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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4
Koffin Kats; The All-American Werewolves; Ratbatradio Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+. $10/12
Open Mic Night Al’s Bar 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m.
Kenny Rogers EKU Performing Center for the Arts, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, Ky., 8 p.m., all ages.
Electric Jam Henry Clay Pub, 112 N. Upper St, 8 p.m., free, all ages. Weekly open-mic style jam sessions presented by the Lexington Funk Cooperative.
Hot Sauce Holiday Hugo’s on Main, 206 W. Main St., 9 p.m. Benefit for Give in the Groove, featuring ellee ven, Prodeje, Antony Lee, followed by DJ Davinci Squared.
Jessie Laine Powell Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 9 p.m.
Haroon Ali, solo Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 9 p.m. (after UK game).
Robby Cosenza, Willie Eames, Roddy Puckett, Ray Smith Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 8 p.m. Retro R&B/blues
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5
Red Barn Radio presents An Appalachian Christmas IV feat. Larry Cordle Artsplace, 161 N. Mill St, free, all ages, 7:30 p.m. Each week, Rad Barn radio showcases bluegrass and old-time musicians in a live radio taping open to the public. This week’s event breaks outside the traditional venue (downtown’s Artsplace) in lieu of UK Hospital’s Pavilion A. The show will feature Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Larry Cordle.
Bad People; Guapo Joe; CAVES Al’s Bar, 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m.
Soul Funkin’ Dangerous Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+. $5
Oldsmobile Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 9 p.m.
University of Kentucky World Music Concert Singletary Center, 405 Rose St. 7:30 p.m.
Songwriters in the Round, Pt. 2: Justin Wells and Warren Byrom Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 8 p.m.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6
The Dirty Guv’nahs Cosmic Charlie’s 388 Woodland Ave., 10 p.m. $10
The Edifice Complex Al’s Bar, 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m.
Brown Recluse Alpha, Live Island, Toe Ring, Spiritual Recess Al’s Sidecar, 603 North Limestone Street (next door to Al’s Bar), 10 p.m. Quadruple bill of experimental drones and beats from Lexington and from Providence, RI; Brown Recluse Alpha is the new project from CF (Kites/ Mark Lord).
Driftwood Gypsy; Red Measure Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 21+.
The Velvet Blue Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 9 p.m.
Boogie G. and the Titanics Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 8:30 p.m. Rock/Soul.
Tom McBride Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 7 p.m.
Kentucky Hoss Cats Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 8 p.m.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7