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March 2015

The Buddy Holly Experience, EKU

March 26 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience featuring America’s premier Buddy Holly interpreter, Billy McGuigan performing at the EKU Center of the Arts on Thursday March 26 at 7:30 pm.

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Music: UK Choral Spring Concert, Singletary Center

March 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The UK Women’s Choir and Men’s Chorus Spring Concert is at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm on March 26.

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Opera: ‘Thy Will Be Done’ Easter Oratorio, Cathedral of Christ The King

March 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cathedral of Christ the King,
Colony Blvd, Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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“Thy Will Be Done” Easter Oratorio, produced by Dr. Everett McCorvey, starring Metropolitan Opera tenor Greg Turay as Jesus. At Cathedral of Christ the King (on Colony) at 7:30 pm on March 25.  

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Kronos Quartet, EKU

March 19 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Kronos Quartet will be performing “World War I Chronicles” at the EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday March 19 at 7:30 pm.

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Music: Gaither Vocal Band, EKU

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
EKU Center for the Arts,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Gaither Vocal Band perform at the EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond at 7 pm on March 13.

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Audra McDonald, EKU

March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Audra McDonald will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday March 12 at 7:30 pm.

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Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, EKU

March 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday March 5 at 7:30 pm.

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Concert: Lex Chamber Chorale: A Night in Vienna, Second Presbyterian Church

March 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Second Presbyterian Church,
460 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Lexington Chamber Chorale presents A Night in Vienna with Lexington Vintage Dance. The concert takes place at Second Presbyterian Church at 7:30 pm on March 7. “Lehar, Strauss, and other composers knew how to musically celebrate the life of Vienna society. Scenes from operettas, with music and dance, are the core of this concert.”

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February 2015

Kodo, EKU

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Performing on the larger-than-life taiko drum, the Kodo drummers reinterpret traditional Japanese arts with astounding energy and athleticism. Performing at the EKU Center for the Arts on Saturday February 28 at 7:30 pm.

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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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The Hot Sardines, EKU

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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The Hot Sardines will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Tuesday February 24 at 7:30 pm.

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Music For Mission: Everett McCorvey, First Presbyterian Church

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church,
174 Market St, Lexington, KY United States
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Music For Mission: The American Spiritual Ensemble with Everett McCorvey is at First Presbyterian Church at 7 pm on Tuesday, February 24. The American Spiritual Ensemble is a concert of spirituals and other repertoire from the African-American tradition.

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Rain: A Beatles Tribute, Lexington Opera House

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Variety Live and The Opera House Fund present: “Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles” on February 17 at 7:30 pm. “Rain follows the career of The Beatles from the British invasion and their landmark performances on The Ed Sullivan Show and at Shea Stadium through their final albums Abbey Road and Let it Be. The mood is set with original film footage and TV commercials from the 1960s and over the course of show, the musicians who play John,…

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Concert: Sundy Best, Lexington Opera House

February 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Sundy Best perform at the Lexington Opera House on February 13 at 8 pm.

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Music: Tchaikovsky & Crouching Tiger, Singletary Center

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Lexington Philharmonic presents Tchaikovsky & Crouching Tiger at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts at 7:30 pm. “Kayoko Dan, Guest Conductor DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun TAN DUN: Crouching Tiger Concerto for cello and orchestra Benjamin Karp, cello TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 2 Contemporary Chinese composer Tan Dun’s, Crouching Tiger Concerto for cello and orchestra and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2 cross paths in the surprising Tchaikovsky and Crouching Tiger. Tan Dun’s Crouching Tiger Concerto weaves together melodies from the Silk Road as inspired by…

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Concert: Acoustikats, Student Center Ballroom

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UK Student Center Grand Ballroom,
Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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After Dark – A Paws and Listen & Acoustikats performance.

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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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January 2015

Carrie Newcomer, EKU

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Carrie Newcomer will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Saturday January 31 at 7:30 pm.

