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April 17, 2014

Bobby McFerrin at Norton Center for The Arts

A peerless vocal improviser with a breathtaking range, Bobby McFerrin and his band return to the stage with his latest project influenced by the spirituals his father sang: spirityouall. Bobby McFerrin celebrates the transcendence of the American spirit with joyful new takes on familiar tunes. The 10-time Grammy Award winner will always be the guy who sang Don’t Worry, Be …

Start: April 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 17, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States
Cost: $60-$85

April 18, 2014

O-Zone at Natasha’s Bistro

Saxophonist Paul Osborne  is joined by Jim Borders on keyboards, Clive Pohl on guitar, Bob Hackett on bass, Tyler Swick on percussion and John Knight on drums. Together they embark on a journey to the far reaches of that elusive “fifth element” of jazz: O-Zone. www.beetnik.com

Start: April 18, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

Outside the Spotlight: Chicago Underground Duo at Natasha’s Bistro

The Chicago Underground Duo formed in late 1997 as an organic offshoot of the larger Chicago Underground Collective. The Duo consists of Rob Mazurek (cornet, electronics, piano) and Chad Taylor (percussion, electronics, vibes, guitar), both stalwarts on the Chicago Jazz front. Rob and Chad have toured extensively in the U.S, Canada, Europe, Japan and Brazil, while maintaining rigorous individual schedules. The Duo is also, …

Start: April 18, 2014 11:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

April 19, 2014

Blind Corn Liquor Pickers/ Barry Mando Project at Al’s Bar

The Barry Mando Project features Lexington music veterans Danny Williams on Electric Baritone Mandolin and Vocals, Danny Cecil on Acoustic and Electric Basses and Paul Deatherage on Drums and Percussion. Kentucky bluegrass stretched to it’s modern limits, The Blind Corn Liquor Pickers are driven by drums and electric guitar and led by powerful vocals. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: April 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

April 21, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: April 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 21, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

April 22, 2014

Outside the Spotlight: Fred Longberg-Holm/ Christoph Erb/ Michael Zerang at Rasdal Gallery

Fred Longberg-Holm is a jazz cellist known for his free improvisation, as well as being a session musician, producer and arranger.

Start: April 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: UK Student Center
Address:
404 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

The Dustbowl Revival at Willie’s Locally Known

The Dustbowl Revival is a Venice, California-based roots collective that merges old school bluegrass, gospel, jug-band, swamp blues and the hot swing of the 1930’s. Known for their inspired live sets, the Dustbowl Revival boldly brings together many styles of traditional American music. Imagine Old Crow Medicine Show meeting Louis Armstrong’s Hot Seven Band in New Orleans or Bob Dylan …

Start: April 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Shueh-li/ Futurebum/ The Uncles at Natasha’s Bistro

Shueh-li is an Australian-born Singapore recording artist living in the U.S.A. Blending synths and theremin into a beautiful and mesmerizing sound that touches on her Eastern heritage while sounding like the future.  Futurebum is the solo project of Lexingtonian Tristin Morin. All dub, no step. The Uncles are the groove trio of Lex scene vets Uncle Dave Farris (drums), Uncle …

Start: April 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

April 28, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: April 28, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 28, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

April 30, 2014

International Jazz Day Concert with The Jazz Collective

Lexington joins UNESCO’s world-wide celebration of International Jazz Day, coordinated by the Thelonious Monk Institute and presented by The Jazz Arts Foundation and the Lexington Public Library. This special concert event features The Jazz Collective, with “front line” horn players, Gordon Towell (sax) and Rick Cook (trumpet), who perform often in big band settings, and rhythm section Glenn Ginn (guitar), Steve Snyder (keyboards), Danny Cecil …

Start: April 30, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 30, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Central Library Theater
Address:
140 East Main St, Lexington
Cost: Free

May 5, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: May 5, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 5, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

May 8, 2014

Planet D Nonet at Natasha’s Bistro

The Planet D Nonet was founded by RJ Spangler and James O’Donnell in 2007. Both men are lifelong eastsiders and they have been playing together for over 30 years ago. A typical Planet D Nonet gig might involve very early jazz from Louis Armstrong or Mezz Mezzrow, Duke Ellington & Fletcher Henderson charts from the ’30′s, proto-Detroit R&B from Paul …

Start: May 8, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 8, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

May 12, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: May 12, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 12, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

May 14, 2014

Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Lyric Theatre

The Troubadour Concert Series presents an evening with legendary New Orleans jazz band, who have been active in various line-ups and formations since the 1960s. The band performs regularly at New Orleans venue Preservation Hall, and tours nearly half the year For tickets or more information, visit www.lexingtonlyric.com or www.troubashow.com.

Start: May 14, 2014 7:30 pm
End: May 14, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $38.50

May 19, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: May 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 19, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

May 26, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: May 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 26, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

June 1, 2014

The 5th Annual Lexington Jazz Festival at Talon Winery

This year’s headliner is national recording artist and two-time Grammy nominee Kim Pensyl.  Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs and enjoy numerous local, regional, and national musicians.   Several local restaurants, caterers, and food trucks will be selling food and beverages through the afternoon and Talon Winery will provide tastings and several varieties of award-winning Talon wine will be available …

Start: June 1, 2014 1:00 pm
End: June 1, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Talon Winery
Address:
7086 Tates Creek Road , KY, United States
Cost: $30-$35

June 2, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: June 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: June 2, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

June 9, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: June 9, 2014 9:00 pm
End: June 9, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

June 16, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: June 16, 2014 9:00 pm
End: June 16, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

June 23, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: June 23, 2014 9:00 pm
End: June 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

June 30, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: June 30, 2014 9:00 pm
End: June 30, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 7, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: July 7, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 7, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 14, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: July 14, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 14, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 21, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: July 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 21, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 28, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: July 28, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 28, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

August 4, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: August 4, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 4, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

August 11, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: August 11, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 11, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

August 18, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: August 18, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 18, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

August 25, 2014

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: August 25, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free