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Alejandro Escovedo continues the Lexington love

It was 20 years ago this summer that Alejandro Escovedo introduced himself to Lexington by way of a Saturday evening performance at the long defunct Lynagh’s Music Club (now Cosmic Charlie’s). Built around his then-current album With These Hands, the show began with chamber-style reflection and wound up with an Iggy Pop-inspired rock ‘n’ roll brawl.

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Peter Wolf, ‘A Cure for Loneliness’

A Cure for Loneliness comes to us on the heels of Peter Wolf’s 70th birthday. While the record (Wolf’s eighth solo album) isn’t likely to trigger any kind of commercial rebirth at this late stage of his career, its music is a rich testament to just how scholarly Wolf’s roots music-command remains.

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James Taylor and audience sing 'Purple Rain' at Rupp Arena

At James Taylor's Sunday night concert at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., the singer-songwriter led the crowd in a chorus of Prince's "Purple Rain." It was one of many tributes across the nation to the late pop icon, who died Thursday at his Minnesota home, by his fellow musicians.
Rich Copley rcopley@herald-leader.com
James Taylor and audience sing 'Purple Rain' at Rupp Arena 00:43

James Taylor and audience sing 'Purple Rain' at Rupp Arena

Jordan Smith sings national anthem at UK game 01:56

Jordan Smith sings national anthem at UK game

Fans enjoyed Rolex Cross Country event despite rain 01:10

Fans enjoyed Rolex Cross Country event despite rain

Olorda wins Bewitch Stakes at Keeneland 03:30

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