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August 2, 2014

10 Years at Buster’s

10 Years is a six-piece rock band from Knoxville, TN that has released four albums and started their own label, to which they signed and produced their newest album. With Special guest Crobot. www.bustersbb.com

Start: August 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15/$18

Legna Tocado & Yoisel Concepcion at Natasha’s Bistro

Now in Lexington after two years of artistic performances in Mexico, they will move you with their voices and their artistry. She is a lyric soprano who has sung the music of great composers with symphonies and string orchestras in many cultural settings. He is a singer-songwriter who weaves music with his voice and his masterful guitar.  www.beetnik.com

Start: August 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

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

Start: August 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Slushy/ Today’s Hits/ Trailblazer/ The Butchers at Al’s Bar

  Hailing from Chicago, Slushy is singer/guitarist Chris Kramer and guitarist/drummer/singer Brent Zmrhal. The sugar-fried bop-pop duo specializes in sunny melodies and wall-of-sound guitars. Today’s Hit is led by local musician James Swanberg.  Trailblazer and the Butchers are local rock.   www.alsbarlexington.com   

Start: August 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

The Dirty Nil/ Middle Class Mischief/ Ink & Led at Cosmic Charlie’s

  Hailing from Hamilton, Ontario, The Dirty Nil revel in the din of distorted guitars, pounding drums, and desperately howled vocals.    Middle Class Mischief: A Lexington punk and ska quartet.     www.cosmic-charlies.com   

Start: August 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Kung Fu Grip at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

  A funk fusion band playing rock, Top 40 and R&B music.      www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com    

Start: August 2, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Ben Lacy at Cheapside Bar & Grill

  Ben Lacy is a Lexington jazz-fusion guitarist known for his virtuosic, percussive style.   www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com 

Start: August 2, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 2, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Heavy Sole at Tin Roof

Heavy Sole is an American twosome filling up the musical spectrum as minimalists and breaking the current mold of the “modern duo.”  www.tinroofbars.com   

Start: August 2, 2014 10:30 pm
End: August 2, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

August 3, 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: August 3, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 3, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Guy Forsyth’s Hot Nut Riveters at Natasha’s Bistro

Guy Forsyth leads an all-star Austin cast including several former Asylum Street Spankers. This incredible string band makes every venue come to life with instrumental prowess and amazing showmanship. Their debut studio album, Moustashe Girl, features 7 voices, countless instruments, and, at last count, 5 hilarious commercials. Expect classic American tunes as well new original material from some of Austin’s …

Start: August 3, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 3, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

August 4, 2014

WoodSongs: Crowder/ The Collection at the Lyric Theatre

  CROWDER is the critically acclaimed artist and songwriter whose unique blend of folk/pop/electronica style combined with his outstanding musicianship, profound lyrics,  create an intricate songcraft. Long embraced for his tenure as the frontman of the wildly progressive group David Crowder Band, the band sold over 2 million albums, 2.9 million digital tracks, and had 11 Top 10 albums on …

Start: August 4, 2014 6:45 pm
End: August 4, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $20

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: August 4, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 4, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

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

Southland Jamboree

The Southland Jamboree in Lexington, Kentucky is a free bluegrass music concert series that happens each Tuesday during the summer beside the Collins Bowling Center on Southland drive at 7:00 pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and hear the best local bluegrass music. Bring your instrument and join in the jam after the show. 5/27/14Southland Drive 6/3/14The Velvet Blue 6/10/14Newtown 6/17/14Dale Ann …

Start: August 5, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 5, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Collins Bowling Alley
Address:
205 Southland Drive , Lexington , KY, United States

August 6, 2014

Kobra and The Lotus at Buster’s

Kobra and the Lotus is a Canadian heavy metal band formed in 2009 by lead vocalist and songwriter Kobra Paige. www.bustersbb.com 

Start: August 6, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 6, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Barefoot Movement & Mitch Barrett at Natasha’s Bistro

