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October 24, 2014

CMA Rocks the House! a fundraiser event benefitting the Central Music Academy

The Central Music Academy is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an evening of fun, food, music, and art at the historic Bodley-Bullock House. Enjoy wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres in the beautiful house and garden, while you bid on unique vinyl record artwork created by noted local artists, and are entertained with a variety of music provided by CMA students …

Start: October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Bodley Bullock House
Address:
200 Market St, Lexington, KY

Bluegrass Youth Ballet: “The Nightinglale” at Singletary Center for The Arts

Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents a new original ballet, The Nightingale, on  at the Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall. Directed by Adalhi Aranda Corn, this ballet brings Hans Christian Andersen’s literary fairy tale to life through dance! www.bluegrassyouthballet.org

Start: October 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12

STARSHIP at Norton Center for The Arts

Mickey Thomas is the owner of the soaring voice that propelled the iconic band STARSHIP through the decades of the 80’s and 90’s. With his soulful and compelling vocals, Mickey established himself as one of rock music’s most recognizable stars. In 1979, Mickey joined Jefferson Starship as lead vocalist, after the departure of Grace Slick and Marty Balin. Backed by …

Start: October 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States
Cost: $25-$46

The Chung Yen Twins at The Listening Room

The Chung Yen Twins are J.D. Wright and David Cubine, a progressive acoustic guitar duo creating and performing a palette of rock, blues, and roots music. www.maxpres.org

Start: October 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: The Listening Room - Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church
Address:
180 Maxwell Street , Lexington, KY
Cost: $10

The Velvet Blue at Natasha’s Bistro

The Velvet Blue hails from Lexington, Morehead, Vanceburg and Kingsport TN. Along with the band’s musicianship, and love for bluegrass music, all of the band members are songwriters and have written many of the songs on their upcoming album, “Memories and Heartaches,” which they are currently recording at The Curve Studio, with producer Steve Gulley. www.beetnik.com

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

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

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Motherplant/ Bask/ Doc Feldman & The Infernal Method at the Green Lantern

Two touring bands, Bask from Asheville North Carolina and Bohannons from Chattanooga Tennessee team up with locals Motherplant and Doc Feldman & The Infernal Method for a night of rock n roll psychedelic blues doom debauchery.

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

The Johnson Brothers at Parlay Social

The one-and-only Johnson Brothers bring their rock n’ roll repertory orchestra back to Parlay,  playing the best in classic rock hits. www.parlaysocial.com 

Start: October 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, 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: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

I Like You/ Damage Therapy/ Galaxies at Cosmic Charlies

  I Like You weave a tapestry of rich, beautiful harmonies with an eclectic blend of ukulele, trumpet, violin, acoustic guitar, upright bass and percussion. Delivering an energetic sound that evokes elements of funk, folk and swing with pop, reggae and gypsy-jazz, the ever-colorful Wendy Soleil leads this group of talented musicians with her gorgeously full vocals, soulful songwriting and …

Start: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Emily Hagihara/ D’Arkestra/ Nativity Singers at Al’s Bar

Emily Hagihara is a multi-instrumentalist wunderkind who has played with the likes of Chico Fellini, Jim James and Ben Sollee. Locally, she plays drums in the angular rock trio Ancient Warfare, as well as for the all-female cover group The Binders.  D’Arkestrta is a nonet that plays an amalgamation of post-rock and indie-jazz. The music is often cinematic, characterized by …

Start: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Corey Kenton Band at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

  Corey Kenton is a popular local country act playing straight-ahead modern country music.  www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Randy Tuesday and the Two Two Tuesdays/ The Butchers at Best Friends Bar

Randy Tuesday and the Two Two Tuesdays features members of Jovontaes/ Todayshits/ Shawnthony Calypso. Randy Tuesday performs old style rock and roll. Randy Tuesday, AKAJames Swanberg, now resides in Chicago, IL and leads multiple successful Windy City bands including the Lemons, Slushy, Todayshits, Gourmet Jerks.  The Butchers have been a longtime Lexington staple in the dive bar/ skater party scene. …

Start: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Best Friends Bar
Address:
500 E. Euclid , Lexington, KY

October 25, 2014

JD Shelburne at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

JD Shelburne is an up-and-coming country artist from Taylorsville, KY.  www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: October 25, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

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 five women and two  men of this distinctive group embrace musical styles ranging from goofy to poignant.   www.beetnik.com  Tickets must be purchased through the Box Office, Monday- Friday, 10am-4pm. 859-259-2754.

