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March 31, 2015

Rhiannon Giddens at The Lexington Opera House

A founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops, Giddens met her original CCDs band-mates at 2005’s “Black Banjo Gathering” in Boone, NC, and got schooled in Piedmont, NC region’s traditional music by Joe Thompson, an elderly African-American fiddle player. Thompson passed on to Giddens and her cohorts many of the songs that would comprise their early repertoire. Giddens is an American original—an artist …

Start: March 31, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 31, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $25 - $35

April 3, 2015

Colourless/ Wol and Weeps/ Babes at the Green Lantern

Colourless is a new local psychedelic rock outfit featuring Joe Drury, Tom Hnatow, Lanie Mossing, Aaron Crace. Babes are a New Orleans-based swamp rock band. Wol and Weeps are a duo consisting of fuzzed out drums and guitar.    

Start: April 3, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 3, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

April 19, 2015

Band of Lovers/ Smith & Weeden at Willie’s Locally Known

With a folk heart and full of harmonies, they’ve been compared to Belle and Sebastian and called “the orchestral love child of Brian Wilson and Laura Nyro.” Their debut ‘the Coast’ introduces lush arrangements, accompanying the intimate acoustic sound the duo is known for live.  Smith &  Weeden are a Providence, RI band somewhere between early 70′s Stones, John Prine, …

Start: April 19, 2015 8:00 pm
End: April 19, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

April 20, 2015

WoodSongs: Ben Sollee/ Portland Cello Project at The Lyric Theatre

  BEN SOLLEE is Kentucky-born cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his innovative playing style, genre-bending songwriting, electrifying performances, political activism, and wide appeal. Like his contemporaries Chris Thile and Abigail Washburn, Solleeâs music is difficult to pin down. Itâs Benâs quality of narrative and presence on stage that unifies his musical influences. This past year Ben has performed at …

Start: April 20, 2015 6:45 pm
End: April 20, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10

April 22, 2015

Ben Sollee at the Kentucky Theatre

Lexington native Ben Sollee was weaned on vintage soul, a musical disposition still clearly heard in his rough, smooth, smoky vocals. With cello in hand he engages his legion of fans to rediscover the connections between music, art, film, dance, their community, and personal relationships.  www.kentuckytheatre.com

Start: April 22, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 22, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

The Rough & Tumble at Willie’s Locally Known

The Rough & Tumble are the Nashville duo of Scott Tyler and Mallory Graham. www.willieslex.com  

Start: April 22, 2015 8:00 pm
End: April 22, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

April 23, 2015

Readers and Rockers: An evening of poems and songs at the Farish Theatre

A night of poems and local music by writers by Eric Scott Sutherland, Katerina Stoykova-Klemer and Carrie Green. Music by underground indie rocker J. Marinelli and punk pop act Scott Whiddon.   

Start: April 23, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 23, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States