Main Street Cafe  - Berea                  859-986-0703                 Kentucky
Live music and entertainment at
Main Street Café.
At Main Street Café we are very pleased that we over the past eight years have supported and helped kept live music alive. 
Main Street Cafe is pleased to announce that we support BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.), Nashville, TN for its efforts to protect composers' right to their music. See photos of musicians below.
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NOTE:
    2014: No live music has been scheduled for this year.

Randall Conn & Friends
 
Berea bluegrass band that's no stranger to the Grand Ole Opry and Renfro Valley
 
 

Four 
Shillings
Short
World and Celtic  music. Kristy and Aodh Og hypnotized the audience with their magnificent music.
 
Deborah Thompson
Authentic folk music with hubby Frank Jenkins on spoons.
 
 
 


Kristi Miller
singer-song writer  rom Berea, KY.
Hit the nationwide country top-20 charts in 2010.
 
 
 
Gail Livesay
Writer.
Readings about Angels.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Award-winning daughter-father duo, Donna & Lewis Lamb of Lancaster, KY
Bluegrass, folk.
 
 
 
 
 
Anita Marshall,
excellent, original jazzy tunes on the piano.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fabien & Gaëlle of France.
Stopped in Berea on their way around the world. Bon Voyage!
 
 
 
Alma Gitana, Lebanese-Latin fusion music with an Arabic twist.
Simply unique!
 
 
 
 
Club Dub, of Lexington, KY.
Caribbean music rocked Short Street for hours.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nashville-wanna-be, Dale Pyatt, 
original music.
 
CD: Chicken Grease.
 
 
 
 
 
Mudpi - that's what you get when you mix a potter with a mathematician
+ some great music and entertainment.
 
 
 
LaMay & Reese, Burnside, KY
Originally from Rochester and Syracuse, NY.
Americana with a spiritual touch.
 
 


Robert Tincher,
Celtic balladeer, one of Kentucky's finest.
 
 
 
 
 

Two-Men Gentleman Band from New York City, NY. Cool entertainment.
 
 
 
 
 
Jennings and Keller visited from Florida as a part of their big S-E tour.
 
 
 
 
Nora, Ben and Eli
with guest flute player, Meaghan Spencer from Louisville
Eclectic music.
 
 
 
 
Dooley-Miller Band
 
soft rock
 
 
 
 
 
Beverly Buchanan & Dan Cummins are Liam's Fancy.
 
Traditional Irish music.
 
 
 
 
Andy Blyth,
 
folk-singer from Kirksville, KY. Originally from Seattle.
 
 
 
 
 
Zydeco Bon
 
made the good times roll.
 
 
 
 
 
Amber Hinton & Toni Melton
Americana, originals
 
Amber lives in Bardstown, KY, and Toni works at Woodsongs.
 
 
John Cosby
& The Bluegrass Drifters.
 
One of many fabulous bluegrass bands in the region.
 
 
The Kentucky Traveler Band
 
Known from the Red Barn.
 
 
 
 
 
Eric Sommer,
 
Guitar wizard from Fairfax, VA.
Rock, blues, folk.
 
 
 
This guy performed one evening in 2010.
Who is he?
 
 
 
 
 
 
This fellow performed at the 2010 Alumni Home Coming Weekend.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Steve Johnson
Great acoustic classic rock.
AKA Lampwicke.
Steve also performs with his
punk band "Eco Bomb"
 
 
 
 
Martin McCann
 
Top-notch flute player from Belfast, N. Ireland.
Performed with Liam's Fancy at the March 2011-fundraiser for Berea Celtic Festival.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shanna Underwood
 
Wonderful singer-song writer, who on her 3-year world and US tour visited MSC twice. It was a very pleasant experience.
 
Payne & Waters
 
Popular classic acostic country. Songs and music that you love to remember.
 
 
 
Northern Lights
 
Callie and Louis
Northern of Rockcastle Co.
Traditional music.
 
 
 
Tom Kersey
who knows more pop songs from the 40s and 50s than him?
 
 
 
 
Illegal Contraband
Liza Disavino and A.J. Bodnar with friend.
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEA Change alias Sue Draheim, Atossa Kramer and Elise Melrood
Superb!!!!!
 
 
 
Ronnie King

has played at MSC several times, also with Driftwood and Junk Drawer Dream
 
 
 
Maywoods
delivered a fine evening at MSC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wayde Blair
&
Sue Draheim
Country, folk,
Celtic mix
 
 
 
 
 
 
This guy has never played at MSC, and will never play at MSC.
But he wants to help keep live music alive.
 
 
 
 

Donal Maguire
Celtic musician, singer and storyteller from London, UK.




