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April 25, 2014

Joe Bonamassa at Rupp Arena

Bonamassa has been praised as one of the world’s greatest guitarists and he is fast evolving into a full-blown charismatic and mesmerizing blues-rock star. With 11 #1 albums currently on the Billboard Blues Chart, Joe will perform a new show including an entire acoustic set featuring international musicians followed by his critically acclaimed electric set. www.rupparena.com

Start: April 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $69-$99

Shivering Timbers/ Bear Medicine/ Ancient Warfare at Willie’s Locally Known

Shivering Timbers are an Akron, OH based folk rock band described as “Neko Case channeling Patsy Cline while The Bad Seeds channel The Replacements.” Ancient Warfare: “…a gelatinous base in a fuzzed-out psychedelia, heavy in the melody and led by Echo Wilcox’s rich vocals…The songs tangle and sway in darker, introspective sounds” — AMERICAN GLOAM www.willieslex.com

Start: April 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Eddie Barber at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Eddie Barber is a musician/songwriter/performer that is known in Central KY for his country/southern rock vocals and smooth yet controlled stage presence. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: April 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

The Death Valley Wreckers at Tin Roof

A rock/pop/everything cover band made up of five Nashville music veterans. www.tinroofbars.com

Start: April 25, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

Kung Fu Grip at Parlay Social

A funk fusion band playing rock, Top 40 and R&B music. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: April 25, 2014 9:30 pm
End: April 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Bad People/ The Dead Gypsies/ Ondezvous at Cosmic Charlie’s

Bad People are a post-rock experimental band from Lexington. The Dead Gypsies are a two-piece rock. Ondezvous is an alternative/indie trio. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: April 25, 2014 10:00 pm
End: April 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

April 26, 2014

The Bats at Natasha’s Bistro

Bringing together the eight diverse talents, The Bats have netted a genre that can best be described as cabaret meets rock and roll. The five feisty women and three very brave men of this distinctive group embrace many musical styles with the material ranging from comical to poignant. They sing of love lost and found, the joys and stings of …

Start: April 26, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 26, 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 Death Valley Wreckers at Tin Roof

A rock/pop/everything cover band made up of five Nashville music veterans. www.tinroofbars.com

Start: April 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

Sundresses/ Blacks Owls/ No Excuse at Al’s Bar

Two rowdy Cincinnati bands and Lexington’s rock outfit No Excuse will take the Al’s stage. www.alsbarlexington.com 

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

April 28, 2014

PULSE at Natasha’s Bistro

Pulse is a power trio from Lexington, Kentucky. Led by singer, songwriter, guitarist Riley Logan and driven by the rhythm section of James Gooding and bassist Tanner Sadler, PULSE is a teen band playing a metal, alternative and rock. www.beetnik.com

Start: April 28, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 28, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $5

May 1, 2014

Sons of The Frigidaires at Parlay Social

The Sons of the Frigidaires’ show includes Bob Wills, Hendrix, The Eagles, The Band, The Beatles, Van Morrison, and more. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: May 1, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 1, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 2, 2014

Scott Said & BackRoads at Henry Clay’s Public House

Blending the sweet sound of three piece southern harmony, Scott Said & the Backroads Band have been unleashing their brand of high energy rock n’ roll infused country for over a decade. www.henryclayspublichouse.com

Start: May 2, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 2, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Boogie G & The Titanics at Parlay Social

A funk/rock/soul powerhouse trio from Lexington, consisting of guitar whiz Dan Trisko, singer and bassist George Burdette, and drummer Steve Lewis. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: May 2, 2014 9:30 pm
End: May 2, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 3, 2014

Those Crosstown Rivals/ Alcatraz Shakedown at Al’s Bar

Those Crosstown Rivals are Kentucky rock and roll described by Examiner.com as “…qual parts Drive-By Truckers, Replacements and Motorhead.” Coming from all different areas and interest of music, Alcatraz Shakedown is a rock band with soulful vocals and blues/rock riffs with an edge. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: May 3, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 3, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Kris Hitchcock at Tin Roof

Kris Hitchcock and Small Town Son are a Michigan-based modern country/rock band. www.tinroofbars.com

Start: May 3, 2014 10:30 pm
End: May 3, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

May 4, 2014

Oldsmobile at Natasha’s Bistro

Outstanding original material performed with the talents of some of Lexington’s finest musicians: Jim Gleason’s guitar mastery, the moving voices of Marilyn Robie and Missy Johnston, Ricky Baldwin’s solid precision bass, and Paul Nuzzo’s compelling percussion – all in combination to perform the distinctively written songs of Tom Green. www.beetnik.com

