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November 2014

Red Barn Radio: Restless Leg String Band, ArtsPlace

November 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ArtsPlace,
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On November 26, Restless Leg String Band performs at ArtsPlace at 8 pm as a part of Red Barn Radio.

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Woodsongs: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Lyric Theatre

November 24 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lyric Theater,
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Woodsongs Partners Night features a double-header and starts at 6:30 pm. Ramblin’ Jack Elliott is the headliner. He is supported by Neil Robinson & The Rose of No-Man’s Land and Country Current.

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Gigs: Restless Leg String Band, Cosmic Charlie’s

November 23 @ 10:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Cosmic Charlie’s,
388 Woodland Avenue, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Sunday Service: Restless Leg String Band at Cosmic Charlie’s: November 23 at 10 pm.

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Concert: Slipknot, Rupp Arena

November 22 @ 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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Kentucky Kicks Ass Brewfest, The Grand Reserve

November 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Grand Reserve,
903 Manchester St., Lexington, KY United States
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“Craft Beer in Kentucky is growing at an amazing speed. Come down and taste from more than 13 of Kentucky’s breweries.Brews: Against the Grain, Apocalypse, BBC, Beer Engine, Blue Stallion, Country Boys Cumberland, Ei8ht Ball, Ethereal, Falls City, Kentucky Ale, Rooster Brew, Sterling, West Sixth, and more Food By: Hardwood Pizza Co., Minton’s at 760, and Thai & MightyMusic By: DJ Leroy spins Swingin’ Country and Rockin’ Bop tunesFull Bar by Grand Reserve for Non-beer drinkers Benefiting: Kentuckians For The…

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Gigs: Aaron Behrens & The Midnight Stroll, Cosmic Charlie’s

November 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cosmic Charlie’s,
388 Woodland Avenue, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Ghostland Observatory’s Aaron Behrens and The Midnight Stroll play at Cosmic Charlie’s on Friday, November 21.

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RED BARN RADIO: My Brother The Bear, Arts Place

November 19 @ 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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Ballet: Great Russian Nutcracker, UK Singletary Center

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
UK Singletary Center for the Arts,
405 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Tuesday, November 18 at 7 pm. “Moscow Ballet’s spectacular Great Russian Nutcracker… Celebrate the beloved Christmas tradition with the whole family as 40 world-class Russian artists bring this charming classic to life. The New York Times raves “Knock Out!” Experience Tchaikovsky’s master score this Christmas with the magic of larger than-life-puppets, a growing Christmas Tree and super-sized Matrushka dolls…”

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WOODSONGS: The New Orleans Suspects, Lyric Theatre

November 17 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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Opera: Carmina Burana, UK Singletary Center

November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

November 14 at 7:30pm: Carmina Burana at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts. “SCRIABIN, The Poem of Ecstasy ORFF, Carmina Burana featuring regional college chorus from Eastern Kentucky University, Berea College, University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, and a children’s choir from SCAPA Amanda Woodbury, soprano Daniel Shirley, tenor Chad Sloan, baritone The illuminating power of Orff’s Carmina Burana and Scriabin’s symphonic poem, The Poem of Ecstasy catch fire in Carmina Burana! Scriabin’s enigmatic Poem of Ecstasy opens the program…

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Jazz: Jamey Aebersold Quartet, Central Library

November 13 @ 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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FUNDRAISER: Night of Hope, Lexington Opera House

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lexington Opera House,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Ball Homes presents the Night Of Hope, with special guest performance by author and singer/songwriter Jimmy Wayne.

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Concert: Gov’t Mule, Lexington Opera House

November 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Gov’t Mule perform at the Lexington Opera House on November 11. “Highbridge Spring Water and the volunteers of the Troubadour Concert Series are proud to bring Gov’t Mule to the Lexington Opera House. Gov’t Mule is a Southern rock jam band, formed in 1994 as a side project of The Allman Brothers Band by guitarist Warren Haynes and bassist Allen Woody. The group has become a staple act at music festivals across North America, with both its members and frequent…

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Daughtry, EKU Center for the Arts

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
EKU Center for the Arts,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Daughtry perform at the EKU Center for the Arts on November 10, at 7:30 pm.

