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August 21, 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 21, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 21, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Outside The Spotlight: Audio One at Embrace church

  Improvisational ensemble Audio One features jazz tunes from Ken Vandermark and friends.   Audio One is:   Jason Adasciewicz: Vibraphone Josh Berman: Cornet Jeb Bishop: Trombone Tim Daisy: Drums Nick Macri: Bass Nick Mazzarella: Alto Saxophone Jen Paulson: Viola Dave Rempis: Saxophones Ken Vandermark: Reeds / Composer Mars Williams: Saxophones  

Start: August 21, 2014 7:30 pm
End: August 21, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Embrace Church
Address:
1015 N Limestone , Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Patrick McNeese Band at Parlay Social

“Appalachian jazz” that spins tales of life and times in the fabled city of Lexington, Kentucky. An all-original jazz/rock/world vibe in support of Patrick’s lyrical stories.  Patrick McNeese: Songwriter/Acoustic Guitar/Vocals Tripp Bratton: Drums/Percussion Jesse Pena: Bass Maggie Lander: Violin/Vocals Tom Martin: Keys. www.parlaysocial.com   

Start: August 21, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 21, 2014 11:30 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Chamber Music Festival of Lexington Preview Performance at Natasha’s Bistro

  The Chamber Music Festival of Lexington presents a free preview performance of this year’s festival (Aug. 23-25), including pieces by the Festival’s Composer-in-Residence, Raymond Lustig. The Ensemble for the second week of the Festival is assembled by Artistic Director and Lexington native, Nathan Cole, who is now the First Associate Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Joining Nathan will …

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

‘Ritual VII’ at the Bluegrass Batcave

  Monthly Goth parties at Lexington’s goth bar, the Bluegrass Batcave.   Featuring:   Atrocity & the Complications (goth/postpunk) DJ Jo Jacob (spinning darkwave, post punk, industrial, & goth hits). Food by Waffle E Good.    

Start: August 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 21, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Bluegrass Batcave
Address:
942 winchester Road, Lexington, KY, United States

Town Mountain at Cosmic Charlie’s

The sound of the award-winning group Town Mountain can best be described as traditional bluegrass, albeit with a rough-hewn side to it that is not too slick or glossy. They are a band of the here-and-now, yet they have a groove that is based on the bluesy and swinging sounds explored by the first generation of bluegrass pioneers. Town Mountain …

Start: August 21, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 21, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10-$12

Ben Lacy at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

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

Start: August 21, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 21, 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 21, 2014 10:30 pm
End: August 21, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

August 22, 2014

WUKY’s Phoenix Fridays: Ben Sollee/ Coralee & The Townies at Phoenix Park

Ben Sollee is a cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his innovative playing style, genre-bending songwriting, electrifying performances, political activism, and wide appeal. His music incorporates banjo, guitar, and mandolin along with percussion and unusual cello techniques to create a unique sound. His songs exhibit a mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz, and R&B elements. Coralee and the Townies are a …

Start: August 22, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Phoenix Park
Address:
1 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

‘Beef, Brats and Brews’ at Equus Run

Featuring Equus Run wines and special craft brews from Country Boy Brewing paired with a plateful of burgers and brats, grilled onsite from Billy’s BBQ, and local country musician Eric Cummins. www.equusrunvineyards.com

Start: August 22, 2014 6:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Equus Run Vineyards
Address:
1280 Moores Mill Rd., Midway, KY, United States
Cost: $26

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 22, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

‘The Mothers of Ludlow’ at The Lexington Opera House

  Written in 2008, “The Mothers of Ludlow” tells the true story of the 1914 Ludlow coal mine strike, a pivotal event in the history of American mining. The Bluegrass Opera presented two excerpts from the piece in its very first production (2008), and now, in honor of the centennial anniversary of the events at Ludlow, Bluegrass Opera will present …

Start: August 22, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10- $25

The Quack at Henry Clay’s Public House

The 11-piece group plays a broad selection of hits from four decades, ranging from classic Motown and Memphis-style dance hits, to current rock.    www.henryclayspublichouse.com  

Start: August 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Devine Carama’s Brown Sugar Hip-Hop Showcase

Lexington hip-hop artist and producer Devine Carama hosts this rap series at Al’s Bar, featuring local artists.   www.alsbarlexington.com  

Start: August 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Ford Theatre Reunion/ Tinderbox Circus Sideshow/ Automation/ Last Question at Cosmic Charlie’s

