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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
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

August 30, 2014

Ancient Warfare/ Bear Medicine/ Shapes of Tape at the Green Lantern

Born a raw two-piece in the deep South, Ancient Warfare is now a multi-membered, multi-layered psych-folk-goth group led by singer and guitarist Echo Wilcox.  Shaker Steps describes Bear Medicine as “Beautiful soothing sounds emanate from the combination of falsetto lead vocals, acoustic guitar, cello, brushed drums, and flute that is Bear Medicine.” The two Lexington bands are celebrating the end of a …

Start: August 30, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
497 W. Third St., 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
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
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
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States