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LETCHER COUNTY

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

CORY CHISEL & THE WANDERING SONS with VELVET TRUCKSTOP; Fri., May 13 in Whitesburg at Summit City.

FOLK SOUL REVIVAL with CORA LEE & THE TOWNIES; Sat., May 14 in Whitesburg at Summit City.

KID LIBERTY with KILLS AND THRILLS; Sun., May 15 in Whitesburg at Letcher County Tourism Building.

BENT SENSES; Sat., May 21 in Whitesburg at Summit City.

MALCOM HALCOMBE; Thu., May 26 in Whitesburg at Summit City.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

CHRIS JANSON; Fri., May 27 in Whitesburg at Summit City.

BEN SOLLEE; Thu., June 9 at Appalshop Theater.

THE SELDOM SCENE; Fri., June 10 at Appalshop.

WOODY PINES & THE LONESOME TWO; Sat., June 11 in Whitesburg at Summit City.

STAGE & COMEDY

GEORGE DUVALL: One Man, One Mic, One Hour Comedy Show; Thu., May 12 in Whitesburg at Summit City.

( Venue locations and telephone numbers: Appalshop, 633-0108; Summit City, 214 Main St., 633-2715) ASHEVILLE, N.C.

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

CRACKER & CAMPER VAN BEETHOVEN; Thu., May 12 at The Orange Peel.

PAUL THORN; Fri., May 13 at The Orange Peel.

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME; Sat., May 14 at The Orange Peel.

BRETT DENNEN; Sun., May 15 at The Orange Peel.

DEFTONES; Thu., May 19 at The Orange Peel.

HACKENSAW BOYS; Fri., May 20 at the Grey Eagle.

ARCHERS OF LOAF; Sat., May 21 at the Grey Eagle.

LITTLE FEAT; Tue., May 24 at The Orange Peel.

MUMFORD & SONS; Tue., June 7 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

DAVE ALVIN with LOS STRAITJACKETS; Tue., June 14 at The Grey Eagle.

ADELE with WANDA JACKSON; Sat., June 18 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Fri.-Sat., June 24-25 at The Orange Peel.

PSYCHEDELIC FURS; Fri., July 8 at The Orange Peel.

PHANTOGRAM with THE GLITCH MOB and COM TRUISE; Sun., July 17.

ELVIS COSTELLO; Tue., July 19 at Asheville Civic Center.

UNDEROATH with LETLIVE, TIMES OF GRACE and STRAY FROM THE PATH; Wed., Aug. 10 at The Orange Peel.

DAMON FOWLER GROUP with JOHNNY WINTER; Thu., Aug. 11 at The Orange Peel.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

RYAN BINGHAM & THE DEAD HORSES; Mon., June 6 at The Orange Peel.

IRIS DEMENT; Sun., July 17 at the Grey Eagle.

( Venue locations and telephone numbers: The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave., 1-828-232-5800; Asheville Civic Center, 87 Haywood St., 1-800- 745-3000; Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 87 Haywood St., 1-800-745-3000; Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., 1-828-232- 5800) ASHLAND, Ky.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

DARIUS RUCKER; Thu., June 16 at Paramount Arts Center.

MERLE HAGGARD; Sun., July 31 at Paramount Arts Center.

( Venue locations and telephone numbers: Paramount Arts Center, 1300 Winchester Ave., 1-606-324-3175) BRISTOL, TENN.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

RALPH STANLEY & THE CLINCH MTN. BOYS; Sun., June 19 at Paramount Center for the Arts.

STAGE & COMEDY

BUDDY VALASTRO: CAKE BOSS; Thu., Dec. 1 at Viking Hall.

( Venue locations and telephone numbers: Paramount Center for the Arts, 518 State St., 1-423-274-8920; Viking Hall, 1-423-764-0188)

CHARLESTON, W.VA.

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

JAMES TAYLOR; Fri., May 13 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston Municipal Auditorium.

SUGARLAND; Thu., June 16 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston Civic Center.

STAGE & COMEDY

JEFF DUNHAM; Wed., July 6 at Charleston Municipal Auditorium. Ticket sales begin Fri., May 13.