Start: May 4, 2014 7:00 pm
End: May 4, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

May 7, 2014

Stephen Kelly Hunt at Parlay Social

Stephen Kelly Hunt is a Murray, Ky-native singer and powerhouse guitarist covering classic rock, country and pop classics from the 80′s and beyond. This will be a solo acoustic set performance. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: May 7, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 7, 2014 11:30 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 9, 2014

Absalom Absalom at Al’s Bar

Absalom Absalom is a Lexington art-rock quintet that will be playing their final show. www.alsbarlexington.com 

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

Groove Robbers at Henry Clay’s Public House

Formed from the rhythm section of the Johnson Brothers, a Lexington favorite for nearly 20 years, produce a righteous groove from classic rock trio favorites – from Cream to Hendrix to Zepplin, and the newer guys like Mayer and Bonnamassa. www.henryclayspublichouse.com

Start: May 9, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 9, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

The Other Brothers at Parlay Social

The Other Brothers are an electric roots-rock band from Lexington. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: May 9, 2014 9:30 pm
End: May 9, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

The Debauchees/ The Footsteps/ Palisades at Cosmic Charlie’s

Debauchees = multi-influenced, up-and-coming garage-funk trio from Louisville. Footsteps are a local punk/garage rock band. Palisades is a Lexington pop-punk outfit led by guitarist and singer Scott Whiddon. www.cosmic-charlies.com    

Start: May 9, 2014 10:00 pm
End: May 9, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $6

May 10, 2014

Ephemera Fest After Party/ Friends of Ceasar Romero at Al’s Bar

An after-party for the 2014 Ephemera Fest, a festival celebrating local magazines, art, comics and more. The pop-art garage-punks known as Friends Of Cesar Romero have devolved the electric-guitar/beat combo into a unique, pounding sound. www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: May 10, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 10, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

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: May 10, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 10, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Kenny Owens and Group Therapy at Parlay Social

A local country rock band. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: May 10, 2014 9:30 pm
End: May 10, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 11, 2014

Scott Weiland & Wildabouts at Buster’s

During a career spanning three decades, Weiland is best known as the former frontman for the successful rock band Stone Temple Pilots, as well as the supergroup Velvet Revolver from 2003 to 2008. www.bustersbb.com  

Start: May 11, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 11, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $25-$28

May 13, 2014

Infected/ Sniper 66/ Not Half Bad/ Middle Class Mischief at Green Lantern

Sniper 66 cultivates a brash, hard hitting brand of punk from their home soil in Austin, Texas. Sniper 66 was formed in 2009, by singer/guitarist Dylan Close and bassist Jeff Ellis, later rounded out by guitarist Jeremy Brister and drummer April Schupmann. They play punk, tight and crisp with bullet paced drums. While giving a nod to the forefathers, they …

Start: May 13, 2014 9:00 pm
End: May 13, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

May 14, 2014

Stephen Kelly Hunt at Parlay Social

Stephen Kelly Hunt is a Murray, Ky-native singer and powerhouse guitarist covering classic rock, country and pop classics from the 80′s and beyond. This will be a solo acoustic set performance. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: May 14, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 14, 2014 11:30 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 15, 2014

Stephen Kelly Hunt and The SuPros at Parlay Social

Stephen Kelly Hunt is a Murray, Ky-native singer and powerhouse guitarist covering classic rock, country and pop classics from the 80′s and beyond, joined by bassist Mike Weir and drummer Tony Hammons. www.parlaysocial.com  

Start: May 15, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 15, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

May 17, 2014

Ford Theatre Reunion/ Qiet/ Tinderbox Circus Sideshow/ Stone Clover at Cosmic Charlie’s

The Ford Theatre Reunion – Lexington’s quirky, self-described “premier purveyors of freakdom” – present “a night of tantalizing ladies, gut-wrenching human acts of strangeness, and savage rock ‘n roll.” Tinderbox Circus Sideshow provide a humorous and provocative stage show featuring slapstick humor, comic skits, bawdy songs, striptease acts, and a scantily clad female chorus. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: May 17, 2014 10:00 pm
End: May 17, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $7

May 18, 2014

Owen Mays and The 80 Proof Boys/ Husky Burnette at Willie’s Locally Known

Owen Mays and band play rowdy, country rock. Husky Burnette is a gritty, southern blues and rock artist from Chatanooga, TN

Start: May 18, 2014 8:00 pm
End: May 18, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States