Upcoming Events

July 30, 2015

Greg Warren at Comedy Off Broadway

Greg Warren, most recently seen on “Comedy Central Presents”, “The Late Late Show” and “Last Comic Standing”, has been building a strong fan base around the country with his act inspired by stories from his Midwestern upbringing. His newly released CD “One Star Wonder” (Comedy Central Records) hit the ground running as #6 in iTunes TOP Comedy Albums (June 2009) …

Date: July 30, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $9 - $17

Free Music at Thursday Night Live

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the popular outdoor summer concert series Thursday Night Live. Featuring local artists in a variety of musical styles, food and beer vendors and free admission, each week benefits a different non-profit organization. APRIL 2 – AUGUST 27 – 4:30pm – 9:00pm SEPTEMBER 3 – OCTOBER 22 – 4:30pm – 7:30pm June 4: The …

Start: July 30, 2015 4:30 pm
End: July 30, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: 5/3 Pavilion at Cheapside Park
Address:
Cheapside Street, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Classic Films at the Farish Theatre: “Brazil”

Terry Gilliam’s visionary Orwellian fantasy is an audacious dark comedy, filled with strange, imaginative visuals. Starring Jonathan Pryce, Michael Palin and Robert De Niro.

Start: July 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Farish Theatre (Central Library)
Address:
140 East Main St., Lexington, KY, United States

WRFl Sunburn Concert Series: Italian Beaches at Al’s Bar

WRFL and Al’s Bar are pleased to announce the arrival of the WRFL Sunburn Series, a concert series exhibiting some of Lexington’s musical talent. The Sunburn Series happens on Thursdays throughout the summer from 7 to 9 PM at the Al’s Bar patio. Each week, a local artist will perform a one-hour set with a WRFL DJ opening each show. …

Start: July 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: Free

Maggie Lander at Molly Brooke’s Irish Bar

Lexington singer and songwriter Maggie Lander will play a solo acoustic set consisting of her original songs and choice covers.  

Start: July 30, 2015 8:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Molly Brook's Irish Bar
Phone: (859) 420 - 5792
Address:
109 N. Limestone, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States

July 30, 2015 – August 2, 2015

Summerfest: “The Comedy of Errors” at Moondance Ampitheatre

Throughout July, the MoonDance Amphitheater will be stage to Kentucky Conservatory Theatre’s Summerfest, which will feature the Shakepeare play”The Comedy of Errors.” Twin masters Antipholus and Antipholus and their twin servants Dromio and Dromio, separated at birth and each unknown to the other, just happen to end up in the same town on the same day. What ensues is an …

Start: July 30, 2015 8:30 pm
End: August 2, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

July 30, 2015 – August 2, 2015

Ballet Under The Stars at Woodland Park

The 26th annual Ballet Under the Stars show will be held, as usual, in Woodland Park. Admission is $5 and free for children aged 3 and below. Audience members are encouraged to bring picnic blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic, although some food will be sold onsite. This year’s pre-show youth production (“Princess Vignettes II”) will usher in the main …

Start: July 30, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Woodland Park
Address:
Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: 5

Damage Therapy/ Zen Highway/ Powell at Al’s Bar

Damage Therapy is a deep psychedelic rock & roll group from Lexington. Zen Highway’s live show features a wildly diverse blend of some of the best songs in contemporary music, ranging from 60s and 70s folk and rock classics, to 90s favorites from grunge and alternative greats. www.alsbarlexington.com

Start: July 30, 2015 10:00 pm
End: July 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Al's Bar
Address:
601 North Limestone, Lexington, KY, United States

Kris Hitchcock at Tin Roof

Kris Hitchcock and Small Town Son are a Michigan-based modern country/rock band. www.tinroofbars.com

Start: July 30, 2015 10:30 pm
End: July 30, 2015 10:30 pm
Venue: Tin Roof
Address:
303 S. Limestone, Lexington, United States

July 31, 2015

Greg Warren at Comedy Off Broadway

Greg Warren, most recently seen on “Comedy Central Presents”, “The Late Late Show” and “Last Comic Standing”, has been building a strong fan base around the country with his act inspired by stories from his Midwestern upbringing. His newly released CD “One Star Wonder” (Comedy Central Records) hit the ground running as #6 in iTunes TOP Comedy Albums (June 2009) …

