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November 2012

JAZZ: Live at the Library

November 8, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Public Library’s Central Branch,
140 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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On Thursday, December 13 2012, live jazz will be performed at the Lexington Public Library’s Central Branch, at 7pm

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JAZZ: Transylvania University Jazz & Percussion Ensembles

November 28, 2012 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Transylvania University’s Carrick Theater,
300 North Broadway Road, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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On Wednesday, November 28 2012, Transylvania University Jazz & Percussion Ensembles will be playing at Lexington Kentucky’s Transylvania University’s Carrick Theater at 7:30pm.

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January 2013

JAZZ: Higgins Brothers, Live at the Library

January 10, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Public Library’s Central Branch,
140 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Thursday, January 10 2013, The Higgins Brothers will be playing at 7pm, at Lexington Kentucky’s Lexington Public Library central branch.

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February 2013

JAZZ: UK Jazz Ensemble & Lab Band, UK Singletary Center

February 14, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
UK Singletary Center for the Arts,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Thursday February 14 2013, the UK Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band will be playing Lexington Kentucky’s UK Singletary Center for the Arts, at 7:30pm.

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March 2013

Jazz: Jessie Lane Powell, Lexington Public Library

March 14, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Lexington Public Library,
Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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April 2013

JAZZ: UK Jazz Ensemble, UK Singletary Center

April 11, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
UK Singletary Center for the Arts,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Thursday, April 11, 2013, the UK Jazz Ensemble will be playing 7:30pm, at Lexington Kentucky’s UK Singletary Center for the Arts.  

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May 2013

Jazz: The Jazz Collective, Live at the Library

May 9, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Lexington Public Library,
Lexington, KY United States
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Lexington Kentucky events calendar 2013.

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Concert: Anita Baker, Singletary Center

May 12, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Concerts Singletary Center May 2013 Anita Baker Anita Baker is a multi-time grammy award winner, R&B jazz singer-songwriter.  She will be performing at the Singletary Center on May 12, at 7:30 pm.

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Big Band/Jazz Series, Moondance

May 14, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running concert series, features  jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle. Admission is free. 7 pm.

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Woodsongs: Joe Lewis Walker and Aoife O’Donovan, Lyric

May 20, 2013 @ 6:45 pm
Joe Lewis Walker, Aoife O’Donovan,
300 E Third St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Woodsongs Lexington Kentucky Summer 2013 Joe Lewis Walker is a multiple Grammy award-winning guitarist whose voice and instrumental  skill has gained him worldwide fans, and has allowed him to record with names such as BB King, James Cotton, Ike Turner, and others. Aoife O’Donovan is an American singer-songwriter who gained popularity through her recordings with producer Tucker Martine.  She has recorded music that can fall into various genres, like Indie Folk and Folk Rock.

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Big Band/Jazz Series: Metrognomes, Moondance

May 21, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running concert series, features  jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle. Admission is free. 7 pm.

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Big Band/Jazz Series, BAJA, Moondance

May 28, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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BAJA, Bluegrass Area Jazz Ambassadors Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running concert series, features  jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle. Admission is free. 7 pm.

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June 2013

Big Band/Jazz Series, Moondance

June 4, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington’s longest running concert series, features  jazz and big band music weekly. The May and June concerts will be held at the Moondance at Midnight Pass Amphitheatre in Beaumont Circle. Admission is free. 7 pm.

