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Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar July 11 thru July 17


Welcome to this week’s Ace Picks 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 July 11, 2013

Page 9 of Ace’s July 2013 Print edition.

Tonight’s Thursday Night Live band is Better Off Dead, 5 pm, at Cheapside Square.

Book lovers can look forward to a book signing by major English fiction writer, Neil Gaiman, showcasing his recent publication, The Ocean at the End of the Lane.  Call ahead though, last time we checked the website, tickets were sold out.

The Lions Club’s Bluegrass Fair opens today, running until July 21 at Masterson Station.

FRIDAY July 12, 2013

Studio Players is showing Ted Swindley’s Always Patsy Cline tonight.

Tonight’s live music features Sheisty Khrist, presenting Beat It at 9 pm, Al’s Bar.

Nothing to do on a Friday night?  It’s never a bad idea to catch a free movie with Fountain Films at Triangle Park, especially tonight’s film: Jumanji (8:45 pm).

Today’s road trip is to Louisville for Forecastle Festival, for a weekend of live music.

SATURDAY July 13, 2013

 For some good food, head on down to the Bourbon, Pork, & Pie Supper; 7 pm, Woodford Reserve.

Shooter Jennings is playing tonight at 8 pm, Renfro Valley.

SUNDAY July 14, 2013

If you still haven’t seen Summerfest’s Peter Pan at the Arboretum, today is your last day.

Battle in the Saddle, the first annual Celebrity Team Penning event, runs today.  Proceeds benefit the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation, 7 pm at Kentucky Horse Park.

Forecastle Festival wraps up today in Louisville.  Click here to read Evan Alberts preview of Forecastle 2013 here.

MONDAY July 15, 2013

Set aside this Monday for the kids with a showing of The Sandlot at the Central Library.

Tune into tonight at 10 pm to NBC’s new faux reality show, Siberia for its Kentucky roots.  Read an Ace interview with Siberia’s producer, Matt Arnold, here.

TUESDAY July 16, 2013

Tonight’s Southland Jamboree is Jeff Clair and Half Past Lonesome at 7 pm.

Big Band and Jazz is featuring Rick Cook Quintet at 8 pm at Ecton Park.

Movie lovers can catch Pirates of the Caribbean  at the Central Library, 2 pm.

WEDNESDAY July 17, 2013

Tonight’s Red Barn Radio is Fall Creek Boys, 7 pm at ArtsPlace.

The Kentucky Theatre is showing To Kill a Mockingbird as a part of its Summer Classic Movies Series.  First showing at 1:30 pm, second at 7:15. pm

Comedy Off Broadway is featuring Greg Hahn.

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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. Click to submit.

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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
July 11 – July 17, 2012

The Lost River Cavemen| The Josh Nolan Band 9 pm Al’s Bar
Hillbilly Herald with Crobot 
9 pm Buster’s
Better Off Dead, 
5 pm Thursday Night Live, Cheapside Pavilion
Marlmalakes Taft 
9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
We Already Are| ‘Icons’ w/ SHOZO and Radiolaire 
Green Lantern
Grayson Jenkins 8 pm 
Henry Clay’s Public House
Jon Russell
Patrick Montgomery 
8 pm JDI
Boogie G & The Titanics
 9 pm Parlay Social
Matt Persin
 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Miss Tess 
8 pm Willie’s

FRIDAY July 12 
Sheisty Khrist presents Beat It 9 pm Al’s Bar
The Little Ship
 10 pm Cheapside
Coralee and the Townies 
9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Jon Curtis & Lauren Wilson 
9 pm Henry Clay’s Public House
Jon Russell 
The Other Brothers 
10 pm JDI
Barry Mando Project 
John Hatfield
 9 pm Natasha’s
Freddy and the Cruegers 
9 pm O’Neill’s
Caught Red Handed 
10 pm Parlay Social
 8 pm Paulie’s Toasted
The Tillers 
7 pm Willie’s
The Paw Paw Pickers 
6 pm Windy Corner

The Sound of the Mountain| The Copper Gamins 9 pm Al’s Bar
Sonic Deville 
8 pm Buster’s
Brink of Bliss
 10 pm Cheapside
Blue Dawg Trio
 2 pm Half Priced Books (Fayette Place)
Jim Richardson 
(7 pm-9 pm)| Von Bon Durant (9 pm-1 am) Henry Clay’s Public House
Jon Russell 
Hash Tag
 10 pm JDI
Mysteries and Machines
Patrick McNeese Band 
9 pm Natasha’s
Freddy and the Cruegers
 9 pm O’Neill’s
Rachel Timberlake 
6 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Shooter Jennings 
8 pm Refro Valley
JP Harris & the Tough Choices 
7 pm Willie’s

SUNDAY July 14 
Ben Lacy Lynagh’s
Randall Bramblett Band 
8 pm Natasha’s

MONDAY July 15)

TUESDAY July 16 
Rick Cook 7 pm Big Band| Jazz
Jeff Clair & Half Past Lonesome
 7 pm Southland Jamboree
Blair Crimmins & The Hookers 
9 pm Natasha’s
Willie’s The Northside Sheiks 
8 pm Willie’s

First & Thorne 9 pm Al’s Bar
Fall Creek Boys: Red Barn Radio
 7 pm ArtsPlace
Glenn Jones 
9 pm Natasha’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