THURSDAY, AUGUST 9
Jessie Rose Pennington Natasha’s 112 Esplanade Alley, $5, 9 p.m. From the venue website: “Jessie Rose Pennington is a singer/songwriter from Lexington, Kentucky. Born into a musical family, her father is JP Pennington of the country hit-making band Exile… (she) has sung at a variety of other venues, with highlights including singing for the inaugurations of Mayor Jim Gray and Governor Steve Beshear, and singing the National Anthem for President George H. W. Bush. Recently Jessie has opened for Exile, as well as stand-up comedian Bo Burnham. Greatly influenced by artists Amy Winehouse, Paul McCartney, and Norah Jones, Jessie’s sound is new and all her own.”
Honky Tonk Night: The Kentucky Hoss Cats Willie’s Locally Known, 805 North Broadway, 8 p.m., free.
Thursday Night Live presents Conch Republic Cheapside Pavilion, 4:30 – 7:30, free.
DJ Mizla; Jam Box and more Al’s Bar 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m.
Chris Campbell Band Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 8:30 p.m.
Jazz: Live at the Library presents Orville Hammond Central Library Farish Theatre, 140 E. Main St., 7 p.m., free and all ages. Presented by the Jazz Arts Foundation. From the organization’s website: “Show #65 features Jamaican-American pianist Orville Hammond in a Trio setting. The concert will be, in part, a tribute to this year’s 50th anniversary celebration of Jamaica’s Independence. A staple of the Lexington music scene for many years, Hammond will perform with Louisville’s Tyrone Wheeler, on bass, and KY State Univ. Professor of Percussion, Robert Griffin, on drums. ”
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10
Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Those Crosstown Rivals Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $10/12
Dan Jackson Band Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 10 p.m.
SHOZO; Dunebuggy Attack Battalion; Deadly Sins Burlesque Army of Infants Al’s Bar 601 North Limestone Street, 10 p.m.
Klassyc Tymes Band Secret Bar & Grill, 841 Lane Allen Rd., 9 p.m. Free.
Legna Tocado & Yoisel Concepcion Natasha’s 112 Esplanade Alley, $5. Cuban & Caribbean rhythms featuring a lyric soprano female singer and the romantic and masterful guitar accompaniment.
Astor Place Riot Natasha’s 112 Esplanade Alley, 11:30 p.m., $8. From the venue website: “Original jazz-rock fusion that gets its signature sound from vocals supported by electric violin, tenor sax, guitar, piano, Hammond, a variety of basses and Lexington’s busiest jazz drummer.”
Holler in the Holler Homegrown Hideaways, Berea. Feat. Bluegrass Collective, Barry Mando Project, Fifth on the Floor and many more. For more info, visit www.homegrownhideaways.org.
Coralee and the Townies Willie’s Locally Known, 805 North Broadway, 9 p.m., $5.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 11