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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

HACKENSAW BOYS; Thu., Aug. 7 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715 or www.summitcitylounge.com

MITCH BARRETT; Wed., July 30 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715 or www.summitcitylounge.com

TIM LEE 3; Sat., Aug. 9 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

GOOD SOULS; Fri., Aug. 15 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

CHRIS KNIGHT; Tue., Sept. 9 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

MICHELLE MALONE; Thu., Sept. 25 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715 or www.summitcitylounge.com

CHICAGO; Fri.-Sat., Sept. 12-13, in Belterra, Ind., at Belterra Casino and Resort. www.ticketmaster.com

KOOL & THE GANG; Fri.-Sat., Sept. 19-20, in Belterra, Ind., at Belterra Casino and Resort. www.ticketmaster.com

JOE BONAMASSA; Mon., Aug. 18 in Kettering, Ohio (near Cincinnati) at Fraze Pavilion (695 Lincoln Park Rd). 1-937-296-3300 or www.ticketmaster.com

SMASHING PUMPKINS; Tue., Aug. 12 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1- 502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

SMASHING PUMPKINS; Wed., Aug. 13 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656-4444.

GAVIN DeGRAW; Wed., Aug. 27 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865- 656-4444.

LOS LONELY BOYS; Wed., Sept. 17 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522- 0832.

JOAN OSBORNE; Sat., Oct. 4 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

IRON & WINE; Thu., Nov. 20 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

IRON & WINE; Fri., Nov. 21 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Aug. 1. 1-865-522-0832.

ALANIS MORISSETTE; Wed., Oct. 1 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

AVETT BROTHERS; Sat., Sept. 27 in Louisville at Coyotes at City Block ( W. Liberty St.). 1-502-589- 3866 or www.ticketmaster.com

ALANIS MORISSETTE; Tue., Oct. 14 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502- 583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

O.A.R.; Wed., Sept. 17 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

BUCKETHEAD; Sun., Sept. 28 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House (24 E. Third St.). 1-859-431-2201.

CHRIS HILLMAN & HERB PEDERSEN; Thu., Oct. 9 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House (24 E. Third St.). 1-859-431-2201.

CHRIS ISAAK; Wed., Sept. 3 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865-656- 4444.

HACKENSAW BOYS with CHRIS KNIGHT; Thu., Sept. 4 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE; Mon., Sept. 8 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1- 866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

BLACK KEYS; Wed., Sept. 24 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865-522-2820.

CLUTCH; Tue., Sept. 30 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE; Tue., Sept. 9 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1- 866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

OF MONTREAL; Wed., Oct. 8 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

BILLY BRAGG; Sun., Nov. 2 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

THE KOOKS; Sun., Oct. 12 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

CONOR OBERST & THE MYSTIC VALLEY BAND; Mon., Sept. 22 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865- 522-0832.

O.A.R.; Thu., Sept. 18 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. 1-865-215-8999.

BOB DYLAN; Fri., Aug. 22 in Cincinnati National City Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232- 6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

SEVENDUST; Sat., Aug. 2 in Cincinnati National City Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232- 6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

ROBERT POLLARD; Thu., Sept. 25 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House (24 E. Third St.). 1-859-431-2201.

BOB DYLAN; Sat., Aug. 23 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Caesar’s Indiana (11999 Avenue of the Emperors). 1-888-ROMAN-4-U or www.ticketmaster.com

BLACK KEYS; Fri., Oct. 3 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

KID ROCK with LYNYRD SKYNYRD; Thu., Aug. 14 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

JOHN COWAN BAND; Sat., Aug. 9 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall. 1-828-232-5800.

CHRIS KNIGHT; Wed., Sept. 10 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall. 1-828-232-5800.

SILVER JEWS; Fri., Sept. 12 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall. 1-828-232-5800.

BLUE MOUNTAIN; Fri., Sept. 19 in Asheville, N.C., at the Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall. 1-828-232-5800.

THE MARS VOLTA; Tue., Sept. 23 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828- 251-5505 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE BLACK KEYS; Tue., Oct. 7 in Louisville at Coyotes at City Block ( W. Liberty St.). 1-502-589-3866 or www.ticketmaster.com

TED NUGENT; Wed., Aug. 6 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE BLACK KEYS; Fri., Oct. 10 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491-2444 or www.ticketmaster.com

3 DOORS DOWN with HINDER and FINGER ELEVEN; Wed., Sept. 10 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606- 433-1793 or 1-606-444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

MARK KNIGHT; Sat., Aug. 2 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

ENGLEBERT HUMPERDINK; Wed., Oct. 1 in Ashland, Ky., at Paramount Arts Center (1300 Winchester Ave.). 1-606-324-3175.

MY MORNING JACKET; Sat., Aug. 16 in Louisville on The Great Lawn at Louisville Waterfront Park. 1- 502-361-3100 or www.ticketmaster.com

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW; Sat., Oct. 11 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

BON IVER; Sun., Aug. 10 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Pilot Light (106 W. Jackson Ave.). 1-865-524- 8188.

