Ace Picks: Lexington KY Events Calendar April 16 – April 22

Ace Picks: Lexington KY Events Calendar April 16 – April 22

Wondering what to do in Lexington? 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 April 16, 2015

Theatre: UK presents Hair at the Guignol Theatre at 7:30 pm. Shows through Saturday.

Speak: Journalist and Kentuckian Pamela Brown (CNN) delivers the 2015 Joe Creason Lecture at UK’s Classroom Building (Room 118) at 6:30 pm.

Fundraiser: Dance to Remember, benefiting Alzheimer’s, at the Lyric Theatre at 7:30 pm.

Gigs: Desmadrados Soldados de Venturas at Al’s Bar at 9 pm.

FRIDAY April 17, 2015

Music: Lexington Philharmonic and Saykaly Garbulinska Artist-in-Residence Program present Aidanamar: Fountain of Tears at the Lexington Opera House at 7:30 pm. Shows through Saturday.

Theatre: Balagula Theatre presents Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo at the Central Library’s Farish Theatre at 7 pm. Shows through Saturday.

Lexicon 2015 Gaming Convention at the Clarion Hotel from April 17-19.

Fundraiser: Dress for Success Special Sale at the Eastland Shopping Center from 10 am – 5 pm.

SATURDAY April 18, 2015

Read: Family Guy writer Kirker Butler’s Pretty Ugly at the Morris Book Shop at 4 pm.

Kids: Kite Fest at Jacobson Park from noon – 4 pm.

Comedy: Brooks Wheelan at Comedy Off Broadway at 7:15 pm & 9:45 pm.

SUNDAY April 19, 2015 

Film: Earth Day Coalition Film Screening of Chasing Ice at the Central Library Farish Theatre at 2 pm.

Gigs: Home Free at the Lexington Opera House at 8 pm.

Concert: Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein at the UK Singletary Center at 3 pm.

Kids: The Giver at the Lexington Children’s Theatre at 2 pm.

MONDAY April 20, 2015

WoodSongs: Ben Sollee and The Portland Cello Project play at the Lyric Theatre at 6:45 pm.

Gigs: Hazy Skies, Ink & Lead, and Chopper Brown at Al’s Bar at 9 pm.

TUESDAY April 21, 2015

Gigs: Cary Hudson at Willie’s at 8 pm.

Books: Larry Isenhour discusses and signs The Houses of Richard B. Isenhour at Joseph-Beth at 7 pm.

Gigs: Strand of Oaks at The Green Lantern at 10 pm.

WEDNESDAY April 22, 2015

Gigs: Ben Sollee at the Kentucky Theatre at 7:30 pm.

Red Barn Radio: The Fauxgrass Quartet at ArtsPlace at 8 pm.

Gigs: The Kentucky Hoss Cats at Blue Stallion at 8 pm.

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Lexington, Kentucky Music Listings
April 16 thru April 22 2015

THURSDAY April 16, 2015

Desmadrados Soldados De Venturas 9 pm Al’s Bar
Travis Harris & The West Coast Turnarounds 8 pm Austin City Saloon
Skater Happy Hour | Surf Night 6 pm Best Friend Bar
Thursday Night Live: The Mojo Tones 5 pm Cheapside Pavilion
The Werks 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Matt Maher 7:30 pm EKU Center for the Arts (Richmond)
Coyotes in Boxes | J Marinelli 8 pm The Green Lantern
Grayson Jenkins 9 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
County Wide 5 pm Legends Ballpark
California Guitar Trio | Montreal Guitare Trio 9 pm Natasha’s
Mike Hicks & FUNKtional Punctuation | Casey Wasner 7 pm Parlay Social
UK Jazz Ensemble 7:30 pm UK Singletary Center

FRIDAY April 17, 2015

Brown Sugar Hip Hop: Devine Carama 9 pm Al’s Bar
DJ Night: John the Baptist | Brocktologist 9 pm Best Friend Bar
These Crosstown Rivals | The Colossal Heads 8 pm The Green Lantern
Grayson Jenkins | Greg Austin 8 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
C the Beat Dance Party: Lee Carroll 9 pm Natasha’s
Kenny Chesney 7 pm KFC Yum! Center (Louisville)
Radio 80 9 pm O’Neill’s
Keith Kenny 6 pm Talon Winery
Nick Dittmeier 8 pm The Twister Cork
Lauren Mink 10 pm Two Keys

SATURDAY April 18, 2015 

Dr. Paul | Missing Hearts | Vegan Death 9 pm Best Friend Bar
POMO 10 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
The Slams | Ghost Holler | T-minus Zero | Hot Prowlers 8 pm The Green Lantern
Other Brothers | Greg Austin 8 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
Best Teen Band in Lexington Contest 12 pm Natasha’s
Oldsmobile 9 pm Natasha’s
Radio 80 9 pm O’Neill’s
Lauren Mink 4 pm Talon Winery
Billy Lord 8 pm Two Keys
Kevin Cruise 8 pm Wines on Vine

SUNDAY April 19, 2015

Leggy | Slushy | Wray 8 pm Best Friend Bar
Sunday Service: Restless Leg String Band 9 pm Cosmic Charlie’s
Home Free 8 pm Lexington Opera House
Graveyard Romeos 9 pm Malabu Pub
Band of Lovers | Smith and Weeden 8 pm Willie’s

MONDAY April 20, 2015

Hazy Skies | Ink & Lead | Chopper Brown 9 pm Al’s Bar
WoodSongs: Ben Sollee | The Portland Cello Project 6:45 pm Lyric Theatre
Walk The Moon 8 pm Mercury Ballroom (Louisville)
Tee Dee Young 9 pm Tee Dee’s Blues Club

TUESDAY April 21, 2015

Neighbor | Ondezvous | Near Earth Objects 9 pm Al’s Bar
Strand of Oaks 10 pm The Green Lantern
The Northside Sheiks 8 pm Henry Clay’s Pub
Cary Hudson 8 pm Willie’s

WEDNESDAY April 22, 2015

Red Barn Radio: The Fauxgrass Quartet 8 pm ArtsPlace
The Kentucky Hoss Cats 8 pm Blue Stallion
Ben Sollee 7:30 pm Kentucky Theatre
DeBraun Thomas 8 pm Parlay Social
The Rough & Tumble 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