THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1
Radney Foster Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $20-24, 8 p.m.From the venue website: “Radney Foster crafts story songs with singular grit and grace. Foster started his career as a songwriter, then found commercial success and critical acclaim as part of the duo Foster & Lloyd, and finally embarked on a solo career in 1991 that centered on his literate approach to country songwriting.”
2 Live Crew Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+, $15. The American Family Association’s worst nightmares come true as this controversial, hypersexual hip hop group creates a ruckus at Cosmic Charlie’s.
Red Fire Al’s Bar, 601 North Limestone Street, 8:30 p.m.
Chris Campbell Band/ Matt Smith/ Ricky Seither Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 21+
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
Big Gigantic Buster’s, 899 Manchester St., $17-20, 18+, 8 p.m. The high-energy jazz-based electronica band returns to Lexington.
Holy Ghost Tent Revival Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 7 p.m., $5
Cooneagle/ Buenos Crotches/ Violet Lights/ Killer Meteor Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 21+
The Rezonators Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 9:30. Classic Rock/ Dance.
Dennis Cole Band Cheapside Bar & Grill, 131 Cheapside St., 21+.
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.