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Coming events




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

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNIT; Fri., Jan. 16 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

X-PLICIT; Sat., Jan. 24 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

CHRIS JANSON; Sat., Jan. 31 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

ROBINELLA; Thu., Feb. 5 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

THE CONNECTION; Sat., Feb. 11 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

THE CORDERORY ROAD; Sat., Feb. 21 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

JAY CLARK; Sat., Feb. 28 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.

EASTON STAGGER PHILIPS (featuring TIM EASTON) & THE WHIPSAWS; Thu. March 26 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.

BEN FOLDS; Sun., Feb. 22 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865-656-4444.

BONNIE RAITT with THE RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND; Tue., March 17 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. (87 Haywood Street). 1-828-251-5505.

BONNIE RAITT with THE RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND; Sun., March 22 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684- 1200.

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS with DON CHAMBERS; Tue., Feb. 24 in Lexington at The Dame. (367 E. Main St.). 1-859- 231-7263.

LUCERO with THE DEXATEENS; Sat., Feb. 21 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Barley’s Taproom (200 E. Jackson). 1- 865-521-0092.

BRETT DENNEN with ERIN McCARLEY; Tue., Jan. 27 in Knoxville, Tenn., at The Square Room (4 Market Square). 1-865-544-4199 or www.ticketweb.com

KATHLEEN EDWARDS; Fri., March 13 in Knoxville, Tenn., at The Square Room (4 Market Square). 1-865-544- 4199 or www.ticketweb.com

3 DOORS DOWN; Tue., Feb. 17 in Louisville at Broadbent Arena in the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. 1- 800-231-8035.

BONNAROO 2009; Thu.-Sun., June 11-14 at Bonnaroo Festival Site in Manchester, Tenn.

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.

AVENGED SEVENFOLD and BUCKCHERRY with PAPA ROACH and SAVING ABEL; Tue., Feb. 24 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793.

THREE DOORS DOWN; Sat., Jan. 21 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423-975-2559.

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.

CROSS CANADIAN RAGWEED; Sat., Jan. 17 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828- 299-9532.

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

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND; Thu.-Fri., Feb. 19-20 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.

THE EAGLES; Tue., Jan. 20 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson-Boling Arena. 1-877-995-9961.

ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO; Wed., Jan. 28 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

DISTURBED with SEVENDUST and SKINDRED; Thu., Feb. 19 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423-975-2559.

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.

THE GOURDS; Weds., Jan. 21 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle (185 Klingman Ave.). 1-828-232-5800.

ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO; Fri., Jan. 23 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle (185 Klingman Ave.). 1-828-232-5800.

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

THE PRETENDERS; Fri., Feb. 13 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883.

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA; Thu., Feb. 19 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491-2444.

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. 11 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). 1-304-696-4400.

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

ALEJANDRO EXCOVEDO; Tue., Jan. 27 in Lexington at The Dame. (367 E. Main St.). 1-859-231-7263.

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

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND; Sun., Feb. 22 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.

AS I LAY DYING; Mon., Feb. 2 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

CRADLE OF FILTH; Tue., Feb. 24 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

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.

SLIPNOT with COHEED & CAMBRIA and TRIVIUM; Sat., Feb. 14 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535.

JOHN PRINE; Fri., Feb. 20 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684-1200.

BRETT DENNEN; Tue., Feb. 2 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

COWBOY JUNKIES; Sun., Feb. 8 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

UMPHREY’S McGEE; Sat., Feb. 21 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Thu., Jan. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865-656-4444.

KINGS OF LEON; Tue., Jan. 20 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221.

BRYAN ADAMS (acoustic); Thu., Jan. 15 in Lexington at Lexington Opera House (401 W. Short St.). 1-859-233- 3535.

B.B. KING & BUDDY GUY; Sun., Feb. 15 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Feb. 14 at noon. 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221.

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Fri.-Sat., Jan. 30-31 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA; Thu., Feb. 12 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

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

CITIZEN COPE; Wed., Feb. 4 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865-656-4444.

JOHN HIATT with LYLE LOVETT; Thu., Feb. 19 in Cincinnati at Aronoff Center for the Arts. 1-513-621-2787.

AIR SUPPLY w/THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Jan. 31, 2009, in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221.

JACK JONES w/THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Feb. 14, 2009, in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221.

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.

TOBY KEITH; Sat., Feb. 7 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or 1-606- 444-5500.

RICH AND THE PO’ FOLK; Thu., Jan. 29 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVER; Sat., Feb. 11 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1-606-889-9125.

TRACE ADKINS with CRAIG MORGAN and JASON MICHAEL CARROLL; Thu., Feb. 12 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-304-696-4400.

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

GEORGE JONES; Sat., Feb. 7 in Bristol, Tenn., at Viking Hall Civic Center (1100 Edgemont Ave.). 1-423-764- 0188.

RASCAL FLATTS; Sat. Jan. 31 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston Civic Center (200 Civic Center Drive). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-304-345- 7469.

CHARLIE LOUVIN; Sun., Feb. 15 in Lexington at The Dame. (367 E. Main St.). 1-859-231-7263.

RASCAL FLATTS; Fri., Jan. 30 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535.

TONY RICE & MOUNTAIN HEART; Fri., Jan. 16 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865- 522-0832.

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

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.

DAVID BROMBERG; Thu., Jan. 15 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

STAGE & COMEDY

BOB & TOM COMEDY ALL-STARS; Sat., Jan. 17 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535.

RON WHITE; Fri., Jan. 23 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883.

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; Sun., Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535.

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

BILL COSBY; Fri., Jan. 16 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino-Hotel. 1-502-361-3100.

JERRY SEINFELD; Fri., Feb. 20 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221.

A PRIARIE HOME COMPANION WITH GARRISON KEILLOR; Sat., Jan. 17 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221.

CHEECH & CHONG; Thu., Jan. 29 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883.

CHEECH & CHONG; Thu., Feb. 5 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino-Hotel. 1-502-361-3100.

OTHER

WWE RAW/ECW: ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA 25; Fri., Feb. 20 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). 1-304-696-4400.

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.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. 1-859-233-3535.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. AUBURN; Wed., Jan. 21 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859- 233-3535.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. SOUTH CAROLINA; Sat., Jan. 31 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. MISSISSIPPI ST.; Tue., Feb. 3 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. 1-859- 233-3535.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. FLORIDA; Tue., Feb. 10 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. 1-859- 233-3535.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. TENNESSEE; Sat., Feb. 21 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. 1-859- 233-3535.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. LSU; Sat., Feb. 28 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. 1-859- 233-3535.

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. GEORGIA; Sat., March 4 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. 1- 859-233-3535.

MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALS; Fri.-Sat., Jan. 30-31 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793.


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