Mudfest 2013 runs noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Lions Club Field in Hamlin. The free all-ages event features hard rock and heavy metal from area bands Harrah, Everpulse, Born of Conviction, Relative Obscurity, Twist of Fate, Zeroking and In the Company of Wolves. Call Tyler Nelson at 304-840-2484.
Kanawha Players will hold auditions for the musical "Sing Down The Moon: Appalachian Wonder Tales" from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the KP Theater, 309 Beauregard St. Singers and actors are needed. Parts are available for 10 men and 10 women.
Readings will be provided. Singers should prepare a two-minute piece.
Performance dates are June 28-30. The show features six traditional tales with an Appalachian twist that incorporate old-time music, mountain dances and even giant puppets.
Woody Hawley show canceled
The Woody Hawley Series concert with Peter Yarrow, scheduled for Saturday, has been canceled due to the death of Yarrow's longtime friend and producer, Phil Ramone, whose memorial service is that day. Yarrow said he'll work with series organizers to try to schedule a concert in the future.
Carpenter Ants show
Legendary guitarist Bill "Hot Rod Lincoln" Kirchen and Bob Kravos join The Carpenter Ants for a show from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Adelphia Sports Bar & Grille, 218 Capitol St. Kravos is the nephew of 2008 WV Music Hall of Fame inductee Frankie Yankovic and played accordion with his uncle for decades.
Admission is free. Call 304-343-5551.
Kasey "Caveman" Jones will lead an Introduction to West African Drumming workshop beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd.
Participants will learn the fundamentals of the djembe and how the instrument applies to West African music. They must bring their own djembe and one for a friend, if possible.
Cost is $15. Call Chris Higgins at 304-881-7037 to register.