Live Music Listings, Sept. 18-24, 2012

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Saraya Brewer


Alternative hip hop group Das Racist are among the dozens of acts that local college radio station WRFL will bring to town for Boomsalng Festival this weekend. The festival starts Thursday and goes to Sunday at multiple venues.

If you have an upcoming show in Lexington that you would like to see mentioned in our weekly listings, e-mail the details to saraya@smileypete.com at least 10 days in prior to the event.

Smiley Pete Publishing can neither confirm nor deny that all of the events mentioned in our listings will go exactly as planned. It is recommended that you confirm these details with the venue in advance.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Skerik’s BandalabraCosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $10.

Open Mic hosted by Warren Byrom Al’s Bar 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Red Barn Radio presents Dave Hawkins Artsplace, 161 N. Mill St, $8, all ages, 7 p.m. Each week, Rad Barn radio showcases bluegrass and old-time musicians in a live radio taping open to the public, hosted by bluegrass picker Arthur Hancock of Willie’s Locally Known.

Water LiarsCosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $5.

Sam Kudmani Band Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 8-11 p.m.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Boomslang presents Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel), The Music Tapes, William Tyler The Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St. 7:30, $25, all ages. The frontman for defunct cult indie group Neutral Milk Hotel makes a rare live appearance at the historic Kentucky Theatre as part of WRFL’s fourth annual multi-venue festival Boomslang.

Honky Tonk Night: The Kentucky Hoss Cats Willie’s Locally Known, 805 North Broadway, 8 p.m., free.

Will Solomon Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $5, 8 p.m.From the venue website: “When Will Solomon isn’t rodeo clowning or crawdad catching he’s songwriting. After a six year Nashville stay, this Lexington native is now back to the Bluegrass embracing his Kentucky roots as he writes for his forthcoming album to be released later this year. Combining folk and soul, Will’s songs sing of life, love and love lost. For fans of: Otis Redding, John Mayer, Amy Winehouse, Gavin DeGraw.”

Boomslang presents Das Racist and Apollo BrownCosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $15. The Brooklyn alternative hip hop group Das Racist is perhaps best known for their humorous song “Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.”

The Throwbacks Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 8:30-11 p.m. 90′s covers.

Relic Delic with Sundown Service Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 21+

The Big Maracas Cheapside Pavilion, 4:30 – 7:30, free.

Small Batch; The Lowdown Dirty Hustlers Al’s Bar 601 North Limestone Street, 10 p.m.

Chris Campbell Henry Clay Public House, 112 N. Upper St. 21+, 8 p.m., free.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

Al Green EKU Center for the Arts, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, 8 p.m. $90.50+.

Divine Carama presents Brown Sugar Hip Hop Showcase Al’s Bar, 601 N. Limestone, 9 p.m.

Boomslang presents Deerhoof, The Apache Relay, Buke & Gase Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $15.

Plan b Henry Clay Public House, 112 N. Upper St. 21+, 9 p.m. free.


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