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November 23, 2014

Mecca Live Studio and Gallery presents: 1,001 Nights at the Downtown Arts Center

Mecca  Dance studio will present its 3rd Annual 1001 Nights performance. Each year they explore new territory with this production of   beauty, depth of movement and story. Featuring Mecca Studio dancers, Rakadu, and special guests: Aminata Cairo, March Madness Marching Band, Anaya Belly Dance, SuperKate Slepicka, Alyssum Pohl, Artist, Tripp Bratton, Julie Edwards, Jules Downum,  Mira Betz for an evening …

Start: November 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20-$25

Girls Guns and Glory/ Sarah Borges at Willie’s Locally Known

The foursome (Ward Hayden on vocals/guitar, Paul Dilley on electric and upright bass/piano, Josh Kiggans on drums/percussion, and Chris Hersch on lead guitar/banjo) found inspiration for this record from early ’50s rock ‘n’ roll icons such as Chuck Berry, Eddie Cochran, and Buddy Holly, as well as country greats like Hank Williams and Johnny Cash. For the past eight years, …

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

The Green Gallows and Meghann Wright at Buster’s

The Green Gallows are a blue-collar Gothic-Country-Folk-Rock band out of Queens, NY. With an equal love and influence from a wide style of genres, Meghann Wright’s songs of love, liquored memories, heartbreak, makes her stand out from the Brooklyn music scene she calls home. www.bustersbb.com 

Start: November 23, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

Kung Fu/ The Baja Yetis at Cosmic Charlie’s

In the vanguard of the new-funk movement, KUNG FU is quickly popularizing their unique sonic contribution “NU-SION”, blurring the line between intense electro-fusion, and blistering dance arrangements. Making funk fusion music “cool” again, the band draws on influences such as early Headhunters, Weather Report, & Mahavishnu Orchestra, and merges those ideas with technical fireworks and a contemporary EDM informed sensibility. …

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

November 24, 2014

WoodSongs Double Show: Ramblin’ Jack Elliot/ Nell Robinson and The Rose Of No-Man’s Land/ Country Current at The Lyric Theatre

RAMBLIN’ JACK ELLIOT: Bob Dylan called him “King of the Folksingers.” He has recorded forty albums; wrote one of the first trucking songs, “Cup of Coffee”, recorded by Johnny Cash; championed the works of new singer-songwriters, from Bob Dylan and Kris Kristofferson to Tim Hardin; became a founding member of Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue; and continued the life of …

Start: November 24, 2014 6:15 pm
End: November 24, 2014 8:45 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

Open Mic Night with Coralee

Each monday night through the month of January, Coralee of Coralee and the Townies will host an open mic night at Willie’s Locally Known.

Start: November 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 24, 2014 11:55 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: November 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

November 25, 2014

Thomas Birl at Natasha’s Bistro

Jazz pianist Thomas Birl will perform background jazz for the dinner hours at Natasha’s. www.beetnik.com 

Start: November 25, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

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: November 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

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: November 25, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

November 26, 2014

Night Before Thanksgiving Show: Baja Yetis and Friends at Willie’s Locally Known

A fun packed night of Music, Comedy, DJ jams and the best BBQ in the state!!  7:30-8:30 - Josh Ryan Dickson (Will also play on the patio throughout the evening, weather permitting)  8:45-9:45 - The Baja Yetis 10-11 Comedy show - Joe Saleem, Ryan DeNisco and Roy Haber, Ruda Tovar and Chris Hurst 11:15-12:15 - Middle Fork 12:30-1:30 John Lancaster & Co.  1:30 to close – DJ Levon Musk will be spinning old …

Start: November 26, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 26, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $ 5

Red Barn Radio: Restless Leg String Band at Artsplace

Restless Leg String Band is a local raw and rowdy bluegrass band. www.redbarnradio.com

Start: November 26, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

Night Before Thanksgiving Show at Willie’s Locally Known

A pre-Thanksgiving bash featuring an array of bands and artists from the area: Baja Yetis (Funk/soul/reggae) Josh Dickinson (Singer/songwriter) Middle Fork John Lancaster (Heavy rock) DJ Levon Musk Joe Saleem (Comedy) Roy Haber (Comedy) Ryan DeNisco www.willieslex.com

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

Honeychild at Natasha’s Bistro

“Neo-Soul Nights” with Maestro J and Honeychild, playing a smooth selection of favorite hits from the 80′s to the present.  www.beetnik.com 

Start: November 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $15, $20 day of show

Beat Awfuls/ Hair Things/ Ted Tyro/ Family Dog/ State Champion at Al’s Bar

Lexington and Louisville combine forces for this “Not quite Thanksgiving yet” bash. From Louisville: Ted Tryo - a one man band with Radiohead-esque indie/tech rock. Family Dog produces a dreamy, lo-fi indie sound; State Champion – high energy garage rock with an ethos that’s both punk rock and folky. Lexington’s Hair Things and Beat Awfuls add some lo-fi, underground brilliance to the soiree.  www.alsbarlexington.com    …

