Enjoy summer nights of live music at MoonDance in Lexington Ky

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Watch this video of C the Beat performing at MoonDance:


While summer isn’t officially here yet for another week, the warm evening breezes have already begun. It’s a great time of year to sit outside and enjoy the nice weather we have been having. Add some friends, neighbors, cold drinks, snacks and live music to the mix and you’re sure to have a good time. One of the best places to gather to for some free live concerts is at MoonDance in Lexington Ky.

This outdoor amphitheater is popular place to hear local acts ranging from Big Band and Jazz, Top 40, and Bluegrass. Music lovers of all ages are welcome to bring lawn chairs or blankets to any of the events. Attendees can also bring snacks and even coolers while they picnic and enjoy some good tunes. Most events also have concessions with snacks and drinks for sale, and sometimes food trucks are parked nearby.



Here is the music lineup for this summer:


  • Jamboree Nights

Every Monday through Labor Day will feature Bluegrass Bands including Half Past Lonesome, Cane Run Bluegrass, and the Blue Eagle Band. Click this link for more details about Jamboree Nights at MoonDance.

  • Big Band & Jazz

Running each Tuesday night through mid August, this series includes performances by the Dimartino Osland Jazz Orchestra, Dan Brock & Friends, and Jazzberry Jam. Learn more about Big Band & Jazz at MoonDance.

  • Summer Nights in Suburbia

A variety of local favorites can be heard on Friday nights through September 4th including the Stella Vees, Bridge 19 and CoraLee and the Townies.

And MoonDance in Lexington Ky, really is in suburbia. The venue, which opened in 2010, is within walking distance from the large residential development of Beaumont. As you can imagine, the amphitheater is a popular spot for the neighbors! Other events held there include plays, opera, and dance festivals.

Beaumont is a great area of town. Residents can also walk to shopping and restaurants, the library, an ice cream parlor, and much more. Beaumont is off of Harrodsburg Road just outside of New Circle Road and five miles south of downtown. View homes for sale in Beaumont, Beaumont Enclave, Beaumont Gardens, Beaumont Reserve, Beaumont Crossing, Beaumont Park, Beaumont Park Townhomes, Beaumont Point and Heritage Place.  See my blog posts about Beaumont and Homes for Sale Near Rosa Parks Elementary School to learn more. Also, Beaumont Reserve is one of the Top Ten Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Lexington Ky.

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!