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July 23, 2014

Holler Poets Series #47 at Al’s Bar

  Featuring West Virginian Ron Houchin, author of seven books of poetry and one book of short stories. His latest, THE MAN WHO SAWS US IN HALF (LSU Press) has been awarded the 2013 Weatherford Award for poetry by Berea College. Michael Wayne Hampton, Spalding MFA grad and native of Eastern Kentucky has won many awards for his short fiction. …

Start: July 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: July 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Spongecake and The Fluff Ramblers at Willie’s Locally Known

A psychedelic/groove band influenced by late Grateful Dead and String Cheese Incident, Spongecake and The Fluff Ramblers are comprised of 7 members. www.willieslex.com 

Start: July 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Red Barn Radio: Kentucky Mountain Trio at Artsplace

Kentucky Mountain Trio is a bluegrass/gospel group consisting of mostly family members.  Fiddle player and singer Heidi Greer writes most of the band’s material, along with her husband, guitarist Ryan Greer. Heidi’s cousin, Brandon Clark is on guitar. www.redbarnradio.com 

Start: July 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

The Rough Customers/ Askultra at Cosmic Charlie’s

  The Rough Customers: a high energy ska/punk band that incorporates almost every genre of music- From “Bach like” chorales to romantic period tone poems to 1980′s punk, and third wave ska.   Askultura is a 9-piece rumba / punk rock / ska band from Miami, FL. www.cosmic-charlies.com     

Start: July 23, 2014 10:00 pm
End: July 23, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

July 24, 2014

Central Bank Thursday Night Live at Cheapside Park

The 19th season of Thursday Night Live will begin on April 3rd and run every Thursday through October 16th. The family-friendly event is held at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park. In addition to live music there will be food, beverages, and a lively social atmosphere. www.downtownlex.com April 3 – Bobby Perry Band April 10 – Off The Clock …

Start: July 24, 2014 5:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Kentucky Hoss Cats at Willie’s Locally Known

Vintage, four-on-the-floor era country music. www.willieslex.com  

Start: July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Eddie Barber at at Horseshoes Kentucky Bar and Grill

  Local country rock singer Eddie Barber will take the Horseshoes stage. www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com 

Start: July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, Lexington , KY, United States

The Smithdogs at Parlay Social

   The SmithDogs are a super-group of Lexington musicians playing blues, rock, funk and soul music.  www.parlaysocial.com  

Start: July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 11:30 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Solar Bear/ Shadow Clone/ Spaceman D/ Damage Therapy at Al’s Bar

Solarbear is an 8 Bit musician who makes and performs music on antique video game hardware. (Example: Nintendo Gameboy and NES)  Damage Therapy is a deep psychedelic rock & roll group from Lexington. www.alsbarlexington.com     

Start: July 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Vessel/ Captain Wingnut and The Burnt Ends at Cosmic Charlie’s

  Vessel has been together for 7 years playing their original entourage through the Southeast in major cities, festivals, clubs, and dives, delivering a unique sound that blends funk, rock, soul, fusion, bluegrass, electronic and jazz.  Captain Wingnut is a Lexington rock trio of JP Nowak, Lee Owen and Roddy Puckett.  www.cosmic-charlies.com  

Start: July 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

July 25, 2014

WUKY’s Phoenix Fridays: Saintseneca/ Small Batch at Phoenix Park

This inaugural free music series organized by local NPR affiliate WUKY 91.3 will take place at Phoenix Park on the following dates: June 27: Dawn Landes and Simone Felice July 25: Small Batch and Saintseneca August 22: Coralee & The Townies and Ben Sollee September 26:  The Northside Sheiks and TBA Saintseneca is a four-piece alt indie band from Columbus, OH. Their new …

Start: July 25, 2014 5:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Phoenix Park
Address:
1 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Friday Latina Live at Fifth Third Pavilion

  Come and enjoy musical performances by Cosa Seria Latin Band, DJ Power, The Salsa Center and more. This is an outdoor, free and open to the public event. FLACA is a 501c3 non-profit, your donations are welcomed and appreciated.       

