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January 26, 2015

WoodSongs: Celebration of the Hammered Dulcimer at the Lyric Theatre

CELEBRATING THE HAMMERED DULCIMER: from the biblical days of Nebuchadnezzar to the mountains of Appalachia, the dulcimer has played a huge role in the musical legacy of mankind through thousands of years. The name “dulcimer” comes from the Latin and Greek works dulce and melos, which together mean “sweet tune.” JOSHUA MESSICK is a National Hammered Dulcimer Champion. He breathes new …

Start: January 26, 2015 6:45 pm
End: January 26, 2015 8:15 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10

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 26, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 26, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: The Grand Reserve
Address:
903 Manchester Street, Suite 190, Lexington, KY, United States

Grateful Mondays at Cosmic Charlie’s

All Grateful Dead music all night! 9pm to midnight EVERY Monday. Hosted by Lee Owen.

Start: January 26, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 26, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $ 3

Metal Monday with Dirtbag/ Autocrat/ Toke/ Morrowind at Al’s Bar

Al’s monthly local metal showcase featuring: Dirtbag is doom rock from Lexington’s John Hackney and Logan Hollis. Autocrat’s music is a distorted blend of live bass, Jaguar Guitar, pounding drums, un-earthed synths and buzz-saw vox. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: January 26, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 26, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

The Lemons/ Dr. Paul at Best Friends Bar

The Lemons are a qwirky rock/pop band from Chicago, followed by Dr. Paul, aka Paul Eldred, a solo rock ‘psuedokaraoke’ act from Lexington.   www.

Start: January 26, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 26, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States

January 27, 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 27, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 27, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: The Grand Reserve
Address:
903 Manchester Street, Suite 190, Lexington, KY, United States

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: January 27, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 27, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

January 28, 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 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 28, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: The Grand Reserve
Address:
903 Manchester Street, Suite 190, Lexington, KY, United States

Singer Songwriter Night at Willie’s Locally Known

Willie’s presents a night of local singer songwriters, including the raw, honest songs of Powell, Co. native Geordan Brewer, and Eric Bolander, of Alcatraz Shakedown. Also, Tyler Rogers and TCR Minks of Those Crosstown Rivals. www.willieslex.com

Start: January 28, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $5

Keb Mo at the Lexington Opera House

This multi-award winning blues master has been described as “a living link to the seminal Delta blues that travelled up the Mississippi River and across the expanse of America.” His post-modern blues style is influenced by folk, rock, jazz and pop. Keb Mo is a three–time Grammy Award winner for Best Contemporary Blues Album; and a key figure in the …

Start: January 28, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 28, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $44.50

Red Barn Radio: David and Valerie Mayfield at Artsplace

Now empty nesters, bluegrass musicians David and Valerie Mayfield are pursuing their own musical careers, while critically-acclaimed kids, Jessica Lea and David, are becoming national acts. The younger David leads the David Mayfield Parade. Jessica Lea is an up-and-coming solo artist. www.redbarnradio.com

Start: January 28, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

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

Brave Captain Winter Festival at Green Lantern

A night-long music line-up on the Green Lantern stage. Brave Captain is a small D.I.Y. cassette label/show collective ran by Joe Mangum (Elsinores, Salad Influence) and Ma Turner (Fatufairfe, solo, Salad Influence, CROSS, Warmer Milks) that was founded in 2012 to focus on underground music/arts scene in Lexington and the region.  Globsters (KY)  The Wandering Lake (Arkansas) The Hecks (Chicago) …

Start: January 29, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 29, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $7

“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

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

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