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August 22, 2014

WUKY’s Phoenix Fridays: Ben Sollee/ Coralee & The Townies at Phoenix Park

Ben Sollee is a cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his innovative playing style, genre-bending songwriting, electrifying performances, political activism, and wide appeal. His music incorporates banjo, guitar, and mandolin along with percussion and unusual cello techniques to create a unique sound. His songs exhibit a mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz, and R&B elements. Coralee and the Townies are a …

Start: August 22, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Phoenix Park
1 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

September 5, 2014

Gabe Close at Cheapside Bar & Grill

Gabe Close is a Louisville-based  blues/rock artist. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com 

Start: September 5, 2014 10:00 pm
End: September 5, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

September 10, 2014

Jesse Snyder at Natasha’s Bistro

Jesse Snyder studied the guitar works of Tommy Emmanuel, Doyle Dykes, Adrian Legg and many other players, eventually discovering his own style of playing. After graduating from college at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix Arizona, Jesse went on tour with Tommy Emmanuel where he apprenticed for two years and was given an opportunity to further develop his craft. Jesse now …

Start: September 10, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 10, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

September 11, 2014

The Urban Pioneers at Willie’s Locally Known

Urban Pioneers are the americana acoustic duo of Liz Sloan and Jared McGovern.  www.willieslex.com 

Start: September 11, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 11, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

October 1, 2014

Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile at Norton Center for The Arts

  Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile return to the Norton Center – this time as a duo, crossing traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music.  These two MacArthur Fellows have collaborated on several critically acclaimed projects including their 2014 duo recording; Yo-Yo Ma’s Grammy-winning Goat Rodeo Sessions; a 2008 recording of original compositions; and, most …

Start: October 1, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 1, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States

November 15, 2014

Diego Garcia at Singletary Center for The Arts

Diego Garcia knows how to mine romantic yearning in his work. His acclaimed 2011 solo debut Laura was the ultimate bedroom recording, an intensely focused and utterly entrancing chamber-pop song cycle about unrequited love, his own. The titular Laura was a woman he fell for in college but lost during a hectic period a decade ago when he was fronting …

Start: November 15, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 15, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $26