Welcome to this week's Ace Picks Calendar 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.) This weekend in Lexington includes the Vintage Kentucky wine & beer tasting downtown, the last run of UK Opera Theatre's Grand Night for Singing, the Gatewood documentary premieres at Natasha's, and dozens of live music gigs, including a Massey Ferguson reunion. THURSDAY June 13, 2013 UK Opera Theatre kicks off its final weekend of It's a Grand Night for Singing. Jazz at the Library is Mike Wade Quartet. FRIDAY June 14, 2013 Tonight's Fountain Films downtown is Walk the Line. Massey Ferguson reunion at Green Lantern. Screening of the documentary, Gatewood, premieres at Natasha's this evening. Click here to read the memorial John Y. Brown III wrote when Gatewood died. SATURDAY June 15, 2013 The Vintage Kentucky festival (originally at Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate) returns to its new Cheapside Pavilion home, and this year adds beer to the mix. United Way's 5k on the Runway is a 5k around Lexington's bucolic bluegrass airport. Here Comes the Mummies plays Buster's. SUNDAY June 16, 2013 Happy Father's Day! Silent Sunday film series, Charlie Chaplin in City Lights, Lexington Public Library (Main Street). MONDAY June 17, 2013 Balagula Theatre winds down their final run of the play Trial of God, this week at Natasha's. TUESDAY June 18, 2013 Tonight's Southland Jamboree is Driving Rain. Tonight's Big Band/Jazz series at Moondance is Lexington Concert Band. This month's directors' series at the Lexington Public Library's Farish Theater is Wes Anderson. Tonight is Rushmore. WEDNESDAY June 19, 2013 Tonight's entry in the Kentucky Theatre's Summer Classic Movie series is How the West Was Won. Black Flag plays at Buster's. THURSDAY June 20, 2013 Red River Moon, shot on location in Kentucky's Red River Gorge, premieres at the Kentucky Theatre. Kiya Heartwood will play Natasha's tonight (prior to the Red River Moon after-party). Click here to read a vintage Ace interview with Kiya. Ace Picks and calendar recommendations for Lexington are compiled from the Ace Calendar Lexington, KY calendar by Mic Hardman, with Ryan Winstead. Click to submit. Click to subscribe to the Ace e-dition (delivered to your inbox every Thursday), for everything to do in Lexington for the next eight days in the bluegrass.
GIGS and CONCERTS Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings June 13 - June 19, 2013 THURSDAY (June 13) Sky Smeed| Aby Laby Land| The Whitehall Bear 9 pm Al’s Bar Sete Star Sept| Globsters Al’s Sidecar George Molton Austin City Saloon Big Fresh| Palisades| Plastic Bubble 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s the Slagsmiths | Swino | Rat Bat Radio 10 pm Green Lantern Wes Mills & Bittersweet Station, Horseshoes Jeff Hemphrey 9 pm JDI Elise Melrood & Jay Flippin 8 pm Natasha’s Boogie G & the Titanics 8:30 pm Parlay Social Corey Kenton 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel Josh London 10:30pm Tin Roof Kentucky Hoss Cats |The Weedrags 7 pm Willie’s FRIDAY (June 14) Sonic Deville| Sweet Ray Laurel 9 pm Al’s Bar George Molton 7 pm Austin City Saloon JK & the Lost Boys 10 pm Cheapside Very Garcia Band 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Massey Ferguson| Cross| All Them Witches 10 pm Green Lantern Other Brothers 9 pm Henry Clay’s Public House Wes Mills & Bittersweet Station, Horseshoes The Greener Band JDI The Mojos 10 pm Parlay Social Jacob Stiefel & the Truth 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel Nikki Hill | Big Maracas 7 pm Willie’s Space Cowboys 9 pm O Neill’s SATURDAY (June 15) Marbin| Thee Japanese School Girls 9 pm Al’s Bar George Molton Austin City Saloon Here Come the Mummies 9 pm Buster’s Grandchildren| The Nativity Singers| The Jivehounds 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s JK & the Lost Boys 10 pm Cheapside We Already Are| Damage Therapy| I Like You 9 pm Green Lantern Groove Robbers 9 pm Henry Clay’s Public House Wes Mills & Bittersweet Station, Horseshoes Wayne Whitehouse Review 10 pm JDI Tall, Dark & Handsome 8 pm Natasha’s The Twiggenburys Parlay Social The Sensations 6 pm Paulie’s Toasted Vodoo Swag 9 pm, O Neill’s Defibulators 7 pm Willie’s SUNDAY (June 16) Swingin Utters| The Goddamn Gallows| Infected 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Bourbon Brass Quintet 10 am Sunday Brunch Natasha’s MONDAY (June 17) Woodsongs, 6:45 Lyric Theatre TUESDAY (June 18) Daryl Glenn Lexington Children’s Theatre Martin Family Circus 8 pm Willie’s WEDNESDAY (June 19) Black Flag 9 pm Buster’s Bawn in the Mash 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Red Barn Radio: Sarah Morgan, ArtsPlace Ben Lacy and Friends 7 pm O’Neill’s Jordan English 10:30 Tin Roof VENUES 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. 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 Horseshoes Saloon 1987 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 Paulie’s Toasted Barrell 517 W Main St Shamrocks Bar and Grill 154 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