Wick’s Picks: Live Menu August 5-11

Food and music collaborations, a Monday night dive bar hootenanny and raw, unadulterated funk invade this week’s live menu led by shows from Pearl Charles, Johnny Conqueroo, Magnolia Boulevard, Freekbass, The Wooks and others.

Warren Byrom gets Native

According to Warren Byrom, “You’ve got to change the world before the world starts changing you.” Byrom hopes to change the world with his latest record “Heavy Makes You Happy”, out August 13 and produced in partnership with Duane Lundy at Shangri-La Studios.

Banjo-picking Wooks hit Green Lantern on Thursday

Thursday night local bluegrass quintet The Wooks will bring their home-brewed blend of mountain music to The Green Lantern — the group’s first visit to the bar that’s been a mainstay in Lexington for over 60 years.