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Arts Preview 2011-12: Pop music calendar

Country-pop artist Taylor Swift, who turns 22 in December, has shows scheduled for Louisville's KFC Yum Center on Oct. 11 and Lexington's Rupp Arena on Oct. 29.
Country-pop artist Taylor Swift, who turns 22 in December, has shows scheduled for Louisville's KFC Yum Center on Oct. 11 and Lexington's Rupp Arena on Oct. 29. ASSOCIATED PRESS

This calendar includes listings for all kinds of popular music: rock, pop, country, jazz, bluegrass, etc. Long-term engagements, such as weekly gigs at a club, have not been included. Venue addresses are not listed because of space considerations. Contact the venue or presenting organization for that information or go to Calendar.kentucky.com for details. For Ticketmaster events, call 1-800-745-3000 or go to Ticketmaster.com.

Jessie Laine Powell. 7 p.m. Sept. 18, 7 p.m. Oct. 23. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $8. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Joe McPhee Survival Unit III. 7 p.m. Sept. 18. UK Student Center Worsham Theatre, Lexington. Free.

Cornmeal. 8 p.m. Sept. 18. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $10. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Fishtank Ensemble. 8 p.m. Sept. 18. Kentucky Coffeetree Café, Frankfort. $15, $20.

The Fruit Bats, Vetiver. 10 p.m. Sept. 18. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10-$12. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour: Time for Three and Tangletown Trio. 6:45 p.m. Sept. 19. Kentucky Theatre, Lexington. $10. (859) 252-8888. www.woodsongs.com.

Down, In Solitude, Ponykiller. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Expo Five, Louisville. $20. www.expofive.com.

Glenn Miller Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Lexington Opera House, Lexington. $25. Ticketmaster. lexingtonoperahouse.com.

Tom Green. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $6. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Ingram Hill. 9 p.m. Sept. 19. Southgate House, Newport. $10 in advance, $13 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Gringo Star. 10 p.m. Sept. 19. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $8. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Richard Marx. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $30-$45. (606) 324-3175. www.paramountartscenter.com.

Conspirator. 8 p.m. Sept. 20. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $15 advance, $20 at door. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

They Might Be Giants. 8 p.m. Sept. 20. Southgate House, Newport. $22 in advance, $25 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Eilen Jewell. 9 p.m. Sept. 20. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $10. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Tyler Bryant. 10 p.m. Sept. 20. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Lunch With the Arts: Dick Domek, piano. Noon Sept. 21. Community Arts Center of Danville. $10 with catered box lunch; $5 bring your own lunch. (859) 236-4054. www.communityartscenter.net.

Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, T-Pain, TYGA. 7 p.m. Sept. 21. PNC Pavilion at Riverbend, Cincinnati. $26.25-$72.25. Ticketmaster. www.riverbend.org.

Bassnectar, DJ Laura. 8 p.m. Sept. 21. Expo Five, Louisville. $29. www.expofive.com.

Paper Route. 9 p.m. Sept. 21. Southgate House, Newport. $10 in advance, $13 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Sonny Moorman. 9 p.m. Sept. 21. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $8. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Uncle Lucius. 10 p.m. Sept. 21. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $5. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Alison Brown Quartet. 7 p.m. Sept. 22. Hazard Community and Technical College Leslie County Center, Hyden. $10 adults, $5 students ages 6-18, free for ages 5 and younger. 1-800-246-7521, Ext. 73067 or 73070. www.hazardperformingarts.com.

Tony Rice. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Kentucky Theatre, Lexington. TBA. (859) 231-7924. www.troubashow.com.

UK Jazz Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. April 12. UK Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. www.uky.edu/finearts/music.

Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata: The Hills Are Alive. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. The Kentucky Center, Louisville. $25. 1-800-775-7777. www.

kentuckycenter.org.

Eliza Rickman. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $7. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Taj Mahal Trio, The Tillers. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. Madison Theater, Covington. $30 advance, $35 day of show. (859) 491-2444. www.madisontheateronline.com.

Ten Out of Tenn Tour: Amy Stroup, Gabe Dixon, Katie Herzig, K.S. Rhoads, Tyler James, Matthew Perryman Jones, Trent Dabbs, Butte. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. Headliners Music Halll, Louisville. $12-$14. 1-800-514-3849. headlinerslouisville.com.

David Wax Museum. 9 p.m. Sept. 22. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $5. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Nekromantix. 9 p.m. Sept. 22. Southgate House, Newport. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

The Steepwater Band, Sundown Service. 10 p.m. Sept. 22. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $5. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Rich and the Po' Folk. Noon Sept. 23. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free. richandthepofolk.com.

John Michael Montgomery Country Fest 2011: Montgomery Gentry, Kentucky Headhunters, Jamey Johnson, Colt Ford, Exile, more. Sept. 23-24. Lykins Park, Winchester. $20 daily, $30 weekend pass, free for ages 10 and younger. (859) 771-9612. www.jmmcountryfest.com.

Deedle Deedle Dees. 7 p.m. Sept. 23. Woodford County Library, Versailles. Free. (859) 873-5191. www.woodfordcountylibrary.org.

George Jones. 7 p.m. Sept. 23, 7 p.m. Sept. 24. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $40-$55. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Rick Springfield. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Horseshoe Casino Hotel-Southern Indiana, Elizabeth, Ind. $35-$65. Ticketmaster. www.horseshoe-indiana.com.

Boomslang: Onward Pilgrim, Scott Carney of Wax Fang, Those Darlins. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10. (859) 257-9735. www.boomslangfest.com.

