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December 19, 2014

Eric Sommer at Common Grounds

Guitar virtuoso Eric Sommer has more history and mojo than most players on the scene today – schooled by Steve Howe (YES), guided by David Bromberg, Joe Pass, Pat Martino and Stevie Ray, Eric is comfortable in all acoustic/electric formats. At the same time, his desire to be a master of his tools has made him a strong player of …

Start: December 19, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Common Grounds
Address:
343 E High St, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Deep Cuts at Willie’s Locally Known

The Deep Cuts are a local classic rock band featuring Danny Williams. www.willieslex.com

Start: December 19, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

The Forthlins at Cheapside Bar and Grill

A diverse, multi-genre, universally influenced sound. Americana meets Pop/Alt.       www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com   

Start: December 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Shemekia Copeland at Natasha’s Bistro

Even at a young age, Shemekia Copeland was already a force to be reckoned with in the blues. While still in her 20s, she opened for the Rolling Stones, headlined at the Chicago Blues Festival and numerous festivals around the world, scored critics choice awards on both sides of the Atlantic (The New York Times and The Times of London) …

Start: December 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $20-$30

Donny Brook at Henry Clay’s Public House

Donny Brook is a cover band based out of Lexington playing pop/rock from the late 60′s into the early 90′s.   www.henryclayspublichouse.com   

Start: December 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

A Very Randy Christmas at Best Friend Bar

A holiday soiree featuring: James Swanberg (Randy Tuesday/Todays Hits) http://todayshits.bandcamp.com/ Pizza Riot http://pizzariot.bandcamp.com/ Shawnthony Calypso http://shawnthonycalypso.bandcamp.com/ Lexington band ft. members of Jovontaes/ Skillet/ Butchers

Start: December 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: $5

Kenny Owens at Parlay Social

Kenny Owens  plays 90s rock-fueled country covers and originals. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: December 19, 2014 9:30 pm
End: December 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Phil Spector Christmas feat. Coralee and The Townies/ Northside Sheiks at Cosmic Charlie’s

The bands will cover and pay tribute to the once prolific LA producer and his hits. Coralee and the Townies are a Lexington, Kentucky based band of a genre they’ve self-defined as Honky Tonk Soul. And it’s a fitting description, as the sextet whoops and weeps with traditional authenticity and contemporary energy, with Coralee’s husky vocals front and center and …

Start: December 19, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

December 20, 2014

Winterfest with Oh My Me/ Satellite Giant/ The Nativity Singers/ Wol and Weeps at Al’s Bar

A night featuring the return of Lex rock band Satellite Giant, lauded local garage soul-psych maidens Oh My Me (new line-up featuring Rachael Yanarella and Big Chill), Louisville indie band the Deloreans, and Wol and Weeps, who share Nativity Singers’ Dave Cobb as a member and describe themselves as “fuzzed-out, brown-note keyboards with melodic guitar and drums.” www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: December 20, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle at Willie’s Locally Known

Buffalo Wabs (aka Matt Wabnitz) spearheads this group, playing guitar and taking most of the vocal duties. Casey Campbell, Ian Mathieu, and Scott Risner comprise The Price Hill Hustle side of the equation. The group is deeply rooted in the tradition of Old Time pioneers.  www.willieslex.com

Start: December 20, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

The Forthlins at Cheapside Bar and Grill

A diverse, multi-genre, universally influenced sound. Americana meets Pop/Alt.       www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com   

Start: December 20, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

Singer/songwriter and Lexington transplant playing multi-genre acoustic music.        www.henryclayspublichouse.com   

Start: December 20, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Patrick McNeese Band at Natasha’s Bistro

The Patrick McNeese Band will be playing music from their monumental 12-song studio project, “Hallelu” – plus other gems from Patrick McNeese’s collection of originals. This music kinda defies description, but there are hints of Joni Mitchell, Bruce Cockburn, a smidgen of Dr. John, some Jean Luc Ponty and a bit of Bruce Hornsby and Van Morrison.  Patrick McNeese – …

Start: December 20, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

Hard Sunday at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Hard Sunday is a Richmond, KY-based rock and country band led by Bobby Ward.  www.henryclayspublichouse.com

Start: December 20, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Superfecta at Parlay Social

Popular Lexington R&B/funk cover band, spanning from classic rock hits to new pop hits.   www.parlaysocial.com

