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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

JAY CLARK; Sat., Feb. 28 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE with FOLK SOUL REVIVAL; Thu., March 5 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

BENT SENSES; Sat., March 7 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

SONS OF ROSWELL; Thu., March 19 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

MIC HARRISON & THE HIGH SCORE; Sat., March 21 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

ANTON MINK; Sat., March 28 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

KEVIN ABERNATHY; Sat., April 11 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

TIM EASTON (with full band) and FOLK SOUL REVIVAL; Sat., May 2 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

LAUDERDALE with ABRAHAM; Fri., May 15 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

HALFWAY TO HAZARD; Thu., April 30 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

CHRIS JANSON; Sat., May 16 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

ERIC CLAPTON & STEVE WINWOOD; Mon., June 15 in Columbus, Ohio at the Schottenstein Center (555 Borror Drive). 1-614-292-2624.

NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALL STARS; Thu., April 2 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865- 522-0832.

WILCO; Sat., April 18 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). Ticket sales begin Fri., Feb. 27. 1- 865-684-1200.

BUDDY GUY; Fri., May 1 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). Ticket sales begin Fri., Feb. 27. 1- 865-684-1200.

BONNIE PRINCE BILLY; Tue., May 26 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

WILCO; Tue., April 21 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. (87 Haywood Street). 1-828-251-5505.

SUSAN TEDESCHI; Thu., April 16 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

MOGWAI; Thu., April 23 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

311; Mon.-Tue., May 4-5 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

TODD RUNDGREN; Tue., April 7 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1-502-584-8088.

THE FELICE BROTHERS; Fri., April 24 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1-502-584-8088.

LUCERO; Sat., April 25 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1-502-584-8088.

JASON MRAZ; Sun., April 26 in Lexington at the University of Kentucky Student Center. 1-859-257-8427.

EDGAR WINTER BAND; Sat., May 30 in Prestonsburg, Ky., at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1- 606-889-9125.

DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE with COLD WAR KIDS and RA RA RIOT; Fri., April 10 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502- 583-4555 ext. 221.

JOAN BAEZ; Tue., March 10 in Louisville at W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre (315 W. Broadway). 1-502-562-0191.

THE TEMPTATIONS; Wed., April 15 in Louisville at W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre (315 W. Broadway). 1-502-562- 0191.

RAY LaMONTAGNE with JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD; Sat., April 25 in Louisville at W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre (315 W. Broadway). 1-502-562-0191.

NEWFOUND GLORY; Mon., April 20 in Cincinnati at Bogart’s (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-562-4949.

ROBIN TROWER; Sat., June 13 in Cincinnati at Bogart’s (2621 Vine St.). 1- 513-562-4949.

HEARTLESS BASTARDS; Wed., March 25 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491-2444.

OF MONTREAL; Thu., April 24 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1- 859-491-2444.

CLEM SNIDE; Fri., March 13 in Asheville, N.C., at Grey Eagle (185 Clingman Ave.) 1-828-232-5800.

THE MOUNTAIN GOATS; Wed., March 18 in Asheville, N.C., at Grey Eagle (185 Clingman Ave.) 1-828-232- 5800.

BONNAROO MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL 2009 featuring Bruce Springsteen & the E. Street Band, Phish, Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, Wilco, Merle Haggard, Al Green, David Byrne, Animal Collective, Lucinda Williams, Mars Volta and many others; June 11-14 in Manchester, Tenn. www.bonnarootickets.com.

KINGS OF LEON; Tue., May 12 in Cincinnati at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220.

BRET MICHAELS; Thu., March 26 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino (11999 Casino Center Drive). 1-888-766-2648.

MUDVAYNE; Mon., March 9 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865-656-4444.

BRET MICHAELS; Fri., March 27 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865-656-4444.

COREY SMITH; Thu., April 2 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865-656-4444.

JIMMY BUFFET; Thu., Aug. 6 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220.

BUCKCHERRY with AVENGED SEVENFOLD and PAPA ROACH; Fri., March 27 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233-3535.

GOMEZ with JOSH RITTER; Mon., March 23 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828- 299-9532.

RAY LaMONTAGNE; Fri., April 24 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. (87 Haywood Street). 1-828- 251-5505.

PHISH; Wed., June 10 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson-Boling Arena. 1- 865-656-4444 or phish.com.

TESLA; Fri., Feb. 27 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

RICHARD THOMPSON; Wed., March 11 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE; Wed., April 8 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828- 299-9532.

PHISH; Tue., June 9 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center. (87 Haywood Street). 1-828-251-5505 or phish.com.

TESLA; Sat., Feb. 28 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

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

BONNIE RAITT; rescheduled to 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

BLITZEN TRAPPER; Thu., March 5 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

CHRIS JANSON; Sat., May 15 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1-606-889-9125.

BRETT DENNON; Mon., March 2 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1-502-584-8088.

BEN KWELLER; Tue., March 3 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1-502-584-8088.

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT with DEER TICK; Fri., March 13 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Rioad). 1-502-584-8088.

RYAN ADAMS & THE CARDINALS; Mon., March 16 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502- 583-4555 ext. 221.

