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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

KIP WINGER; Thu., Aug. 22 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $20.

RIVAL SONS with THE COLD STARES; Thu., Aug. 29 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $20.

KADAVAR; Thu., Sept. 12 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12.

DEADSTRING BROTHERS; Sat., Sept. 14 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $10.

ST. PAUL AND THE BROKEN BONES; Sat., Oct. 5 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $15.

MARK KNIGHT & THE UNSUNG HEROES; Sat., Nov. 23 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12.

BRIAN OWENS; Sat., Nov. 30 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12,

TRUTH AND SALVAGE COMPANY; Sat., Dec. 14 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

ERNIE THACKER and CUMBERLAND GAP CONNECTION; Thu., Sept. 5 at Appalshop in Whitesburg for WMMT’s Bluegrass Express Live.

PAT REEDY & THE LONGTIME GONERS; Fri., Sept. 6 at Summit City in Whitesburg. $5 cover.

STURGILL SIMPSON; Fri., Nov. 8 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Appalshop, 633-0108; Streetside Grill & Bar, 203 Main St., 633-2721; Summit City, 214 Main St., 633-2715)

ASHEVILLE, N.C.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

THE TEMPTATIONS & THE FOUR TOPS; Fri., Aug. 23 at Biltmore Estate.

THE BEACH BOYS; Fri., Aug. 30 at Biltmore Estate.

THE NATIONAL; Thu., Sept. 12 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

NAPPY ROOTS; Fri., Sept. 13 at The Orange Peel.

CLUTCH; Sun., Sept. 15 at The Orange Peel.

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE; Fri., Sept. 20 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

MAYER HAWTHORNE; Fri., Sept. 20 at The Orange Peel.

NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS; Sat., Sept. 21 at The Orange Peel.

MICKEY HART BAND; Tue., Sept. 24 at The Orange Peel.

ANI DiFRANCO; Sat., Sept. 28 at The Orange Peel.

SIGUR ROS; Sat., Sept. 28 at ExploreAsheville.com Arena.

PASSION PIT; Tue., Oct. 1 at The Orange Peel.

THREE DAYS GRACE; Wed., Oct. 2 at The Orange Peel.

JIMMY EAT WORLD; Tue., Oct. 8 at The Orange Peel.

SHUGGIE OTIS; Wed., Oct. 9 at The Orange Peel.

BUILT TO SPILL; Wed., Oct. 23 at The Orange Peel.

NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL with HALF JAPANESE and DANIEL JOHNSTON; Fri., Oct. 25 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.

MOUNTAIN OASIS ELECTRONIC MUSIC SUMMIT featuring Nine Inch Nails, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, Animal Collective, Sparks, Gary Numan and others; Oct. 25-27 in downtown Asheville. Tickets on sale at ExploreAsheville.com Arena.

COLD WAR KIDS; Thu., Oct. 31 at The Orange Peel.

GWAR; Fri., Nov. 1 at The Orange Peel.

DR. DOG; Sun., Nov. 3 at The Orange Peel.

WIDESPREAD PANIC; Fri.- Sat., Nov. 8-9 at ExploreAsheville.com Arena.

MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD; Tue., Nov. 12 at The Orange Peel.

JOHNNY MARR; Wed., Nov. 20 at The Orange Peel.

LUCERO; Thu., Nov. 21 at The Orange Peel.

BLACKBERRY SMOKE; Sat., Nov. 23 at The Orange Peel.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

MARTY STUART; Sat., Sept. 7 at ExploreAsheville.com Arena.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St., 1-828-348-5327; Biltmore Estate, 1 Approach Road, www.biltmore.com; ExploreAsheville.com Arena, 87 Haywood St., 1-800-745-3000; The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., 1-828- 232-5800; 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.)

ASHLAND, Ky./

HUNTINGTON, W.Va.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS; Sat., Aug. 24 at Paramount Arts Center in Ashland.

ALICE COOPER; Wed., Oct. 23 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, W.Va.

AIR SUPPLY; Fri., Nov. 1 at Paramount Arts Center in Ashland.

TOBYMAC; Thu., Nov. 7 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

KELLY PICKLER; Sun., Sept. 29 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, W.Va.

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE with COLT FORD and TYLER FARR; Thu., Nov. 21 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, W.Va.

STAGE & COMEDY

BILL BURR; Wed., Sept. 18 at Keith Albee Theatre.

JEFF DUNHAM; Fri., Nov. 18 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, W.Va.

(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

MELISSA MANCHESTER; Sat., Sept. 14 at Paramount Center for the Arts.