Start: December 20, 2014 9:30 pm
End: December 20, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Grateful Dead Celebration w/ Stu Allen & Owsley County at Cosmic Charlie’s

Celebrate the music of the Grateful Dead with Stu Allen. Featuring Dino English of Dark Star Orchestra, Sikiru Adepoju of Rhythm Devils, with Lee Owen, Roddy Puckett and Brad Slutskin of Owsley County and Richie Shakin’ Nagan. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: December 20, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

DJ Jamples at Tin Roof

With a deep rooted love of R&B and hip-hop, DJ Jamples focuses on well-timed bass drops and groove sustainability. Jamples high-fives your eardrums with undeniable rhythm and range, mixing in everything from your favorite 90s rap to dance floor ready electronica.  www.tinroofbars.com

Start: December 20, 2014 10:30 pm
End: December 20, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

December 21, 2014

Bear Medicine/ Xelas at Natasha’s Bistro

A night of music and celebration, in honor of the Winter Solstice. ‘Beautiful soothing sounds emanate from the combination of falsetto lead vocals, acoustic guitar, cello, brushed drums, and flute that is Bear Medicine. They establish sweet healing vibes and share poignant lyrics with a tip of the dirty baseball cap to the simple psychedelic folk sounds of the late …

Start: December 21, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 21, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

Tomáseen Foley’s “A Celtic Christmas” at Singletary Center for The Arts

Now in its 17th season, Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas recreates the joy and innocence of a night before Christmas in a remote farmhouse in the parish of Teampall an Ghleanntáin in the west of Ireland; with the haunting melodies of traditional Irish Christmas carols and dances. www.finearts.uky.edu

Start: December 21, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 21, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $30/$25/$20

December 22, 2014

Open Mic Night with Coralee

Each monday night through the month of January, Coralee of Coralee and the Townies will host an open mic night at Willie’s Locally Known.

Start: December 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 22, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

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: December 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

A Christmas Trio (Kim, Seth and Rachael) at Sidebar

 A Christmas-themed music show featuring Kim Smith and Seth Murphy (Bear Medicine) and Rachael Yanarella (Ancient Warfare, Oh My Me), performing Christmas carols, excerpts from the Nutcracker and the Messiah.    

Start: December 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Sidebar Grill
Address:
147 North Lime, Lexington, KY

December 23, 2014

The Northside Sheiks at Henry Clay’s Public House

Local favorites The Northside Sheiks bring the old school blues and RnB love to their new home at Henry Clay Public House every Tuesday at 8:00pm. An all-star cast featuring musicians Lee Carrol, Robby Cosenza, Smith Donaldson, Willie Eames and Ray Smith. www.henryclayspublichouse.com 

Start: December 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Montego w/ The Affect/ Tommy Mizzla at Al’s Bar

Montego brings tracks from the ‘Mindful Beatkeeper’ EP and some brand new material to the Al’s stage. Support from The Affect & Tommy Mizzla. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: December 23, 2014 9:30 pm
End: December 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Service Industry Night: Lavon Musk at Cosmic Charlie’s

Featuring an all vinyl set by DJ Lavon Musk and drink specials. www.cosmic-charlies.com   

Start: December 23, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

December 25, 2014

XXX- Mas Bash feat. Adaboi/ Panda/ Ghostwork/ Maserati Fresh at Cosmic Charlie’s

  A collection of electronic and DJ acts.  www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: December 25, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $7

December 26, 2014

Nick Stump’s Blues All-Stars at Natasha’s Bistro

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. www.beetnik.com

Start: December 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $9

Dr. Paul Tape Release Party at Al’s Bar (with Hair Things, Skillet, Trailblazer)

A release show and party for Dr. Paul’s new release “First Four Tears” featuring a full band consisting of Idiot Glee, Street Gnar, Trailblazer, and Jamie Adkins. Also appearing, Hair Things, Skillet, and Trailblazer. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: December 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

See Alice at Parlay Social

A Lexington rock band. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: December 26, 2014 9:30 pm
End: December 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Heady Ruxpin/ DJ Spellbinder at Cosmic Charlie’s

Heady Ruxpin is a DJ and live with a love of glitch, dubstep, and bright colors. DJ Spellbinder is a very unique and avant-garde DJ, mixing and spinning beats and remixes. www.cosmic-charlies.com   

Start: December 26, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5