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Featured Events

Jan13

Black Bone

An exhibition of visual artists and poets sharing how those connected to Affrilachia tell... more
Jan20

Pippin

PIPPIN is a high-flying hit Broadway musical!  Full of extraordinary acrobatics,... more
Jan26

UK Women's Basketball vs Ole Miss

Join the fans of the UK Women's Basketball team as they take on Ole... more
Jan28

UK vs Kansas

Cheer on the University of Kentucky men's basketball team. Go Wildcats! ... more
Feb3

1964: The Tribute

Since the early 80's, "1964": The Tribute has been thrilling audiences all over... more
Feb3

Art in Bloom Weekend

This special weekend consists of floral designs on view, Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday... more
Feb9

Into The Woods

  Mind the wolf, heed the witch, and honor the giant in the... more
Feb9

Kentucky Sport, Boat & Recreation Show

Shake off the cabin fever and enjoy great outdoor products, exclusive deals, and... more
Feb10

Carmen

Romantic Spanish works by Piazzolla, Granados, and Bizet return to the LexPhil season in... more
Feb12

Russian String Orchestra

Chamber Music Society of Central Kentucky.  Expect glorious sound and musicianship... more
Feb14

Justin Hayward Acoustic Concert

Hear the legendary Moody Blues' guitarist and vocalist. His songs have mesmerized fans... more
Feb17

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and... more
Feb20

Presidents' Day at the Mary Todd Lincoln House

The event will include games and activities focusing on the Lincolns’ family... more
Feb24

The Barber of Seville

Rossini's perfectly honed treasure survived a famously disastrous opening night to become... more
Feb25

The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963

This powerful story based on the Newbery Honor Book by Christopher Paul Curtis follows... more
Feb28

UK vs Vanderbilt

Cheer on the UK men's basketball team as they take on Vanderbilt! ... more
Mar3

Blue Grass Trust Antiques & Garden Show

 Featuring over 40 distinguished dealers and garden specialists.... more
Mar10

Lexington Comic & Toy Convention

The midwest's most awesome weekend of geekery. Comics, magazines, gaming, anime,... more
Mar11

Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival

Leprechauns and shamrocks will be spotted along Main Street. Entertainment all day.... more
Mar15

Boys Sweet Sixteen Tournament

Kentucky High School Athletic Association state basketball tournament.... more
Mar23

Road to the Horse/Ride the Remuda

Don’t miss the thrill and excitement of Road To The Horse in 2017. Sarah Dawson,... more
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Live Music

Local atmosphere, historic charm and good food make many of our live music establishments a great option for evening entertainment in Lexington. But you don't have to go to a bar to hear live music. Spring through early fall, you'll find live music every Thursday evening in the small park beside the old Courthouse on Main Street. (859) 425-2590. In the summer, listen to live jazz outdoors at Ecton Park or MoonDance Amphitheatre. The Jazz Arts Foundation offers free monthly concerts at the Central Library.

If you are here on a Monday night, try to catch WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour. Taped weekly at the Lyric Theater in front of a live audience,  the show features some of the best folk and acoustic music in the country. It's broadcast on over 400 radio stations in 32 countries. At ArtsPlace, Red Barn Radio tapes live Bluegrass Music for broadcast Wednesday nights throughout most of the year.

Search for live music? Tadoo.com and Actlucky.com do a great job tracking who is playing where.  The Lexington-Herald Leader publishes an excellent Live Music Guide in the Friday newspaper. You can access that information here: Kentucky.com's Live Music Guide.  Another great resource is the Live Music Guide at www.lama.rocks

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Al's Bar

  • 601 North Limestone Street, Lexington
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  • (859) 309-2901

Austin City Saloon

  • 2350 Woodhill Drive #100, Lexington
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  • (859) 266-6891

The Burl

  • 375 Thompson Road, Lexington

Cheapside Bar & Grill

  • 131 Cheapside, Lexington
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  • (859) 254-0046

Cosmic Charlie's

  • 723 National Avenue, Lexington
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  • (859) 309-9499

Green Lantern

  • 497 West Third Street, Lexington
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  • (859) 252-9539

Henry Clay Public House

  • 112 North Upper Street, Lexington
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  • (859) 368-7754

Horseshoes Kentucky Grill & Saloon

  • 1987 North Broadway, Lexington
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  • (859) 294-5164

Manchester Music Hall

  • 899 Manchester Street, Lexington
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  • (859) 537-7321

Musicland

  • 114 Lisle Industrial Avenue, Lexington
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  • (859) 333-4436
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