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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16
Jovontaes/The Silver Tongues/Crys Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $5. Psychedelic jams from Lexington, Louisville and Indianapolis.
Open Mic hosted by Warren Byrom Al’s Bar 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m.
Tom Green Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $6, 8 p.m.From the venue website: “Tom Green performs his finely crafted songs in the styles of blues, pop, folk, rock, and country. Co-founder of Lexington’s legendary Hatfield Clan, Tom has performed with Lee Carroll and with Nick Stump’s All-Stars. His songs have been themes in KET broadcasts and state tourism campaigns, and he has been featured solo artist at WUKY’s Grapevine event. Tom currently performs at The Bluebird Cafe in Nashville and at venues throughout the region.”
Ivan Frontela Rico Piano Recital Singletary Center for the Arts Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17
Papadosio Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $12/15. Papdosio are among the leaders of live electronic music, putting on an upbeat, danceable show utiliazing live instrumentation.
Pak, S.M.E.L.L., Live Island The Sidecar, 603 N. Limestone, 9 p.m., $5
Songwriters in the Round Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $5, 8 p.m Featuring Melody Walker and Jacob Groopman, Julia Knight and Danny Flanigan.
Red Barn Radio presents Republik Steele 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.
Chris Campbell Duo Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 8-11 p.m.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18
tadoo Lounge session presents Matt Duncan Smiley Pete Publishing, 434 Old Vine St., 6-8 p.m. Smiley Pete Publishing presents a series of monthly events featuring live music, food and refreshments in support of the upcoming arts and culture website tadoo.com, set to launch in November. Free and open to the public.
Here Come the Mummies! Buster’s, 899 Manchester St., $22-25, 18+, 8 p.m. This Nashville funk and R&B band known for the wit and humor they impart in their live shows, as well as their musicianship.
Bill Kelly (Elvis Tribute) Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 8:30-11 p.m.
The Memories, Street Gnar, Jovontaes The Sidecar, 603 N. Limestone, 10 p.m., 21+
Paul Burch and the WPA Ballclub Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 21+, $5.
Daniel Martin Moore Morris Book Shop, 882 E. High St., 6:30 p.m. A reading by Jason Howard, author of University Press of Kentucky’s new book “A Few Honest Words: The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music,” will be followed by a performance by Daniel Martin Moore.
Cooneagle/Red Measure/Thunderhawk Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 21+
Thursday Night Live presents The Payback (James Brown Tribute Band) Cheapside Pavilion, 4:30 – 7:30, free.
Hurley Ridge; Lookin’ Mighty Squirrel Al’s Bar, 601 North Limestone Street, 8 p.m.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19
El Ten Eleven w/ Beacon, C2 Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $10/12. This Los Angeles electronic post-rock duo has drawn comparisons to Tortoise and Sigur Ros.