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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, JAZZ

STEEPWATER BAND ( rock band from Chicago); Fri., Feb. 6 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $10, on sale at www.summitcitylounge.com

SOMEBODY’S DARLING (blues-based rock band from Dallas, Texas); Fri., Feb. 27 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12, on sale at www.summitcitylounge.com

THE TEMPERENCE MOVEMENT (blues rock band from Great Britain, who will be taking a break from their tour with Blackberry Smoke); Tue., March 17 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Admission, $12.

THE WOGGLES (garage rock band that records for Little Steven Van Zandt’s Wicked Cool label); Wed., April 22 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12, on sale at www.summitcitylounge.com

MICHAEL SWEET (lead singer and lead guitarist for Christian rock group Stryper); Thu., April 30 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $25, on sale at www.summitcitylounge.com

KIP WINGER (singer/founder of rock band Winger); Mon., April 27 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $25, on sale at www.summitcitylounge.com

THE LONDON SOULS (rock band from New York City); Fri., May 1 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12, on sale soon.

RIVAL SONS (tentative); Fri., May 15 at Appalshop Theater in Whitesburg.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, TRADITIONAL, ETC.

ANGELEEEN PRESLEY (rising country star and eastern Kentucky native); Sat., Jan. 24. Tickets, $22, on sale soon.

(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, JAZZ

HALESTORM; Tue., Jan. 6 at The Orange Peel.

HACKENSAW BOYS; Sat., Jan. 7 at the Grey Eagle.

ROBYN HITCHCOCK; Sun., Jan. 15 at the Grey Eagle.

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Fri.- Sat., Jan. 16-17 at The Orange Peel.

DONNA THE BUFFALO; Fri., Jan. 23 at The Orange Peel.

COREY SMITH; Sat., Jan. 24 at The Orange Peel.

COLD WAR KIDS; Wed., Feb. 4 at The Orange Peel.

LOTUS; Fri., Feb. 6 at The Orange Peel.

UMPHREY’S McGEE; Sat., Feb. 7 at U.S. Cellular Center.

HACKENSAW BOYS; Sat., Feb. 7 at The Grey Eagle.

SHOVELS & ROPE; Tue., Feb. 10 at The Orange Peel.

BIG HEAD TODD & THE MONSTERS; Thu., Feb. 12 at The Orange Peel.

DAVID BROMBERG; Sat., Feb. 14 at The Grey Eagle.

ROBIN HITHCOCK; Sun., Feb. 15 at The Grey Eagle.

RYAN BINGHAM with LUCERO; Tue., Feb. 17 at The Orange Peel.

MICHAEL FRANTI; Wed., Feb. 18 at The Orange Peel.

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA; Thu., Feb. 19 at The Orange Peel.

DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS; Sat., Feb. 21 at The Orange Peel.

JORMA KAUKONEN of Hot Tuna; Tue., March 3 at The Grey Eagle.

MARSHALL CRENSHAW with THE BOTTLE ROCKETS; Sun., March 8 at The Grey Eagle.

DR. DOG; Thu., March 26 at The Orange Peel.

FATHER JOHN MISTY; Fri., March 27 at The Orange Peel.

KEB MO; Thu., April 30 at The Orange Peel.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, TRADITIONAL, ETC.

STEEP CANYON RANGERS featuring JERRY DOUGLAS; Fri., Jan. 9 at The Orange Peel .

STEEP CANYON RANGERS; Sat., Jan. 10 at The Orange Peel

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND; Thu., Jan. 22 at The Orange Peel.

SEAN WATKINS (of Nickel Creek); Fri., Feb. 20 at the Grey Eagle.

STURGILL SIMPSON; Fri., Feb. 27 at the Grey Eagle. (SOLD OUT)

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St., 1-828-348-5327; Biltmore Estate, 1 Approach Road, www.biltmore.com; 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; U.S. Cellular Center Asheville, 87 Haywood St., 1-800-745-3000; )

ASHLAND, Ky./ HUNTINGTON, W.Va.

