THURSDAY May 7, 2015 Theatre: Studio Players’ Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Carriage House Theatre at 8 pm. Shows through Sunday. Concert: Eric Church at Rupp Arena at 7:30 pm. Film: Lunafest Lexington at the Kentucky Theatre at 7 pm. Thursday Night Live: The Swells at Cheapside Pavilion at 5 pm. Comedy: Tom Green at Comedy Off Broadway at 7:15 pm. Shows through Sunday. FRIDAY May 8, 2015 Art: Lexington Guild of Printmakers Members’ Exhibition at The Bread Box from 6 pm - 10 pm. Music: Pajama Jammy Jam with Bianca Spriggs and DJ JustMe at Al’s Bar at 8 pm. Fundraiser: American Cancer Society’s Purses Pouts and Pearls at The Carrick House at 6 pm. Film: Rio at the Farish Theatre at 5:30 pm. SATURDAY May 9, 2015 Art: Mayfest Arts Fair at Gratz Park & Transy from 10 am - 6 pm. Through Sunday. Fair: Southland Street Fair on Southland Drive from 3 pm - 8 pm includes food, drinks, talks, activities, and music. Drink: Coffee Beer Day at Country Boy Brewing from 8 am to noon. Dance: Beauty of Jasmine at the UK Singletary Center at 2 pm. Drink: Drunk & Sailor’s Beer and Booty Tour returns to Lexington’s downtown area. SUNDAY May 10, 2015 Eat: Lee Carroll’s Soul Jazz Summit Mother’s Day Brunch at Willie’s at 11 am. Dance: Shree School of Dance at the Farish Theatre at 2 pm. WWE Live at Rupp Arena at 7 pm. MONDAY May 11, 2015 WoodSongs: HillBenders at the Lyric Theatre at 6:45 pm. Read: Charlaine Harris’ Day Shift at Joseph-Beth at 7 pm. TUESDAY May 12, 2015 Theatre: Menopause the Musical at Lexington Opera House at 7 pm. Shows through Wednesday. Film: Good Foods Film Series presents Seeds of Freedom at the Farish Theatre at 6:30 pm. Eat: West Sixth Beer Dinner at Winchell’s at 5 pm. WEDNESDAY May 13, 2015 Gigs: The Underhills, ATTEMPT, and Warren Byron at Al’s Bar at 9 pm. Red Barn Radio: Linda Jean Stokley & Friends at Artsplace at 8 pm. Comedy: Ian Bagg at Comedy Off Broadway at 7:15 pm. Shows through Saturday. 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 May 7 thru May 13 2015 THURSDAY May 7, 2015 The Tallboys | Shock Theatre 9 pm Al’s Bar Hank Smith Band 7 pm Austin City Saloon Thursday Night Live: The Swells 5 pm Cheapside Pavilion Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s RiFF RAFF 9 pm James Pepper Distillery Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley 9 pm Natasha’s Prince Tone 8 pm Royal Lounge Eric Church 7:30 pm Rupp Arena Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons 8 pm Willie’s FRIDAY May 8, 2015 Mike Archer 8 pm Azur Tyler, the Creator 8 pm Bogart’s (Cincinnati) Warhammer | The Elsinores Best Friend Bar 5 Jazz (Band) 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini Brian Himes 10 pm Cheapside Vessel 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s Jason Aldean 7:30 pm KFC Yum Center (Louisville) Big Fat Liars 9 pm Natasha’s WildSide 9 pm O’Neill’s David and Whitney 10 pm Tin Roof All the Little Pieces | Chris Carpenter 8 pm Willie’s SATURDAY May 9, 2015 JACT 9 pm Al’s Bar The Whitehall Bear | Dirtbag Best Friend Bar 5 Jazz (Band) 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini Custom Made Bluegrass 5 pm Good Foods Drunk & Sailor | Greg Austin 9 pm Henry Clay’s Les McCann Juke Joint 7 pm Lyric Theatre The Bats 8 pm Natasha’s WildSide 9 pm O’Neill’s The Velvet Blue 7 pm Southland Street Fair SUNDAY May 10, 2015 Restless Leg String Band 9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s The Ohio Players Tribute Band 7 pm Lyric Theatre Lee Carroll’s Soul Jazz Summit Mother’s Day Brunch: Willie Eames, David Farris, Smith Donaldson, Jay Crutcher Crutcher, Tripp Bratton, Chase Fleming 11 am Willie’s MONDAY May 11, 2015 Woodsongs: HillBenders 6:45 pm Lyric Theatre Milky Chance 8 pm Headliners (Louisville) TUESDAY May 12, 2015 Not Half Bad | Secret Stuff | Middle Class Mischief Best Friend Bar The Northside Sheiks 8 pm Henry Clay’s Paramore 8 pm Louisville Palace (Louisville) The Metrognomes 7 pm Moondance Amphitheatre WEDNESDAY May 13, 2015 The Underhills | ATTEMPT | Warren Byrom 9 pm Al’s Bar Red Barn Radio: Linda Jean Stokley & Friends 8 pm Artsplace The Swells 8 pm Blue Stallion DeBraun Thomas 8 pm Parlay Social Hello There | Zen Highway 8 pm Tee Dee’s Blues Bar 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