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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...

Lexington music venue Cosmic Charlie’s permanently closes

Emily Girard June 4, 2020

After over a decade in the Lexington music scene, Cosmic Charlie’s, a Lexington bar and music venue, permanently closed on May 31. The bar primarily hosted rock and indie bands; artists like Sturgill...

Moonshine District will perform alongside some of the biggest acts in bluegrass at Floydfest this summer.

Mountain music rolling in with Moonshine District show Friday

Matt Wickstrom April 7, 2016

This Friday at Al’s Bar, mountain music and bluegrass will collide as local bands Moonshine District and The Wooks join forces for what will continue a fantastic week of music around Lexington. The show...

Lexington-based Noble Giants returned to town fresh off an East Coast tour and drew a big crowd to Als Bar for their show Tuesday night. Their next show will be on March 26 at Big Hair HQ.

Fresh off East Coast tour, Noble Giants return to rock Al’s Bar

Aayat Ali March 10, 2016

Lexington-based band Noble Giants brought in a big crowd to Al’s Bar for its first Lexington show since December on Tuesday night in support of their EP, “Eradixate.”Lead singer Collier Porter said...

Jonathan Bramel started playing guitar as a young boy, and went on to become a valued member of multiple bands in the Kentucky area.

Twanging in spring break with Kentucky bands Vessel, Fat Box

Matt Wickstrom March 10, 2016

All roads lead to Lexington on Saturday night, as Louisville’s own Vessel joins Bowling Green’s Fat Box for a knockout one-two pairing of Kentucky bands at Cosmic Charlie’s to ring in spring break.Both...

Driftwood Gypsy will perform at Als Bar on Friday. Photo provided by Kim Blackburn at The Starving Artist Kentucky.

Driftwood Gypsy’s ‘dabstomp’ roll from Al’s Bar through festival season

Matt Wickstrom February 25, 2016

This Friday night, local band Driftwood Gypsy will be bringing its unique sound, which guitarist Dereck Oldham refers to as “dabstomp,” to Al’s Bar on the corner of Limestone and West Sixth streets....

Diane Coffee kept the crowd moving at the show in Cosmic Charlies.

Diane Coffee’s crescendo show keeps crowd moving

Aayat Ali February 8, 2016

Five-piece soulful, glam rock band Diane Coffee brought the funk to Cosmic Charlie’s on Thursday night in support of its new album “Everybody’s A Good Dog.”Modern rockabilly Louisville band Ted...

Power-funk rolling into Lexington

Matt Wickstrom February 3, 2016

This Wednesday night a powerful one-two punch of raw funk and world music will stampede through Cosmic Charlie’s, as nine-piece Brooklyn group Turkuaz will join forces with Ghost Note.The stop in Lexington...

Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters came out with a new album Midwest Heart Southern Blues in January. Image provided by the Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters

Southern rock, Americana rolling into Lexington

Matt Wickstrom January 29, 2016

This Friday night a wave of Americana and southern rock n’ roll will invade the Green Lantern in downtown Lexington, led by Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters. The stop in Lexington, a short trip down...

Yonder Mountain’s ‘jamgrass’ rocks Lyric Theatre

Matt Wickstrom January 22, 2016

[email protected] Mountain String Band returned to Lexington on Wednesday night, performing their signature jam-infused bluegrass in front of a jubilant crowd of patrons at the historic Lyric Theatre...

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