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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Zach Deputy Cosmic Charlie’s 388 Woodland Ave., 10 p.m., 18+, $10.
Branford Marsalis EKU Center for the Arts, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, Ky., 8 p.m., $50. From the artist’s website: “One of the most revered instrumentalists of his time, Marsalis has led a dizzying array of jazz ensembles from big bands to quartets and has been a frequent soloist with classical ensembles. He has performed with many of the jazz giants, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock and Sonny Rollin; composed the soundtrack to Mo’ Better Blues; and was the original bandleader for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
Open Mic Night Al’s Bar, 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m.
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.
D.J. Crowe Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 8 p.m., $6.”DJ Crowe is the frontman for the band Trial and Error, and he has a fine repertoire of rockin’ bluesy originals, some with a slightly twisted tongue-in-cheek humor.” With singer/songwriters Stephanie Hurt and Kayla Kolb opening.
Bear Medicine Sidebar, 147 N. Limestone, 8 p.m..
Ben Lacy Duo Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 9 p.m.
The Northside Sheiks Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 7 p.m. Retro R&B.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Vagabond Swing Cosmic Charlie’s 388 Woodland Ave., 10 p.m., 21+. This Lafayette, Louisiana based band brings a “one-of-a-kind flair with a mix of hot jazz, bluegrass, gypsy swing, and Afrobeat.”
Red Barn Radio presents Don Gallardo Artsplace, 161 N. Mill St, all ages, 7 p.m., $8. This radio show is taped before a live audience and highlights a different bluegrass, folk or Appalachian artist or group each week.
Blues Jam Cheapside Bar & Grill, 131 Cheapside St. Every Wednesday night, Cheapside hosts an open blues jam featuring an open jam with a core house group and guests every week.
Rockabilly Night Comedy Off Broadway, 161 Lexington Green Circle, 7:30 p.m., $12.50 – 15. A tribute to Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison by touring artist Ralph Curtis and his All-American Band.
Analog Apostles Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 9 p.m., $5.
King’s Ransom Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 9 p.m. Cincinnati-based rock band.
Songwriters in the Round: Matt Duncan, Ray Smith and Scott Whiddon Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 7 p.m.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Star & Micey; Carolina Story; Reva Williams and Sarah Masen Al’s Bar, 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m. Star & Micey are upbeat folk/pop from Memphis, named No. 1 on “Paste” magazine’s list of “12 Tennessee bands you should hear.”
Wade Bowen and Stoney Larue Busters, 899 Manchester Ave., 8 p.m., $10-15. Two Texas-based songwriters deliver twangy country originals and covers.
Ronn Crowder Friends & Company, 841 Lane Allen Rd., 5-8 p.m.
I Like You/ Damage Therapy/ We Already Are Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 10 p.m., 21+.
Oldsmobile Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 9 p.m., $5
Boogie G. and the Titanics Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 8 p.m. R&B/Soul/Rock.