Date: July 31, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $9 - $17

The Market 301

Join local Lexington vendors on Friday, from 6-10 PM or Saturday, from 11-3 PM for a two day shopping extravaganza.  Market 301 will be moving to a new space (inside..rain free zone) on Jefferson Street between 2nd and 3rd ST (right beside the Apiary on the 2nd floor).   July Vendors: Thirsty Hearts Design Henry Dry Goods Stella Bella Boutique Blue …

Date: July 31, 2015
Venue: Market 301
Address:
Jefferson Street

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: July 31, 2015 5:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

The Greatest of These/ Rooster’s Crow/ The Slams, etc at The Paddy Wagon

A night of local and regional americana, rock and roots acts on the deck of Richmond’s Paddy Wagon.   

Start: July 31, 2015 6:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: The Paddy Wagon
Address:
150 East Main Street, Richmond, KY, United States

July 31, 2015 – September 4, 2015

Summer Nights In Suburbia Concert Series at MoonDance Ampitheatre

Friday nights through September 4; 7 p.m. The summer concert series “Summer Nights in Suburbia” will showcase local and regional talent from a wide variety of genres, from blues to jazz to indie rock.   www.moondancelex.com June 5: The Johnson Brothers June 12: C the Beat June 19: New Country Rehab June 26: Frank Sollivan & Dirty Kitchen August 7: The …

Start: July 31, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 4, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

Fro-Jo’s Summer Friday Concert Series

Fro-Jo’s Yogurt & Coffee hosts a summer music series featuring free live music in their Lexington Green parking lot on Fridays in July and August. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy free live music with family and friends.  

Start: July 31, 2015 8:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Fro-Jo's Frozen Yogurt
Address:
192 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington , KY, United States
Cost: Free

Fountain Films on Fridays: “Zoolander” at Triangle Park

 Free movies are shown on an inflatable screen at this annual series organized by the Downtown Lexington Corporation. The films chosen are a mix of contemporary and classic with a broad, family-friendly appeal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.  Movies Start at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.), with pre-show activities starting earlier in the evening. www.downtownlex.com/fountain-films-on-friday

Start: July 31, 2015 8:45 pm
End: July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Lexington, KY

Dirtbag/ Bombs/ The Cloth at Green Lantern

Featuring Lexington slow-bangers Dirtbags, Philadelphia punk grunge noise rock from The Cloth, and local beats from Bombs.   

Start: July 31, 2015 9:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Green Lantern
Address:
497 W. Third St., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

Same As It Ever Was at Cosmic Charlie’s

This 7-piece outfit of Knoxville musicians came together out of their mutual love and respect for the music of the Talking Heads in the summer of 2004 and have not looked back since. Over the years the band has performed extensively, and now nearly have the entire Talking Heads catalog at their fingertips; They bring the excitement and energy of …

Start: July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
End: July 31, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $10

August 1, 2015

Greg Warren at Comedy Off Broadway

Greg Warren, most recently seen on “Comedy Central Presents”, “The Late Late Show” and “Last Comic Standing”, has been building a strong fan base around the country with his act inspired by stories from his Midwestern upbringing. His newly released CD “One Star Wonder” (Comedy Central Records) hit the ground running as #6 in iTunes TOP Comedy Albums (June 2009) …

Date: August 1, 2015
Venue: Comedy Off Broadway
Address:
161 Lexington Green Circle, #C4, Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $9 - $17

The Market 301

Join local Lexington vendors on Friday, from 6-10 PM or Saturday, from 11-3 PM for a two day shopping extravaganza.  Market 301 will be moving to a new space (inside..rain free zone) on Jefferson Street between 2nd and 3rd ST (right beside the Apiary on the 2nd floor).   July Vendors: Thirsty Hearts Design Henry Dry Goods Stella Bella Boutique Blue …

Date: August 1, 2015
Venue: Market 301
Address:
Jefferson Street

The Shaker Village Craft Series

This year’s Shaker Village Craft Fair will boast an assortment of crafts, including exceptional pottery, jewelry, glassware, woven rugs, needlecraft, basketry, leather goods, floral design and Shaker reproductions. The Craft Fair is one of the Kentucky’s premier craft events and attracts the elite among regional artisans, as well as up-and-coming new artists. Time to be announced. Visit www.shakervillageky.org for more …

Start: August 1, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 1, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

