Upcoming Events

July 22, 2014

Lexington Farmer’s Market: S. Broadway & Maxwell

Established in 1975 as the Farm and Garden Market Cooperative Association, The Lexington Farmers’ Market has been a staple in the Lexington community, supplying healthy, locally grown produce from April to November. www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com

Start: July 22, 2014 7:00 am
End: July 22, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: South Broadway & Maxwell
Address:
South Broadway & Maxwell, KY, United States

Big Band & Jazz Concert Series at Ecton Park

Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle while the July and August concerts will take place at Ecton Park. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating. …

Start: July 22, 2014 8:00 am
End: July 22, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Ecton Park
Address:
Turkeyfoot Rd., Lexington, KY, United States

Maggie Lander & Jesse Snyder at the Twisted Cork

Maggie Lander and Jesse Snyder are an acoustic duo hailing from Lexington, KY, and Nashville,TN, respectively. They will make their return to Lexington on the intimate stage of the Twisted Cork. Intertwined vocals, finger-style guitar, along with cello and fiddle, blend for an intimate and refreshing mix of Indie/Americana covers and originals. This young duo gives an engaging and lively …

Start: July 22, 2014 6:30 pm
End: July 22, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: The Twisted Cork
Address:
3344 Partner Pl, Lexington, KY
Cost: Free

Southland Jamboree

The Southland Jamboree in Lexington, Kentucky is a free bluegrass music concert series that happens each Tuesday during the summer beside the Collins Bowling Center on Southland drive at 7:00 pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and hear the best local bluegrass music. Bring your instrument and join in the jam after the show. 5/27/14Southland Drive 6/3/14The Velvet Blue 6/10/14Newtown 6/17/14Dale Ann …

Start: July 22, 2014 7:00 pm
End: July 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Collins Bowling Alley
Address:
205 Southland Drive , Lexington , KY, United States

Director’s Series: ‘The Killing’ at the Farish Theatre

  The Killing is a 1956 film noir produced by James B. Harris and directed by Stanley Kubrick. Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) is a veteran criminal planning one last heist before settling down and marrying Fay (Coleen Gray). He plans to rob two million dollars from the money-counting room of a racetrack during a featured race.        

Start: July 22, 2014 7:00 pm
End: July 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Tweak/ Brad Linde’s Underwater Ghost/ Liver Quiver at Natasha’s Bistro

A night of jazz and improvised music featuring a showcase of ensembles from across the country: Lexington, Washington DC, and Columbus, OH.  Tweak is a Lexington jazz/funk/ fusion group consisting of Carlos Espinosa, Jr, Ben Geyer, Rob Barnes and Paul Deathrage. Brad Linde has been titled “The capital city’s contemporary cool king” by Capitalbop in Washington, DC, and the Saxophone …

Start: July 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

July 23, 2014

Summer Classic Films Series: ‘Double Idemnity’ at The Kentucky Theatre

An insurance rep lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator’s suspicions.  Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson.  In conjunction with the Kentucky Theatre’s Summer Classic Films Series, which features weekly classic films screenings at 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. each Wednesday through early September.  For the full schedule, click here.

Date: July 23, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

Kentucky Summer I Hunter Jumper Show at the Kentucky Horse Park

  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 – 8:00am to Sunday, July 27, 2014 – 8:00pm Covered Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park   The Kentucky Summer I Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper show, and is the first part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2014 series. This event draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians. Headlining …

Date: July 23, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, 40511

Holler Poets Series #47 at Al’s Bar

  Featuring West Virginian Ron Houchin, author of seven books of poetry and one book of short stories. His latest, THE MAN WHO SAWS US IN HALF (LSU Press) has been awarded the 2013 Weatherford Award for poetry by Berea College. Michael Wayne Hampton, Spalding MFA grad and native of Eastern Kentucky has won many awards for his short fiction. …

Start: July 23, 2014 8:00 am
End: July 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Lexington Farmer’s Market: Alumni Dr & University

Established in 1975 as the Farm and Garden Market Cooperative Association, The Lexington Farmers’ Market has been a staple in the Lexington community, supplying healthy, locally grown produce from April to November. www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com

Start: July 23, 2014 3:00 pm
End: July 23, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: Alumni & University
Address:
Alumni and University, Lexington , KY, United States

SummerFest: Little Shop of Horrors at Moondance Ampitheatre

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Book by Howard AshmanDirected by: Jenny Fitzpatrick July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 & July 30, 31, August 1, 2, 3, 2014Box Office Opens 6:15pmShowtime: 8:00pm A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows into an …

Start: July 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

Spongecake and The Fluff Ramblers at Willie’s Locally Known

A psychedelic/groove band influenced by late Grateful Dead and String Cheese Incident, Spongecake and The Fluff Ramblers are comprised of 7 members. www.willieslex.com 

Start: July 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Red Barn Radio: Kentucky Mountain Trio at Artsplace

Kentucky Mountain Trio is a bluegrass/gospel group consisting of mostly family members.  Fiddle player and singer Heidi Greer writes most of the band’s material, along with her husband, guitarist Ryan Greer. Heidi’s cousin, Brandon Clark is on guitar. www.redbarnradio.com 

Start: July 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

The Rough Customers/ Askultra at Cosmic Charlie’s

  The Rough Customers: a high energy ska/punk band that incorporates almost every genre of music- From “Bach like” chorales to romantic period tone poems to 1980′s punk, and third wave ska.   Askultura is a 9-piece rumba / punk rock / ska band from Miami, FL. www.cosmic-charlies.com     

Start: July 23, 2014 10:00 pm
End: July 23, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

