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July 22, 2014

Maggie Lander & Jesse Snyder at the Twisted Cork

Maggie Lander and Jesse Snyder are an acoustic duo hailing from Lexington, KY, and Nashville,TN, respectively. They will make their return to Lexington on the intimate stage of the Twisted Cork. Intertwined vocals, finger-style guitar, along with cello and fiddle, blend for an intimate and refreshing mix of Indie/Americana covers and originals. This young duo gives an engaging and lively …

Start: July 22, 2014 6:30 pm
End: July 22, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: The Twisted Cork
3344 Partner Pl, Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

July 25, 2014

WUKY’s Phoenix Fridays: Saintseneca/ Small Batch at Phoenix Park

This inaugural free music series organized by local NPR affiliate WUKY 91.3 will take place at Phoenix Park on the following dates: June 27: Dawn Landes and Simone Felice July 25: Small Batch and Saintseneca August 22: Coralee & The Townies and Ben Sollee September 26:  The Northside Sheiks and TBA Saintseneca is a four-piece alt indie band from Columbus, OH. Their new …

Start: July 25, 2014 5:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Phoenix Park
1 East Main Street, 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
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
1 East Main Street, 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
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
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