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Concert: Lucinda Williams, Lexington Opera House

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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Highbridge Spring Water and the volunteers of the Troubadour Concert Series present Grammy winner Lucinda Williams. The concert takes place November 9 at 7 pm at the Lexington Opera House.

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The Forte Band, Lyric Theatre

November 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Evening Out at the Lyric: Featuring The Forte Band “Tribute Show” at the Lyric Theatre on November 8 at 8 pm. Dinner served at 8:30.

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Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Center College

November 7 @ 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 Russian State Symphony Orchestra is at Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts on November 7, 2014. “The Russian State Symphony Orchestra, known in Russia as the State Symphony Capella of Russia, was established in 1991. Its founding followed a merge of the State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR Ministry of Culture and the USSR State Chamber Choir.  Under the direction of Music Director Valeri Polyansky, the RSSO is now most known for its strict discipline of the ensemble, the…

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UK Men’s Chorus Fall Extravaganza, UK Singletary Center

November 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The UK Men’s Chorus presents the Fall Extravaganza on Friday, November 7 at 7:30 pm at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall. Featuring the acoUstiKats and the University of Georgia Men’s Glee Club.

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Lexington Lab Band, Lyric Theatre

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lyric Theatre,
Elm Tree Lane, Lexington, KY United States
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Lexington Lab Band plays at the Lyric Theatre on November 6 at 7:30 pm. “The Lexington Area Music Alliance is proud to present the Lexington Lab Band in concert on Thursday November 6th at 7:30pm. LLB is a project dedicated to recreating iconic songs while highlighting Central Kentucky’s deep well of artists. With over 280,000 online views since their debut in 2013 the band has decided it’s time to take the music offline and bring it to The Lyric Theater.…

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Musical: Annie Jr., Lexington Opera House

November 6 - 8
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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“SCAPA, School for the Creative and Performing Arts, brings Annie Jr. to the Lexington Opera House. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the…

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Concert: Taj Mahal, Lexington Opera House

November 2 @ 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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Gigs: The Devil Makes Three, Cosmic Charlie’s

November 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cosmic Charlie’s,
388 Woodland Ave, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Trio The Devil Makes Three performs at Cosmic Charlie’s on November 1 at 9 pm.

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October 2014

Concert: All Hallows Eve, Singletary Center

October 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Singletary Center,
405 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The UK Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of John Nardolillo, presents the “All Hallows Eve” concert. The concert features guest violinist and UK faculty member Daniel Mason. The concert begins at 7:30 pm on October 31 at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

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The Witch’s Brew Halloween Bash, Blue Stallion

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Blue Stallion Brewing,
610 W. Third Street, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Blue Stallion presents The Witch’s Brew Halloween Bash. The even feature food trucks (including The Gastro Gnomes and Rolling Over), kids’ games, a costume contest, and live music (including Loaded Barrel at 7:30 pm and Tyler Childers at 10:30 pm). Finally, expect souvenir pint glasses with a special version of the Blue Stallion logo.

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Garth Brooks, Rupp Arena

October 31 - November 1
Rupp Arena,
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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October 31: 6:30 pm & 10:30 pm November 1: 6:30 pm & 10:30 pm Garth Brooks returns to Lexington for the first time in over 16 tears. Rupp Arena hosts the Garth Brooks World Tour. Over 80,000 people are expected to be in downtown Lexington for four Garth Brooks concerts  October 31st – November 1st.  The impact on downtown Lexington will be significant and logistically challenging. Representatives from Lexington Center along with VisitLex, Lextran and Metro Police have designed a…

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Red Barn Radio: Honeyboy & Boots

October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ArtsPlace,
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On October 29, Red Barn Radio presents Honeyboy & Boots at ArtsPlace. Red Barn Radio records each show before a studio audience for later broadcast. Come help cheer on the fine musicians who keep alive the Traditional Music of Kentucky. Enter the red Church Street door for all RBR shows.

