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LETCHER COUNTY

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

SIMO (‘The Best Guitarist in Nashville?’ Guitar Player magazine says of J.D. Simo); Fri., March 20 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $15, on sale at www.summitcitylounge.com

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 23 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $25, on sale at www.summitcitylounge.com

KIP WINGER (singer/founder of rock band Winger); Thu., April 30 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $25, on sale at www.summitcitylounge.com

THE LONDON SOULS (rock band from New York City); Tue., April 28 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12, on sale soon.

ERIC MARTIN (lead singer for Mr. Big); Sat., June 6 at Summit City in Whitesburg. Tickets, $12, 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)

PIKEVILLE, KY.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

CASTING CROWNS; Thu., April 9 at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. 1-606-444-5500.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, JAMEY JOHNSON; Sat., April 18 at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. 1-606-444-5500.

PRESTONSBURG, KY.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

NATHAN STANLEY with DR. RALPH STANLEY and T. GRAHAM BROWN with special appearance by BEN “COOTER” JONES and the WORLD FAMOUS GENERAL LEE; Sat., March 21 at Mountain Arts Center. Tickets, $31 advance, $36 at door.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Mountain Arts Center, 50 Hal Rogers Drive, 1-606-889-9125)

ASHEVILLE, N.C.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

DIE ANTWOOD; Mon., March 23 at The Orange Peel. SOLD OUT.

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

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

KELLER WILLIAMS; Sat., March 28 at The Orange Peel.

GRIZ; Wed., April 1 at The Orange Peel.

AMYSPEACEwith TIM EASTON; Thu., April 2 at The Grey Eagle.

SYLVAN ESSO; Thu., April 2 at The Orange Peel. SOLD OUT.

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS; Fri., April 3 at The Grey Eagle.

BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME; Sun., April 5 at The Orange Peel.

JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION; Wed., April 15 at The Grey Eagle.

MATT AND KIM; Mon., April 20 at The Orange Peel.

YELLOWCARD; Sat., April 25 at The Orange Peel.

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

PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT (Joy Division co-founder and former New Order member performs Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures” and “Closer”); Sat., May 2 at The Orange Peel.

PANDA BEAR; Sat., May 9 at The Orange Peel.

MARTIN SEXTON; Sat., May 16 at The Orange Peel.

HACKENSAW BOYS; Sat., May 23 at The Grey Eagle.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, TRADITIONAL, ETC. BILLY JOE SHAVER; Fri., April 17 at The Grey Eagle. BRANDY CLARK; Sun., April 26 at The Orange Peel. LONESTAR; Sat., Sept. 26 at U.S. Cellular Center.

ASHLAND, Ky./

HUNTINGTON, W.Va.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

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.

JOHNPRINEwith LEO KOTTKE; Sat., April 15 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith-Albee Theatre.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS, TRADITIONAL, ETC. MARK CHESNUTT; Fri., March 27 at Paramount Arts Center.

CLASSICAL, STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA conducted by Keith Lockhart; Thu., April 21 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith-Albee Theatre. (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

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.

CLASSICAL, STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER RODNEY CARRINGTON; Sat., April 11 at Charleston Municipal Auditorium. BILL COSBY; Sat., March 28 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

GREGG ALLMAN; Sat., March 21 in Florence, Ind., at Belterra Casino Resort and Spa.

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

DELTA SPIRIT; Thu., March 26 at The 20th Century Theatre.

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

GUSTER; Wed., April 15 at Bogart’s.

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS; Thu., April 16 at Bogart’s.

WILCO; Tue., May 5 at Taft Theatre.

INTERPOL; Fri., May 15 at Bogart’s.

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK with TLC and NELLY; Tue., May 26 at U.S. Bank Arena.

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND; Fri., June 5 at Riverbend Music Center.

ROB ZOMBIE; Tue., June 9 at Riverbend Music Center.

JIMMY BUFFET; Tue., June 23 at Riverbend Music Center.

FALL OUT BOY with WIZ KHALIFA; Tue., June 30 at Riverbend Music Center.

TRAIN; Thu., July 2 at Riverbend Music Center.

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

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

KID ROCK; Sun., Aug. 2 at Riverbend Music Center.

DEF LEPPARD with STYX and TESLA; Mon., Aug. 17 at Riverbend Music Center.

MOTLEY CRUE with ALICE COOPER; Wed., Aug. 19 at U.S. Bank Arena.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

ERIC CHURCH; Sat., March 21 at U.S. Bank Arena.

VINCE GILL; Sat., March 21 at Taft Theatre.

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL; Sun., March 22 at Taft Theatre.

TANYA TUCKER; Sat., March 28 in Florence, Ind., at Belterra Casino Resort and Spa.

LADY ANTEBELLUM with HUNTER HAYES and SAM HUNT; Sun., May 17 at Riverbend Music Center.

DARIUS RUCKER with BRETT ELDREDGE, BROTHERS OSBORNE and A THOUSAND HORSES; Sun., June 28 at Riverbend Music Center.

