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January 29, 2015

KCT Winterfest: “Cabaret” at The Grand Reserve

  Audiences have been mesmerized by Blackbird Dance Theatre’s use of storytelling, live music, and unconventional dance techniques such as stage combat and aerial silks. This  collaboration promises a fresh take on Kander & Ebb’s celebrated musical, Cabaret. Lexington’s very own  event space, The Grand Reserve, will be transformed into the Kit Kat Klub utilizing the talents of local lighting …

Start: January 29, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: The Grand Reserve
Address:
903 Manchester Street, Suite 190, Lexington, KY, United States

“Elvis Lives” at The Lexington Opera House

Elvis Lives is a multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis’ life. His iconic style, embraced by many of today’s artists, continues to intrigue audiences of all generations. www.lexingtonoperahouse.com

Start: January 29, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 29, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $30 - $65

Ben Lacy at Parlay Social

Ben Lacy is a Lexington guitar virtuoso known for his rhythmic, melodic style.  www.parlaysocial.com

Start: January 29, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Songwriter’s Night: Nick Stump/ Greg Foresman/ Tom Green at Natasha’s Bistro

Nick Stump – Former Metropolitan Blues All-Star, Nick Stump’s songs have been called by Blues Access, “The most literate songwriting since Kris Kristofferson,” and his song “Deep Mine Blues” has been on two Grammy-nominated albums, including Larry Cordle’s CD, Murder On Music Row. Greg Foresman hails from Louisville, and has toured for the past 15 years as lead guitarist with …

Start: January 29, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

Attempt / Mosses at the Green Lantern

  Attempt is a Lexington project described as “maximalist virtuosic insanity.” Mosses is ecstatic long-form ‘freak pop’ from Ryan Jewell of Columbus, OH.    

Start: January 29, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

Wick-It The Instigator at Cosmic Charlie’s

Wick-it the Instigator is a multi-genre DJ and producer who has reached high-profile status among those of his genre. Famous for his heavy beats and remixes, he recently landed at #5 on Billboard’s Next Big Sound chart.  www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: January 29, 2015 10:00 pm
End: January 29, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $15

January 30, 2015

KCT Winterfest: “Cabaret” at The Grand Reserve

  Audiences have been mesmerized by Blackbird Dance Theatre’s use of storytelling, live music, and unconventional dance techniques such as stage combat and aerial silks. This  collaboration promises a fresh take on Kander & Ebb’s celebrated musical, Cabaret. Lexington’s very own  event space, The Grand Reserve, will be transformed into the Kit Kat Klub utilizing the talents of local lighting …

Start: January 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: The Grand Reserve
Address:
903 Manchester Street, Suite 190, Lexington, KY, United States

Brave Captain Winter Festival at Green Lantern

A micro-festival celebrating artists affiliated with (or otherwise endorsed by) Brave Captain, a small D.I.Y. cassette label/show collective run by Joe Mangum (Elsinores, Salad Influence) and Ma Turner (Fatufairfe, solo, Salad Influence, CROSS, Warmer Milks) and founded in 2012 to focus on the underground music/arts scene in Lexington and the region. Globsters (KY)  The Wandering Lake (Arkansas) The Hecks (Chicago) …

Start: January 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $7

Black Jacket Symphony: The Eagles’ “Hotel California” at The Lexington Opera House

The Black Jacket Symphony offers a unique concert experience by recreating classic albums in a live performance setting with a first class lighting and video production. A selected album is performed in its entirety by a group of handpicked musicians specifically selected for each album. With no sonic detail being overlooked, the musicians do whatever it takes to musically reproduce …

Start: January 30, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $30 - $35

Lauren Mink Band at Parlay Social

Lauren Mink is a former American Idol contestant and Winchester, Ky native. She and her band play covers and originals ranging from country to pop. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: January 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Warren Byrom at Best Friend Bar

After spending the mid 2000′s as a working musician in New Orleans, Warren Byrom returned to Lexington, Kentucky to focus on writing and recording. His first full length collection of songs was recorded with Duane Lundy, Otto Helmuth, and Tony Miller. His forthcoming release, produced with Duane Lundy, will be available early 2015.  

Start: January 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Best Friends Bar
Address:
500 E. Euclid , Lexington, KY

The Bats at Natasha’s Bistro

Bringing together the seven diverse talent, The Bats have netted a genre that can best be described as cabaret meets rock and roll… and everything in between. The four women and two men of this distinctive group embrace musical styles ranging from goofy to poignant. Tickets must be purchased through the Box Office, Monday- Friday, 10am-4pm. 859-259-2754. www.beetnik.com

Start: January 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Devine Carama’s Brown Sugar Hip Hop Showcase at Al’s Bar

Lexington hip-hop artist and producer Devine Carama hosts this rap series at Al’s Bar, featuring local artists.    www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: January 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

The Barrows at Cheapside Bar and Grill

The Barrows are an electric/acoustic duo playing covers and originals.    www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com

