Natasha's Bistro Event Calendar

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Wednesday Sep 10th @ 9pm Jesse Snyder: Eclectic::Jazz::Blues::Gypsy::Electronic
Jesse Snyder: Eclectic::Jazz::Blues::Gypsy::Electronic EP Pre Release Party
Jesse Snyder studied the guitar works of Tommy Emmanuel, Doyle Dykes, Adrian Legg and many other players, eventually discovering his own style of playing. After graduating from college at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix Arizona, Jesse went on tour with Tommy Emmanuel where he apprenticed for two years and was given an opportunity to further develop his craft.

Jesse now lives in Nashville Tennessee, where he has independently produced several albums with vocal and instrumental material and works as a touring guitar player to support his own craft. His own albums include a wide barrage of musical styles including jazz, blues, gypsy and electronic which are brought together in a semi-theatrical manner.

Cover: $5.00
Friday Sep 12th @ 9pm RC and the Nightshades: Ron Crowder
RC and the Nightshades: Ron Crowder Blues::Jazz
Blues::Jazz
This group of veteran musicians came together in September of 2012 to simply have some fun playing songs they love. Singer-songwriter guitarist Ronn Crowder's bluesy Memphis-style vocals and harmonica are accompanied by renowned pianist, conductor (Lexington Singers), arranger and 5-time Emmy-winner Jay Flippin, well-known master percussionist Bill May, acclaimed horn player and sometimes vocalist Skeets Pennington, and the great bass playing of Michael Anderson. With a wealth of songs in their repertoire, this group can play whatever they choose to play. And that is mainly blues.
Join RC and the Nightshades for an evening of original songs mixed in with some old familiar ones.

Cover: $10.00
Saturday Sep 13th @ 10am Jam Brunch: LexJam Acoustic Cafe
Jam Brunch: LexJam Acoustic Cafe Acoustic::Jam
Open jam session with Brunch. Rock, blues, pop, country, jazz, ambient. Bring your own (small) amps, drum kits welcome with prior notice. Congas, keyboard, and sound system provided. On-stage group evolves as players/vocalists are invited to sign-in and sit in. If you have charts, bring them!
Acoustic set from 11am-3pm. New Saturday menu served 11-2.
www.lexjam.com

Free Admission
Saturday Sep 13th @ 5:30pm The Kentucky Women Writers Conference
The Kentucky Women Writers Conference The Kentucky Women Writers Conference is the longest running literary festival of women in the nation. Launched by the University of Kentucky in 1979, it has become a premier destination for the celebration of women's arts and letters.

Free Admission
Saturday Sep 13th @ 9pm The Mojo Tones
The Mojo Tones Blues::Rock
The Mojo Tones perform electrified country blues in the tradition of Muddy Waters: 1950's Post-War Chicago sound filtered through the swamps of Louisiana and the hot cradle of the blues, The Mississippi Delta, blending a heavy fistful of ZZ Top's Texas Spicy Grit, and the Funky Memphis Groove of Albert King, toss in a dose of Brit-Invasion Era Psychedelia of Cream, The Rolling Stones, and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, then add a little of the crazy color of Bo Diddley, Louis Jordan, and Screamin' Jay Hawkins for show-time flavor! Mix it up like a family gumbo and you have the Mojo Tones - it's like delicious sauce for your ears.

THE MOJO TONES ARE:
Joe Conkwright - Harmonica and Vocal
Host of Joe's Blues and afternoon host of Rock & Roots on WUKY, 91.3 fm
Billy Compton - Electric Guitars and Dobro
Gerald Evans - Electric Bass Guitar
Mike "Joyce" Joyner - Drum Kit and Kit Bag of Tricks

Cover: $6.00
Sunday Sep 14th @ 9pm Argo Lynn/ The Rounders/ Steve Riggs
Argo Lynn/ The Rounders/ Steve Riggs Argo Lynn
Husband and wife Team Chris and Teresa Gast have been the center point of the band Argo Lynn which has changed lineups many times over the years. They combine rock solid rhythm playing, efficient lead guitar playing and great vocal harmonies as the backdrop for a set which features all original music. They've been around the block a few times and know where they are going, so come along for the ride and check out this great band!
The Rounders
Guitar (Chris Mattingly) and bass (Josh Stitzer) duo "The Rounders" bring an eclectic mix of influences and styles to the stage. The band plays all original music with an emphasis on humorous story telling, improvisational displays of virtuosity and contemplative ambient music full of layers of finger picked guitar parts and vocal harmonies. This band is guaranteed to put a new spin on the old tale of song and lyric.
Steve Riggs
Singer/Songwriter Steve Riggs has been an active performer in the central Kentucky area for a long time, with an extensive library of unique, original compositions. Steve has a matchless ability to tell great stories with a distinctive voice and guitar style featuring finger-style gymnastics reminiscent of Steve Howe and Paco De Lucia. You've got to check out this great solo artist!

Cover: $5.00
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