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March 6, 2015

UK Opera Theatre: “The Tales of Hoffman” at the Lexington Opera House

Note: the originally scheduled Thursday performance has been canceled due to the weather. An additional Sunday evening performance at 7:30 p.m. has been added. A first in UK Opera Theatre history, Jacques Offenbach’s French fantasy “The Tales of Hoffmann” will be presented by stage Director David Lefkowich, director of Kentucky Opera’s November 2013 production of “Simon Boccanegra. The production will feature Gregory …

Date: March 6, 2015
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Grover Mollineaux at The Listening Room

The Listening Room will host Grover Mollineaux, performing his “The Troubadours of Folk” program.

Start: March 6, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 6, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church
Address:
180 East Maxwell Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

Nest/ Arcto/ Dirtbag/ Warhammer at the Green Lantern

A night a grunge and metal duos at the Lantern.  

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

C the Beat at Natasha’s Bistro

  Exploring the musical connection between Africa and the New World, C the Beat plays Reggae/Ska, AfroCuban jazz, New Orleans R&B, American Funk, Afrobeat, High Life, and more. www.beetnik.com

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Scott Carney/ Niles Foley/ Nativity Singers at Al’s Bar

Scott Carney is the front man of the popular Louisville-based rock group Wax Fang. Niles Foley is a fiddler from rural Kentucky who cut his teeth on learning old fiddle tunes and branching out into classical works as well. He has built a formidable reputation for “skillful and inventive fiddle playing” and a “stand-out” approach to a variety of genres—both …

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Rumpke Mountain Boys/ David Gans at Cosmic Charlie’s

Rumpke Mountain Boys have molded their own style of bluegrass/jamgrass that they call Trashgrass. Using banjo, mandolin, bass, and acoustic guitar RMB plays a wide variety original and cover material. A David Gans “solo electric” performance consists of several elements: country-blues-style fingerpicking; loop-based improvisations created live in the moment; sweetly-sung ballads, original or borrowed. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: March 6, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $12

March 7, 2015

UK Opera Theatre: “The Tales of Hoffman” at the Lexington Opera House

Note: the originally scheduled Thursday performance has been canceled due to the weather. An additional Sunday evening performance at 7:30 p.m. has been added. A first in UK Opera Theatre history, Jacques Offenbach’s French fantasy “The Tales of Hoffmann” will be presented by stage Director David Lefkowich, director of Kentucky Opera’s November 2013 production of “Simon Boccanegra. The production will feature Gregory …

Date: March 7, 2015
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

March 7, 2015 – March 8, 2015

Kentucky Crafted: The Market at The Lexington Convention Center

  The largest collection of Kentucky artists under one roof will gather for Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Lexington Convention Center. Now in its 33rd year, The Market is the Kentucky Arts Council’s signature event of the year for artists under the Kentucky Crafted brand to display and sell their work to a broad base of consumers and wholesale …

Start: March 7, 2015
End: March 8, 2015
Venue: Lexington Convention Center
Address:
430 West Vine, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $15

Festival of Choirs at Shiloh Baptist Church

Area gospel choirs join The Lexington Singers for the 13th annual choral event. To learn more call  (859) 338-9888.  

Start: March 7, 2015 4:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Shiloh Baptist Church
Address:
237 east 5th street , Lexington, KY

A Night in Vienna – The Lexington Chamber Chorale ​ (​ w ​/​ Lexington Vintage Dance ​)​

The Lexington Chamber Chorale with Lexington Vintage Dance will perform selections by Lehar, Strauss, and other composers who knew how to musically celebrate the life of Vienna society.  Scenes from operettas, with music and dance, are the core of this concert and are set to some of the most beautiful and tuneful melodies every written. Tickets at the door or on …

Start: March 7, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 7, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Second Presbyterian Church
Address:
460 E Main St, Lexington, KY, United States

Ned Van Go / Sonic Deville at Willie’s Locally Known

The simple, poignant, blue collar music and lyrics of Ned Hill take on topics of drunkenness and redemption, crystal meth, murder and busted relationships, NVG again bridges the gap between rock, country, bluegrass, and punk. Held down by the hard working, powerful rhythm section of brothers Reggie and Viva Becker (drums and bass respectively), the NVG ride stays steady and …

Start: March 7, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

King’s Ransom at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Kings Ransom is a blues-fueled rock/soul band from the Lexington area.  www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: March 7, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

March 7, 2015 – March 9, 2015

Atrocity and The Complications/ A New Void/ Guignol and more at Al’s Bar

  A goth night of dark heavy music from a bevy of regional bands: Lexington Deathrockers Atrocity and The Complications, Cincy outfit The New Void,  Ink Blots’ post punk from West Liberty, and Lexington postpunk from Guignol. www.alsbarlexington.com  

Start: March 7, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 9, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Vibrolas/ Chopper Brown/ Wayne Graham Band at the Green Lantern

  A collection of three local rock and roll bands.    

Start: March 7, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

‘Eat a Peach at the Filmore’ at Cosmic Charlie’s

This The Allman Brothers tribute band will be performing the Eat a Peach, and Live at the Filmore records on the Cosmic stage. 