( Venue locations and telephone numbers: Charleston Municipal Auditorium and Charleston Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, 1-304-345- 7469; Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences, One Clay Square, 1-304- 561-3570)

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

STEVE MARTIN with STEEP CANYON RANGERS; Fri., May 20 at the Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

CINCINNATI/ NORTHERN KY. AREA

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

INSANE CLOWN POSSE; Sat., May 14 at Bogart’s.

DAN HICKS AND THE HOT LICKS; Thu., May 12 in Newport, Ky., at the Historic Southgate House.

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPSTERS; Mon., May 16 at Taft Theatre.

THE TWILIGHT SINGERS; Mon., May 16 in Newport, Ky., at the Historic Southgate House.

CAKE; Thu., May 19 in Proctor & Gamble Hall at Aronoff Center for the Arts.

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT; Tue., May 24 in Newport, Ky., at the Historic Southgate House.

NEON TREES; Thu., May 26 at Bogart’s.

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE; Sun., May 29 in Newport, Ky., at the Historic Southgate House.

THE WOOD BROTHERS; Wed., June 1 at 20th Century Theater.

JAMES McMURTRY; Sat., June 4 in Newport, Ky., at the Historic Southgate House.

BEN SOLLEE; Sun., June 5 at 20th Century Theater.

PHISH; Sun., June 5 at Riverbend Music Center.

RAY LaMONTAGNE & THE PARIAH DOGS with BRANDI CARLILE; Sun., June 12 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

THE BEACH BOYS; Sun., June 12 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

URIAH HEEP; Fri., June 17 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

EARTH, WIND & FIRE; Mon., June 20 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

STEVE MILLER BAND; Thu., June 23 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

THE MONKEES; Sat., June 25 in Proctor & Gamble Hall at Aronoff Center for the Arts.

MOTLEY CRUE and POISON with THE NEW YORK DOLLS; Sun., June 26 at Riverbend Music Center.

K.D. LANG; Wed., June 29 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

DAVE ALVIN; Thu., June 30 in Newport, Ky., at the Historic Southgate House.

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND; Fri., July 1 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

DEF LEPPARD; Thu., July 7 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center.

BRIAN CULBERTSON; Thu., July 7 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

GOO GOO DOLLS with MICHELLE BRANCH and PARACHUTE; Wed., July 13 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

311 with SUBLIME and ROME; Sat., July 16 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center.

STEELY DAN; Tue., July 19 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

O.A.R.; Thu., July 21 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. Ticket sales begin May 13.

JESSE MALIN & THE ST. MARKS SOCIAL; Fri., July 22 in Newport, Ky., at the Historic Southgate House.

LIL WAYNE with RICK ROSS, KERI HILSON, FAR EAST MOVEMENT and LLOYD; Wed., July 7 at Riverbend Music Center.

STEVE EARLE; Wed., July 27 at 20th Century Theater.

GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS; Fri., July 29 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

.38 SPECIAL; Sat., July 30 in Kettering, Ohio, near Cincinnati, at Fraze Pavilion.

VANS WARPED TOUR; Tue., Aug. 2 at Riverbend Music Center.

JOURNEY with FOREIGNER and NIGHTRANGER; Wed., Aug. 3 at Riverbend Music Center.

THE TURTLES with THE ASSOCIATION, THE GRASS ROOTS, MARK LINDSAY and THE BUCKINGHAMS; Thu., Aug. 4 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

THE DECEMBERISTS; Thu., Aug. 4 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

BRUCE HORNSBY with BELA FLECK & THE FLECKTONES; Sat., Aug. 6 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

HOT TUNA; Tue., Aug. 9 at 20th Century Theater.

HIPPIEFEST 2011 FEATURING DAVE MASON (formerly of Traffic), MARK FARNER (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad), GARY WRIGHT, RICK DERRINGER and FELIX CAVALIERE’S RASCALS; Sat., Aug. 20 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

JIMMY BUFFET & THE CORAL REEFER BAND; Tue., Aug. 23 at Riverbend Music Center.

KINGS OF LEON with BAND OF HORSES; Wed., Aug. 24 at Riverbend Music Center.

