The Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center announced Friday that George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will perform there on Aug. 23. Ticket packages are on sale now. Individual tickets go on sale April 30.
On "Port Saint Joe" the Brothers Osborne offer a sophomore album that further defines the baritone and guitar pairing duo of T.J. and John and terrific tunes such as current single "Weed, Whiskey and Willie."
Amelia Hammer Harris, who lived in Lexington and attended SCAPA as a child, performed with Bebe Rexha on "American Idol" Monday night. But, despite effusive praise from the celebrity judges, she did not make the show's Final 14.
WLEX-TV “Sunrise” anchor Hayley Harmon and feature reporter Lee Cruse are leaving the morning show to work on a new 4 p.m. newscast and other projects. Reporter and “Weekend Sunrise” anchor Claire Crouch will become the new morning co-anchor with Chris Goodman.
Celebrated author Chris Offutt has published his first novel in two decades with “Country Dark” the story of a Korean War veteran set in Offutt’s native Rowan County. He comes to Jospeh-Beth Booksellers in Lexington April 18.
“American Animals,” the Bart Layton film based on the infamous 2004 Transylvania University book heist, released its trailer Wednesday, earning enthusiastic notices from outlets such as Cinema Blend. It will be released June 1.
Bad Bunny may not have cracked America radio yet, but the Latin trap star has a massive following on YouTube and in Latin music, and he brings his La Nueva Religion Tour to Rupp Arena Sept. 22. Tickets go on sale Friday.
Lebanon 16-year-old got a chance to sing with Sugarland and get advice from Lauren Alaina in this week’s “American Idol,” but she did not get picked to move on to the show’s next round of competition. Amelia Hammer Harris is the only Kentuckian left in the competition.
The Troubadour Concert series announced Monday morning it is bringing rocker Melissa Etheridge to the Lexington Opera House for a full-band show in late June. Also on tap are Mavis Staples at the Lyric Theatre and Trombone Shorty at the Opera House.
Lexington Art League executive director Stephanie Harris will leave the post she has filled since 2010 to pursue an MFA in modern dance and focus on performing and teaching. Her tenure was unique among Lexington arts leaders in several ways.
Bluegrass Community and Technical College Theatre presents the Tennessee Williams classic “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” April 5-8 at the Pam Miller Downtown Arts Center in Lexington. Actors Meredith Crutcher and Salim Khalid talk about the show’s non-traditional casting.
“The Crossing” premiered Monday night on ABC, showing Lexington-area resident Steve Zahn as a small-town Oregon sheriff dealing with a mysterious band of refugees. Here’s a recap of the series premiere.