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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

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

DAVID BYRNE; Sun., Sept. 21 in Asheville, N.C., at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood St.). 1-828- 259-5741.

DAVID BYRNE; Tue., Oct. 21 in Louisville at Louisville Palace Theatre. Ticket sales begin Fri., Aug. 15 at noon. 1-583-4555 ext.221 or www.ticketmaster.com

HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS; Wed., Aug. 20 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall. 1-502-584-8088 or www.ticketmaster.com

TOADIES; Sun., Oct. 12 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall. 1- 502-584-8088 or www.ticketmaster.com

HENRY ROLLINS; Wed., Nov. 5 in Louisville at Headliners Music Hall. 1-502-584-8088 or www.ticketmaster.com

JONNY LANG; Sat., Sept. 20 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Caesars Indiana (11999 Casino Center Drive SE). 1-888-ROMAN-4-U or www.ticketmaster.com

RICK SPRINGFIELD; Fri., Sept. 26 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Caesars Indiana (11999 Casino Center Drive SE). 1-888-ROMAN-4-U or www.ticketmaster.com

RYAN ADAMS & THE CARDINALS; Fri., Oct. 3 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th St.). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

ZZ TOP; Sat., Oct. 4 in Huntington, W.Va., at Keith Albee Theatre (925 4th Ave.). 1-304-696-6656 or www.ticketmaster.com

X-FEST 2008 featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Shadows Fall, Pop Evil, Egypt Central, Another Black Day and Midnight to Twelve; Sat., Sept. 6 in Huntington, W.Va., at Harris Riverfront Park. Tickets, $30 advance/ $45 day of show, on sale now. Gates open at 1 p.m. 1-304-696-4400 or www.ticketmaster.com

DAVID LINDLEY with CHUCK LEAVELL, JOHN HAMMOND, MINDY SMITH and others; Sun., Aug. 24 in Charleston, W.Va., for Mountain Stage Live at Cultural Center Theater. 1-800-594-TIXX.

PETER FRAMPTON; Wed., Oct. 22 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). Ticket sales begin Fri., Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. 1- 865-684-1200.

GWAR; Mon., Aug. 6 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Aut. 15 at noon. 1-828-299-9532 or www.theorangepeel.net

DONOVAN FRANKENREITER; Sat., Oct. 11 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Aut. 15 at noon. 1-828- 299-9532 or www.theorangepeel.net

GALACTIC; Wed., Oct. 22 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Aut. 15 at noon. 1-828-299-9532 or www.theorangepeel.net

GUY CLARK; Sun., Oct. 26 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

DEERHUNTER with TIMES NEW VIKING; Sat., Nov. 1 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Aut. 15 at noon. 1-828-299-9532 or www.theorangepeel.net

RICHIE HAVENS; Sat., Dec. 6 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

SHEENA EASTON w/THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Sept. 27 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

ARLO GUTHRIE w/THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Nov. 1 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). Ticket sales begin Tue., Sept. 2 at noon. 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

AIR SUPPLY w/THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Jan. 31, 2009, in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). Ticket sales begin Tue., Sept. 2 at noon. 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

JACK JONES w/THE LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA; Sat., Feb. 14, 2009, in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). Ticket sales begin Tue., Sept. 2 at noon. 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

POINTER SISTERS; Sat., March 14, 2009, in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). Ticket sales begin Tue., Sept. 2 at noon. 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

ALL THAT REMAINS; Sat., Sept. 13 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

BRAND NEW; Sat., Sept. 27 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

RELIENT K; Thu., Oct. 9 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

TOADIES; Sat., Oct. 11 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

AGAINST ME!; Tue., Oct. 14 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

TV ON THE RADIO; Sat., Oct. 18 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

ANBERLIN; Wed., Oct. 22 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

ALL TIME LOW; Wed., Nov. 19 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

COBRA STARSHIP; Sat., Nov. 22 in Cincinnati at Bogarts (2621 Vine St.). 1-513-872-8801 or www.ticketmaster.com

AVETT BROTHERS; Thu.-Fri., Nov. 6 & 7 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865- 522-0832.

RAY LaMONTAGNE; Fri., Oct. 17 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522- 0832.

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; 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.). 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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; 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

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

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

COUNTRY

& BLUEGRASS

TRACE ADKINS with JASON MICHAEL CARROLL; Fri., Dec. 12 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1- 304-696-4400.

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

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

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

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

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

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.). 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

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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