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July 4, 2015

Soul Creek at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Soul Creek is a Richmond, KY-based rock band. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: July 4, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 4, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

July 8, 2015

All Saints Fade/ Las Viscious/ Hourfall at Al’s Bar

All Saints Fade is a hard rock head rush from Lexington. 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 thru the 2000′s, Las Vicious leads their heavy music infused with melodic female vocals. HourFall is a hard rock from …

Start: July 8, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 8, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

July 10, 2015

Jovontaes/ Flower Girl/ Milk Dick/ Gosh at Best Friend Bar

Pull from far-flung psych and punk grit, wrap it in a slightly retro and mystical package, and you get Lexington’s own Jovontaes. Flower Girl is a naive indie rock group from Brooklyn, NY. Milk Dick is Lo-fi garage indie from Brookyln.  GOSH! is a quirky, female-led garage band from Illinois.  

Start: July 10, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 10, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: $5

July 11, 2015

Sun Street/ Chopper Brown/ The Sisters at Als’ Bar

Sun Street is a psychedelic rock band from Morehead, Ky. Chopper Brown is an alt/rock jam band from Lexington.  The Sisters are a three-piece “garage opera” outfit from Morehead. www.alsbarlexington.com   

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

July 12, 2015

Sunrot/ Wretched Worst/ Furnace Head at Al’s Bar

Sunrot is a sludge power-rock band from New Jersey. Wretched Worst is exactly what they sound like – an exploding, visceral band of rage and fury consisting of Joey Tucci on guitar and Jason Schuler and drums.  Furnace Head also hails from the wilds of New Jersey, delivering a thrash/trash rock wall. www.alsbarlexington.com   

Start: July 12, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 12, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

July 14, 2015

Monsoon/ Dan Solo/ Big Toe at Best Friend Bar

Monsoon is a three-piece Punk-Pop Rock band from Athens, Georgia, led by Sienna Chandler on lead guitar and vocals, with Scott Andrews on bass and vocals and Joey Kegel on drums. Dan Solo is the project of Lexington’s Dan Burton (Shawnthony Calypso, The Butchers, Skillet, etc.)

Start: July 14, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 14, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: $5

July 15, 2015

The Landers/ John McHugh at Natasha’s Bistro

The Landers are a brand new project built around the songs and stories of Lexington musician and multi instrumentalist Maggie Lander. Pulling from Americana rock and indie soundscapes, the bands’ sound palette ranges from rowdy country-esque rock, to dark, smoldering alt-rock, all framing the smoky and powerful vocals of Lander.  The group features Lexington musicians Scott Stoess on bass, guitarist …

Start: July 15, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 15, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

July 17, 2015

Recipe for Gamma Rays/Jerk String/ Trunkweed at Best Friend Bar

Recipe for Gamma Rays = fuzzy, adrenaline-fueled guitar rock featuring Jim Shaw, Blake Cox and Mike Joyner. Jerk String is a Lexington band. Trunkweed is a post-surf bedroom-punk  trio from Baltimore, MD. 

Start: July 17, 2015 8:00 am
End: July 17, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States

Keeps/ ATTEMPT/ Ted Tyro at Al’s Bar

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 more. Ted Tyro is a lofi “pup” band reminiscent of Television and Talking Heads. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: July 17, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 17, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

July 18, 2015

Jive Hounds at The Best Friend Bar

    A popular garage-pop rock band. 

Start: July 18, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 18, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: $5

July 21, 2015

Ethan Hunt at Al’s Bar

Ethan Hunt is a Frenchburg, Ky native with an folk/country/mountain sound. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: July 21, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 21, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

July 23, 2015 – July 24, 2015

Teal Grapefruit/ Pigeons/ Ecstatic Girth Survival/ Crystalline Roses at Al’s Bar

Teal Grapefruit (Lexington, KY) Members of CROSS, Elsinores, Salad Influence and Arcane Rifles dabbling in death jangle funk. First show.  Pigeons (NY) : Review of newst album “The Bower” from Wire Magazine: “The Bower” is just as smart as it’s predecessors but, perhaps unexpectedly, it marks a move toward an acid rock sound, with many of the songs now defined …

Start: July 23, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 24, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

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

July 29, 2015

Attempt at Best Friend Bar

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 more.   

Start: July 29, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 29, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: $5

July 30, 2015

Kris Hitchcock at Tin Roof

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

Start: July 30, 2015 10:30 pm
End: July 30, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

September 5, 2015

Five Finger Death Punch/ Papa Roach at Rupp Arena

Five Finger Death Punch is a heavy death metal group from Las Vegas who have sold over 2.6 million albums in the United States. They are embarking on a North American tour with rock/rap act Papa Roach and In this Moment.  www.rupparena.com for tickets

Start: September 5, 2015 6:15 pm
End: September 5, 2015 8:15 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

September 27, 2015

Troubadour Concert Series: Exile at Highbridge Spring Mountain Water Cave

Legendary country rock group Exile will preform inside the Highbridge Cave as part of the Troubadour Concert Series. Fans must bring a lawn chair and  comfortable shoes are suggested. Exile is JP Pennington, Marlon Hargis, Les Taylor, Sonny Lamaire, and Steve Geotzman. www.troubashow.com www.lexingtonlyric.com for tickets.

Start: September 27, 2015 5:00 pm
End: September 27, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Highbridge Cave
Address:
Wilmore, KY, 40390, 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

October 16, 2015

The Beach Boys at EKU Center for The Arts

  The Beach Boys are American icons. Their classic songs including “Good Vibrations,” “Surfin’ Safari,” and “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” epitomize the spirit of California and have been the soundtrack of summer for generations. www.ekucenter.com for tickets.

Start: October 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 16, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States

November 19, 2015

Mannheim Steamroller at EKU Center for The Arts

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Grammy winner Chip Davis features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects www.ekucenter.com for tickets.

Start: November 19, 2015 7:30 pm
End: November 19, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
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