Upcoming Events

December 22, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 22, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

Film Screening: “One Magic Christmas” at the Farish Theatre

Kentucky’s own Harry Dean Stanton stars as an angel who must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It’s not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.

Start: December 22, 2014 6:00 pm
End: December 22, 2014 7:45 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

Open Mic Night with Coralee

Each monday night through the month of January, Coralee of Coralee and the Townies will host an open mic night at Willie’s Locally Known.

Start: December 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 22, 2014 11:55 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: December 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 22, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

A Christmas Trio (Kim, Seth and Rachael) at Sidebar

 A Christmas-themed music show featuring Kim Smith and Seth Murphy (Bear Medicine) and Rachael Yanarella (Ancient Warfare, Oh My Me), performing Christmas carols, excerpts from the Nutcracker and the Messiah.    

Start: December 22, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Sidebar Grill
Address:
147 North Lime, Lexington, KY

December 23, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 23, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

Film Screening: “A Christmas Story” at the Farish Theatre

Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s in this Christmas classic.

Start: December 23, 2014 6:00 pm
End: December 23, 2014 7:45 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

The Northside Sheiks at Henry Clay’s Public House

Local favorites The Northside Sheiks bring the old school blues and RnB love to their new home at Henry Clay Public House every Tuesday at 8:00pm. An all-star cast featuring musicians Lee Carrol, Robby Cosenza, Smith Donaldson, Willie Eames and Ray Smith. www.henryclayspublichouse.com 

Start: December 23, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Pub
Address:
112 N. Upper St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Montego w/ The Affect/ Tommy Mizzla at Al’s Bar

Montego brings tracks from the ‘Mindful Beatkeeper’ EP and some brand new material to the Al’s stage. Support from The Affect & Tommy Mizzla. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: December 23, 2014 9:30 pm
End: December 23, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, 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: December 23, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 23, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States

December 24, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 24, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 24, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

December 25, 2014

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 25, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

XXX- Mas Bash feat. Adaboi/ Panda/ Ghostwork/ Maserati Fresh at Cosmic Charlie’s

  A collection of electronic and DJ acts.  www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: December 25, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 25, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $7

December 26, 2014

Mike Armstrong at Comedy Off Broadway

Mike Armstrong is known as the crazy ex-cop from Louisville on the Bob & Tom show.  Friday    8:00pm               $12.00 Saturday  7:15pm & 9:45pm      $14.00 www.comedyoffbroadway.com   

Date: December 26, 2014
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 26, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

Candlelight Open House Tour at Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate

A guided, candlelit tour of the inside of Ashland: The Henry Clay House, decorated in a star-spangled holiday theme. Admission includes holiday refreshments. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ashland: The Henry Clay House, 120 Sycamore Rd. (859) 266-8581.  www.henryclay.org.

Start: December 26, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 26, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Henry Clay Estate
Address:
120 Sycamore Road, Lexington , KY, United States

The Bourbon Classic Christmas Party at The Livery

A Lexington holiday tradition, this Christmas fundraising throwdown is co-sponsored by the Junior League of Lexington.  All proceeds will go to support Surgery on Sunday Inc. Cocktails provided by Four Roses, Country Boy, Boteco Vodka, and Espirito XVI.  Dj stylings of Gary Klass as well as live jams compliments of Black Cat Cadillac.  Light appetizers will be provided , with a food truck on …

Start: December 26, 2014 8:30 pm
End: December 26, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: The Livery
Address:
238 E. Main St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $45

Nick Stump’s Blues All-Stars at Natasha’s Bistro

Nick Stump returns to Natasha’s for a night of blues and original music featuring an All-Star band.  Nick Stump’s songs have been called “the most literate songwriting since Kris Kristofferson” by Blues Access Magazine. His song “Deep Mine Blues” has been on two Grammy nominated albums. www.beetnik.com

Start: December 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $9

Dr. Paul Tape Release Party at Al’s Bar (with Hair Things, Skillet, Trailblazer)

A release show and party for Dr. Paul’s new release “First Four Tears” featuring a full band consisting of Idiot Glee, Street Gnar, Trailblazer, and Jamie Adkins. Also appearing, Hair Things, Skillet, and Trailblazer. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: December 26, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

See Alice at Parlay Social

A Lexington rock band. www.parlaysocial.com

Start: December 26, 2014 9:30 pm
End: December 26, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Heady Ruxpin/ DJ Spellbinder at Cosmic Charlie’s

