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Entertainment




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

‘THE WARREN HAYNES CHRISTMAS JAM’ featuring Jackson Browne, Peter Frampton, Bruce Hornsby, Gov’t Mule and others; Sat., Dec. 15 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). Tickets on sale Fri., Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. 1-828-251-5505 or www.ticketmaster.com

GARRISON STARR with RANDALL BRAMBLETT; Wed., Nov. 28 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall (185 Clingman Ave.). 1-828-232-5800.

STEVIE WONDER; Sat., Dec. 1 in Nashville, Tenn., at the Sommit Center (501 Broadway). 1-615-770- 2040 or www.ticketmaster.com

STEVIE WONDER; Wed., Nov. 28 in Charlotte, N.C., at Charlotte Bobcats Arena (333 East Trade Street). 1-704-688-8600 or www.ticketmaster.com

BLACK LIPS with REIGNING SOUND; Sat., Dec. 8 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

JOHN PRINE with TODD SNIDER; Fri., Dec. 7 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston Municipal Auditorium (200 Civic Center Drive). 1-304-345-7469 or www.ticketmaster.com

PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE; Tue., Feb. 19, 2008, in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-304-696- 4400.

SEETHER; Sun., Nov. 25 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Blue Cats (125 E. Jackson Ave.). 1-865-544-4300.

L.A. GUNS; Fri., Nov. 30 in Johnson City, Tenn., at The Crowbar (123 East Springbrook Dr., located behind Harbor House on Roan St.). 1- 423-282-1201.

ROBERT POLLARD; Sat., Dec. 1 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House. 1-606-431-2201.

COWBOY JUNKIES; Tue., Nov. 27 in Oakley, Ohio, near Cincinnati, at 20th Century Theater (3021 Madison St.). www.ticketmaster.com

MICHELLE SHOCKED; Sat., Dec. 15 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th St.). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE CULT; Sat., Nov. 17 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th St.). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS; Sat., Dec. 15 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III; Sat., Dec. 8 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre. 1-865-656-4444.

RICHARD THOMPSON; Mon., Jan. 21, 2008, in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre. 1-865-656-4444.

CHRIS KNIGHT; Sat., Dec. 29 in Lexington at The Dame (156 West Main). 1-800-594-8499.

LIFEHOUSE; Fri., Nov. 16 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

JOHN FOGERTY; Mon., Dec. 3 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

NATALIE COLE’s CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR; Sat., Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. in Richmond, Ky., at EKU’s Brock Auditorium. www.ticketmaster.com

ROB ZOMBIE; Sat., Dec. 15 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE BRAVERY; Wed., Nov. 14 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Blue Cats (125 E. Jackson Ave.). 1-865-544-4300.

DINOSAUR JR.; Thu., Nov. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Blue Cats (125 E. Jackson Ave.). 1-865-544-4300.

TODD SNIDER; Sat., Nov. 17 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall (185 Clingman Ave.). 1-828-232-5800.

DINOSAUR JR.; Fri., Nov. 30 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

THE LEMONHEADS; Fri., Dec. 14 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

JOE BONAMASSA; Fri., Nov. 23 in Louisville at Kentucky Center for the Arts’ Whitney Hall (501 Main Street). 1-800-775-7777.

KOTTONMOUTH KINGS; Tue., Nov. 27 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III; Fri., Dec. 7 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House. 1-606-431-2201.

DAVID ALLAN COE; Thu., Jan. 10, 2008 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1- 866-468-7630.

THE AVETT BROTHERS with LANGHORNE SLIM; Fri.-Sat., Dec. 28-29 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251-5505.

CHRIS TOMLIN; Thu., Nov. 15 in Johnson City, Tenn., at 6 p.m. at Freedom Hall Civic Center (1320 Pactolas Road). 1-423-461-4884.

B.B. KING; Wed., Nov. 21 in Lexington at University of Kentucky’s Singletary Center for the Arts. 1-859- 257-5897.

