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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

JACKSON BROWNE; Fri., March 14 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). Tickets on sale Fri., Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. 1-865-656-4444.

ROWDY FRYNDS TOUR featuring Hank Williams Jr. and Lynyrd Skynyrd; Sat., April 5 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena. 1-513- 421-4111 or www.ticketmaster.com

ROWDY FRYNDS TOUR featuring Hank Williams Jr. and Lynyrd Skynyrd; Sat., May 10 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson-Boling Arena (1600 Phillip Fulmer Way). 1- 877-995-9961.

ROWDY FRYNDS TOUR featuring Hank Williams Jr. and Lynyrd Skynyrd; Fri., May 30 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (423 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

RUSH; Mon., June 30 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. Ticket info not yet available. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS with STEVE WINWOOD; Thu., July 3 in Noblesville, Ind., near Indianapolis, at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (12880 E 146th). Tickets expected to go on sale Mon., Feb. 4. 1-317-776-8181 or www.ticketmaster.com

TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS with STEVE WINWOOD; Tue., July 8 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. Tickets expected to go on sale Mon., Feb. 4. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS with STEVE WINWOOD; Fri., July 11 in Charlotte, N.C., at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Tickets expected to go on sale Mon., Feb. 4. 1-704-549-1292 or www.ticketmaster.com

ETTA JAMES & THE ROOTS BAND; Wed., April 9 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656-4444.

ROBERT PLANT & ALISON KRAUSS featuring T-BONE BURNETT; Sun., April 20 in Louisville at the Palace Theatre (625 S. Fourth Street). 1-502-583-4555 or www.ticketmaster.com

ROBERT PLANT & ALISON KRAUSS featuring T-BONE BURNETT; Tue., April 22 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Knoxville Civic Coliseum (500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.). 1-865-656-4444.

THE FELICE BROTHERS; Mon., March 3 in Whitesburg at Summit City. www.summitcitylounge.com

KID ROCK with DICKEY BETTS & GREAT SOUTHERN and REVEREND RUN; Fri., March 14 in Bristol, Tenn., at Viking Hall. 1-423- 764-0188.

KANSAS (‘Point of Know Return’ 30th anniversary tour); Sat., April 19 in Pikeville at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. Information not yet available.

STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS with JOHN VANDERSLICE; Sun., March 23 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House (24 E. Third St.). 1- 859-431-2201.

SONNY LANDRETH with TONY FURTADO; Fri., March 28 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House (24 E. Third St.). 1-859-431-2201.

AVETT BROTHERS; Fri., May 16 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House (24 E. Third St.). 1-859-431- 2201.

TOM JONES; Sun., March 9 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656- 4444.

AMERICA; Fri., March 28 in Charleston, W.Va., at the 1,883-seat Maier Foundation Performance Hall in the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences (One Clay Square). 1- 304-561-3570 or www.theclaycenter.org

BRITISH SEA POWER; Fri., March 28 in Louisville at Phoenix Hill Tavern (644 Baxter Ave.) 1-502-589- 4957.

KID ROCK with DICKEY BETTS & GREAT SOUTHERN and 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 DICKEY BETTS & GREAT SOUTHERN and REVEREND RUN; Fri., March 7 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Thompson-Boling Arena (1600 Phillip Fulmer Way). 1- 877-995-9961.

KID ROCK with DICKEY BETTS & GREAT SOUTHERN and REVEREND RUN; Sat., March 15 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

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

MEGADETH; Sat., April 19 in Louisville at Louisville Gardens (525 W. Muhammed Ali Blvd.). 1-502-574- 0086 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE JONAS BROTHERS; Sun., Feb. 24 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

SALIVA with DROWNING POOL and DEEPFIELD; Thu., Feb. 7 in Knoxville, Tenn., at The Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-877-995-9961.

YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND; Fri., Feb. 15 in Knoxville, Tenn., at The Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-877-995-9961.

BLACK MOUNTAIN; Sat., Feb. 16 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall. 1-828-232-5800.

JONATHAN RICHMAN; Fri., Feb. 29 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall. 1-828- 232-5800.

BLITZEN TRAPPER with FLEET FOXES; Sat., March 22 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall. 1-828-232-5800.

LIFEHOUSE; Thu., April 10 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

LIFEHOUSE; Fri., April 11 in Knoxville, Tenn., at The Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-877-995-9961.

JASON ISBELL & THE 400 UNITS with GRAYV; Sat., March 22 in Whitesburg at Summit City. Tickets go on sale Fri., Feb. 1 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

THE TEMPTATIONS REVIEW featuring Dennis Edwards; Sat., March 15 in Rising Sun, Ind., at Grand Victoria Casino. www.ticketmaster.com

TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS; Sat., April 26 in Rising Sun, Ind., at Grand Victoria Casino. www.ticketmaster.com

CLUTCH; Wed., March 19 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.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

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

BLACK MOUNTAIN; Fri., March 7 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. 1-859-431-2201.

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. 1-859-431-2201.

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. 1-859-431-2201.

GLEN PHILLIPS; Sun., April 6 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House. 1-859-431-2201.

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.

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

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

BUILT TO SPILL with MEAT PUPPETS; 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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

COUNTRY

& BLUEGRASS

LORETTA LYNN; Sat., March 29 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1- 606-433-1793 or 1-606-444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

13th ANNUAL BLUEGRASS FIRST CLASS featuring Doc Watson with Tony Rice, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, IIIrd Tyme Out, J.D. Crowe & The New South and many others; Fri.-Sat.-Sun., Feb. 22-23-24 in Asheville, N.C., at the Crowne Plaza Resort. For ticket orders and additional information, call Milton Harkey at 1- 828-275-8650 or visit www.bluegrassfirstclass.net. For hotel reservations, call 1-800-733-3211.

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

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.

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.

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

MACEO PARKER; Sun., Feb. 10 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). 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.

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

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; Thu.-Fri.-Sat.-Sun., April 24-25-26- 27 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). Tickets on sale to general public on Fri., Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. Pre-sale is underway now. 1-606-433-1793 or 1-606-444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

KENTUCKY WILDCATS MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. ALABAMA; Sat., Feb. 9 at 9 p.m. 1- 859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

KENTUCKY WILDCATS MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. GEORGIA; Tue., Feb. 19 at 1 p.m. Tickets on sale, Wed., Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

KENTUCKY WILDCATS MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. ARKANSAS; Sat., Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets on sale, Wed., Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

KENTUCKY WILDCATS MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. OLE MISS; Wed., Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets on sale, Wed., Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

KENTUCKY WILDCATS MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. FLORIDA; Sun., March 9 at 12 p.m. Tickets on sale, Wed., Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

DISNEY’S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: STAGE TOUR; Tue.- Sun., March 11-16 in Louisville at Whitney Hall in the Kentucky Center for the Arts (501 W. Main Street). 1- 502-584-7777 or www.ticketmaster.com

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

DISNEY ON ICE: FINDING NEMO; Thu., Feb. 21 in Charleston, W.Va., at Charleston CIvic Center (200 Civic Center Drive). 1-304-345-7469 or www.ticketmaster.com

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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