CHICAGO; Fri., Aug. 26 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

PETER FRAMPTON; Sun., Aug. 28 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

DOOBIE BROTHERS; Tue., Aug. 30 in Kettering, Ohio, near Cincinnati, at Fraze Pavilion.

LYNYRD SKYNYRD; Fri. Sept. 2 in Kettering, Ohio, near Cincinnati, at Fraze Pavilion.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

JASON ALDEAN with ERIC CHURCH and JaneDear GIRLS; Fri., May 20 at Riverbend Music Center.

KELLIE PICKLER; Fri., May 27 in Florence, Ind. at Belterra Casino.

BRAD PAISLEY with BLAKE SHELTON and JARROD NIEMANN; Thu., June 16 at Riverbend Music Center.

KENNY CHESNEY with BILLY CURRINGTON and UNCLE KRACKER; Thu., June 30 at Riverbend Music Center.

TRACE ADKINS; Sat., July 16 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

TIM MCGRAW with LUKE BRYAN and THE BAND PERRY; Sun., July 31 at Riverbend Music Center.

MOUNTAIN HEART; Tue., Aug. 9 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

KEITH URBAN with JAKE OWEN; Thu., Aug. 11 at U.S. Bank Arena.

WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY; Thu., Aug. 11 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

TOBY KEITH with ERIC CHURCH; Thu., Sept. 29 at Riverbend Music Center.

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND; Fri., May 20 in Proctor & Gamble Hall at Aronoff Center for the Arts.

DAVID SANBORN, GEORGE DUKE & MARCUS MILLER; Fri., June 24 in Kettering, Ohio at Fraze Pavilion.

JOSH GROBAN; Fri., July 15 at U.S. Bank Arena.

STAGE & COMEDY

BOB NEWHART; Sat., May 14 in Florence, Ind.at Belterra Casino.

( Venue locations and telephone numbers: 20th Century Theater, 3021 Madison Rd., 1-513-731-8000; Aronoff Center’s Proctor and Gamble Hall, 650 Walnut St., 1-513-621-2787; Bank of Kentucky Center, 1-859-442-2652; Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Dr., 1-812-427-7777; Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St., 1-513-872-8801; Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering, Ohio, 1-937-296-3300; PNC Pavilion & Riverbend Music Center, 6925 Kellogg Ave., 1-513-232-6220; Historic Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., 1-859- 431-2202; Taft Theatre, 317 East 5th St., 1-513-721-8883; U.S. Bank Arena, 1-513-421-4111) COEBURN, VA.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC. DR. RALPH STANLEY’S 41ST MEMORIAL WEEKEND BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL featuring DAILEY & VINCENT, BLUE HIGHWAY, RALPH STANLEY & THE CLINCH MTN. BOYS and others; Fri.-Sun., May 27-29 at Hills of Home Park between Coeburn and McClure, Va. 1-423-357-1623. HUNTINGTON, W.Va.

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

ERIC CHURCH with AARON LEWIS (of Staind); Thu., June 4 at Harris Riverfront Park. Ticketmaster.com.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

OAK RIDGE BOYS; Thu., June 9 at Harris Riverfront Park. Ticketmaster.com.

STAGE & COMEDY

BARNEY LIVE! – BIRTHDAY BASH; Tue., May 31 for two shows, at 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). 1-304-696-5990.

WWE SMACKDOWN WORLD TOUR; Sun., June 5 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). 1-304-696-5990. JOHNSON CITY, TENN.

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

B.J. THOMAS & BILLY JOE ROYAL; Sat., June 4 at Freedom Hall Civic Center (1320 Pactolas Rd.). All tickets, $25. Show benefits the Tri-Cities Firefighters Associations. 1-423-282-1257. KNOXVILLE, TENN.

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

JAMES TAYLOR; Mon., May 23 at Knoxville Auditorium.

LITTLE FEAT; Wed., May 25 at the Bijou Theatre.

WANDA JACKSON; Fri., May 27 at the Bijou Theatre.

BONNAROO BUZZ TOUR featuring Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Futurebirds and Guy Clark Jr.; Fri., May 27 at the Tennessee Theatre.

ZZ TOP; Fri., June 3 at the Tennessee Theatre.

