Best Bets, weekend of June 13-15: 'Grand Night,' comedian Erik Griffin, more

June 12, 2014 

'Grand Night' returns for 22nd edition

UK Opera Theatre presents the 22nd edition of the It's a Grand Night for Singing revue at the Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose Street. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday through June 22. Tickets are $17 to $45. Call (859) 257-4929 or go to

A chance for payback

Summer Nights in Suburbia, a free series of outdoor concerts, is 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at MoonDance at Midnight Pass amphitheater, 1152 Monarch Street. This week's featured band is Payback. Bring your own lawn chair and picnic. Craft beer and food trucks are available at most events. Go to for more info.

A comedian and a workaholic

Erik Griffin, who plays Montez on the Comedy Central series Workaholics, brings his stand-up act to Comedy Off Broadway. Show times are 7:15 and 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $14 and $17. Call (859) 271-5653 or go to

Foster Festival ushers in musical

The Stephen Foster Story, a musical about the songwriter of My Old Kentucky Home, opens Saturday with an all-day festival in downtown Bardstown. At 1 p.m. a t HarmonicaMania!, get a free harmonica and learn how to play Oh! Susanna. At 2:30, learn how to waltz and polka with Stephen Foster cast members. A dessert and drinks reception is at 7 at My Old Kentucky Home State Park, followed by the opening performance of The Stephen Foster Story at 8:30. Tickets for the reception and show are $30 for adults, $15 children. Call 1-800-626-1563 or go to

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