Sweetback Sisters to perform
MARLINTON, W.Va. -- On tour promoting their latest album, The Sweetback Sisters bring their swinging country sound to Marlinton at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Pocahontas County Opera House.
Tickets are $10 for adults, free for children 17 and younger.
Sweetback Sisters Emily Miller and Zara Bode sing family-style harmonies that recall the best of country music from the Everlys to The Judds. They have described themselves as "a renegade retro band that mixes up country, swing and honky-tonk."
Among the band's four songwriters is fiddler Jesse Milnes, an Elkins native.
Doors at the Opera House, 818 Third Ave., open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available in advance at pocahontasoperahouse.org. Performances are family-friendly and accessible to people with disabilities.
WVU percussion concert
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. -- The WVU Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Nicholas County High School in Summersville. Tickets in advance are $12 for adults and $9 for students and seniors; $3 more at the door. Call 304-872-4228 or visit www.ivyandstone.org.
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- Visitors to Tamarack may be told stories during the "Tellabration!" event at 5 p.m. Nov. 17. Four of West Virginia's most engaging storytellers will weave creative tales, tell of misadventures and share history and fables.