Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar July 17 – July 23, 2014

Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar July 17 – July 23, 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 17, 2014

TNL: Better Off Dead plays at Cheapside Park at 5 pm.

The Grateful Dead meet up will be taking place in theaters across the nation. Catch the entire 1972 Beat Club studio performance at 7:30 pm at Cinemark Fayette Mall. 

A screening and discussion of Jason Lescaleet’s experimental film will take place at 6 pm at the Farish Theater inside the Lexington Public Library.

FRIDAY July 18, 2014

Greg Hahn will be performing at Comedy Off Broadway Friday and Saturday.  Shows at 7:15 pm and 9:45 pm.

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

Forecastle Festival will be bringing three days of live music to Waterfront Park in Louisville throughout the weekend.

SATURDAY July 19, 2014

The 2014 Grand Tour of Homes is showing 44 new homes across Lexington on Saturday & Sunday from 1-5 pm.

The Annual Keeneland Concours d’Elegance will showcase over 130 collector vehicles from 9am-4:30pm at Keeneland.

The Sweet Corn Festival will be set up at Evan’s Orchard in Georgetown from 9am – 6 pm.

SUNDAY July 20, 2014

Lisa Raymond is playing Tunes in the Vines at Equus Run Vineyard beginning at 2 pm.

Lyric Theater will be showing Enter The Dragon at 3 pm as part of their Summer Film Series.

MONDAY July 21, 2014

3 Mondays in July, a play reading series at Farish Theater, will be performing Sorrows End. 

Grace Askew and Chris Smither will be playing Woodsongs at 6:45 pm at the Lyric Theater.

The Kentucky Bank Tennis Championship starts today and will continue through the week at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex at The University of Kentucky.

TUESDAY July 22, 2014

The Women Chefs Dinner Series will take place at Brasabana from 6-8 pm.

Dean Osborne will perform the Southland Jamboree at 7 pm.

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

Farish Theatre inside Lexington Public Library presents The Killing tonight at 7 pm as part of the July director series.
WEDNESDAY July 23, 2014


Summer Classic Movies: Double Indemnity playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday July 16th at 1:30 and 7:15pm.

Summerfest presents Little Shop of Horrors at the Moondance Ampitheater. Gates open @ 6:45 pm and the show begins @ 8 pm.

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

Kentucky Mountain Trio will perform at Red Barn Radio’s July 23rd recording session at Lexington’s ArtsPlace.

The Holler Poet’s Series will take place at Al’s Bar at 9 pm.

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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
July 17 thru July 23 2014 

THURSDAY July 17, 2014  

John Mueller’s Death Blues with Three Legged Race and Jason Lescalleet 9 pm Al’s Bar
Better Off Dead 5 pm TNL at Cheapside Park
Forgotten Space 10 pm Cosmic Charlies
Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s
Blair Crimmins & The Hookers 9 pm Natasha’s

FRIDAY July 18, 2014  

Tom Cool 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Andy Mason 9 pm Bour-Bon
The Barrows 9:30 pm Cheapside Bar & Grill
Mic Harrison & the High Score 8 pm Green Lantern
Donny Brock 9 pm Henry Clay’s
Hey Mavis 8 pm Lynagh’s
O-Zone 9 pm Natasha’s
Kung Fu Grip 9 pm O’Neills
Wes Soared & Rednaked 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

 SATURDAY July 19, 2014 

Evil Prayers Annual Sacrifice 9 pm Al’s Bar
Kristen Ford 9:30 pm Bigg Blue Martini
Burning Caravan 9 pm Bour-Bon
The Barrows 9:30 pm Cheapside Bar & Grill
Repeat Repeat 9 pm Green Lantern
Boogie G & The Titanics 9 pm Henry Clay’s
The Baja Yetis 10 pm Lynagh’s
Joey & The Cruisers 9 pm O’Neills
Moonshine Hollar 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel

 SUNDAY July 20, 2014

The Tall Boys 9 pm Cosmic Charlies
Willie Eames and Dan Trisko 8 pm Parlay Social

 MONDAY July 21, 2014  

Melted Toys and Street Gnar 10 pm Al’s Sidecar
Dustin Sellers and Ondezvous 9 pm Natasha’s
Chris Smither & Grace Askew 6:45 pm Woodsongs at Lyric Theater

TUESDAY July 22, 2014

Lexington Concert Band 7 pm Big Band & Jazz at Ecton Park
Jazz Night with TWEAK, Brad Linde’s Underwater Ghost, Liver Quiver & SMH Saxophone 8 pm Natasha’s
Dean Osborne 7 pm Southland Jamboree at Southland Drive

WEDNESDAY July 23, 2014

Ben Lacy & Corey Cross 3 pm O’Neills
Spongecake and the Fluff Ramblers 8 pm Willie’s
KY Mountain Trio 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