DAMON FOWLER GROUP with JOHNNY WINTER; Fri., Aug. 12 at the Bijou Theatre.

BOB WEIR (Solo Acoustic); Tue., Aug. 2 at the Bijou Theatre.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

STEVE MARTIN with THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS; Tue., May 24 at the Tennessee Theatre.

WILLIE NELSON’S COUNTRY THROWDOWN TOUR 2011 featuring Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser, Brantley Gilbert, Craig Campbell, Lee Brice, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real; Sun., June 19 at World’s Fair Park.

ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION featuring Jerry Douglas Sat.- Sun., Sept. 24-25 at the Tennessee Theatre.

( Venue locations and telephone numbers: Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St., 1-865-522-0832; Knoxville Auditorium & Knoxville Civic Center, 500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave., 1-865-656- 4444; Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St., 1-865-656-4444; World’s Fair Park, 1-865-656-4444)

LEXINGTON

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

WISHBONE ASH; Sun., May 15 at Cosmic Charlie’s.

CINDERELLA; Mon., July 18 at Buster’s.

THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND; Thu., June 23 at Buster’s.

BLACKBERRY SMOKE; Sat., July 2 at Buster’s.

CINDERELLA; Mon., July 18 at Buster’s

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

KENNY CHESNEY with BILLY CURRINGTON and UNCLE KRACKER; Sat., May 14 at Rupp Arena.

RIDERS IN THE SKY; Fri., June 3 at Lexington Opera House.

TAYLOR SWIFT; Sat., Oct. 29 at Rupp Arena.

STAGE & COMEDY

BARNEY LIVE IN CONCERT – BIRTHDAY BASH!; Sun., June 12.

( Venue locations and telephone numbers: Buster’s, 899 Manchester St., 1-859-368-8871; Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Dr., 1-859-309-9499; Rupp Arena & Lexington Opera House, 1-859-233-3535)

LOUISVILLE

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

ALICE COOPER; Thu., May 12 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville at Horseshoe Casino.

NEKO CASE; Mon., May 16 at Healdliner’s Music Hall.

JIMMY EAT WORLD; Sun., May 29 at Healdliner’s Music Hall.

BUDDY GUY; Wed., June 1 in Louisville at Brown Theater.

BRETT DENNON with DAWES; Wed., June 1 at Headliners Music Hall.

JAMES McMURTRY; Fri., June 3 at Healdliner’s Music Hall.

THE LOW ANTHEM; Sat., June 4 at Healdliner’s Music Hall.

MICHAEL BUBLÉ; Sat., June 4 at KFC Yum Center.

GALACTIC; Fri., June 17 at Healdliner’s Music Hall.

COMPANY OF THIEVES; Sat., June 25 at Healdliner’s Music Hall.

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK & BACKSTREET BOYS; Wed., July 20 at KFC Yum Center.

STEELY DAN; Wed., Aug. 17 at Louisville Palace.

DEF LEPPARD; Fri., Aug. 19 at Freedom Hall. Ticket sales begin May 16.

MAROON 5 with TRAIN; Sun., Aug. 28 at Freedom Hall.

KATY PERRY; Sat., Sept. 10 at KFC Yum Center.

JONNY LANG; Sat., Oct. 8 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville at Horseshoe Casino.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

ALLISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION FEATURING JERRY DOUGLAS; Sun., June 4 at KFC Yum Center.

TAYLOR SWIFT; Sat., July 2 at KFC Yum Center.

GARY ALLAN; Sat., July 16 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville at Horseshoe Casino.

STAGE & COMEDY

MARTIN LAWRENCE; Sat., May 21 at KFC Yum Center.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: ALEGRIA; Thu., June 9 at KFC Yum Center.

RODNEY CARRINGTON; Fri., Aug. 12 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville at Horseshoe Casino.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Brown Theater, 315 W. Broadway, 1-800-775-7777; Headliners Music Hall, 1386 Lexington Rd., 1-502-484-8088; Horseshoe Casino, 11999 Casino Center Dr. SE, 1-888-ROMAN 4-U; KFC Yum Center, 1 Arena Plaza, 1-800-745-3000; Louisville Palace, 625 Fourth St., 1-502-583- 4555, ext. 221)



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