LUCINDA WILLIAMS, KELLER WILLIAMS, BLITZEN TRAPPER, COLIN HAY (formerly of Men at Work), PAUL THORN, DEER TICK, JAMES MCMURTRY, ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES, FOLK SOUL REVIVAL, WAYNE GRAHAM and others; Fri.-Sun., Sept. 20-22 for Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion in Downtown Bristol. www.bristolrhythm.com.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

THE MASTERS OF BLUEGRASS, IRIS DEMENT, HAYES CARLL, JIM LAUDERDALE, RUSSELL MOORE & IIIRD TYME OUT, KELLY WILLIS & BRUCE ROBISON, and others; Fri.-Sun., Sept. 20-22 for Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion in Downtown Bristol. www.bristolrhythm.com.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: 620 State, 620 State St., 1-423-652-0314; 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

THE BEACH BOYS; Sun., Sept. 22 at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

‘MOUNTAIN STAGE’ featuring ANI DIFRANCO, DAWES, DAVE MASON and RED BARAAT; Sun., Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

DENNIS DEYOUNG (founding member of Styx); Fri., Oct. 11 at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS; Sun., Oct. 13 at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

DIANA KRALL; Sun., Oct. 20 at Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

BLAKE SHELTON wi t h EASTON CORBIN and JENNA KRAMER; Thu., Sept. 19 at Charleston Civic Center.

RASCAL FLATTS with THE BAND PERRY and KRITEN KELLY; Fri., Oct. 18 at Charleston Civic Center.

KEITH URBAN with LITTLE BIG TOWN and DUSTIN LYNCH; Sat., Dec. 7 at Charleston Civic Center. (Venue locations and telephone numbers: Charleston Municipal Auditorium and Charleston Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, 1-304-345-7469; Cultural 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

CHICAGO; Fri., Aug. 23 in The Shoe at Horseshoe Casino- Cincinnati.

JANE’S ADDICTION; Sun., Aug. 25 in The Shoe at Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati.

TONY BENNETT; Sun., Aug. 25 at Fraze Pavilion.

EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS; Sun., Aug. 25 at Taft Theatre.

KID ROCK with ZZ TOP and UNCLE KRACKER; Wed., Aug. 28 at Riverbend Music Center.

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND; Fri., Aug. 30 at Fraze Pavilion.

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS; Sat., Aug. 31 in The Shoe at Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati.

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM; Wed., Sept. 11 at Bogart’s.

BLONDIE with X; Wed., Sept. 11 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE; Fri., Sept. 13 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

“ OHIO RIVER THROW- DOWN” featuring TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND, JJ GREY & MOFRO, LOS LOBOS, ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO, CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS and others; Sat., Sept. 14 at Riverbend Music Center.

CITIZEN COPE; Sat., Sept. 14 at Bogart’s.

RANCID; Sun., Sept. 15 at Bogart’s.

SIGUR ROS; Mon, Sept. 16 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

JOE SATRIANA with STEVE MORSE BAND; Fri., Sept. 20 at Taft Theatre.

WEEZER; Fri., Sept. 20 in The Shoe at Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati.

WIDESPREAD PANIC; Sun., Sept. 22 at Taft Theatre.

EARTH, WIND & FIRE; Sun., Sept. 22 in The Shoe at Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati.

THE MOODY BLUES; Fri., Sept. 27 at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center.

SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY & THE ASBURY JUKES; Sat., Oct. 5 at Bogart’s.

NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL; Mon, Oct. 14 at Madison Theater in Covington, Ky.

HANSON; Fri., Oct. 18 at Bogart’s.

THE BLACK CROWES; Tue., Nov. 5 at Taft Theatre. Ticket sales begin Aug. 23.

BONNIE RAITT with MARC COHN; Sat., Nov. 9 at Taft Theatre.

STEVE VAI; Sat., Nov. 9 at Bogart’s.

INDIA.ARIE; Tue., Nov. 19 at Taft Theatre.

FOXY SHAZAM; Sat., Nov. 30 at Bogart’s.

THE FRESH BEAT BAND; Wed., Jan. 22, 2014, at Taft Theatre.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

RASCAL FLATTS with THE BAND PERRY and CASSADEE POPE; Thu., Sept. 5 at Riverbend Music Center.

DARIUS RUCKER; Sat., Sept. 14 in The Shoe at Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati.

LUKE BRYAN with FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE and THOMPSON SQUARE; Thu., Sept. 26 at Riverbend Music Center.

RICKY SKAGGS & BRUCE HORNSBY; Fri., Oct. 4 at Taft Theatre.

STAGE & COMEDY

PENN & TELLER; Fri., Oct. 11 at Horseshoe Casino- Cincinnati.

( 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; Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati, 1000 Broadway Street, 1-855- 234-7469; 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 Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport, Ky., 1-859-431-2201; 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.

TRACY LAWRENCE; Sat., Dec. 7 at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Capone’s, 227 E. Main St., 1-423-928- 2295; 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

COREY SMITH; Sat., Aug. 24 at Tennessee Theatre.

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS with KEVIN ABERNATHY and MICK HARRISON; Mon., Aug. 26 at Tennessee Theatre.

