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October 1, 2014

Desert Noises at Cosmic Charlie’s

Desert Noises work with an emotional palette that is sophisticated beyond their years, as front-man Kyle Henderson translates melancholy, longing, and regret into lyrical fables like a seasoned troubadour. He seems to be howling into the vastness with all of his might, romancing his hopelessness and taking comfort in open spaces. These four young men are carving a path across …

Start: October 1, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

October 2, 2014

All Them Witches/ Across Tundras/ Kentucky Ugly at the Green Lantern

All Them Witches are a Nashville, TN ‘psychodelta blues’ band with retro rock influences and deep south vibes. Across Tundras are a Nashville, TN trio pumping out a heavy, psychedelic americana rock sound.  Originating in late 2011 by chance rehearsals, the band fused a Thrash drummer (Shawn, formerly of Goddamage), a Doom bassist (Jamie, from Ruins of Reason), and a …

Start: October 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 2, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

October 3, 2014

The Chop Tops/ Keith Jones and The Makeshifts at Willie’s Locally Known

The Chop Tops are a psychobilly/rock band formed in 1995 in Santa Cruz, CA.  www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: October 3, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 3, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Beat Awfuls/ Vegan Death/ The Family Dog at the Green Lantern

Beat Awfuls are a Lexington lo-fi pop group, while Vegan Death offer a more punk influenced sound. The Family Dog are a Louisville rock group.  

Start: October 3, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 3, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Ark Life at Cosmic Charlie’s

Their mile high harmonic rock&roll — equal parts mischief, humor, & heartthrob — pulls as much inspiration from contemporaries like Heartless Bastards, Elvis Perkins, and Thao & the Get Down Stay Down as from the band’s enduring loves for The Kinks, Nina Simone, and the classic campfire singalong.  www.cosmic-charlies.com  

Start: October 3, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 3, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

October 4, 2014

Jericho Woods at Willie’s Locally Known

A southern rock and country band from outside of Louisville, KY. www.willieslex.com     

Start: October 4, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 4, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

The Ark Band at Parlay Social

The Ark Band plays roots reggae, calypso and soca music. Based out of Columbus, OH with members hailing from St.Lucia, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and America.  www.parlaysocial.com

Start: October 4, 2014 9:30 pm
End: October 4, 2014 11:30 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

October 5, 2014

Silverback at Natasha’s Bistro

SILVERBACK typically plays rock and roll, rhythm and blues, soul music and folk-rock written prior to 1973. all proceeds will go to the Bridget Leukemia Society. www.beetnik.com 

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

The Fauntleroys at Willie’s Locally Known

Beloved troubadour Alejandro Escovedo,  axe hero Ivan Julian, eclectic tunesmith Nicholas Tremulis and propulsive percussive force Linda Pitmon make up The Fauntleroys. www.willieslex.com

Start: October 5, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $20

The Fauntleroys ft. Alejandro Escovedo at Willie’s Locally Known

Alejandro Escovedo returns to Lexington with his new band, The Fauntleroys.  Their new EP “Below The Pink Pony”, out now on Plowboy Records, features Escovedo on bass guitar.   “Together, they make what one wag present at that Continental gig dubbed “chords and dischord” — juiced with raw energy and the charge they get out of making music just for fun. Sharing writing and …

Start: October 5, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: 20.00

October 6, 2014

PEARS/ Ink&Lead/ NerdRage at Green Lantern

A night of punk music from a handful of local and region bands: Pears, a hardcore punk band from New Orleans, LA: Ink&Lead, hailing from Lexington, and out-of-towners NerdRage.  

Start: October 6, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 6, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

October 10, 2014

The Greener Band at Cheapside Bar and Grill

The Greener Band is a local jam-rock band covering Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, Bob Marley and more.  www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com  

Start: October 10, 2014 8:00 am
End: October 10, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

October 17, 2014

The NTH Power at Cosmic Charlie’s

Few artists pack as much punch in a five-piece, all-analog ensemble as The Nth Power. The formula starts with drummer Nikki Glaspie (Dumpstaphunk, Beyoncé)’s deep pocket, explosive energy and silky vocals, compounded by bassist Nate Edgar (John Brown’s Body), whose quiet confidence lies in perfect contrast to the emphatic, funky low-end he creates.     www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: October 17, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 17, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

October 18, 2014

Pallbearer/ Tombs/ Vattnet Viskar at Cosmic Charlie’s

  Pallbearer is a metal band from Central Arkansas, formed in 2008 after spending time playing in various bands around the Little Rock underground metal scene. Paying homage to doom metal of old while still looking wholly forward, the band built upon the underground success of their initial demo offering in 2010. Tombs  is Brooklyn, NY four-piece heavily influenced by …

Start: October 18, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 18, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12-$14

October 19, 2014

Evening River Band/ Quiet Hollars at Natasha’s Bistro

   Now in production on a new album, with singles to be released starting September 2014, Quiet Hollers are doubling-down on their hectic touring and recording schedules, earning them spots alongside major acts like Dropkick Murphys, Trampled By Turtles, and Tim Barry, and garnering them a growing group of motley supporters all over the country. www.beetnik.com 

Start: October 19, 2014 9:00 pm
End: October 19, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

October 24, 2014

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

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: October 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, 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

October 25, 2014

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

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

October 31, 2014

The Greener Band at Cheapside Bar and Grill

The Greener Band is a local jam-rock band covering Dave Matthews Band, Jack Johnson, Bob Marley and more. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com 

Start: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
End: October 31, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

November 8, 2014

Born Cross Eyed at Cosmic Charlie’s

  A Lexington-based Grateful Dead tribute band. www.cosmic-charlies.com   

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

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