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March 4, 2015

The Dawn Drapes at Willie’s Locally Known

The Dawn Drapes are an alternative indie rock trio based in Harrisonburg VA. After playing together in various projects in both the Washington DC and Harrisonburg, VA music scenes, friends Michael Sanzo, Daniel Rice and Eggy Gorman formed the group in late 2012. The band are self-described as: “Lyrically conscience shimmering rock and roll with a devastating groove.” www.willieslex.com

Start: March 4, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

March 6, 2015

Scott Carney/ Niles Foley/ Nativity Singers at Al’s Bar

Scott Carney is the front man of the popular group Wax Fang. Niles Foley is a fiddler from rural Kentucky who cut his teeth on learning old fiddle tunes and branching out into classical works as well. He has built a formidable reputation for “skillful and inventive fiddle playing” and a “stand-out” approach to a variety of genres—both alone and …

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Nest/ Arcto/ Dirtbag/ Warhammer at the Green Lantern

A night a grunge and metal duos at the Lantern.  

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

March 7, 2015

Ned Van Go / Sonic Deville at Willie’s Locally Known

The simple, poignant, blue collar music and lyrics of Ned Hill take on topics of drunkenness and redemption, crystal meth, murder and busted relationships, NVG again bridges the gap between rock, country, bluegrass, and punk. Held down by the hard working, powerful rhythm section of brothers Reggie and Viva Becker (drums and bass respectively), the NVG ride stays steady and …

Start: March 7, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

King’s Ransom at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

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

Start: March 7, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

‘Eat a Peach at the Filmore’ at Cosmic Charlie’s

This The Allman Brothers tribute band will be performing the Eat a Peach, and Live at the Filmore records on the Cosmic stage. 

Start: March 7, 2015 10:30 pm
End: March 7, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8 - $10

March 11, 2015

Rusted Root/ Adam Ezra at Cosmic Charlie’s

Rusted Root has honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom and virtuosity, which has allowed them to organically shape their music into it’s own distinct and undeniable vision. With eight albums under their belt, over three million records sold and countless nights on the road, Rusted Root transcends age, cultures and musical styles. Adam Ezra :The group’s live performances, …

Start: March 11, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 11, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

March 12, 2015

WRFL presents WOLF EYES/ Wretched Worst/ Jovontaes at Al’s Bar

Wolf Eyes (Detroit, MI) Lauded as the “Kings of American Noise”, Michigan-based Noise-rock band, Wolf Eyes brings the sludge to Lexington. Since their beginnings in the 90′s, the band has been tirelessly creative and devoted to crafting their baffling and explosive performances. Collaborations include: Merzbow, Anthony Braxton, Richard Pinhas, Prurient, John Wiese, and Black Dice among others. After a short …

Start: March 12, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 12, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

All Saints Fade/ Las Viscious/ Hourfall at Cosmic Charlie’s

All Saints Fade is a 5-piece alternative rock band from Lexington, KY. Las Vicious combines the driving heavy riffs of bands like Slayer and Metallica with the grooves of Led Zeppelin. Influenced by bands from the ’70′s all the way up through the 2000’s. Hourfall is a central Kentucky heavy rock cover band. www.cosmic-charlies.com  

Start: March 12, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 12, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

March 14, 2015

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: March 14, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 14, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

March 18, 2015

The Landers/ Mike Cleary at Natasha’s Bistro

The Landers are an accomplished group of Lexington musicians inspired by the original songs and stories of Lexington Music Award Winner for Best Singer-Songwriter and multi instrumentalist Maggie Lander. Featuring Dan Trisko on guitar, Dwight Dunlap on drums, and Scott Stoess on bass, The Landers sonic palette weaves the shadow and light of Roots Americana, Indie Pop, Soul, and Rock.  …

Start: March 18, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 18, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

March 20, 2015

The Sisters/ Sun Street/ Damage Therapy at Al’s Bar

Sun Street is a psychedelic rock band from Morehead, Ky.  Damage Therapy is a deep psychedelic rock & roll group from Lexington. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: March 20, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 20, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