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Jazz: Live at the Library

June 13, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 East Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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The Mike Wade Quartet will be performing at the Farish Theater at Central Library on June 13 at 7 pm as a part of Jazz: Live at the Library!  The Quartet consists of Mike Wade on the trumpet, William Menefield on piano, Anthony Lee on drums, and Brandon Meeks on bass. Live Music Listings Lexington Kentucky Summer 2013

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July 2013

MUSIC: Patriotic Concert, Transy

July 3, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
Transylvania University,
300 N. Broadway Rd. , Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Annual Free Patriotic Concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, on the lawn of the Old Morrison building at Transylvania University, with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lexington Singers. Young at Heart Jazz Band will perform from 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Part of Lexington’s July 4 festival, 2013).  Annual Free Patriotic Concert, Old Morrison, Transylvania University, Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, Lexington Singers, Young at Heart Jazz Band, July 4, 2013 

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Jazz! Live at the Library

July 11, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St., Lexington , KY 40507 United States
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The Jazz Arts Foundation presents live jazz in the Central Library’s Farish Theater on Thursday, July 11, at 7 pm. Held on the second Thursday of every month, this monthly live jazz series is free to the public.

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August 2013

Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest, Transy

August 10, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
Transylvania University,
300 North Broadway, Lexington, KY United States
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The 6th annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest will be held on August 10, 2013 at Old Morrison front lawn on Transylvania University’s campus.  Gates open at 5:30 pm, with the concert beginning at 7:30. The artist lineup includes: Alex Bugnon, Cindy Bradley, and Nelson Rangell.

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December 2013

Concert: Arturo Sandoval, UK Singletary

December 14, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Arturo takes the Bluegrass stage with the UK Wind Symphony, under the direction of Cody Birdwell. A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at the age of 12 of jazz trumpet and flugal horn, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer. Sandoval has  nine Grammys, six Billboard Awards and an Emmy award. (Not to be confused with visual artist and UK professor, Arturo Sandoval.) Arturo Sandoval, a legendary jazz artist,…

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August 2014

Deep Roots-Tall Trees, Lyric Theater

August 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lyric Theater,
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First African Christian Church Presents:  Benefit Jazz Concert: Deep Roots-Tall Trees from 6-8 pm on Friday August 8th.

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Mike Wade & The Mighty Groovers, Farish Theater

August 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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Mike Wade & The Mighty Groovers play at the Farish Theater inside the Lexington Public Library on Thursday August 14th at 7 pm.

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September 2014

Jazz: Live at the Library, Farish Theater

September 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Jazz Arts Foundation and Jamey Aebersold Jazz sponsor free jazz performances every second Thursday of the month, at the Farish Theater, at 7 pm. 

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Trombone Shorty, UK Singletary Center

September 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Singletary Center for the Arts,
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY United States
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On Friday, September 12, 2014, at 7:30 pm, the Singletary Center for the Arts presents Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Trombone Shorty and his ensemble, Orleans Avenue, have toured across five continents and were nominated for a Grammy for “Backatown,” off their debut album. Their style of music, dubbed “Supafunkrock,” is a mix of rock, funk, jazz, hip-hop, and soul.  

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Marcus Roberts Trio, Lexington Opera House

September 12, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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“Marcus Robert Trio: A GRAND Celebration will highlight the return of the Steinway Grand to the Opera House stage after a complete restoration. At age 21, Roberts began touring with Wynton Marsalis and stayed with the group for over six years. His work has reached critical acclaim, several having reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s traditional jazz chart. Roberts’ recording legacy reflects his tremendous versatility as an artist and includes solo piano, duets, and trio arrangements of jazz standards, original suites of…

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The Positive Movement Band, Lyric Theatre

September 26, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lyric Theatre,
Elm Tree Lane, Lexington, KY United States
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“THE POSITIVE MOVEMENT BAND of Lexington, KY will stage a rare public performance of Jazz, Blues, Gospel, and R&B music! This is an opportunity for everyone to enjoy a night of free musical entertainment featuring the dynamic sounds & arrangements of keyboardist Steven Mabson, guitar player, DJ Rice; recent winner of Regional Blues Challenge and competitor for the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN! Along with group of musicians and vocalist such as Simon Peter Rawlings and Vera Soules Mabson,…

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October 2014

Jazz Live at the Library, Farish Theatre

October 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Kasi Crooks and The Kendall Carter Trio perform at the Farish Theater at the Central Library at 7 pm as a part of the Jazz Live at the Library series.