Jason Burton
 
Succesful contemporary original American folksinger from Berea.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carla Van Hoose
 
Authentic and popular folk singer from Lexington, KY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Music Makers of Berea.
Bluegrass music, when it's best. Top-notch to the bone.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Red Wellies of Asheville, NC.
Celtic music.
It won't get much better than this.
 
 
 
Sugar Tree
 
Berea-based folk/bluegrass trio with a mission.
Megan, Deborah
 
 
 
 
Cool Waters - Original Western music and cowgrass from Berea, KY
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mountain Connections -
The bluegrass band with the great vibrations.
(Richmond, Annville, Somerset).
 
 

 
Berea troubadour
Dave Butler.
CD: Private Stock - a Folk and Blues Collection. 12 original songs.
 
 
 
                                                                 
 
Sally Morgan and Peter Sharpton from Denver, CO stopped by on their America tour.
 
 
 
The Sundogs. Very talented student band from Berea College. Originals.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Helen Gubbins from Limerick, Ireland.
Celtic. A unique talent.
Member of the Woolly Jumpers.
 
 
 
 
Grover Mollineaux often visits MSC. CDs include "Just Me" and "Walls & Doors"www.groversmusic.com
 
 
 
Madison Express
Rocabilly and folk led by Rick Allen
 
 
 
 
 
Kresten Andersen
& Mette Thue of
Aarhus, Denmark
 
 
 
 
 
Nashville-based, Canadian born
 
Linda McRae
 
and friend Steve provided us with a memorable evening.
 
 
 
Liz and Tim
 
from Knoxville, TN played with Jeremy Hoekstra and sister Kara.
 
 
 
 
Award-winning singer-song writer 

Mitch Barrettt and Owen Reynolds.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barry Alcorn of Springfield, KY. folk, originals. A Berea College College graduate.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yogi Brown -
in case you like "Brown-Eyed Girl".
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Raccoon Creek Rangers from Ohio.
Listening to them, you get "Tears in your ears."
 
 
 
 
Al & Alice White, here with Atossa Kramer.
Members of The Berea Castoffs,
great contra dance band.
 
 
 
Vicki Simmons
 
Bluegrass and American folk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Old Dogs, New Tricks
 
American folk songs and other songs you like.
Andy, Tom, David and Vicki.
 
 
Beady 
 
a young talented Lousiville-based folk band.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Gensingers from W.Virginia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gustavo Alfaro has played several times at MSC - and with singer Samantha Anglin.
 
 
 
 
 
Chung Yen Twins.
 
Chinese? No.
Twins? No.
Great guitarists?
YES.
 
 
Hurley-Ridge
 
origional bluegrass mix from the Frankfort area.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jason Wagers
 
great, young guitar talent from Berea.
Acoustic rock and jazz.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Steven Johnson with friends Marc Reyes on guitar and artist Aaron Knapp.
 
 
 
 
 
Back In The Woodshed
Absolutely great choices of acoustic rock tunes.
 
 
 
 
David Henemeir on viola.
Many guest performances.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elaine Romanelli.
 
From New York City.
 
Pay attention to her music.
 
 
Tyler Thompson
 
original contemporary folk and ballads
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rachel Eddy
of Nashville, TN.
 
Performed with Deborah Payne at MSC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kyle Meadoms
Hammered dulcimer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
John Sensabaugh
and son on guitars,
Jacob Hemrick on drums.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mountain Drive
From Berea, Harlan and Corbin.
Full Throttle Bluegrass.
 
 
 
 
 

Others include:
 
Molly Moon & Riely O'Connor, Celtic/folk rock
 
Dale Ann Bradley, country/bluegrass
 
The Low Key String Quintet, chamber music
 
Dean Bolton, popular American folk songs
 
Several musicians from Berea Celtic Festival
 
Jeff Cornelison, jazz, drummer
 
Andrew Taylor, folk
 
Decking Ceasar, young rock
 
Lee Hoffman, blues, folk
 
Samantha Anglin, jazz singer
 
Main Street Café and Berea Center for the Arts are proud sponsors and partners of
 
Berea Celtic Festival - www.berea-celtic.com

The Spoonbread Festival - www.bereachamber.com

Hands Four Spring Dance Weekend - www.hands4.com

MUSA, Madison United Soccer Association - www.musasoccer.com

Berea Center for the Arts - www.berea-center-arts.com

5000 sq ft of fine arts and crafts, just a 10 min. walk from Main Street Café.
In addition, BCA has a newly renovated auditorium that can seat 50 people.

Website created by Sune Frederiksen.
Most photos by Sune Frederiksen.
(not LaMay & Reese, Chung Yen Twins, Carla Van Hoose, Cool Waters, and The Red Wellies).
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