Welcome to this week's Ace Picks Events 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 25, 2013 The Kentucky Theatre is having a sneak peek of The Way Way Back at 7:30 pm. Comedy Off Broadway is presenting Chad Daniels, today until Saturday. Tonight's Thursday Night Live is The Tim Talbert Project, at Cheapside Square. Summerfest: A Chorus Line is running all week at the UK Arboretum expect Monday and Tuesday, so you have plenty of time to schedule your visit. Theatre lovers can also see Always Patsy Cline this week until Sunday, by Studio Players. Today at 7:00 pm the Friends of the Kentucky Theatre will present a Lexington screening of Our Nixon, an all-archival documentary co-produced by Lexington-based filmmaker, writer, and University of KY professor of law, Brian Frye. All proceeds go to The Friends campaign for theater upgrades. FRIDAY July 26, 2013 Today is the Woodford Humane Society's Bone Appétit Day at Darley's Gainsborough Farm in Versailles. The event will include a catered breakfast with TV/movie producer and director Gary Donatelli, silent art auction, and Bone Appétit Tasting Luncheon. The Lexington Art League has selected nine artists to participate in a Community Supported Art program with a pick-up party with live music from Matt Duncan today. Fountain Films on Friday is showing the 2001 classic, Legally Blonde in Triangle Park. Today's roadtrip is to Louisville for FandomFest, a weekend long Comic and Toy Expo with a long list of celebrity guests scheduled for events. The Walking Dead fans should look out for cover artist Arthur Suydam and actor Jon Bernthal while there! Tonight's live music is Nine Pound Hammer, Loaded Nuns, and Frank Rocket at Cosmic Charlie's SATURDAY July 27, 2013 The third annual Makenna Foundation Summer Concert is tonight at Talon Winery, with all proceeds benefiting the foundation. 5Ks are pretty awesome, but even better when for a cause. The Farmland 5K at Midway kicks off at 7:30 am, raising funds to protect Bluegrass farmland. The Kentucky Horse Park is hosting an afternoon of family fun activities from arts and crafts to an equestrian competition in celebration of Hats Off to Kentucky's Horse Industry Day. Stop by from 4 pm to 10 pm to join in. Richard Farkas is signing his book, Elements of Tibetan Buddhism today at 2 pm, Morris Book Shop. If you're not out of town for the FandomFest, consider a road trip to Shaker Village for the Shaker Village Summer Concert. SUNDAY July 28, 2013 FandomFest and Always Patsy Cline wrap up today. Serious road trippers should head up to Ohio today for a Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Riders concert, featuring Edie Brickell, at the Fraze Pavilion. Movie lovers can see Uptown Saturday Night at the Lyric Theatre tonight, starting at 3 pm. MONDAY July 29, 2013 Take the kids out to the Central Library for a screening of The Parent Trap at 2 pm. Tonight's Woodsongs is Crystal Bowersox and Courtney Jaye at the Lyric Theatre. TUESDAY July 30, 2013 Today's road trip is to Vans Warped Tour in Cincinnati for a day of music. Tonight's Southland Jamboree features Dean Osborne adjacent to Collins Bowling Center. Big Band and Jazz has Osland-Dailey Jazztet playing tonight at Ecton Park. WEDNESDAY July 31, 2013 My Man Godfrey is playing at the Kentucky Theatre as a part of the Summer Classic Movies Series. Tonight's Red Barn Radio is The Kevin Prater Band at ArtsPlace. Slow Wednesday? Take tonight to see Summerfest's A Chorus Line at the UK Arboretum. Ace Picks and calendar recommendations for Lexington are compiled from the Ace Calendar Lexington, KY calendar by Mic Hardman, with Ryan Winstead and Adeel Ahmed. 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 25 - July 31, 2013 THURSDAY July 25 SupaTight| Ghost Horse Comanche 9 pm Al’s Bar Six Feet Under Decrepit Birth, Cannabis Corpse, Dealey Plaza 8 pm Buster’s The Tim Talbert Project, Thursday Night Live, Cheapside Square Tedo Stone 9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Jon Curtis 8 pm Henry Clay’s Public House The Whipps Horseshoes The Throw Backs 8 pm JDI Shannon Slaughter & Country Clare 9 pm Natasha’s The Smith Dogs featuring Danny Williams 8:30 pm Parlay Social Nick Dittmeier 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel Drunk with Guns Tin Roof Kentucky Hoss Cats 8 pm Willie’s FRIDAY July 26 Devine Carama presents Final Friday 10 pm Al’s Bar Tom Cool and the Cooligans 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini Chris Campbell 10 pm Cheapside Bar Nine Pound Hammer | Loaded Nuns | Frank Rocket 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Eldon Huff Band 9 pm Henry Clay’s Public House The Whipps Horseshoes Innocent Bystanders 10 pm JDI Oldsmobile 10 pm Natasha’s Sammy’s Left Eye 9 pm O’Neill’s The Other Brothers 10 pm Parlay Social Junction Creek 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted Twiggenburys 9 pm Southside Pub Todd Wells 10:30 pm Tin Roof Baja Yetis 8 pm Willie’s SATURDAY July 27 We Already Are | ‘Ouroboros’ w/ Wings of Apollo | Kuchi Guru| Damage Therapy| The Honey Jars 9 pm Al’s Bar Tom Cool and the Cooligans 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini Lauren Mink 9 pm Henry Clay’s Public House Chris Campbell 10 pm Cheapside The Whipps Horseshoes Masters of Karate 10 pm JDI Harpeth Rising (Woodsongs coffeehouse) Kentucky Green Art Studio Eric Cummins Band Lynagh’s Julia Knight 8 pm Natasha’s Space Cowboys 9 pm O’Neill’s Other Brothers 10 pm Parlay Social 5 Below 6 pm Paulie’s Toasted Coralee and the Townies 7 pm Willie’s WRFL concert 10 pm Memorial Amphitheatre SUNDAY July 28 Judson Claiborne| Between the Tide| Triceratops Jackson 9 pm Al’s Bar Halestorm 9 pm Buster’s Bluegrass Collective Lynagh’s Mark and the Pentones 8 pm Natasha’s Johnny Cash Gospel Brunch (Ralph Curtis) Noon to 3 pm, Willie’s Ryan Dillaha and the Miracle Men 8 pm Willie’s MONDAY July 29 Absalom Absalom| David Mahler| Samuel Lockridge 9 pm Al’s Bar Tee Dee Young 9 pm TeeDee’s Woodsongs: Crystal Bowersox & Maria Doyle Kennedy, Lyric Theatre Kim Smith 7 pm Natasha’s TUESDAY July 30 Dean Osborne, Southland Jamboree, Collins Bowling Delicate Steve| Nativity Singers| New Wave Rebellion, 9:15 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Osland-Dailey Jazztet, Big Band| Jazz, Ecton Park The Northside Sheiks 8 pm Willie’s WEDNESDAY July 31 Tucker Jameson 9 pm Al’s Bar The Kevin Prater Band, Red Barn Radio, ArtsPlace Pawnshop Radio, Josh Nolan & the Bad Painters Cosmic Charlie’s Jollett Hollow with Tucket Jameson 9 pm Natasha’s The Memory Lane Gang 8 pm Willie’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