Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar July 25 thru July 31, 2013

Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar July 25 thru July 31, 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 July 25, 2013

The Kentucky Theatre is having a sneak peek of The Way Way Back at 7:30 pm.

Comedy Off Broadway is presenting Chad Daniels, today until Saturday.

Tonight’s Thursday Night Live is The Tim Talbert Project, at Cheapside Square.

Summerfest: A Chorus Line is running all week at the UK Arboretum expect Monday and Tuesday, so you have plenty of time to schedule your visit.

Theatre lovers can also see Always Patsy Cline this week until Sunday, by Studio Players.

Today at 7:00 pm the Friends of the Kentucky Theatre will present a Lexington screening of Our Nixon, an all-archival documentary co-produced by Lexington-based filmmaker, writer, and University of KY professor of law, Brian Frye.  All proceeds go to The Friends campaign for theater upgrades.

FRIDAY July 26, 2013

One of many of the artworks to be auctioned at the Bone Appetit Day Auction

Today is the Woodford Humane Society’s Bone Appétit Day at Darley’s Gainsborough Farm in Versailles.  The event will include a catered breakfast with TV/movie producer and director Gary Donatelli, silent art auction, and Bone Appétit Tasting Luncheon.

The Lexington Art League has selected nine artists to participate in a Community Supported Art program with a pick-up party with live music from Matt Duncan today.

Fountain Films on Friday is showing the 2001 classic, Legally Blonde in Triangle Park.

Today’s roadtrip is to Louisville for FandomFest, a weekend long Comic and Toy Expo with a long list of celebrity guests scheduled for events.  The Walking Dead fans should look out for cover artist Arthur Suydam and actor Jon Bernthal while there!

Tonight’s live music is Nine Pound Hammer, Loaded Nuns, and Frank Rocket at Cosmic Charlie’s

SATURDAY July 27, 2013

The third annual Makenna Foundation Summer Concert is tonight at Talon Winery, with all proceeds benefiting the foundation.

5Ks are pretty awesome, but even better when for a cause.  The Farmland 5K at Midway kicks off at 7:30 am, raising funds to protect Bluegrass farmland.

The Kentucky Horse Park is hosting an afternoon of family fun activities from arts and crafts to an equestrian competition in celebration of Hats Off to Kentucky’s Horse Industry Day.  Stop by from 4 pm to 10 pm to join in.

Richard Farkas is signing his book, Elements of Tibetan Buddhism today at 2 pm, Morris Book Shop.

If you’re not out of town for the FandomFest, consider a road trip to Shaker Village for the Shaker Village Summer Concert.

SUNDAY July 28, 2013

FandomFest and Always Patsy Cline wrap up today.

Serious road trippers should head up to Ohio today for a Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Riders concert, featuring Edie Brickell, at the Fraze Pavilion.

Movie lovers can see Uptown Saturday Night at the Lyric Theatre tonight, starting at 3 pm.

MONDAY July 29, 2013

Take the kids out to the Central Library for a screening of The Parent Trap at 2 pm.

Tonight’s Woodsongs is Crystal Bowersox and Courtney Jaye at the Lyric Theatre.

TUESDAY July 30, 2013

Today’s road trip is to Vans Warped Tour in Cincinnati for a day of music.

Tonight’s Southland Jamboree features Dean Osborne adjacent to Collins Bowling Center.

Big Band and Jazz has Osland-Dailey Jazztet playing tonight at Ecton Park.

WEDNESDAY July 31, 2013

My Man Godfrey is playing at the Kentucky Theatre as a part of the Summer Classic Movies Series.

Tonight’s Red Barn Radio is The Kevin Prater Band at ArtsPlace.

Slow Wednesday?  Take tonight to see Summerfest’s A Chorus Line at the UK Arboretum.


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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
July 25 – July 31, 2013

SupaTight| Ghost Horse Comanche 9 pm Al’s Bar
Six Feet Under Decrepit Birth, Cannabis Corpse, Dealey Plaza
 8 pm Buster’s
The Tim Talbert Project, 
Thursday Night Live, Cheapside Square
Tedo Stone 
9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Jon Curtis 
8 pm Henry Clay’s Public House
The Whipps 
The Throw Backs 
8 pm JDI
Shannon Slaughter & Country Clare
 9 pm Natasha’s
The Smith Dogs featuring Danny Williams 
8:30 pm Parlay Social
Nick Dittmeier
 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel
Drunk with Guns 
Tin Roof
Kentucky Hoss Cats 
8 pm Willie’s

FRIDAY July 26 
Devine Carama presents Final Friday 10 pm Al’s Bar
Tom Cool and the Cooligans
 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Chris Campbell 
10 pm Cheapside Bar
Nine Pound Hammer | Loaded Nuns | Frank Rocket 
10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Eldon Huff Band 
9 pm Henry Clay’s Public House
The Whipps
Innocent Bystanders
 10 pm JDI
10 pm Natasha’s
Sammy’s Left Eye 
9 pm O’Neill’s
The Other Brothers 
10 pm Parlay Social
Junction Creek 
8 pm Paulie’s Toasted
9 pm Southside Pub
Todd Wells 
10:30 pm Tin Roof
Baja Yetis 
8 pm Willie’s

We Already Are | ‘Ouroboros’ w/ Wings of Apollo | Kuchi Guru| Damage Therapy| The Honey Jars 9 pm Al’s Bar
Tom Cool and the Cooligans
 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Lauren Mink 
9 pm Henry Clay’s Public House
Chris Campbell
 10 pm Cheapside
The Whipps
Masters of Karate 
10 pm JDI
Harpeth Rising
 (Woodsongs coffeehouse) Kentucky Green Art Studio
Eric Cummins Band 
Julia Knight
 8 pm Natasha’s
Space Cowboys 
9 pm O’Neill’s
Other Brothers 
10 pm Parlay Social
5 Below 
6 pm Paulie’s Toasted
Coralee and the Townies 
7 pm Willie’s
WRFL concert 
10 pm Memorial Amphitheatre

SUNDAY July 28 
Judson Claiborne| Between the Tide| Triceratops Jackson 9 pm Al’s Bar
9 pm Buster’s
Bluegrass Collective 
Mark and the Pentones 
8 pm Natasha’s
Johnny Cash Gospel Brunch (Ralph Curtis)
 Noon to 3 pm, Willie’s
Ryan Dillaha and the Miracle Men 
8 pm Willie’s

MONDAY July 29
Absalom Absalom| David Mahler| Samuel Lockridge 9 pm Al’s Bar
Tee Dee Young 9 pm TeeDee’s
Woodsongs: Crystal Bowersox & Maria Doyle Kennedy, Lyric Theatre
Kim Smith 7 pm Natasha’s

TUESDAY July 30 
Dean Osborne, Southland Jamboree, Collins Bowling
Delicate Steve| Nativity Singers| New Wave Rebellion,
 9:15 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Osland-Dailey Jazztet, 
Big Band| Jazz, Ecton Park
The Northside Sheiks 
8 pm Willie’s

Tucker Jameson 9 pm Al’s Bar
The Kevin Prater Band, 
Red Barn Radio, ArtsPlace
Pawnshop Radio, Josh Nolan & the Bad Painters 
Cosmic Charlie’s
Jollett Hollow with Tucket Jameson 
9 pm Natasha’s
The Memory Lane Gang
 8 pm 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