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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

April 30, 2015

Dimestore Diplommats at Natasha’s Bistro

Their music draws upon blues rock and Americana to provide an upbeat, soulful sound. Whether driven by the guitars, keys, or harmonica, the Dimestore Diplomats provide a variety of sounds throughout the rock genre.  www.beetnik.com

Start: April 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: April 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $9

Beat Awfuls/ Wild Bore/ Babe Rage at Best Friend Bar

Wild Bore is an all female rock trio from Brooklyn, NY.  Beat Awfuls are a Lexington lo-fi pop group.  Cincinnatti rock trio Babe Rage is self described as “feminist art/witch punk”.  

Start: April 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: April 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: $5

Elsinores/ Goodwolf/ Bishops/ Whitehall Bear at the Green Lantern

The Whitehall Bear is an experimental folk outfit with powerful vocals, interesting lyrics, and a willingness to push boundaries. Their sounds are beautiful and weird, abrasive but sweet, unsettling yet strangely familiar.  Elsinores are a popular punk band based in Lexington. Bishops are a indie rock group based out of Shepherdstown, WV, along with fellow native Goodwolf, AKA Tyler Grady. 

Start: April 30, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

The Ashley Martin Band at Austin City Saloon

Ashley Martin is an Ohio country rock/pop artist. www.austincitysaloon.com 

Start: April 30, 2015 11:00 pm
End: April 30, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Austin City Saloon
Address:
2350 Woodhill Drive, Lexington, KY, United States

May 1, 2015

The Ghost Wolves/ Adam Faucett & the Tall Trees/ Doc Feldman & the Infernal Method at the Green Lantern

  Ghost Wolves are a rock and roll trio from Austin, TX.   Doc Feldman & the Infernal Method – Dark country blues interpreted through the lens of heavy psychedelic rock. 

Start: May 1, 2015 10:00 pm
End: May 1, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

May 2, 2015

Shawnthony Calypso/ Sh*t Boys/ Warhammer at Best Friend Bar

Shawnthony Calypso is a Lexington collaborative project between members of local bands Jovontaes, Hair things and Thirties. Warhammer is a heavy rock two-piece from Lexington.  

Start: May 2, 2015 10:00 pm
End: May 2, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States

May 8, 2015

Avery Crabtree at Austin City Saloon

Avery Crabtree is a local artist with a rock sensibility and a soulful voice. www.austincitysaloon.com 

Start: May 8, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 8, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Austin City Saloon
Address:
2350 Woodhill Drive, Lexington, KY, United States

Big Fat Liars at Natasha’s Bistro

This acoustic trio combines a set lost featuring rock, classic country, top 40 and hip hop with a fun, interactive show. The trio consists of author/filmmaker Michael Crisp, fiddler Nathan Benge, and Brad Elswick.    www.beetnik.com

Start: May 8, 2015 9:00 pm
End: May 8, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

May 14, 2015

tadoo Lounge with The Swells and Wol and Weeps at Smiley Pete Publishing

A longtime staple to Lexington’s music scene, The Swells feature Chris Sullivan, Warren Byrom, Scott Wilmoth and a host of other members. The vintage, New Orleans jazz influence is strong, with additional influences ranging from Los Lobos to George Jones to Al Green.  Local angular indie rockers Wol and Weeps will open. Also on tap: food from Red State BBQ, craft cocktails, …

Start: May 14, 2015 6:00 pm
End: May 14, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Smiley Pete Publishing
Address:
434 Old Vine St., Lexington
Cost: Free

May 15, 2015

Ne-Hi at Cosmic Charlie’s

Born out of the backyards and basements of Chicago’s DIY music scene, NE-HI’s nostalgic-rock features the quartet’s guitar-driven songwriting and distinct sound that is both raw and relaxed, rough and humble. Formed to score a friend’s film in the summer of 2013, the foursome–made up of Alex Otake, James Weir, Jason Balla and Mikey Wells–recognized the electricity between its four …

Start: May 15, 2015 10:00 pm
End: May 15, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

May 16, 2015

Government Cheese/ Ned Van Go at Cosmic Charlie’s

The veteran Bowling Green band will take its return to Lexington in support of its first album in 23 years, The Late Show. They will be joined by americana rock heroes Ned Van Go. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: May 16, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 16, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

May 18, 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: May 18, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 18, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $30 - $70

May 21, 2015

Wes Mills at Horseshoes KY Bar and Grill

Local country/rock band.  www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com

Start: May 21, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 21, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, Lexington , KY, United States

May 22, 2015

Jo Jo Gunn at Austin City Saloon

Jo Jo Gunn is a southern rock quintet out of central Kentucky playing new and old country. www.austincitysaloon.com 

Start: May 22, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 22, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Austin City Saloon
Address:
2350 Woodhill Drive, Lexington, KY, United States

Wes Mills at Horseshoes KY Bar and Grill

Local country/rock band.  www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com

Start: May 22, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 22, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, Lexington , KY, United States

Middle Class Mischief/ The Slams at The Green Lantern

A night of punk rock at the Lantern with locals and The slams, and Lexington punk and ska quartet Middle Class Mischief.    

Start: May 22, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 22, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

May 23, 2015

Jo Jo Gunn at Austin City Saloon

Jo Jo Gunn is a southern rock quintet out of central Kentucky playing new and old country. www.austincitysaloon.com 

Start: May 23, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 23, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Austin City Saloon
Address:
2350 Woodhill Drive, Lexington, KY, United States

Wes Mills at Horseshoes KY Bar and Grill

Local country/rock band.  www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com

Start: May 23, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 23, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, Lexington , KY, United States

June 5, 2015

Husky Burnette at Willie’s Locally Known

A raw and gritty blues/rock trio from Chatanooga, TN led by Brian “Husky” Burnette, melding delta swamp rock, and soul sensibilities. www.willieslex.com 

Start: June 5, 2015 9:00 pm
End: June 5, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $5

June 27, 2015

Local H/ Aeges at Cosmic Charlie’s

Local H is known for their blistering live shows and for pioneering the two-man band set-up — frontman Scott Lucas covers both guitar and bass through an extra pick up in his guitar and drummer Ryan Harding pounds out the rest of the sound. There’s a definite element of desert rock in ÆGES sound–the low-tuned guitars, the sludgy sun-baked riffs, …

Start: June 27, 2015 10:00 pm
End: June 27, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $12

July 25, 2015

The Eagles at Rupp Arena

The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner. With five number-one singles, six Grammy Awards, five American Music Awards, and six number one albums, the Eagles were one of the most successful musical acts of the 1970s. At the end of the 20th century, two …

Start: July 25, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 25, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

October 11, 2015

Motley Crue at Rupp Arena

Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, the quartet—Vince Neil (vocals), Mick Mars (guitars), Nikki Sixx (bass) and Tommy Lee (drums)—has commandeered the rock pantheon for over 30 years. In that time, they have accumulated worldwide album sales exceeding 80 million, seven platinum or multi-platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, six Top 20 pop singles, a star on the Hollywood …

Start: October 11, 2015 7:00 pm
End: October 11, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $25 - $125