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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.

LETCHER COUNTY

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

BROWAN LOLLAR (formerly of Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit); Sat., Sept. 8 at Summit City in Whitesburg.

COREY CHISEL & THE WONDERING SONS; Mon., Oct. 22 at Summit City in Whitesburg.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

CHRIS JANSON; Fri., Sept. 14 in Whitesburg at Summit City. POSTPONED UNTIL LATER DATE.

AARON TIPPIN; Sat., Sept. 29 at Mountain Heritage Festival.

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

ASHEVILLE, N.C.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

GALACTIC (featuring Corey Glover of Living Colour); Thu., Sept. 13 at The Orange Peel.

SCOTT MILLER & BOBBY BARE JR.; Thu., Sept. 14 at The Grey Eagle.

GUIDED BY VOICES; Mon., Sept. 17 at The Orange Peel.

NEEDTOBREATHE; Wed., Sept. 19 in Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

NAPPY ROOTS; Thu., Sept. 20 at The Orange Peel.

TWIN SHADOW; Fri., Sept. 21 at The Orange Peel.

MICHELLE SHOCKED; Sun., Sept. 23 at The Grey Eagle.

EDWARD SHARPE AND THE MAGNETIC ZEROS with CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH; Thu., Sept. 27 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

IAN ANDERSON (peforming ‘Thick As A Brick’ parts 1&2); Fri., Sept. 28 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

THE LETTERMEN; Sat., Sept. 28 at Biltmore Estate.

THE WALKMEN; Fri., Sept. 28 at The Orange Peel.

BEN SOLLEE; Sat., Sept. 29 at The Orange Peel.

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD; Sun., Sept. 30 at The Orange Peel.

ANDREW BIRD; Mon., Oct. 1 at The Orange Peel.

AUGUST BURNS RED; Tue., Oct. 2 at The Orange Peel.

FIRST AID KIT; Wed., Oct. 3 at The Orange Peel.

GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS; Thu., Oct. 4 at The Orange Peel.

BEATS ANTIQUE; Sat., Oct. 6 at The Orange Peel.

THE FRESH BEAT BAND; Sun., Oct. 7 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

JACKIE GREENE; Sun., Oct. 7 at The Grey Eagle.

SLEIGH BELLS; Tue., Oct. 9 at The Orange Peel.

BONNIE RAITT; Tue., Oct. 9 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

NICKLOWEwith CHUCK PROPHET; Wed., Oct. 10 at The Grey Eagle.

LEFTOVER SALMON; Wed., Oct. 10 at The Orange Peel.

THE ENGLISH BEAT; Thu., Oct. 11 at The Orange Peel.

SLIGHTLY STOOPID; Sat., Oct. 13 at The Orange Peel.

PUNCH BROTHERS; Wed., Oct. 17 at The Orange Peel.

CHRIS KNIGHT; Thu., Oct. 18 at The Grey Eagle.

XAVIER RUDD; Sat., Oct. 20 at The Orange Peel.

THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS & THE LEMONHEADS featuring Juliana Hatfield; Wed., Oct. 24 at The Orange Peel.

JUSTICE; Thu., Oct. 25 at U.S. Cellular Center.

MOOGFEST 2012 featuring Primus 3D, Orbital, Miike Snow, Santigold, Squarepusher, Explosions in the Sky, The Magnetic Fields and others; Fri.-Sat., Oct. 26-27 at The Orange Peel.

THE HONEYCUTTERS; Sat., Nov. 3 at The Grey Eagle.

CITIZEN COPE; Tue., Nov. 6 at The Orange Peel.

BLACKBERRY SMOKE; Fri., Nov. 30 at The Orange Peel.

MORRISEY; Wed., Dec. 5 at The Orange Peel.

CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS; Sat., Dec. 8 at The Orange Peel.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

REGIE HAMM with JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY and MORGAN FRAZIER; Sat., Sept. 8 at U.S. Cellular Center.

PUNCH BROTHERS featuring Chris Thile; Wed., Oct. 17 at The Orange Peel.

LARRY GATLIN & THE GATLIN BROS.; Fri., Oct. 19 at Biltmore Estate.

TIM O’BRIEN; Sat., Oct. 20 at The Grey Eagle.

THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND; Sat., Oct. 25 at The Orange Peel.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Biltmore Estate, 1 Approach Road, www.biltmore.com; The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave., 1-828-232- 5800; Biltmore Estate, 1-800-411-3812; Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 87 Haywood St., 1-800-745-3000; Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., 1-828-232-5800; U.S. Cellular Center, 87 Haywood St., 1-800-745-3000.)

ASHLAND, Ky./

HUNTINGTON, W.Va.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

NEEDTOBREATHE; Sun., Sept. 16 in Huntington at Keith-Albee Theatre.

