Born Cross-Eyed Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $7. A tribute to the Grateful Dead.
Julia Knight Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $5, 8 p.m. From the venue website: “Julia’s music career started at the young age of 12 when she began playing guitar and writing songs….In addition to her original songs, Julia puts an acoustic spin on a number of covers ranging from Elvis and Beatles tunes to current artists like Adele, Taylor Swift, Ingrid Michaelson, Colbie Caillat and more. In March 2012, Julia received the 2012 Rising Star and Entertainer of the Year Award from the North America Country Music Association, Int’l; in September 2012 she was awarded Instrumentalist of the Year, CD of the Year, Two Song Writing Awards and Entertainer of the Year at the 2012 TCGMA Awards Show.”
Deadly Sins Burlesque & Tinderbox Sideshow Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $5, 10:30 p.m. From the venue website: “Deadly Sins Burlesque & Tinderbox Circus Sideshow provide a humorous and provocative stage show featuring slapstick humor, comic skits, bawdy songs, striptease acts, and a scantily clad female chorus.”
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Stardeath and the Dwarves Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $10. With New Fumes, Linear Downfall and Space Face. This Oklahoma experimental pop band takes cues from The Flaming Lips, and features Lips’ frontman Wayne Coyne’s nephew as a lead singer.
Maybach Music Group: Rick Ro$$, Meek Mill, Wale Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St., 7:30 p.m., $29.75 – 69.75. Ross was named “Hottest MC in the game” earlier this year by MTV.
LAMArama Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 11 a.m., free. A full day of workshops and live performances for Lexington’s rich and growing music scene produced by the Lexington Area Music Alliance (LAMA). Workshops will include “Music as a Small Business,” “Lawyers, Bands and Money: A Primer on Basic Legal Issues for Musicians and Bands” and “All You Need Is Law: Practical Aspects of Publishing, Copyright and Other Things Working Musicians Need to Know,” followed by live music by Reva Dawn Salon and the Mercy Beat.
LAMArama presents Reva Dawn Salon and the Mercy Beat Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $5, 8 p.m. From the venue website:“The Reva Dawn Salon is a cluster-folk of wunderkinds, Reva Williams and Company, stringing up love and hate, haste and wait, in the midst of music and mayhem….The Mercy Beat is Dave Farris, Willie Eames, and Steve Cherry, all three respected veterans of the Lexington music scene. You’ve seen them play in Club Dub, the Tallboys, and the Payback, now hear the new sounds of the Mercy Beat!”
Roger Creager Buster’s, 899 Manchester St., $12-15, 18+, 8 p.m.
The Rezonators Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 9:30. Classic Rock/ Dance.
Mad Anthony/ The Shanks/ Barnyard Stompers Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 21+
Daymoths; The Butchers; I Like You Al’s Bar, 601 N. Limestone, 10 p.m.
Dennis Cole Band Cheapside Bar & Grill, 131 Cheapside St., 21+.
Kevin Criuse The Cellar, 3256 Lansdowne Drive, 8:30 p.m.
Rumpke Mountain Boys and the Kentucky Hoss Cats Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 7 p.m., $10
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4
DangermuffinCosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $5.
Sick/Sea; CAVES Al’s Bar, 601 N. Limestone, 10 p.m.
Year of October Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $5, 18 p.m.From the venue website: “Year of October is rock blues band that originated from Lexington, KY but recently has moved to Nashville, TN. Their music mixes the old with the new, with influences that range from the Beatles, to Led Zeppelin, to Norah Jones. They have written a diverse repertoire of songs that range from soft folk to swampy blues. Their songs often come in the form of stories which range from lost love, dying dreams, even murder. With a focus on the songs dynamics and lead singer Phlecia Sullivan’s towering vocals they put on a captivating live show.”
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5
Christine Goerke Haggin Auditorium, Transylvania University, 7:30 p.m. Opera soprano Christine Goerke has been featured on two Grammy-winning CDs and has won numerous awards for her dramatic vocal performance.
Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour presents Claire Lynch & AppalatinKentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St., 6:30 p.m., $5-10. This long-running local series is recorded live for the Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour, a radio program that broadcasts on scores of stations across the world. Each week, the show features a live audience and two different acts from genres spanning from roots to folk to old-timey to bluegrass.
The Old Ceremony Buster’s, 899 Manchester St., $5, 18+, 8 p.m.
Matthew Perryman Jones Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $10, 9 p.m. From the venue website: “An articulate songwriter with a versatile and gritty tenor voice – a combination that has drawn comparisons to everyone from Jeff Buckley to Leonard Cohen – Matthew Perryman Jones has the touch of a poet and the narrative reach of a short story writer, making the best of his songs deeply resonant….His music has found a home on Film and TV with over 30 placements on shows such as Grey’s Anatomy, Bones, One Tree Hill, Pretty Liars & Private Practice.”