JOHN PRINE; Sat., March 28 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. (87 Haywood Street). 1-828- 251-5505.

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT with DEER TICK and BENJI HUGHES; Sun., March 8 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828- 299-9532.

MORRISEY; Fri., March 9 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

ANI DiFRANCO; Fri.-Sat., March 13- 14 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

NICKELBACK with SEETHER and SAVING ABEL; Fri., Feb. 27 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1- 859-233-3535.

DISTURBED with SEVENDUST and SKINDRED; Wed., Feb. 25 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). 1-304-696- 4400.

UMPHREY’S McGEE; Thu., April 16 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883.

ELTON JOHN & BILLY JOEL; Tue., March 10 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). 1-513-421-4111.

PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE; Wed., Feb. 25 in Louisville at Kentucky Center for the Arts’ Whitney Hall. 1-800-775-7777.

TAPES ‘N TAPES; Fri., March 6 in Louisville at Phoenix Hill Tavern (644 Baxter Ave.). 1-502-589-4957.

BRETT DENNEN; Mon., March 2 in Louisville at Phoenix Hill Tavern (644 Baxter Ave.). 1-502-589-4957.

SOILWORK; Sat., March 21 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

KREATOR; Fri., May 15 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

CITIZEN COPE; Fri., Feb. 27 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

POINTER SISTERS; Sat., March 14, 2009, in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

ALAN JACKSON; Sat., April 18 in Pikeville at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). Ticket sales begin Fri., Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. 1-606-444- 5500.

JOSH TURNER; Thu. April 23 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino (11999 Casino Center Drive). Ticket sales begin Sat., Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. 1-888-766-2648.

MONTGOMERY GENTRY; Thu., March 12 in Corbin, Ky. at The Arena at Southeastern Kentucky Agricultural and Expo Center. www.ticketmaster.com

GEORGE STRAIT with JULIANNE HOUGH and BLAKE SHELTON; Fri., May 22 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220.

BRAD PAISLEY with DIERKS BENTLEY and JIMMY WAYNE; Fri., June 19 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220.

DARRELL SCOTT; Sat., March 21 in Asheville, N.C., at Grey Eagle (185 Clingman Ave.) 1-828-232-5800.

KENNY CHESNEY with MONTGOMERY GENTRY, SUGARLAND, MIRANDA LAMBERT and LADY ANTEBELLUM; Sat., May 30 in Louisville at Papa John’s Stadium. 1-502-361-3100.

KEITH URBAN with TAYLOR SWIFT; Fri., June 5 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). 1-513-421- 4111.

GARY ALLAN; Fri., Feb. 27 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino (11999 Casino Center Drive). 1- 888-766-2648.

TRAVIS TRITT; Fri., March 13 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino (11999 Casino Center Drive). 1-888-766-2648.

DAN TYMINSKE; Tue., March 10 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

RALPH STANLEY & THE CLINCH MOUNTAIN BOYS; Fri., April 3 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1-606-889-9125.

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

YANNI; Sat., June 6 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). 1-513- 421-4111.

BLUE NOTE RECORDS 70th ANNIVERSARY TOUR featuring Bill Charlap, Peter Bernstein, Ravi Coltrane, Lewis Nash, Nicholas Payton, Peter Washington and Steve Wilson; Sat., March 14 in Lexington at the University of Kentucky Singletary Center for the Arts. 1-859-257-1706.

GEORGE WINSTON; Sat., March 14 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

STAGE & COMEDY

LARRY THE CABLE GUY; Fri., April 24 in Corbin, Ky. at The Arena at Southeastern Kentucky Agricultural and Expo Center. www.ticketmaster.com

RODNEY CARRINGTON; Fri., April 24 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859- 233-3535.

RON WHITE; Sat., March 7 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221.

LILY TOMLIN; Thu., April 2 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684-1200.

JEFF DUNHAM; Sat., May 16 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). 1-304-696-4400.

OTHER

MONSTER NATIONALS; Fri.-Sat., March 20-21 in Corbin, Ky. at The Arena at Southeastern Kentucky Agricultural and Expo Center. www.ticketmaster.com

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS; Sun., April 19 at 2 p.m. in Corbin, Ky. at The Arena at Southeastern Kentucky Agricultural and Expo Center. www.ticketmaster.com

RINGLING BROS. and BARNUM & BAILEY: Boom a Ring; Thu.-Sun., April 2-4 in Corbin, Ky. at The Arena at Southeastern Kentucky Agricultural and Expo Center. www.ticketmaster.com

DISNEY ON ICE: MICKEY & MINNIE’S MAGICAL JOURNEY; Thu.- Sun., Feb. 26-March 1 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1- 423-975-2559.

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS; Mon., March 23 in Bristol, Tenn., at Viking Hall Civic Center (1100 Edgemont Ave.). 1-423-764-0188.

DISNEY ON ICE: 100 YEARS OF MAGIC; Thu.-Sun., March 12-15 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. LSU; Sat., Feb. 28 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. GEORGIA; Sat., March 4 in Lexington at Rupp Arena.1-859-233-3535.


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