April 19, 2014
CD Central’s 7th annual celebration of record store culture will feature hundreds of limited edition vinyl releases on sale, food, contests and a full day of live music. This year, CD Central will host a special appearance by the Grammy Award-winning KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS. The music lineup will also feature some of Lexington’s finest, including Warren Byrom & the Fabled Canelands, Summer Smoke, …
Kentucky Equine Humane Center presents a casual evening of epicurean delights, entertainment and a one-of-a-kind live auction, where attendees can enjoy tasting stations, spirits, and a quick and lively auction featuring spectacular culinary experiences, local and national. Attendees could go home with anything from a $10 gift card for coffee to trip to New York City on a private plane …
Cuban restaurant Brasabana features live music on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 – 10 p.m. This evening features Chris Sullivan (Electric Guitar/Vocals.) For more info, full menu or to make a reservation, visit www.brasabana.com.
This will be an intimate evening as Melissa delves into her hits like “Come to My Window”, “I’m The Only One”, “I Want To Come Over”, “If I Wanted To” & “Nowhere To Go” plus songs from upcoming projects and albums. www.ekucenter.com or www.troubashow.com
Aly’An is a local country rock duo made up of two best friends Alyson Burke and Andrea Warner Gross. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com
Veteran traditional bluegrass act from Jackson, KY. www.beetnik.com
Lexington began its own Beaux Arts Ball in 1969, which has grown in popularity throughout the years as the tradition continues. University of Kentucky students, the community of Lexington, visitors from surrounding counties, cities and beyond have flocked to Lexington to partake in our celebration of beautiful arts. The event has been held in unique spaces all around the city, …
Wes Soard and band are a high energy group playing the music of the 70′s and 80′s. www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com
Nick Stump returns to Natasha’s for a night of blues and original music featuring an All-Star band. Nick Stump’s songs have been called “the most literate songwriting since Kris Kristofferson” by Blues Access Magazine. His song “Deep Mine Blues” has been on two Grammy nominated albums, including the compilation, “Music of Coal” and Larry Cordle’s CD, “Murder On Music Row.” …
Popular Lexington R&B/funk cover band, spanning from classic rock hits to new pop hits. www.parlaysocial.com
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
A powerful americana trio out of Brooklyn, NY. Though the lyrics have a melancholic undercurrent, the songs are more often rave-ups than ruminations, with swelling three-part harmonies and rousing group-sung choruses. www.cosmic-charlies.com
With opening act Greg Austin & closing act Kenny Owens. All proceeds go to The Lexington Ballet. Celebrating their 40th year, The Lexington Ballet provides education about dance & appreciation of the arts through their outreach programs to area schools.
An array of local rock and experimental bands including Sex Tide: A rock duo from Columbus and Jovoantaes: Lexington jam-rock.
April 20, 2014
Lice: Members of Elsinores, Salad Influence, Cross, Wretched Worst, Arcane Rifles. Black Panties are a wild punk rock band from St. Louis, IL. Gazer is ‘weird rock’ from Cincinnati, OH.
April 21, 2014
This event is sold out. With a pop music career that spans nearly 30 years, multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band the Goo Goo Dolls’ notable singles include “Name” and “Iris.” They will perform an acoustic concert at the Lyric Theatre as part of a series of shows called “The Otis Midnight Sessions.” According to the band’s website, the shows will be performed in …
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
An all-female roots and old-time band. www.alsbarlexington.com
A punk/folk/rock band from Atlanta, GA that began in 1985. The Ghost Wolves are a rock trio from Austin, TX. www.cosmic-charlies.com
April 22, 2014
New York based musician Ron Pope, whose singles have been featured on NBC’s “The Voice,” CW’s “Vampire Diaries” and “90210” and multiple seasons of FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance,” is stopping by the Cat’s Den on his “Calling off the Dogs” nationwide tour, in support of his brand new album of the same title.
Fred Longberg-Holm is a jazz cellist known for his free improvisation, as well as being a session musician, producer and arranger.
The Northside Sheiks hail from Lexington, and play vintage blues and early R&B. Think Little Walter, Jimmy Reed, Howling Wolf, Little Willie John, etc. www.willieslex.com
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 …
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 …
April 23, 2014
Marv’s aggressive flatpicking style and straight-ahead vocal arrangements propel his covers of tradition 70′s and 80′s bluegrass. www.redbarnradio.com
Corey Kenton is a popular local country act playing straight-ahead modern country music. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com
Stephen Kelly Hunt is a Murray, Ky-native singer and powerhouse guitarist covering classic rock, country and pop classics from the 80′s and beyond. This will be a solo acoustic set performance. www.parlaysocial.com
Rosie Flores is an Austin, TX musician with a qwirky rockabilly sound. Hoss Cats: Four on the floor era country music and western swing featuring: Brandon Bowlds, Danny Cecil, Roddy Puckett, Ray Smith, Tim Welch, Jesse Wells, and Ross Whitaker. www.willieslex.com
Lucky Sunday is an Indie/Pop/Rock band based out of Lexington. www.alsbarlexington.com
Particle is an L.A. based jam band that reaches across genre lines. Particle are one of the foundational bands in Livetronica, mixing sequenced electronica into a live – jazz tinged – highly instrumental band. Their prog rock influences frequently peak out through the sequencing creating a vibe somewhere between Pink Floyd and drum and bass. “Despite growing up in the …