Ace Picks: Lexington KY Events Calendar February 12 – 18

Ace Picks: Lexington KY Events Calendar February 12 – 18

Welcome to this week’s Ace Picks Events Calendar for Lexington, Kentucky — Ace’s highly curated and selective to do list for the next seven days in the bluegrass (also delivered to your inbox every Thursday morning via the Ace e-dition click here to subscribe.)


THURSDAY Feb 12, 2015

Theatre: Athens-West debuts with Pulitzer prize winner Doubt, A Parable at the Downtown Arts Center at 8 pm. Shows through Sunday.

Music: The Old-Time Music Gathering presents I Love Mountains Day at Al’s Bar at 6 pm. The show benefits Kentuckians For The Commonwealth. Music features the Clack Mountain String Band, Blind Corn Liquor Pickers, The Barflies, The Railsplitters, and more.

Speak: The 2015 Bale Boone Symposium presents “When Did the American Civil War End?” by Dave Blight, Department of History, Yale University. The lecture is at 7 pm at the Hilary J. Boone Center.

Film: One World Film Festival presents The Jewish Cardinal at the Kentucky Theatre at 7 pm.

FRIDAY Feb 13, 2015

Lexington Old-Time Music Gathering at ArtsPlace, featuring The Tillers, Rayna Gallery and Friends, and Friday Night Square Dance. Begins at 6:30 pm.

Music: Lexington Philharmonic presents Tchaikovsky & Crouching Tiger at the Singletary Center at 7:30 pm.

Music: AcoUstiKats & Paws and Listen perform as a part of After Dark at the Student Center Ballroom at 7 pm.

Gigs: Sundy Best at Lexington Opera House at 8 pm.

SATURDAY Feb 14, 2015

Gigs: Jamaican Queens and Sleepy Kitty play at Al’s Bar at 9 pm.

Music: Lexington Old-Time Music Gathering at ArtsPlace. Daytime workshops, jams, song sessions noon – 5 pm. Saturday Night Square Dancing 7 – 11:30 pm.

Film: One World Film Festival presents The Great Beauty at the Kentucky Theatre at 10 am.

Ball: UK vs South Carolina at Rupp Arena at 2 pm.

SUNDAY Feb 15, 2015

Theatre: AthensWest’s Doubt, A Parable at the Downtown Arts Center at 2 pm.

Music: Old-Time Jam at Windy Corner Market at 6 pm.

Gigs: The Tall Boys play at Cosmic Charlie’s at 9 pm as part of Sunday Service.

MONDAY Feb 16, 2015

Kids: Presidents’ Day Family Event at the Mary Todd Lincoln House at 11 am.

Gigs: Grateful Monday at Cosmic Charlie’s at 9 pm.

TUESDAY Feb 17, 2015

Music: Rain: A Beatles Tribute at the Lexington Opera House at 7:30 pm.

Film: Harlan County, USA at the Farish Theatre at 7 pm.

Concert: Fleetwood Mac at the KFC! Yum Center at Louisville at 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY Feb 18, 2015

Speak: Achy Obejas’ talk “Identity and Dislocation” at Transy’s Carrick Theatre at 7:30 pm.

Culture: Black History Convocation at the Lyric Theatre at 10 am.

Gigs: The Redheads, Everything’s Eventual, and Ondezvous play at Al’s Bar at 9 pm.

Comedy: Guy Torry at Comedy Off Broadway at 7:15 pm. Shows through Thursday.

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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
February 12 thru February 18 2015

THURSDAY Feb 12, 2015

The Railsplitters | Clack Mountain String Band | Blind Corn Liquor Pickers 7:30 pm Al’s Bar
The Apache Relay | Andrew Combs 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
Luke Bryan | Randy Houser | Dustin Lynch 7:30 pm KFC Yum! Center (Louisville)
Rich Kirby and Friends 4 pm Morris Book Shop
Doc Feldman & Infernal Method | Joseph Allred 9 pm Natasha’s
The Honeycutters 8 pm Willie’s

FRIDAY Feb 13, 2015

Pet Shoes | Beat Awfuls | Hair Things | Little Friends 9 pm Al’s Bar
The Tillers | Rayna Gellert and Friends 8 pm ArtsPlace
Avery Crabtree 6 pm Austin City Saloon
Sterling Baxter 10 pm Cheapside
Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
Sundy Best 8 pm Lexington Opera House
Peter Walker 4 pm Natasha’s
Nick Stump’s Blues All-Stars 9 pm Natasha’s
Stairway II Zeppelin 9 pm O’Neill’s
Lauren Mink 9 pm Parlay Social
Little Bit Country, Little Bit Rock n Roll with Kyle and Haley Rooster Brew (Paris)

SATURDAY Feb 14, 2015

Jamaican Queens | Sleepy Kitty | Jesse Saxon 9 pm Al’s Bar
Lexington Old-Time Music Gathering 7 pm ArtsPlace
Sterling Baxter 10 pm Cheapside
Brice Farrar | Special Sessions 6 pm Natasha’s
Other Brothers 9 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
The Space Cowboys 9 pm O’Neill’s
Jordan English Band 10 pm Tin Roof
All The Little Pieces 7 pm Willie’s

SUNDAY Feb 15, 2015

The Tall Boys 9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Lexington Old-Time Music Gathering Cabaret 2 pm Willie’s
Old-Time Jam 6 pm Windy Corner

MONDAY Feb 16, 2015

Grateful Mondays 9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Solas 7:30 pm The Grand Theatre (Frankfort)

TUESDAY Feb 17, 2015

The Baja Yetis 8 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
The Northside Sheiks 8 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
Fleetwood Mac 8 pm KFC Yum! Center (Louisville)
Rain: A Beatles Tribute 7:30 pm Lexington Opera House
UK Jazz Night 8 pm Natasha’s

WEDNESDAY Feb 18, 2015

The Redheads | Everything’s Eventual | Ondezvous 9 pm Al’s Bar
Cosmic Bassment 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
DeBraun Thomas 10 pm Parlay Social
Jordan English 11 pm Tin Roof

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