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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

JASON ISBELL with GRAYV; Sat., March 22 in Whitesburg at Summit City. Tickets go on sale Feb. 1. at The Summit City. www.summitcitylounge.com

THREE DAYS GRACE with BREAKING BENJAMIN; Wed., March 19 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or 1-606- 444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

KID ROCK with REVEREND RUN; Fri., March 14 in Bristol, Tenn., at Viking Hall. 1-423-764-0188.

TODD RUNDGREN; Sat., Jan. 19 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491-2444 or www.ticketmaster.com

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Sat., March 1 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1- 502-584-8088 or www.ticketweb.com

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Sun., March 16 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House. 1-606-431-2201.

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Sat., March 29 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1- 866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

JASON ISBELL; Mon., Feb. 11 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House. 1-606-431-2201.

JAMES BLUNT with SARA BAREILLES; Mon., March 3 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.) 1-828- 251-5505.

SONNY LANDRETH with TONY FURTADO; Fri., March 28 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House. 1-606-431-2201.

GLEN PHILLIPS; Sun., April 6 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House. 1-606-431-2201.

THREE DAYS GRACE with BREAKING BENJAMIN and SEETHER; Sat., March 8 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423-282-1257.

‘ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN’ performed by Gary Mullen & The Works; Wed., March 26 in Lexington at Lexington Opera House (401 W. Short St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

BLUE MAN GROUP; Sun., April 27 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (423 W. Vine St.). Tickets on sale Sat., March 1 at 10 a.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

BLUE MAN GROUP; Fri., April 25 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). Tickets on sale Sat., March 1 at 10 a.m. 1- 800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

BIG HEAD TODD AND THE MONSTERS; Tue., March 4 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1- 859-491-2444 or www.ticketmaster.com

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND; Thu., Feb. 21 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.) 1-828-251-5505.

MARTIN SEXTON; Wed., Jan. 23 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 South Gay St.). 1-865- 656-4444.

‘Legendary Rhythm & Blues Review’ featuring The Tommy Castro Band, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Magic Dick and Deanna Bogart; Tue., Jan. 22 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1- 866-468-7630.

LINKIN PARK with COHEED AND CABRIA; Tue., Feb. 25 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233- 3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

KID ROCK with REVEREND RUN; Thu., Feb. 14 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-304-696- 4400.

KID ROCK with REVEREND RUN; Fri., March 7 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson-Boling Arena. 1- 865-656-4444.

JOHN PRINE; Fri., Feb. 22 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th St.). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

INDIGO GIRLS; Fri., Feb. 8 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.) 1-828- 251-5505.

INDIGO GIRLS; Sun., Feb. 10 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 South Gay St.). 1-865-656-4444.

BUILT TO SPILL; Tue., March 11 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

BUILT TO SPILL; Thu., March 13 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 South Gay St.). 1-865- 656-4444.

TESLA; Sun., March 2 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

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

VAN HALEN; Wed., March 9 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena. 1-513- 421-4111 or www.ticketmaster.com

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

BAND OF HORSES; Sat., Jan. 26 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1-502-584- 8088 or www.ticketweb.com

JASON ISBELL with WILL HOGE and DAWN LANDES; Fri., Feb. 29 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall (1386 Lexington Road). 1- 502-584-8088 or www.ticketweb.com

BAND OF HORSES; Sun., Jan. 27 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House. 1-606-431-2201.

KELLER WILLIAMS; Thu., Jan. 17 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468- 7630.

MARC COHN with AMY CORRELA; Sat., Jan. 19 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE with EVERY TIME I DI, DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN and PARKWAY DRIVE; Mon., Jan. 21 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

MARTIN SEXTON; Wed., Jan. 23 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

LOTUS; Thu., Jan. 24 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

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

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E. STREET BAND; Mon., March 24 in Columbus, Ohio, at the Schottenstein Center. 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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

RICHARD THOMPSON’S 1000 YEARS OF POPULAR MUSIC; Sun., Jan. 20, in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1- 866-468-7630.

COUNTRY

& BLUEGRASS

MELVIN GOINS HOMECOMING CONCERT; Sat., Jan. 12 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1-888-622- 2787.

BLUE HIGHWAY with NEW FOUND ROAD; Sat., Jan. 16 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1-888-622- 2787.

DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVER; Sat., Feb. 16 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1-888-622-2787.

RALPH STANLEY & THE CLINCH MTN. BOYS; Fri., April 4 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1-888- 622-2787.

BILLY CURRINGTON; Sat., May 31 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1- 888-622-2787.

PAM TILLIS with DANIEL LEE MARTIN; Sat., May 31 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423-282-1257.

TRACE ADKINS; Sat., Feb. 23 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251- 5505 or www.ticketmaster.com

EARL THOMAS CONLEY; Sat., March 1 in Hazard in the Forum at Hal Rogers Center. More info not available.

GENE WATSON; Fri., March 28 in Hazard in the Forum at Hal Rogers Center. More info not available.

EMMYLOU HARRIS, PATTY GRIFFIN, SHAWN COLVIN & BUDDY MILLER; Sat., Jan. 12 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656- 4444.

EMMYLOU HARRIS, PATTY GRIFFIN, SHAWN COLVIN & BUDDY MILLER; Tue., Jan. 15 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood Rd.). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-828-251- 5505.

MARTINA McBRIDE; Sat., Jan. 19 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena. 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

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.

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

GEORGE STRAIT with LITTLE BIG TOWN; Fri., Feb. 29 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859-233- 3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

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

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

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

MACEO PARKER; Wed., Feb. 20 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-866-468-7630.

THE FIVE BROWNS; Thu., March 13 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656-4444.

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

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

MICHAEL BUBLÉ; Sat., March 15 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena. 1-513-421-4111 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.

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

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; Sat., March 15 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). Tickets on sale Fri., Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. www.ticketmaster.com or 1- 304-696-4400.

RON WHITE; Sat., March 8 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656- 4444.

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.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 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. LOUISVILLE (men’s basketball); Sat., Jan. 5 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY VS. VANDERBILT (men’s basketball); Sat., Jan. 12 in Lexington at Rupp Arena. 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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