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

Damage Therapy/ DeBraun Thomas Trio/ Marbin at Willie’s Locally Known

Damage Therapy is a deep psychedelic rock & roll group from Lexington. DeBraun Thomas is a young local blues guitarist with a prowess and depth of musicality well beyond his years.  Marbin is an instrumental rock and jazz fusion band based out of Chicago, IL. www.willieslex.com

Start: October 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 25, 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: October 25, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Estate
Address:
120 Sycamore Road, Lexington , KY, United States

SHOZO Halloween Bash feat. Tinderbox Circus Sideshow/ Sun Street/ Playfully Yours at Al’s Bar

Tinderbox Circus Sideshow provide a humorous and provocative stage show featuring slapstick humor, comic skits, bawdy songs, striptease acts, and a scantily clad female chorus. Sun Street is a psychedelic rock band from Morehead, Ky. Shozo: A Lexington rock quartet incorporating psychedelia, progressive, and electronica.   www.alsbarlexington.com   

Start: October 25, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Boogie G & The Titanics at Parlay Social

A funk/rock/soul powerhouse trio from Lexington, consisting of guitar whiz Dan Trisko, singer and bassist George Burdette, and drummer Steve Lewis.   www.parlaysocial.com    

Start: October 25, 2014 9:30 pm
End: October 25, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, 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: October 25, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Allman Brothers Tribute To The Fillmore East at Cosmic Charlie’s

Paying tribute to one of the greatest rock albums of all time, The Allman Brothers Band’s Fillmore East. We have a stellar line up as well. Danny Williams from The Barry Mando Project, The Smithdogs and Bluegrass Collective will be on guitar and vocals. Don Rogers from Bluegrass Collective, Green Genes and Kentucky Wild Horse will be on guitar and …

Start: October 25, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8 - $10

Garland Buckeye, The Invisible Impostors, and Fred Table and the Chairs at the Green Lantern

Triple bill of local acts! http://www.reverbnation.com/theinvisibleimposters http://fredtable.bandcamp.com/ http://www.garlandbuckeye.com/index.php?b=downloads  

Start: October 25, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

October 26, 2014

Branford Marsalis & the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia at Singletary Center for The Arts

  Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and Tony Award nominee composer Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time. The three-time Grammy Award winner has continued to exercise and expand his skills as an instrumentalist, a composer, and the head of Marsalis Music, the label he founded in 2002 that has allowed him to produce both his own …

Start: October 26, 2014 3:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Singletary Center for the Arts
Phone: (859) 257-1706
Address:
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $25/$35/$50

Nick Dittmeier In-Store Performance at CD Central

Nick Dittmeier is a singer-songwriter from southern Indiana who fronted the alt-country band Slithering Beast for five years. In early 2013, he branched out and started performing under his own name and established a new band. His first release, an EP called “Extra Better,” garnered local and regional attention and radio play, while earning him a nomination for “Songwriter of …

Start: October 26, 2014 3:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: CD Central
Address:
377 S. Limestone St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Nick Dittmeier Band/ Josh Nolan at Natasha’s Bistro

Nick Dittmeier is a singer-songwriter from southern Indiana. He fronted the alt-country band Slithering Beast for five years. In early 2013, he branched out and started performing under his own name and established a new band. His first release was an EP called “Extra Better.” It garnered local and regional attention and radio play, while earning him a nomination for …

Start: October 26, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 26, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

Jackson Taylor and The Sinners at Willie’s Locally Known

Jackson Taylor tells stories about what he knows.  Jackson’s lyrics paint tales of lives filled with passion and joy as much as of a life tainted by sorrow and disappointment – his life. Jackson sings of heaven, hell, beauty and grit through the wall of outlaw country sounds. www.willieslex.com 

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

October 27, 2014

WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour: Ian McLaglan/ Janiva Magness at the Lyric Theatre

IAN McLAGAN is a genuine, dyed-in-the-wool rock’n’roller. McLagan’s musical career began in the 1960’s in the UK as the keyboard player for the Small Faces and the Faces. He has performed and recorded with the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, and Billy Bragg among others. Awarded the prestigious Ivor Novello Award in 1996 for his outstanding contributions to British …

Start: October 27, 2014 6:45 pm
End: October 27, 2014 8:15 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $20

Tommy Dorsey Orchestra at the Grand Theatre

Dorsey was a giant in the Big Band Era of the 1930s and ‘40s. His orchestra was considered among the best dance bands, generating a string of 17 No. 1 hits. Frank Sinatra became a superstar as vocalist for the band, and prominent musicians, including drummer Buddy Rich and trumpeter Doc Severinsen, played with the band at one time or …

Start: October 27, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 27, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Grand Theatre
Address:
308 Clair St. , Frankfort, KY, United States
Cost: $20-$30

Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy/ Blind Corn Liquor Pickers at Als’ Bar

Kentucky bluegrass stretched to it’s modern jam-band limits, driven by drums and electric guitar and led by powerful vocals. Carrie Nation & the Speakeasy is a high energy, acoustic brass n grass 5-piece from Wichita, KS. The band, whose sound has been described as “…a stagecoach in overdrive”, has brought their eclectic blend of punk, bluegrass, and dixieland to packed …

Start: October 27, 2014 7:30 pm
End: October 27, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Open Mic with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

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

Start: October 27, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States