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CONCERT: Paul McCartney, KFC Yum Center

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
KFC Yum Center,
Louisville, KY United States
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Paul McCartney’s rescheduled show will be at the KFC Yum Center on October 28.

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Boz Scaggs, Lexington Opera House

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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“Highbridge Spring Water and the volunteers of the Troubadour Concert Series present Boz Scaggs, a musical seeker and a man of sizable talent as a singer, songwriter and guitarist. His explorations in Blues, R&B, Rock and Jazz have produced lasting work and a career that has brought with it acclaim, a loyal following, and an enduring respect among musicians.  His catalogue of hits includes “Lowdown,” “Lido Shuffle,” “Jo Jo” and “What Can I Say?”

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Leo Kottke, Lyric Theatre

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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“The volunteers of the Troubadour Concert Series and Highbridge Spring Water are proud to bring the guitarist Leo Kottke back to Lexington. Leo Kottke is an acoustic guitarist known for his innovative and idiosyncratic finger picking style.  He plays syncopated and polyphonic melodies drawing on blues, jazz and folk influences and has also built a jam band type following having collaborated with Phish’s Mike Gordon for some albums and tours.  Leo’s fan favorites include “June Bug,” “Pamela Brown,” “Julie’s House,” “Pepe Hush” and…

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Woodsongs: Ian McLagan and Janiva Magness, Lyric Theatre

October 27 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Ian McLagan and Janiva Magness perform at the Lyric Theater on October 27. Plenty of free parking in the lots alongside the Lyric. Audience must be seated by 6:45 pm. Please remain seated until 8:15 pm.

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Branford Marsalis, UK Singletary Center

October 26 @ 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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Gigs: The Bats, Natasha’s

October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Natasha’s,
112 Esplanade Alley, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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The Bats perform live at Natasha’s.

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CMA Rocks the House, Bodley-Bullock House

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bodley-Bullock House,
200 Market Street, Lexington, KY United States
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“The Central Music Academy is celebrating its 10th anniversary of ‘giving the gift of music in the heart of Lexington’ with an evening of fun, food, music, and art by Lexington’s finest at the historic Bodley-Bullock House on October 24. Enjoy wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres in the Bodley-Bullock house and garden, while you bid on vinyl record artwork created by local artists, and are entertained with a variety of music provided by CMA students and teachers. Bid on One-of-a-kind…

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Ballet: La Sylphide, Lexington Opera House

October 24 - 25
Lexington Opera House,
401 W Short St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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Friday, October 24: 8 pm Saturday, October 25: 8 pm “On the morning of his wedding day, a Scottish farmer falls in love with a vision of a magical woodland nymph. The ballet tells the story of an impossible love between a human and a spirit, and man’s inherent temptation for the unknown and sometimes dangerous life. La Sylphide remains a captivating, fascinating ballet that appeals to both audiences and dancers.” Performed by the Kentucky Ballet Theatre

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Gigs: Los Straitjackets, Southgate House (Newport)

October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Southgate House,
111 E. 6th Street, Newport, KY 41071 United States
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Los Straitjackets will perform at the Southgate House Revival in Newport at 8 pm on Wednesday, October 22.

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Method Man & Redman, Bogart’s (Cinci)

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bogart’s,
2621 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219 United States
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Method Man & Redman play at Bogart’s in Cincinnati at 7 pm as a part of their Smoker’s Club Tour.

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Foster the People, Louisville Palace

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Louisville Palace,
625 S. 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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Foster the People will play at the Louisville Palace at 8 pm on Monday, October 20.

