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August 2, 2014

Slushy/ Today’s Hits/ Trailblazer/ The Butchers at Al’s Bar

  Hailing from Chicago, Slushy is singer/guitarist Chris Kramer and guitarist/drummer/singer Brent Zmrhal. The sugar-fried bop-pop duo specializes in sunny melodies and wall-of-sound guitars. Today’s Hit is led by local musician James Swanberg.  Trailblazer and the Butchers are local rock.   www.alsbarlexington.com   

Start: August 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

August 8, 2014

Glish/ I Like You/ Sun Street at AL’s Bar

Glish are a progressive/ alt rock outfit from New Orleans.   I Like You is a Lexington new wave/progressive metal group.     Sun Street is a psychedelic rock band from Morehead, Ky.   www.alsbarlexington.com   

Start: August 8, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

August 15, 2014

C2 and The Brothers Reed at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

  C2 is a Lexington rock pop quartet. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: August 15, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 15, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

August 22, 2014

WUKY’s Phoenix Fridays: Ben Sollee/ Coralee & The Townies at Phoenix Park

Ben Sollee is a cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his innovative playing style, genre-bending songwriting, electrifying performances, political activism, and wide appeal. His music incorporates banjo, guitar, and mandolin along with percussion and unusual cello techniques to create a unique sound. His songs exhibit a mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz, and R&B elements. Coralee and the Townies are a …

Start: August 22, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Phoenix Park
Address:
1 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Ford Theatre Reunion/ Tinderbox Circus Sideshow/ Automation/ Last Question at Cosmic Charlie’s

Ford  Ford Theatre Reunion is an over- the- top-cabaret/Circus style band from Lexington incorporating many different instruments and genres.  Tinderbox Circus Sideshow provide a humorous and provocative stage show featuring slapstick humor, comic skits, bawdy songs, striptease acts, and a scantily clad female chorus.  Automation is the moniker of DJ/producer from Marcus Rodriguez.  Last Question is progressive metal out of …

Start: August 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

August 29, 2014

WRFL presents: Circuit Des Yeux/ Clay Rendering/ Failing Lights at Al’s Bar

Circuit Des Yeux is the onstage monkiker of indie/avant-garde musician Haley Fohr. Clay Rendering is a dark duo creating a fractured, electronic indie sound.  www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: August 29, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 29, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

September 14, 2014

NEEDTOBREATHE at Singletary Center for The Arts

Needtobreathe came to the attention of Atlantic/Lava Records, who signed the band in 2005. A debut full-length album, Daylight (the cover of which was painted by Bo), arrived one year later, having been recorded at the British Heliocentric Studios with Keane’s producer, Andy Green. Tours with Train, Collective Soul, and Will Hoge kept the guys busy throughout the year, and …

Start: September 14, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 14, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $31

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 17, 2014

The NTH Power at Cosmic Charlie’s

Few artists pack as much punch in a five-piece, all-analog ensemble as The Nth Power. The formula starts with drummer Nikki Glaspie (Dumpstaphunk, Beyoncé)’s deep pocket, explosive energy and silky vocals, compounded by bassist Nate Edgar (John Brown’s Body), whose quiet confidence lies in perfect contrast to the emphatic, funky low-end he creates.     www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: October 17, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 17, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States