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March 29, 2015

Concord America/ Jive Hounds/ Little Friends at Al’s Bar Lexington

Concord America is a punk rock band from the thriving music scene of Atlanta, GA. Jive Hounds are a local rock and roll/ garage pop band.  www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: March 29, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 29, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

March 31, 2015

Tashi Dorji/ Tyler Damon/ Ma Turner/ Jovontaes at the Green Lantern

A Bhutanese guitarist now residing in Asheville, North Carolina, TASHI DORJI makes meticulously crafted sounds that conjure spirits, wrestle demons, and tame wild beasts. As beautiful as they are cerebral, his acoustic works are reminiscent of Derek Bailey’s free improvisations, flamenco and John Fahey’s Americana. Ma Turner  is guitarist/songwriter/co-founder of CROSS/Fatufairfe/Salad Influence as well as founder of long running avant …

Start: March 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

April 3, 2015

RC and The Nightshades at Natasha’s Bistro

Singer-songwriter guitarist Ronn Crowder’s bluesy Memphis-style vocals and harmonica are accompanied by  percussionist Steve Dimartino, acclaimed horn player and sometimes vocalist Skeets Pennington, and the bass playing of Roger Tremaine. www.beetnik.com 

Start: April 3, 2015 9:00 pm
End: April 3, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

Colourless/ Wol and Weeps/ Babes at the Green Lantern

Colourless is a new local psychedelic rock outfit featuring Joe Drury, Tom Hnatow, Lanie Mossing, Aaron Crace. Babes are a New Orleans-based swamp rock band. Wol and Weeps are a duo consisting of fuzzed out drums and guitar.    

Start: April 3, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 3, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

April 4, 2015

Ben Lacy at Cheapside Bar and Grill

Ben Lacy is a Lexington guitar virtuoso known for his rhythmic, melodic style. www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com  

Start: April 4, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

April 5, 2015

Metal Sunday w/ Auroch/ Arktos/ Autocrat at Al’s Bar

This weeks Metal Sunday features local and regional rock acts including: Arktos, a duo branched off from the metal group Stampede.  www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: April 5, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 5, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

April 7, 2015

White Knight/ Damage Therapy/ The Last of The DoDo at the Al’s Bar

Local underground indie rock from White Knight, deep psychedelic rock & roll by Damage Therapy, and self-described ‘circus metal’ from Last of The Dodo.  www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: April 7, 2015 9:00 pm
End: April 7, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

April 8, 2015

Galaxies/ Champions of The Sun/ Donut Heist at Al’s Bar

Galaxies hail from Lexington and their fascination with the other-worldly melds with their alternative/psychedelic/experimental rock sound. The Donut Heist is a cheeky rock band from Louisville.  www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: April 8, 2015 9:00 pm
End: April 8, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

April 9, 2015

Nevāda Nevada/ Colourless at the Green Lantern

Nevāda Nevada might call its home Brooklyn, but this Americana art rock quartet has deep roots stemming from all over the country. With the varied landscape of America as their background, it was inevitable that their songs would evoke the same meditative output of long cross-country drives—full of mystery and cascading shadows accompanied by sharp slants of invigorating light. Colourless is a …

Start: April 9, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 9, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

April 10, 2015

Bryan Himes at Cheapside Bar and Grill

A soulful songwriter who records most of his material live,relying on vibe and musicianship, Bryan Himes is a breath of fresh air with his diverse selection of songs.He has shared the stage with Everlast, Chip Taylor, Tommy Womack, Carrie Rodriguez, Paul ‘Wine” Jones, and more.  www.cheapsidebarandgrill.com  

Start: April 10, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 10, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cheapside Bar & Grill
Address:
131 Cheapside St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Fifth on The Floor: Farewell Tour at Cosmic Charlie’s

Fifth on the Floor started out like all good bands do: on a Friday night over a bottle of Jim Beam. After a few weeks of songwriting, lineup-changes, and hangovers, the grouping of ChrisCollins, Robin Polly, Matty Rodgers, and Justin Wells solidified the group dynamic and sound that are instantly identifiable. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: April 10, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 10, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15 - $20

April 11, 2015

Laurie Jane and the 45′s/ Joshua Black Wilkins at Willie’s Locally Known

Laurie Jane and the 45′s are a Louisville retro blues band. “Joshua Black Wilkins brings an edge and starkness with his songwriting and sound to the Americana scene that is difficult to find in many others. If Tom Waits decided to make a roots record, he’d be hard pressed to release an album as good as Wilkins latest and strongest …

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

Fifth on The Floor: Farewell Tour at Cosmic Charlie’s

Fifth on the Floor started out like all good bands do: on a Friday night over a bottle of Jim Beam. After a few weeks of songwriting, lineup-changes, and hangovers, the grouping of ChrisCollins, Robin Polly, Matty Rodgers, and Justin Wells solidified the group dynamic and sound that are instantly identifiable. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: April 11, 2015 10:00 pm
End: April 11, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15 - $20

April 13, 2015

Shana Falana/ Cherry Crush/ Wol and Weeps at Al’s Bar

Shana Falana is an experimental dream-pop band emerging from New York’s vast psych/shoegaze scene. Combining live-looping of reverb-drenched vocals and guitar with drums, pre-recorded “backing tracks”, and stunning visual projections, Shana’s live experience has often been described as transcendental. Cherry Crush is a local dream-pop shoegaze band from Lexington. Wol and Weeps share Nativity Singers’ Dave Cobb as a member …

Start: April 13, 2015 9:00 pm
End: April 13, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, 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 22, 2015

Brandy Zdan/ Maggie Lander at Natasha’s Bistro

In early 2014 Zdan released her first collection of guitar/steel guitar instrumentals, Instrumentals 1: Heart Theft. Recorded in one day and mixed in another this album builds a sonic landscape and showcases her musical chops. Heart Theft is delicate and emotional, but more importantly, it’s a work of beauty from the heart of an artist that has always labored away …

Start: April 22, 2015 9:00 pm
End: April 22, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

April 23, 2015

Readers and Rockers: An evening of poems and songs at the Farish Theatre

A night of poems and local music by writers by Eric Scott Sutherland, Katerina Stoykova-Klemer and Carrie Green. Music by underground indie rocker J. Marinelli and punk pop act Scott Whiddon.   

Start: April 23, 2015 7:00 pm
End: April 23, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

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

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

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