2015

Red Barn Radio: Red Embers at Artsplace

Formed in Paducah, Ky, this young acoustic band blends traditional instrumentation with rock sensibilities. www.redbarnradio.com

Start: February 25, 2015 8:00 pm
End: February 25, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

February 26, 2015

Tim and Myles Thompson at Natasha’s Bistro

Nashville-based father-and-son duo Tim and Myles Thompson not only bring to the table the unique chemistry between father and son but also a rare unbridled talent in finger-picking guitar, mandolin and bluegrass-inspired songwriting. Now celebrating their 5th release (with son Myles just at the ripe age of 19), the duo have performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival, Walnut Valley Festival, and …

Start: February 26, 2015 9:00 pm
End: February 26, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

March 5, 2015

Moonshine District/ Restless Leg String Band/ Hollow Bone at Al’s Bar

Moonshine district is a mountain music band from Eastern KY with wash tub bass, mandolin and guitar. Restless Leg String Band is a local raw and rowdy bluegrass band. Hollow Bone is an acoustic act from Louisville. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: March 5, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 5, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

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

March 13, 2015

Warren Byrom and The Fabled Canelands at Al’s Bar

The Fabled Canelands play indie americana/roots folk music based around the work of songsmith Warren Byrom.  This will also be a Birthday bash for Warren.  www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: March 13, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 13, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

May 29, 2015

Troubadour Concert Series: Hot Rize at the Lyric Theatre

After 24 years on pause, legendary bluegrass quartet Hot Rize is back together with a new album, When I’m Free and a worldwide tour. Hot Rize started in 1978 and became one of Americas most popular bluegrass ensembles renown for their powerful stage presence, humor and master musicianship. The band picked up where they left off after disbanding at the …

Start: May 29, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 29, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508