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April 17, 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: April 17, 2014 5:00 pm
End: April 17, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Bobby McFerrin at Norton Center for The Arts

A peerless vocal improviser with a breathtaking range, Bobby McFerrin and his band return to the stage with his latest project influenced by the spirituals his father sang: spirityouall. Bobby McFerrin celebrates the transcendence of the American spirit with joyful new takes on familiar tunes. The 10-time Grammy Award winner will always be the guy who sang Don’t Worry, Be …

Start: April 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 17, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States
Cost: $60-$85

Kings Ransom at Parlay Social

Kings Ransom is a blues-fueled rock/soul band from the Lexington area. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: April 17, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 17, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Wes Soard at Horseshoes Ky Bar and Grill

Wes Soard and band are a high energy group playing the music of the 70′s and 80′s. www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com

Start: April 17, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 17, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, Lexington , KY, United States

C2 and the Brothers Reed at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

  A rock/soul band from Lexington. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: April 17, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 17, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

Singer/songwriter and Lexington transplant playing multi-genre acoustic music every Thursday night at Henry’s. www.henryclayspublichouse.com

Start: April 17, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 17, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Caroline Smith/ The Nativity Singers at Natasha’s Bistro

Merging ’90s R&B and neo-soul with her indie-rock roots, Caroline Smith’s new music has settled comfortably into a new backdrop as she takes a step from girl to woman. Half About Being a Woman is a record about self-acceptance and growing into yourself; it’s about going back to the roots of ‘feel-good’ music. Also: Lexington power pop trio The Nativity …

Start: April 17, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 17, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

Best Friend Band/ Shawnthony Calypso at Redmon’s

Shawnthony Calypso is a collaborative project between members of local band Jovontaes, Hair things and Thirties.  

Start: April 17, 2014 10:00 pm
End: April 17, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Redmon's Fine Music and Spirits
Address:
268 West Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

April 18, 2014

Chris Sullivan at Brasbana

Cuban restaurant Brasabana features live music on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 – 10 p.m. This evening features Chris Sullivan (Electric Guitar/Vocals.) For more info, full menu or to make a reservation, visit www.brasabana.com.

Start: April 18, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Brasbana Cuban Cuisine
Address:
841 Lane Allen Road, Lexington, KY, United States

Lance Whalen/ Paper Bridges/ The Rooster’s Crow at Willie’s Locally Known

Lance Whalen is an ‘americana/noir’ singer and songwriter from Nashville, TN. Paper Bridges are a punk-influenced rock band from Lexington. The Rooster’s Crow are the indie-americana duo of Derek Spencer, Emily Murrey McHone, and Aaron Graham. www.willieslex.com  

Start: April 18, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

O-Zone at Natasha’s Bistro

Saxophonist Paul Osborne  is joined by Jim Borders on keyboards, Clive Pohl on guitar, Bob Hackett on bass, Tyler Swick on percussion and John Knight on drums. Together they embark on a journey to the far reaches of that elusive “fifth element” of jazz: O-Zone. www.beetnik.com

Start: April 18, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

Wes Soard at Horseshoes Ky Bar and Grill

Wes Soard and band are a high energy group playing the music of the 70′s and 80′s. www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com

Start: April 18, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, Lexington , KY, United States

Ryan James Band at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Ryan James Band is a country act from Nicholasville, KY that has toured with Lady Antebellum and appeared onstage with Brad Paisley. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: April 18, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Kenny Owens and Group Therapy at Parlay Social

Local southern rock and country cover band takes the Parlay stage. www.parlaysocial.com  

Start: April 18, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Beaux Arts Ball Pre-Party at Al’s Bar

A pre-party to The 2014 Beaux Arts Ball on April 19th, which will be held at Buster’s. Music by: Kimbo Slyce, Grey People, DJ Jamples, and the Librarian. From the event’s Facebook page: THE LIBRARIAN (RACECAR) Nashville, TNhttp://www.racecarproductions.com/http://www.booksandblood.com/https://soundcloud.com/booksandblood/sets/dj-mixesThe Librarian delights in his own breed of dark electronic music infused retro-futurism. Constantly on the cusp of the avant-garde, he is known …

Start: April 18, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Same As It Ever Was at Cosmic Charlie’s

This 7-piece outfit of Knoxville musicians came together out of their mutual love and respect for the music of the Talking Heads in the summer of 2004. Over the years the band has performed extensively, and now nearly have the entire Talking Heads catalog at their fingertips;  everything from ’77 to Naked, and all the B-sides in between. Same As …

