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August 20, 2015 – August 30, 2015

Chamber Music Festival of Lexington

> The 2015 Chamber Music Festival of Lexington will present 10 continuous days of events - traditional concerts, pop-up events, fundraisers, and more. It will feature a return of Ensemble-in-Residence WindSync, our core artists, as well as guest guitarist Jason Vieaux, and Composer-in-Residence Jeff Beal – best known for his score to hit Netflix drama “House of Cards.” OPENING CONCERT Thursday, August …

Start: August 20, 2015
End: August 30, 2015
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

August 28, 2015

Jazz on The Porch Series at Talon Winery

Talon Winery and Vineyard’s Jazz series invites guests to bring a picnic and a blanket or lawn chairs to this free monthly concert.  June 28: Jazz 5 July 26: Westbrook Trio August 30: Baja Yetis September 27: Dan Brock and Friends

Start: August 28, 2015 3:00 pm
End: August 28, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Talon Winery
Address:
7086 Tates Creek Road , KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 28, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 28, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Summer Nights In Suburbia Concert Series at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Friday nights through September 4; 7 p.m. The summer concert series “Summer Nights in Suburbia” will showcase local and regional talent from a wide variety of genres, from blues to jazz to indie rock.   www.moondancelex.com June 5: The Johnson Brothers June 12: C the Beat June 19: New Country Rehab June 26: Frank Sollivan & Dirty Kitchen August 7: The …

Start: August 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

Misty Mountain String Band at Willie’s Locally Known

Drawing influence from old-time music, country, Americana, bluegrass, and songs of labor and protest, The Misty Mountain String Band harks back to the days of black lung and short life expectancy. www.willieslex.com

Start: August 28, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 28, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Mipso at Natasha’s Bistro

The renegade traditionalists of Mipso — Jacob Sharp on mandolin, Joseph Terrell on guitar, and Wood Robinson on double bass — are doing their part to take three-part harmony and Appalachian influences into new territory. The three North Carolina songwriters have wandered off the path blazed by Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson to find a new clearing for their southern …

Start: August 28, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 28, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Brown Sugar Showcase at Al’s Bar

Lexington’s longest running indie/local hiphop showcase, Brown Sugar, (2007-2015) returns to the Al’s Bar stage. On the final Friday of each month, The Devine Experience will focus on bringing you a true, vintage hiphop vibe featuring some of central KY’s finest MCs. www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: August 28, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 28, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Warren Byrom/ Ohioan/ Whitehall Bear at Green Lantern Bar

From Roscoe Holcomb and the ‘mountain minor’ players to the Berber banjoists of Marrakech, Tinariwen’s Tuareg guitar tradition, and the electric reverberation of country music throughout the Sonoran desert: Ohioan are bringing these far-flung influences together to reconcile the past, present and future.  Warren Byrom is a local songwriter and music veteran. The Whitehall Bear is an experimental folk outfit …

Start: August 28, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 28, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

August 29, 2015

Moontower Music Festival at Masterson Station Park

The second annual Moontower Music Festival will be a jam-packed day of great local and regional musical acts spanning many genres organized by Lexington event company LexEffect. This years’ lineup includes regional favorites Moon Taxi, The Weeks, The Apache Relay, Space Capone, Brave Baby, Ben Sollee, Mike Mains & The Branches, Buffalo Rodeo, Tyler Childers, The Lonely Biscuits, Ben Lacy, …

Start: August 29, 2015 10:00 am
End: August 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Masterson Station Park
Address:
Leestown Road, Lexington , KY, United States

Hop Hop Afternoon Hangout at Al’s Bar

  A local band showcase featuring Hop Hop Records artists. ::: Saturday’s Schedule ::: 5pm – The Butchers 6pm – ATTEMPT 7pm – Vegan Death 8pm – Idiot Glee 9pm – Teal Grapefruit Also – Hop Hop will feature a sale on band merchandise. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: August 29, 2015 4:00 pm
End: August 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5 - $8

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 29, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 29, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Johnson Brothers at Natasha’s Bistro

Kentucky’s original “Rock ‘n Roll Repertory Orchestra,” the Johnson Brothers Band specializes in performing meticulously reproduced renditions of challenging large-band material rarely heard in clubs or concerts. www.beetnik.com  

Start: August 29, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Born Cross Eyed at Cosmic Charlie’s

Born Cross Eyed is a Lexington Grateful Dead tribute band that started in 1991.   www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: August 29, 2015 10:00 pm
End: August 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

August 30, 2015

Tunes in the Vines Concert Series at Equus Run Vineyards

This free, weekly event features local artists at the Event Patio Barn at Equus Run. Guests are invited to bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blankets. www.equusrunvineyards.com June 7: Yesteryear June 14: Bridge 19 June 21: Lisa Raymond June 28: Triage July 5: Big Fat Liars July 12: Soljam July 19: RockSteady July 26: TDH4 August 2: Barry Frazee …

Start: August 30, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 30, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