Brooklyn Rundfunk Orkestrata: The Hills Are Alive. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $28-$55. www.nortoncenter.com.

Fort Frances, J.K. Mabry. 8 p.m. Sept. 23. The 930 Art Center, Louisville. Free. (502) 338-5857. www.the930.org.

Mat Kearney. 8:30 p.m. Sept. 23. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $18 in advance, $20 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Alma Gitana. 9 p.m. Sept. 23. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $8. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

The Johnson Brothers. 9 p.m. Sept. 23. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $10. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Boomslang: Stampede, Below, They Yearn for What They Fear, Cough. 10 p.m. Sept. 23. The Green Lantern, Lexington. $8. (859) 257-9735. www.boomslangfest.com.

Boomslang: Miss Cass, Big Freedia, John the Baptist. 11:59 p.m. Sept. 23. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $8. (859) 257-9735. www.boomslangfest.com.

Boomslang: The Deedle Deedle Dees. 11 a.m. Sept. 24. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. Free. (859) 257-9735. www.boomslangfest.com.

Derek Trucks Band. 6 p.m. Sept. 24. Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, Louisville. $30-$40. Ticketmaster. www.pjcardinalstadium.com.

Invasion: Brian "Head" Welch, Eowyn, The Rep, Thi'sl and more. 6 p.m. Sept. 24. Eastern Kentucky Expo Center, Pikeville. Free. (606) 444-5500. www.eastkyexpo.com.

Bluegrass PRIDE 10th Anniversary: J.D. Crowe and Balsam Range. 7 p.m. Sept. 24. UK Memorial Hall, Lexington. $20. (859) 266-1572. www.bgpride.org.

Kevin Spencer, the Barrett Family and the Mike Bowling Family. 7 p.m. Sept. 24. Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg. $10. 1-888-622-2787. macarts.com.

Kenny Whalen and The Travelers with Mary Kutter, Clinton Spaulding and Angie Sanders. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. Musicland, Lexington. $10 adults, $5 children. (859) 333-4436 or (859) 225-9656. www.yourmusicland.com.

Mat Kearney, Leagues. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $20. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Tony Orlando. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. Grand Victoria Casino, Rising Sun, Ind. $55. Ticketmaster.

Wynonna Judd. 8 p.m. Sept. 24. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $45-$75. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

The Mojo Tones. 9 p.m. Sept. 24. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $5. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Mayer Hawthorne and the County. 9 p.m. Sept. 24. Zanzabar, Louisville. $17 in advance, $20 day of show. www.productionsimple.com.

Boomslang: Ssion, Men, Ellie Herring. 10 p.m. Sept. 24. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $15. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Boomslang: Julianna Barwick, Hong Shao's Pipa Club, R. Stevie Moore. 3 p.m. Sept. 25. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $8. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. 7 p.m. Sept. 25. The Kentucky Center, Louisville. $27.50-$57.50. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Boomslang: Psychedelic Furs, Tom Tom Club. 8 p.m. Sept. 25. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $20 advance, $25 day of show. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

John Gorka, Eliza Gilkyson. 8 p.m. Sept. 25. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $20 advance, $25 day of show. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour: John Gorka and Eliza Gilkenson and Blitz the Ambassador. 6:45 p.m. Sept. 26. Kentucky Theatre, Lexington. $10. (859) 252-8888. www.woodsongs.com.

Sydney Cubit. 8 p.m. Sept. 26. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $5. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

The Werks. 10 p.m. Sept. 26. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $7-$10. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Opeth, Katatonia. 8 p.m. Sept. 27. Expo Five, Louisville. $25. www.expofive.com.

Lydia Loveless. 9 p.m. Sept. 27. Southgate House, Newport. $8. (859) 431-2201. www. southgatehouse.com.

Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers. 9 p.m. Sept. 27. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $8. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Red Barn Radio: Hickory Robot. 7 p.m. Sept. 28. Red Barn Radio at Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www. redbarnradio.com.

Run Run Run, The Kry Kids. 8 p.m. Sept. 28. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $7. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Motopony. 9 p.m. Sept. 28. Southgate House, Newport. $8 in advance, $10 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Tim Thompson. 9 p.m. Sept. 28. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $9. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Randy Tuesday and the Two Two Tuesdays. 10 p.m. Sept. 28. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $5. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Toby Keith, Eric Church, J.T. Hodges. 7 p.m. Sept. 29. PNC Pavilion at Riverbend, Cincinnati. $29.50-$85.50. Ticketmaster. www.riverbend.org.

Mason Jennings, The Pines. 8 p.m. Sept. 29. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $18 advance, $20 day of show. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Ancient Warfare. 9 p.m. Sept. 29. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $5. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Nick 13 of Tiger Army. 9 p.m. Sept. 29. Southgate House, Newport. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Loudmouth. 9:30 p.m. Sept. 29. Southgate House, Newport. $10 for ages 21 and over, $13 for ages 18-20. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Pokey LaFarge and The South City Three, The Dirt Daubers. 10 p.m. Sept. 29. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $8-$10. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Karly Dawn and Little Sarie. Noon Sept. 30. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free. www.uky.edu/FineArts/Music/Niles/appalachian.

Signs of Life. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Elk Creek Vineyards, Owenton. $20. Ticketmaster.

Billy Currington, Brantley Gilbert. 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Eastern Kentucky Expo Center, Pikeville. $25.50. Ticketmaster. www. eastkyexpo.com.