LITTLE RIVER & DR. HOOK; Fri., Aug. 1 in Kettering, Ohio (near Cincinnati) at Fraze Pavilion (695 Lincoln Park Rd). 1-937-296-3300 or www.ticketmaster.com

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS; Sat., Aug. 16 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Caesar’s Indiana (11999 Avenue of the Emperors). 1-888- ROMAN-4-U or www.ticketmaster.com

BONNIE RAITT; Fri., Aug. 15 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisvillle at Caesar’s Indiana (11999 Avenue of the Emperors). Must be 21 and over to attend. 1-888-ROMAN-4-U or www.ticketmaster

GEORGE THOROGOOD; Fri., Aug. 22 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisvillle at Caesar’s Indiana (11999 Avenue of the Emperors). Must be 21 and over to attend. 1-888-ROMAN-4-U or www.ticketmaster

BACKSTREET BOYS; Sat., Aug. 9 in Kettering, Ohio (near Cincinnati) at Fraze Pavilion (695 Lincoln Park Rd). 1-937-296-3300 or www.ticketmaster.com

MOTLEY CRUE with BUCKCHERRY, PAPA ROACH, SIXX:A.M. and TRAPT; Tue., Aug. 19 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE BLACK CROWES; Wed., Aug. 6 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1-859-491-2444 or www.ticketmaster.com

PETER FRAMPTON; Wed., Aug. 6 in Cincinnati National City Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232- 6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS; Mon., Aug. 11 in Cincinnati National City Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

O.A.R.; Tue., Aug. 12 in Cincinnati National City Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS and BUDDY GUY; Wed., Aug. 20 in Cincinnati National City Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

HUMAN LEAGUE with ABC, BELINDA CARLISLE, NAKED EYES and A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS; Mon., Aug. 25 in Cincinnati National City Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232- 6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

BROOKS & DUNN with ZZ TOP and RODNEY ADKINS; Thu., Aug. 14 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

DAVE STEWART; Thu., Aug. 28 in Kettering, Ohio (near Cincinnati) at Fraze Pavilion (695 Lincoln Park Rd). 1-937-296-3300 or www.ticketmaster.com

NINE INCH NAILS; Tue., Aug. 12 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Knoxville Civic Coliseum. 1-865-215-8999.

NINE INCH NAILS; Sun., Aug. 31 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

LINKIN PARK, CHRIS CORNELL, THE BRAVERY, HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS and others; Fri., Aug. 15 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232- 6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

COUNTING CROWS with MAROON 5 and AUGUSTANA; Sat., Aug. 30 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

JOURNEY with HEART and CHEAP TRICK; Sun., Sept. 7 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND with THE VILLAGE PEOPLE; Sat., Aug. 2 in Asheville, N.C., at Biltmore Estate. 1-800-411-3812 or www.biltmore.com.

GLADYS KNIGHT; Thu., Aug. 7 in Asheville, N.C., at Biltmore Estate. 1-800-411-3812 or www.biltmore.com.

B.B. KING; Fri., Aug. 8 in Asheville, N.C., at Biltmore Estate. 1-800-411-3812 or www.biltmore.com.

REO SPEEDWAGON; Sat., Aug. 9 in Asheville, N.C., at Biltmore Estate. 1-800-411-3812 or www.biltmore.com.

BEACH BOYS; Fri., Aug. 15 in Asheville, N.C., at Biltmore Estate. 1- 800-411-3812 or www.biltmore.com.

ROD STEWART with BRYAN ADAMS; Fri., Aug. 8 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232- 6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

VANS WARPED TOUR; Wed., July 30 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

POISON with DOKKEN and SEBASTIAN BACH; Sat., Aug. 16 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND with TIM REYNOLDS & TR3; Tue., Aug. 5 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND with WILLIE NELSON; Fri., Aug. 1 in Louisville at Louisville Slugger Field (401 E. Main St.). 1-502-212-2287 or www.ticketmaster.com

COUNTRY

& BLUEGRASS

SELDOM SCENE; Sat., Sept. 20 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

HALFWAY TO HAZARD; Fri., Oct. 24 in Belterra, Ind., at Belterra Casino and Resort. www.ticketmaster.com

DOLLY PARTON; Sat., Oct. 25 in Richmond, Ky., at EKU Brock Auditorium. www.ticketmaster.com

CARLENE CARTER; Sun., Aug. 17 in Bristol, Tenn., at Paramount Theater (518 State Street). 1-423-274- 8920.

TOBY KEITH with MONTGOMERY GENTRY; Fri., Sept. 12 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE BELLAMY BROTHERS; Sat., July 26 in Hazard at The Forum at Hal Rogers Center. Tickets available in Whitesburg at Hometown Music or by calling 1-606-216-5787.

