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September 19, 2014 – September 20, 2014

SquallFest 2014 at Buster’s

SquallFest is a high-energy rock & roll concert, showcasing 16 talented bands and musicians. The event promotes local and regional musicians while supporting a great cause. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, a 501 (c)(3) public charity, which focuses on funding breakthrough research. Pre-order link: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/656321-squallfest-2014-lexington/ Friday, September 19 Doors at 7:00 PM …

Start: September 19, 2014
End: September 20, 2014
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $18-$20

September 20, 2014

HarvestFest at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

HarvestFest is full of festive fun on the farm for the entire family. There will be all-day activities, including Farm Olympics, hay climbs, bobbing for apples, seasonal crafts and more in the Kids’ Village. The Farmers’ Market will feature local produce and other food products, and food preservation demonstrations, apple peeling and cider making will take place both days. Additionally, …

Date: September 20, 2014
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Outside The Spotlight: Survival Unit III & Le Rex at The Bazaar

A double bill headlined by Survival Unit III, led by the legendary Joe McPhee. Joe is joined in the trio by two OTS favorites – Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello/electronics) and Michael Zerang (percussion). “The music of Le Rex reveals a spectacular kaleidoscope of crispy pop grooves, balkanese horn riffs, intoxicating and frisky rhythm ’n’ blues parts and the sweet bitterness of …

Start: September 20, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 20, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Bazaar
Address:
720 Bryan Avenue, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Lexington Philharmonic: ‘Bolero & Bartanan’ at Singletary Center for The Arts

  GERSHWIN, Cuban Overture TCHAIKOVSKY, Piano Concerto Inon Barnatan, piano  RAVEL, Alborada del gracioso RAVEL, Bolero Acclaimed pianist and recently appointed New York Philharmonic Artist-in-Association, Inon Barnatan, returns to the Lexington Philharmonic to open the dynamic 2014-2015 season with Tchaikovsky’s iconic Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bolero & Barnatan! Gershwin’s spirited Cuban Overture is paired with Ravel’s Alborada del gracioso and …

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

The Glade City Rounders at Natasha’s Bistro

The Glade City Rounders are a Middle Tennessee based band who specializes in old time string band, blues, and jug band music. Hailing from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, this band performs old music from turn of the century to depression era, while putting their own twist on each song. www.beetnik.com 

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

Born Cross Eyed at Cosmic Charlie’s

A popular Lexington Grateful Dead cover band. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: September 20, 2014 10:00 pm
End: September 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

Junction Creek at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Junction Creek plays a mix of rock and country and hails from Louisville. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: September 20, 2014 10:00 pm
End: September 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Tim Talbert at Cheapside Bar & Grill

Tim Talbert is a multi-genre musician, covering music new and old. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com  

Start: September 20, 2014 10:00 pm
End: September 20, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Born Cross Eyed at Cosmic Charlie’s

  A Lexington-based Grateful Dead Tribute Band. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: September 20, 2014 10:00 pm
End: September 20, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

Caught Red Handed at Parlay Social

Caught Red Handed is a classic rock cover band from Lexington. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: September 20, 2014 10:30 pm
End: September 20, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

September 21, 2014

HarvestFest at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

HarvestFest is full of festive fun on the farm for the entire family. There will be all-day activities, including Farm Olympics, hay climbs, bobbing for apples, seasonal crafts and more in the Kids’ Village. The Farmers’ Market will feature local produce and other food products, and food preservation demonstrations, apple peeling and cider making will take place both days. Additionally, …

Date: September 21, 2014
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

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: September 21, 2014 11:00 am
End: September 21, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Special Session at Natasha’s Bistro

  Special Session combines smooth jazz, funk, old school R&B, blues and jazz standards for a soulful mix.  www.beetnik.com 

Start: September 21, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

September 22, 2014

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour: Las Cafeteras/ Fullset at the Lyric Theatre

LAS CAFETERAS combines the vibrant energy of Son Jarocho music with an edgy LA-alternative sound & political message. Their pounding Afro-Mexican rhythms, stomping zapateado dancing, & uplifting lyrics tell stories of everyday people searching for love & fighting for justice in the concrete jungle. This alt-son group re-mixes traditional sounds, adding Afro-Carribean marimbol, Native American drum & flute, cajon, hip …

Start: September 22, 2014 6:45 pm
End: September 22, 2014 8:15 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

Open Mic with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Willlie’s Locally Known hosts their weekly open mic series with Coralee. 