Death Cab for Cutie. 8 p.m. Sept. 30. PNC Pavilion at Riverbend, Cincinnati. $29.50-$39.50. Ticketmaster. www.riverbend.org.

Jay Flippin Quintet. 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $25. (606) 324-3175. www.paramountartscenter.com.

The Bats. 8 p.m. Sept. 30, 8 p.m. Nov. 4. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $10. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Zee Avi. 9 p.m. Sept. 30. Southgate House, Newport. $10 in advance, $13 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Queen City Zapatistas. 9:30 p.m. Sept. 30. Southgate House, Newport. $10 for ages 21 and over, $13 for ages 18-20. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Ultraviolet Hippopotamus. 10 p.m. Sept. 30. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $5. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Crystal Gayle. 7 p.m. Oct. 1. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $25-$35. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Lecrae. 7 p.m. Oct. 1. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $20-$22.50. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Three Doors Down, Theory of a Deadman, Pop Evil. 7 p.m. Oct. 1. Rupp Arena, Lexington. $29.50-$49.50. (859) 233-4567 or Ticketmaster. www.rupparena.com.

Tee Dee Young. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1. MoonDance at Midnight Pass Amphitheater, Lexington. $10, free for children 12 and younger. (859) 225-0370. www.moondancelex.org.

Lisa Rankins Persley and Jerry Owens. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center, Lexington. $18 in advance, $23 at the door. (859) 280-2201 or (859) 252-5797. www. lexingtonlyric.com.

Al Jarreau and the George Duke Trio with the David Sanborn Trio featuring Joey DeFrancesco. 8 p.m. Oct. 1. Taft Theatre, Cincinnati. $35-$65. Ticketmaster. www.tafttheatre.org.

Edwin McCain. 8 p.m. Oct. 1. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $20 advance, $25 at door. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

The Strongest Proof. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Southgate House, Newport. $5 for ages 21 and over, $8 for ages 18-20. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Emmitt-Nershi Band. 10 p.m. Oct. 2. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $12. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Lionize, Larry and His Flask. 9 p.m. Oct. 3. Southgate House, Newport. $8 in advance, $10 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Ott, Kilowatts. 10 p.m. Oct. 3. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10-$12. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

An Evening with John Legend, lecture. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4. Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. $10, free for UK students, faculty and staff. (859) 257-4929. www.singletarytickets.com.

Peter Frampton. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $75-$125. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Richard Thompson, Pieta Brown. 8 p.m. Oct. 4. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $30-$40. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Custom Made Bluegrass. 9 p.m. Oct. 4. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $7. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Dio Disciples. 9 p.m. Oct. 4. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $18 advance, $20 at the door. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

Red Barn Radio: The Bloodroots Barter. 7 p.m. Oct. 5. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

Luciana Souza Trio: Viva Brazil. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $23-$45. www.nortoncenter.com.

Fleet Foxes, The Walkmen. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. The Louisville Palace, Louisville. $35.50. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

Jimmie Vaughan Tilt-a-Whirl Band with Lou Ann Barton. 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Southgate House, Newport. $20 in advance, $25 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Buddy Miller Band featuring Patty Griffin. 9 p.m. Oct. 5. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $20. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Greg Foresman. 9 p.m. Oct. 5. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $5. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Cornmeal, Dirtfoot. 10 p.m. Oct. 5. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $8-$10. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Adrian Belew Power Trio. 7 p.m. Oct. 6. Southgate House, Newport. $22-$55. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Celtic Thunder. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Taft Theatre, Cincinnati. $24.50-$62.50. Ticketmaster. www.tafttheatre.org.

EKU Jazz Ensemble. 8 p.m. Oct. 6. EKU Gifford Theater, Richmond. (859) 622-3266. www.eku.edu.

S.A.R.A.: Sounds and Rhythms of Afghanistan featuring Salar Nader and Homayoun Sakhi. 8 p.m. Oct. 6. The Kentucky Center, Louisville. $22.50-$27.50. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

G. Love and Special Sauce. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $20 in advance, $25 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Jill Coffman, Mike Anderson and Pat Morley. 9 p.m. Oct. 6. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $5. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Jimmie Vaughan. 9 p.m. Oct. 6. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $20 advance, $25 at door. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

Papadosio. 10 p.m. Oct. 6. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $15. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Dan Dutton. Noon Oct. 7. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free.

ArtsAsia Festival: Theodore Levin, Music of Central Asia and Tuva. 3:30 p.m. Oct. 7. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free. (859) 257-7858.

Bush, Chevelle, Filter. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 7. PNC Pavilion at Riverbend, Cincinnati. $21.50-$51.50. Ticketmaster. www.riverbend.org.

Bob Thompson Unit. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $25. (606) 324-3175. www.paramountartscenter.com.

John Hiatt and the Combo, Big Head Todd and the Monsters. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Taft Theatre, Cincinnati. $27-$42.50. Ticketmaster. www.tafttheatre.org.

The Faux Frenchmen. 8 p.m. Oct. 7. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $8. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Todd Snider. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Southgate House, Newport. $17-$20. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Papadosio, The Coop. 9 p.m. Oct. 7. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Marty Stuart and Connie Smith. 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $25-$35. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

ArtsAsia Festival: Huun Huur Tu. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. UK Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. $15-$20. (859) 257-7858. www.uky.edu/centers/asia/embraceasia/schedule-2011.php.

Imelda May. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. UK Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. $22-$32. (859) 257-4929. www.uky.edu/scfa.

