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Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar Aug 1 thru Aug 7, 2013


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


THURSDAY Aug 1, 2013

Summerfest: A Chorus Line shows today, wrapping up on Sunday.

Enjoy a ballet in the casual setting of a park with Ballet Under the Stars this Thursday at Woodland Park.

Tonight’s Thursday Night Live features Conch Repbulic at Cheapside Square.

The Bastard Child Tour is at Al’s Bar tonight, starring Young Dirty Bastard.

FRIDAY Aug 2, 2013

Rob Schneider is performing at Comedy Off Broadway today until Sunday.

Head on down to Cheapside Pavilion for Food Truck Friday between 11 am and 2 pm for some tasty, local food.  Ten percent of all sales go to God’s Pantry Food Bank.

Want to listen to some live music?  Do it for a cause by attending the Mad Anthony Benefit Concert at The Green Lantern today.

SATURDAY Aug 3, 2013

Master the art of the culinary cocktail with a Cocktail Class today at the Woodford Reserve.  Participants will get to taste various cocktail ingredients, sample new summer hor d’oeuvres, and tour the Woodford Reserve Distillery.

Tiffany Reisz will discuss and sign her bookThe Mistress, at Joseph-Beth Booksellers at 7 pm.

Randy Westbrook signs his work, 50 Years of Exile: The Story of a Band in Transition, at The Morris Book Shop, 4 pm.

SUNDAY Aug 4, 2013

Movie lovers can see Let’s Do It Again at the Lyric Theatre from 3 pm – 5 pm.

Ballet Under the Stars and Summerfest: A Chorus Line wrap up today, so if you haven’t already been, tonight’s the night.

MONDAY Aug 5, 2013 

Tonight’s Woodsongs features a tribute to Ralph Stanley at the Lyric Theatre.

Click here to read an Ace 2001 cover story about Ralph Stanley here.

TUESDAY Aug 6, 2013

Tonight’s Big Band & Jazz is Jay Flippin at Ecton Park.

Southland Jamboree is featuring Sons of the Bluegrass adjacent to Collins Bowling Center.

Classic Horror Film Club is showing Incubus (1966) at 6:30, Lexington Public Library, Takes Creek Branch.

WEDNESDAY Aug 7, 2013

Tonight’s Red Barn Radio is Bluegrass Mafia at ArtsPlace.

New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box will discuss and sign his bookThe Highway, today at 7 pm, Joseph-Beth Booksellers.

Get in on the movie classics with Apocalypse Now(original theatrical version) play at the Kentucky Theatre tonight.

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Ace Picks and calendar recommendations for Lexington are compiled from the Ace Calendar Lexington, KY calendar by Mic Hardman, with Ryan Winstead and Adeel Ahmed. Click to submit.

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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
Aug 1 – Aug 7, 2013
Young Dirty Bastard, Al’s Bar
Arpetrio| Archie, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Scott Said & Backroads Horseshoes
Brandon Coleman’s Hard Quartet 9 pm Natasha’s
Boot Legg, 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Thursday Night Live: Conch Republic, 5 pm Cheapside Square
Concrete Lillies 8:30 pm Skybar
The Kentucky Hoss Cats, 8 pm Willie’s

BKR Fest, Al’s Bar
Beth Burden 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Bad People| Mangrenade| We Already Are, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Mad Anthony Benefit, Green Lantern
Silky Jones, 9 pm Henry Clay’s Public House
Scott Said & Backroads Horseshoes
Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line 8 pm Natasha’s
Encore of Lexington, 9 pm O’Neill’s
Boogie G & The Titanics, 10 pm Parlay Social
The Red Harmonica Band, 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Thaddeus Greer Benefit 7 pm Willie’s

BRK Fest, Al’s Bar
Ben Lacy 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
The Rouge| Tesla Rossa| Sonic Deville| Damage Therapy| Galaxies, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
The Swells| Bear Medicine, Green Lantern
Rick Huckaby w/ The Beagles (6:30 pm)| Chris Campbell (9 pm), Henry Clay’s
Scott Said & Backroads Horseshoes
The Pedal Stills, 10 pm Lynagh’s
The Project859, 9pm O’Neill’s
Boogie G & The Titanics 10 pm Parlay Social
Churchill Jax, 6 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Custom Made Bluegrass, 7 pm Willie’s
Driftwood Gypsy 10 pm Willie’s

BRK Fest, Al’s Bar
Hank & Cupcakes, 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
The Tall Boys, 10pm Lynagh’s
Northside Sheiks Noon Willie’s (Blues Brunch)

Woodsongs: Ralph Stanley Tribute, Lyric Theatre

Big Band & Jazz: Jay Flippin, 7 pm Ecton Park
Southland Jamboree: Sons of the Bluegrass, 7 pm Collins Bowling
Jessie Laine Powell 8 pm Natasha’s

Insomniac Folklore, 9:30 pm Al’s Bar
Red Barn Radio: Bluegrass Mafia, ArtsPlace
Magnets & Ghosts, 8pm Willie’s

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.

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

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