Upcoming Events

April 20, 2014

Lexington Farmer’s Market: Southland Drive

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: April 20, 2014 10:00 am
End: April 20, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Southland Drive
Address:
Southland Drive , Lexington, KY, United States

Keeneland Spring Meet

The idyllic Lexington racetrack kicks off the 2014 spring racing season on Friday, April 4. Racing continues Wed. – Sun., through April 25. Gates open at 11 a.m.; post time for the first race is 1:05 p.m. Races are run approximately every half hour.

Start: April 20, 2014 11:00 am
End: April 20, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
Address:
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:
Cost: $5

Lice/ Black Panties/ Gazer at the Green Lantern

Lice: Members of Elsinores, Salad Influence, Cross, Wretched Worst, Arcane Rifles. Black Panties are a wild punk rock band from St. Louis, IL. Gazer is ‘weird rock’ from Cincinnati, OH.  

Start: April 20, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States

April 21, 2014

Troubadour Concert Series: Goo Goo Dolls at Lyric Theatre

This event is sold out. With a pop music career that spans nearly 30 years, multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band the Goo Goo Dolls’ notable singles include “Name” and “Iris.” They will perform an acoustic concert  at the Lyric Theatre as part of a series of shows called “The Otis Midnight Sessions.” According to the band’s website, the shows will be performed in …

Start: April 21, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 21, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $44.80-48.80

Ready Player One Film Fest: ‘Wargames’ at the Farish Theatre

In conjunction with the annual “One Book One Bluegrass” program, The Lexington Public Library has organized a film festival surrounding this year’s book, Ernest Cline’s 2011 science fiction novel “Ready Player.” One Book One Bluegrass is a community reading program involving several of Kentucky library systems, geared to encourage a large Kentucky population to read and discuss the same book. …

Start: April 21, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 21, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club

Every Monday Night, Live Music 9:00 – 12:00 Recurring weekly live music and blues jam session at the best juke joint in Kentucky. Elm Tree & 2nd Street

Start: April 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 21, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Blue Moon Shiners at Al’s Bar

An all-female roots and old-time band. www.alsbarlexington.com  

Start: April 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 21, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Drivin’ N’ Cryin/ The Ghost Wolves at Cosmic Charlie’s

A punk/folk/rock band from Atlanta, GA that began in 1985. The Ghost Wolves are a rock trio from Austin, TX. www.cosmic-charlies.com   

Start: April 21, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 21, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12-$15

April 22, 2014

Ron Pope at The UK Cats Den

New York based musician Ron Pope, whose singles have been featured on NBC’s “The Voice,” CW’s “Vampire Diaries” and “90210” and multiple seasons of FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance,” is stopping by the Cat’s Den on his “Calling off the Dogs” nationwide tour, in support of his brand new album of the same title.

Start: April 22, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: UK Student Center- The Cats Den
Address:
404 South Limestone , Lexington, KY, United States

Outside the Spotlight: Fred Longberg-Holm/ Christoph Erb/ Michael Zerang at Rasdal Gallery

Fred Longberg-Holm is a jazz cellist known for his free improvisation, as well as being a session musician, producer and arranger.

Start: April 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: UK Student Center
Address:
404 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

The Northside Sheiks at Willie’s Locally Known

The Northside Sheiks hail from Lexington, and  play vintage blues and early R&B. Think Little Walter, Jimmy Reed, Howling Wolf, Little Willie John, etc. www.willieslex.com

Start: April 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

The Dustbowl Revival at Willie’s Locally Known

The Dustbowl Revival is a Venice, California-based roots collective that merges old school bluegrass, gospel, jug-band, swamp blues and the hot swing of the 1930’s. Known for their inspired live sets, the Dustbowl Revival boldly brings together many styles of traditional American music. Imagine Old Crow Medicine Show meeting Louis Armstrong’s Hot Seven Band in New Orleans or Bob Dylan …

Start: April 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Shueh-li/ Futurebum/ The Uncles at Natasha’s Bistro

Shueh-li is an Australian-born Singapore recording artist living in the U.S.A. Blending synths and theremin into a beautiful and mesmerizing sound that touches on her Eastern heritage while sounding like the future.  Futurebum is the solo project of Lexingtonian Tristin Morin. All dub, no step. The Uncles are the groove trio of Lex scene vets Uncle Dave Farris (drums), Uncle …

Start: April 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

April 23, 2014

Keeneland Spring Meet

The idyllic Lexington racetrack kicks off the 2014 spring racing season on Friday, April 4. Racing continues Wed. – Sun., through April 25. Gates open at 11 a.m.; post time for the first race is 1:05 p.m. Races are run approximately every half hour.