Jonny Lang. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Horseshoe Casino Hotel-Southern Indiana, Elizabeth, Ind. $35-$60. Ticketmaster. www.horseshoe-indiana.com.

Big Gigantic with Zoogma. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $13 in advance, $15 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Tim Easton, Coralee and the Townies. 10 p.m. Oct. 8. Al's Bar, Lexington. $8. www.myspace.com/alsbarlexington.

The Crabb Family Celebration. 2 p.m. Oct. 9. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $23, $28. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Cash: 6 Feet High and Rising, Johnny Cash tribute show. 6 p.m. Oct. 9. MoonDance at Midnight Pass Amphitheater, Lexington. $10, free for children 12 and younger. (859) 225-0370. www.moondancelex.org.

Railroad Earth. 8 p.m. Oct. 9. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $17-$20. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Margot and the Nuclear So and So's. 9 p.m. Oct. 9. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $12 advance, $15 at door. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

Zach Deputy. 10 p.m. Oct. 9. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Brett Dennen. 8 p.m. Oct. 10. Madison Theater, Covington. $18. Ticketmaster. www.madisontheateronline.com.

Primus. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 10. The Louisville Palace, Louisville. $30.50-$46.50. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

We Came as Romans, Miss May I, Of Mice and Men, Texas in July, Close to Home. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Expo Five, Louisville. $15. www.expofive.com.

Renfro Valley: New Calvary Heirs. 7 p.m. Oct. 11. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $10. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Taylor Swift, NeedToBreathe. 7 p.m. Oct. 11. KFC Yum Center, Louisville. $27-$72.50. Ticketmaster. www.kfcyumcenter.com.

Mushroomhead. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $18 advance, $20 at door. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

Matthew Sweet, Miles Zuniga. 8 p.m. Oct. 11. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $20. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Frontier Ruckus. 10 p.m. Oct. 11. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $7. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Red Barn Radio: Argo Lynn. 7 p.m. Oct. 12. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

The Journeymen. 7 p.m. Oct. 12. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $13. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Alpha Rev. 9 p.m. Oct. 12. Southgate House, Newport. $10 advance, $13 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Junior Boys. 9 p.m. Oct. 12. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $12 advance, $15 at door. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

Man or Astro-Man? 9 p.m. Oct. 12. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $15. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Beats Antique. 10 p.m. Oct. 12. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $12-$15. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

The Anchormen. 7 p.m. Oct. 13. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $15. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Jazz Live at the Library: Sarah Stivers Quartet. 7 p.m. Oct. 13. Central Library, Lexington. Free. www.jazzartsfoundation.org.

B.B. King. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. The Louisville Palace, Louisville. $49.50-$65. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

Darrell Scott Band. 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Berea College Phelps Stokes Auditorium, Berea. Free. www.berea.edu/convocations.

Skeletonwitch. 8 p.m. Oct. 13, 9 p.m. Nov. 13. Southgate House, Newport. $10 in advance, $13 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Jonathan Tyler and the Northern Lights, The Happen-Ins. 10 p.m. Oct. 13. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Jim and Ada McCown. Noon Oct. 14. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free. www.uky.edu/FineArts/Music/Niles.

Scream Tour: The Next Generation. 7 p.m. Oct. 14. The Louisville Palace Louisville. $39.50. Ticketmaster. louisvillepalace.com.

The Dove Brothers. 7 p.m. Oct. 14. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $18. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

The Jayhawks. 7 p.m. Oct. 14. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $25-$35. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Mac Miller. 8 p.m. Oct. 14. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $20. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Ben Sollee. 9 p.m. Oct. 14. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $20. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

STS9. 9 p.m. Oct. 14. Madison Theater, Covington. $20-25. Ticketmaster. www.madisontheateronline.com.

These United States. 10 p.m. Oct. 14. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Belterra Casino Resort and Spa, Florence, Ind. $60. Ticketmaster. www.belterracasino.com.

Downtown County Band. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15. MoonDance at Midnight Pass Amphitheater, Lexington. $10, free for children 12 and younger. (859) 225-0370. www.moondancelex.org.

B.B. King. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $45-$75. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Das Racist. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $15. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Vandaveer. 8 p.m. Oct. 15. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $10. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Odd Future. 9 p.m. Oct. 15. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $20-$25. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Circa Survive, Maps and Atlases, Sleeper Agent. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Expo Five, Louisville. $20. www.expofive.com.

Plain White T's. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Madison Theater, Covington. $20. Ticketmaster. www. madisontheateronline.com.

Matthew Sweet. 8 p.m. Oct. 16. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $18-$20. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Man Man. 9 p.m. Oct. 16. Southgate House, Newport. $14 in advance, $17 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. 9 p.m. Oct. 16. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $17 in advance, $20 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Morehead State University Jazz Ensemble with Pat Coil, piano. 8 p.m. Oct. 18. MSU Baird Music Hall, Morehead. Free. (606) 783-2198. www.moreheadstate.edu/mtd.

Bear Hands, Pomegranates. 10 p.m. Oct. 18. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Red Barn Radio: Blue Mafia Band. 7 p.m. Oct. 19. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

Willie Nelson. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $65-$110. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Melt Banana. 9 p.m. Oct. 19. Southgate House, Newport. $10 in advance, $13 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Drive-By Truckers. 8 p.m. Oct. 20. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $25. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

The Kings of Salsa. 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $30-$46. (513) 721-3344. cincinnatiarts.org.

