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This informative, educational event joins local officials, artists, musicians, and community members in an active discussion on the challenges & victories of African Americans throughout history and in the modern day. With the unique legacy of the historic Lyric Theatre as a backdrop, this presentation is sure to educate and inspire students and public attendees alike.

Artists from around the country who took their time served in federal prison facilities to develop their current careers as working artists will work with 8th-12thgraders in Lexington, Kentucky for an intensive visual art program during spring break. Since becoming returning citizens over the past few years, these artists work within communities and potential "at-risk” demographics to provide...

The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center is thrilled to welcome back Lacresha Berry and 'Browngirl. Bluegrass' to our historic stage on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm!


It’s been more than 20 years since Ben Ellman, Robert Mercurio, Stanton Moore, Jeff Raines and Rich Vogel began exploring the seemingly limitless musical possibilities born out of their work together as Galactic. Since then, the seminal New Orleans band has consistently pushed artistic boundaries on the road and in the studio, approaching their music with open ears and drawing inspiration as muc...

For nearly 17 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation. YMSB has always played music of...Read More

By Lyric on Nov 3rd, 2015 10:26 AM
Thanks so much to Brandon Turner for the amazing video work during 'Living our Legacy', our 5 year anniversary on October 2, 2015! For those of you unable to make it, check out the full performance below! Read More

With credits that include work with artists such as, Dave Stewart of Eurythmics fame, Prince, John Mayer, Glee and most recently, special guest appearances on American Idol, bassist, singer and songwriter Nik West is anything more than just another pretty face. Noted music journalist Alex Henderson (Billboard) sums West’s incredible talent up saying "Nik West is one 21st Century artist who isn't...

Jazz vocalist and songwriter Dara Tucker's third studio project, ‘The Sun Season’ is a celebration of life, energy and the human experiencer. Tucker's new project differs from her previous releases, ‘Soul Said Yes’ (2011) and ‘All Right Now’ (2009), in that ten of the twelve tracks that comprise ‘The Sun Season' (2014) are original tunes with memorable melodies, rich harmonies and...

The Lyric is very excited to bring 'BrownGirl. Bluegrass' to our historic stage on Tuesday, October 6 at 6:00 pm and Wednesday, October 7 at 6:00 pm. There will also be a meet & greet with the cast creators of the play at Blue Stallion Brewery on Monday, October 5 at 6:00 pm. 'BrownGirl. Bluegrass' is an autobiographical story of its star and creator Berry - examines the rarely documented cult...