JOHNNY RIVERS & THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Jan. 19, 2008 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1- 502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

AMY GRANT & THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Mon., May 12, 2008 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

HANNAH MONTANA/MILEY CYRUS; Sat., Nov. 24 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson-Boling Arena. 1- 865-656-4444.

HANNAH MONTANA/MILEY CYRUS; Wed., Dec. 12 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

HANNAH MONTANA/MILEY CYRUS; Thu., Dec. 13 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena. 1-513-562-4949 or www.ticketmaster.com

MICHAEL McDONALD; Sat., Dec. 1 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

SCOTT MILLER; Thu.-Fri., Dec. 6-7 in Johnson City, Tenn., at the Down Home. 1-423-929-9822.

SCOTT MILLER; Sat., Dec. 15 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House. 1-606-431-2201.

RICHARD THOMPSON’S 1000 YEARS OF POPULAR MUSIC; Sun., Jan. 20, 2008, in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). Ticket info not yet available.

REV. HORTON HEAT with HANK III and NASHVILLE P; Mon., Nov. 19 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

B.J. THOMAS & BILLY JOE ROYAL ‘Raindrops to Boondocks Tour’; Thu., Nov. 29 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. Tickets, $20, on sale now. 1- 423-282-1257.

COUNTRY

& BLUEGRASS

GEORGE JONES; Thu., Jan. 31 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). Tickets on sale Fri., Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. 1-865- 656-4444.

A SKAGGS FAMILY CHRISTMAS featuring Ricky Skaggs, his wife and children with THE WHITES; Sat., Dec. 15 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656-4444.

GEORGE STRAIT with LITTLE BIG TOWN; Fri., Feb. 15, 2008, in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston Municipal Auditorium (200 Civic Center Drive). 1-304-345-7469 or www.ticketmaster.com

BRAD PAISLEY; Fri., Nov. 30 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston Municipal Auditorium (200 Civic Center Drive). 1-304-345-7469 or www.ticketmaster.com

BRAD PAISLEY; Thu., Nov. 29 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233- 3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

JASON ALDEAN; Mon., Dec. 31 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

SUGARLAND; Tue., Dec. 11 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1- 304-696-4400.

DIERKS BENTLEY with JACK INGRAM; Sat., Nov. 24 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or 1- 606-444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

GEORGE STRAIT with LITTLE

BIG TOWN; Fri., Feb. 29, 2008 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233-

3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

KEITH URBAN with GARY ALLAN; Thu., Nov. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson-Boling Arena. 1- 865-656-4444.

BRAD PAISLEY; Fri., Feb. 1, 2008 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson Boling Arena. 1-865-656-4444.

MARTY STUART; Sat., Dec. 1 in Louisville at Kentucky Center for the Arts’ Whitney Hall (501 Main Street). 1-800-775-7777.

BILLY RAY CYRUS; Fri., Nov. 16 at Caesars Indiana in Elizabeth, Indiana at 7:30 p.m. (ages 21 and over). 1-888-ROMAN-4-U or www.ticketmaster.com

DIERKS BENTLEY with JACK INGRAM; Sat., Nov. 17 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena. 1-513-562-4949 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE GRASCALS; Thu., Nov. 15 in Whitesburg at Appalshop Theater for WMMT’s Bluegrass Express Live. 606-633-0100.

RONNIE MILSAP & THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Jan. 12 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

JAKE OWEN with LITTLE BIG TOWN and SUGARLAND; Tue., Dec. 11 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-304-696-4400.

RONNIE MILSAP; Sat., Nov. 17 in Florence, Ind., at Belterra Casino Resort (1013 W. Main St.). 1-888-235- 8377.

BRAD PAISLEY with RODNEY ATKINS and TAYLOR SWIFT; Thu., Nov. 29 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1- 859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

CHICK COREA and BELA FLECK; Mon., Feb. 18, 2008 in Louisville at Kentucky Center for the Arts’ Whitney Hall (501 Main Street). 1-800-775-7777.

MOSCOW BALLET’S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER; Sun., Nov. 25 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

MOSCOW BALLET’S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER; Wed., Nov. 28 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251-5505.

