Upcoming Events

March 4, 2015

The Dawn Drapes at Willie’s Locally Known

The Dawn Drapes are an alternative indie rock trio based in Harrisonburg VA. After playing together in various projects in both the Washington DC and Harrisonburg, VA music scenes, friends Michael Sanzo, Daniel Rice and Eggy Gorman formed the group in late 2012. The band are self-described as: “Lyrically conscience shimmering rock and roll with a devastating groove.” www.willieslex.com

Start: March 4, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

DeBraun Thomas at Parlay Social

DeBraun Thomas is a young local blues guitarist with a prowess and depth of musicality well beyond his years. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: March 4, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Ben Lacy at Blue Stallion Brewing

Free music at Blue Stallion each Wednesday featuring popular local bands, this time with  Lexington guitar virtuoso Ben  Lacy. www.bluestallionbrewing.com

Start: March 4, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Blue Stallion Brewing Co.
Address:
610 W. Third, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Red Barn Radio: Paul Edelman at Artsplace

  Paul Edelman is an americana/roots singer songwriter. www.redbarnradio.com    

Start: March 4, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

The Floozies/ Russ Liquid/ Fillibusta at Cosmic Charlie’s

The Floozies are producer/guitarist Matt Hill and drummer Mark Hill. These two brothers from Lawrence, KS are bringing their fresh approach to electronic music and live performance, using a combination of cutting edge electronic production and party rocking funk. Classically trained on the piano, trumpet, saxophone and flute, Russ Liquid spent his early 20′s touring the Caribbean and South America …

Start: March 4, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 4, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $15

March 5, 2015

UK Opera Theatre: “The Tales of Hoffman” at the Lexington Opera House

A first in UK Opera Theatre history, Jacques Offenbach’s French fantasy “The Tales of Hoffmann” will be presented by stage Director David Lefkowich, director of Kentucky Opera’s November 2013 production of “Simon Boccanegra. The production will feature Gregory Turay and Jonathan Parham. Lefkowich and Turay last worked together in the 2004 premiere of Julie Taymor’s “The Magic Flute” at the Metropolitan Opera. Lefkowich …

Date: March 5, 2015
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Bryan Callen at Comedy Off Broadway

Born in the Philippines, Bryan Callen spent the first fourteen years of his life overseas in countries like India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Greece and Saudi Arabia, before moving to the U.S. Callen got his start as an original cast member of MAD TV. He then went on to play numerous roles on the small and big screen including, “Old School” “Bad …

Date: March 5, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $17

One World Film Festival: ‘Anita’ at The Kentucky Theater

Freida Lee Mock, Director USA, 2013 (PG) English (95 min.) An entire country watched transfixed as a poised, beautiful African-American woman in a blue dress sat before a Senate committee of 14 white men and with a clear, unwavering voice recounted the repeated acts of sexual harassment she had endured while working with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. That …

Start: March 5, 2015 7:00 pm
End: March 5, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

Mike Daisey: ‘Life During Wartime’ at EKU Center for the Arts

Groundbreaking author, actor, and monologist Mike Daisey’s new work, “Life During Wartime” was inspired by his father, a veterans’ counselor, and focuses on the lives of veterans after they come home, and the changing face of our military. A captivating piece by an artist The New York Times calls “one of the finest solo performers of his generation.” www.ekucenter.com

Start: March 5, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 5, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: EKU Center for the Arts
Phone: 859-622-7469
Address:
Hall Drive, Richmond, KY, United States
Cost: $20-$34

National Players: “To Kill A Mocking Bird” at the Grand Theatre

Theater company The National Players will present their adaptation of  Harper Lee’s beloved story. www.grandtheatrefrankfort.org

Start: March 5, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 5, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Grand Theatre
Address:
308 Clair St. , Frankfort, KY, United States

Moonshine District/ Restless Leg String Band/ Hollow Bone at Al’s Bar

Moonshine district is a mountain music band from Eastern KY with wash tub bass, mandolin and guitar. Restless Leg String Band is a local raw and rowdy bluegrass band. Hollow Bone is an acoustic act from Louisville. www.alsbarlexington.com

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

The Mastersons at Natasha’s Bistro

The Austin, TX-based duo’s lilting songcraft and charismatic chemistry have already won over listeners around the world, thanks to the couples ongoing status as members of Steve Earle’s band The Dukes, their frequent opening sets for Earle, and their critically-lauded 2012 debut album, Birds Fly South. www.beetnik.com

Start: March 5, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 5, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Jake Ellis Band at Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

Jake Ellis is a Lexington country music act, covering older to modern country. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com   

Start: March 5, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 5, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Digital Tape Machine/ Adaboi at Cosmic Charlie’s

Digital Tape Machine is a Chicago band featuring Joe Hettinga, Bryan Doherty, Marcus Rezak, and Neal Wehman. The digital, yet analog force behind Digital Tape Machine produces a very modern and electronic sound. 3-piece live electronic band featuring Charles Moreland (Bitch Please, EP3, & ect), Jon Dose (Headstash), & Tyler Little (SDQ, Shemale Fiesta, ect) www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: March 5, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 5, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

March 6, 2015

UK Opera Theatre: “The Tales of Hoffman” at the Lexington Opera House

A first in UK Opera Theatre history, Jacques Offenbach’s French fantasy “The Tales of Hoffmann” will be presented by stage Director David Lefkowich, director of Kentucky Opera’s November 2013 production of “Simon Boccanegra. The production will feature Gregory Turay and Jonathan Parham. Lefkowich and Turay last worked together in the 2004 premiere of Julie Taymor’s “The Magic Flute” at the Metropolitan Opera. Lefkowich …

