Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar Jun 13 – Jun 18, 2014

Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar Jun 13 – Jun 18, 2014


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.)

FRIDAY June 13, 2014

Comedian Erik Griffin—of Workaholics fame—will be appearing at Comedy Off Broadway Friday at 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm.

Festival of the Bluegrass, one of the oldest of its kind in the state, is in its second day Friday, June 13 at the Kentucky Horse Park Campground.

The PlayThink Fesitval  is a celebration of art, sustainability, music, and performance. It is being held at Homegrown Hideaways located at 500 Floyd Branch Rd., Berea, KY.

It’s a big year for the Harry Dean Stanton Fest which honors Kentucky born actor—surprise—Harry Dean Stanton. Why is it so big? For the time, Stanton himself will be attending. Cool Hand Luke begins at dusk at Triangle Park.

Lexington’s music season is underway with the presence of It’s a Grand Night for Singing at UK’s Singletary Center at 7:30 pm.

For the second year, Kentucky Refugee Ministries is presenting “Rockin’ ‘Round the World” designed to support the organization.

SATURDAY June 14, 2014

The inaugural Bourbon Derby Half Marathon will take runners through at least one Paris, Kentucky horse farm and features three different race lengths. The races begin at 7:30 am.

Brunch on Mars: Tasha Cotter and Iris Law, poets and Kentucky Women Writers Conference board members, celebrate Lexington Poetry Month.

Downtown Winchester, KY hosts the 6th annual Beer Cheese Festival where you can listen to live music, eat, and shop with local vendors.

Popular kids movie Despicable Me 2 will be showing at the Kentucky Theater and will also feature children’s activities. Everything kicks-off at 9 am.

The Superhero 5K is perfect for both families and comic book lovers alike. The run begins at 9:30 am at Keeneland.

The Downtown Poker Stroll is just like a poker run but a bit more laid back. No experience necessary and begins at 6 pm at Cheapside Pavilion.

Harry Dean Stanton Film Festival continues with a showing of Christine at the Farrish Theater.

Lexington’s Legends face-off against Charleston at Lexington’s Whitaker Ballpark. The game gets underway just after 7 pm.

SUNDAY June 15, 2014

Harry Dean Stanton Fest Continues with a showing of The Missouri Breaks at  2 pm and a showing of Escape from New York at 7 pm—both at the Farrish Theater.

Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum hosts dads for a scenic train tour of the Bluegrass beginning at 1:30 pm.

Lexington’s Legends face-off against Charleston at Lexington’s Whitaker Ballpark. The game gets underway just after 7 pm.

MONDAY June 16, 2014

The Kentucky Science Center will be hosting a week-long summer camps to expand STEM education and programming throughout the state of Kentucky. Unique topics are designed to inform, engage and entertain budding scientists ages K-5.

Lexington institution, Woodsongs, will be hosting Carlene Carter and Jason D. Williams at the Lyric Theatre beginning at 6:45 pm.

TUESDAY June 17, 2014

Southland Jamboree will be hosting Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley at Collings Bowling Center at 205 Southland Drive.

Concert: Lionel Richie will perform with Cee Lo Green at Louisville’s KFC Yum Center at 7: 30 pm.

Concert: Elvis Costello will perform solo at the Louisville Palace with the show beginning at 8 pm.

WEDNESDAY June 18, 2014

The Kentucky Theatre will be showing Dr. Strangelove as part of its annual Summer Classic Movie series.

Courtesy Fun Day Golf Outing, University Club of Kentucky

Courtesy Acura and the Makenna Foundation will host a Golf Outing at the University Club of Kentucky. Lunch begins at 11 am and golfers will hit the course at 12 pm share.

Every Wednesday at 5:30 pm at Triangle Park the YMCA will host a Boot Camp where a fitness instructor will push participants to new levels of fitness.

Red Barn Radio will host 5 String Theory at the Performance Hall at ArtsPlace beginning at 8pm.


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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
June 12 thru June 18 2014 

FRIDAY June 13, 2014  

Blind Corn Liquor Pickers|Buffalo Wabs|Price Hill Hustle 9pm Al’s Bar
Drive-By Truckers 9 pm Busters
Chris Campbell Band 10 pm Cheapside
Secret Someones 10 pm Cosmic Charlies
Clays Rendering|Three Legged Race|Lussuria|Dual Action 9 pm Green Lantern
Groove Robbers 9 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
New Bravado|Discount Guns 8 pm Lynagh’s
Payback 7 pm MoonDance Amphitheater
See Alice 9 pm O’Neills
Bobby Perry Band 9:30 Parlay Social
C2 and The Reed Brothers 10 pm Paulie’s
Ryan Joseph Anderson|All the Little Pieces 8 pm Willie’s

SATURDAY June 14, 2014

Warren Byrom 9 pm Bour-bon (Paris)
Chris Campbell Band 10 pm Cheapside
Grayson Jenkins 10 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
Reverend Red 8 pm Lynagh’s
The Johnson Brothers 9 pm Natasha’s
See Alice 9 pm O’Neills
Boogy G and the Titanics Parlay Social
Lydia Loveless|Restless Leg String Band 8 pm Willie’s

SUNDAY June 15 2014

The Tall Boys 10 pm Cosmic Charlies
Alejandro Escovedo 7:30 pm Natasha’s

MONDAY June 16 

Woodsongs: Carlene Carter and Jason D. Williams 6:45 pm Lyric Theater
Rachael Sage with Maggie Lander 8 pm Natasha’s
Open Mic with Coralee 8 pm Willie’s

TUESDAY June 17 

Lionel Richie with special guest Cee Lo Green 7:30 pm KFC Yum Center
Elvis Costello 8 pm Louisville Palace
Walnut Street Ragtime Ramblers 7 pm Moondance
Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gulley 7 pm Southland Jamboree
The Hart Strings 8 pm Willie’s


Great Barrier Reefs and Restless Leg String Band 9pm Al’s Bar
A Mile Rising Cosmic Charlie’s
Ben Lacey and Corey Cross 3 pm O’Neills
5 String Theory 8 pm Red Barn Radio (ArtsPlace)
Jane Rose & The Deadend Boys 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