“Voice of the Newgrass” bassist and vocalist John Cowan will play at Natasha’s on Friday.
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
Debraun Thomas / Big Chill Cosmic Charlie’s 388 Woodland Ave., 10 p.m., $5, 18+. Two unique acoustic sets from two of Lexington’s hardest working musicians.
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.
ELandF Gallery presents Stoner Creek Boys Album Release Show McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Rd., 12:15 p.m. The release show for “Carly Simon Shadow,” the new album by Stoner Creek boys, a fictional band created by performance artist and community arts organizer Bruce Burris. Featuring Dakota Smith.
Songwriter Night feat. Jim Gleason, Dave Hamon and Tom Green Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 8 p.m., $5.
The Northside Sheiks Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 7 p.m. Retro R&B.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6
Shovels and Rope/ Andrew Combs Cosmic Charlie’s 388 Woodland Ave., 10 p.m., 18+, $12.
The Tillers Artsplace, 161 N. Mill St, all ages, 7 p.m. 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.
King’s Ransom Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 9 p.m. Rock.
The Rooster’s Crow Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 8 p.m.
The Tillers Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 10 p.m.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7
RC Pro Am/ Street Gnar/ Jovontaes/ Randy Tuesday Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 9:30 p.m., 21+.
Roots of a Rebellion Al’s Bar, 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m., $5.
Full Body Tones Cosmic Charlie’s 388 Woodland Ave., 10 p.m., $5. New modern rock band based out of Lexington.
Ronn Crowder / Jon Dittert and Tyrus York Friends & Company, 841 Lane Allen Rd., 5 p.m., free. Crowder will play from 5-7 p.m. with Dittert and York taking the stage at 8.
Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 8 p.m. $10.
The Swells Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 8 p.m. New Orleans-inspired jazz.
The Kentucky Hoss Cats Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 8 p.m.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8
John Cowan Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 8 p.m. $17. Known as the “Voice of the Newgrass” due to his role as bassist and vocalist for the Newgrass Revival, Cowan’s sound is equally shaped by blues, gospel and rock’n'roll. Local bluegrass favorites Newtown open.
I Love Mountains Oldtime Music Showcase feat. Clack Mountain String Band, Rich & the Po’ Folk and more Al’s Bar, 601 North Limestone Street, 8 p.m. $10. This annual benefit for local non-profit Kentuckians for the Commonwealth will also feature The Skip Dippers and Sam Gleaves.