Date: March 6, 2015
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Bryan Callen at Comedy Off Broadway

Born in the Philippines, Bryan Callen spent the first fourteen years of his life overseas in countries like India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Greece and Saudi Arabia, before moving to the U.S. Callen got his start as an original cast member of MAD TV. He then went on to play numerous roles on the small and big screen including, “Old School” “Bad …

Date: March 6, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $17

Historic Preservation Symposium at The Downtown Arts Center

Rebranding Historic Preservation” is this year’s title for the annual preservation symposium  ​presented by the University of Kentucky Historic Preservation Graduate Organization.​  ​It will explore some of the ways in which preservation thought and practice has become embedded in the work of an ever-expanding range of allied fields.  Far from being a stand-alone movement, historic preservation supports, and is supported …

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 6, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Downtown Arts Center
Address:
141 East Main Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Grover Mollineaux at The Listening Room

The Listening Room will host Grover Mollineaux, performing his “The Troubadours of Folk” program.

Start: March 6, 2015 7:30 pm
End: March 6, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church
Address:
180 East Maxwell Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

Aquila theatre presnts “Wuthering Heights” at Norton Center for The Arts

Bringing its signature style and dynamic approach, Aquila re-imagines one of the most famous love stories ever told with this heart-wrenching new production.  Set on the wild, windswept Yorkshire moors, Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights is the story of free-spirited Catherine and dark, brooding Heathcliff.  As children, they are inseparable and, with time, their affection deepens into a passionate love.  But Catherine …

Start: March 6, 2015 8:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States

Scott Carney/ Niles Foley/ Nativity Singers at Al’s Bar

Scott Carney is the front man of the popular group Wax Fang. Niles Foley is a fiddler from rural Kentucky who cut his teeth on learning old fiddle tunes and branching out into classical works as well. He has built a formidable reputation for “skillful and inventive fiddle playing” and a “stand-out” approach to a variety of genres—both alone and …

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Nest/ Arcto/ Dirtbag/ Warhammer at the Green Lantern

A night a grunge and metal duos at the Lantern.  

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

C the Beat at Natasha’s Bistro

  Exploring the musical connection between Africa and the New World, C the Beat plays Reggae/Ska, AfroCuban jazz, New Orleans R&B, American Funk, Afrobeat, High Life, and more. www.beetnik.com

Start: March 6, 2015 9:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Rumpke Mountain Boys/ David Gans at Cosmic Charlie’s

Rumpke Mountain Boys have molded their own style of bluegrass/jamgrass that they call Trashgrass. Using banjo, mandolin, bass, and acoustic guitar RMB plays a wide variety original and cover material. A David Gans “solo electric” performance consists of several elements: country-blues-style fingerpicking; loop-based improvisations created live in the moment; sweetly-sung ballads, original or borrowed. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: March 6, 2015 10:00 pm
End: March 6, 2015 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $12

March 7, 2015

UK Opera Theatre: “The Tales of Hoffman” at the Lexington Opera House

A first in UK Opera Theatre history, Jacques Offenbach’s French fantasy “The Tales of Hoffmann” will be presented by stage Director David Lefkowich, director of Kentucky Opera’s November 2013 production of “Simon Boccanegra. The production will feature Gregory Turay and Jonathan Parham. Lefkowich and Turay last worked together in the 2004 premiere of Julie Taymor’s “The Magic Flute” at the Metropolitan Opera. Lefkowich …

Date: March 7, 2015
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States

Bryan Callen at Comedy Off Broadway

Born in the Philippines, Bryan Callen spent the first fourteen years of his life overseas in countries like India, Pakistan, Lebanon, Greece and Saudi Arabia, before moving to the U.S. Callen got his start as an original cast member of MAD TV. He then went on to play numerous roles on the small and big screen including, “Old School” “Bad …

Date: March 7, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $17

March 7, 2015 – March 8, 2015

Kentucky Crafted: The Market at The Lexington Convention Center

  The largest collection of Kentucky artists under one roof will gather for Kentucky Crafted: The Market at the Lexington Convention Center. Now in its 33rd year, The Market is the Kentucky Arts Council’s signature event of the year for artists under the Kentucky Crafted brand to display and sell their work to a broad base of consumers and wholesale …

Start: March 7, 2015
End: March 8, 2015
Venue: Lexington Convention Center
Address:
430 West Vine, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: $10 - $15

Kenwick Community Center Flea Market

Buy, sell, or browse. There will be household items, children’s toys, clothes, books and more. Refreshments and hotdogs will be available. To reserve a table for $7, call  859-266-6405. The flea market will be rain or shine. 

Start: March 7, 2015 8:00 am
End: March 7, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Kenwick Community Center
Address:
313 Owsley Avenue, Lexington, KY, United States

Basketball: UK Wildcats vs  Florida Gators at Rupp Arena

Contact the UK Athletics Ticket Office for more information: (859) 257-1818.

Start: March 7, 2015 2:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Rupp Arena
Address:
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Yoga at Raven Run

This free program is open to all ages and abilities. To register, call (859) 272-6105.

Start: March 7, 2015 3:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
Address:
3990 Raven Run Way, Lexington , KY, United States

Festival of Choirs at Shiloh Baptist Church

Area gospel choirs join The Lexington Singers for the 13th annual choral event. To learn more call  (859) 338-9888.  

Start: March 7, 2015 4:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Shiloh Baptist Church
Address:
237 east 5th street , Lexington, KY