Blitzen Trapper, Dawes, The Belle Brigade. 9 p.m. Oct. 20. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $15. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Misfits. 9 p.m. Oct. 20. Southgate House, Newport. $20 in advance, $25 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Carl Jones and James Bryan. Noon Oct. 21. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free.

Three Guitar Heroes featuring Michael Schenker, Uli Jon Roth and Leslie West. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $26-$35. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Casting Crowns, Sanctus Real, The Afters. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Rupp Arena, Lexington. $22-$47. (859) 233-3535 or Ticketmaster. www.rupparena.com.

Gin Blossoms. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Belterra Casino Resort and Spa, Florence, Ind. $25. Ticketmaster. www.belterracasino.com.

The Guitar Masters Tour: Andy McKee, Stephen Bennett, Antoine Dufour. 8:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Southgate House, Newport. $20 in advance, $25 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

FUMA Universal Music Alliance concert. 9 p.m. Oct. 21. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $10. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

G. Love and Special Sauce. 9 p.m. Oct. 21. Madison Theater, Covington. $20. Ticketmaster. www.madisontheateronline.com.

The Black Angels. 9 p.m. Oct. 21. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $15 in advance, $17 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Mayday Parade. 4:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $17. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Bluegrass Superstars: An Evening With Old Friends with J.D. Crowe and the New South, Doyle Lawson, Paul Williams and Blue River. 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg. $20 in advance, $25 day of show. 1-888-622-2787. macarts.com.

Liam's Fancy. 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Main Street Cafe, College Square, Berea. (859) 986-0703. www.msc-berea.com.

Darius Rucker, Rodney Adkins, Frankie Ballard. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22. U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, $28-$48. Ticketmaster. www.usbankarena.com.

Thrice, La Dispute, Moving Mountains, O'Brother. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Madison Theater, Covington. $18. (859) 491-2444. www.madisontheateronline.com.

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Wynonna Judd. 8 p.m. Oct. 22, 2 p.m. Oct. 23. Cincinnati Music Hall. $25-$101. (513) 381-3300. www.cincinnatipops.org.

Gerald Albright and Kirk Whalum. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $50-$175; benefits Diabetes Initiative 2011. (513) 621-2787. www.cincinnatiarts.org.

Hunter Hayes. 8 p.m. Sept. 18. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Loretta Lynn. 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $35-$55. (606) 324-3175. www.paramountartscenter.com.

Trampled by Turtles. 9 p.m. Oct. 22. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $15. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

The Black Angels. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 22. Southgate House, Newport. $15 in advance, $18 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Darius Rucker. 7 p.m. Oct. 23. Eastern Kentucky Expo Center, Pikeville. $23-$42.75. Ticketmaster. www.eastkyexpo.com.

Eoto. 8 p.m. Oct. 23. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $18. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Arlo Guthrie and the Boys' Night Out Band. 8 p.m. Oct. 24. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati. $30-$55. (513) 721-3344. cincinnatiarts.org.

Blind Pilot. 9 p.m. Oct. 24. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $12 in advance, $14 date of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Eoto. 10 p.m. Oct. 24. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $15. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Richard Thompson. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. The Kentucky Center, Louisville. $28.50-$38.50. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Howard's Creek. 9 p.m. Oct. 25. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $5. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Red Barn Radio: Lester Ray Sears and The Tennessee Border Band. 7 p.m. Oct. 26. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. 8 p.m. Oct. 26. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $20-$25. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Luke Bryan. 7 p.m. Oct. 27. The Arena at Southeastern Kentucky Agricultural and Expo Complex, Corbin. $26.75-$36.75. Ticketmaster. thecorbinarena.com.

Mountain Songwriters Night: Hugh X. Lewis. 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Hazard Community and Technical College Leslie County Center, Hyden. Free. 1-800-246-7521, Ext. 73067 or 73070. www.hazardperformingarts.com.

Sebadoh. 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Southgate House, Newport. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

The Avett Brothers. 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Rupp Arena, Lexington. $29.75-$39.75. (859) 233-3535 or Ticketmaster. www.rupparena.com.

David Crowder Band, Gungor, Chris August, John Mark McMillan. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $26.50-$31.50. (513) 872-8801. bogarts.com.

BoomBox. 9 p.m. Oct. 27. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $10 advance, $12 at door. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

All Time Low, The Ready Set, He Is We. 6:45 p.m. Oct. 28. Expo Five, Louisville. $20. www.expofive.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Cari Norris. 7 p.m. Oct. 28. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free. www.uky.edu/FineArts/Music/Niles/appalachian.

Clint Black. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $30-$45. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

ANR. 9 p.m. Oct. 28. Southgate House, Newport. $8 in advance, $10 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Mike Doughty. 9 p.m. Oct. 28. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $15. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Never Shout Never. 6:45 p.m. Oct. 29. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $24.45-$25.95. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Big D's U.S. 23 Showcase. 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg. $15 in advance, $20 day of show. 1-888-622-2787. macarts.com.

Mindless Behavior. 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati.

Taylor Swift, NeedToBreathe. 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Rupp Arena, Lexington. $27-$71.50. (859) 233-3535 or Ticketmaster. www.rupparena.com.

Travis Tritt. 7 p.m. Oct. 29. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $30-$45. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Constella Festival: Double Deal: String + Jazz Quartets with Ted Nash, saxophone. 8 p.m. Oct. 19. Blue Wisp Jazz Club, Cincinnati. Various prices. www.constellafestival.com.

Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John. 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Taft Theatre, Cincinnati. $25-$47. Ticketmaster. www.tafttheatre.org.