KING’S SINGERS; Sun., Dec. 2 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.). www.ticketmaster.com or 1- 828-251-5505.’

STATE SYMPHONY OF MEXICO; Sat., Feb. 2, 2008, in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-828-251- 5505.

ST. PETERSBURG BALLET: ROMEO & JULIET; Sat., March 1, 2008, in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.). www.ticketmaster.com or 1- 828-251-5505.

STAGE & COMEDY

ARTHUR LIVE! Wed., Jan. 9 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). Tickets on sale Fri., Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. 1-865- 656-4444.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR; Tue.-Wed., May 27-28 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). Tickets on sale Mon., Dec. 3 at 12 p.m. 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

LARRY THE CABLE GUY; Fri., Feb. 8, 2008, in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or 1-606-444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

LARRY THE CABLE GUY; Thu., Feb. 7, 2008, in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251-5505.

LARRY THE CABLE GUY; Sat., Feb. 23, 2008, in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th St.). 1-513-721- 8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

MARTIN SHORT; Fri., Feb. 15, 2008 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith Albee Theater (925 4th Ave.). 1-304-696-6656 or www.ticketmaster.com

ANNIE; Fri.-Sun., Nov. 16-18 in Lexington at the Lexington Opera House. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

EVITA; Fri.-Sun., Feb. 15-17, 2008 in Lexington at the Lexington Opera House. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

GYPSY; Fri.-Sun., March 28- 30, 2008 in Lexington at the Lexington Opera House. 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF; Fri.-Sun., April 25-27, 2008 in Lexington at the Lexington Opera House. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

MOVIN’ OUT: Music by Billy Joel Conceived by Twyla Tharp; Fri.-Sun., Jan. 25-27, 2008 in Lexington at the Lexington Opera House. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

MOVIN’ OUT: Music by Billy Joel Conceived by Twyla Tharp; Fri., Jan. 18, 2008 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith Albee Theater (925 4th Ave.). 1-304-696-6656 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE PRODUCERS – The New Mel Brooks Musical; Sat., Feb. 2, 2008 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith Albee Theater (925 4th Ave.). 1-304-696-6656 or www.ticketmaster.com

ROMEO & JULIET; Tue., March 11, 2008 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith Albee Theater (925 4th Ave.). 1-304-696-6656 or www.ticketmaster.com

LITTLE WOMEN; Wed., April 23, 2008 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith Albee Theater (925 4th Ave.). 1-304-696-6656 or www.ticketmaster.com

HAIRSPRAY; Wed., April 30 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith Albee Theater (925 4th Ave.). 1- 304-696-6656 or www.ticketmaster.com

OTHER

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS; Thu., Jan. 17 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or 1-606- 444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VS. LIBERTY (men’s basketball); Wed., Nov. 21 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. Tickets on sale Wed., Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VS. TEXAS SOUTHERN (men’s basketball); Sat., Nov. 24 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. Tickets on sale Wed., Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VS. NORTH CAROLINA (men’s basketball); Sat., Dec. 1 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. Tickets on sale Wed., Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VS. TENNESSEE TECH (men’s basketball); Sat., Dec. 22 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. Tickets on sale Wed., Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VS. SAN DIEGO (men’s basketball); Sat., Dec. 29 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. Tickets on sale Wed., Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VS. FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL (men’s basketball); Mon., Dec. 31 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. Tickets on sale Wed., Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VS. LOUISVILLE (men’s basketball); Sat., Jan. 5 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. Tickets on sale Wed., Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233- 3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VS. VANDERBILT (men’s basketball); Sat., Jan. 12 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. Tickets on sale Wed., Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 2008 WORLD TOUR; Sat., Jan. 19, 2008 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800-231- 8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 2008 WORLD TOUR; Sun., Jan. 20, 2008 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALS; Fri.-Sat., Jan. 11-12, 2008 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1- 304-696-4400.

DISNEY ON ICE PRINCESS CLASSICS; Wed., Nov. 21 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251- 5505.

DISNEY’S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE ICE TOUR; Fri.- Sun., April 18-20 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com


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