THURSDAY April 16, 2015 Theatre: UK presents Hair at the Guignol Theatre at 7:30 pm. Shows through Saturday. Speak: Journalist and Kentuckian Pamela Brown (CNN) delivers the 2015 Joe Creason Lecture at UK’s Classroom Building (Room 118) at 6:30 pm. Fundraiser: Dance to Remember, benefiting Alzheimer’s, at the Lyric Theatre at 7:30 pm. Gigs: Desmadrados Soldados de Venturas at Al’s Bar at 9 pm. FRIDAY April 17, 2015 Music: Lexington Philharmonic and Saykaly Garbulinska Artist-in-Residence Program present Aidanamar: Fountain of Tears at the Lexington Opera House at 7:30 pm. Shows through Saturday. Theatre: Balagula Theatre presents Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo at the Central Library’s Farish Theatre at 7 pm. Shows through Saturday. Lexicon 2015 Gaming Convention at the Clarion Hotel from April 17-19. Fundraiser: Dress for Success Special Sale at the Eastland Shopping Center from 10 am - 5 pm. SATURDAY April 18, 2015 Read: Family Guy writer Kirker Butler’s Pretty Ugly at the Morris Book Shop at 4 pm. Kids: Kite Fest at Jacobson Park from noon - 4 pm. Comedy: Brooks Wheelan at Comedy Off Broadway at 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm. SUNDAY April 19, 2015 Film: Earth Day Coalition Film Screening of Chasing Ice at the Central Library Farish Theatre at 2 pm. Gigs: Home Free at the Lexington Opera House at 8 pm. Concert: Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein at the UK Singletary Center at 3 pm. Kids: The Giver at the Lexington Children’s Theatre at 2 pm. MONDAY April 20, 2015 WoodSongs: Ben Sollee and The Portland Cello Project play at the Lyric Theatre at 6:45 pm. Gigs: Hazy Skies, Ink & Lead, and Chopper Brown at Al’s Bar at 9 pm. TUESDAY April 21, 2015 Gigs: Cary Hudson at Willie’s at 8 pm. Books: Larry Isenhour discusses and signs The Houses of Richard B. Isenhour at Joseph-Beth at 7 pm. Gigs: Strand of Oaks at The Green Lantern at 10 pm. WEDNESDAY April 22, 2015 Gigs: Ben Sollee at the Kentucky Theatre at 7:30 pm. Red Barn Radio: The Fauxgrass Quartet at ArtsPlace at 8 pm. Gigs: The Kentucky Hoss Cats at Blue Stallion at 8 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 April 16 thru April 22 2015 THURSDAY April 16, 2015 Desmadrados Soldados De Venturas 9 pm Al’s Bar Travis Harris & The West Coast Turnarounds 8 pm Austin City Saloon Skater Happy Hour | Surf Night 6 pm Best Friend Bar Thursday Night Live: The Mojo Tones 5 pm Cheapside Pavilion The Werks 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Matt Maher 7:30 pm EKU Center for the Arts (Richmond) Coyotes in Boxes | J Marinelli 8 pm The Green Lantern Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s Pub County Wide 5 pm Legends Ballpark California Guitar Trio | Montreal Guitare Trio 9 pm Natasha’s Mike Hicks & FUNKtional Punctuation | Casey Wasner 7 pm Parlay Social UK Jazz Ensemble 7:30 pm UK Singletary Center FRIDAY April 17, 2015 Brown Sugar Hip Hop: Devine Carama 9 pm Al’s Bar DJ Night: John the Baptist | Brocktologist 9 pm Best Friend Bar These Crosstown Rivals | The Colossal Heads 8 pm The Green Lantern Grayson Jenkins | Greg Austin 8 pm Henry Clay’s Pub C the Beat Dance Party: Lee Carroll 9 pm Natasha’s Kenny Chesney 7 pm KFC Yum! Center (Louisville) Radio 80 9 pm O’Neill’s Keith Kenny 6 pm Talon Winery Nick Dittmeier 8 pm The Twister Cork Lauren Mink 10 pm Two Keys SATURDAY April 18, 2015 Dr. Paul | Missing Hearts | Vegan Death 9 pm Best Friend Bar POMO 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s The Slams | Ghost Holler | T-minus Zero | Hot Prowlers 8 pm The Green Lantern Other Brothers | Greg Austin 8 pm Henry Clay’s Pub Best Teen Band in Lexington Contest 12 pm Natasha’s Oldsmobile 9 pm Natasha’s Radio 80 9 pm O’Neill’s Lauren Mink 4 pm Talon Winery Billy Lord 8 pm Two Keys Kevin Cruise 8 pm Wines on Vine SUNDAY April 19, 2015 Leggy | Slushy | Wray 8 pm Best Friend Bar Sunday Service: Restless Leg String Band 9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Home Free 8 pm Lexington Opera House Graveyard Romeos 9 pm Malabu Pub Band of Lovers | Smith and Weeden 8 pm Willie’s MONDAY April 20, 2015 Hazy Skies | Ink & Lead | Chopper Brown 9 pm Al’s Bar WoodSongs: Ben Sollee | The Portland Cello Project 6:45 pm Lyric Theatre Walk The Moon 8 pm Mercury Ballroom (Louisville) Tee Dee Young 9 pm Tee Dee’s Blues Club TUESDAY April 21, 2015 Neighbor | Ondezvous | Near Earth Objects 9 pm Al’s Bar Strand of Oaks 10 pm The Green Lantern The Northside Sheiks 8 pm Henry Clay’s Pub Cary Hudson 8 pm Willie’s WEDNESDAY April 22, 2015 Red Barn Radio: The Fauxgrass Quartet 8 pm ArtsPlace The Kentucky Hoss Cats 8 pm Blue Stallion Ben Sollee 7:30 pm Kentucky Theatre DeBraun Thomas 8 pm Parlay Social 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