Start: January 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Gage at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Gage is a Country-Rock Band with fiery music mixed with heartfilled lyrics and edgy vocals. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: January 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Bourbon, Beards, & Burlesque at Cosmic Charlie’s

An event celebrating all things manly, including a beard contest, bourbon tasting and a Burlesque show. More information TBA. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: January 30, 2015 10:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

January 31, 2015

Screening of “2001: A Space Odyssey” with live orchestral accompaniment at Singletary Center for The Arts

From the groundbreaking 1968 Stanley Kubrick space exploration classic, this live performance adaptation of “2001: A Space Odyssey” features live orchestral and choral music from the original score performed by the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and University of Kentucky Chorale accompanying a large-scale projection of the entire movie.  2 screenings: Saturday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. …

Start: January 31, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 31, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States

Carrie Newcomer at EKU Center for The Arts

Carrie Newcomer’s distinctive voice fits the depth, humor, and gravity of the stories she tells through song. Over the course of her career she has become a prominent voice for progressive spirituality, social justice and interfaith dialogue. Her ability for sharp observation of the world led the Dallas Morning News to rave, “She’s the kind of artist whose music makes …

Start: January 31, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 31, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $20

Stolen Faces at Willie’s Locally Known

Grateful Dead tribute band The Stolen Faces deftly capture the spirit of the Dead, covering a wide variety of songs from the band’s expansive catalog. www.willieslex.com

Start: January 31, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $8

Julia Knight at Natasha’s Bistro

A singer-songwriter of unusual skill, Julia released her debut CD in January 2012 titled “Just Live”. In addition to her original songs, Julia puts an acoustic spin on a number of covers ranging from Elvis and Beatles tunes to current artists like Adele, Taylor Swift, Ingrid Michaelson, Colbie Caillat and more. www.beetnik.com 

Start: January 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

Ellie Herring at Al’s Bar

Electronic artist Ellie Herring is a local prolific indie/techno act. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: January 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

The Barrows at Cheapside Bar and Grill

The Barrows are an electric/acoustic duo playing covers and originals.    www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com

Start: January 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Stillwater at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Stillwater is a Lexington country rock cover band, led by the powerful vocals of Lisa Buchanan. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: January 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Nine Pound Pussy Unplugged at Green Lantern

  There are few bands that embody the phrase “sex, drugs & rock ‘n’ roll” as well as the Grammy Nominated American hard rock act Nashville Pussy. Blaine Cartwright is the Bon Scott of his generation with his ‘nursery rhymes for prisoners’ style of lyrics.  

Start: January 31, 2015 10:00 pm
End: January 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: The Green Lantern
Phone: (859) 252 - 9539
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

The Armory at Tin Roof

The Armory is an alternative rock/indie band from Atlanta, GA. www.tinroofbars.com

Start: January 31, 2015 10:30 pm
End: January 31, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

Olde Time Art Social at Natasha’s Bistro

New local art will be unveiled as well as live art by the talented Mandy Keathley. A special duel performance by Maggie Lander and Dahknee featuring Lexington’s first live Deejay-violinist performance, and additional sounds from the one and only DJ Warren Peace. wwww.beetnik.com 

Start: January 31, 2015 10:30 pm
End: January 31, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

February 1, 2015

Andrew Duhon Trio at Natasha’s Bistro

Andrew Duhon is a songwriter from New Orleans, a teller of stories with an undeniable voice, weighted and soulful. Duhon has released 3 recordings, the latest of which, ‘The Moorings’, was nominated for a Grammy in 2014 for ‘Best Engineered Album’. He has toured solo for much of his career, and that troubadour element is certainly present, an usher of …

Start: February 1, 2015 8:00 pm
End: February 1, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

February 2, 2015

Scott Said and Backroads at Austin City Saloon

Blending the sweet sound of three piece southern harmony, Scott Said & the Backroads Band have been unleashing their brand of high energy rock n’ roll infused country for over a decade. www.austincitysaloon.com

Start: February 2, 2015 6:00 pm
End: February 2, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Austin City Saloon
Address:
2350 Woodhill Drive, Lexington, KY, United States

Groundhog Day Celebration w/ Bear Medicine/ Chris Bathgate/ Molly Sullivan at Al’s Bar

Lexington’s Bear Medicine is an organic indie-folk outfit led by the soft falsetto vocals of Josh Wright.  Tipping their ballcaps to the psychedelic sounds of the sixties and beyond, the quartet, consisting of Josh Wright, Kim Smith, Seth Murphy and Severn Edmonson, combines mellow acoustic guitar, cello, flute, and light percussion to make a pensive, dreamy, and sometimes rousing melodic …

Start: February 2, 2015 6:00 pm
End: February 2, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Music Movie Mondays at Natasha’s: “Stop Making Sense”

Stop Making Sense is a concert film featuring the Talking Heads live on stage. Directed by Jonathan Demme, it was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December 1983, as the group was touring to promote their new album Speaking in Tongues. www.beetnik.com

Start: February 2, 2015 7:00 pm
End: February 2, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free