PARACHUTE; Tue., Aug. 27 at Bijou Theatre.

THE BREEDERS; Fri., Sept. 6 at Bijou Theatre.

DONNA THE BUFFALO; Fri., Sept. 13 at Bijou Theatre.

THE WOOD BROTHERS; Wed., Sept. 18 at Bijou Theatre.

CHICAGO; Sun., Sept. 22 at Tennessee Theatre.

SCOTT MILLER & THE COMMONWEALTH with PAUL THORN BAND; Fri., Oct. 4 at Bijou Theatre.

THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS; Wed., Oct. 16 at Bijou Theatre.

BLACKBERRY SMOKE; Fri., Nov. 1 at Bijou Theatre.

EARTH, WIND AND FIRE; Fri., Nov. 1 at Tennessee Theatre.

BARENAKED LADIES; Sun., Nov. 3 at Tennessee Theatre.

CYNDI LAUPER; Tue., Nov. 6 at Tennessee Theatre.

STEVE VAI; Sun., Nov. 10 at Bijou Theatre.

DELBERT McCLINTON; Fri., Dec. 6 at Bijou Theatre.

COUNTRY & BLUGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

SEVE EARLE & THE DUKES; Sat., Aug. 24 at Bijou Theatre.

BLAKE SHELTON with EASTON CORBIN and JANA KRAMER; Fri., Sept. 27 at Thompson-Boling Arena.

PATTY GRIFFIN; Thu., Oct. 17 at Bijou Theatre.

DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS; Fri., Oct. 25 at Bijou Theatre.

STAGE & COMEDY

LEWIS BLACK; Thu., Oct. 3 at Tennessee Theatre.

( Venue locations and telephone numbers: Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St., 1-865- 522-0832; The Bowery, 125 E. Jackson St., 1-865-414-6050; Cider House, 121 Ramsey Street, 1-865-544-4300; Cotton Eyed Joe, 11220 Outlet Drive, 1-865-675-3563; 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

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT; Thu., Aug. 22 at Buster’s.

GWAR with HATEBREED; Wed., Sept. 11 at Buster’s.

THE RIDES (Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Barry Goldberg); Mon., Sept. 16 at Lexington Opera House.

CHICAGO; Wed., Sept. 18 in Richmond at EKU Center for the Arts.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

LYLE LOVETT; Tue., Aug. 27 at Lexington Opera House.

BLAKE SHELTON with EASTON CORBIN and JANA KRAMER; Sat., Sept. 21 at Rupp Arena.

DWIGHT YOAKAM; Fri., Oct. 4 in Richmond at EKU Center for the Arts.

STAGE & COMEDY

RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY: DRAGONS; Fri.-Sun., Sept. 6-8 at Rupp Arena.

WWE LIVE; Fri., Sept. 20 at Rupp Arena.

A&E’s DUCK DYNASTY: FAITH, FAMILY & DUCKS; Sun., Sept 29 at Rupp Arena.

SESAME STREET LIVE: MAKE A NEW FRIEND; Tue.-Wed., Nov. 12-13 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; EKU Center for the Arts, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, 1-859-622-7469; Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main Street, 1-859-231-7924; Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 1-859-259-2754; 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

QUEENS OF THE STONEAGE; Wed., Sept. 18 at Louisville Palace.

THE MOODY BLUES; Thu., Sept. 26 at Louisville Palace.

BARENAKED LADIES; Sat., Oct. 12 at Louisville Palace. STEVE WINWOOD; Mon., Oct. 21 at Louisville Palace.

SELENA GOMEZ & THE SCENE; Wed., Oct. 23 at KFC Yum! Center.

DISCLOSURE; Fri., Oct. 25 at Headliners.

JOE BONAMASSA; Tue., Nov. 5 at Louisville Palace.

O.A.R.; Sat., Nov. 9 at Louisville Palace.

AMOS LEE; Tue., Nov. 12 at Louisville Palace.

PRETTY LIGHTS with BLOOD DIAMONDS and PAUL BASIC; Wed., Nov. 13 at Louisville Palace.

BEYONCE; Thu., Dec. 12 at KFC Yum! Center.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE; Sun., Dec. 15 at KFC Yum! Center.

THE FRESH BEAT BAND; Wed., Jan. 15, 2014, at Louisville Palace.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

HUNTER HAYES; Sat., Oct. 26 at Louisville Palace.

KEITH URBAN with LITTLE BIG TOWN; Sun., Dec. 8 at KFC Yum! Center.

( 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; Uncle Slayton’s, 1017 E. Broadway, 1-502- 657-9555; Whitney Hall, 501 W. Main St., 1-800-775-7777; Zanzabar, 2100 S. Preston St., 1-502-635-9227)

PIKEVILLE, KY.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

RODNEY ATKINS; Sat., Aug. 31 at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. 1-606-444- 5500.



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