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The Otis A. Singletary Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK Symphony Orchestra opens 104th concert season

Kendall Staton, Asst. News Editor September 21, 2022

UK Symphony Orchestra (UKSO) will kick off its 2022-2023 concert season Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. with the performance of three compositions. Led by UKSO conductor John Nardolillo, the orchestra...

Chris Stapleton performs during his “A Concert for Kentucky” on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Chris Stapleton’s spectacular Kroger Field concert was worth the two year delay

Jack Weaver April 25, 2022

After two years of postponements, Chris Stapleton finally took the stage in Lexington Saturday night for the first ever concert at Kroger Field.Stapleton’s “A Concert for Kentucky” was originally...

The Otis A. Singletary Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK College of Fine Arts loosens mask policy

Emily Girard November 12, 2021

UK’s College of Fine Arts announced Tuesday that students will no longer need to wear masks while performing and physically distanced.In an email to College of Fine Arts faculty, staff and students,...

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Deadly Astroworld tragedy reveals need for better safety measures

Audrey Fones November 9, 2021

Let’s take a break from defending multi-millionaire celebrities for a while. Astroworld, Travis Scott’s festival in Houston, left hundreds of attendees injured and eight families grieving the death...

Mechanical fire breaks out in UK Singletary Center

Mechanical fire breaks out in UK Singletary Center

Evelyn Mickschl and Emily Girard October 22, 2021

UK emergency officials responded to a fire that started in a mechanical room of the Singletary Center for the Arts early Thursday evening.UK spokesperson Jay Blanton said UK received the report shortly...

Dark Moon Hollow band member Trey Reinhart plays guiter and sings during a show on April 10, 2021, at The Burl distillery and event venue in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Martha McHaney | Staff

In person entertainment returns to Lexington’s event venues

Callie Justice April 14, 2021

Live entertainment has made a long-awaited return to Lexington. With restrictions, venues are able to reopen and bring the lively atmosphere back Lexingtonians were once accustomed to.Comedy Off Broadway...

Hint of normalcy as Rupp resumes concerts

Brooklyn Kelley February 22, 2021

Since the Covid-19 pandemic took the world by storm, concerts have been put on pause. One of the biggest concert venues in the state, Rupp Arena, hosted their first concert since the initial shutdown on...

Jason Derulo, live(streamed) in concert

Brooklyn Kelley February 6, 2021

Students not watching the UK's men's basketball team take on the University of Tennessee had another option for entertainment Saturday night - a virtual concert performed by Jason Derulo.The performance,...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Ariana Grande performs on stage during her Sweetener World Tour at The O2 Arena on August 17, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AG)

Lexington’s Ariana Grande concert canceled

Natalie Parks November 17, 2019

Ariana Grande has canceled her concert in Lexington on Sunday, citing health concerns. The singer announced the cancellation in an Instagram story, where she also said there would be refunds.The Lexington...

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Quinn XCII will be on campus Saturday. Here’s how SAB got him to come.

Hayley Burris November 14, 2019

After months of researching and planning, the Student Activities Board was able to bring Quinn XCII to University of Kentucky’s campus this coming weekend for an affordable concert for students.  Sophomore...

Audience member gets hype during SABs last fall concert. Music artist Jack Harlow performed at the University of Kentucky on November 12, 2018. Photo by Sukruthi Yerramreddy | Staff

Quinn XCII is coming to UK for SAB’s fall concert

Addison Lander November 5, 2019

The UK Student Activities Board announced that it would be hosting Quinn XCII for its 2019 fall concert.According to the Student Activities Board website, “Quinn XCII is a Detroit-based vocalist and...

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