Lexington musicians gather to pay tribute to Aretha Franklin (Photos)

View photos from a diverse group of Lexington musicians gathering to pay their tributes to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin.

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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.

Wick’s Picks: Live Menu July 8-14

Local festivals and concert series highlight this week’s live menu, led by Dennis Quaid & The Sharks, The Baja Yetis, Lissy Taylor and Banditos.

The Wooks clean up at Lexington Music Awards

The Wooks walked away big winners at the third annual Lexington Community Awards on Sunday night, picking up victories for Song of the Year for the number “County Girl” and Album of the Year for their debut record ‘Little Circles.’ The Wooks also won the award for best country artist, leaving them with three trophies to lead the pack of all nominees.

Lexington awards eclectic music scene

With award season in full swing, Lexington will be rolling out the red carpet on Jan. 29 to honor members of its thriving music scene during the third annual Lexington Music Awards held at the Lyric Theatre.

First Moonshiner’s Presents begins Friday night with Dawg Yawp

One of the world’s oldest instruments, the sitar, will combine sounds with a mix of electronica, guitar, and soothing vocals in a pairing that transcends time and space as Cincinnati’s Dawg Yawp takes center stage at Willie’s Locally Known in Lexington on Friday night for the first installment of a new monthly music series dubbed “Moonshiner’s Presents” put on by the team that organizes The Moonshiner’s Ball.

Ben Lacy, Johnny Conqueroo throw down at Moontower reveal

Music fans gathered at the newly located Willie’s Locally Known on Thursday night to say goodbye to March and hello to the band’s on the lineup for this year’s Moontower Music Festival being held August 27 at Masterson Station Park. Local acts Ben Lacy and Johnny Conqueroo entertained the crowd throughout the night.

Old Salt Union celebrates EP release in front of capacity crowd in Lexington

Fresh off the release of their new EP ‘Cut & Run’, Belleville, Illinois’ Old Salt Union helped christen the new Willie’s Locally Known in Lexington, now located on Southland Drive on the old Show Me’s lot. They were joined by Nashville duo Sally and George; Houston’s Whiskey Shivers and Lexington’s own The Wooks.