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LETCHER COUNTY

ROCK, POP, BLUES
RAP, CHRISTIAN
COMPANY OF THIEVES; Fri., June
17 in Whitesburg at Summit City.
WAYNE GRAHAM; Sat., June 18 in
Whitesburg at Summit City.
THE NEW FAMILIARS; Fri., June
24 in Whitesburg at Summit City.
SUNDAY BEST; Fri., July 1 in
Whitesburg at Summit City.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,
TRADITIONAL, ETC.
MOUNTAIN MELODY; Sat., June
25 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
ADELE with WANDA JACKSON;
Sat., June 18 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. OVER THE RHINE; Sat., June 18
at The Orange Peel.
CHRIS ISAAK; Tue., June 21 at
The Orange Peel.
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Fri.-Sat.,
June 24-25 at The Orange Peel.
PSYCHEDELIC FURS; Fri., July 8
at The Orange Peel.
ELVIS COSTELLO; Tue., July 19 at
Asheville Civic Center.
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD; Wed.,
Aug. 4 at The Orange Peel.
UNDEROATH with LETLIVE,
TIMES OF GRACE and STRAY
FROM THE PATH; Wed., Aug. 10 at
The Orange Peel.
JOHNNY WINTER; Thu., Aug. 11
at The Orange Peel.
NEKO CASE; Thu., Aug. 18 at The
Orange Peel.
DWEEZIL ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA;
Wed., Sept. 7 at The Orange Peel.
SWANS; Fri., Sept. 10 at The Orange Peel.
LOS LONELY BOYS; Tue., Sept.
13 at The Orange Peel.
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS; Wed.,
Sept. 28 at The Orange Peel.
EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY; Fri.,
Sept. 30 at The Orange Peel.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,
TRADITIONAL, ETC.
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./ HUNTINGTON, W.Va.

ROCK, POP, BLUES
RAP, CHRISTIAN
CARNIVAL OF MADNESS tour featuring Theory of a Deadman, Alter
Bridge, Black Stone Cherry, Adelitas
Way and Emphatic; Sun., Sept. 11 at
Harris Riverfront Park. Ticketmaster.
com.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,
TRADITIONAL, ETC.
DARIUS RUCKER; Thu., June 16 at
Paramount Arts Center.
MERLE HAGGARD; Sun., July 31
at Paramount Arts Center.
OAK RIDGE BOYS; Fri., Aug. 26 at
Big Sandy Superstore Arena.
( Venue locations and telephone
numbers: Paramount Arts Center, 1300
Winchester Ave., Ashland, 1-606-324-
3175; Harris Riverfront Park, 94 3rd
Ave., Huntington. )

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
STEELY DAN; Tue., Aug. 9 at Clay
Center for the Arts & Sciences.
BRUCE HORNSBY; Fri., Oct. 14 at
Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences.
CHRIS TOMLIN with LOUIE
GIGLIO; Sat., Nov. 5 at Charleston
Municipal Auditorium.
AIR SUPPLY; Fri., Nov. 18 at Clay
Center for the Arts & Sciences.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,
TRADITIONAL, ETC.
SUGARLAND; Thu., June 16 at
Charleston Civic Center.

STAGE & COMEDY
JEFF DUNHAM; Wed., July 6 at
Charleston Municipal Auditorium.
WANDA SYKES; Sun., Oct. 2 at
Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences.
( 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)

CINCINNATI/ NORTHERN KY. AREA

ROCK, POP, BLUES
RAP, CHRISTIAN
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.
BRUCE HORNSBY; Fri., July 1 in
Florence, Ind. at Belterra Casino.
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.
BUCKCHERRY; Fri., July 15 at
Bogart’s.
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.
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.
A PERFECT CIRCLE; Mon., Aug.
8 at PNC Pavilion at Fiverbend Music
Center.
HOT TUNA; Tue., Aug. 9 at 20th
Century Theater.
LI’L WAYNE; Fri., Aug. 12 at Riverbend Music Center.
MY MORNING JACKET; Wed.,
Aug. 17 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend
Music Center.
ZZ TOP; Wed., Aug. 17 in Kettering, Ohio, near Cincinnati, at Fraze
Pavilion.
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.
BLINK 182 with MY CHEMICAL
ROMANCE; Sun., Aug. 21 at Riverbend
Music Center.
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.
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.
RASCAL FLATTS with SARA EVANS, JUSTIN MOORE and EASTON
CORBIN; Fri., July 22 at Riverbend
Music Center.
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.
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.
( 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)

JOHNSON CITY, TENN.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,
TRADITIONAL, ETC.
LORRIE MORGAN; Sun., Dec. 4 at
Freedom Hall Civic Center (1320 Pactolas Rd.). 1-423-461-4884.

KNOXVILLE, TENN.