Ford  Ford Theatre Reunion is an over- the- top-cabaret/Circus style band from Lexington incorporating many different instruments and genres.  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.  Automation is the moniker of DJ/producer from Marcus Rodriguez.  Last Question is progressive metal out of …

Start: August 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

Honeychild Natasha’s Bistro

Sloo Promotions presents “A Night Out” with Lexington’s hot new Neo-Soul/R&B band Honeychild playing a smooth selection of your favorite hits from the 80′s to the present. Mixing your favorite sultry songs for your pleasure, come out for a cool night of music, food, and dancing.   www.beetnik.com   

Start: August 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10-$15

Boogie G and 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: August 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Zed’s Dead at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

 Zed’s Dead is a Lexington, Ky cover band started in 2009 by a group of working class musicians. They play everything from Tom Petty to Journey, INXS, Big & Rich, Neon Trees and Bruno Mars.  www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: August 22, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Attempt/ Yateveo/ Umin at the Green Lantern

  Slick prog-pop and long-form guitar solos from Trevor Tremaine and his revolving door policy band featuring members of Big Fresh and The Nativity Singers.   Deep electronics ranging from late-night atmospherics to walloping downbeat hip-hop.    UMIN (Cincinnati, OH): Damaged guitar/electronics explorations both abstract and melodious.          

Start: August 22, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: The Green Lantern
Phone: (859) 252 - 9539
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, 40508, United States

Triple Crown at Lynagh’s

  An acoustic trio made up of three local musicians: Brandon Bowlds, Roddy Puckett, Lee Owen.     

Start: August 22, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Lynagh's Irish Pub
Address:
384 woodland avenue, 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: August 22, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

The Wes Cook Band at Tin Roof

  Born and raised in Knoxville, TN Wes grew up on all genres of music; Rock-n-roll to Country new or old, Southern Rock to Bluegrass it all played a roll in his distinct sound on stage.   www.tinroofbars.com  

Start: August 22, 2014 10:30 pm
End: August 22, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

August 23, 2014

23 String Band/ Blind Corn Liquor Pickers at Al’s Bar

The 23 String Band plays fun, fuel-injected, original Americana that dangerously weaves across the lanes of modern acoustic music. It’s a bluegrass attack fueled by high-octane rock-n-roll energy and triple-distilled oldtimey roots. Kentucky bluegrass stretched to it’s modern limits, driven by drums and electric guitar and propelled by powerful vocals. www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: August 23, 2014 5:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

‘The Mothers of Ludlow’ at The Lexington Opera House

  Written in 2008, “The Mothers of Ludlow” tells the true story of the 1914 Ludlow coal mine strike, a pivotal event in the history of American mining. The Bluegrass Opera presented two excerpts from the piece in its very first production (2008), and now, in honor of the centennial anniversary of the events at Ludlow, Bluegrass Opera will present …

Start: August 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10- $25

Fro-Jo’s Summer Concert Series: The Analog Apostles

  Fro-Jo’s Summer Concert Series presents local bands, 8-10 PM. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy FREE live music with family and friends. Analog Apostles is an alternative rock and indie pop band from Lexington, KY. The songwriting vision of guitarist/singer Ben Riley is joined by the solid rhythms of Aaron Farris and Stu Mackey. Derek Price’s guitar savvy rounds out …

Start: August 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Fro-Jo's Frozen Yogurt
Address:
192 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington , KY, United States

Perry Ritter Band/ Julia Knight at Natasha’s Bistro

  The Perry Ritter Band is made up of 5 Lexington college students, each of them possessing a wide array of musical knowledge and experience. Drawing from artists like Dave Matthews, John Mayer, and many others, they define their sound as singer-songwriter.   www.beetnik.com

Start: August 23, 2014 8:30 pm
End: August 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

Chris Campbell Band at Parlay Social

Chris Campbell is a local singer/songwriter playing covers and originals, backed by his new band.   www.parlaysocial.com   

Start: August 23, 2014 9:30 pm
End: August 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Aly’An at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Aly’An is a local country rock duo made up of two best friends Alyson Burke and Andrea Warner Gross. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: August 23, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

The Other Brothers at Henry Clay’s Public House

  Their music ranges from electric/Americana, folk-billy, to rock n’ roll. www.henryclayspublichouse.com   

Start: August 23, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper 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: August 23, 2014 10:00 pm
End: August 23, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States