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November 26, 2014

Night Before Thanksgiving Show: Baja Yetis and Friends at Willie’s Locally Known

A fun packed night of Music, Comedy, DJ jams and the best BBQ in the state!!  7:30-8:30 - Josh Ryan Dickson (Will also play on the patio throughout the evening, weather permitting)  8:45-9:45 - The Baja Yetis 10-11 Comedy show - Joe Saleem, Ryan DeNisco and Roy Haber, Ruda Tovar and Chris Hurst 11:15-12:15 - Middle Fork 12:30-1:30 John Lancaster & Co.  1:30 to close – DJ Levon Musk will be spinning old …

Start: November 26, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 26, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $ 5

Beat Awfuls/ Hair Things/ Ted Tyro/ Family Dog/ State Champion at Al’s Bar

Lexington and Louisville combine forces for this “Not quite Thanksgiving yet” bash. From Louisville: Ted Tryo - a one man band with Radiohead-esque indie/tech rock. Family Dog produces a dreamy, lo-fi indie sound; State Champion – high energy garage rock with an ethos that’s both punk rock and folky. Lexington’s Hair Things and Beat Awfuls add some lo-fi, underground brilliance to the soiree.  www.alsbarlexington.com    …

Start: November 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

November 28, 2014

Restless Leg String Band/ The Stolen Faces at Willie’s Locally Known

Restless Leg String Band is a local raw and rowdy bluegrass band. The Stolen Faces play the songs of the Grateful Dead with the spirited and soulful center of a well-seasoned jam band. Based in Nashville, TN, this group was formed from a mutual love of the classic American songbook created by the Dead.  www.willieslex.com 

Start: November 28, 2014 8:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

The Forthlins at Cheapside Bar and Grill

A diverse, multi-genre, universally influenced sound. Americana meets Pop/Alt.      www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com   

Start: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Warren Byrom and The Fabled Canelands/ Slo-Fi at Cosmic Charlie’s

The Fabled Canelands play indie americana/roots folk music based around the work of songsmith Warren Byrom. Slo-Fi is a rowdy Lexington rock band. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 28, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $6

November 29, 2014

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: November 29, 2014 9:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., 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: November 29, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

Wes Soard and Rednaked at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

  Wes Soard and band play a rowdy and wild mix of country, rock, and pop from the 70′s and 80′s.  www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com 

Start: November 29, 2014 10:00 pm
End: November 29, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

December 6, 2014

Nashville Pussy/ Valient Thor/ Against The Grain at Cosmic Charlie’s

Nashville Pussy have celebrated their brand of genuine rock n’ roll for more than a decade, in classic style at times, surprising at others, but always earthy, raw and unadulterated. The band’s mastermind Blaine Cartwright (vocals, guitar), his wife Ruyter Suys (guitar), Karen Cuda (bass) and Jeremy Thompson (drums) make up Nashville Pussy. Valient Thor is a nomadic rock band …

Start: December 6, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 6, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15

Jovontaes/ Nest Egg/ The NEC/ Everyone Lives Everyone Wins at Green Lantern

A night of music featuring Lexington jam rock band Jovoantaes, loca ritualistic  drone-rock group Everyone Lives Everyone Wins.

Start: December 6, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 6, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

Ben Lacy at Cheapside Bar and Grill

Ben Lacy and  will play funk, rock and jazz covers, led by his virtuosic rhythmic and melodic style.   www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com   

Start: December 6, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 6, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States

December 9, 2014

Dopapod/ Tauk at Cosmic Charlie’s

With no regard toward stylistic boundaries, the sound that emerges from the quartet both live and in the studio is as varied and diverse as the many influences that they adapt from: Metal, groove, soul, electronic, etc. Their approach to complementing a distinct genre bending sound to top-notch musicianship is what has kept the quartet committed to evolving their unique …

Start: December 9, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 9, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $15

December 10, 2014

Farnsworth/ Sun Street/ The Horse Traders/ Cisco Cliftons at Al’s Bar

Sun Street is a psychedelic rock band from Morehead, Ky. Farnsworth is a rock duo from Charlestown, VW. Horse Traders have a gritty, southern blues trio sound. www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: December 10, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 10, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

December 11, 2014

Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Rupp Arena

Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will wrap up 2014 by performing their rock opera The Christmas Attic live for the first time in arenas across the nation on their Winter Tour 2014, including a stop at Rupp Arena. While 1998’s The Christmas Attic features one of the band’s most popular songs “Christmas Canon,” surprisingly, it is the only album of The Christmas …

Start: December 11, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 11, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $31 - $61

Mr. Gnome at the Green Lantern

Mr Gnome are an indie-rock duo from Cleveland, OH consisting of Nicole Barille on guitar and vocals, and Sam Meister on drums, piano,and vocal harmonies.  

Start: December 11, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 11, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

December 12, 2014

C2 and The Brothers Reed/ Marina Orchestra at Cosmic Charlie’s

C2 and the Brothers Reed are a rock and roll band from Lexington Kentucky composed of Cameron Clark, Kelly & Kody Reed, James Weishar and Paul. Marina Orchestra: “…a ragged but enthusiastic—and funky—kind of worldbeat rock that absorbs inspiration from all over the world but doesn’t limit itself to strict imitation.” -Matthew Everett Metro Pulse www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: December 12, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 12, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

December 13, 2014

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

Start: December 13, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 13, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

The Whigs/ Fanged Robot at Cosmic Charlie’s

For their fifth album, the Athens-bred/Nashville-based power trio the Whigs wanted to find the exact midpoint between raw and rehearsed. They more than a decade together during which they’ve released four critically lauded studio albums and toured constantly as either headliners or openers for the likes of the Drive-By Truckers, Kings of Leon, and MGMT. The Fanged Robot, based in …

Start: December 13, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 13, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

December 20, 2014

Winterfest with Oh My Me/ Satellite Giant/ The Nativity Singers/ Wol and Weeps at Al’s Bar

A night featuring the return of Lex rock band Satellite Giant, lauded local garage soul-psych maidens Oh My Me, Louisville indie band the Deloreans, and Wol and Weeps, who share Nativity Singers’ Dave Cobb as a member and describe themselves as “fuzzed-out, brown-note keyboards with melodic guitar and drums.” www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: December 20, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

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

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

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