Upcoming Events

September 22, 2014

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour: Las Cafeteras/ Fullset at the Lyric Theatre

LAS CAFETERAS combines the vibrant energy of Son Jarocho music with an edgy LA-alternative sound & political message. Their pounding Afro-Mexican rhythms, stomping zapateado dancing, & uplifting lyrics tell stories of everyday people searching for love & fighting for justice in the concrete jungle. This alt-son group re-mixes traditional sounds, adding Afro-Carribean marimbol, Native American drum & flute, cajon, hip …

Start: September 22, 2014 6:45 pm
End: September 22, 2014 8:15 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508

Open Mic with Coralee at Willie’s Locally Known

Willlie’s Locally Known hosts their weekly open mic series with Coralee. 

Start: September 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 22, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , 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: September 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

September 23, 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: September 23, 2014 7:00 am
End: September 23, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: South Broadway & Maxwell
Address:
South Broadway & Maxwell, KY, United States

Balagula Theatre: “Drinking In America” at the Farish Theater

  “Drinking in America” looks at what turns people on – alcohol, drugs, sex, power – and savagely dissects their willing intoxication. The result is a blisteringly funny series of monologues, portraits of people who have gotten high on hedonism being peddled as the American dream. ”Drinking in America” is a wild, nightmarish ride through an America where success can excuse a lot of …

Start: September 23, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 23, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Recycled Percussion at Norton Center for The Arts

  Straight from the Las Vegas strip and smash hit performances on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” Recycled Percussion is taking the Newlin Hall stage by storm, defining a new genre of music called ‘Junk Rock’ by making catchy beats on bizarre, everyday objects.  Formed in 1995 by band leader Justin Spencer, Recycled Percussion combines extreme percussion, engaging humor and extraordinary …

Start: September 23, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 23, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Norton Center for the Arts
Address:
625 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, United States

Service Industry Night: Lavon Musk at Cosmic Charlie’s

Featuring an all vinyl set by DJ Lavon Musk and drink specials. www.cosmic-charlies.com   

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

September 24, 2014

Red Barn Radio: Fred Keams and Nizhoni’ Sky at Artsplace

A band combining ancient melodies combined with the rhythms and sounds of the modern world, centered around the Native American flute stylings of Fred Keams.  www.redbarnradio.com 

Start: September 24, 2014 8:00 am
End: September 24, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Artsplace
Phone: (859) 255-2951
Address:
161 Mill St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

‘Street Tested: Kentucky Grafitti Artists’ Talk with Andrew Hem

This exhibition features tags, illustrations and writing by five graffiti artists from Kentucky, and this evening’s program will include a talk with artist Andrew Hem.  

Start: September 24, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 24, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
Address:
251 W. Second St., Lexington, KY, United States

On The Verge: “Much Ado” at Central Christian Church

What happens when you take twelve stellar actors, one beloved Shakespeare script and a Verge point of view, shake them up and turn them loose in a hundred year old downtown church? Much ado. Newly-elected senator Don Peter, hot off the campaign trail, takes a break at the home of wealthy supporter, Leo. With him comes an unruly entourage – …

Start: September 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Central Christian Church
Address:
205 East Short Street, Lexington, KY

Balagula Theatre: “Drinking In America” at the Farish Theater

  “Drinking in America” looks at what turns people on – alcohol, drugs, sex, power – and savagely dissects their willing intoxication. The result is a blisteringly funny series of monologues, portraits of people who have gotten high on hedonism being peddled as the American dream. ”Drinking in America” is a wild, nightmarish ride through an America where success can excuse a lot of …

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

Rose Goddard International Film Festival at the Kentucky Theatre

September 10 - Last Year at Marienbad (L’Année dernière à Marienbad) (1961) The Rosa Goddard International Film Festival kicks off with this confounding and visually stunning French masterpiece, directed by Alain Resnais, which explores the nature of film, memory, and reality.  The film will show on Wednesday, September 10th at 7pm in the Kentucky Theater. Tickets cost $6.  More information can be found on Facebookor at sqecial.com. …

Start: September 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

Martin Harley Band at Willie’s Locally Known

  Martin Harley is a  talented guitarist, singer and songwriter frontingh the highly praised UK-based acoustic trio The Martin Harley Band. Martin’s new album MOJO FIX was recorded in Texas and is released in the UK in February 2013. Mojo Fix comes on the heels of four critically celebrated albums, years of touring and countless festivals that have built Martin …

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

Tim Shelton at Natasha’s Bistro

Tim Shelton is a singer-songwriter whose vocal style encompasses Country, Bluegrass and Folk. Shelton co-founded Bluegrass group, NewFound Road. He’s known for his flexible, smooth timbre reminiscent of Tim O’Brien and heartfelt songwriting. www.beetnik.com 

Start: September 24, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $8

Aqueos at Cosmic Charlie’s

Aqueous is a genre melting, funk-tastic groove/rock band known for bringing high energy to the stage. The songs themselves are adventurous, smartly composed, inventive, and exuberant. The improv sections add immensely to the experience, as Aqueous heads off in directions heretofore unknown and previously unexplored. www.cosmic-charlies.com 

