June 21, 2013
Perhaps best known as the founder of influential proto-punk band The Modern Lovers, Jonathan Richman has been writing songs, making records and performing live for most of his life, winning fans and making friends around the world with his guileless honesty and playfully catchy compositions. He’s revered by countless fellow artists, and has built a remarkably loyal international audience through …
June 22, 2013
Calling themselves the Disconnectors, Marble Creek area residents opposed to the proposed connector between I-75 and Nicholasville Rd. have organized an inaugural music festival to promote their stance. Featuring live music by Twist of Fate, The Rounders, Matt Duncan and Hunter Warner, as well as a world premiere of the song “Vampire Road,” written by Steve Broderson about the controversial proposed connector, …
Francisco Farm Arts Festival and The Lexington Art League, in conjunction with tadoo.com, will present a special Saturday Night concert featuring Fair Fjola and Reva Williams on June 22 at the 10th annual arts festival. The Saturday night concert is a new tradition this year spearheaded by the Lexington Art League, who recently stepped in to help execute the growing art …
June 24, 2013
HEY MARSEILLES [pronounced: hay mar-say ] is the critically acclaimed orchestral pop sextet from Seattle. The band produces a lush wall of orchestral sound using cello, viola, trumpet, accordion, clarinets, piano, guitar and drums around Matt Bishop’s memorable melodies and honest lyricism. Their unique orchestral chamber pop (or “folkestra” as the band likes to say) has become the group’s signature …
June 25, 2013
The New Now is a recently formed musical group in the Lexington, KY area featuring male/female harmony vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, violin, and double bass. Blending genres of blues, jazz, classical, folk, roots, country, reggae, gospel and rock, the vision of the band is to offer an honest sound with emphasis on fine musicianship. www.beetnik.com for reservations.
June 28, 2013
Lexington based all female trio playing multiple genres.
June 30, 2013
‘Two-time Grammy-nominated Kim is a storyteller; a weaver of emotions and a tugger of heartstrings. Tender, poetic and aching with life’s truths, Kim’s songs transport you to her world, where words paint pictures and melodies touch the soul.’ www.beetnik.com.com for reservations.
July 9, 2013
Born and bred in the Delaware Valley, this trio of songsters now call Brooklyn, New York their home. Their music is an eclectic mix of indie, roots and rich vocal melodies and harmonies.
July 10, 2013
A native of Ohio, Grace Adele originally had her heart set on becoming a Rockette after years of classical training in ballet. Traveling between her hometown in Columbus to New York for auditions at Radio City Music Hall exhausted precious resources. The time she was at home, Grace Adele spent much of her time singing, eventually cuing a move to …
Since releasing his debut EP, It’s Getting Too Late To Say It’s Early, in 2008, Erick Bakers powerful voice and deeply personal songwriting style have led listeners through music rich with themes central to the emotional cornerstones of their lives. Erick skillfully blends a divergent set of influences – rock, pop, soul, blues, country, and folk – into one seamless, …
Grace Adele mixes elements of Americana, Country, and Retro. The Swells are a local folk/acoustic outfit consisting of drums, violin, slide guitar, and bass.
July 17, 2013
Glenn Jones is a unique voice working in the decades-long tradition of American Primitivism. What sets him apart from the many devotees to this style is the combination of expressive playing and technical skill, most significantly his inventive use of alternate tunings and partial capos. www.beetnik.com for reservations.
July 23, 2013
Two alternative alt. rock folk singer/songwriters from Lexington and New York, respectively. www.cosmic-charlies.com