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Concert: A Space Odyssey Live, Singletary Center

January 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Singletary Center,
UK, Lexington, KY United States
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On Saturday, January 31, at 7:30 pm, the Singletary Center For the Arts will host a screening of the film, 2001: A Space Odyssey with a live performance from the UK Symphony Orchestra and Chorale. “Highly regarded as the most groundbreaking sci-fi movie of all time, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is a masterpiece achievement of artistic innovation in cinema.  Known for its astute integration of music in film, 2001 features a score like none other.  From the iconic…

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Keb’ Mo’, Lexington Opera House

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY United States
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Keb’ Mo’ performs at the Lexington Opera House at 7:30 pm on January 28. “The volunteers of the Troubadour Concert Series and Highbridge Springs Water are proud to return three-time Grammy winner, Keb’ Mo’ in concert at the Lexington Opera House. This multi-award winning blues master has been described as “a living link to the seminal Delta blues that travelled up the Mississippi River and across the expanse of America.” His post-modern blues style is influenced by folk, rock, jazz…

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Million Dollar Quartet, EKU

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Million Dollar Quartet will be performing at the EKU Center for the Arts on Wednesday January 21 at 7:30 pm.

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Concert: Nicholas Goluses, Singletary Center

January 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Singletary Center for the Arts,
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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Guitarist Nicholas Goluses will preform on Sunday, January 18 at 7:30 pm. “One of America’s most sought-after guitarists, Nicholas Goluses is Professor of Guitar and director of the guitar programs at the Eastman School of Music, widely recognized as one of the world’s premier conservatories and a leading center for guitar study. At Eastman, he received the Eisenhart Award for Excellence, and is currently CoChair of the string department. Mr. Goluses has held the Andrés Segovia Faculty Chair at the…

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Concert: Laa Ann Womack, Norton Center

January 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Norton Center for the Arts,
600 West Walnut Street , Danville, KY 40422 United States
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Grammy and Country Music Association Album of the Year winner, Lee Ann Womack will preform at the Norton Center for the Arts on Saturday, January 17 at 8 pm.

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Concert: Miranda Lambert, Rupp Arena

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 W. Vine St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Female Vocalist of the Year, Miranda Lambert, will perform at Rupp Arena on Friday, January 16, at 7 pm. Lambert will also perform with the Academy of Country Music’s New Artist of the Year winner, Justin Moore.

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Lex Theatre Company: Concert With The Stars, Lexington Opera House

January 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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“Broadway, Television and Film Stars, Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde, Anger Management, Hart of Dixie), Jonathan Groff (Spring Awakening, Glee, Disney’s Frozen) and Mara Davi (A Chorus Line, Smash) headline this exciting evening of musical theatre favorites to help launch The Lexington Theatre Company – Lexington’s newest professional theatre company.  The Lexington Theatre Company will pair Today’s Broadway Stars with Tomorrow’s Broadway Hopefuls to create fantastic productions right here in Lexington, Kentucky. Don’t miss this one-night-only performance and the announcement of the…

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Concert: Travis Tritt, Lexington Opera House

January 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY United States
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Travis Tritt performs at the Lexington Opera House at 8 pm. “No sky is bluer, no air crisper, no leaf greener than after a storm, and Travis Tritt is adding a musical addendum to that list with the release of The Calm After …. Part metaphor and surprisingly literal, the title is reflective of a fresh and focused start for one of the most successful and acclaimed musical creators of his era. The tumult his music has come through to…

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December 2014

Concert: A Ceremony of Carols, Christ Church Cathedral

December 24, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Christ Church Cathedral,
166 Market St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten with Elaine Cook, harp and the Cathedral Girls Choir: December 24 at Christ Church Cathedral. “A Ceremony of Carols, a 30 minute choral work by Benjamin Britten will be performed by the Christ Church Cathedral Girls Choir accompanied by Elaine Cook, harp. Written for Christmas, the text is drawn from middle English poetry. The performance precedes the 5 pm Christmas Eve Eucharist.”

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Concert: A Ceremony of Carols, Christ Church Cathedral

December 22, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Christ Church Cathedral,
166 Market Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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A Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten with Elaine Cook, harp and the Cathedral Girls Choir: December 22 at Christ Church Cathedral. “A Ceremony of Carols, a 30 minute choral work by Benjamin Britten will be performed by the Christ Church Cathedral Girls Choir accompanied by Elaine Cook, harp. Written for Christmas, the text is drawn from middle English poetry.”

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A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, Good Shepherd Church

December 21, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Church of the Good Shepherd,
533 E. Main Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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On December 21, Good Shepherd Episcopal Church hosts A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, performed by Church of the Good Shepherd Choirs and directed by John Linker.

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Straight No Chaser Christmas, EKU

December 17, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Straight No Chaser will be performing a Christmas special at the EKU Center for the Arts on Wednesday December 17 at 7:30 pm.

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MUSIC: Beaumont Middle School Winter Concert, Singletary Center

December 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Beaumont Middle School presents its’ winter concert on Monday, December 15th at 6 pm.

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MUSIC: CKYO Winter Concert, Singletary Center

December 14, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Singletary Center,
Lexington, United States
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The Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra will present its winter concert on Sunday, December 14th at 7:30 pm.

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Alltech Holiday Celebration of Song, Victorian Square

December 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Victorian Square,
Lexington, KY United States
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December 14 at 6 pm at Victorian Square (Main St. & Broadway). “An Old Fashioned Celebration of Christmas Carols conducted by Everett McCorvey, featuring vocalists of UK Opera Theatre & the Alltech Opera Scholarship Competition, Victorian Square Orchestra, Lexington Singers Children’s Choir, Alluring Community Handbell Ensemble & tenor Gregory Turay. Free. Sponsored by UK Opera Theatre & Alltech. More info 859-257-9331.”

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Lexington Philharmonic Candy Cane Concert, UK Singletary Center

December 14, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Singletary Center for the Arts,
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY United States
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Lexington Philharmonic Candy Cane Concert: “Holiday Dance Mix”: Sunday, December 14 at 3:30 pm at the UK Singletary Center. Featuring: Bill Meck – Narrator Bluegrass Youth Ballet Mctaggert Dancers Diana Evans Dance (Tap Features) UK Steel Drums and Percussion – James Campbell

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Concert: Chamber Chorale, Second Presbyterian Church

December 13, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Second Presbyterian Church,
460 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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On December 13, the Lexington Chamber Chorale presents Before the Marvel of This Night at Second Presbyterian Church. The annual Christmas concert will include a sing-along and be followed by a reception with delicious treats and a raffle. In addition to fresh arrangements of familiar carols from around the world, the Chorale will sing selections from Messiah. Share the Chorale’s traditions and join us for this holiday celebration.

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Lexington Singers: Handel’s Messiah, Singletary Center

December 12, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Singletary Center,
405 ROSE ST., Lexington, KY United States
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The Lexington Singers present Handel’s Messiah at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts on December 12 at 8 pm. “Celebrate the season with the Lexington Singers as we present the best in choral music traditions. Those in-the-know know not to miss a rare Lexington appearance by soloist Gregory Turay, hailed by the London Times as “one of the brightest natural talents to have emerged from the US in recent years.” “

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Christmas, EKU

December 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on Friday December 12 at 7:30 pm.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Rupp Arena

December 11, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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“Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) will wrap up 2014 by performing their rock opera The Christmas Attic live for the first time in arenas across the nation on their Winter Tour 2014, including a stop at Rupp Arena. While 1998’s The Christmas Attic features one of the band’s most popular songs “Christmas Canon,” surprisingly, it is the only album of The Christmas Trilogy never to be performed live. Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s rock opera, The Christmas Attic will be re-released, to coincide with the tour,…

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Wynonna & The Big Noise, Centre College

December 6, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Norton Center for the Arts,
600 West Walnut Street , Danville, KY 40422 United States
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Wynonna & The Big Noise: A Simpler Christmas at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts’ Newlin Hall on Saturday, December 6 at 8 pm. “Celebrate the holidays with five-time Grammy® award-winning country music superstar, Wynonna, who will spread festive cheer across the Bluegrass with her smooth vocals and tremendous live presence in an unforgettable performance that will warm the heart and inspire the spirit.  With “A Simpler Christmas,” audiences can expect a mix of traditional Christmas classics, Wynonna’s own holiday…

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Concert: Handel’s Messiah, Cathedral of Christ The King

December 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cathedral of Christ the King,
299 Colony Blvd, Lexington, KY 40502 United States
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Handel’s Messiah at Cathedral of Christ The King on December 6. “Tickets are now on sale for the 23rd annual performance of Handel’s Messiah. Presented in the beauty of the Cathedral, this is the essential Christmas music experience. The Lexington Baroque Ensemble, guest soloists and the Cathedral’s boy, girl and men’s choirs join forces under the direction of Canon Musician Erich Balling.”

