15 concerts in Lexington, KY

From country to indie rock, there’s no shortage of live music coming to town this year.

The exterior of the Lexington Opera House at night

Oh yes, there’s plenty going on at Lexington Opera House. | Photo by Lexington Opera House

Looking to enjoy live more live music this year? While we can’t cover it all, we’ve rounded up a list of 15 upcoming concerts that you won’t want to miss.

Black Jacket Symphony Presents Fleetwood Mac “Rumours” | Thursday, Jan. 26 + Friday, Jan. 27 | 8 p.m. | Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St., Lexington | $36+ | A Fleetwood Mac tribute show.

Winter Jam 2023 | Friday, Jan. 27 | 7 p.m. | Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington | $15 at the door | Jam to performances by We the Kingdom, Jeremy Camp, Andy Mineo, Disciple, Austin French, NewSong, and Anne Wilson.

The Mavericks | Saturday, Jan. 28 | 8 p.m. | Lexington Opera House, 401 W. Short St., Lexington | $39.50+ | See this dynamic band for their En Español World Tour.

Night Moves | Sunday, Jan. 29 | 8 p.m. | The Burl, 375 Thompson Rd., Lexington | $12 | An indoor indie rock show featuring special guest Shady Cove.

The Cadillac Three | Friday, Feb. 3 | 8 p.m. | Manchester Music Hall, 899 Manchester St., Lexington | $25 | See this American rock band on their Bandana Tour.

Rockzilla Tour: Falling in Reverse and Papa Roach | Sunday, Feb. 5 | 6 p.m. | Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington | $53+ | Join these two rock bands for the second leg of their tour.

Brit Taylor Album Release Show | Friday, Feb. 10 | 8 p.m. | The Burl, 375 Thompson Rd., Lexington | $12 | An evening of country tunes from Brit Taylor’s new album “Kentucky Blue.”

Journey: Freedom Tour | Tuesday, Feb. 14 | 7:30 p.m. | Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington | $35+ | See this Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band perform live with special guest TOTO.

Elle King: A-Freakin-Men Tour | Sunday, Feb. 19 | 8 p.m. | Manchester Music Hall, 899 Manchester St., Lexington | $55 | A live performance featuring special guest the Red Clay Strays.

TobyMac’s Deep Hits Tour | Thursday, Feb. 23 | 7 p.m. | Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington | $15+ | An evening of performances by TobyMac and the DiverseCity Band, CROWDER, Cochren & Co, Tasha Layton, Jon Reddick, and Terrian.

Backroads Tour: Adventure to Backwoods at Mulberry Mountain | Saturday, March 4 | 8 p.m. | The Burl, 375 Thompson Rd., Lexington | $15 | See local up-and-coming bands and DJs perform for a chance to be added to the 2023 Backwoods at Mulberry Mountain music festival lineup.

Kane Brown | Friday, March 24 | 7 p.m. | Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington | $40+ | See this American Music Award-winning country singer perform his Drunk or Dreaming Tour.

Chase Rice | Friday, March 31 | 8 p.m. | Manchester Music Hall, 899 Manchester St., Lexington | $36-$120 | A country music performance featuring songs like “If I Were Rock & Roll,” “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.,” “Eyes on You,” and “Lonely If You Are.”

Lizzo | Saturday, April 22 | 8 p.m. | Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington | $93+ | Join this three-time GRAMMY® and Emmy Award-winning artist for the North American leg of The Special 2our.

Kenny Chesney: I Go Back Tour | Tuesday, April 25 | 7:30 p.m. | Rupp Arena, 430 W. Vine St., Lexington | $42.50+ | This country music star will perform with special guest Kelsea Ballerini.

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