TICKETS: online TheKentuckyCastle.com/Concerts or by phone 859-256-0322
CONCERTS AT THE CASTLE will happen … RAIN OR SHINE!
TICKETS are just $35 each. Dinner at the Castle available the night of the concert.
SEASON TICKETS for ALL TEN CONCERTS for the amazing 2019 season available NOW … click here_
CASTLE … May 16 BEN SOLLEE and Kentucky Native GET TICKETS
Ben Sollee, truly Kentucky bred and Kentucky proud, has virtually reintroduced and re-energized the cello since his early beginning as the house cellist for the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour. He has since toured world-wide with Otis Taylor, Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck as a member of the Sparrow Quartet as well as his own albums and composition releases. Kentucky Native includes violinist Julian Pinelli, banjo master Bennett Sullivan and Jordon Ellis on percussion.
CASTLE … June 13 EXILE GET TICKETS
Kentucky Hall of Fame EXILE will be singing all the hits plus more at the Castle. JP and Sonny have been awarded the BMI Million-Air Award getting 11 million radio plays of “The Closer You Get,” “She’s A Miracle,” “Give Me One More Chance,” and “Beautiful Mess.” Beginning with “I Want To Kiss You All Over” they are arguable the most popular and beloved of Kentucky’s musicians
July 11 THE GRASCALS GET TICKETS
One of the most energetic and popular bluegrass bands in the nation, The Grascals, including Terry Eldredge on guitar and Kristin Scott Benson on banjo, have performed on the Grand Ole Opry and stages and festivals across America.
July 25 LEROY TROY & THE TENNESSEE MAFIA JUG BAND GET TICKETS
One of the most entertaining bands in bluegrass … Brilliant, funny, Grand Ole Opry performers as seen often on the Marty Stuart Show on RFD-TV, Leroy performs in the long shadow of Uncle Dave Macon, String Bean and Grandpa Jones.
Aug 15 THE FARM HANDS GET TICKETS
One of the best in Bluegrass Music! The band has garnered over 60 NATIONAL AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS and has won an unprecedented 24 major awards including 2018 bluegrass BAND OF THE YEAR.
Aug 29 ALISON BROWN QUARTET GET TICKETS
Alison made her name as a virtuosic instrumentalist and as an accomplished composer that earned plenty of comparisons to Béla Fleck and David Grisman. Brown began playing the banjo before reaching her teens, winning numerous contests and performing at the Grand Ole Opry.
Sept 19 ROB ICKES & TREY HENSLEY GET TICKETS
Rob Ickes is an instrumental giant, founding member of BLUEHIGHWAY and being awarded the prestigious DOBRO PLAYER OF THE YEAR from the IBMA over 15 times. Trey is a powerful guitarist and songwriter. Together they present a musical and often volcanic display of musicianship in one ofthe most talked about concerts of the year.
Oct 3 TRAVELIN’ McCOURYS GET TICKETS
2019 GRAMMY AWARD WINNERS! Among the most awarded musicians in the world of bluegrass, the band is composed of brothers Ronnie McCoury and Rob McCoury, plus Alan Bartram, Jason Carter, and Cody Kilby, and was formed out of the Del McCoury Band. Jason Carter is a 5-time IBMA Fiddle Player of the Year, Ronnie is an 8-time Mandolin Player of the Year.
Oct 17 OVER THE RHINE GET TICKETS
The popular Ohio-based husband-and-wife team of Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist have toured and recorded in many variations. They have shared the stage with Bob Dylan, John Prine, Adrian Belew, Ani DiFranco, My Morning Jacket, Hem, and Cowboy Junkies.
Oct 24 TIM O’BRIEN GET TICKETS
Multi-instrumentalist, multi-award winner, one of the spearheads of contemporary bluegrass. and co-founder and lead vocalist of the legendary band Hot Rize. One of the best of the BEST!
Some dates subject to change. Concerts will be on the roof or on the Castle grounds.
Here’s just some of the 364 artists we’ve presented:
Gov’t Mule • Michael McDonald • Hot Rize • Gregg Allman • Warren Haynes • Billy Gibbons (ZZ TOP) • Chris Isaak • Earls of Leicester • Weird Al Yoncovik • Trombone Shorty • Indigo Girls • Jonny Lang • Patty Griffin • Suzanne Vega • Leo Kottke • Emmy Lou Harris • Judy Collins • Leon Russell • Gordon Lightfoot • Nanci Griffith• Shawn Colvin • Merle Haggard • Steve Earle • John Hiatt • Arlo Guthrie • Steve Wariner • David Gates • Kris Kristofferson • Marty Stuart • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band • Taj Mahal • John Prine • Michelle Shocked • Dave Brubeck •Jjmmy Dale Gilmore • Alison Krauss & Union Station • Tony Rice Unit • Waylon Jennings • Warren Zevon • Little Feat • Townes Van Zandt • Roger McGuinn • The Mavericks • Don McLean • Chet Atkins • Richard Thompson • Bruce Cockburn • Leon Redbone • Billy Dean • Marty Stuart • Richie Havens • Michael Hedges • Del McCoury Band • Bela Fleck and the Flectones • Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Mike Marshall • Tony Rice, Peter Rowan & Tim O’Brien • Jerry Douglas BandRosanne Cash • Kathy Mattea • Patty Loveless • Sam Bush and the Sam Bush Band • Kathy Mattea • Rosanne Cash • Norman Blake • Rickie Lee Jones • Nickel Creek • BB King • Ralph Stanley • Bruce Hornsby • Cowboy Junkies • Robert Cray Band • Lady Smith Black Mambazo • Vonda Shepard • Beausoleiel • JJ Cale • Blind Boys of Alabama • Michael Martin Murphy 8 Todd Rundgren • Gillian Welch & David Rawlings • The Neville Brothers • Joan Armatrading • Los Lobos • Shelby Lynne • Patty Loveless • Riders In The Sky • Bruce Cockburn • Don McLean • George Clinton and the Parliment Funkadelic • Dr. John • The Avett Brothers • Emmylou Harris • Randy Newman • Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers • Peter Frampton • Brian Wilson * Pat Benetar• The Time Jumpers • Buddy Guy • Lyle Lovett and his Large Band • Stephen Stills and THE RIDES • BB King *
The Troubadour Concert Series is made possible because of Highbridge Springs Water – refreshing, clean and healthy from deep in the mountain in Wilmore, Ky. Our concerts are held at beautiful venues in Lexington, Ky. For information about Lexington: VisitLEX.com