Iron Fest II. 9 p.m. Oct. 29. Southgate House, Newport. $5 for ages 21 and over, $8 for ages 18-20. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

The Devil Inside, a salute to INXS. 9:30 p.m. Oct. 29. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $10. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Morehead State University Jazz I Ensemble. 8 p.m. Nov. 1. Morehead State University Baird Music Hall. Free. (606) 783-2198. www.moreheadstate.edu/mtd.

The Musical Box. 8 p.m. Nov. 1. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $35-$42.50. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Red Barn Radio: Rum River Blend. 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

Truth and Salvage Co. with Ruston Kelly. 8 p.m. Nov. 2. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $10-$12. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Lotus. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $18 in advance, $20 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Paul Thorn Band. 8 p.m. Nov. 3. Southgate House, Newport. $20 in advance, $25 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www. southgatehouse.com.

The Devil Makes Three. 8 p.m. Nov. 3. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $12.50-$15. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Bearfoot. 9 p.m. Nov. 3. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $8. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Brantley Gilbert. 9 p.m. Nov. 3. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $15-$18. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Sara Grey and Kieron Means. Noon Nov. 4. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free.

Ronnie Milsap. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Horseshoe Southern Indiana, Elizabeth, Ind. $17.50-$32.50. Ticketmaster.

Styx, The Outlaws. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Rupp Arena, Lexington. $37.50-$57.50. (859) 233-3535 or Ticketmaster. www.rupparena.com.

Dailey and Vincent. 8 p.m. Nov. 4. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $18-$35. www. nortoncenter.com.

Sebadoh with Mazes. 9 p.m. Nov. 4. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $15. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

B.J. Thomas and Gary Puckett. 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $25-$35. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Casting Crowns, Sanctus Real, The Afters. 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Bank of Kentucky Center, Highland Heights. $25-$45. Ticketmaster. www.bankofkentuckycenter.com.

JJ Grey and Mofro. 9 p.m. Nov. 5. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $17 in advance, $20 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Cincinnati Pops: Sweet Sounds of the '70s — New York Voices. 7 p.m. Nov. 6, 2 p.m. Nov. 20. Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati. $25-$96.50. (513) 381-3300. www.cincinnatipops.org.

Panic at the Disco, Patrick Stump, Foxy Shazam. 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $19.25-$27. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Straight No Chaser. 8 p.m. Nov. 6. The Kentucky Center, Louisville. $20-$45. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood. 9 p.m. Nov. 6. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $18 in advance, $20 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Supersuckers, Nashville Pussy. 9 p.m. Nov. 6. Southgate House, Newport. $15 in advance, $18 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly. Noon Nov. 7. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free.

Gavin DeGraw, David Cook. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Taft Theatre, Cincinnati. $27-$40. Ticketmaster.

Judas Priest, Black Label Society, Thin Lizzy. 7 p.m. Nov. 8. U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati. $29-$49. Ticketmaster. www.usbankarena.com.

Boombox. 8 p.m. Nov. 8. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $15-$18. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Morehead State University Jazz II Ensemble. 8 p.m. Nov. 8. MSU Baird Music Hall, Morehead. Free. (606) 783-2198. www. moreheadstate.edu/mtd.

Red Barn Radio: LaMay and Reese. 7 p.m. Nov. 9. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

Owl City, Days Difference. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Expo Five, Louisville. $20 advance, $25 day of show. www.expofive.com.

The Pixies. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. The Louisville Palace, Louisville. $42.50-$49.50. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

Beirut. 8 p.m. Nov. 9. Kentucky Theatre, Lexington. $27.50. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

moe. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $18 advance, $21 at door. (859) 368-8871. www.bustersbb.com.

Jazz Live at the Library: Jamey Aebersold Quartet. 7 p.m. Nov. 10. Central Library, Lexington. Free. www.jazzartsfoundation.org.

Sonny Landreth. 8 p.m. Nov. 10. Southgate House, Newport. $18 in advance, $22 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www. southgatehouse.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Al White and Berea College Bluegrass Ensemble. Noon Nov. 11. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free. www.uky.edu/FineArts/ Music/Niles.

Country Gospel Christmas with The Roarks. 7 p.m. Nov. 11, 12, 18, 19, Dec. 16, 17. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $18. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Mannheim Steamroller. 8 p.m. Nov. 11. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $45-$75. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Beirut. 8:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $25. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Chris Tomlin. 7 p.m. Nov. 12. Southeastern Kentucky Agricultural and Exposition Center, Corbin. $29.00.

Between the Buried and Me. 8 p.m. Nov. 12. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $15.38-$35. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Jockey Club Reunion. 9 p.m. Nov. 12. Southgate House, Newport. $10 for ages 21 and over, $13 for ages 18-20. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

The Sea and Cake with Imaginary Cities and Ben Purdum. 9 p.m. Nov. 12. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $15. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Lady Antebellum, Josh Kelley and Randy Montana. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. Eastern Kentucky Expo Center, Pikeville. $43. Ticketmaster. www.eastkyexpo.com.

John Mellencamp. 8 p.m. Nov. 13. The Louisville Palace, Louisville. $42-$125. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

Downtown County Band. 9 p.m. Nov. 14. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $5. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Joe Bonamassa. 8 p.m. Nov. 15. The Louisville Palace, Louisville. $51.50-$81.50. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

Surf's Up: A Beach Boys Tribute. 8 p.m. Nov. 15. Georgetown College John L. Hill Chapel, Georgetown. $10 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students. www. georegtowncollege.edu.

