THURSDAY Oct 23, 2014 Etta May performs at Comedy Off Broadway Thursday through Saturday. Shows start at 7:15 pm each night, with additional shows on Friday and Saturday at 9:45 pm. Balagula Theatre Company presents Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful at the Farish Theatre at the Central Library. Shows begin at 7 pm on Thursday and Friday and at 2 pm on Saturday. Marvel Universe Live is at Rupp Arena Thursday through Sunday. The Thursday show begins at 7 pm. FRIDAY Oct 24, 2014 Lexington Art League presents a CSA (Community Support Art) Harvest Party at the Loudoun House from 6 - 9 pm. The CSA features 9 original, limited-edition works of art by local artists. CMA Rocks the House is at the Bodley-Bullock House from 6 - 9 pm. The Central Music Academy celebrates its 10th anniversary with an evening of fun, food, art, and vinyls. Midnight Movie: The Kentucky Theatre projects Halloween at midnight Friday and Saturday. The Kentucky Ballet Theatre presents La Sylphide at the Lexington Opera House on Friday and Saturday at 8 pm. SATURDAY Oct 25, 2014 The Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents The Nightingale at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall at 3 and 7 pm. UK football hosts Mississippi State at Commonwealth Stadium at 3:30 pm. Gigs: The Bats perform at Natasha’s at 8 pm. Theatre: MisterE of the Imagination is at the Lexington Children’s Theatre on Saturday at 2 pm and 7 pm and on Sunday at 2 pm. SUNDAY Oct 26, 2014 Grammy Award winning saxophonist and composer Branford Marsalis performs at the UK Singletary Center at 3 pm. The 2014 Thriller & Halloween Parade takes place on Main Street at 8 pm. MONDAY Oct 27, 2014 The annual Blue/White Game is at Rupp Arena at 7 pm. PumpkinMania 2014 is on October 27. The traditional Lighting of the Pumpkins takes place at Transy’s Old Morrison at 7 pm; trick-or-treating is from 6 - 8 pm. Woodsongs: Ian McLagan and Janiva Magness perform at the Lyric Theatre at 7 pm. TUESDAY Oct 28, 2014 Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke performs at the Lyric Theatre at 7:30 pm. Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Boz Scaggs performs at the Lexington Opera House at 8 pm. The National Horse Show is at the Kentucky Horse Park through November 2, from 9 am to 5 pm each day. WEDNESDAY Oct 29, 2014 Art: There is an opening reception for Maxine Payne’s Rural Women photography exhibition at Transy’s Morlan Gallery at 5 pm. Red Barn Radio: Honeyboy & Boots perform at ArtsPlace at 8 pm. Keith Alberstadt performs at Comedy Off Broadway from Wednesday until Saturday. The Wednesday show starts at 7:15 pm. Click to subscribe to the Ace e-dition (delivered to your inbox every Thursday), for everything to do in Lexington for the next seven days in the bluegrass.
GIGS and CONCERTS Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings October 23 thru October 29 2014 THURSDAY Oct 23, 2014 Grayson Jenkins 8 pm Henry Clay’s Pub Aly’An 10 pm Horseshoe’s Dearly Departed 10 pm The Green Lantern Ben Lacy Trio 7:30 pm Parlay Social DJ Doc 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel FRIDAY Oct 24, 2014 Emily Hagihara | D’arkestra | Nativity Singers 9 pm Al’s Bar I Like You | Damage Therapy | Galaxies 10 pm Cosmic Charlies Bask 7 pm The Green Lantern Grayson Jenkins 10 pm Henry Clay’s Pub The Velvet Blue 8 pm Natasha’s Encore of Lexington 9 pm O’Neill’s The Johnson Brothers 9 pm Parlay Social The Corey 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel Mike Archer 6 pm Talon Winery SATURDAY Oct 25, 2014 Tinderbox Circus Sideshow | Sun Street | Playfully Yours 9 pm Al’s Bar Restless Leg String Band 1 pm Bi-Water Farm (Georgetown) Allman Brothers 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Aly’An 10 pm Horseshoe’s The Bats 8 pm Natasha’s Encore of Lexington 9 pm O’Neill’s Boogie G & The Titanics | Soul Revue 9:30 pm Parlay Social JD Shelburne 10 pm Pauley’s Toasted Barrel DeBraun Thomas | Marbin | Damage Therapy 9 pm Willie’s SUNDAY Oct 26, 2014 Restless Leg String Band 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Nick Dittmeier | Josh Nolan 7:30 pm Natasha’s Jeff Blackburn 4:30 pm Spindletop Hall Jackson Taylor & The Sinners 8 pm Willie’s MONDAY Oct 27, 2014 The Loveless | Big Bad 9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Hello Failure | Ink&Lead | Wringer 8 pm The Green Lantern Ian McLagan | Janiva Magness 7 pm Woodsongs at Lyric Theatre Tatsuya Nakatani-Gong Orchestra 9 pm Natasha’s Open Mic w/ Coralee 8 pm Willie’s TUESDAY Oct 28, 2014 Paul McCartney 8 pm KFC Yum! Center Boz Scaggs 8 pm Lexington Opera House Leo Kottke 7:30 pm Lyric Theatre Ian McLagan 8 pm Parlay Social The Northside Sheiks 8 pm Willie’s WEDNESDAY Oct 29, 2014 Jacob 8 pm Henry Clay’s Pub DeBraun Thomas 8 pm Parlay Social Cheryl Nicole 9 pm Pauley’s Toasted Barrel Honeyboy & Boots 8 pm Red Barn Radio at ArtsPlace Ben Lacy | Corey Cross 5 pm O’Neill’s Cory Branan | Jordan Dean 9 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