Start: July 25, 2014 7:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

The Bats at Natasha’s Bistro

Bringing together the eight diverse talents known as The Bats, they have netted a genre that can best be described as cabaret meets rock and roll. The five feisty women and three very brave men of this distinctive group embrace many musical styles with the material ranging from comical to poignant. They sing of love lost and found, the joys …

Start: July 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Summer Concert Series at Fro-Jo’s

Fro-Jo’s Frozen Yogurt and Coffee presents a family-friendly concert series at their Lexington Green location. June: 6th Jimmy and the Slammers           13th Ben Lacy           20th Analog Apostles           27th Space Cowboys July:  11th Tiffaney Nesbeth Band           18th Zed’s Dead           25th King’s Ransom        August: 1st Steve Sizemore Band               8th Ironworks

Start: July 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Fro-Jo's Frozen Yogurt
Address:
192 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington , KY, United States

Eddie Barber at at Horseshoes Kentucky Bar and Grill

  Local country rock singer Eddie Barber will take the Horseshoes stage. www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com 

Start: July 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, Lexington , KY, United States

Kenny & The Skywalkers at Parlay Social

Kenny Owens leads a new country/rock group from Lexington. www.parlaysocial.com  

Start: July 25, 2014 9:30 pm
End: July 25, 2014 11:30 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Eric Cummings Band at Cheapside Bar and Grill

  A local rowdy americana/roots and country band.   www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com      

Start: July 25, 2014 10:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

July 26, 2014

Moontower Festival at Equus Run Vineyards

  Moontower Music Festival is a one-day event featuring music by Moon Taxi, Sundy Best, Machines Are People Too, Brave Baby, Tyler Childers, A Lion Named Roar and Buffalo Rodeo. Craft beer from Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. and tasty local grub from Cluckin’ Burger, The Gastro Gnomes, Crank + Boom Craft Ice Cream, Bradford BBQ, Rolling Oven, and …

Date: July 26, 2014
Venue: Equus Run Vineyards
Address:
1280 Moores Mill Rd., Midway, KY, United States
Cost: $45-$55

Masters of Karate at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

 Masters of Karate play an eclectic mix of classic/modern rock, hip hop, funk, and soul. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com  

Start: July 26, 2014 2:00 pm
End: July 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Aly’An at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

  Aly’An is a local country rock duo made up of two best friends Alyson Burke and Andrea Warner Gross. Profits will go toward the support of SOAR (Speak Out and Rescue), an animal rescue/foster organization. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: July 26, 2014 6:00 pm
End: July 26, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Ha Ha Tonka at Willie’s Locally Known

  Their record label. Bloodshot Records describes them as “…the crossroads of Americana and indie, where Alabama meets Arcade Fire.” www.willieslex.com

Start: July 26, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Eddie Barber at at Horseshoes Kentucky Bar and Grill

  Local country rock singer Eddie Barber will take the Horseshoes stage. www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com 

Start: July 26, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, Lexington , KY, United States

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: July 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 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

Stephen Kelly Hunt at Parlay Social

 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.  www.parlaysocial.com 

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

Eric Cummings Band at Cheapside Bar and Grill

  A local rowdy americana/roots and country band.   www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com      

Start: July 26, 2014 10:00 pm
End: July 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

July 27, 2014

Sunday Soul Jazz Brunch at Willie’s Locally Known

A weekly brunch at local BBQ restaurant, Willie’s Locally Known featuring food specials, drinks, and jazz/soul ‘house band’ Lee Carroll’s Home Cookin, an organ-centered trio. www.willieslex.com  

Start: July 27, 2014 11:00 am
End: July 27, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

MMMB and 40 Fingers & a Missing Tooth at the DAC

A benefit for Lexington’s March Madness Marching Band, who will be presenting a showcase of their newest songs and greatest hits, along with Asheville-based circus juggling troupe 40 Fingers & a Missing Tooth.      

Start: July 27, 2014 7:00 pm
End: July 27, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5-$10 suggested donation

July 28, 2014

Wino Vino at Natasha’s Bistro

Since 2006, WinoVino’s syncretic stylings have earned them attention across the nation. Their refined blend of salty lyrics, bawdy Prohibition-era cabaret, and Eastern European folk music features multiple vocalists, guitar, fiddle, accordion, upright bass, clarinet, trumpet, drums and washboards. www.beetnik.com

Start: July 28, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 28, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

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: July 28, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 28, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

July 29, 2014

Big Band & Jazz Concert Series at Ecton Park

Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle while the July and August concerts will take place at Ecton Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating. …

Start: July 29, 2014 8:00 am
End: July 29, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Ecton Park
Address:
Turkeyfoot Rd., Lexington, KY, United States