RONNIE MILSAP; Sat., Oct. 4 in Hazard at The Forum at Hal Rogers Center. 1-606-216-5787.

SUGARLAND with KELLIE PICKLER and ASHTON SHEPHERD; Sat., Sept. 13 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251-5505 or www.ticketmaster.com

SUGARLAND with KELLIE PICKLER and ASHTON SHEPHERD; Sat., Oct. 25 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

PATTY LOVELESS; Sun., Nov. 2 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1-888- 622-2787.

MERLE HAGGARD; Fri., Aug. 15 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606- 433-1793 or 1-606-444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

HACKINSAW BOYS; Thu., Aug. 7 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715 or www.summitcitylounge.com

TOMMY WEBB BAND; Thu., Sept. 4 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). 633-2715.

MERLE HAGGARD; Thu., Aug. 7 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865- 656-4444.

BLUE HIGHWAY; Thu., Oct. 9 in Whitesburg at Appalshop Theater for WMMT’s Bluegrass Express Live. 633-0108.

DAVID ALLAN COE; Sat., Oct. 25 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center (50 Hal Rogers Drive). 1-888- 622-2787.

TRACE ADKINS; Sun., Aug. 24 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Phillips Lane). 1-800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

VINCE GILL; Tue., Sept. 23 in Ashland, Ky., at Paramount Arts Center (1300 Winchester Ave.). 1-606-324- 3175.

CONFEDERATE RAILROAD with MARK FARNER; Sun., Aug. 17 in Johnson City, Tenn., at Freedom Hall Civic Center. 1-423-282-1257.

BRAD PAISLEY with JEWEL, CHUCK WICKS and JULIANNE HOUGH; Sat., Aug. 16 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Philips Lane). 1- 800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

BROOKS & DUNN with ZZ TOP; Thu., Aug. 14 in Louisville at Freedom Hall (937 Philips Lane). 1- 800-231-8085 or www.ticketmaster.com

RICKY SKAGGS; Mon., Sept. 29 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433- 1793 or 1-606-444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

KENNY ROGERS with SAVANNAH BLACK; Tue., Aug. 19 in Kettering, Ohio (near Cincinnati) at Fraze Pavilion (695 Lincoln Park Rd). 1-937-296-3300 or www.ticketmaster.com

RASCAL FLATTS; Sun., Aug. 24 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232-6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

TRAVIS TRITT; Sat., July 26 in downtown Asheville, N.C., for the 30th annual Bele Chere Festival. Time and location of show to be announced.

GARY ALLAN with JAMES OTTO; Thu., Aug. 7 in Kettering, Ohio (near Cincinnati) at Fraze Pavilion (695 Lincoln Park Rd). Ticket sales begin Sat., Aug. 26 at 10 a.m. 1-937-296-3300 or www.ticketmaster.com

LORETTA LYNN; Fri., Nov. 14 in Ashland, Ky., at Paramount Arts Center (1300 Winchester Ave.). 1-606-324- 3175.

MERLE HAGGARD; Thu., Aug. 7 in Cincinnati National City Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. 1-513-232- 6220 or www.ticketmaster.com

JOHN BERRY; Sat., Nov. 8 in Ashland, Ky., at Paramount Arts Center (1300 Winchester Ave.). 1-606-324- 3175.

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER; Wed., Nov. 26 for two shows, 5 and 9 p.m., in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Aug. 1 at noon. 1- 502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

MOSCOW BALLET’S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER; Wed., Dec. 10 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or 1-606-444- 5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

THE GALA OF INTERNATIONAL BALLET STARS; Aug. 9 in Cincinnati at The Aronoff Center for the Arts (650 Walnut Street). 1-513- 621-2787.

MOSCOW BALLET’S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER; Fri., Dec. 5 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). Tickets, $45.00 and $68.00, on sale now. 1-828-251-5505 or www.ticketmaster.com

STAGE & COMEDY

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR STARRING THE ROCKETTES; Fri., Nov. 28 through Sun., Nov. 30 at in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). Ticket sales begin Mon., Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. 1- 513-421-4111 or www.ticketmaster.com

CARLOS MENCIA; Thu., Sept. 4 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Tennessee Theatre (604 South Gay Street). 1-865- 656-4444.

CARLOS MENCIA; Wed., Nov. 12 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

CARLOS MENCIA; Sun., Nov. 23 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502- 583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

JIM GAFFIGAN: THE SEXY TOUR; Fri., Dec. 12 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

OTHER

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: SALTIMBANCO; Sat., Oct. 11 in Highland Heights, Ky., near Cincinnati, at Bank of Kentucky Center. www.ticketmaster.com

AMERICAN IDOLS LIVE TOUR 2008; Sat., Aug. 16 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

DISNEY LIVE! WINNIE THE POOH; Fri., Sept. 19 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1-304-696- 4400.


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