Start: April 18, 2014 10:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

Outside the Spotlight: Chicago Underground Duo at Natasha’s Bistro

The Chicago Underground Duo formed in late 1997 as an organic offshoot of the larger Chicago Underground Collective. The Duo consists of Rob Mazurek (cornet, electronics, piano) and Chad Taylor (percussion, electronics, vibes, guitar), both stalwarts on the Chicago Jazz front. Rob and Chad have toured extensively in the U.S, Canada, Europe, Japan and Brazil, while maintaining rigorous individual schedules. The Duo is also, …

Start: April 18, 2014 11:00 pm
End: April 18, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

April 19, 2014

Record Store Day at CD Central

CD Central’s 7th annual celebration of record store culture will feature hundreds of limited edition vinyl releases on sale, food, contests and a full day of live music. This year, CD Central will host a special appearance by the Grammy Award-winning KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS. The music lineup will also feature some of Lexington’s finest, including Warren Byrom & the Fabled Canelands, Summer Smoke, …

Start: April 19, 2014 12:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: CD Central
Address:
377 S. Limestone St., Lexington, KY, United States

KY Equine Humane Center’s Great Restaurant Roundup

Kentucky Equine Humane Center presents a casual evening of epicurean delights, entertainment and a one-of-a-kind live auction, where attendees can enjoy tasting stations, spirits, and a quick and lively auction featuring spectacular culinary experiences, local and national. Attendees could go home with anything from a $10 gift card for coffee to trip to New York City on a private plane …

Start: April 19, 2014 6:30 pm
End: April 19, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: The Signature Club of Landsdowne
Address:
3256 Lansdowne Drive, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $50-$100

Chris Sullivan at Brasbana

Cuban restaurant Brasabana features live music on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 – 10 p.m. This evening features Chris Sullivan (Electric Guitar/Vocals.) For more info, full menu or to make a reservation, visit www.brasabana.com.

Start: April 19, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Brasbana Cuban Cuisine
Address:
841 Lane Allen Road, Lexington, KY, United States

Troubadour Concert Series: Melissa Etheridge at EKU Center For The Arts

This will be an intimate evening as Melissa delves into her hits like “Come to My Window”, “I’m The Only One”, “I Want To Come Over”, “If I Wanted To” & “Nowhere To Go” plus songs from upcoming projects and albums. www.ekucenter.com  or www.troubashow.com

Start: April 19, 2014 7:30 pm
End: April 19, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, 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: April 19, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Jeff Clair & Half Past Lonesome at Natasha’s Bistro

Veteran traditional bluegrass act from Jackson, KY. www.beetnik.com

Start: April 19, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Beaux Arts Ball 2014 at Buster’s

Lexington began its own Beaux Arts Ball in 1969, which has grown in popularity throughout the years as the tradition continues. University of Kentucky students, the community of Lexington, visitors from surrounding counties, cities and beyond have flocked to Lexington to partake in our celebration of beautiful arts. The event has been held in unique spaces all around the city, …

Start: April 19, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

Wes Soard at Horseshoes Ky Bar and Grill

Wes Soard and band are a high energy group playing the music of the 70′s and 80′s. www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com

Start: April 19, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, 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, including the compilation, “Music of Coal” and Larry Cordle’s CD, “Murder On Music Row.” …

Start: April 19, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $9

Superfecta at Parlay Social

Popular Lexington R&B/funk cover band, spanning from classic rock hits to new pop hits. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: April 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Blind Corn Liquor Pickers/ Barry Mando Project at Al’s Bar

The Barry Mando Project features Lexington music veterans Danny Williams on Electric Baritone Mandolin and Vocals, Danny Cecil on Acoustic and Electric Basses and Paul Deatherage on Drums and Percussion. Kentucky bluegrass stretched to it’s modern limits, The Blind Corn Liquor Pickers are driven by drums and electric guitar and led by powerful vocals. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: April 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

The Lone Bellow at Cosmic Charlie’s

A powerful americana trio out of Brooklyn, NY. Though the lyrics have a melancholic undercurrent, the songs are more often rave-ups than ruminations, with swelling three-part harmonies and rousing group-sung choruses. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: April 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15

Larry Redmon at Redmon’s Fine Music and Spirits

With opening act Greg Austin & closing act Kenny Owens.  All proceeds go to The Lexington Ballet. Celebrating their 40th year, The Lexington Ballet provides education about dance & appreciation of the arts through their outreach programs to area schools. 

Start: April 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Redmon's Fine Music and Spirits
Address:
268 West Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5