Welcome to this week's Ace Picks for Lexington, Kentucky — Ace’s highly curated and selective to do list for the next eight days in the bluegrass (also delivered to your inbox every Thursday morning via the Ace e-dition click here to subscribe.) For the full Lexington events calendar, click here. THURSDAY NOVEMBER 8, 2012 Council Member Tom Blues is retiring and the Georgetown Street area neighborhood association is throwing a send off. Tonight is the preview for the Junior League's Holly Days Market at the Kentucky Horse Park. For something completely different, Ford Theatre Reunion plays at Green Lantern. Land of Tomorrow presents F Utility. Opening reception at 6 pm. If you're having a case of political withdrawal post-election, Actors Guild's production of David Mamet's November continues this weekend. And the Carnegie Center hosts a literary evening, in celebration of To Kill a Mockingbird. SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2012 Lexington Legends are hosting a rummage sale. The Kentucky Book Fair is today in Frankfort. The bands featured on Lexington's 10 in 20 recording project play tonight at Cosmic Charlie's, prior to the album release next week. SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2012 The Lexington Jewish Film Series continues at UK with Gruber's Journey. The Bluegrass BurlExpo Burlesque Showcase is at Buster's tonight. MONDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2012 Tonight's Woodsongs at the Kentucky Theatre is Matthew Ryan, Elizabeth Mitchell. TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2012 Troubadour presents Glen Campbell at the Lexington Opera House. We hope he plays "Galveston," one of the greatest anti-war songs ever. For a very different musical experience, the Led Zeppelin concert film, Celebration Day, is playing tonight at Cinemark Fayette Mall. WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2012 Lexington's Salvation Army Christmas Breakfast and Red Kettle kickoff gets going for early birds at 7:30 am. November's Art After Hours is at the UK Art Museum. Lindsey Buckingham performs at Lexington Opera House. THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15, 2012 SCAPA presents The Elephant Man at Lexington's Downtown Arts Center. Caroline Rhea performs at Comedy Off Broadway. Lexington Catholic and Sayre School team up for Empty Bowls. The Paul K "biopic" premieres at the Kentucky Theatre, music after at the State Theatre, The Night of Hope at Lexington Opera House benefits the Hope Center. Ace Picks and calendar recommendations for Lexington are compiled from the Ace Calendar Lexington, KY calendar by Mic Hardman, with Chris Snider. Click to submit.
GIGS and CONCERTS Lexington, Kentucky Live Music and Venue Listings NOVEMBER 8 - NOVEMBER 15, 2012 THURSDAY NOVEMBER 8 Casey James Prestwood and the Burning Angels 9 pm, Al’s Bar Simo | Sundown Service 10 pm, Cosmic Charlie’s Ford Theater Reunion | Blind Corn Liquor Pickers 8 pm, Green Lantern King’s Ransom 8 pm, Henry Clay’s Public House Jamey Aebersold Quartet 7 pm, Lexington Central Library Buffy Lawson 6 pm; Blue Mother Tupelo 9 pm, Natasha’s Girls, Guns and Glory 8 pm, Parlay Social Who is BC? 10.30 pm, Tin Roof FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9 C2 | Sweet Ray Laurel | Yellow Dog Jazz Band 9 pm, Al’s Bar Ben Lacy 9.30 pm, Bigg Blue Martini Reckless Kelly 9 pm, Buster’s Roster McCabe | The Adam Ezra Group 8 pm, Cosmic Charlie’s Tallboys | Suede Brothers, Green Lantern Boot Legg 9 pm, Henry Clay’s Public House Six Time Losers 10.30 