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December 31, 2014

Idiot Glee/ Tweens/ ATTEMPT at Al’s Bar

Idiot Glee is the low-fi brainchild of Lexington singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist James Friley. Utilizing synths, tape recordings, and melodies harkening back to 80’s Brian Eno and the vocals of Smiths era Morrissey, he diverges from the expected, adding elements of soul and pop to make a shimmering and refreshingly sparse electronic vibe. Tweens are a trash pop duo from …

Start: December 31, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 31, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

NYE with Special Session at Natasha’s Bistro

Special Session combines smooth jazz, funk, old school R&B, blues and jazz standards and will play till the clock strikes 12. food and drink specials will also be offered. www.beetnik.com 

Start: December 31, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: Free

January 1, 2015

When Particles Collide/ Mad Anthony/ Vibrolas at Cosmic Charlie’s

Sasha Alcott and Chris Viner make big, dramatic sounds delivered with passion and an unquenchable desire to rock. When Particles Collide aims to deliver authentic rock ‘n roll inspired from classic rock, 90′s alt and their own desire to tell passionate stories and make bold musical choices with every song. Mad Anthony is a heavy punk trio from Cincinnati. Vibrolas …

Start: January 1, 2015 10:00 pm
End: January 1, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

January 3, 2015

“Q: Are We Not Them? A: We Aren’t Devo!” at Cosmic Charlie’s

Featuring members of: Wax Fang Deloreans Lucky Pineapple Go Mordecai www.cosmic-charlies.com  

Start: January 3, 2015 9:00 pm
End: January 3, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8 - $10

Colorless/ Fanged Robot at Best Friend Bar

The Fanged Robot, based in downtown Lexington, Kentucky, is a rock/punk band with elements of old rock and roll led by musical wunderkind Robby Cosenza. Colorless is a new rock/funk trio led by Joseph Drury.

Start: January 3, 2015 10:00 pm
End: January 3, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Best Friends Bar
Address:
500 E. Euclid , Lexington, KY

January 5, 2015

Radio 80 at Parlay Social

Lexington cover band playing popular radio hits from the 80′s.  www.parlaysocial.com

Start: January 5, 2015 9:30 pm
End: January 5, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

January 6, 2015

Radio 80 at Parlay Social

Lexington cover band playing popular radio hits from the 80′s.  www.parlaysocial.com

Start: January 6, 2015 9:30 pm
End: January 6, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

January 8, 2015

tadoo Lounge Sessions: Devine Carama and Eric Zarycki at Smiley Pete Publishing

Smiley Pete Publishing’s all-ages music and food event. Music by Lexington hip-hop artist Devine Carama and Nashville rock act Eric Zarycki. Food by  Lexington’s Fork In The Road Mobile Gallery. Sponsored by Cooper Bros. Gourmet Meats.    .

Start: January 8, 2015 6:00 pm
End: January 8, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Smiley Pete Publishing
Address:
434 Old Vine St., Lexington

January 9, 2015

Andrew Velez at Tin Roof

Andrew Velez is a young country singer from Huntsville, AL, who currently resides in Nashville, TN. He is heavily influenced by the sounds of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and John Mayer.            www.tinroofbars.com  

Start: January 9, 2015 10:30 pm
End: January 9, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

January 10, 2015

Driftwood Gypsy/ Moonshine District at Willie’s Locally Known

Drifood Gypsy are a funkadelic soul/rock group, influenced by The Band, The Grateful Dead, Sly and the Family Stone, and many others. Driftwood Gypsy are a funkadelic soul/rock group, influenced by The Band, The Grateful Dead, Sly and the Family Stone, and many others.   www.willieslex.com      

Start: January 10, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Born Cross Eyed at Cosmic Charlie’s

Born Cross Eyed is a Lexington Grateful Dead tribute band that started in 1991.  www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: January 10, 2015 10:00 pm
End: January 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

January 16, 2015

Miranda Lambert: Certified Platinum Tour w/ Justin Moore at Rupp Arena

Fresh off the success of her highly successful, summer Platinum Tour, Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert has announced her upcoming Certified Platinum Tour. Miranda thrilled audiences across the country, and the critics raved about her performances with The Boston Globe saying, “Lambert busted out of the gate like a woman possessed and didn’t take her foot off the …

Start: January 16, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 16, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $54.75 and $29.75

The Eric Cummins Band at Cheapside Bar and Grill

The Eric Cummins Band is an americana/rock outfit from Lexington. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com

Start: January 16, 2015 10:00 pm
End: January 16, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

January 17, 2015

Fifth On The Floor Album Release Show at Cosmic Charlie’s

FOTF wears their country/americana roots on their collective sleeves, yet the rock-infused energy of their live performance is something to behold. Having played nearly three hundred shows in four years, they’ve honed their show to a finely-tuned Whiskey-rock machine. The are releasing their new EP entitled “& After”, recorded at Lexington’s Shangri-La Studios, under the veteran hand of producer J. …

Start: January 17, 2015 8:00 pm
End: January 17, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8 - $25

The Eric Cummins Band at Cheapside Bar and Grill

The Eric Cummins Band is an americana/rock outfit from Lexington. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com

Start: January 17, 2015 10:00 pm
End: January 17, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

The New Busy at Tin Roof

The New Busy is an Alternative Rock group from the small town of Middlesboro, Ky. www.tinroofbars.com  

Start: January 17, 2015 10:30 pm
End: January 17, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

January 30, 2015

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

February 12, 2015

The Apache Relay at Cosmic Charlie’s

The Apache Relay  began in a Belmont University dorm. They were already deep into a very Americana, very rootsy sound, and before long the band was backing up lead singer Michael Ford around campus, and soon everywhere else.  While touring in support of the album The Apache Relay found themselves opening for Mumford & Sons and hitting such festivals as …

Start: February 12, 2015 10:00 pm
End: February 12, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $12

February 17, 2015

‘Rain: A Tribute To the Beatles’ at the Lexington Opera House

Rain follows the career of The Beatles from the British invasion and their landmark performances on The Ed Sullivan Show and at Shea Stadium through their final albums Abbey Road and Let it Be. The mood is set with original film footage and TV commercials from the 1960s and over the course of show, the musicians who play John, Paul, …

Start: February 17, 2015 7:30 pm
End: February 17, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $30 - $70

March 21, 2015

ZZ Top at Norton Center for The Arts

  The sharp-dressed men of legendary rock band ZZ Top are bringing their signature mix of Southern rock, blues and boogie, to the Norton Center this fall.  Guitarist Billy F. Gibbons, bassist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard are currently touring the country in support of their first studio album in nine years, La Futura.  ZZ TOP’s music is always instantly …

Start: March 21, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 21, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States

March 26, 2015

Rave On: The Buddy Holly Experience at EKU Center for the Arts

Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience reinvents the ordinary tribute show with an electrifying, high-energy, rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza featuring America’s premier Buddy Holly interpreter, Billy McGuigan. A rock ‘n’ roll tour-de-force including such hits as “Peggy Sue,” “That’ll Be the Day,” “Oh Boy,” and,   of course, “Rave On.” www.ekucenter.com

Start: March 26, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 26, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $16-$29