THURSDAY Aug 21, 2014 The Chamber Music Festival will take place at the Fasig-Tipton Pavillion from August 21st to August 24th. The festival brings together a quintet of nationally recognized musicians for three formal concerts. Kenny Owens & Group Therapy play at Cheapside Park for Thursday Night Live at 5 pm. Gary Owen performs at Comedy Off Broadway from August 21st to August 24th. Shows start at 7:15 pm each night with additional shows on Friday and Saturday at 9:45 pm. FRIDAY Aug 22, 2014 As a part of Phoenix Fridays, Coralee & The Townies and Ben Sollee play at Phoenix Park. The concert begins at 5 pm. There will be theatre performances of The Girl Project at the Downtown Arts Center at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday. The Girl Project is meant to empower teenage girls to challenge conventional representations of females in the modern media. The professional premiere of The Mothers of Ludlow will feature at the Lexington Opera House, at 7:30 pm, both Friday and Saturday. Katherine Mooney signs Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack at Morris Book Shop at 5:30 pm Zack Brock & Friends play at Moondance Amphitheater at 7 pm as a part of the Summer Nights in Suburbia concert series. SATURDAY Aug 23, 2014 The Uptown Hoedown + 23 String Band CD Release at Al's Bar starts at 5 pm and continues all the way up until 11. This block party style shindig will include food and drinks, as well as music by more than half a dozen artists. The party will also celebrate the release of the new Gideon's Rifle album. Charlie Daniels Band plays at the Frankfort Convention Center, along with Borrowed Blue and Lexington's very own Sundy Best, at 6 pm. The 2014 Chevy Chase Street Fair will take place on the 800 Block of Euclid Avenue, starting at 4 pm and ending at 10. The fair will celebrate the area's eating, drinking, and shopping venues. The American Cancer Society’s First Annual Belles & Beaus Ball at the Fasig-Tipton takes place at 6 pm. SUNDAY Aug 24, 2014 There will be a theatre performance of The Girl Project at the Downtown Arts Center at 2 pm on Sunday. The Girl Project is meant to empower teenage girls to challenge conventional representations of females in the modern media. Anne Caudill and Terry Cummins share The Caudills of the Cumberlands: Anne’s Story of Life with Harry at Joseph Beth at 2 pm. MONDAY Aug 25, 2014 As a part of the Wandering Storytellers series, Gwenda Johnson and Pam Holcomb present “Bee Still” at the Farish Theatre at the Central Library, at 7 pm. TUESDAY Aug 26, 2014 The DiMartino-Osland Jazz Orchestra plays at Ecton Park at 7 pm. Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running series, features jazz and big band music weekly. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating. 5 String Theory play at the Southland Jamboree at 7 pm. Health coach and chef Kate Horning signs Healthy Living Redefined: Live It. Share It. at Joseph Beth at 7 pm. WEDNESDAY Aug 27, 2014
This is Spinal Tap will feature at the Kentucky Theatre at 1:30 pm and 7:15 pm, a part of the Summer Classic Movies series. Red Barn Radio: Hannah Aldridge plays at ArtsPlace at 8 pm. There will be a performance of Jeff Stetson’s one-act play, “The Meeting,” at the Farish Theatre at 7 pm. "The Meeting" depicts a fictitious conversation between Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.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 21 thru August 27 2014 THURSDAY Aug 21, 2014 Kenny Owens & Group Therapy 5 pm TNL at Cheapside Park Town Mountain 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Grayson Jenkins 8 pm Henry Clay’s Patrick McNeese Band 8 pm Parlay Social Ben Lacy 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel Jordan English 10:30 pm The Tin Roof FRIDAY Aug 22, 2014 Devine Carama Presents…Brown Sugar Hip-Hop Showcase 9 pm Al’s Bar Ben Lacy 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini Ford Theatre Reunion 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s The Quack 8 pm Henry Clay's Zach Brock Summer Nights in Suburbia 7 pm Moondance Amphitheater Encore of Lexington 9 pm O’Neills Boogie G & The Titanics 8 pm Parlay Social Zed’s Dead 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel Kings of Leon 7 pm Riverbend Music Center (Cincinnati) The Weekender 6 pm The Tin Roof The Fairfield Four 8 pm Willie’s SATURDAY Aug 23, 2014 23 String Band CD release party with Blind Corn Liquor Pickers & more 5 pm Al’s Bar Ben Lacy 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini Automaton & Last Question 10 pm Cosmic Charlies Charlie Daniels Band with Sundy Best & Borrowed Blue 6 pm Frankfort Convention Center (Frankfort) Jim Richardson & Purebred Reunion 8 pm Henry Clay's Encore of Lexington 9 pm O’Neills Chris Campbell 8 pm Parlay Social Aly’an 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel Luke Bryan 7 pm Riverbend Music Center (Cincinnati) The Armory 10:30 pm The Thin Roof Rachael Hester & The Tennessee Walkers 8 pm Willie’s SUNDAY Aug 24, 2014 Chamber Music Festival of Lexington 2 pm Fasig-Tipton Pavilion Lee Carrol’s Home Cookin’ Sunday Soul Jazz Brunch 11 am Willie’s MONDAY Aug 25, 2014 Woodsongs 6:45 pm Lyric Theater Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club 9 pm Tee Dee’s TUESDAY Aug 26, 2014 DiMartino-Osland Jazz Orchestra 7 pm Ecton Park 5 String Theory 7 pm Southland Jamboree at Southland Drive WEDNESDAY Aug 27, 2014 Hannah Aldridge 8 pm Red Barn Radio at ArtsPlace 99 Bottles 8 pm Green Lantern Ben Lacy Duo 9 pm Parlay Social Jordan English 11:30 pm The Tin Roof Banditos 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