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May 15, 2015 – May 17, 2015

The Moonshiner’s Ball at HomeGrown HideAways

Two days of moonshine-soaked Indie Rock, Americana & Bluegrass will commence at this inaugural outdoor music festival hosted by The Blind Corn Liquor Pickers at Berea’s HomeGrown HideAways. More than 20 live music and spoken word artists will perform, most of whom have a strong Kentucky connection. 2015′s line-up includes Ben Sollee, Bear Medicine, The Duhks, Vandaveer and more.  www.themoonshinersball.com

Start: May 15, 2015
End: May 17, 2015
Venue: HomeGrown HideAways
500 Floyd Branch Rd. , Berea, KY, United States

Taste Of The Bluegrass at Keeneland Keene Barn

  The Taste of the Bluegrass showcases the very best food and drink Central Kentucky has to offer. More than 60 restaurants and beverage distributors. Plus, live music, and a silent auction. Taste of the Bluegrass is held in Keeneland’s Keene Barn & Entertainment Center, featuring a “who’s who” of restaurants, caterers, bakeries, beverage purveyors, and guests. www.godspantry.org

Start: May 15, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 15, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:
Cost: $75-$125

May 21, 2015

Antony and Cleopatra–Stratford Festival Screening at Fayette Mall Theater

 The Cinemark Theater at Fayette Mall will be joining with Fathom Events and BY Experience for a special cinematic event: three screenings of Stratford Festival‘s Shakespearean performances. The screenings will start with King Lear on Wednesday, February 25, followed by King John on Wednesday, April 8 and Antony and Cleopatra on Thursday, May 21. For more showtimes and to purchase …

Start: May 21, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 21, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Cinemark Fayette Mall
3800 Mall Rd. Plaza, Lexington, KY, 40503, United States

May 24, 2015

Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass

Now in its eighth year at Shaker Village, this year’s Chamber Music Festival of the Bluegrass will feature New York’s Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and other world-acclaimed musicians presenting chamber concerts in a restored barn, as well as the 1820 Meeting House. For the first time, this year PBS will be onsite at the the festival, filming “Live From …

Start: May 24, 2015 8:00 am
End: May 24, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 8, 2015

Shaker Village presents “Well Crafted: Local Brews + Local Bands”

Shaker Village’s annual “Well Crafted–Local Brews + Local Bands” festival returns for its second year. The event will celebrate Kentucky’s burgeoning beer and music scene. Favorite local craft beer from up-and-coming breweries will complement a backdrop of local music. Proceeds from the festival will benefit Shaker Village’s environmental sustainability initiatives and programs. Full line-up coming soon. Visit www.shakervillageky.org for more …

Start: August 8, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 8, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

August 22, 2015 – August 23, 2015

Crave Lexington Food + Music Festival

Crave Lexington Food + Music Festival returns to Lexington for the third year, this time in a new location of Masterson Station Park.  Produced by Smiley Pete Publishing (tadoo’s parent organization), this annual event features two days of free live music, dozens of local food vendors, craft beer and cocktails, family activities and lots more. Music line-up, vendors and more info …

Start: August 22, 2015
End: August 23, 2015
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: FREE