THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
Honky Tonk Night: The Kentucky Hoss Cats Willie’s Locally Known, 805 North Broadway, 8 p.m., free.
Rakadu Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $5, 9 p.m. From the venue website: “An evening of mystical splendor as Rakadu takes over the stage and floor at Natasha’s. Rakadu is live music, Middle Eastern Belly Dance, Ancient Hula and Flamenco dancing of Spain at its finest.”
Bad People Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 21+, $5
Shemale Fiesta, Swino, New Bravados Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 21+
Girls, Guns and Glory Cheapside Pavilion, 4:30 – 7:30, free.
Reva Williams w/ The Rough & Tumble Al’s Bar 601 North Limestone Street, 10 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
Idiot Glee, Snoozerz and Soft Vision The Sidecar, 603 N. Limestone, 21+.
Silent Disco feat. John the Baptist, Booty Sweat, Carl Calm, Ellie Herring Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $10. Lexington’s most popular DJs and electronic artists will spin tunes that the audience can only hear via special cordless headphones that will be distributed upon entry. Those without headphones will witness a room full of people who appear to be dancing to silence.
Girls Guns and Glory Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 9:30 p.m.
Lance Whalen Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $5, 8 p.m.From the venue website: “Lance Whalen is a singer songwriter, originally from Lexington and relocated in Nashville. His music has been described as thoughtful, honest, romantic, intriguing, poetic, and unique. Fans of Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, and Mark Lanegan are attracted to this music, and fans of everything from Triple A to Rockabilly have complimented his work. This Americana-influenced acoustic rock has a raw edge and emotional intensity with intricate lyrics that attracts thoughtful listeners. In concert, Lance’s energy shows his passion and belief in the power of romance, music, and creativity. Lance is touring in support of his new release ‘civil twilight’.”
Live Latin Dance Party Natasha’s 112 Esplanade Alley, 10:30 p.m.., $6. From the venue website: “Come and celebrate our Peruvian friends’ Independence day. Wear red and white to get drink specials all night. $3 coronas all night long. Dress to impress! The best salsa, merengue, bachata, and more. Come and invite your friends and family.”
The Hot Seats and Rumpke Mountain Boys Willie’s Locally Known, 805 North Broadway, 8 p.m., $5.