ROCK, POP, BLUES, RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

COREY SMITH; Wed., Feb. 4 in Huntington, W.Va., at the V Club.

ZZ TOP; Thu., March 26 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

THE AVETT BROTHERS; Thu., April 16 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, TRADITIONAL, ETC.

WYNONNA; Fri., Jan. 15 in Ashland, Ky., at Paramount Arts Center.

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE; Tue., Feb. 24 in Huntington, W.Va., at the V Club.

MARK CHESNUTT; Fri., March 27 at Paramount Arts Center.

(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.)

CHARLESTON, W.VA.

ROCK, POP, BLUES, RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND with J. GEILS BAND; Thue, Jan. 27 at Charleston Civic Center.

PATTI LABELLE; Thu., Feb. 12 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

HARRY CONNICK JR.; Thu., Feb. 26 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS; Sat., March 21 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

CITIZEN COPE; Wed., April 8 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

BLUES TRAVELER; Fri., May 15 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

ARETHA FRANKLIN; Sun., May 17 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, TRADITIONAL, ETC.

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE with THOMAS RETT and FRANKIE BALLARD; Fri., May 1 at Charleston Civic Center.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

RODNEY CARRINGTON; Sat., April 11 at Charleston Municipal Auditorium.

KATHY GRIFFIN; Thu., June 4 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

(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, JAZZ

CLUTCH; Sat., Dec. 27 at Bogart’s.

HERMAN’S HERMITS Starring Peter Noone; Tue., Dec. 30 at Belterra Casino Resort in Florence, Ind.

CHER; Fri., Jan. 23 at U.S. Bank Arena.

JOHN MELLENCAMP with CARLENE CARTER; Sat., Jan. 24 at Aronoff Center for the Arts.

EXTREME; Tue., Jan. 27 at Bogart’s.

COREY SMITH; Fri., Feb. 6 at Bogart’s.

J.J. GREY & MOFRO; Fri., Feb. 27 at Taft Theatre.

CHRIS BROWN with TREY SONGZ and TYGA; Sat., Feb. 28 at U.S. Bank Arena.

RYAN BINGHAM with LUCERO; Sun., March 15 at Taft Theatre.

MIKE + THE MECHANICS; Tue., March 17 at Taft Theatre.

NEW FOUND GLORY; Wed., March 25 at Bogart’s.

FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS; Thu., April 9 at Cincinnati Music Hall.

VANS WARPED TOUR; Thu., July 16 at Riverbend Music Center.

NICKELBACK; Fri., July 31 at Riverbend Music Center.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, TRADITIONAL, ETC.

SHOOTER JENNINGS with WAYMORE’S OUTLAWS; Wed., Jan. 28 at Madison Theater in Covington, Ky.

STURGILL SIMPSTON; Sat., Jan. 31 at Madison Theater in Covington, Ky.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

RODNEY CARRINGTON; Fri., Jan. 16 at Taft Theatre for two shows, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

LEWIS BLACK; Thu., Feb. 19 at Taft Theatre.

JAY LENO; Fri., April 24 at Taft Theatre.

(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., Florence, Ind., 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; The 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)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., AREA (includes Pigeon Forge)

ROCK, POP, BLUES, RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND; Sun., Jan. 25 at Tennessee Theatre.

UMPHREY’S McGEE; Thu., Jan. 29 at Tennessee Theatre.

ARLO GUTHRIE; Fri., Feb. 20 at Bijou Theatre.

HOUNDMOUTH; Fri., March 6 at Bijou Theatre.

FLEETWOOD MAC; Sun., March 8 at Thompson- Boling Arena.

ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA; Wed., April 15 at Bijou Theatre.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, TRADITIONAL, ETC.

MIRANDA LAMBERT with JUSTIN MOORE and RAELYNN; Fri., Jan. 23 at Thompson-Boling Arena.

STURGILL SIMPSON; Thu., Jan. 29 at Bijou Theatre.