Start: September 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 22, 2014 8:00 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: September 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

September 23, 2014

Recycled Percussion at Norton Center for The Arts

  Straight from the Las Vegas strip and smash hit performances on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” Recycled Percussion is taking the Newlin Hall stage by storm, defining a new genre of music called ‘Junk Rock’ by making catchy beats on bizarre, everyday objects.  Formed in 1995 by band leader Justin Spencer, Recycled Percussion combines extreme percussion, engaging humor and extraordinary …

Start: September 23, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 23, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, 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: September 23, 2014 10:00 pm
End: September 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

September 24, 2014

Red Barn Radio: Fred Keams and Nizhoni’ Sky at Artsplace

A band combining ancient melodies combined with the rhythms and sounds of the modern world, centered around the Native American flute stylings of Fred Keams.  www.redbarnradio.com 

Start: September 24, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

Martin Harley Band at Willie’s Locally Known

  Martin Harley is a  talented guitarist, singer and songwriter frontingh the highly praised UK-based acoustic trio The Martin Harley Band. Martin’s new album MOJO FIX was recorded in Texas and is released in the UK in February 2013. Mojo Fix comes on the heels of four critically celebrated albums, years of touring and countless festivals that have built Martin …

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

Tim Shelton at Natasha’s Bistro

Tim Shelton is a singer-songwriter whose vocal style encompasses Country, Bluegrass and Folk. Shelton co-founded Bluegrass group, NewFound Road. He’s known for his flexible, smooth timbre reminiscent of Tim O’Brien and heartfelt songwriting. www.beetnik.com 

Start: September 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

Aqueos at Cosmic Charlie’s

Aqueous is a genre melting, funk-tastic groove/rock band known for bringing high energy to the stage. The songs themselves are adventurous, smartly composed, inventive, and exuberant. The improv sections add immensely to the experience, as Aqueous heads off in directions heretofore unknown and previously unexplored. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: September 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: September 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Jordan English at Tin Roof

Featuring Lexington soul/pop singer Jordan English on the Tin Roof stage and weekly drink specials. www.tinroofbars.com 

Start: September 24, 2014 11:55 pm
End: September 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

September 25, 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: September 25, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Heywood Banks at Comedy Off Broadway

Equal parts genius and buffoon, this songwriter-comic-singer-poet-musician has become a cult hero and a pop icon, with a show that appeals to college students, stoners, businessmen, yuppies, rednecks, punks, kids or your grandmother. Heywood intersperses his humorous observations of life with twisted, inventive, bizarre songs, sung and played in a variety of styles, from folk, to country to rock to …

Start: September 25, 2014 7:15 pm
End: September 25, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $20

Shivering Timbers at Willie’s Locally Known

   Shivering Timbers, began with the husband-and-wife team of Jayson and Sarah Benn writing and performing songs to entertain their infant daughter. The Benns wound up playing some of those songs at Dan Auerbach’s 30th birthday party, and The Black Keys guitarist ended up producing 2010′s “We All Started In The Same Place”, the couple’s debut album as Shivering Timbers. …

Start: September 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY

Randy Rogers Band at Buster’s

The Randy Rogers Band has now been around long enough to serve as an influence to a new generation of Texas country artists.The band which formed in San Marcos is the lone act among the vanguard of the Texas-Red Dirt scene to remain intact from a personnel level for over a decade. Take into consideration the insanely consistent high-quality of …

Start: September 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $14-$17

Jollett Hollow at Natasha’s Bistro

Jollett Hollow is the brain child of Jesse Taylor. The music represents his life story from his family’s origins in the hills of Virgina. Jollett Hollow combines the power of a rock band with the folk sense of a singer-songwriter. www.beetnik.com 

Start: September 25, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

Final Thursday with the Soul Ravers at Al’s Bar

Local multi-genre band Soul Ravers will host a night of music featuring members of Payback, Big Fresh, and Tall Boys. Soul Ravers are: Willie Eames : GuitarSteve Cherry : BassFarhad Rezaei : OrganDavid Farris : Drums www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: September 25, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

September 26, 2014

Heywood Banks at Comedy Off Broadway

Equal parts genius and buffoon, this songwriter-comic-singer-poet-musician has become a cult hero and a pop icon, with a show that appeals to college students, stoners, businessmen, yuppies, rednecks, punks, kids or your grandmother. Heywood intersperses his humorous observations of life with twisted, inventive, bizarre songs, sung and played in a variety of styles, from folk, to country to rock to …

Start: September 26, 2014 7:15 pm
End: September 26, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $20