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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

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E. STREET BAND; Sat., March 22 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena. Tickets on sale Sat., Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. 1-513- 421-4111 or www.ticketmaster.com

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E. STREET BAND; Mon., March 24 in Columbus, Ohio, at the Schottenstein Center. Tickets on sale Sat., Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. 1-614-292-2624 or www.ticketmaster.com

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E. STREET BAND; Thu., March 20 in Indianapolis, Ind., at Conseco Fieldhouse. 1-317-917-2727 or www.ticketmaster.com

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E. STREET BAND; Sun., April 27 in Charlotte, N.C., at Charlotte Bobcats Arena. 1-704-688-9000 or www.ticketmaster.com

R. KELLY; Sat., Jan. 5 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE TEMPTATIONS and THE FOUR TOPS; Thu., Feb. 28 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656- 4444.

‘Winter Jam Tour’ featuring MercyMe, NewSong, Skillet, Mandisa and Barlow Girl; Thu., Jan. 10 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423-282-1257.

EDWIN McCAIN BAND; Fri., Feb. 15 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1- 866-468-7630.

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA; Thu., Feb. 28 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1- 866-468-7630.

JASON ISBELL with WILL HOGE and DAWN LANDES; Thu., Feb. 28 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Blue Cats (125 E. Jackson). 1-865-544-4300.

BENT SENSES; Sat., Dec. 1 in Whitesburg at The Summit City. www.summitcitylounge.com

MARK KNIGHT (of Gravy) with BENT SENSES and THE BENWAYS; Sat., Jan. 5 in Whitesburg at The Summit City. www.summitcitylounge.com

THE FERVOR (of Louisville); Thu., Jan. 24 in Whitesburg at The Summit City. www.summitcitylounge.com

ROBINELLA with JAY CLARK; Fri., Feb. 1 in Whitesburg at The Summit City. www.summitcitylounge.com

POOL OF FROGS (from Chicago); Sat., Feb. 9 in Whitesburg at The Summit City. www.summitcitylounge.com

KELLY RICHEY; Sat., Feb. 23 in Whitesburg at The Summit City. www.summitcitylounge.com

ROBIN TROWER; Tue., April 1 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND with THE BOTTLE ROCKETS; Fri., March 27 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

SEVEN MARY THREE; Fri., Dec. 21 in Lexington at A1A (367 East Main Street). 1-606-231-7263.

MICHELLE SHOCKED with OVER THE RHINE; Thu., Dec. 13 in Lexington at the Kentucky Theater. 1- 859-231-7924 after 4 p.m.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT; Mon., Feb. 11 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656-4444.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT; Tue., Feb. 12 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251-5505.

ANNE MURRY; Wed., March 12 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865- 656-4444.

B.B. KING; Sat., March 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656- 4444.

ETTA JAMES; Tue., April 8 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656- 4444.

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

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.

MICHELLE SHOCKED; Sat., Dec. 15 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, 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.

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

DINOSAUR JR.; Thu., Nov. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at The Valarium (1213 Western Avenue). 1-865-522- 2820.

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

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

DAVID ALLAN COE; Thu., Jan. 10 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.

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

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, in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). Ticket info not yet available.

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

LARRY SPARKS & THE LONESOME RAMBLERS; Thu., Dec. 6 in Whitesburg at Appalshop Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $15 adults/$5 students, on sale now. 633- 0108.

MARTINA McBRIDE; Sat., Jan. 19 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena. Tickets on sale Sat., Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. 1-513-421-4111 or www.ticketmaster.com

REBA McENTIRE with KELLY CLARKSON; Fri., Jan. 18 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

RIDERS IN THE SKY; Wed., Dec. 19 in Lexington at the Kentucky Theater. 1-859-231-7924 after 4 p.m.

TONY RICE & PETER ROWAN; Thu., Jan. 17 in Lexington at the Kentucky Theater. 1-859-231-7924 after 4 p.m.

GEORGE JONES; Thu., Jan. 31 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 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 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston CIvic Center (200 Civic Center Drive). 1- 304-345-7469 or www.ticketmaster.com

BRAD PAISLEY; Fri., Nov. 30 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston Civic Center (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.

GEORGE STRAIT with LITTLE BIG TOWN; Fri., Feb. 29 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 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.

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.

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. CHRIS BOTTI; Thu., Feb. 12 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865- 656-4444.

MICHAEL BUBLE; Fri., March 14 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800- 231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

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

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, 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, 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). 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, 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, in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251-5505.

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

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

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

GYPSY; Fri.-Sun., March 28- 30 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 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 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 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 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith Albee Theater (925 4th Ave.). 1- 304-696-6656 or www.ticketmaster.com

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

LITTLE WOMEN; Wed., April 23 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

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

SESAME STREET LIVE: READY FOR ACTION; Tue.-Wed., Jan. 15-16 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423-282- 1257.

DISNEY ON ICE: FINDING NEMO; Thu., Feb. 21 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston CIvic Center (200 Civic Center Drive). Tickets on sale Fri., Jan. 4 at 10 a.m. 1-304-345-7469 or www.ticketmaster.com

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. NORTH CAROLINA (men’s basketball); Sat., Dec. 1 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 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 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

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

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

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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