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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20
Jake Ousley Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $7, 8 p.m. The Nashville singer/songwriter will be celebrating his new CD release. Matt Wright opens.
Open Mic Night Al’s Bar 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m.
Electric Jam Henry Clay Pub, 112 N. Upper St, 8 p.m., free, all ages. Weekly open-mic style jam sessions presented by the Lexington Funk Cooperative.
Art Mize and Bruce Lewis Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 7 p.m., free.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Adam Arcuragi Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Ave. 10 p.m., 18+. Arcuragi is often credited with being a pioneer of a genre known as “Death Gospel,” which combines elements of outlaw country, folk and gospel. With local support from The Fabled Canelands Dave Cave (Viva Viva).
Grits & Soul Band Al’s Bar 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m., $5. This Asheville-based duo with Kentucky roots has been described as “roots country, honky tonk stomp, a little Memphis Soul and some throwback rock and roll for good measure.” They’ll follow up their early evening Red Barn Radio appearance with a gig at Al’s.
Municipal Waste and Napalm Death Buster’s, 899 Manchester St., $12-15, 18+, 8 p.m.
Grits & Soul Artsplace, 161 N. Mill St, $8, all ages, 7 p.m. Each week, Rad Barn radio showcases bluegrass and old-time musicians in a live radio taping open to the public.
Patrick McNeese Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, $7, 9 p.m. From the venue website: “Lexington based singer-songwriter Patrick McNeese possesses a unique musical energy that combines an edgy, percussive guitar style with an original and introspective approach to lyrical storytelling . The result in an evocative and highly listenable style of Americana styled jazz.”
Domino Parlay Social, 257 W. Short St, 9:30 p.m. Rock/soul
Gabe Hensley’s Thanksgiving Eve Jam Willie’s Locally Known, 805 N. Broadway, 7 p.m., free. Featuring Gabe Hensley of The Other Brothers.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22
Sundown Service Green Lantern, 497 W. Third St., 21+.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23
Ben Lacy Georgia’s Kitchen Cafe, 131 Cheapside St. Local restaurant featuring live music each Friday night. This week’s installment features local guitar virtuoso Ben Lacy.
Oh My Me; Cross Al’s Bar, 601 North Limestone Street, 9 p.m., $5.