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Branford Marsalis, UK Singletary Center

October 26, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UK Singletary Center,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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“Grammy Award-winning and Tony Award nominated saxophonist and composer Branford Marsalis is joined by the renowned Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, for 20 performances only, on his national ‘Well-Tempered’ tour, featuring Baroque masterpieces by Albinoni, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and more. Leader of one of the finest jazz quartets today, and a soloist with classical ensembles, Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time.” Sunday, October 26th at 3 pm at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

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November 2014

Concert: Taj Mahal, Lexington Opera House

November 2, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Taj Mahal visits the Lexington Opera House on Sunday, November 2. “The Grammy winning composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist  is one of the most prominent figures in late 20th century blues and roots music. Though his career began more than four decades ago with American blues, he has broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music representing virtually every corner of the world — west Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Hawaiian islands and so much more.”

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Jazz: Jamey Aebersold Quartet, Central Library

November 13, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Central Library Theatre,
Main Street, Lexington, KY United States
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The Jazz Arts Foundation and the Lexington Public Library continue the”Jazz: Live at the Library” series of concerts at the Central Library Theatre. On November 13, the show features the Jamey Aebersold Quartet.

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December 2014

New Year’s Eve Jazz: Ute Lemper, Lexington Opera House

December 31, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY United States
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“The Lexington Philharmonic ends 2014 in style in a performance with cabaret and jazz singer, Ute Lemper. At the Lexington Opera House, Ute will conjure the sultry atmosphere of the Moulin Rouge, performing the music of Edith Piaff, Gershwin, Weill, and more.”

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January 2015

Jazz Live at the Library, Farish Theatre

January 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The next installment of Jazz! Live at the Library at comes back to the Farish Theatre at the Central Library on January 8.

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February 2015

Music: Cyrille Aimée, Centre College

February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Norton Center for the Arts,
600 West Walnut Street , Danville, KY 40422 United States
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Jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimée performs at the Norton Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm on February 5.

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Gregory Porter, EKU

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Gregory Porter will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Saturday February 7 at 7:30 pm.

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Jazz: UK Jazz Ensemble, Singletary Center

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Singletary Center,
Lexington, United States
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The UK Jazz Ensemble and Lab Band Concert is at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm on February 12.

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Music: Cameron Carpenter, Centre College

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Norton Center for the Arts,
600 West Walnut Street , Danville, KY 40422 United States
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The Norton Center for the Arts hosts Cameron Carpenter, the first ever organist nominated for a Grammy Award. His repertoire includes the complete works of J.S. Bach and Cesar Franck, as well as hundreds of transcriptions of non-organ work, from jazz to pop. The show starts at 8 pm on February 27 at the Norton Center for the Arts’ Newlin Hall.

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March 2015

Jazz: Live at the Library, Farish Theatre

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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Jazz! Live at the Library at the Farish Theatre in the Central Library on March 12, 2015 at 7 pm.

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Red Barn Radio: The Jenkins Twins, ArtsPlace

March 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ArtsPlace,
161 North Mill St, Lexington, KY United States
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The Jenkins Twins play at ArtsPlace at 8 pm on Wednesday, March 18 as part of Red Barn Radio.

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Jazz: Big Band Blast VI, Singletary Center

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Singletary Center,
Lexington, United States
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Big Band Blast VI is at the Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm on March 28.

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April 2015

Music: Jazz Arts Foundation, Farish Theatre

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farish Theater (Central Library),
140 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Jazz Arts Foundation is at the Farish Theatre at 7 pm on Thursday, April 30.

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May 2015

Jazz: Live at the Library, Farish Theatre

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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The monthly jazz concert series, brought by the Jazz Arts Foundation, is at the Central Library Farish Theatre on Thursday, May 14 from 7 pm – 8 pm.

