Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar July 10 – July 16, 2014

Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar July 10 – July 16, 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.)


THURSDAY July 10, 2014

Summerfest presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night at the Moondance Amphitheater. Gate Opens @ 6:45 pm and the show begins @ 8:00 pm.

Lexington Lions Club Bluegrass Fair begins on July 10 and continues through July 20 at Masterson Station Park. Fair opens at 5 pm on weekdays, 3 pm on weekends.

TNL: The Twiggenbury’s play at Cheapside Park at 5 pm.

The Lexington Legends will play Hagerstown at 7:05 pm at the ballpark.

Lexington Junior League Horse Show continues all week.

FRIDAY July 11, 2014

The 25th annual BreyerFest featuring Carson Kressley and multi- time World Champion Friesian, Gooitzen fan Teakesyl will be running at the Kentucky Horse Park from July 11th-July 13th.

Louisville’s 13th annual Lebowski Fest will feature live music, bowling, costumes, the movie and special guest Jim Hoosier (Liam!) at the Executive Lawn in Louisville.

Over 115 artists will gather at the Indian Fort Theater in Berea July 11th – July 13th for the 33rd annual Berea Craft Festival. 

Counting Crows, Sundy Best and more will be playing the Master Musicians Festival on July 11th and 12th at Festival Field in Somerset.

Lexington’s food truck crew will gather at Main & Vine for Food Truck Friday from 11 am to 2 pm.

SATURDAY July 12, 2014

West 6th, Country Boy and Blue Stallion have organized Lexington’s first ever beer run. Runners will check in at West 6th at noon with a 3 hour window to make it to each of the other breweries for samples. Unfortunately according to press this event is now sold out.  

The Summer Slam Music festival featuring Shooter Jennings will start at 5 pm at Buster’s.

Famed trainer Rene Gasser will create a special showcase for the 25th BreyerFest with the Gala of the Royal Horses from 6:30 pm – 9 pm at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The Lexington Legends will play Hagerstown at 7:05 pm at the ballpark.

SUNDAY July 13, 2014

Ben Lacy is playing Tunes in the Vines at Equus Run Vineyard beginning at 2 pm.

The Lexington Legends will play Hagerstown at 7:05 pm at the ballpark.

Lyric Theater will be playing Shaft in Africa at 3 pm as part of their Summer Film Series.

MONDAY July 14, 2014

Don Flemons & Bryan Sutton will be performing at Woodsongs at 6:45 pm at the Lyric Theater.

3 Mondays in July, a play reading series at Farish Theater, will be performing The Fly Who Loved Me and But Is It Art? at 6:30 pm.

TUESDAY July 15, 2014

The Pony Club Festival will be running at the Kentucky Horse Park from July 15th to July 21st.

Jay Flippin Sextet will be playing tonight’s Big Band/Jazz series at Lexington’s Ecton Park at 7 pm.

Laurel River Line will perform during the Southland Jamboree at 7 pm.

WEDNESDAY July 16, 2014

Summer Classic Movies: The Beatles: A Hard Day’s Night will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday July 16th at 1:30 and 7:15pm.

 Alex Smith & The River Brothers will preform at Red Barn Radio’s July 16th recording session at Lexington’s ArtPlace.

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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
July 10 thru July 16 2014 

THURSDAY July 10, 2014  
Big Fresh and The Caribbean 9 pm Al’s Bar
The Twiggenburys 5 pm TNL at Cheapside Park
Dynasty Band 7 pm Jazz Live at the Library at Farish Theatre
Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s
AJ Ghent Band 8 pm Natasha’s
The Kentucky Hoss Cats 8 pm Willie’s

FRIDAY July 11, 2014  

Blind Corn Liquor Pickers 9 pm Al’s Bar
Samantha Carlson 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Rakadu Gypsy Dance 9 pm Bour-Bon
The Forthlins 9:30 pm Cheapside Bar & Grill
Same As It Ever Was 10 pm Cosmic Charlies
Chris Campbell 9 pm Henry Clay’s
Restless Leg String Band 9 pm Lynagh’s
Lee Carroll’s Home Cooking 9 pm Natasha’s
Mandy Reichert 11 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

SATURDAY July 12, 2014 

JACT, Lakim, Chaos Kid and Robert Dingus 9 pm Al’s Bar
Empyrean Asunder, Last Question and Norfallen 9 pm Al’s Sidecar
Tom Cool 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Willie Eames 9 pm Bour-Bon
Summer Slam Music Fest with Shooter Jennings, Ben Lacy, The Other Brothers and Josh Nolan 6 pm Buster’s
The Forthlins 9:30 pm Cheapside Bar & Grill
Roshambeaux, Alcatraz Shakedown, Chimarra 10 pm Cosmic Charlies
Zed’s Dead 9:30 pm Parlay Social
Moonshine Millionaires 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel
The Bellfuries 8 pm Willie’s

SUNDAY July 13, 2014

Black Stone Cherry 8 pm Buster’s
Restless Leg String Band 9 pm Cosmic Charlies
Whitey Morgan & The 78s 8 pm Willie’s

MONDAY July 14, 2014  

Conduct and Tunic 9 pm Al’s Bar
Sadgiqacea, Hivelords, Sonic Altar and Arktos 10 pm Al’s Sidecar
Dom Flemons & Bryan Sutton 6:45 pm Woodsongs at Lyric Theater
Hey Mavis 8 pm Natasha’s 

TUESDAY July 15, 2014  

Inter Arma and Bastard Sapling 10 pm Al’s Sidecar
Jay Flippin Sextet 7 pm Big Band & Jazz at Ecton Park
Michael McDermott 9 pm Natasha’s
Laurel River Line 7 pm Southland Jamboree at Southland Drive

WEDNESDAY July 16, 2014

Mariana Orchestra and Big Fresh 9 pm Al’s Bar
Happy Chichester and Shawn Smith 9 pm Natasha’s
Alex Smith & The River Brothers 8 pm Red Barn Radio at ArtsPlace

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