JOHN LEGEND; Thu., Sept. 20 in Huntington at Keith-Albee Theatre.

THE FRESH BEAT BAND; Wed., Oct. 10 in Huntington at Keith-Albee Theatre.

THE LETTERMEN; Sat., Dec. 15 in Huntington at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

SMOKEY ROBINSON; Sat., Feb. 16 in Huntington at Keith-Albee Theatre.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

DON WILLIAMS; Thu., Sept. 20 at Paramount Arts Center in Ashland.

GEORGE JONES; Fri., Sept. 21 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington.

ERIC CHURCH; Sat., Dec. 1 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington.

TRAVIS TRITT; Sun., Dec. 2 at Keith-Albee Theatre in Huntington.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Paramount Arts Center, 1300 Winchester Ave., Ashland, 1-606-324- 3175; Big Sandy Superstore Arena, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Huntington, 1-304- 696-5990; Harris Riverfront Park, 94 3rd Ave., Huntington; Keith-Albee Theatre, 925 4th Ave., Huntington, 1-304-696-6656; The V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington, 1-304-781-0680.)

BRISTOL, Tenn.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

BRISTOL RHYTHM & ROOTS REUNION featuring Dr. Dog, Delta Spirit, Corey Chisel & The Wondering Sons, Tift Merritt and many more; Fri.-Sun., Sept. 14-16 in downtown Bristol, Tenn. www.bristolrhythm.com.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

BRISTOL RHYTHM & ROOTS REUNION featuring Robert Earl Keen, Sam Bush Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Pam Tillis, Billy Joe Shaver, Dale Watson, Steep Canyon Rangers and many more; Fri.-Sun., Sept. 14-16 in downtown Bristol, Tenn. www.bristolrhythm.com.

DARRELL SCOTT; Sat., Nov. 17 at Paramount Center for the Arts.

(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

GORDON LIGHTFOOT; Mon., Sept. 17 at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO; Sun., Sept. 23 at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

EARTH, WIND & FIRE; Thu., Sept. 27 at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

BLUE MAN GROUP; Wed., Oct. 3 at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

JOE BONAMASSA; Tue., Nov. 27 at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

OTHER

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: DRALION; Wed.-Sun., Sept. 12-16 at Charleston Civic Center.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Charleston Municipal Auditorium and Charleston Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, 1-304-345-7469; Culture Center Theater, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.,1- 304-556-4900; Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences, One Clay Square, 1-304-561-3570)

CINCINNATI/

NORTHERN KY. AREA

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

TOAD THE WET SPROCKET; Thu., Sept. 6 at Taft Theatre.

METRIC; Sun., Sept. 9 at Madison Theater in Covington, Ky.

GWAR; Thu., Sept. 13 at Bogart’s.

PAUL THORN; Sat., Sept. 22 at Madison Theater in Covington, Ky.

DELBERT McCLINTON; Sat., Sept. 28 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

METRIC; Sun., Sept. 9 at Madison Theater in Covington.

ZZ TOP with LYNYRD SKYNYRD; Fri., Sept. 14 at Riverbend Music Center.

ROBERT CRAY & KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD; Sun., Sept. 16 at Taft Theatre.

SLASH with FOXY SHAZAM; Fri., Sept. 21 at Bogart’s.

JOURNEY with PAT BENATAR and LOVERBOY; Fri., Sept. 21 at Riverbend Music Center.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT; Wed., Sept. 26 at Aronoff Center for the Arts.

ANI DIFRANCO; Fri., Sept. 28 at Madison Theater in Covington.

GLADYS KNIGHT; Sat., Sept. 29 at Belterra Casino Resort.

GAVIN DEGRAW; Mon., Sept. 30 at Fraze Pavilion.

THE SHEEPDOGS; Tue., Oct. 2 at 20th Century Theatre.

BLUE MAN GROUP; Sat.-Sun., Oct. 6-28 at Aronoff Center for the Arts.

BAND OF HORSES; Wed., Oct. 10 at Bogart’s.

SOCIAL DISTORTION; Sat. Oct. 13 at Bogart’s.

ALL TIME LOW; Sun., Oct. 14 at Bogart’s.

COHEED AND CAMBRIA; Wed., Oct. 17 at Bogart’s.

KELLER WILLIAMS; Thu., Oct. 18 at 20th Century Theatre.

THE AFGHAN WHIGS; Thu., Oct. 25 at Bogart’s. moe.; Fri., Oct. 26 at Taft Theatre.

PRIMUS; Tue., Oct. 30 at Taft Theatre.

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE; Thu., Nov. 1 at Taft Theatre.

PASSION PIT; Sun., Nov. 4 at Madison Theater in Covington.

AIMEE MANN; Fri., Nov. 9 at 20th Century Theatre.