Start: November 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Cosmic Bassment at Buster’s

Bluegrass Bassheads presents a night of DJs and electronica, in the style of ‘trap’. Featuring local DJ Davinci Squared, and FORTHEEYE, producing a complex and  entrancing mix of space-y downtempo bass music, hip-hop, funk, glitch, jazz, and electro-soul. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: November 26, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

November 28, 2014

Restless Leg String Band/ The Stolen Faces at Willie’s Locally Known

Restless Leg String Band is a local raw and rowdy bluegrass band. The Stolen Faces play the songs of the Grateful Dead with the spirited and soulful center of a well-seasoned jam band. Based in Nashville, TN, this group was formed from a mutual love of the classic American songbook created by the Dead.  www.willieslex.com 

Start: November 28, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

Singer/songwriter and Lexington transplant playing multi-genre acoustic music.        www.henryclayspublichouse.com   

Start: November 28, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., 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: November 28, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $9

The Forthlins at Cheapside Bar and Grill

A diverse, multi-genre, universally influenced sound. Americana meets Pop/Alt.      www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com   

Start: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Warren Byrom and The Fabled Canelands/ Slo-Fi at Cosmic Charlie’s

The Fabled Canelands play indie americana/roots folk music based around the work of songsmith Warren Byrom. Slo-Fi is a rowdy Lexington rock band. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $6

November 29, 2014

RC and The Nightshades at Natasha’s Bistro

Singer-songwriter guitarist Ronn Crowder’s bluesy Memphis-style vocals and harmonica are accompanied by renowned pianist, conductor (Lexington Singers), arranger and 5-time Emmy-winner Jay Flippin, well-known master percussionist Bill May, acclaimed horn player and sometimes vocalist Skeets Pennington, and the great bass playing of Michael Anderson.  www.beetnik.com 

Start: November 29, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

HOEDOWN: Restless Leg String Band, Egon Danielson & More! at Al’s Bar

Al’s Bar brings you another Hoedown! ••• Restless Leg String Band ••• 11:30PM (Lexington, KY)https://www.facebook.com/restlesslegstringbandBluegrass distilled straight from the heart of Kentucky! ••• Flatland Harmony Experiment ••• 9:45PM (Indianapolis, IN)https://www.facebook.com/pages/Flatland-Harmony-Experiment/195406290515120?fref=tsStylistically you can expect Flatland Harmony Experiment’s original music to flow from tunes that echo the founding roots of bluegrass to progressive gypsy and all places in between. ••• Egon Danielson with Soulbilly …

Start: November 29, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $6

Rachael Hester and The Tennessee Walkers at Willie’s Locally Known

Influenced by the classic country and western swing artists she grew up around and the 60’s and 70’s folk music she fell in love with at a young age,  Rachael Hester’s music has a wide range of traditional sounds tied together by her unique, strong voice. www.willieslex.com 

Start: November 29, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Donny Brook at Henry Clay’s Public House

Donny Brook is a cover band based out of Lexington playing pop/rock from the late 60′s into the early 90′s.   www.henryclayspublichouse.com   

Start: November 29, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

The Forthlins at Cheapside Bar and Grill

A diverse, multi-genre, universally influenced sound. Americana meets Pop/Alt.      www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com   

Start: November 29, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

November 30, 2014

Hollywood Concert Orchestra at the Grand Theatre

One of the premiere touring pops orchestras in the country, the Hollywood Concert Orchestra was established in 1999 and has earned a reputation as “the Orchestra of the Stars” for its many performances featuring guest artists from TV, movies and the theater The orchestra recently toured with renowned actress and singer Shirley Jones. The ensemble brings to Frankfort “A Viennese …

Start: November 30, 2014 3:00 pm
End: November 30, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Grand Theatre
Address:
308 Clair St. , Frankfort, KY, United States
Cost: $15

“Its Gonna Be a Ho Ho Holoiday with Helena Handbasket” at Natasha’s Bistro

Helena Handbasket is a wacky, outrageous and musical character brought to life by the finest in female impersonation. She shares her wit, wisdom, and outlook on the world – and often those are as strong as her love of Vodka and Chocolate.  www.beetnik.com

Start: November 30, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $12

December 1, 2014

WoodSongs: Ronni Stoneman/ Doug Seegers at The Lyric Theatre

RONI STONEMAN is one of the great banjo masters of our time. The youngest daughter of the pioneering country music family The Stonemans, she became “The First Lady of Banjo,” a fixture on the Nashville scene, and, as Hee Haw’s Ironing Board Lady, a comedienne beloved by millions of Americans nationwide. She was the subject of book called “Pressing On”. …

Start: December 1, 2014 6:45 pm
End: December 1, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $20

Open Mic Night with Coralee

Each monday night through the month of January, Coralee of Coralee and the Townies will host an open mic night at Willie’s Locally Known.

Start: December 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 1, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States