Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music - posted on June 30, 2018 by

Eatin’ Big Time. Tyler Childers Makes A Triumphant Return To The Bluegrass.

I’ve spoken at length on this site about how special shows are when an artist returns home to the folks that helped create them. I’m going to do that again, but this time, it’s different. It’s special. It’s electric and if you missed it, I am truly sorry.

Lawrence County was the spot where the earth and cosmos collided to allow us earthlings to receive our Country Music Savior, but Lexington, Kentucky and Huntington, WV shaped this young man into the entertainer that he is. If you haven’t pieced it together by now, I’m talking about Kentucky’s newest favorite son, Mr. Tyler Childers. (more…)

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music, Photos - posted on May 7, 2018 by

SOLD OUT!! Clutch Brings Pure Rock Fury To The Manchester Music Hall With The Bronx, Red Fang & Fireball Ministry

I want to start this review with a huge thank you to my fellow Kentuckians. Lexington in particular, has never really been known as a “metal community.” In all honesty, it still isn’t, but Saturday night at the Manchester Music Hall, you folks delivered like I’ve never experienced you in roughly 18 years of going to concerts.

First, you sold-out Manchester Music Hall. Second, I saw ZERO fights despite massive amounts of liquid courage being consumed. As a whole, the night was a wet, sweaty, loud celebration of four great bands doing their best to deliver a show like no other.

Did y’all succeed in making a fun and loving atmosphere for the bands? I say, yes. Yes we did. So much so that Clutch frontman Neil Fallon said, “You guys are making this too easy.” Referring to the participation and sheer enjoyment that was had by all. So good on you, Central Kentucky. I’m super proud of ya! (more…)

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Events, On The Road Series, Photos - posted on April 3, 2018 by

On The Road: WWE Road To Wrestlemania in Huntington, WV

We were afforded a really cool opportunity. We were allowed to cover the WWE stop in Huntington, WV. This was a special time, as Wrestlemania is coming up on April 8th. We saw WWE Champion AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin in a WWE Championship Match! Bobby Roode vs. US Champion Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal – US Championship Triple Threat Match. 2018 Royal Rumble Winner Shinsuke Nakamura & Randy Orton vs. Rusev Day. SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: Tag Team Champions – The Usos – WWE vs. New Day vs. Shelton Benjamin & Rusev Day. Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler. Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch & Naomi vs. Riott Squad – WWE vs. Natalya & Carmella & Lana. (more…)

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Events, Sports - posted on April 1, 2018 by

WWE Live on the road to WrestleMania, coming to Rupp Arena on Sunday, April 1st!

Feel the thrill of WWE Live on the road to WWE WrestleMania, coming to Rupp Arena on April 1, 2018. Don’t miss all the live action featuring your favorite Superstars and Divas!

You’ll see WWE Champion AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin in a WWE Championship Match!

PLUS SEE:
• Bobby Roode vs. US Champion Randy Orton vs. Jinder Mahal – US Championship Triple Threat Match

• 2018 Royal Rumble Winner Shinsuke Nakamura & Randy Orton vs. Rusev Day

• SmackDown Tag Team Championship Match: Tag Team Champions – The Usos – WWE vs. New Day vs. Shelton Benjamin & Rusev Day

• Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler

• Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair & Becky Lynch & Naomi vs. Riott Squad – WWE vs. Natalya & Carmella & Lana

Tickets on sale now and start at $15. Tickets are available online, in person at the Lexington Center Ticket Office, and over the phone at 859-233-3535.

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music - posted on March 13, 2018 by

Dancing The Night Away With Magnolia Boulevard At The Burl

If you’ve seen this site before, you’ll know the concept. I find Kentucky bands and artists that I feel need a little spotlight and I do my best to convey the reasons you should care. My motto is pretty simple, support the artists or lose the art. That should be a pretty compelling argument, but I’m sure you’ll want more, so let’s get started.

One of the bands that have been on my radar for some time, is Lexington’s Magnolia Boulevard. I’ve watched several performances on the ole Tube of You, but I just hadn’t had the opportunity to catch them live. Thankfully though, that all changed on Saturday night at The Burl.

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Concert Photos, Music - posted on February 27, 2018 by

Guitar Virtuoso John 5 Makes A Stop At Lexington’s Manchester Music Hall

There are very few guitarists that are as versatile as John 5. He’s known for his gothic styling and stints playing with both Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, but there is much more to this guitar virtuoso. He has even written a song with Kentucky’s own, Black Stone Cherry. That track is titled “Killing Floor” and can be found on their ‘Between The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea’ release. We were certainly grateful that he chose to make a stop in Lexington at the Manchester Music Hall. We hope you enjoy the photos!

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Events - posted on January 10, 2018 by

Lexington’s Carnegie Center Hosts Roadside America: From Harlem to Hollywood: Original Photographs by Linda Bruckheimer

The Carnegie Center is proud to host an exhibition of original photographs by Linda Bruckheimer, Roadside America: From Harlem to Hollywood. Join them at the reception and you will be able to personally meet Linda Bruckheimer. The date is January 19th from 5-8pm.

Linda Bruckheimer is an American novelist, photographer, film producer, and preservationist. Raised in Kentucky, her family moved to California when she was a teenager, a trip that inspired her novels, Dreaming Southern and The Southern Belles of Honeysuckle Way, as well as her passion for photography. Currently, she divides her time between her historic farm in Nelson County, Kentucky, and Lose Angeles, where she lives with her husband, film and television producer, Jerry Bruckheimer.

For more information visit the Carnegie Center’s website here. For more about Linda Bruckheimer, visit her site here.

The Carnegie Center is located at 251 West Second St. Lexington, Kentucky. You can reach them by phone at (859) 254-4175.

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Concert Photos, Concert Reviews, Music - posted on December 31, 2017 by

Spotted! The Wooks Brought Some Local Honeys To Cosmic Charlie’s!

For a long time, Lexington, KY’s music scene languished, seemingly never able to realize it’s identity and enjoy the talents of those in this area. There were spurts that gave it life, but it seemed that no one knew what could be done to bring everyone together. In the last 15 years, the scene has seen some amazing musicians, many of which picked up and left to make their mark elsewhere. The loss of the Dame certainly set back the scene for years, but right now the scene is vibrant and booming.

Sure some venues have survived and even thrived, but it’s the last five years that has built a community that really supports artists. Maybe it’s all the local craft beers. Maybe it’s the plethora of venues we have once again. Maybe it’s just a shift in culture. Maybe it’s the success of so many great Kentucky artists that rekindled a spark for live music. Or maybe it’s just that Lexington found its’ identity. Craft beer, bourbon and venues that know their audience have all helped build it up, but at its core, I feel it’s the talent that has grown immensely. The music is now its own force to be reckoned with and artists like Sundy Best have brought people together to be a part of something bigger than themselves.

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Concert Photos, Music - posted on October 9, 2017 by

PHOTOS: Tom Keifer Visits Manchester Music Hall in Lexington, KY. Kentucky’s Own Kiss Kiss Bang opens the show!

Kiss Kiss Bang:


Tom Keifer:

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Food - posted on July 3, 2017 by

When A Meal Becomes An Experience. This Tiny Lexington Restaurant Provides One Heckuva Hot Time

Lexington, KY – When a meal becomes an experience, it keeps you coming back for more. Now, I’m not simply speaking about atmosphere or service. Both of those were great, but it’s the food that I’m about to rave about. (more…)

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