ROBERT EARL KEEN; Wed., Feb. 18 at Bijou Theatre.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

RON WHITE; Fri., Jan. 30 STAGE, Tennessee Theatre.

BRIAN REGAN; Thu., March 26 at Tennessee Theatre.

LEWIS BLACK; Sun., May 30 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; Country Tonite Theatre, 129 Showplace Blvd., Pigeon Forge, 1-800-792-4308; 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)

LEXINGTON AREA

ROCK, POP, BLUES, RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

KEB’ MO’; Wed., Jan. 28 at Lexington Opera House.

CARRIE NEWCOMER; Sat., Jan. 31 at EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond.

GREGORY PORTER; Sat., Feb. 7 at EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond.

ZZ TOP; Sat., March 21, 2015 in Danville at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts.

TAYLOR SWIFT; Tue., Oct. 20, 2015 at Rupp Arena.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, TRADITIONAL, ETC.

TRAVIS TRITT; Fri., Jan. 9 at Lexington Opera House.

MIRANDA LAMBERT with JUSTIN MOORE and RAELYNN; Fri., Jan. 16 at Rupp Arena.

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND; Thu., Feb. 5 at Buster’s.

AUDRA McDONALD; Thu., March 12 at EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

RON WHITE; Thu., Jan. 29 at EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond.

ALTON BROWN; Wed., Feb. 11 at EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond.

(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; Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street, 1-502-564- 5334; Grand Theatre, 312 W. Main St., Frankfort, 1-502-352-7469; Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main Street, 1-859-231-7924; Lyric Theatre, 300 E. Third St., 1-859-280- 2218; Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 1-888-259-6873; Norton Center for the Arts, 600 W. Walnut St., Danville, 1-877-448-7469; 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, JAZZ

JASON ISBELL; Wed., Dec. 31 at Louisville Palace.

JIM BRICKMAN; Thu., Dec. 18 at Brown Theatre.

LUCERO; Thu.-Fri., Jan. 15-16 at Headliners Music Hall.

JOHN MELLENCAMP with CARLENE CARTER; Fri., Jan. 23 at Louisville Palace.

COLD WAR KIDS; Tue., Feb. 3 at Mercury Ballroom.

COREY SMITH; Sat., Feb. 7 at Mercury Ballroom.

FLEETWOOD MAC; Tue., Feb. 17 at KFC Yum! Center.

NICKELBACK; Wed., Feb. 25 at KFC Yum! Center.

HARRY CONNICK JR.; Sat., Feb. 28 at Louisville Palace.

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN WITH THE GUILTY ONES; Wed., March 4 at Headliners Music Hall.

SARAH McLACHLAN; Mon., March 9 at Louisville Palace.

MAROON 5; Sat., March 14 at KFC Yum! Center.

BLACKBERRY SMOKE; Sat., March 14 at Mercury Ballroom.

THE WHO; Sat., May 9 at KFC Yum! Center.

TAYLOR SWIFT; Tue., June 2 at KFC Yum! Center.

BARRY MANILOW; Fri., June 5 at KFC Yum! Center.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

LUKE BRYAN with RNADY HOUSER and DUSTIN LYNCH; Thu., Feb. 12 at KFC Yum! Center.

WYNONA; Sat., Jan. 17 at Brown Theatre.

STURGILL SIMPSON; Fri., Jan. 30 at Mercury Ballroom.

LITTLE BIG TOWN; Fri., March 13 at Louisville Palace.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

LEWIS BLACK; Fri., Feb. 20 at Louisville Palace.

RODNEY CARRINGTON; Fri., May 10 at Louisville Palace.

(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-Southern Indiana, 11999 Casino Center Dr. SE, 1-888-ROMAN-4-U; Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Road; KFC Yum Center, 1 Arena Plaza, 1-800-745-3000; Louisville Palace, 625 Fourth St., 1-502-583- 4555, ext. 221; Mercury Ballroom, 611 S. 4th St., 1-502-583-4555; 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)



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