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Concert: Home Free, Haggin Auditorium

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Haggin Auditorium at Transylvania University,
Lexington, KY United States
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Home Free play at 7:30 pm at the Haggin Auditorium in Transy’s Mitchell Fine Arts Center. The Smith Endowed Concert Series presents Columbia Records recording artist Home Free, a five-member a cappella group. The band coast-to-coast tour celebrates the band winning Season 4 of NBC’s “The Sing-Off” in December. The tour also celebrates the release of Home Free’s debut album, Crazy Life.

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Woodsongs: Emi Sunshine, Lyric Theatre

October 20 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Lyric Theatre,
300 East Third, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Emi Sunshine and the Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley duo perform at the Lyric Theater on October 20. Plenty of free parking in the lots alongside the Lyric. Audience must be seated by 6:45 pm. Please remain seated until 8:15 pm. “EMI SUNSHINE isn’t your average 10-year-old. She is not only a singing sensation, she’s an old soul. The Madisonville, Tenn. native grew up listening to classic Bluegrass and country singers. Emi has already performed at the Ryman, appeared on the TODAY show and…

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GIGS Pallbearer, Cosmic Charlie’s

October 18 @ 10:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Cosmic Charlie’s,
388 Woodland Avenue, Lexington, KY United States
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Pallbearer plays at Cosmic Charlie’s on Saturday, October 18 at 10 pm. Tombs and Vattnet Viskar also play. “On August 19th, two years on from the release of their seminal debut LP Sorrow and Extinction, Pallbearer will unleash Foundations of Burden – an auditory exploration. Each song carries a weight of melancholic devastation that sees Pallbearer forging it’s own desolate path through the realm of heavy metal, crafting music that seeks to balance itself at the very threshold of an…

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Cancelled: Cher, US Bank Arena (Cinci)

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
US Bank Arena,
100 Broadway St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Cher will play at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati on October 18th. Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo also perform. The show starts at 8 pm.

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Blocktoberfest, Al’s Bar

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Al’s Bar,
601 N. Limestone St. , Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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The Lexington Lexington Blocktoberfest at Al’s Bar will begin at 7 pm on Saturday, October 18th. Those Darlins, Bear Medicine, and many more will perform.

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Heroes: Eroica & Icarus, Lexington Opera House

October 17 - 18
Lexington Opera House,
Lexington, KY United States
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Friday, October 17: 7:30 pm Saturday, October 18: 7:30 pm “The music of contemporary composer Philip Glass makes its LexPhil debut alongside Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” in Heroes: Eroica & Icarus. Glass’ Icarus at the Edge of Time, is adapted from physicist Brian Greene’s children’s book chronicling a young boy’s journey to the edge of a black hole which re-imagines the Greek myth and brings Einstein’s concepts of relativity to life. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” perfectly completes our heroic musical journey, showcasing the timeless…

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Ben Sollee, EKU

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
EKU Center,
1 Hall Drive, Richmond, KY 40475 United States
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Ben Sollee will perform at EKU Center for the Arts on Thursday October 16 at 7:30 pm.

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Boogie G & The Titanics, Fifth Third Pavilion

October 16 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cheapside Park,
251 West Main St, Lexington, KY 40508 United States
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Thursday Night Live offers free, family friendly live music every Thursday at the Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park.

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The Avett Brothers, Louisville Palace

October 16 - 18
Louisville Palace,
625 S. 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40202 United States
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The Avett Brothers will perform at the Louisville Palace. Thursday, October 16: 8 pm Friday, October 17: 8 pm Saturday, October 18: 8 pm

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Red Barn Radio: Michael and Carrie Kline

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ArtsPlace,
161 N. Mill St, Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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On October 15, Red Barn Radio presents Michael and Carrie Kline at ArtsPlace. Red Barn Radio records each show before a studio audience for later broadcast. Come help cheer on the fine musicians who keep alive the Traditional Music of Kentucky. The Performance Hall at ArtsPlace 161 North Mill Street in Lexington, Kentucky Wednesdays at 8 pm. Enter the red Church Street door for all RBR shows.

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