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UK Holiday Collage Concert, Singletary Center

December 6, 2014 - December 7, 2014
Singletary Center,
UK, Lexington, KY United States
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The University of Kentucky Choirs present the 17th annual Collage concert, featuring The Lexington Singers, The Lexington Singers Children’s Chorus, and vocalists and musicians from the UK School of Music and the Lexington community. December 6: 2 pm & 7:30 pm December 7: 3 pm

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Music: Gift of Holiday Music, Haggin Auditorium

December 5, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Haggin Auditorium at Transylvania University,
Lexington, KY United States
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On Friday, Dec. 5th, Transylvania will host the Gift of Holiday Music Concert over at Transy’s Haggin Auditorium. “Ring in the season with A Gift of Holiday Music Concert, a local favorite featuring the Transylvania Band, the Transylvania Chamber Orchestra, the Transylvania University Choir, Women’s Chorus and Pioneer Voices Men’s Choir. Offering beloved secular and sacred melodies, each group will perform a short set and then appear together for a single song. This concert is free and open to the…

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Music: Handel’s Messiah, Christ Church Cathedral

December 5, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Christ Church Cathedral,
166 Market Street, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Lexington Baroque Ensemble and the Cathedral Choir present ‘Messiah’ on Friday, December 5, at 7:30 pm.

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MUSIC: Troubadour Concert Series: Blue Sky Riders, The Lyric Theatre

December 2, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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On Tuesday December 2nd The Blue Sky Riders will perform songs from their debut album at the Lyric Theatre. “Kenny Loggins has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and now he’s part of the country trio “Blue Sky Riders,” (Kenny Loggins, Georgia Middleman, Gary Burr) whose debut album, “Finally Home,” came out earlier this year. Performing such favorites as ‘Celebrate Me Home,’ ‘This Is It,’ ‘Whenever I Call You Friend,’ Footloose and ‘Danny’s Song,’ along with Blue Sky Riders performing…

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November 2014

Concert: Slipknot, Rupp Arena

November 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rupp Arena,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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“Slipknot have announced the next phase of their uncompromising history -– the release of .5: The Gray Chapter – the fifth studio album from the GRAMMY AWARD®-winning group – arrives on October 21, while their North American Prepare For Hell tour, promoted exclusively by Live Nation, is set to kick off immediately following the band’s previously announced Knotfest (October 24 – 26) and will include a stop in Lexington, KY at Rupp Arena on Saturday, November 22nd. Slipknot have also…

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RED BARN RADIO: My Brother The Bear, Arts Place

November 19, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtsPlace,
161 N. Mill St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Indie Folk band, My Brother the Bear will perform on Wednesday November 19th at the Arts Place.

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WOODSONGS: The New Orleans Suspects, Lyric Theatre

November 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The New Orleans Suspects are performing Monday at 7pm.

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Diego Garcia, UK Singletary Center

November 15, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
UK Singletary Center,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506 United States
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Saturday, November 15, at 7:30 pm at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts. “Prior to his successful solo career, Diego Garcia made his mark on the indie music scene as front man for the popular New York indie rock act Elefant. Drawing from his Argentine roots, he explores his Latin heritage with a sound that conjures the spirit of 1970’s troubadours like Sandro and Jobim as well as singer-songwriters like Leonard Cohen and Harry Nilsson.” For tickets, go to…

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Concert: Sundy Best, Lancaster Grand Theatre

November 14, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lancaster Grand Theatre,
117 Lexington Street, Lancaster, KY 40444 United States
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“The Eastern Kentucky duo, Sundy Best, crafts music that re-imagines timeless classic rock of the ‘70s and ‘80s – think the Eagles and the smart, whiskey-voiced lyrics of Tom Petty and Bob Seger. With Nick Jamerson on guitar and Kris Bentley on cajon, Sundy Best takes that sound, modernizes it in their own unique way by borrowing hints of country and bluegrass and makes it personal. They released their album “Bring Up the Sun” earlier this year. Rolling Stone Magazine…

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Josh Turner, EKU

November 14, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Josh Turner will be performing at the EKU Center for the Arts on Friday November 14 at 7:30 pm.

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