pm, Lynagh’s Kelly Richey 9 pm, Natasha’s Domino 10 pm, O’Neill’s Superfecta 9.30 pm, Parlay Social Chip McGuire 10.30 pm, Tin Roof Very Garcia Band | NewTown 8 pm, Willie’s Locally Known SATURDAY NOVEMBER 10 Blind Corn Liquor Pickers 10 pm, Al’s Bar Owen Grise 9.30 pm, Bigg Blue Martini 10 in 20 Record Release Party 10 pm, Cosmic Charlie’s George Crooney | Hospital Garden | Canoes | Hey Driver, Green Lantern Cadillac Church 10 pm, Henry Clay’s Public House Krank Daddies 10.30 pm, Lynagh’s Bruce Lewis 8 pm, Natasha's Domino 10 pm, O’Neill’s Superfecta 9.30 pm, Parlay Social The Bloodroots Barter | Mitch Barrett 7 pm, Willie’s Locally Known SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11 Bluegrass BurlExpo Burlesque Showcase 9 pm, Buster’s The Tall Boys 10 pm, Lynagh’s Lucy Wainwright Roche & Lindsay Fuller 7 pm, Natasha’s Grayson Capps 7 pm, Willie’s Locally Known MONDAY NOVEMBER 12 Matthew Ryan, Elizabeth Mitchell 6.45 pm, Woodsongs, Kentucky Theatre Eliza Rickman 9 pm, Natasha’s TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13 Glen Campbell 7.30 pm, Opera House Electric Jam-Bluegrass Funk Cooperative 8 pm, Henry Clay’s Public House Shane Tutmarc and Little Bandit 8 pm Natasha's WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 14 Bret Mosley 8.30 pm, Al’s Bar Hickory Robot 7 pm, Red Barn Radio, ArtsPlace Signal Path 10 pm, Cosmic Charlie’s Farewell Drifters 9 pm, Natasha’s Lindsey Buckingham 7.30 pm, Opera House THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15 Slagsmiths | Garland Buckeye | Jivehounds, Green Lantern Chris Campbell 8 pm, Henry Clay’s Public House James McMurtry 8 pm, Natasha’s Charity 10.30 pm, Tin Roof MATUTO 7 pm, Willie’s Locally Known VENUES Al`s Bar 601 Limestone St 859.252.9104 ArtsPlace 161 N. Mill Street The Attic Bar 2628 Richmond Rd. 859.268.0332 Atomic Café 265 Limestone St. 859-254-1969 Austin City Saloon 2350 Woodhill Drive 859.266.6891 Bar Lexington: 373 East Main St. 859-523-7694 Bigg Blue Martini 369 W. Vine St. 859.231.9000 Black Box Theater 141 E. Main St. 859.225.0370 Bogart`s at Crowne Plaza 1375 S. Broadway 859.255.4281 Buster`s Billiards & Backroom 899 Manchester St. 859.368.8871 Campus Pub 393 Waller Ave 859.231.0957 The Cellar 3256 Lansdowne Drive 859.317.8301 Cheapside 131 Cheapside 859.254.0046 Chevy Chase Inn 833 East Euclid Ave. 859.266.9422 Common Grounds 343 E. High St. 859.233.9761 Coffee Times Coffee House: 2571 Regency Rd. 859-277-9410 Cosmic Charlie`s 388 Woodland Ave. 859.309.9499 Giuseppe`s: 4456 Nicholasville Rd. 859-272-4269 Grapevine 4101 Tates Creek Rd. 859.273.7788 Green Lantern 497 W. Third St. 859.252.9539 Henry Clay’s Public House 112 N. Upper Street Horse and Barrel at DeSha`s 101 N. Broadway 859.259.3771 The Julep Cup 111 Woodland Ave 859-226-0300 Kentucky Theatre 214 East Main Street 859.231.6997 Land of Tomorrow 527 E. Third Street Lynagh`s Irish Pub 384 Woodland Ave. 859.255.1292 Malibu Pub and Grill 239 Surfside Dr. 859.278.9003 Natasha`s 112 Esplanade 859.259.2754 O`Neill`s Irish Pub 2051 Richmond Rd. 859.266.4488 Parlay Social 257 W. Short Street The Secret Bar and Grill 841 Lane Allen Road 859.317.8673 Shamrocks Bar and Grill154 N. Patchen Dr. 859.269.7621 ShowMe’s Restaurant: 1973 Bryant Rd. - 859-317-8625 Southside Pub 3650 Boston Rd. 859.223.4775 Squires Tavern 3429 Buckhorn Dr. 859.317.8887 Tee Dee's Club 266 E Second St 859.335.8440 Tin Roof 303 S. Limestone St. 859.317.9111 Two Keys Tavern 333 S. Limestone St. 859.254.5000 Vue 201 E. Main Street, 15th Floor Willie’s Locally Known 805 N. Broadway