DELTA SPIRIT with JEFF the Brotherhood; Fri., Nov. 16 at Bogart’s.

JOE BONAMASSA; Fri., Nov. 19 at Taft Theatre.

CHRIS ISAAK; Wed., Nov. 21 at Taft Theatre.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

CHARLEY PRIDE; Sat., Oct. 5 at Belterra Casino Resort.

ERIC CHURCH; Sat., Oct. 6 at U.S. Bank Arena.

LEFTOVER SALMON; Tue., Oct. 16 at Madison Theater in Covington.

LARRY KEEL & NATURAL BRIDGE with HACKENSAW BOYS; Wed., Oct. 31 at Madison Theater in Covington.

IRIS DeMENT; Thu., Nov. 15 at 20th Century Theatre.

STAGE & COMEDY

DISNEY ON ICE: TREASURE TROVE; Wed.-Sun., Oct. 24-28 at U.S. Bank Arena. Ticket sales begin Mon., Sept. 17.

DISNEY LIVE! MICKEY’S MUSIC FESTIVAL; Sat., Dec. 1 at U.S. Bank Arena.

KEVIN HART; Sat., Dec. 8 at U.S. Bank Arena.

SESAME STREET LIVE: ELMO’S SUPER HEROES; Fri.-Sun., May 3-5, 2013 at U.S. Bank Arena. Ticket sales begin Fri., Sept. 7.

(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, Highland Heights, 1-859-442-2652; Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Dr., 1-812-427-7777; Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St., 1-513-872-8801; Cincinnati Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street, 1-513-744-3344; Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering, Ohio, 1-937-296-3300; Madison Theater, 730 Madison Ave., Covington, Ky., 1-859-491-2444; PNC Pavilion & Riverbend Music Center, 6925 Kellogg Ave., 1-513-232-6220; Rising Star Casino, 777 Rising Star Drive, Rising Sun, Ind., 1-800-GRAND-11; Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport, Ky., 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.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

ELTON JOHN; Sun., Sept. 16 at Freedom Hall Civic Center. All tickets SOLD OUT.

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER; Tue., Dec. 4 at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY with MORGAN FRAZIER; Sun., Dec. 9 at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: The Down Home, 300 W. Main, 1-423-929-9822;Freedom Hall Civic Center, 1320 Pactolas Rd., 1-423- 282-1257.)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

WANDA JACKSON; Wed., Sept. 12 at The Square Room.

BEACH HOUSE; Fri., Sept. 14 at Bijou Theatre.

ZZ TOP with LYNYRD SKYNYRD; Sun., Sept. 16 at in Sevierville, Tenn., at Smokies Stadium. 1-865-428-2212.

YELAWOLF; Sun., Sept. 16 at The Valarium.

GRIZZLY BEAR; Sun., Sept. 16 at Tennessee Theatre.

PASSION PIT; Tue., Sept. 18 at The Valarium.

BEN SOLLEE; Fri., Sept. 21 at The Square Room.

ANDREW BIRD; Thu., Oct. 4 at Tennessee Theatre.

BAND OF HORSES; Thu., Oct. 11 at Tennessee Theatre.

LUCERO; Thu., Oct. 11 at Bijou Theatre.

SLIGHTLY STOOPID; Fri., Oct. 12 at The Valarium.

INGRID MICHAELSON; Sat., Oct. 13 at Bijou Theatre.

MUTEMATH with CIVIL TWILIGHT; Sun., Oct. 21 at Bijou Theatre.

THE CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD; Tue., Oct. 30 at Bijou Theatre.

BUDDY GUY & JOHNNY LANG; Wed., Nov. 11 at Tennessee Theatre.

THE WHIGS; Thu., Nov. 1 at The Square Room.

DONAVON FRANKENREITER; Thu., Nov. 8 at Bijou Theatre.

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER; Mon., Dec. 3 at Knoxville Civic Coliseum.

KEB’ MO’; Sun., Dec. 9 at Bijou Theatre.

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES; Fri., Dec. 14 at Tennessee Theatre.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY with MORGAN FRAZIER; Sat., Dec. 8 at Knoxville Coliseum.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St., 1-865-522-0832; Cider House, 121 Ramsey Street, 1-865-544-4300; Knoxville Auditorium & Knoxville Civic Coliseum, 500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave., 1-865-656-4444; Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St., 1-865-656-4444; The Square Room, 4 Market Square, 1-865-544- 4199; 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 AREA

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

CHRIS KNIGHT; Fri., Sept. 7 at Buster’s.

HALESTORM; Sat., Sept. 8 at Buster’s.

OFF WITH THEIR HEADS; Tue., Sept. 25 at Buster’s.