ROCK, POP, BLUES
RAP, CHRISTIAN
KASEY CHAMBERS; Sun., July 10
at the Bijou Theatre.
PSYCHEDELIC FURS; Tue., July
12 at the Bijou 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.

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD; Sun.,
Aug. 7 at the Valarium.
LOS LONELY BOYS; Wed., Sept. 13
at the Bijou Theatre.
BONNIE PRINCE BILLIE; Tue.,
Oct. 4 at the Bijou Theatre.
COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,
TRADITIONAL, ETC.
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
Knoxville Civic Coliseum.
TAYLOR SWIFT; Fri., July 1 at
Thompson-Boling Arena.
DOLLY PARTON; Sun., July 17 at
Thompson-Boling Arena.
KEITH URBAN with JAKE OWEN;
Fri., Aug. 12 at Thompson-Boling
Arena.
SUGARLAND with SARA BAREILES; Thu., Oct. 16 at Thompson-
Boling Arena.
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 Coliseum,
500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave., 1-865-656-
4444; Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay
St., 1-865-656-4444; Thompson-Boling
Arena, 1600 Phillip Fulmer Way, 1-877-
995-9961; Valarium, 1213 Western Ave.,
1-865-522-2820; World’s Fair Park,
1-865-656-4444)

LEXINGTON

ROCK, POP, BLUES
RAP, CHRISTIAN
CINDERELLA; Mon., July 18 at
Buster’s.
THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND;
Thu., June 23 at Buster’s.
COMPANY OF THIEVES; Fri., June
24 at Buster’s.
BLACKBERRY SMOKE; Sat., July
2 at Buster’s.
JACKYL; Thu., July 14 at Buster’s.

CINDERELLA; Mon., July 18 at
Buster’s.
STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES;
Tue., July 22 at Lexington Opera House.
THE BLACK LIPS; Tue., Aug. 2 at
Buster’s.
COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,
TRADITIONAL, ETC.
TAYLOR SWIFT; Sat., Oct. 29 at
Rupp Arena.
STAGE & COMEDY
WWE SMACKDOWN TV; Tue.,
Aug. 2 at Rupp Arena.
( 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
GALACTIC; Fri., June 17 at Headliner’s Music Hall.
COMPANY OF THIEVES; Sat., June
25 at Headliner’s Music Hall.
R. KELLY with KEYSHIA BOLE
and MARSHA AMBROSIUS; Wed.,
July 13 at KFC Yum Center.
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK &
BACKSTREET BOYS; Wed., July 20 at
KFC Yum Center.
MELISSA ETHERIDGE; Fri., July
22 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville at
Horseshoe Casino.
THE HOLD STEADY; Sun., Aug.
8 at Headliner’s Music Hall.
STEELY DAN; Wed., Aug. 17 at
Louisville Palace.
DEF LEPPARD; Fri., Aug. 19 at
Freedom Hall.
MAROON 5 with TRAIN; Sun.,
Aug. 28 at Freedom Hall.
KATY PERRY; Sat., Sept. 10 at KFC
Yum Center.
RICK SPRINGFIELD; Fri., Sept.
23 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville
at Horseshoe Casino.
JONNY LANG; Sat., Oct. 8 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville at Horseshoe Casino.

B.B. KING; Thu., Oct. 13 at Louisville Palace.
COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,
TRADITIONAL, ETC.
TAYLOR SWIFT; Sat., July 2 at KFC
Yum Center.
GARY ALLAN; Sat., July 16 in
Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville at
Horseshoe Casino.
LADY ANTEBELLUM; Thu., Aug.
8 in Freedom Hall.
JASON ALDEAN with CHRIS
YOUNG and THOMPSON SQUARE;
Sat., Aug. 20 at Freedom Hall.
JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE; Tue.,
Aug. 30 at Headliner’s Music Hall.
STAGE & COMEDY
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; Freedom
Hall, 937 Phillips Lane, 1-800-231-
8085; 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)

PRESTONSBURG, KY.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,
TRADITIONAL, ETC.
MARTY STUART with JEFF BATES
and NATHAN STANLEY; Thu., June
30 at Mountain Arts Center.
BLUE MOON MOUNTAIN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL featuring RICKY
SKAGGS, J.D. CROWE, JOE DIFFIE
and many others; July 27-31 at Prestonsburg Equine Center at Stone Crest.
1-877-435-9849.
GENE WATSON; Fri., Sept. 9 at
Mountain Arts Center.
RALPH STANLEY & THE CLINCH
MTN. BOYS; Sat., Sept. 10 at Mountain
Arts Center.
( Venue locations and telephone
numbers: Mountain Arts Center, 50 Hal
Rogers Drive, 1-606-889-9125)

About this guide

This guide is published by The Mountain Eagle as a public service to help keep readers informed about entertainment events within driving distance of Letcher County. All dates are subject to change. Always check with the venues listed before traveling long distances.



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