March 13, 2014
The tadoo Lounge Sessions are a monthly free, all ages, “Happy Hour” style social event at the Smiley Pete headquarters, taking place on select Thursday evenings. The events feature live performance, local food trucks and libations, as well as billiards, pinball, a photo booth, local vendors, surprises and all the coolest cats in town. Local roots/Americana supergroup Small Batch consists of …
March 14, 2014
Watch and listen as film comes alive in the multimedia performance of Charlie Chaplin’s “The Gold Rush.” Originally a silent film, “The Gold Rush” was re-released in 1942 with an original Chaplin score to be transformed into the Academy Award-nominated experience presented this season by LexPhil. Click here for tickets.
March 15, 2014
An album release show/party for Those Crosstown Rivals’ new album, ‘Hell And Back’. Special guests include Louisville rock band Vibrolas, Nashville-based roots rock outfit Ned Van Go and Lexington folk artist Doc Feldman. www.bustersbb.com
A night dedicated to the release of The Elsinores newest release ‘Dreams Of Youth’, featuring local rock bands and solo artists ranging from dark punk rock to psychedelic.
March 23, 2014
David Wilcox has sold over 750,000 album and has been writing songs for 30 years. He is known for his open tuning acoustic guitar, sawed-off capos, storytelling wit, and insightful metaphors. His songs are a strong elixir: Music distilled. “David Wilcox’s ongoing musical journey [is]… compelling and richly deserving of a listen.” -Rolling Stone www.showclix.com for tickets. NOTE: Tickets for …
March 25, 2014
Gangstagrass is a fan favorite from Brooklyn, mixing bluegrass and rap styles, forging an entirely new and modern genre of utterly American music. Many people already know their song “Long Hard Times To Come” as the theme song to the FX hit TV show “Justified” which was nominated in 2010 for an Emmy as the Best Theme Song. Described by …
March 28, 2014
Emarosa is a post-hardcore rock band from Lexington. After their second album, they leaned more towards a soul inspiration, and have continued their trend towards rebirth with new members as well. www.bustersbb.com
Wick-it the Instigator is a multi-genre DJ and producer who has reached high-profile status among those of his genre. Famous for his heavy beats and remixes, he recently landed at #5 on Billboard’s Next Big Sound chart. Since its inception in 2009, the Archnemesis sound has been in a constant state of evolution. With musical beginnings firmly established through a …
March 29, 2014
Ballister is a progressive jazz trio consisting of Dave Rempis, saxophones; Fred Lonberg-Holm, cello/electronics; and Paal Nilssen-Love, drums.
April 1, 2014
The Troubadour Concert Series will present one of the most powerful and revered women of rock and roll at the historic Lexington Opera House: Pat Benatar, accompanied by her husband and long-time collaborator, Neil Giraldo. Pat Benatar had 14 Top 40 singles, including the Top 10 hits, “Hit Me with Your Best Shot,” “Love Is a Battlefield,” “We Belong,” “Heartbreaker,” …
Of Montreal is an Athens, GA-based indie band that defies genre. It started in 1998, named after a failed romance with a woman ‘of Montreal.’ “For a band that’s three-quarters below legal drinking age (ages 16, 18, 20 and 23), the group of sisters and one sister-in-law known as Ortolan make some entrancing and wonderful pop music mature well beyond …
April 5, 2014
The Felice Brothers are a band consisting of two brothers and three close friends. After forming in 2006, they have recorded most of their music from the two albums they’ve released in re-purposed chicken coop. Their rootsy americana/rock sound has garnered praise from NPR, Esquire, and others. www.bustersbb.com
April 8, 2014
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April 10, 2014
Emily Hagihara has played with the likes of Chico Fellini, Jim James and Ben Sollee. Locally, she plays drums in the angular rock trio Ancient Warfare, as well as for the all-female cover group The Binders.Palisades are a Lexington pop/punk trio based around the songs of guitarist Scott Whiddon.
June 7, 2014
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 …