TIM McGRAW with BILLY CURRINGTON and CHASE BRYANT; Sat., July 11 at PNC Pavilion.

BRAD PAISLEY with JUSTIN MOORE and MICKEY GUYTON; Fri., Aug. 28 at Riverbend Music Center.

DIERKS BENTLEY with KIP MOORE, MADDLE & TAE, and CANAAN SMITH; Fri., Sept. 18 at Riverbend Music Center.

RASCAL FLATTS; Sat., Sept. 19 at Riverbend Music Center.

TOBY KEITH; Fri., Sept. 25 at Riverbend Music Center.

CLASSICAL, STAGE,

COMEDY & OTHER

MONSTER JAM; Fri.-Sat., April 10-11 at U.S. Bank Arena.

DAVID SEDARIS; Mon., April 13 at Cincinnati Music Hall.

SESAME STREET LIVE: MAKE A NEW FRIEND; Tue.-Wed., April 14-15 at U.S. Bank Arena.

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)

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

T-PAIN; Sat., March 28 at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

STARSHIP featuring Mickey Thomas; Sat., May 30 at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Capone’s, 227 E. Main St., 1-423-928-2295; Casbah, 807 W. Walnut St.; The Down Home, 300 W. Main, 1-423-929-9822;Freedom Hall Civic Center, 1320 Pactolas Rd., 1-423-282-1257.)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., AREA (includes Pigeon Forge)

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

THIRD DAY; Fri., March 20 at Knoxville Auditorium.

ALABAMA SHAKES; Sat., March 21 at Tennessee Theatre.

SARAH McLACHLAN; Sat., March 21 at Knoxville Auditorium

THE WAR ON DRUGS; Tue., March 31 at Bijou Theatre.

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

JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE; Tue., May 5 at Bijou Theatre.

SLIPKNOT with HATEBREED; Tue., May 5 at Knoxville Coliseum.

NEEDTOBREATHE with BEN RECTOR, DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS with COLONY HOUSE; Thu., May 7 at Knoxville Civic Coliseum.

JENNY LEWIS; Tue., May 12 at Bijou Theatre.

SHERYL CROW; Sat., May 23 at Tennessee Theatre.

ST. VINCENT; Sun., May 31 at Tennessee Theatre.

DIANA KRALL; Mon., July 27 at Tennessee Theatre.

‘WEIRD AL’ YANKOVIC; Fri., Aug. 7 at Tennessee Theatre.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

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

LEWIS BLACK; Sun., May 30 at Tennessee Theatre.

KATHY GRIFFIN; Wed., June 17 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

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

FOXYGEN; Wed., April 15 at Cosmic Charlie’s.

DR. JOHN & THE NITE TRIPPERS; Sun., May 17 at Lexington Opera House.

MICHAEL MCDONALD (formerly of Doobie Bros. and Steely Dan); Tue., June 16 at Lexington Opera House.

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

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL; Mon., March 23 at Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center. 1-859-280-2218.

ROSANNE CASH; Sat., April 25 at EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond.

ERIC CHURCH; Thu., May 7 at Rupp Arena.

HOT RIZE; Fri., May 29 at Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center. 1-859-280-2218.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

KATHY GRIFFIN; Fri., May 15 at EKU Center for the Arts in Richmond.

RON WHITE; Thu., Nov. 5 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

DR. DOG; Wed., March 25 at Mercury Ballroom.

STEVIE WONDER; Fri., March 27 at KFC Yum! Center.

CHUCK PROPHET; Thu., April 9 at Zanzabar.

GOV’T MULE; Sun., April 12 at Brown Theatre.

PRIMUS; Fri., April 17 at Louisville Palace.

JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION; Sun., April 19 at Zanzabar.

NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL; Sat., April 25 at Iroquois Amphitheater.

RYAN ADAMS with JENNY LEWIS; Thu., April 30 at Iroquois Amphitheater.

NEEDTOBREATHE with BEN RECTOR, DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS with COLONY HOUSE; Wed., May 6 at Iroquois Amphitheater.

GEORGE CLINTON AND PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC; Thu., May 7 at Mercury Ballroom.

SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE; Fri., May 8 at Zanzabar.

SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS; Fri., May 8 at Headliners Music Hall.

THE WHO with JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS; Sat., May 9 at KFC Yum! Center.

PARAMORE; Tue., May 12 at Louisville Palace.

DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE; Tue., May 12 at Iroquois Amphitheater.

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

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

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK with TLC and NELLY; Sun., June 7 at KFC Yum! Center.

IMAGINE DRAGONS; Tue., June 16 at KFC Yum! Center.

FORECASTLE 2015; Fri.-Sun., July 17-19 at Waterfront Park (129 East River Road) in Louisville. www.forecastlefest.com

DEF LEPPARD with STYX and TESLA; Thu., Sept. 3 at KFC Yum! Center.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

KENNY CHESNEY; Fri., April 17 at KFC Yum! Center.

JASON ALDEAN with COLE SWINDELL and TYLER FARR; Wed., May 8 at KFC Yum! Center.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

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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