Start: March 7, 2015 10:30 pm
End: March 7, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8 - $10

March 8, 2015

UK Opera Theatre: “The Tales of Hoffman” at the Lexington Opera House

Note: the originally scheduled Thursday performance has been canceled due to the weather. An additional Sunday evening performance at 7:30 p.m. has been added. A first in UK Opera Theatre history, Jacques Offenbach’s French fantasy “The Tales of Hoffmann” will be presented by stage Director David Lefkowich, director of Kentucky Opera’s November 2013 production of “Simon Boccanegra. The production will feature Gregory …

Date: March 8, 2015
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

The Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition at Singletary Center for The Arts

The Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition is the largest vocal scholarship competition in the world, uncovering  young talent and provides them with the opportunity to further their music studies.  The public is invited to attend an afternoon of rising voices and experience the musical gifts of up-and-coming vocalists during this free annual competition. Click here for more information. 

Start: March 8, 2015 2:00 pm
End: March 8, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy at EKU Center for The Arts

Two of the world’s most celebrated fiddlers, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, will electrify with a fusion of French, Celtic and Cajun styles. MacMaster has collaborated and performed with Alison Krauss, The Chieftans, Paul Simon, Pavarotti, and Yo-Yo Ma, while Donnell gained a reputation as the spirited and athletic leader of Leahy, the Ontario-based, eight-piece family band that last played …

Start: March 8, 2015 3:00 pm
End: March 8, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $23-$36

Alanna Fugate at Willie’s Locally Known

Alanna Fugate harkens to an earlier folk tradition that many modern balladeers have forgotten, that of Joan Baez and early Dylan. A Virginia native living in Louisville, Fugate seems to have stepped right out of Greenwich Village circa 1965. www.willieslex.com

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

Lexington Townes Van Zandt Tribute at Willie’s Locally Known

Local and regional artists will perform the songs of the legendary Texas singer/songwriter Townes Van Zandt including Andrew English, Reva Williams, Amos Hopkins, Ancient Warfare, Brian Minks, Alanna Fugate, Arthur Hancock, Nate Thumas, Leigh Ann Yost, Joel Henderson, John Clay, Egon Danielson, Derek Spencer, Warren Byrom, Matt Davis Music and more TBA. www.willieslex.com

Start: March 8, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $5

The Lee Street Backsliders at Natasha’s Bistro

The Lee Street Backsliders were formed when Arnold L. Farr (The Backslider) a solo performer joined forces with Caroline Buchanan and Colin Smith. Farr is a singer/songwriter who was  raised singing with his brothers in the south. The group performs covers of other artist as well  as originals that were written by Farr. Their covers that include songs by Sam …

Start: March 8, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

March 9, 2015

WRFL and Outside the Spotlight: The Ulysses Project and 4A at the Downtown Arts Center

  In this all ages show, Lexington gets a taste of the Ann Arbor improvisation scene with Kirsten Carey’s The Ulysses Project, a suite dedicated to exploring the themes and the evolution of the characters in James Joyce’s modernist classic Ulysses. The Project consists of ten songs arising from a variety of stylistic influences, from Ornette Coleman to rock to funk …

Start: March 9, 2015 7:00 pm
End: March 9, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

OCD: Moosh and Twist at Cosmic Charlie’s

Moosh and Twist are a Philly-born and bred hip-hop duo.  www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: March 9, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 9, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12

March 10, 2015

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: March 10, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Carrie Rodriguez and Luke Jacobs at Natasha’s Bistro

For Carrie Rodriguez and her musical partner Luke Jacobs, 2013 was an adventurous and revealing year. Putting over 14,000 miles on a rental van, the duo traveled coast to coast across the US in support of Rodriguez’ acclaimed Give Me All You Got. The album was well received by critics and fans alike reaching no. 1 on the Americana Radio …

Start: March 10, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $15

Jimkata at Cosmic Charlie’s

Jimkata’s refined electro-rock sound is one of a band that has found its voice after years of experimentation; It’s more indie rock than jam, and more 90′s electronica than modern day EDM, yet the five-piece appeals to each of these audiences. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: March 10, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

March 11, 2015

DeBraun Thomas at Parlay Social

DeBraun Thomas is a young local blues guitarist with a prowess and depth of musicality well beyond his years. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: March 11, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 11, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Hollow Bodies at Blue Stallion Brewing

Free music at Blue Stallion each Wednesday featuring popular local bands, this time with young acoustic folk band Hollow Bodies. www.bluestallionbrewing.com

Start: March 11, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 11, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Blue Stallion Brewing Co.
Address:
610 W. Third, Lexington , KY, United States

Red Barn Radio: Level Green at Artsplace

  Level Green is a Kentucky bluegrass band formed in 2009 playing contemporary and traditional music. www.redbarnradio.com

Start: March 11, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 11, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

Rusted Root/ Adam Ezra at Cosmic Charlie’s

Rusted Root has honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom and virtuosity, which has allowed them to organically shape their music into it’s own distinct and undeniable vision. With eight albums under their belt, over three million records sold and countless nights on the road, Rusted Root transcends age, cultures and musical styles. Adam Ezra :The group’s live performances, …

Start: March 11, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 11, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States