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January 3, 2015

“Q: Are We Not Them? A: We Aren’t Devo!” at Cosmic Charlie’s

Featuring members of: Wax Fang Deloreans Lucky Pineapple Go Mordecai www.cosmic-charlies.com  

Start: January 3, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 3, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8 - $10

January 16, 2015

Outside The Spotlight Series: Ken Vandermark & Nate Wooley at Mecca Dance Studio

Ken Vandermark ( Chicago), winner of the 1999 MacArthur Fellowship, is best known for a composition style that blends intricate orchestration with improvisation. Vandermark’s works range from more traditional Jazz performance to irreverently non-traditional Jazz explorations. Vandermark is best known for creating the pioneering jazz ensemble, The Vandermark 5, and his recent ensembles and collaborations include Audio One and Made …

Start: January 16, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 16, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Mecca Live Studio
948 Manchester , Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5 suggested donation

January 23, 2015

Elisa Ambrogio (Magik Markers) at The Green Lantern

After a decade of serving as guitarist / vocalist for the avant/noise-rock acts Magik Markers and Six Organs of Admittance, Elisa Ambrogio’s solo debut album, “The Immortalists” weds her traditional hazy pop sensibility with a refreshing sense of sentimentality and more straightforward folk. 

Start: January 23, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 23, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

February 7, 2015

Gregory Porter at EKU Center for the Arts

Jazz and soul singer Gregory Porter had a breakout year in 2012. His album Be Good topped many “Best of” lists, was named iTunes’ Jazz Album of the Year, and was nominated for a Grammy. With one of the most captivating baritone voices in music today, Porter conveys both the emotions and intellect of any given song. The New York …

Start: February 7, 2015 7:25 pm
End: February 7, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States

February 12, 2015

The Apache Relay at Cosmic Charlie’s

The Apache Relay  began in a Belmont University dorm. They were already deep into a very Americana, very rootsy sound, and before long the band was backing up lead singer Michael Ford around campus, and soon everywhere else.  While touring in support of the album The Apache Relay found themselves opening for Mumford & Sons and hitting such festivals as …

Start: February 12, 2015 10:00 pm
End: February 12, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $12

March 21, 2015

ZZ Top at Norton Center for The Arts

  The sharp-dressed men of legendary rock band ZZ Top are bringing their signature mix of Southern rock, blues and boogie, to the Norton Center this fall.  Guitarist Billy F. Gibbons, bassist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard are currently touring the country in support of their first studio album in nine years, La Futura.  ZZ TOP’s music is always instantly …

Start: March 21, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 21, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States