Red Barn Radio: Shannon Whitworth. 7 p.m. Nov. 16. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

The Grascals, The Roys, Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music ensembles. 7 p.m. Nov. 17. The Hal Rogers Center, Hazard. $20 prime seats, $15 adults, $8 students. 1-800-246-7521, Ext. 73067 or 73070. www.hazardperformingarts.com.

Tall, Dark and Handsome. 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $7. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

R.B. Morris. 9 p.m. Nov. 17. Natasha's Bistro and Bar, Lexington. $10. (859) 259-2754. www.beetnik.com.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Randy Wilson and Gabe Dansereau. Noon Nov. 18. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free. www.uky.edu/FineArts/Music/Niles.

District 97 with Little Atlas. 9 p.m. Nov. 18. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $10 in advance, $12 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Will Hoge. 9 p.m. Nov. 18. Southgate House, Newport. $10 in advance, $13 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Asbury University Jazz Ensemble. 9:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Asbury University Grille, Wilmore. Free. (859) 858-3511 ext. 2250.

Railroad Earth. 7 p.m. Nov. 19. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $20. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

City and Colour. 9 p.m. Nov. 19. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $25-$28. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Real Estate, Big Troubles. 10 p.m. Nov. 19. Cosmic Charlie's, Lexington. $10-$12. (859) 309-9499. www.cosmic-charlies.com.

Sondre Lerche, Peter Wolf Crier. 8 p.m. Nov. 21. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $15 advance, $17 day of show. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

City and Colour with Hacienda. 9 p.m. Nov. 21. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $20. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Red Barn Radio: Dix River Crossing. 7 p.m. Nov. 23. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

Petty Fest: A Tribute to Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. 9 p.m. Nov. 23. Southgate House, Newport. $8 in advance, $10 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Billie Jean Osborne's Kentucky Opry Christmas. Nov. 25-Dec. 18. Mountain Arts Center, Prestonsburg. $15 adults, $13 seniors, $11 students. 1-888-622-2787. macarts.com.

Social Distortion, Chuck Ragan, Suedehead. 8 p.m. Nov. 25. Expo Five, Louisville. $30-$35. www.expofive.com.

psychodots. 9 p.m. Nov. 25. Southgate House, Newport. $15 in advance, $15 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Papadosio. 9 p.m. Nov. 26. Madison Theater, Covington. $15. (859) 491-2444. www. madisontheateronline.com.

Raul Malo Band. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $30. www. nortoncenter.com.

Glenis Redmond and Scott Ainslie: Southern Voices: Black, White and the Blues. 3 p.m. Dec. 1. Berea College Phelps Stokes Auditorium, Berea. Free. www.berea.edu.

Appalachia in the Bluegrass: Red State Ramblers. Noon Dec. 2. UK Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library, Lexington. Free. www.uky.edu/finearts/music/niles.

Lonesome River Band. 7 p.m. Dec. 2. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $18. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Judy Collins and Arlo Guthrie. 8 p.m. Dec. 2. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $33-$65. www.nortoncenter.com.

Unknown Hinson. 9 p.m. Dec. 3. Southgate House, Newport. $15 in advance, $18 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Transylvania University Jazz and Percussion. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Transylvania University Carrick Theater, Lexington. Free. (859) 233-8141. www.transy.edu.

Chris Isaak. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $40-$65. (606) 324-3175. www.paramountartscenter.com.

Red Barn Radio: Holiday Show. 7 p.m. Dec. 7. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

Chicago. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7. The Louisville Palace, Louisville. $29.50-$99.50. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

MercyMe. 7 p.m. Dec. 8. Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. $40-$50. (606) 324-3175. www.paramountartscenter.com.

ZoSo: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience. 9 p.m. Dec. 8. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $12 in advance, $15 day of show. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

Gold City Quartet. 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, Renfro Valley. $17. 1-800-765-7464. www.renfrovalley.com.

Lee Greenwood. 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Belterra Casino Resort and Spa, Florence, Ind. TBA. Ticketmaster, 1-800-734-3000. www.belterracasino.com.

Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience. 9 p.m. Dec. 9. Buster's Billiards and Backroom, Lexington. $12 advance, $25 at door. www.bustersbb.com.

Pink Martini with UK Symphony Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10. UK Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. $45-$65. (859) 257-4929. www.uky.edu/scfa.

Chris Isaak. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11. The Louisville Palace, Louisville. $29.50-$89. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

Alice Cooper. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12. Taft Theatre, Cincinnati. $36-$63. Ticketmaster.

Red Barn Radio: Revival Ridge. 7 p.m. Dec. 14. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

Vince Gill. 7 p.m. Dec. 15. The Louisville Palace, Louisville. $39.50-$79.50. (502) 583-4555. louisvillepalace.com.

Teri Thompson and Ryan Shirar: A Holiday Musical Special. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Berea Arena Theater, Berea. $5. (859) 986-9039. www.bereaarenatheater.com.

Rachael Yamagata, Mike Viola. 8 p.m. Dec. 17. Headliners Music Hall, Louisville. $15. (502) 584-8088. headlinerslouisville.com.

'Tis the Season: Lexington Brass Band with Zach Brock, violin, and Raleigh Dailey, piano. 4 p.m. Dec. 18. Calvary Baptist Church, Lexington. $5. (859) 858-3877 or (859) 858-3511, Ext. 2246. www.lexingtonbrassband.com.

The Devil Wears Prada. 8 p.m. Dec. 18. Bogart's, Cincinnati. $20. (513) 872-8801. www.bogarts.com.