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Dr. John: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong, Lexington Opera House

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Troubadour Concert Series & Highbridge Spring Water presents Dr John’s A Tribute to Louis Armstrong at the Lexington Opera House on May 17, 2015. “Six-time Grammy winner Dr. John is known the world over as the embodiment of New Orleans’ musical legacy. His career began in the 1950s performing with some of the Crescent City’s greatest acts. By the 1960s, he was a sought-after session musician, playing on records by Van Morrison, Aretha Franklin and The Rolling Stones, before establishing a solo…

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June 2015

JAZZ: Joey & the Cruisers, Moondance Amphitheater

June 2
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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Joey & the Cruisers are playing at the Moondance Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 2 at 7:00 pm.

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Big Band & Jazz: Walnut Street Ramblers, Moondance Amphitheatre

June 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY 40513 United States
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Big Band & Jazz 2015: Walnut Street Ramblers play at the Moondance Amphitheatre at 7 pm on June 9, 2015. “The return of spring means the return of one of Lexington’s longest running concert series – Big Band & Jazz. With a full schedule of live music planned, concert-goers can enjoy weekly Big Band or jazz music at Moondance Amphitheatre (May & June concerts) or Ecton Park (July & August concerts). Picnics are encouraged and patrons should bring a lawn…

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Jazz: Live at the Library, Farish Theatre

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Farish Theater,
140 E Main St, Lexington, KY United States
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A monthly live jazz show presented by the Jazz Arts Foundation. Jazz! Live at the Library is at the Central Library’s Farish Theatre on June 11 at 7 pm.

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Big Band & Jazz: Tim Lake & the Blue Jazz Ramblers, Moondance Amphitheatre

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz 2015: Tim Lake & the Blue Jazz Ramblers play at the Moondance Amphitheatre at 7 pm on June 16, 2015. “The return of spring means the return of one of Lexington’s longest running concert series – Big Band & Jazz. With a full schedule of live music planned, concert-goers can enjoy weekly Big Band or jazz music at Moondance Amphitheatre (May & June concerts) or Ecton Park (July & August concerts). Picnics are encouraged and patrons…

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Big Band & Jazz: Lexington Concert Band, Moondance Amphitheatre

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz 2015: Lexington Concert Band play at the Moondance Amphitheatre at 7 pm on June 23, 2015. “The return of spring means the return of one of Lexington’s longest running concert series – Big Band & Jazz. With a full schedule of live music planned, concert-goers can enjoy weekly Big Band or jazz music at Moondance Amphitheatre (May & June concerts) or Ecton Park (July & August concerts). Picnics are encouraged and patrons should bring a lawn…

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Big Band & Jazz: Dimartino Osland Jazz Orchestra, Moondance Amphitheatre

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moondance Amphitheater,
Beaumont Circle, Lexington, KY 40513 United States
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Big Band & Jazz 2015: Dimartino Osland Jazz Orchestra play at the Moondance Amphitheatre at 7 pm on June 30, 2015. “The return of spring means the return of one of Lexington’s longest running concert series – Big Band & Jazz. With a full schedule of live music planned, concert-goers can enjoy weekly Big Band or jazz music at Moondance Amphitheatre (May & June concerts) or Ecton Park (July & August concerts). Picnics are encouraged and patrons should bring a…

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July 2015

Big Band & Jazz: Colonel’s Choice, Ecton Park

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ecton Park,
956 Turkey Foot Road, Lexington, KY United States
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Big Band & Jazz 2015: Colonel’s Choice play at Ecton Park at 7 pm on July 7, 2015. “The return of spring means the return of one of Lexington’s longest running concert series – Big Band & Jazz. With a full schedule of live music planned, concert-goers can enjoy weekly Big Band or jazz music at Moondance Amphitheatre (May & June concerts) or Ecton Park (July & August concerts). Picnics are encouraged and patrons should bring a lawn chair or…

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