Happy Hour on the Lawn at Shaker Village

Every Friday and Saturday night, The Trustees’ Table Lawn at Shaker Village will feature live music around the fire pits with specialty cocktails and drinks at happy hour prices. Regular dinner and beverage menus available outside, along with marshmallow roast and kids’ games. No admission required for Happy Hour on the Lawn activities. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Live Music (schedule below, …

Start: August 1, 2015 5:00 pm
End: August 1, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill
Phone: (859) 734-1545
Address:
3501 Lexington Road , Harrodsburg, KY, United States

The Bats at Natasha’s Bistro

Bringing together the seven diverse talents known as The Bats have netted a genre that can best be described as cabaret meets rock and roll… and everything in between. The five meddlesome women and two foolhardy men of this distinctive group embrace musical styles ranging from goofy to poignant. www.beetnik.com Reservations by phone only at 859-259-2754.

Start: August 1, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 1, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Natasha's Bistro & Bar
Phone: (859) 259-2754
Address:
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY, 40507, United States
Cost: $10

Jovontaes/ Daryl Strawberry/ Warm Deltas at Best Friend Bar

Daryl Strawberry is an “out there” electronic artists from Lexington.  Pull from far-flung psych and punk grit, wrap it in a slightly retro and mystical package, and you get Lexington’s own Jovontaes.  

Start: August 1, 2015 10:00 pm
End: August 1, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Best Friends Bar
Address:
500 E. Euclid , Lexington, KY

Captain Midnight Band at Cosmic Charlie’s

The Captain Midnight Band creates “Water Bed Rock & Roll” for the mind, booty, and soul. Crunchy rock guitar, soaring vocal harmonies, and thick R&B grooves create a sonic landscape for the band’s suggestive, Sci-Fi imagery and improvisational interplay. www.cosmic-charlies.com

Start: August 1, 2015 10:00 pm
End: August 1, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Cosmic Charlie's
Phone: (859) 309-9499
Address:
388 Woodland Ave., Lexington, KY, United States
Cost: $5

August 2, 2015

Tunes in the Vines Concert Series at Equus Run Vineyards

This free, weekly event features local artists at the Event Patio Barn at Equus Run. Guests are invited to bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blankets. www.equusrunvineyards.com June 7: Yesteryear June 14: Bridge 19 June 21: Lisa Raymond June 28: Triage July 5: Big Fat Liars July 12: Soljam July 19: RockSteady July 26: TDH4 August 2: Barry Frazee …

Start: August 2, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 2, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Moondance Amphitheater
Address:
1152 Monarch Street, Lexington , KY, United States

Pulse/ Smiling Politely at Willie’s Locally Known

Pulse is a Lexington rock band. Smiling Politely offers heavier rock fare, hailing from Minneapolis.  www.willieslex.com 

Start: August 2, 2015 8:00 pm
End: August 2, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Willie's Locally Known
Address:
805 North Broadway Road , Lexington, KY, 40508 , United States
Cost: $5

Beat Awfuls/ Pop Empire/ Nerd Rage at Best Friend Bar

Beat Awfuls are lo-fi indie punk. Pop Empire is a Psych-rock from Cincinnati.  Nerd Rage plays local grind punk.

Start: August 2, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 2, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Best Friend Bar
Phone: (859) 309-1682
Address:
500 East Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY, 40502, United States
Cost: $5

August 3, 2015

WoodSongs: The Spinney Brothers/ Roy Bookbinder at The Lyric Theatre

THE SPINNEY BROTHERS are based in Canada and heralded all over North America as champions of traditional bluegrass music, touring in support of their new CD, Tried & True.  Allan & Rick Spinney, who still call Nova Scotia home, are known for their heartfelt, brother duet vocals.  The siblings record for Mountain Fever Records in Willis, Virginia. They are coming …

Start: August 3, 2015 6:45 pm
End: August 3, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Address:
300 E Third Street, Lexington, 40508
Cost: $10

Tee Dee Young Band at Tee Dee’s Blues Club

Award-winning Lexington blues guitar aficionado Tee Dee Young and a rotating cast of guest musicians rock the longstanding jazz and blues club Tee Dee’s every Monday night – you never know who might step up to join the stage!    

Start: August 3, 2015 9:00 pm
End: August 3, 2015 11:00 pm
Venue: Tee Dee's Blues & Jazz Club
Address:
Elm Tree & Second St., Lexington , KY, United States
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