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 23, 2015

ATTEMPT at the Farish Theatre

ATTEMPT is the songwriting concern of Trevor Tremaine (Hair Police, Resonant Hole, Eyes & Arms of Smoke, &c.). Tremaine’s misanthropic prog-pop/AOR excursions recklessly and perversely marry a wide range of styles: bossa nova, glam, jazz fusion, power pop, funk, and finer species and variants of the above that stubbornly avoid vogue. His tunes are subtly and not-so-subtly complex, at once …

Start: March 23, 2015 7:00 pm
End: March 23, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

March 24, 2015

Lexington Lexington presents Juan Wauters/ The Butchers/ Shawnthony Calypso/ Homeshake

Juan Wauters is a New York indie/folk singer songwriter.  The Butchers have been a longtime Lexington staple in the dive bar/ skater party scene and features members of the Thirties, Dr. Paul, and Candy. Shawnthony Calypso is a Lexington collaborative project featuring members of local bands Jovontaes, The Thirties and Bob Wilburn & his Hot Pockets.  www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: March 24, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 24, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, 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

Radar Vs. Wolf/ Blindside Drop/ Trending Now at Al’s Bar Lexington

Radar Vs. Wolf is a Nashville, TN-based rock trio.  Blindside Drop is a pop metal band from Winchester, Kentucky fusing alternative and pop stylings with metal into a cyclone of eerie high-octane fueled rock.  www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: March 26, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 26, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

March 27, 2015

The Black Cadillacs/ Heyrocco at Cosmic Charlie’s

The Black Cadillacs are a 6-piece rock and roll band, featuring 2 guitar players, bass, drums, keyboards and organ, and a stand-alone frontman. The Black Cadillacs have a diverse array of influences from classic bands like The Rolling Stones, The Who, and Pink Floyd to more modern bands like My Morning Jacket, The Black Keys, and Jack White. Heyrocco are …

Start: March 27, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 27, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8-$10

Xerxes/ Elsinores/ Bombs at the Green Lantern

XERXES: Post hardcore / death rock from Louisville, KY (No Sleep Records). BOMBS:  members of: The Moondogs, Goldstein, GhettoBlaster, Sonic Altar, Blood Carries Disease, Deanimator, NerdRage and more. Elsinores are a popular punk band based in Lexington.  

Start: March 27, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 27, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

March 28, 2015

Winter Jam 2015 Tour Spectacular at Rupp Arena

One of the nation’s biggest Christian music events featuring: Skillet, Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Building 429, For King & Country, NewSong, Family Force 5, Blanca, About A Mile, Veridia and Speaker: Tony Nolan. www.rupparena.com

Start: March 28, 2015 6:00 pm
End: March 28, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

The Rough Customers/ I Like You/ Good English at Al’s Bar

Rough Customers: A high energy ska/punk band from Lexington that incorporates almost every genre of music including “Bach like” chorales to romanic period tone poems to 1980′s punk, to third wave ska. I Like You weave a tapestry of rich, beautiful harmonies with an eclectic blend of ukulele, trumpet, violin, acoustic guitar, upright bass and percussion. Delivering an energetic sound …

Start: March 28, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 28, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Hounds & Horns/ Patson/ Big Fresh at the Green Lantern

  Hounds & Horns  are an alternative indie folk quartet from from Owensboro, followed by Big Fresh, an electro- pop veteran band from Lexington, along with Patson.      

Start: March 28, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 28, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

April 15, 2015

Foxygen/ Alex Cameron at Cosmic Charlie’s

Foxygen is the Los Angeles songwriting duo of 24-year-olds Sam France and Jonathan Rado. In May 2011, France and Rado nervously handed off a CD-R of this homemade mini-opus Take the Kids Off Broadway (Jagjaguwar, 2012) to producer and visionary Richard Swift after his performance in a Lower East Side club. Foxygen holed up for a week-long recording session at …

Start: April 15, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 15, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15

April 28, 2015

The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band at Cosmic Charlie’s

Roaring out of the southern Indiana foothills comes Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band playing a brand of Americana and Blues that stands alone – Delta blues and hillbilly fervor combine with musical acuity sharp as razor wire.  www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: April 28, 2015 9:00 pm
End: April 28, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $15