Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar July 2 – July 9, 2014

Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar July 2 – July 9, 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.)


WEDNESDAY July 2, 2014

Summer Classic Movies: Once Upon A Time In The West will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, July 2 at 1:30 and 7:15.

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

Al’s Bar presents Electra Glide in Blue as part of its Cult Film Series at 8 pm.

THURSDAY July 3, 2014

The Annual Free Patriotic Concert is at 8 pm Thursday, July 3, on the lawn of the Old Morrison building at Transylvania University (part of Lexington’s July 4 festival, 2014).

TNL: The Tim Talbert Project plays at Cheapside Park at 5 pm.

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

FRIDAY July 4, 2014

The day of festivities begins with a good workout, the Bluegrass 10,000 Run at 7:30 am.

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

After you win the 10 K, consider stopping by the Lexington downtown street festival, featuring arts and crafts, food and beverages, and commercial vendors, from 9 am to 6 pm. The Lexington Parade lines up on Midland Avenue and begins at 2 pm.

If you need a break from the downtown area before the fireworks begin, you can check out the NoLi Night Market at 700 Bryan Ave. from 7 to 10 pm.

Finish the national holiday with the classic fireworks display at 10 pm downtown.

SATURDAY July 5, 2014

The Red, White and Boom! concert will be held Saturday and Sunday July 5 and July 6 at Legends ballpark. As of press, concert organizers reported the show has sold out.

Kentucky native Stewart Huff will be performing at Comedy Off Broadway at 7:15 and 9:45 pm.

Celebrate local business and Independence day with some local brews at West Sixth Brewing’s Sixth for a Cause: Local First!

Lexington Lexington will be throwing its Summertoberfest party at Al’s Bar beginning at 7 pm.

SUNDAY July 6, 2014

Katie’s Habit is playing Tunes In The Vines at Equus Run Vineyard beginning at 2 pm.

The Lyric Summer Film Series will present Shaft’s Big Score at 3 pm, Lyric Theater.

New Edition will be performing at Louisville’s KFC Yum Center at 7 pm.

MONDAY July 7, 2014

The Lexington Junior League Horse Show begins at 6:30 pm and runs through the 12th of July.

Grammy-winning Lee Ann Womack will be performing at Woodsongs at 6:45 pm.

TUESDAY July 8, 2014

Joey & The Cruisers will be playing at the Big Band & Jazz show at Lexington’s Ecton Park at 7 pm.

Michael Cleveland will perform during the Southland Jamboree at 7 pm.

WEDNESDAY July 9, 2014

Summer Classic Movies: Mary Poppins will be playing at the Kentucky Theatre on Wednesday, July 9 at 1:30 and 7:15.

Wilderness Trail will preform at Red Barn Radio’s July 9th recording session at Lexington’s ArtsPlace.

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

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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
July 2 thru July 9 2014 

THURSDAY July 3, 2014  

Josh Nolan & Automagik 9 pm Al’s Bar
Churchill Jax 9:30 pm Cheapside Bar & Grill
The Tim Talbert Project 5 pm TNL at Cheapside Park
Young at Heart Jazz Band 5:30 pm Gratz Park
Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s
Sun Street and Red Fire 10 pm Natasha’s
The Kentucky Hoss Cats 8 pm Willie’s

FRIDAY July 4, 2014  

Night Market DJ After Party with Saxon & Leroy 9 pm Al’s Bar
Chamber Music w/ Flutes 1 pm Billboard Parking Lot
Kava Java Trio 4 pm Billboard Parking Lot
4th of July DJ Dance Party 8 pm Bour-Bon
The Barrows 11:30 am Cheapside Park
Cane Run Bluegrass 1 pm Cheapside Park
Bent Penny band, LLC 3:30 pm Cheapside Park
Ben Lacy 9:30 pm Cheapside Bar & Grill
The Space Cowboys 9 pm O’Neills
Dave Butler 11:30 am Phoenix Park
Lost Dog 1 pm Phoenix Park
Dimestore Diplomats 4 pm Phoenix Park
The Empty Bottle String Band 10 am Short & Upper St.
Mike Archer 11:30 am Short & Upper St.
Heavily Harmonizers 1 pm Short & Upper St.
Rural Electric Band 4 pm Short & Upper St.
Midlife Harmony 1 pm Upper Courthouse Plaza
Off The Clock 4 pm Upper Courthouse Plaza

SATURDAY July 5, 2014 

Summertoberfest with Driftwood Gypsy, The Fabled Canelands, Englishman and more, 7 pm Al’s Bar
Chris Sullivan 9 pm Bour-Bon
Born Cross Eyed 10 pm Cosmic Charlies
Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s
C The Beat: Dance Party 9 pm Natasha’s
The Space Cowboys 9 pm O’Neills
Red, White & Boom 6 pm Whitaker Bank Ballpark

SUNDAY July 6, 2014

The Tall Boys 9 pm Cosmic Charlies
New Edition 7 pm KFC Yum Center
Ben Lacy & Corey Cross 3 pm O’Neills
Red, White & Boom 6 pm Whitaker Bank Ballpark

MONDAY July 7, 2014  

Hell Militia 9 pm Al’s Bar
Lee Ann Womack 6:45 pm Woodsongs at Lyric Theater

TUESDAY July 8, 2014  

(HED) P.E. and Eyes Set To Kill 8 pm Buster’s
Joey & The Cruisers 7 pm Big Band & Jazz at Ecton Park
Michael Cleveland 7 pm Southland Jamboree at Southland Drive

WEDNESDAY July 9, 2014

Ma Turner, Chayden’s Cry, Skillet, Little Jimmy, America’s Golden Boy and Sudden Edge 9 pm Al’s Bar
Local Villians and Discount Guns 10 pm Cosmic Charlies
Gypsyhawk 7 pm Green Lantern
Michael Corwin 8 pm Natasha’s
Girls, Guns & Glory and Sarah Borges 8 pm Willie’s
Wilderness Trail 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