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.) THURSDAY July 11, 2013 Tonight's Thursday Night Live band is Better Off Dead, 5 pm, at Cheapside Square. Book lovers can look forward to a book signing by major English fiction writer, Neil Gaiman, showcasing his recent publication, The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Call ahead though, last time we checked the website, tickets were sold out. The Lions Club's Bluegrass Fair opens today, running until July 21 at Masterson Station. FRIDAY July 12, 2013 Studio Players is showing Ted Swindley's Always Patsy Cline tonight. Tonight's live music features Sheisty Khrist, presenting Beat It at 9 pm, Al's Bar. Nothing to do on a Friday night? It's never a bad idea to catch a free movie with Fountain Films at Triangle Park, especially tonight's film: Jumanji (8:45 pm). Today's road trip is to Louisville for Forecastle Festival, for a weekend of live music. SATURDAY July 13, 2013 For some good food, head on down to the Bourbon, Pork, & Pie Supper; 7 pm, Woodford Reserve. Shooter Jennings is playing tonight at 8 pm, Renfro Valley. SUNDAY July 14, 2013 If you still haven't seen Summerfest's Peter Pan at the Arboretum, today is your last day. Battle in the Saddle, the first annual Celebrity Team Penning event, runs today. Proceeds benefit the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation, 7 pm at Kentucky Horse Park. Forecastle Festival wraps up today in Louisville. Click here to read Evan Alberts preview of Forecastle 2013 here. MONDAY July 15, 2013 Set aside this Monday for the kids with a showing of The Sandlot at the Central Library. Tune into tonight at 10 pm to NBC's new faux reality show, Siberia for its Kentucky roots. Read an Ace interview with Siberia's producer, Matt Arnold, here. TUESDAY July 16, 2013 Tonight's Southland Jamboree is Jeff Clair and Half Past Lonesome at 7 pm. Big Band and Jazz is featuring Rick Cook Quintet at 8 pm at Ecton Park. Movie lovers can catch Pirates of the Caribbean at the Central Library, 2 pm. WEDNESDAY July 17, 2013 Tonight's Red Barn Radio is Fall Creek Boys, 7 pm at ArtsPlace. The Kentucky Theatre is showing To Kill a Mockingbird as a part of its Summer Classic Movies Series. First showing at 1:30 pm, second at 7:15. pm Comedy Off Broadway is featuring Greg Hahn. 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 July 11 - July 17, 2012 THURSDAY July 11 The Lost River Cavemen| The Josh Nolan Band 9 pm Al’s Bar Hillbilly Herald with Crobot 9 pm Buster’s Better Off Dead, 5 pm Thursday Night Live, Cheapside Pavilion Marlmalakes Taft 9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s We Already Are| ‘Icons’ w/ SHOZO and Radiolaire Green Lantern Grayson Jenkins 8 pm Henry Clay’s Public House Jon Russell Horseshoes Patrick Montgomery 8 pm JDI Boogie G & The Titanics 9 pm Parlay Social Matt Persin 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted Miss Tess 8 pm Willie’s FRIDAY July 12 Sheisty Khrist presents Beat It 9 pm Al’s Bar The Little Ship 10 pm Cheapside Coralee and the Townies 9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Jon Curtis & Lauren Wilson 9 pm Henry Clay’s Public House Jon Russell Horseshoes The Other Brothers 10 pm JDI Barry Mando Project Lynagh’s John Hatfield 9 pm Natasha’s Freddy and the Cruegers 9 pm O’Neill’s Caught Red Handed 10 pm Parlay Social ReZonators 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted The Tillers 7 pm Willie’s The Paw Paw Pickers 6 pm Windy Corner SATURDAY July 13 The Sound of the Mountain| The Copper Gamins 9 pm Al’s Bar Sonic Deville 8 pm Buster’s Brink of Bliss 10 pm Cheapside Blue Dawg Trio 2 pm Half Priced Books (Fayette Place) Jim Richardson (7 pm-9 pm)| Von Bon Durant (9 pm-1 am) Henry Clay’s Public House Jon Russell Horseshoes Hash Tag 10 pm JDI Mysteries and Machines Lynagh’s Patrick McNeese Band 9 pm Natasha’s Freddy and the Cruegers 9 pm O’Neill’s Rachel Timberlake 6 pm Paulie’s Toasted Shooter Jennings 8 pm Refro Valley JP Harris & the Tough Choices 7 pm Willie’s SUNDAY July 14 Ben Lacy Lynagh’s Randall Bramblett Band 8 pm Natasha’s MONDAY July 15) TUESDAY July 16 Rick Cook 7 pm Big Band| Jazz Jeff Clair & Half Past Lonesome 7 pm Southland Jamboree Blair Crimmins & The Hookers 9 pm Natasha’s Willie’s The Northside Sheiks 8 pm Willie’s WEDNESDAY July 17 First & Thorne 9 pm Al’s Bar Fall Creek Boys: Red Barn Radio 7 pm ArtsPlace Glenn Jones 9 pm Natasha’s 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 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