Heady Ruxpin is a DJ and live with a love of glitch, dubstep, and bright colors. DJ Spellbinder is a very unique and avant-garde DJ, mixing and spinning beats and remixes. www.cosmic-charlies.com   

Start: December 26, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

December 27, 2014

Mike Armstrong at Comedy Off Broadway

Mike Armstrong is known as the crazy ex-cop from Louisville on the Bob & Tom show.  Friday    8:00pm               $12.00 Saturday  7:15pm & 9:45pm      $14.00 www.comedyoffbroadway.com   

Date: December 27, 2014
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States

Kentucky Ballet Theatre: “The Night Before Christmas”

Kentucky Ballet Theatre will bring the Night Before Christmas to the Lexington Opera House stage. Artistic Director Norbe Risco first created this ballet in 2012 with an attempt to revive the classic poem and offer a new holiday ballet option, instead of the annual “Nutcracker.” Norbe Risco and local actor/director Ross Carter wrote the story for the ballet keeping with …

Start: December 27, 2014 8:00 am
End: December 27, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20-35

Southern Lights at The Kentucky Horse Park

Nov. 21-Dec. 31. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents the annual festival of lights Southern Lights, a greatly anticipated holiday tradition for families all across Kentucky. Featuring more than 4 miles of Christmas lights and holiday displays along a driven route, as well as indoor activities that include local crafts, model trains and mini train rides, visits with Santa, to the …

Start: December 27, 2014 5:30 pm
End: December 27, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Kentucky Horse Park
Address:
3785 Campground Road, Lexington, KY, United States

Coralee and The Townies at Willie’s Locally Known

Coralee and the Townies are a Lexington, Kentucky based band of a genre they’ve self-defined as HONKY TONK SOUL. And it’s a fitting description, as the sextet whoops and weeps with traditional authenticity and contemporary energy, with Coralee’s husky vocals front and center and the Townies providing a righteous, raucous rootenanny soundtrack around her. They just released their debut album, ‘Criminal …

Start: December 27, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 27, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $5

Honeychild at Natasha’s Bistro

Sloo Promotions presents “A Night Out” with Lexington’s hot new Neo-Soul/R&B band Honeychild playing a smooth selection of your favorite hits from the 80′s to the present. Discounted advance tickets available through the band. Call (859)433-0491 for advance discount ticket info. Advance Tickets: $10. www.beetnik.com

Start: December 27, 2014 9:00 pm
End: December 27, 2014 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10 - $15

Boogie G & The Titanics at Parlay Social

A funk/rock/soul powerhouse trio from Lexington, consisting of guitar whiz Dan Trisko, singer and bassist George Burdette, and drummer Steve Lewis.   www.parlaysocial.com    

Start: December 27, 2014 9:30 pm
End: December 27, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Parlay Social
Phone: (859) 244-1932
Address:
257 West Short Street, Lexington, KY, United States

Freekbass at Cosmic Charlie’s

Despite growing up in the same Cincinnati/Dayton funk hotbed that produced James Brown’s pioneering King Records catalog and Bootsy Collins and the Ohio Players, he’s produced a 21st century style over the course of six releases that meshes traditional elements of funk with decidedly more modern soundscapes. Determined not to become a one-act show, he also plans to explore new …

Start: December 27, 2014 10:00 pm
End: December 27, 2014 11:55 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $8

DJ Jamples at Tin Roof

With a deep rooted love of R&B and hip-hop, DJ Jamples focuses on well-timed bass drops and groove sustainability. Jamples high-fives your eardrums with undeniable rhythm and range, mixing in everything from your favorite 90s rap to dance floor ready electronica.  www.tinroofbars.com

Start: December 27, 2014 10:30 pm
End: December 27, 2014 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

December 28, 2014

Kentucky Ballet Theatre: “The Night Before Christmas”

Kentucky Ballet Theatre will bring the Night Before Christmas to the Lexington Opera House stage. Artistic Director Norbe Risco first created this ballet in 2012 with an attempt to revive the classic poem and offer a new holiday ballet option, instead of the annual “Nutcracker.” Norbe Risco and local actor/director Ross Carter wrote the story for the ballet keeping with …

Start: December 28, 2014 8:00 am
End: December 28, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Lexington Opera House
Phone: (859) 233-4567
Address:
401 W. Short St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $20-35