THURSDAY Aug 14, 2014 The Bluegrass Festival Horse Show, a 6-day hunter-jumper show and a part of the Kentucky Horse Show 2014 events, will take place at the Kentucky Horse Park from August 12th to August 17th, The Chamber Music Festival will take place at the Fasig-Tipton Pavillion from August 14th to August 24th. The festival brings together a quintet of nationally recognized musicians for three formal concerts. The Big Maracas play at Cheapside Park for Thursday Night Live at 5 pm. FRIDAY Aug 15, 2014 Louis Ramey is performing at Comedy Off Broadway from August 13th to August 16th. Shows start at 7:15 pm every night with additional shows on Friday and Saturday at 9:45 pm. Picnic With Pops at Keeneland from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. This event features live orchestra music by the Lexington Philharmonic and special guest Michael Cavanaugh performing the music of Elton John. Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic dinners and beverage of their choice. Stella Vees will be playing at Moondance Amphitheater at 7 pm as part of the Summer Nights in Suburbia concert series. SATURDAY Aug 16, 2014 The Woodland Arts Fair will be taking place at Woodland Park on August 16th and August 17th. At the fair, you can shop 200 artists, enjoy live music and food, and create your own family art-all with free admission. The Lexington Lexington Block Party will start at 7 pm. It will take place between Al’s Bar, the Beer Garden, and the Sidecar, and will include delicious pulled pork, chicken, sides, and kegs outside all night. Live MMA action will be taking place in the heart of the Bluegrass, with Bluegrass Brawl 13 at Heritage Hall starting at 6:30 pm. Catawampus Universe is playing at Cosmic Charlie’s at 10 pm on August 16th and August 17th. Charles Dodd White will sign “A Shelter of Others” at 2 pm at the Morris Book Shop. SUNDAY Aug 17, 2014 The Woodland Arts Fair will be taking place at Woodland Park on August 16th and August 17th. The rumors are true: at the fair, you can shop 200 artists, enjoy live music and food, and create your own family art-all with free admission. Daryl Brown signs Inside the Godfather of Soul at 7 pm at the Morris Book Shop The Lexington Legends will play West Virginia at 6:05 pm at the Whitaker Bank Ballpark. MONDAY Aug 18, 2014 The Kentucky Theatre will be showing Monty Python Live (mostly), at 7 pm. TUESDAY Aug 19, 2014
The Osland Dailey Jazztet will be playing at Ecton Park at 7 pm. Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running and most beloved concert series, features great jazz and big band music weekly. Jeff Clair will be playing at the Southland Jamboree at 7 pm.
WEDNESDAY Aug 20, 2014Harvey will be shown at the Kentucky Theatre at 1:30 pm and 7:15 pm as part of the Summer Classic Movies series. Red Barn Radio: DryMill Road will be playing at ArtsPlace at 8 pm. Jordan Page will be playing at the Farish Theatre at the Central Library at 6:30 pm. 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 August 14 thru August 20 2014 THURSDAY Aug 14, 2014 Kentucky Knife Fight & Ancient Warfare 9 pm Al’s Bar The Big Maracas 5 pm TNL at Cheapside Park Lady Antebellum 8 pm Freedom Hall (Louisville) Grayson Jenkins 8 pm Henry Clay’s The Kentucky Hosscats 8 pm Parlay Social Heavy Sole 10:30 pm The Tin Roof FRIDAY Aug 15, 2014 The Legendary Young Bleed, Chucky Workclothes, IdolEyes & VanGo and Cadillac Dundee 9 pm Al’s Bar Tom Cool 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini The Past 9 pm Buster’s Mad Anthony 9 pm Green Lantern Groove Robbers 9 pm Henry Clay's The Stella Vees Summer Nights in Suburbia 7 pm Moondance Amphitheater Caught Red Handed 9 pm O’Neills King's Ransom 9:30 pm Parlay Social C2 & The Brothers Reed 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel Drake with Lil’ Wayne 7 pm Riverbend Music Center (Cinci) DJ Dale Harper 10:30 pm The Tin Roof Big Maracas 8 pm Willie’s SATURDAY Aug 16, 2014 Lexington Lexington Block Party III 9 pm Al’s Bar Tom Cool 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini Catawampus Universe 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Boogie G & The Titanics 9 pm Henry Clay's Katy Perry 6:30 pm KFC Yum Center (Louisville) The Delfonics 8 pm Lexington Opera House Caught Red Handed 9 pm O’Neills Stephen Kelly Hunt 9:30 pm Parlay Social The Stolen Faces | DREW and the HgH Band 8 pm Willie’s SUNDAY Aug 17, 2014 Catawampus Universe 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Lee Carrol’s Home Cookin’ Sunday Soul Jazz Brunch 11 am Willie’s MONDAY Aug 18, 2014 Woodsongs 6:45 pm Lyric Theater Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club 9 pm Tee Dee’s TUESDAY Aug 19, 2014 Osland Dailey Jazztet 7 pm Ecton Park Jeff Clair 7 pm Southland Jamboree at Southland Drive WEDNESDAY Aug 20, 2014 Drymill Road 9 pm Al’s Bar Jordan Page Concert 6:30 pm Farish Theatre Suit Case to Vegas 8 pm Henry Clay's Drymill Road 8 pm Red Barn Radio at ArtsPlace Jordan English 11:30 pm The Tin Roof The Rough & Tumble 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