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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.

ROCK, POP, BLUES

RAP, CHRISTIAN

In Whitesburg

WORRY BEADS; Sat., Oct. 3 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

DON DOKKEN; Sat., Oct. 17 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

BLACK LILLIES; Sat., Dec. 19 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

Elsewhere

THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA: The 7th Annual Christmas Rocks; Tue., Dec. 8 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684-1200.

JONNY LANG; Fri., Nov. 13 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino (11999 Casino Center Drive). Ticket sales begin Fri., Sept. 12. 1-888-766-2648.

DEREK TRUCKS BAND; Sat., Sept. 12 in Lexington at Buster’s Billiards and Backroom (899 Manchester St.) 1-859-619-2134.

BLUES TRAVELER; Fri., Sept. 25 in Lexington at Buster’s Billiards and Backroom (899 Manchester St.) 1- 859-619-2134.

SILVERSUN PICKUPS; Mon., Sept. 28 in Lexington at Buster’s Billiards and Backroom (899 Manchester St.) 1-859-619-2134.

J.J. GREY & MOFRO with SHOOTER JENNINGS; Thu., Oct. 1 in Lexington at Buster’s Billiards and Backroom (899 Manchester St.) 1- 859-619-2134.

THE BLACK ANGELS; Sat., Oct. 10 in Lexington at Buster’s Billiards and Backroom (899 Manchester St.) 1-859-619-2134.

KISS (Alive 35 tour); Wed., Oct. 28 in Nashville, Tenn., at the Sommet Center (501 Broadway). 1-615-770- 2000.

KISS (Alive 35 tour); Sat., Oct. 17 in Greenville, S.C., (about an hour south of Asheville, N.C.) at the Bi-Lo Center (650 North Academy St.). 1- 864-241-3800.

LYLE LOVETT & HIS LARGE BAND; Thu., Oct. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9); Wed., Oct. 28 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865- 684-1200.

STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9); Thu., Oct. 29 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1- 828-299-9532.

SEVEN MARY THREE; Sat., Oct. 3 in Lexington at the Dame (367 E. Main). 1-800-594-8499.

WILL HOGE; Thu., Oct. 22 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House 24 E. Third St). 1-859-431-2201.

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM; Wed., Sept. 9 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-281-8400.

SILVERSUN PICKUPS with CAGE THE ELEPHANT; Mon., Sept. 14 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-281-8400.

SOCIAL DISTORTION; Wed., Sept. 30 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-281-8400.

INSANE CLOWN POSSE; Sun., Nov. 29 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-281-8400.

JAMES McMURTRY; Fri., Sept. 11 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House 24 E. Third St). 1-859-431- 2201.

THE MINUS 5; Sat., Sept. 19 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House 24 E. Third St). 1-859-431-2201.

TIM EASTON; Fri., Sept. 18 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House 24 E. Third St). 1-859-431-2201.

BUILT TO SPILL; Fri., Oct. 2 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House 24 E. Third St). 1-859-431-2201.

THE RAVEONETTES; Sat., Oct. 24 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House 24 E. Third St). 1-859-431- 2201.

VIC CHESNUTT; Wed., Nov. 4 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House 24 E. Third St). 1-859-431-2201.

DAN AUERBACH with JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE; Tue., Dec. 8 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House 24 E. Third St). 1-859-431-2201.

BLITZEN TRAPPER; Wed., Oct. 14 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House 24 E. Third St). 1-859-431-2201.

LUCERO; Sat., Nov. 21 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1-502-584-8088.

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND; Sat., Sept. 26 in Belterra, Ind., at Belterra Casino Resort and Spa (777 Belterra Dr.). MUST BE 21! www.ticketmaster.com

THE SOUNDS; Sun., Sept. 27 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

CHEVELLE; Tue., Sept. 29 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

LUCERO; Fri., Nov. 20 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

CHEVELLE; Tue., Sept. 22 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (940 Blackstock Ave.). 1-865-522-2820.

SILVERSUN PICKUPS; Wed., Sept. 30 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (940 Blackstock Ave.). 1- 865-522-2820.

STRYPER; Fri., Oct. 2 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

SHOOTER JENNINGS with JJ GREY & MOFRO; Fri., Oct. 30 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (940 Blackstock Ave.). 1-865-522-2820.

LUCERO; Thu., Nov. 19 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (940 Blackstock Ave.). 1-865-522-2820.

KELLY CLARKSON; Mon., Oct. 19 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main St.). 1-606-444-5500.

MOE.; Sat., Oct. 17 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491- 2444.

ROBIN TROWER; Sat., Oct. 10 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

ZAC BROWN BAND with special guests; Fri., Oct. 9 in Knoxville, Tenn., at World’s Fair Park. 1-865-656-4444.

ROBIN TROWER; Fri., Oct. 9 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

AC/DC; Tue., Oct. 6 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1- 800-231-8085.

ROGER DALTRY; Sat., Oct. 31 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino (11999 Casino Center Drive). 1-888-766-2648.

QUEENESRYCHE; Thu., Oct. 15 in Louisville at Coyotes at City Block (133 W. Liberty). 1-502-589-3866.

BUCKETHEAD; Sun., Sept. 20 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491-2444.

QUEENESRYCHE; Tue., Oct. 27 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491-2444.

GUSTER; Wed., Nov. 4 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491-2444.

QUEENESRYCHE; Sun., Oct. 18 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

YO LA TENGO; Tue., Sept. 22 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

IN FLAMES; Tue., Sept. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (940 Blackstock Ave.). 1-865-522-2820.