August 31, 2015

WoodSongs: The Mavericks/ Whitney Rose at The Lyric Theatre

THE MAVERICKS merge traditional country with traditional rock & roll. The band became one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful groups of the early ’90s. Led by songwriter Raul Malo, the legendary group have released their brand new album, ‘Mono’ that is actually recorded in MONO instead of STEREO. They have started a worldwide concert tour called the Mono Mundo Tour to …

Start: August 31, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 31, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10

Southland Jamboree at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Celebrating its 10th season, the Southland Jamboree will see some changes this year. Due to construction plans, the popular weekly bluegrass music series  is moving to MoonDance from its traditional home outside Southland Drive’s Collins Bowling Center, and will take place Monday nights through June and Tuesday nights July through August. July 14: Michael Cleveland  July 20: Custom Made Bluegrass …

Start: August 31, 2015 7:00 pm
End: August 31, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Outside The Spotlight Series: Frank Rosaly at Al’s Bar

The Outside The Spotlight Series continues with Chicagoan Frank Rosaly and his unique brand of solo percussion/electronica. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: August 31, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5 suggested

Tee Dee Young Band at Tee Dee’s Blues Club

Award-winning Lexington blues guitar aficionado Tee Dee Young and a rotating cast of guest musicians rock the longstanding jazz and blues club Tee Dee’s every Monday night – you never know who might step up to join the stage!    

Start: August 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States

September 2, 2015

Jordan English at Tin Roof

Late night music by local soul/ pop artist Jordan English. Food and drink specials will be available as well.  www.tinroofbars.com

Start: September 2, 2015 11:30 pm
End: September 2, 2015 11:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

September 4, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: September 4, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 4, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Summer Nights In Suburbia Concert Series at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Friday nights through September 4; 7 p.m. The summer concert series “Summer Nights in Suburbia” will showcase local and regional talent from a wide variety of genres, from blues to jazz to indie rock.   www.moondancelex.com June 5: The Johnson Brothers June 12: C the Beat June 19: New Country Rehab June 26: Frank Sollivan & Dirty Kitchen August 7: The …

Start: September 4, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 4, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

September 5, 2015

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: September 5, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 5, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Five Finger Death Punch/ Papa Roach at Rupp Arena

Five Finger Death Punch is a heavy death metal group from Las Vegas who have sold over 2.6 million albums in the United States. They are embarking on a North American tour with rock/rap act Papa Roach and In this Moment.  www.rupparena.com for tickets

Start: September 5, 2015 6:15 pm
End: September 5, 2015 8:15 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Neon Splash Paint Party at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Neon Splash will be hosting a state-of-the-art glow paint party. A concert grade setup, with pure sound and bass, and an intelligent light show with lasers, strobes, and fog. On the stage, will be professional dancers shooting over 100 gallons of paint onto each and every attendee at the outdoor event. Professional photographers will be in attendance taking footage and …

Start: September 5, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 5, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $15 - $45

September 6, 2015

The Night Market

The monthly outdoor market, with its lively, social atmosphere returns to the NoLi district. Music: Born Cross Eyed. Presented by Lexington Lexington Kids Area: Our Playhouse Preschool Beer: West Sixth Brewing Food: Thai & Mighty, Crank & Boom, Bradford BBQ, Sav’s Chill, Honnah-Lee Bubble Tea, Common Grounds, L’ Oven Cookies, A Cup of Common Wealth, Minton’s 760, Popcorn Paradise, New …

Start: September 6, 2015 6:00 pm
End: September 6, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Night Market
Address:
E Loudoun Ave & Bryan Ave, Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

Kevin Prater Band at Natasha’s Bistro

Bluegrass veteran Kevin Prater leads this band of seasoned bluegrass players for a pure Kentucky sound. www.beetnik.com

Start: September 6, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 6, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Mac Sabbath at Cosmic Charlie’s

Mac Sabbath are  a McDonald’s-themed Black Sabbath tribute band, self-described as a ‘drive thru metal’. www.cosmic-charlies.com   

Start: September 6, 2015 10:00 pm
End: September 6, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15

September 7, 2015

WoodSongs: Tommy Emmanuel at The Lyric Theatre

TOMMY EMMANUEL is arguably one of the most exciting, brilliant and powerful guitar masters on earth. Walking in the legacy of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and many others Tommy has dazzled audiences worldwide with his sheer mastery of the instrument. WoodSongs will welcome him back for his sixth appearance on the broadcast they celebrate the release of his brand new …

Start: September 7, 2015 6:45 pm
End: September 7, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10 - $20

Southland Jamboree at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Celebrating its 10th season, the Southland Jamboree will see some changes this year. Due to construction plans, the popular weekly bluegrass music series  is moving to MoonDance from its traditional home outside Southland Drive’s Collins Bowling Center, and will take place Monday nights through June and Tuesday nights July through August. July 14: Michael Cleveland  July 20: Custom Made Bluegrass …

Start: September 7, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 7, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Tee Dee Young Band at Tee Dee’s Blues Club

Award-winning Lexington blues guitar aficionado Tee Dee Young and a rotating cast of guest musicians rock the longstanding jazz and blues club Tee Dee’s every Monday night – you never know who might step up to join the stage!    

Start: September 7, 2015 9:00 pm
End: September 7, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
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