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Entertainment




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

SLIPNOT with COHEED & CAMBRIA and TRIVIUM; Sat., Feb. 14 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Sat., Dec. 6. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

JOHN PRINE; Fri., Feb. 20 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). Ticket sales begin Fri., Dec. 5. 1-865-684-1200.

BRETT DENNEN; Tue., Feb. 2 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

COWBOY JUNKIES; Sun., Feb. 8 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468- 7630 or www.ticketweb.com

UMPHREY’S McGEE; Sat., Feb. 21 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). Ticket sales begin Fri., Dec. 5. 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Thu., Jan. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865- 656-4444.

NICK STUMP TRIO; Sat., Nov. 29 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

THE STEEPWATER BAND; Tue., Dec. 9 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

TIM LEE 3; Sat., Dec. 6 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

DALLAS ALICE; Sat., Dec. 13 in Whitesburg at Summit City (214 Main St.). For tickets, call 633-2715 or visit www.summitcitylounge.com

LYNYRD SKYNYRD & TRACE ADKINS NEW YEAR’S SPECIAL; Wed., Dec. 31 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). Tickets, $77 and $148, on sale now. 1-606-433-1793 or 1-606-444- 5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

WARREN HAYNES X-MAS JAM FRIDAY NIGHT featuring The Allman Brothers Band, The Del McCoury Band, The Derek Trucks Band, and others; Fri., Dec. 12 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251- 5505 or www.ticketmaster.com

WARREN HAYNES X-MAS JAM SATURDAY NIGHT featuring Coheed & Cambria, Steve Earle, Gov’t Mule, Johnny Winter and others; Sat., Dec. 13 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251-5505 or www.ticketmaster.com

KINGS OF LEON; Tue., Jan. 20 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

BRYAN ADAMS (acoustic); Thu., Jan. 15 in Lexington at Lexington Opera House (401 W. Short St.). 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

B.B. KING; Sun., Feb. 15 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). Ticket sales begin Fri., Feb. 14 at noon. 1-502-583- 4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS; Fri.- Sat., Jan. 30-31 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA; Thu., Feb. 12 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1- 866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

CITIZEN COPE; Fri., Feb. 27 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468-7630 or www.ticketweb.com

BRYAN ADAMS (acoustic); Mon., Jan. 12 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1- 865-522-0832.

CITIZEN COPE; Wed., Feb. 4 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Valarium (1213 Western Ave.). 1-865-656-4444.

AVETT BROTHERS; Dec. 26-27- 28 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave). 1-866-468- 7630 or www.ticketweb.com

SMOKEY ROBINSON; Fri., Dec. 5 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino-Hotel. 1-502-361- 3100.

MICHAEL McDONALD; Thu., Dec. 11 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino-Hotel. 1-502-361-3100.

JOHN HIATT with LYLE LOVETT; Thu., Feb. 19 in Cincinnati at Aronoff Center for the Arts. 1-513- 621-2787.

WIDESPREAD PANIC; Fri.-Sat., Nov. 28-29 in Asheville, N.C., at Asheville Civic Center (87 Haywood Rd.). 1-828-251-5505 or www.ticketmaster.com

MARC BROUSSARD; Thu., Dec. 11 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522- 0832.

HAYES CARLL; Tue., Dec. 9 in Louisville at Phoenix Hill Tavern (644 Baxter Ave.). 1-502-589-4957.

3 DOORS DOWN; Wed., Dec. 10 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). 1-513-421-4111 or www.ticketmaster.com

AC/DC; Sun., Jan. 11 in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). 1- 513-421-4111 or www.ticketmaster.com

DAVID BYRNE; Sun., Dec. 7 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684-1200.

LOCAL H; Fri., Nov. 28 in Covington, Ky., at the Mad Hatter (620 Scott St.). 1-859-291-2233.

MARCIA BALL; Thu., Dec. 11 in Covington, Ky., at Madison Theater. 1- 859-491-2444 or www.ticketmaster.com

MANCHESTER ORCHESTRA with DEAD CONFEDERATE; Sun., Nov. 30 in Newport, Ky., at the Southgate House (24 E. Third St.). 1- 859-431-2201.