CITIZEN COPE; Wed., Oct. 7 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (940 Blackstock Ave.). 1-865-522-2820.

WEEN; Wed., Oct. 28 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (940 Blackstock Ave.). 1-865-522-2820.

MARIANNE FAITHFULL; Fri., Oct. 16 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865- 522-0832.

JESSE WINCHESTER; Fri., Sept. 11 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

MODESKI, MARTIN & WOOD; Wed., Sept. 16 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1- 865-522-0832.

INDIGO GIRLS; Fri., Sept. 25 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

ANDREW BIRD; Tue., Oct. 13 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

MARIANNE FAITHFULL; Thu., Oct. 15 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828- 299-9532.

INDIGO GIRLS; Thu., Sept. 17 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

DAN AUERBACH; Mon., Nov. 16 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

JOURNEY with NIGHT RANGER; Wed., Sept. 16 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main St.). 1-606-444-5500.

THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM; Wed., Sept. 9 in Cincinnati at Bogart’s (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-281-8400.

DINOSAUR JR.; Fri., Oct. 16 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1-502-584- 8088.

THE TEMPTATIONS; Sat., Sept. 12 in Owenton, Ky., at Elk Creek Vinyards (150 Hwy. 330). 1-502-484- 0005.

THE BLACK CROWES; Tue., Sept. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684- 1200.

THE BLACK CROWES; Fri., Oct. 2 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. (87 Haywood Street). 1- 828-251-5505.

KINGS OF LEON; Sat., Oct. 10 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233- 3535.

MILEY CYRUS; Sun., Nov. 1 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233- 3535.

MILEY CYRUS; Sat., Oct. 31 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800-231-8085.

CHRIS SMITHER; Thu., Oct. 15 in Asheville, N.C., at The Grey Eagle (185 Klingman Ave.). 1-828-232-5800.

NANCI GRIFFITH; Sat., Nov. 14 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. (87 Haywood Street). 1- 828-251-5505.

X-FEST 2009 featuring Shinedown and 11 other bands on two stages; Sat, Sept. 12 in Huntington, W.Va., at Harris Riverfront Park. www.ticketmaster.com.

ZAC BROWN BAND; Wed., Sept. 16 in Abingdon, Va., at Washington County Fairgrounds (U.S. Highway 11W). 1-276-628-6222.

ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND with WIDESPREAD PANIC; Tue., Oct. 13 in Knoxville, Tenn., at World’s Fair Park. 1-865-656-4444.

METALLICA; Tue., Sept. 15 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). 1-513-421-4111.

BONNIE RAITT; Tue., Oct. 13 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. (87 Haywood Street). 1- 828-251-5505.

BONNIE RAITT; Wed., Oct. 14 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684-1200.

KATHLEEN EDWARDS; Fri., Oct. 14 in Knoxville, Tenn., at The Square Room (4 Market Square). 1-865-544- 4199 or www.ticketweb.com

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

In Whitesburg

BLUE HIGHWAY; Thu., Sept. 17 in Whitesburg at Appalshop Theater for WMMT-FM’s Bluegrass Express Live. 633-0108.

THE GRASCALS; Thu., Oct. 15 in Whitesburg at Appalshop Theater for WMMT-FM’s Bluegrass Express Live. 633-0108.

Elsewhere WILLIE NELSON; Wed., Nov. 4 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684- 1200.

GARY ALLAN with ELI YOUNG BAND and JACK INGRAM; Sat., Nov. 21 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main St.). 1-606-444- 5500.

PATTY LOVELESS; Fri., Oct. 23 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

WILLIE NELSON; Tue., Sept. 22 in Ashland, Ky., at Paramount Arts Center (1300 Winchester Ave.). 1-606-324- 3175.

RICKY SKAGGS; Thu., Oct. 8 in Ashland, Ky., at Paramount Arts Center (1300 Winchester Ave.). 1-606-324- 3175.

HEIDI NEWFIELD; Thu., Sept. 17 in Abingdon, Va., at Washington County Fairgrounds (U.S. Highway 11W). 1-276-628-6222.

JAKE OWEN; Sat., Sept. 19 in Abingdon, Va., at Washington County Fairgrounds (U.S. Highway 11W). 1- 276-628-6222.

HALFWAY TO HAZARD; Sat., Sept. 26 in Whitesburg for the Mountain Heritage Festival.

TOBY KEITH with TRACE ADKINS; Thu., Sept. 10 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220.

STAGE & COMEDY BILL COSBY; Sun., Dec. 6 in Knox- ville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684-1200.

RON WHITE; Sat., Oct. 10 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena. 1-304-696-4400.

ROBIN WILLIAMS; Tue., Oct. 6 in Louisville at Louisville Palace Theatre (625 Fourth Street). 1-877- 598-8698.

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR/ THE ROCKETTES; Wed., Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). Ticket sales begin Mon., Sept. 21. 1-513- 421-4111.

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR/ THE ROCKETTES; Mon., Dec. 7 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston Civic Center (200 Civic Center Drive). Ticket sales begin Mon., Sept. 21. 1-304-345-7469.

OTHER

SESAME STREET LIVE: 123 … Imagine!; Fri.-Sat.-Sun., Nov. 6-8 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main St.). 1-606-444-5500.

WWE SACKDOWN; Mon., Oct. 12 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main St.). 1-606- 444-5500.

WWE SMACKDOWN; Tue., Oct. 13 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1- 859-233-3535.


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