Red Barn Radio: Ritch Collins. 7 p.m. Dec. 21. Arts Place, Lexington. $8. (859) 225-0370. www.redbarnradio.com.

Jim Brickman: A Christmas Celebration. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 26. Lexington Opera House, Lexington. $35-$75. Ticketmaster. lexingtonoperahouse.com.

Homunculus. 9 p.m. Dec. 30. Southgate House, Newport. $15 in advance, $18 day of show. (859) 431-2201. www.southgatehouse.com.

Richard Bellando. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14. Berea Arena Theater, Berea. $5. (859) 986-9039. www.bereaarenatheater.com.

Branford Marsalis. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19. The Grand Theatre, Frankfort. $55-$80. (502) 352-7469. www.grandtheatrefrankfort.org.

Pam Tillis. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20. The Kentucky Center, Louisville. $25-$35. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Cincinnati Pops: Night in Havana — Tiempo Libre. 8 p.m. Jan. 20, 8 p.m. Jan. 21. Cincinnati Music Hall. $25-$96.50. (513) 381-3300. www.cincinnatipops.org.

Jane Monheit. 8 p.m. Jan. 28. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $25-$35. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Stanley Jordan Trio. 8 p.m. Jan. 28. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $30. www. nortoncenter.com.

Elvis Lives tribute show. 8 p.m. Feb. 9. Lexington Opera House, Lexington. $25-$60. Ticketmaster. lexingtonoperahouse.com.

Nellie McKay. 7 p.m. Feb. 12. The Kentucky Center, Louisville. $25. 1-800-775-7777. www. kentuckycenter.org.

Atlanta Rhythm Section. 7 p.m. Feb. 14. The Hal Rogers Center, Hazard. $20 prime seats, $15 adults, $8 students. 1-800-246-7521, Ext. 73067 or 73070. www.hazardperformingarts.com.

UK Jazz Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. April 12. UK Singletary Center for the Arts, Lexington. www.uky.edu/finearts/music.

Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience. 8 p.m. Feb. 17. The Kentucky Center, Louisville. $27.50. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Celtic Crossroads. 8 p.m. Feb. 18. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $25-$35. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

The Dark Side of the Wall, Pink Floyd tribute. 8 p.m. Feb. 24, 8 p.m. Feb. 25. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $25-$32.50. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center. 8 p.m. Feb. 25. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $45-$65. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Cincinnati Pops: Chris Botti, trumpet. 7 p.m. Feb. 26. Cincinnati Music Hall. $25-$101. (513) 381-3300. cincinnatipops.org.

Chris Botti, trumpet. 8 p.m. March 1. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $45-$65. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Tao: The Way of the Drum. 7:30 p.m. March 8. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $15-$38.50. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Celtic Crossroads. 8 p.m. March 9. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $23.50-$32.50. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Geri Allen and Timeline. 7:30 p.m. March 15. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $30. www.nortoncenter.com.

Hot Tuna featuring Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady. 8 p.m. March 15. 20th Century Theater, Cincinnati. $25 advance, $30 day of show. (513) 731-8000. www.the20thcenturytheatre.com.

Cincinnati Pops: The Music of Ray Charles — Ellis Hall. 7 p.m. March 25. Cincinnati Music Hall. $25-$96.50. (513) 381-3300. cincinnatipops.org.

A Taste of Hazard with Appalatin. 6:30 p.m. April 12. Hazard Community and Technical College First Federal Center, Hazard. $35. 1-800-246-7521, Ext. 73067 or 73070. www. hazardperformingarts.com.

La Guitara featuring Patty Larkin, Rory Block and Muriel Anderson. 8 p.m. April 12. Berea College Phelps Stokes Auditorium, Berea. Free. www.berea.edu/convocations.

Red Baraat. 8 p.m. April 12. The Kentucky Center, Louisville. $22.50. 1-800-775-7777. www.kentuckycenter.org.

Australian Chamber Orchestra. 8 p.m. April 13. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $33-$65. www.nortoncenter.com.

The Temptations and the Four Tops. 8 p.m. April 14. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $45-$75. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Cincinnati Pops: Bernadette Peters. 8 p.m. April 20, 8 p.m. April 21, 2 p.m. April 22. Cincinnati Music Hall. $25-$101. (513) 381-3300. cincinnatipops.org.

Music for Mission: Iris Dement. 8:15 p.m. April 20. First Presbyterian Church, Lexington. Free but tickets required. (859) 225-037. www.fpclex.org/ musicformission.html.

Mountain Songwriters Night. 6:30 p.m. April 27. Hazard Community and Technical College First Federal Center, Hazard. $10 adults, $5 students ages 6-18, free ages 5 and younger. 1-800-246-7521, Ext. 73067 or 73070. www. hazardperformingarts.com.

Broadway Live: The Midtown Men. 8 p.m. April 27, 2 p.m. April 28, 8 p.m. April 28, 2 p.m. April 29, 7 p.m. April 29. Lexington Opera House, Lexington. $54.50-$74.50. Ticketmaster. lexingtonoperahouse.com.

Aretha Franklin. 8 p.m. April 28. EKU Center for the Arts, Richmond. $65-$110. 1-855-358-7469. ekucenter.com.

Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. 8 p.m. April 28. W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre, Louisville. $25-$45. 1-800-775-7777. www. kentuckycenter.org.

Portland Cello Project. 7:30 p.m. May 7. Norton Center for the Arts, Danville. $30. www. nortoncenter.com.

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