Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar Aug 22 thru Aug 28, 2013

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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 Aug 22, 2013

Tonight’s Thursday Night Live features Kenny Owens and Group Therapy at Cheapside Square.

Kentucky author George Ella Lyon is discussing and signing her bookMany-Storied House: Poems today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers.

Music lovers can attend Kentucky on Stage 2013 at the Farish Theater today, for a long lineup of artists.

FRIDAY Aug 23, 2013

Want to enjoy and support local theatre?  See The Actors Guild of Lexington’s final show of the season, Gone Astray, today.

For a few laughs over the weekend, stop by Comedy Off Broadway to see D.L. Hughley, running today and tomorrow.

Opera connoisseurs can see the world premiere of the musical, “Lady Windermere’s Fan”, put on by The Bluegrass Opera.

The Chamber Music Festival is featuring special performances all weekend, with Beethoven and Vaughn-Williams tonight at the Fasig-Tipton Pavilion (7:30 pm).

Free Friday flicks is showing Young Frankenstein tonight, at Triangle Park.

SATURDAY Aug 24, 2013

Make your way to Chevy Chase this Saturday for the street fair, running 4 pm to 10 pm.  Celebrate local business with Rincon, Athenian Grill, Graeter’s Ice Cream, live music, and many more.

Have a good time and fund raise with Taste of Grace today at the Ballroom House Dance Studio on Brannon Rd, 7 pm – 10 pm.  There will be an open bar, food, a silent auction, music, and a “wall of wine”.  Proceeds go to Moveable Feast.

The Chamber Music Festival has two Frank Schubert pieces and one Maurice Ravel string quartet lined up for tonight’s performance.

Tonight is the last showing of “Lady Windermere’s Fan”.

SUNDAY Aug 25, 2013

Jeff Dunham is performing an act from his “Disorderly Conduct Tour” in the Kentucky Fair today, in Freedom Hall at 7:30 pm.

If you haven’t already caught Actors Guild’s Gone Astray, today is your last day.

The Chamber Music Festival wraps up today with pieces from Schubert, Shostakovich, and Brahms at 2 pm.

Slow Sunday?  Pop by the Lyric Theatre to watch Lackawanna Blues at 3 pm.

MONDAY Aug 26, 2013  

Take the Monday to enjoy a screening of Makers: Women Who Make America at the Farish Theater at 7 pm.

TUESDAY Aug 27, 2013

Tonight’s Big Band and Jazz is Jazzberry Jam at Ecton Park.

 Southland Jamboree is featuring Michael Cleveland, adjacent to Collins Bowling.

To top off musical Tuesday, Lyle Lovett and His Large Band are playing at the Lexington Opera House tonight at 7:30 pm, presented by the Troubadour concert series.

WEDNESDAY Aug 28, 2013

For your poetry fix, go to Holler Poet Series #63 tonight at Al’s Bar.

If movies are more your thing, the Kentucky has you covered with Some Like it Hot, a summer movie classic.

Enjoy a “Dinner and Drama” at Malone’s Banquets tonight.  “Mary Todd Lincoln: A House Divided” will be performed at 7:15 pm, after dinner which begins at 6 pm.

 

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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.

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GIGS and CONCERTS
Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
Aug 22 – Aug 28, 2013
THURSDAY Aug 22
Thursday Night Live: Kenny Owens and Group Therapy, Cheapside Square
Avery Crabtree, 7 pm Austin City Saloon
Jason Isbell, Buster’s
Radiolaire| Alcatraz Shakedown, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
We Already Are| Black Rabbits 10 pm Green Lantern
Jon Curtis, 8 pm Henry Clay’s House
Jeremy Curtis | Switchback, Horseshoes
Ryne Brashear, 8 pm JDI
Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, 7:30 pm Natasha’s
The Stella Vees, 8:30 pm Parlay Social
Larry Williams and Derek Issacs, 6 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Who is BC? 10:30 pm Tin Roof
The Kentucky Hoss Cats | Tim Easton, 8 pm Willie’s

FRIDAY Aug 23 
Chamber Music Festival, Fasig-Tipton Pavilion
The Fabled Canelands| Benanthrope| Dave Cave, 9 pm Al’s Bar
Avery Crabtree, 7 pm Austin City Saloon
Crazy Janie 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Jason England, 10 pm Cheapside
Bigear| The Baja Yetis, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Ohlm| Lurking| Creature of Exile, Green Lantern
Lauren Mink, 9 pm Henry Clay’s House
Jeremy Curtis | Switchback, Horseshoes
Sean Meadows, 9 pm JDI
Kung Fu Grip, 9 pm O’Neill’s
The Ark Band, 10 pm Parlay Social
The Other Brothers, 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Kent Blazy, 8 pm Natasha’s
64 West | Jordan English, 10:30 pm Tin Roof
Tim Easton| Bluegrass Collective 8 pm Willie’s

SATURDAY Aug 24 
Chamber Music Festival, 7:30 pm Fasig-Tipton
The Deluge| Year of October, 9 pm Al’s Bar
Avery Crabtree, Austin City Saloon
Ben Lacy 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Eric Cummings, 10 pm Cheapside
Carolina Still| Bombadil | The Rooster’s Crow, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Sonic Deville| Barnyard Stompers, Green Lantern
Catch 22, 9 pm Henry Clay’s House
Jeremy Curtis | Switchback, Horseshoes
HashTag, 9 pm JDI
Kung Fu Grip, 9 pm O’Neill’s
The Other Brothers, 10 pm Parlay Social
Moonshine Millionaires, 6 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Coralee and the Townies, 8 pm Willie’s

SUNDAY Aug 25 
Mammoth Indigo| Problematique| Farms| Vacation Dad| Merlin Monroe, 9 pm Al’s Bar
George Burdette, 5 pm O’Neill’s
Steve Forbert, 8 pm Natasha’s
Andy Mason | Ben Lacy, 12 pm Willie’s

MONDAY Aug 26 
Woodsongs: Annie Moses Band| Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers
Holy Carp presenting Old You, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Artist Collective with Kim Smith, 7 pm Natasha’s

TUESDAY Aug 27 
Southland Jamboree: Michael Cleveland, Collin’s Bowling
Big Band| Jazz: Jazzberry Jam, Ecton Par
Carper Family, 9 pm Natasha’s
Bob Dylan Record Release Party | Get Born, 8 pm Willie’s

WEDNESDAY Aug 28 
Red Barn Radio: Fred Keams and the Native American Flute
Dan Brock and Friends, 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



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