  2013 brings the release of a new album, cross country touring, and all manners of shoeless excitement. Their new effort, “Figures of the Year”, comes on the heels of their west coast tour, opening for Anti Records artists The Milk Carton Kids from Denver to San Francisco to Vancouver. The record itself is a journey through a year, each …

Start: August 6, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 6, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, 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: August 6, 2014 11:55 pm
End: August 6, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

August 7, 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: August 7, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 7, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Grayson Capps at Willie’s Locally Known

  Hailing from South Alabama and spending over a decade in New Orleans, revered singer-songwriter Grayson Capps has found listeners the world over enthralled by his stinging tales of the Southern Gothic.   www.willieslex.com 

Start: August 7, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 7, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY

Churchill Jax at Parlay Social

The ChurchillJax are a rock and roll band based in Lexington, KY and feature a lineup that includes: Jason England, Justin Fisher and Christopher Jeffy.   www.parlaysocial.com  

Start: August 7, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 7, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Jordan English at Tin Roof

Jordan English is a Lexington native with an pop/soul sound.   www.tinroofbars.com

Start: August 7, 2014 10:30 pm
End: August 7, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

August 8, 2014 – August 9, 2014

Well Crafted Festival at Shaker Village

The inaugural Well Crafted Festival celebrates the quality and diversity of Kentucky’s music and craft beer cultures by bringing together a flavorful mix of up-and-coming local breweries with favorite local musicians in a venue like no other. Shaker Steps Productions, a reliable taste-maker for music audiences in Kentuck, has lined up an eclectic mix of Americana music that includes folk, …

Start: August 8, 2014
End: August 9, 2014
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States
Cost: $30-80

Summer Nights In Suburbia: Friday Night Concert Series at MoonDance Ampitheater

Lexington Parks and Recreation and MoonDance Amphitheater present a free Friday night concert series, will local food and beer available for purchase. See above poster for list of performing acts. www.moondancelex.com

Start: August 8, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

Benefit Jazz Concert: Deep Roots – Tall Tree at the Lyric Theatre

  This concert is a benefit fundraiser for the First African Foundation’s capital campaign to purchase the historic First African Church located at Short and Deweese Streets in Lexington. After purchase and renovations the plan is to develop a center which will feature a concert hall, rehearsal rooms, art galleries, community service space, café, gift shop and administrative offices.   …

Start: August 8, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10-$30

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

Alma Gitana at Willie’s Locally Known

Alma Gitana [Gypsy Soul] fuses musical styles and elements from countries and cultures throughout the Mediterranean–including Southern Spain, Morocco, Greece, Egypt and Lebanon. This versatile group brings to the stage a wealth of talent stemming from their collective diverse backgrounds including rock, West African, traditional Irish and Scottish, jazz, classical guitar, flamenco, Latin percussion and Arabic.  www.willieslex.com   

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

Dan + Shay at Tin Roof

  Since coming together a little over a year ago, Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney—known collectively as Dan + Shay—have established themselves as one of country music’s most promising duos. With pristine vocals and a knack for writing clever yet relatable songs about looking for, finding and losing love, Dan + Shay bring a youthful sense of energy to country …

Start: August 8, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States
Cost: Free

Manchester Orchestra at Buster’s

Manchester Orchestra is an Atlanta, GA indie rock/pop quartet with deep lyrics and rousing melodies. with special guests The Mowglis and Brick + Mortar. www.bustersbb.com   

Start: August 8, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $17.50-$21

Buffalo Wabs and The Price Hill Hustle at Al’s Bar

Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle is a Cincinnati based, 4 piece Americana/Folk band that blends the tradition of heroes like Woody Guthrie and Mississippi John Hurt w/ contemporary flavor. www.alsbarlexington.com   

Start: August 8, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Glish/ I Like You/ Sun Street at AL’s Bar

Glish are a progressive/ alt rock outfit from New Orleans.   I Like You is a Lexington new wave/progressive metal group.     Sun Street is a psychedelic rock band from Morehead, Ky.   www.alsbarlexington.com   

Start: August 8, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States