Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar October 9 — 15

Ace Picks: Lexington KY Calendar October 9 — 15

Welcome to this week’s Ace Picks Events Calendar for Lexington, Kentucky — Ace’s highly curated and selective to do list for the next seven days in the bluegrass (also delivered to your inbox every Thursday morning via the Ace e-dition click here to subscribe.)


THURSDAY Oct 9, 2014

Thursday through Sunday, the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre presents Sweeney Todd at the Lexington Opera House. Shows begin at 7:30 pm Thursday through Saturday and at 2 pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

The final event of the Lafayette Seminar is at the William T. Young Library Auditorium at 5:30 pm. The panel discussion is entitled “Thinking Big: Local Food and Large Institutions,” and features representatives from the UK College of Agriculure, the Local Food Association, and Aramark Corporation.

Jackass‘s Steve-O performs at Comedy Off Broadway Thursday through Sunday. Shows begin at 8 pm each day, with additional shows at 10:30 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Coralee & The Townees perform at the Cheapside Pavilion at 4:30 pm as a part of Thursday Night Live.

Cherub play at Buster’s as a part of the Champagne Showers tour with Ghost Beach and Gibbz. The show begins at 8 pm.

FRIDAY Oct 10, 2014

Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa is at the UK Guignol Theatre. The Tony Award-winning drama tells of the narrator’s childhood in Ballybeg, Ireland. Shows start at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday and at 2 pm on Sunday.

Midnight Movie Series: The Kentucky Theater presents Nosferatu at midnight on Friday and Saturday.

Felix Francis talks and signs his new book Dick Francis’s Damage at the Farish Theater at the Central Library at noon. If you miss it, Francis also discusses and signs his book Joseph-Beth at 7 pm.

SATURDAY Oct 11, 2014

The 4th annual PRHBTN party takes place at Buster’s on Saturday, October 11th at 8 pm. This year’s party features the music of Mayhem, HugLife, Dropship, and Don Jose.

UK football faces off against University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) at Commonwealth Stadium at noon.

Now in its sixth year, the Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show features celebrity chef The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond. The show, which goes from 9 am – 5 pm at Rupp Arena, also features cooking demonstrations and exhibitions.

The historic Pope Villa hosts art tours from noon – 4 pm. There are activities for families and kids of all ages, as you are invited to explore if the walls could talk, an immersive installation by international artist collective Expanded Draught.

SUNDAY Oct 12, 2014

Reba McEntire performs at the EKU Center for the Arts at 7 pm to support Richmond’s St. Mark Roman Catholic Church.

Photo courtesy Anita Britton.
Photo courtesy Anita Britton.

The KHP Foundation Battle in the Saddle is at the Kentucky Horse Park 4:30 – 10 pm. The event pairs two amateur team penning riders with a celebrity guest rider.

MONDAY Oct 13, 2014

Woodsongs: Crowe, Lawson & Williams perform at the Lyric Theatre at 6:45 pm as a part of Bluegrass Legends Night.

The UK Students Activities Board presents Chance the Rapper at Memorial Coliseum at 8 pm.

TUESDAY Oct 14, 2014

The Old 97′s play at Headliners Music Hall in Louisville at 7 pm.

WEDNESDAY Oct 15, 2014

American Comedy Stand-up Comic of the Year Etta May performs at Comedy Off Broadway Wednesday through Saturday. Shows start at 7:15 pm each day, with additional shows at 9:45 pm Friday and Saturday.

The Farish Theater in the Lexington Public Library  features Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful, performed by the Balagula Theatre Company. Shows start at 7 pm on Wednesday and Thursday.

Red Barn Radio presents Michael and Carrie Kline at ArtsPlace at 8 pm.

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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
October 9 thru October 15 2014 

THURSDAY Oct 9, 2014  

Restless Leg String Band | Derek Spencer | Moonlight Peddlers | The Matchsellers 9 pm Al’s Bar
Coralee & The Townies 4:30 pm Thursday Night Live at Cheapside Park
Cherub | Ghost Beach | Gibbz 8 pm Buster’s
Zen Highway | Drew and The Hgh | The Highs & the Lows 9 pm The Green Lantern
Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
Alyssa Jacey 9 pm Natasha’s
Boogie G & The Titanics 7:30 pm Parlay Social
Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts | Rebecca Rego & The Trainmen 8 pm Willie’s

FRIDAY Oct 10, 2014  

Southern Pride Henry Clay’s Pub
Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers 9 pm Natasha’s
Kung Fu Grip 9 pm O’Neill’s
Superfecta 9:30 pm Parlay Social
Mandy Reichert 10 pm Paulie’s Toasted Barrel
Analog Apostles 8 pm The Twisted Cork
The Creep Classic 6 pm O’Neill’s
Bridge 19 6 pm Talon Winery

SATURDAY Oct 11, 2014 

JACT 9 pm Al’s Bar
4th Annual PRHBTN 8 pm Buster’s
Dumpstaphunk 7:15 pm The Bourbon Social at the Fasig-Tipton
Year of October 7 pm Green Lantern
Grayson Jenkins 10 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
Jam Brunch 11 am Natasha’s
Quinn Coffey 9 pm Natasha’s
Kung Fu Grip 9 pm O’Neill’s
Tee Dee Young 9 pm Parlay Social
Andrew Velez 10:30 pm Tin Roof
John Prine Hootenanny 6 pm Willie’s

SUNDAY Oct 12, 2014

Black Tar Prophet | Burn the Army 9 pm Al’s Bar
Jimmy Eat World 7 pm Bogart’s (Cinci)
Restless Leg String Band 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Reba McEntire 7 pm EKU (Richmond)
And the Giraffe | Late Day Sons 8 pm Willie’s

MONDAY Oct 13, 2014

Chance the Rapper | Verge Campus | Sweater Beats 8 pm Memorial Coliseum
Crowe, Lawson & Williams 7 pm Woodsongs at Lyric Theatre
Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield 9 pm Natasha’s
Open Mic w/ Coralee 8 pm Willie’s

TUESDAY Oct 14, 2014

Old 97s 7 pm Headliners (Louisville)
Motley Crue | Alice Cooper 7 pm KFC Yum (Louisville)
Kiya Heartwood 9 pm Natasha’s
The Northside Sheiks 8 pm Willie’s

WEDNESDAY Oct 15, 2014

Gringo Star | Shawnthony Calypso | The Harlequins 9 pm Al’s Bar
Michael and Carrie Kline 8 pm Red Barn Radio at ArtsPlace
Gringo Star | The Goddamn Gallows 7 pm Green Lantern
Demi Lovato 7 pm KFC Yum (Louisville)
Natasha Borzilova 9 pm Natasha’s
Ben Lacy and Corey Cross 5 pm O’Neill’s
The Dawn Drapes 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. 859-277-9410
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 859.317.8673
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