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.)
THURSDAY January 24, 2013
Jonathan at Gratz Park hosts a Wild Turkey bourbon dinner.
FRIDAY January 25, 2013
On exhibit at tonight’s Fourth Friday at Lexington Art League is Nude 2013.
Comedian/writer Paul Reiser is at Comedy Off Broadway on Friday and Saturday.
SATURDAY January 26, 2013
The annual Chinese New Year celebration is at Lexington Opera House, presented by KYCAA.
For theatre lovers, Southern Comforts is at Studio Players and Red is at Actors Guild all weekend.
SUNDAY January 27, 2013
Sundays a drag? Have Brunch with the Queens and Chelsea Pearl.
MONDAY January 28, 2013
Woodsongs settles into its new home at Lexington’s Lyric Theatre with its 700th broadcast and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.
ideaFestival Lexington presents Wonder: The Lives of Anna and Harlan Hubbard at the Kentucky Theatre.
TUESDAY January 29, 2013
You might know Scott H. Biram’s music from FX’s Sons of Anarchy, or you might’ve read about him in Paste Magazine. See him live at Willie’s Locally Known.
WEDNESDAY January 30, 2013
For a full story about tonight’s evening of short films downtown, click here.
THURSDAY January 31, 2013
Umphrey’s McGee is at Buster’s.
The Lexington Philharmonic presents Kicked Back Classics: Essence of Tango, 7 pm, Downtown Arts Center.
The Broadway Live series kicks off Catch Me If You Can tonight at the Lexington Opera House
GIGS and CONCERTS
Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
Jan 24 thru Jan 31, 2013
THURSDAY Jan 24
Chris Sullivan: Hannah Aldridge; Tyler Childers Al’s Bar
David Hall (jazz) Giuseppe’s Restaurant
Eumatic; Booty Sweat 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Andrea Wirth 6:30 pm, Natasha’s
Woodsongs Coffee House 7:30 pm O’Neills
Danny Williams Quartet (Jazz) Parlay Social
Terrapin Flyer at Willie’s
FRIDAY Jan 25
Frank Rocket; The Royal Hounds 9 pm Al’s Bar
Lisa Raymond 9 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Rocksteady 9 pm Bogart’s at Crowne Plaza
Ben Lacy and friends, Cheapside
Relic Delic 10 pm, Lynaghs
Tin Can Buddha presents The Robert Frahm Band 9 pm Natasha’s
Superfecta 10 pm, Parlay Social
SATURDAY Jan 26
Ford Theatre Reunion; Qiet; Onward Pilgrim 9 pm, Al’s Bar
Ben Lacy, Bigg Blue Martini
Rocksteady 9 pm, Bogart’s at Crowne Plaza
Chris Middleton Duo, Cheapside
Natural Child; Archie Powell and the Exports 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Yellow Belts; Cross; Savage Cactus, Green Lantern
Patrick McNeese Band 8 pm Natasha’s
Superfecta 10 pm, Parlay Social
The Royal Hounds 9 pm, The Paddy Wagon (Richmond)
Argo-Lynn 2 pm, Pops Resale
SUNDAY Jan 27
J String (chamber pop) 8 pm, Natasha’s
The Tall Boys, Parlay Social
MONDAY Jan 28
Jesse Lafser & Josh Farrow
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 6:45 pm, Woodsongs at Lyric Theatre
TUESDAY Jan 29
Pomegranates; Absalom Absalom 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Scott H. Biram, Willie’s
WEDNESDAY Jan 30
Grandview Junction Bluegrass Gospel, RedBarn Radio, ArtsPlace
David Gillespie Trio 9 pm, Parlay Social
Umphrey’s McGee Buster’s
Afro, Cosmic Charlie’s
Carrie Rodriguez 8 pm, Natasha’s
Boogie G and the Titanics, Parlay Social
Al`s Bar 601 Limestone St 859.252.9104
ArtsPlace 161 N. Mill Street
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