YES; Fri., Nov. 28 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th St.). 1-513- 721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

YES; Tue., Dec. 9 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

DONNA THE BUFFALO; Tue.- Wed., Dec. 30-31 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1-828-299-9532.

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW with JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE; Fri., Dec. 5 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1- 865-684-1200.

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW with JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE; Thu., Dec. 4 in Asheville, N.C., at The Orange Peel (101 Biltmore Ave.). 1- 828-299-9532 or www.theorangepeel.net

THE CHEETAH GIRLS; Sat., Nov. 29 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

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

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

COUNTRY

& BLUEGRASS

BOWFIRE; Wed., Dec. 3 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). 1-865-684-1200

RASCAL FLATTS; Fri., Jan. 30 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

TONY RICE & MOUNTAIN HEART; Fri., Jan. 16 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865-522-0832.

TRACE ADKINS with CRAIG MORGAN and 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.

WILLIE NELSON; Fri., Dec. 5 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433- 1793 or 1-606-444-5500 or www.ticketmaster.com

JAZZ, CLASSICAL, ETC.

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA; Fri., Dec. 19 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

GEORGE WINSTON; Sat., March 14 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Bijou Theatre (803 S. Gay St.). 1-865- 522-0832.

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

LILY TOMLIN; Thu., April 2 in Knoxville, Tenn., at the Tennessee Theatre (604 S. Gay). Ticket sales begin Fri., Dec. 5. 1-865-684-1200.

JEFF DUNHAM; Sun., Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

JEFF DUNHAM; Sat., May 16 in Huntington, W.Va., at Big Sandy Superstore Arena (1 Civic Center Plaza). www.ticketmaster.com or 1- 304-696-4400.

BILL COSBY; Fri., Jan. 16 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino-Hotel. 1-502-361- 3100 or www.ticketmaster.com

JERRY SEINFELD; Fri., Feb. 20 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

A PRARIE HOME COMPANION WITH BARRISON KEILLOR; Sat., Jan. 17 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace (625 Fourth Ave.). 1-502-583-4555 ext. 221 or www.ticketmaster.com

CHEECH & CHONG; Thu., Jan. 29 in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre (317 E. 5th Street). 1-513-721-8883 or www.ticketmaster.com

CHEECH & CHONG; Thu., Feb. 5 in Elizabeth, Ind., near Louisville, at Horseshoe Casino-Hotel. 1-502-361-3100.

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR STARRING THE ROCKETTES; Fri., Nov. 28 through Sun., Nov. 30 at in Cincinnati at U.S. Bank Arena (100 Broadway). 1-513-421-4111 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

UK MEN’S BASKEBALL VS. MIAMI; Sat., Dec. 6 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1- 859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKEBALL VS. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE; Sun., Dec. 7 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). 1-859- 233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKEBALL VS. INDIANA; Sat., Dec. 13 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Wed., Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. 1- 859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. TENNESSEE ST; Mon., Dec. 22 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Wed., Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. FLORIDA ATLANTIC; Sat., Dec. 27 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Wed., Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. CENTRAL MICHIGAN; Mon., Dec. 29 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Wed., Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. VANDERBILT; Sat., Jan. 10 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Wed., Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. AUBURN; Wed., Jan. 21 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Wed., Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. 1- 859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. SOUTH CAROLINA; Sat., Jan. 31 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. MISSISSIPPI ST.; Tue., Feb. 3 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. FLORIDA; Tue., Feb. 10 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. TENNESSEE; Sat., Feb. 21 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. LSU; Sat., Feb. 28 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. 1- 859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

UK MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. GEORGIA; Sat., March 4 in Lexington at Rupp Arena (430 W. Vine St.). Ticket sales begin Thu., Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. 1-859-233-3535 or www.ticketmaster.com

TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS VS. KENTUCKY WILDCATS; Sat., Nov. 29 in Knoxville, Tenn., at Neyland Stadium. www.ticketmaster.com

MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALS; Fri.-Sat., Jan. 30-31 in Pikeville at Eastern Kentucky Expo Center (126 Main Street). 1-606-433-1793 or www.ticketmaster.com


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