July 24, 2014

Lexington Restaurant Week

Raise a glass – and a fork! – to toast Lexington’s innovative local restaurant scene. The 2nd Annual Lexington Restaurant Week takes place July 24 – August 2. $25 pre-fixed dinners every day for 10 days at the hottest local restaurants in town. For more information, visit: http://lexrestaurants.com or check out the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LEXRestaurants

Date: July 24, 2014
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Cinderella”

  Lexington Children’s Theatre’s adaptation of the classic children’s tale.   Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 Friday, July 25 – 7:00 Saturday, July 26 – 2:00  Sunday, July 27 – 2:00   www.lctonstage.com 

Date: July 24, 2014
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $18-$20

Lexington Farmer’s Market: S. Broadway & Maxwell

Established in 1975 as the Farm and Garden Market Cooperative Association, The Lexington Farmers’ Market has been a staple in the Lexington community, supplying healthy, locally grown produce from April to November. www.lexingtonfarmersmarket.com

Start: July 24, 2014 7:00 am
End: July 24, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: South Broadway & Maxwell
Address:
South Broadway & Maxwell, KY, United States

Central Bank Thursday Night Live at Cheapside Park

The 19th season of Thursday Night Live will begin on April 3rd and run every Thursday through October 16th. The family-friendly event is held at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park. In addition to live music there will be food, beverages, and a lively social atmosphere. www.downtownlex.com April 3 – Bobby Perry Band April 10 – Off The Clock …

Start: July 24, 2014 5:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ at the Farish Theatre

In conjunction with family fun night, the theatre will screen the second installment of the wild popular movie series, The Hunger Games.   

Start: July 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Kentucky Hoss Cats at Willie’s Locally Known

Vintage, four-on-the-floor era country music. www.willieslex.com  

Start: July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

SummerFest: Little Shop of Horrors at Moondance Ampitheatre

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Book by Howard AshmanDirected by: Jenny Fitzpatrick July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 & July 30, 31, August 1, 2, 3, 2014Box Office Opens 6:15pmShowtime: 8:00pm A down-and out skid row floral assistant becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a mysterious craving for fresh blood. Soon “Audrey II” grows into an …

Start: July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

Eddie Barber at at Horseshoes Kentucky Bar and Grill

  Local country rock singer Eddie Barber will take the Horseshoes stage. www.horseshoeskentuckygrill.com 

Start: July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Horseshoes Kentucky Bar & Grill
Address:
1987 North Broadway, Lexington , KY, United States

The Smithdogs at Parlay Social

   The SmithDogs are a super-group of Lexington musicians playing blues, rock, funk and soul music.  www.parlaysocial.com  

Start: July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 11:30 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Solar Bear/ Shadow Clone/ Spaceman D/ Damage Therapy at Al’s Bar

Solarbear is an 8 Bit musician who makes and performs music on antique video game hardware. (Example: Nintendo Gameboy and NES)  Damage Therapy is a deep psychedelic rock & roll group from Lexington. www.alsbarlexington.com     

Start: July 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Vessel/ Captain Wingnut and The Burnt Ends at Cosmic Charlie’s

  Vessel has been together for 7 years playing their original entourage through the Southeast in major cities, festivals, clubs, and dives, delivering a unique sound that blends funk, rock, soul, fusion, bluegrass, electronic and jazz.  Captain Wingnut is a Lexington rock trio of JP Nowak, Lee Owen and Roddy Puckett.  www.cosmic-charlies.com  

Start: July 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

July 25, 2014

Lexington Restaurant Week

Raise a glass – and a fork! – to toast Lexington’s innovative local restaurant scene. The 2nd Annual Lexington Restaurant Week takes place July 24 – August 2. $25 pre-fixed dinners every day for 10 days at the hottest local restaurants in town. For more information, visit: http://lexrestaurants.com or check out the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LEXRestaurants

Date: July 25, 2014
Venue: Various Venues
Address:
Lexington , KY, United States

Lexington Children’s Theatre: “Cinderella”

  Lexington Children’s Theatre’s adaptation of the classic children’s tale.   Thursday, July 24 – 7:00 Friday, July 25 – 7:00 Saturday, July 26 – 2:00  Sunday, July 27 – 2:00   www.lctonstage.com 

Date: July 25, 2014
Venue: Lexington Children's Theatre
Address:
418 west short street, lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $18-$20

Food Trucks For A Cause

Every Friday from March 21-Oct. 31, Bluegrass Food Association will present a pop-up food truck “food court,” with 10% of total profits benefitting a different local non-profit organization. Food trucks will generally be open from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. For a list of vendors and more information each week, visit bluegrassfoodtrucks.org or email events@bluegrassfoodtrucks.com.  

Start: July 25, 2014 11:00 am
End: July 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: 400 East Main Street
Address:
400 East Main St, Lexington, KY, United States

WUKY’s Phoenix Fridays: Saintseneca/ Small Batch at Phoenix Park

This inaugural free music series organized by local NPR affiliate WUKY 91.3 will take place at Phoenix Park on the following dates: June 27: Dawn Landes and Simone Felice July 25: Small Batch and Saintseneca August 22: Coralee & The Townies and Ben Sollee September 26:  The Northside Sheiks and TBA Saintseneca is a four-piece alt indie band from Columbus, OH. Their new …

Start: July 25, 2014 5:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Phoenix Park
Address:
1 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Good Foods Grill Out

 Join the Good Foods Co-Op a night of music by Restless Leg String Band and summer grilling.  They will be serving the perfect summer night’s meal of a hamburger or vegan burger and with each burger purchase get a free bag of Kettle Chips and a slice of watermelon. $2.99 Burgers FREE chips & watermelon $8.49/lb Hot Bar/Salad Bar  

Start: July 25, 2014 6:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Good Foods Market & Cafe
Address:
455 Southland Drive , Lexington , KY, United States