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May 1, 2014

Southern Culture on The Skids at Cosmic Charlie’s

Southern Culture on the Skids have always embodied a sleazy, raucous, good-natured, good-time take on the culture of the South. Recently described by Dwight Yoakam (in Filter) as “really on the outside, like Dick Dale meets Hank Thompson,” SCOTS have mixed high and low culture for decades, endlessly touring, serving up moonshine martinis and poultry picking for fans everywhere. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: May 1, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 1, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

May 7, 2014

An Evening of Kentucky and Japanese Folk Music: Baisho Matsumoto and Tim Lake at Natasha’s

Baisho Matsumoto, visiting Lexington from Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture, Japan, established the Japan Folk Song Baisho Association in 1976 and became a renowned master of Akita Shamisen, Tsugaru Shamisen, and other styles of folk music. He has performed throughout Japan as well as in countries such as France, Belgium, Singapore, and the United States. He often collaborates with players of …

Start: May 7, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 7, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

May 8, 2014

tadoo Lounge feat. Coralee and the Townies and Switchmen

WUKY presents Coralee and the Townies at the tadoo lounge with food by Fork in the Road Mobile Galley Kitchen at the offices of Smiley Pete Publishing. Coralee and the Townies are a Lexington, Kentucky based band of a genre they’ve self-defined as HONKY TONK SOUL. And it’s a fitting description, as the sextet whoops and weeps with traditional authenticity and contemporary …

Start: May 8, 2014 6:00 pm
End: May 8, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Smiley Pete Publishing
434 Old Vine St., Lexington

June 7, 2014

Conor Oberst / Dawes at Buster’s

Best known as the founder and a primary force behind the Omaha-based indie act Bright Eyes, singer-songwriter Conor Oberst has also been a member of several other bands, including Monsters of Folk (feat. Jim James, M. Ward and fellow Bright Eyes member Mike Mogis). He has been focusing more seriously on solo career in recent years. California-based folk band Dawes …

Start: June 7, 2014 8:00 pm
End: June 7, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States