Start: April 23, 2014 11:00 am
End: April 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
Address:
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:
Cost: $5

Bourbon Tasting at Jefferson Davis Inn

A night of great bourbon, socializing, and food from the JDI kitchen. Includes hors d’oeuvres and featured bourbons: -Jefferson’s Reserve -Jefferson’s Ocean -Michter’s Sour Mash -Michter’s US 1 Bourbon -Eagle Rare 10 year -Blanton’s To sign up email jdi.vip.reservations@gmail.com, call 859-246-0202 or walk in on the 23rd (subject to availability).

Start: April 23, 2014 6:00 pm
End: April 23, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Jefferson Davis Inn Grille & Tavern
Address:
319 Cedar street , Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $25

Red Barn Radio: Marv Ashby at Artsplace

Marv’s aggressive flatpicking style and straight-ahead vocal arrangements propel his covers of tradition 70′s and 80′s bluegrass. www.redbarnradio.com

Start: April 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: April 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

Corey Kenton at Paulies Toasted Barrel

Corey Kenton is a popular local country act playing straight-ahead modern country music. www.pauliestoastedbarrel.com

Start: April 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Paulie's Toasted Barrel
Address:
517 W. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

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: April 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Rosie Flores/ KY Hoss Cats at Willie’s Locally Known

Rosie Flores is an Austin, TX musician with a qwirky rockabilly sound. Hoss Cats: Four on the floor era country music and western swing featuring: Brandon Bowlds, Danny Cecil, Roddy Puckett, Ray Smith, Tim Welch, Jesse Wells, and Ross Whitaker. www.willieslex.com

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

Dreamin’ Rovers/ Lucky Sunday at Al’s Bar

Lucky Sunday is an Indie/Pop/Rock band based out of Lexington. www.alsbarlexington.com 

Start: April 23, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Particle/ Freekbass at Cosmic Charlie’s

Particle is an L.A. based jam band  that reaches across genre lines. Particle are one of the foundational bands in Livetronica, mixing sequenced electronica into a live – jazz tinged – highly instrumental band. Their prog rock influences frequently peak out through the sequencing creating a vibe somewhere between Pink Floyd and drum and bass. “Despite growing up in the …

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

April 24, 2014 – April 27, 2014

Rolex Three-Day Event

The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event part of the FEI ClassicsTM, is the nation’s premier equestrian event, featuring the world’s best horses and riders vying for their share of $250,000 in prize money, as well as a shot at the $350,000 Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing. For further information: www.rk3de.org

Start: April 24, 2014
End: April 27, 2014
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, 40511

Loni Love at Comedy Off Broadway

Variety and Comedy Central both have named her among their Top 10 Comics to Watch, or Campus Activity magazine, which honored her as its Hot Comic for 2009. Her many television appearances include “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn,” “The Best Damn Sports Show Period,” VH1′s “I Love the 70′s/80′s/90′s,” “Vh1′s The Great …

Date: April 24, 2014
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12-$24

Keeneland Spring Meet

The idyllic Lexington racetrack kicks off the 2014 spring racing season on Friday, April 4. Racing continues Wed. – Sun., through April 25. Gates open at 11 a.m.; post time for the first race is 1:05 p.m. Races are run approximately every half hour.

Start: April 24, 2014 11:00 am
End: April 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Keeneland
Address:
4201 Versailles Road, Select a Country:
Cost: $5

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

PALEFACE at Willie’s Locally Known

Paleface is an American musician and artist currently on tour as a high-energy folk rock band and has released over a dozen records including two major label releases, and he’s collaborated and performed on three albums by The Avett Brothers. Paleface has influenced and inspired a wide range of musical acts, from electro-popsters YACHT, to Grammy Award recipients Kimya Dawson,  …

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

The Other Brothers at Parlay Social

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

Start: April 24, 2014 8:00 pm
End: April 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Grayson Jenkins at Henry Clay’s Public House

Singer/songwriter and Lexington transplant playing multi-genre acoustic music every Thursday night at Henry’s. www.henryclayspublichouse.com

Start: April 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States

Harpeth Rising at Natasha’s Bistro

Billed as an “American Sensation” by WSM 650, this group of young classically trained musicians is making an impact wherever they play. The quartet brings an exciting and distinctive sound to the Americana genre. With a banjo and fiddle, you might think they’re traditional bluegrass, but think again: cello and hand drum round out the group, creating a truly new …

Start: April 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: April 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $7

Warren Byrom/ Joel Henderson/ Forty-Gallon Baptists at Al’s Bar

Lexington music scene veteran Warren Byrom plays his own brand of americana. The Forty Gallon Baptists are a 9-piece band from Louisville playing a blend of country, rock, gospel. www.alsbarlexington.com

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