Gallery Hop announces dates, musical collaboration, expansion into Chevy Chase

 

Guitarist Ben Lacy will be one of the musical acts performing at Gallery Hop on Feb. 15. © 2003 Herald-Leader file photo by David Stephenson.

Gallery Hop has announced its 2013 dates, new venues on the hop and an initiative with the Lexington Area Music Alliance.

This year’s dates are Feb. 15, April 19, June 21, Sept. 20 and Nov. 15. Each hop is 5 to 8 p.m.

The popular art event now boasts more than 50 venues and this year expands into the Chevy Chase area with the following locations: New Editions Gallery, 807 Euclid Avenue; The Collective Art Gallery, 321 South Ashland Avenue; The Morris Book Shop, 882 East High Street; and Worlds Apart, 850 East High Street.

Also joining the Gallery Hop lineup are: The Bread Box Studio Artists, Jefferson and West Sixth Streets; Meg C Jewelry Gallery, 119 North Mill Street; Alfalfa Restaurant, 141 East Main Street; and Decorator Warehouse, 501 East High Street.

LAMA will present music at three locations during each hop. On Feb. 15 it will be the Low End Duo, with cellist Yoonie Choi and ­bassist Paul Reisch, at New Editions Gallery; guitarist Ben Lacy and Bob Bryant at Bread Box Artist Studios; and singer and guitarist Andrea LaRoche on the Green Route Lextran trolley.

Gallery Hop says many hop locations are close to Green and Blue route LexTran trolley stops.

For more information, go to Galleryhoplex.com or call (859) 255-2951.

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