Start: September 24, 2014 10:00 pm
End: September 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Jordan English at Tin Roof

Featuring Lexington soul/pop singer Jordan English on the Tin Roof stage and weekly drink specials. www.tinroofbars.com 

Start: September 24, 2014 11:55 pm
End: September 24, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

September 25, 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: September 25, 2014 7:00 am
End: September 25, 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: September 25, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Balagula Theatre: “Drinking In America” at the Farish Theater

  “Drinking in America” looks at what turns people on – alcohol, drugs, sex, power – and savagely dissects their willing intoxication. The result is a blisteringly funny series of monologues, portraits of people who have gotten high on hedonism being peddled as the American dream. ”Drinking in America” is a wild, nightmarish ride through an America where success can excuse a lot of …

Start: September 25, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

“Raising Ms. President” Screening at the Kentucky Theatre

This 60-minute documentary explores some of the reasons women don’t run for office, and uncovers where political ambition begins. The film was written and directed by Lexington native Kiley Lane Parker. She will be joined by a Panel of Powerhouse Women ready to encourage and inspire the audience to reach for the stars.  Partners include Friends of the Kentucky, Lexington …

Start: September 25, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Theater
Phone: (859) 231-6997
Address:
214 East Main St., Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

Heywood Banks at Comedy Off Broadway

Equal parts genius and buffoon, this songwriter-comic-singer-poet-musician has become a cult hero and a pop icon, with a show that appeals to college students, stoners, businessmen, yuppies, rednecks, punks, kids or your grandmother. Heywood intersperses his humorous observations of life with twisted, inventive, bizarre songs, sung and played in a variety of styles, from folk, to country to rock to …

Start: September 25, 2014 7:15 pm
End: September 25, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $20

Shivering Timbers at Willie’s Locally Known

   Shivering Timbers, began with the husband-and-wife team of Jayson and Sarah Benn writing and performing songs to entertain their infant daughter. The Benns wound up playing some of those songs at Dan Auerbach’s 30th birthday party, and The Black Keys guitarist ended up producing 2010′s “We All Started In The Same Place”, the couple’s debut album as Shivering Timbers. …

Start: September 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY

Randy Rogers Band at Buster’s

The Randy Rogers Band has now been around long enough to serve as an influence to a new generation of Texas country artists.The band which formed in San Marcos is the lone act among the vanguard of the Texas-Red Dirt scene to remain intact from a personnel level for over a decade. Take into consideration the insanely consistent high-quality of …

Start: September 25, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $14-$17

Jollett Hollow at Natasha’s Bistro

Jollett Hollow is the brain child of Jesse Taylor. The music represents his life story from his family’s origins in the hills of Virgina. Jollett Hollow combines the power of a rock band with the folk sense of a singer-songwriter. www.beetnik.com 

Start: September 25, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $6

Final Thursday with the Soul Ravers at Al’s Bar

Local multi-genre band Soul Ravers will host a night of music featuring members of Payback, Big Fresh, and Tall Boys. Soul Ravers are: Willie Eames : GuitarSteve Cherry : BassFarhad Rezaei : OrganDavid Farris : Drums www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: September 25, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

September 26, 2014

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. Note the new location: Beaumont Centre Liquor Barn will host the event through the end of the fall 2014 season! Food trucks will generally be open from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. …

Start: September 26, 2014 11:00 am
End: September 26, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Beaumont Liquor Barn
Address:
921 Beaumont Centre Pkwy, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: free

On The Verge: “Much Ado” at Central Christian Church

What happens when you take twelve stellar actors, one beloved Shakespeare script and a Verge point of view, shake them up and turn them loose in a hundred year old downtown church? Much ado. Newly-elected senator Don Peter, hot off the campaign trail, takes a break at the home of wealthy supporter, Leo. With him comes an unruly entourage – …

Start: September 26, 2014 7:00 pm
End: September 26, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Central Christian Church
Address:
205 East Short Street, Lexington, KY

Heywood Banks at Comedy Off Broadway

Equal parts genius and buffoon, this songwriter-comic-singer-poet-musician has become a cult hero and a pop icon, with a show that appeals to college students, stoners, businessmen, yuppies, rednecks, punks, kids or your grandmother. Heywood intersperses his humorous observations of life with twisted, inventive, bizarre songs, sung and played in a variety of styles, from folk, to country to rock to …

Start: September 26, 2014 7:15 pm
End: September 26, 2014 7:15 pm
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $12 - $20

Brian Owens/ Ryan Dillaha and The Miracle/ The Appleseed Collective at Willie’s Locally Known

Drawing inspiration heavily from the masters of soul music, Brian Owens is making a name for himself in the contemporary soul music scene. Ryan Dillaha and the Miracle Men play music they call ‘Detroit Americana’ ala soulful folk rock and roll. Mix the Hot Club of Paris with the sweaty soul of Dixieland, a couple blades of bluegrass, a pinch of …

Start: September 26, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States

Corey Smith at Buster’s

Corey Smith has his own brand of progressive country that comes from his upbringing in Jefferson, GA. www.bustersbb.com

Start: September 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: September 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Buster's Billiards & Backroom
Phone: (859) 368-8871
Address:
899 Manchester Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20/$25