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.)
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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.
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,
Ben Lacy 9.30 pm, Bigg Blue Martini
Reckless Kelly 9 pm, Buster’s
Roster McCabe | The Adam Ezra Group 8 pm,
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,
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
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.
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
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