Ace Summer Guide: Lexington Music Series, 2015

Ace Summer Guide: Lexington Music Series, 2015


Ace_SummerGuide_MusicSeries_2015Summer Music Series

If free live music is on your summer to-do list, there is something nearly every night of the week this summer. Don’t forget your picnic basket and lawn chair.


Southland Jamboree: 7 pm at Moondance Amphitheatre every Monday

Southland Jamboree has relocated this year from its home on Southland Drive to Moondance Amphitheatre.

June 1: Laurel River Line

June 8: Mountain Connection

June 15: Dale Ann Bradley

June 22: NewTown

June 29: Cane Run Bluegrass

July 6: Blue Eagle Band

July 13: Michael Cleveland

July 20: Custom Made Bluegrass

July 27: Dean Osborne

August 3: Stone Cold Grass

August 10: Half Past Lonesome

August 17: Samantha Cunningham & Friends

August 24: Dover Creek


JUNE Big Band & Jazz: 7 pm at Moondance Amphitheater on Tuesdays

June 2: Joey & the Cruisers

June 9: Walnut Street Ramblers

June 16: Tim Lake & the Blue Jazz Ramblers

June 23: Lexington Concert Band

June 30: Dimartino Osland Jazz Orchestra

The Big Band & Jazz series begins the season at Moondance. Picnics are encouraged and patrons should bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating.

JULY AND AUGUST Big Band & Jazz: 7 pm at Ecton Park on Tuesdays

July 7: Colonel’s Choice

July 14: Dan Brock & Friends

July 21: Osland Dailey Jazztet

July 28: Jazzberry Jam

August 4: Lexington Concert Band

August 11: Rick Cook Quintet

August 18: Dave Shelton Jazz Quintet

August 25: (Rain Date)

The Big Band and Jazz series continues the season in July and August at Ecton Park.


Thursday Night Live: 5 pm Thursdays at Cheapside Pavilion

June 4: The Trendells

June 11: Encore of Lexington

June 18: The Johnson Brothers

June 25: Rebel Without A Cause

July 2: The Tim Talbert Project

July 9: SixtyFourWest

July 16: Better Off Dead

July 23: Prime Cut Band

July 30: The Bobby Perry Band

August 6: The Big Maracas

August 13: Lauren Mink Band

August 20: Conch Republic

August 27: Kenny Owens

September 3: Mercy Men

September 10: Big Black Cadillac

September 17: Girls Guns & Glory

September 24:  The Barrows

October 1: Five Below Band

October 8: Blind Corn Liquor Pickers

October 15: The Twiggenbury’s

October 22: Tony and the Tanlines


Summer Nights in Suburbia: 7 pm at Moondance Amphitheater on Fridays

June 5: Johnson Brothers

June 12: C the Beat

June 19: New Country Rehab

June 26: Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

August 7: The Stella Vees

August 14: Brian Owens & the Soul of Cash

August 21: Bridge 19

August 28: Bear Medicine

September 4: Coralee & the Townies

Summer Nights in Suburbia concert series. Held from 7 to 9 pm on Friday nights in May, June and August at Moon Dance Amphitheater in Beaumont Center, this weekly event will feature a wide variety of live bands. There will also be food and beverage trucks onsite. Remember to bring your lawn chair or blanket for seating.

Phoenix Fridays: 5 pm at Phoenix Park

June 19: Ben Sollee, Humming House, and Twin Limb

July 17: Kopecky, A.J. Ghent, and The Wags

August 21: Turbo Fruits, The Vespers, and Coralee and The Townies

This live music series is the third Friday of May through August in Phoenix Park at the corner of Main and Limestone. Live music begins at 5:30.

This article also appears on page 6 of the June 2015 print issue of Ace, the 2015 Lexington Summer Guide.

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