ANDREW BIRD; Sat., Sept. 29 at UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

SLIGHTLY STOOPID; Sun., Oct. 7 at Buster’s.

GEORGE CLINTON; Fri., Oct. 12 at Buster’s.

COREY SMITH; Fri., Oct. 19 at Buster’s.

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Sat., Oct. 20 at Buster’s.

CHRIS ISAAK; Sat., Nov. 17 at UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA (Christmas Rocks! Extravaganza); Fri., Dec. 7 at UK Singletary Center for theArts.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

VINCE GILL; Thu., Oct. 18 at EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond.

RASCAL FLATTS with LITTLE BIG TOWN and ELI YOUNG BAND; Thu., Oct. 18 at Rupp Arena.

KENNY ROGERS; Tue., Dec. 4 at EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond.

STAGE & COMEDY

SESAME STREET LIVE: CAN’T STOP SINGING; Fri.-Sun., Oct. 19- 21at Rupp Arena.

RON WHITE; Sat., Nov. 3 at UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Buster’s, 899 Manchester St., 1-859-368-8871; Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Dr., 1-859-309-9499; EKU Center for the Arts, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, 1-859-622-7469; Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main Street, 1-859-231- 7924; Rupp Arena & Lexington Opera House, 1-859-233-3535; UK Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose Street, 1-859-257-4929)

LOUISVILLE AREA

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

HEARTLESS BASTARDS; Sat., Sept. 8 at Headliner’s Music Hall.

BUILT TO SPILL; Sat., Sept. 15 at Headliner’s Music Hall.

GABRIEL IGLESIAS; Sun., Sept. 16 at Louisville Palace.

MORBID ANGEL; Sat., Sept. 22 at Headliner’s Music Hall.

THE SHEEPDOGS; Mon., Oct. 1 at Headliners Music Hall.

FIONA APPLE; Fri., Oct. 5 at Louisville Palace.

ALABAMA SHAKES; Mon., Oct. 8 at Brown Theatre.

ZZ TOP; Tue., Oct. 9 at Louisville Palace.

KELLER WILLIAMS; Sat., Oct. 20 at Headliner’s Music Hall.

G. LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE; Wed., Oct. 31 at Headliners Music Hall.

JUSTIN BIEBER; Fri., Nov. 2 at KFC YUM! Center.

NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS with SNOW PATROL; Sun., Nov. 4 at Louisville Palace.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND; Sat., Nov. 3 at KFC YUM! Center.

MELISSA ETHERIDGE; Tue., Nov. 13 at Headliners Music Hall.

THE MOODY BLUES; Fri., Dec. 7 at Horseshoe Casino.

J.J GREY & MOFRO; Sat., Dec. 29 at Headliners Music Hall.

THE WHO (perform Quadrophenia); Sat., Feb. 16 at KFC YUM! Center.

ONE DIRECTION; Sun., June 16, 2013, at KFC YUM! Center.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD; Sat., Sept. 22 at KFC YUM! Center.

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND; Tue., Oct. 9 at Headliners Music Hall.

RYAN BINGHAM; Fri., Oct. 12 at Headliner’s Music Hall.

ERIC CHURCH; Sun., Oct. 14 at KFC YUM! Center.

SARA EVANS; Sat., Nov. 17 at Horseshoe Casino.

GEORGE JONES; Sat., Dec. 1 at Horseshoe Casino.

STAGE & COMEDY

WICKED; Wed.-Sun., Sept. 12-30 at Whitney Hall at Kentucky Center for the Arts.

JERSEY BOYS; Tue.-Fri., Nov. 20-30 at Whitney Hall at Kentucky Center for the Arts.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Brown Theater, 315 W. Broadway, 1-800-775-7777; Expo Five, 2900 South 7th St. Rd., 1-502- 645-1820; 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); Whitney Hall, 501 W. Main St., 1-800-775-7777.)

PIKEVILLE, KY.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

LYNYRD SKYNYRD; Thu., Sept. 13 at at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. Tickets, $37 and $27, on sale now. 1-606-444-5500.

STAGE & COMEDY

SESAME STREET LIVE: CAN’T STOP SINGING; Fri.-Sun., Oct. 12- 14 at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. 1-606-444-5500.

RENFRO VALLEY, Ky.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

At Renfro Valley Entertainment Center (1-800-765-7464): DON WILLIAMS (Sept. 14-Sold Out); DAILEY & VINCENT (Fri., Sept. 21); MOE BANDY, DAVID FRIZZELL & JANIE FRICKE (Sat., Sept. 22); GENE WATSON (Fri., Sept. 28); RAY STEVENS (Sat., Sept. 29); MARTY STUART & CONNIE SMITH (Sat., Oct. 6); RONNIE McDOWELL with T. GRAHAM BROWN (Fri., Oct. 12); GEORGE



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