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Thursday Night Live in Lexington

Thursday Night Live in Lexington
Thursday Night Live in Lexington
Greg Rodgers

Residents in Lexington are eagerly counting the days to one of the best weekly festivals of every summer.

Thursday Night Live in Lexington is a weekly event that is a benchmark of summer finally arriving.  Every Thursday night, people gather in Cheapside Park in the lawn next to a historic courthouse and enjoy food and free music.

A mix of bands from blues to bluegrass to rock-n-roll entertain people who picnic in the grass and enjoy drinks from the many vendors.  If you are visiting Lexington, Thursday Night Live (known locally as "TNL") is a great place to meet both local residents and travelers.

This year's Thursday Night Live will be different; a new glass pavilion has been erected in Cheapside Park which will make rain concerns a thing of the past.


Thursday Night Live begins on May 6 and continues every Thursday Night until October 28.  People tend to gather around 5:30 p.m. or just after work.


TNL is held in Cheapside Park which is next to the old Courthouse between Main street and Short Street.

Thursday Night Live Band Schedule:

5/6 - Mother Jane
5/13 - The Big Maracas
5/20 - Domino
5/27 - The Stella Vees
6/3 - Business Time
6/10 - The Johnson Brothers
6/17 - Kenny Owens and Fun With Jello
6/24 - Coralee & The Townies
July 1 - Track 3
July 8 - TBA
7/15 - Swing Street
7/22 - Superfecta
7/29 - The Swells
8/5 - Conch Republic
8/12 Better Off Dead
8/19 - Cumulus Contest Winner - TBA
8/26 - The Johnson Brothers
9/2 - The City
9/9 - The Squirrels
9/16 - Kenny Owens and Fun With Jello
9/23 - Brother Barrett & The Barrows
10/14 - 10/28 - TBA

For more detailed reports about Thursday Night Live in 2010 - follow Lexington KY Travel on Twitter.


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