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Old Crow and friends highlight summer concert season at Power Park
Bill Lynch | Gazette
Old Crow and friends highlight summer concert season at Power Park

Saturday afternoon, The Clay Center and Appalachian Power Park treated Charleston to what might have been the highlight of the summer season: an outdoor concert featuring Old Crow Medicine Show that felt less like a one-off show and more like somebody...

Old Crow and friends highlight summer concert season at Power Park
Old Crow and friends highlight summer concert season at Power Park

Saturday afternoon, The Clay Center and Appalachian Power Park treated Charleston to what might have been the highlight of the summer season: an outdoor concert featuring Old Crow Medicine Show that felt less like a one-off show and more like somebody ...

‘Serpent of Venice’ another delight from Christopher Moore
‘Serpent of Venice’ another delight from Christopher Moore

Fans of William Shakespeare will tell you that once you get past the intricate language of his works, the plays are truly wild stories of adventure, tragedy and humor with more than a little inappropriateness. In fact, it could be said that...

Things to do today: Friday, July 25

MARSHALL PETTY & THE GROOVE: 5 to 8 p.m. Free. 5 Corners Cafe, corner of Delaware Avenue and Virginia Street. Call 304-205-7817.

THE WILHELM BROTHERS: 7 p.m. Free. Cello rock. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871....

Old Crow Medicine show looks back to move forward
Old Crow Medicine show looks back to move forward

There’s something to be said for holding on to old high school journals and notebooks — at least Old Crow Medicine Show’s Chris “Critter” Fuqua thinks so. He says It’s important to not only stay in touch with...

Tribute: Late singer made deep connection
Tribute: Late singer made deep connection

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Jason Molina never had arena-level fame as a singer-songwriter.

But the indie performer toured internationally and developed a deep connection with both a devoted set of fans and with other performers. Molina died in...

Donna the Buffalo embraces new musical landscape, shuns genre labels
Donna the Buffalo embraces new musical landscape, shuns genre labels

Tara Nevins of Donna the Buffalo said being in music is very different now than in the past. The whole relationship between fans and performers has changed.

“Before all this cyberspace stuff, you only had access to a band you enjoyed from ...

Mitch Ryder still rockin’ after five decades
Mitch Ryder still rockin’ after five decades

Mitch Ryder said there’s a reason why good music comes out of cities that historically are economically strapped and crime-ridden, like Detroit.

The 69-year-old rock ‘n’ roll singer and Michigan native said,...

Jackson County Fair features national concert acts
Jackson County Fair features national concert acts

The Jackson County Fair in Cottageville ends Saturday, but it’s got some big entertainment planned before then with five concerts remaining before the gates close. First, the venerable Dr. Ralph Stanley and his Clinch Mountain Boys are up at 8...

A common ‘Thread’ flows through new Rosanne Cash CD
A common ‘Thread’ flows through new Rosanne Cash CD

Country singer/songwriter and occasional music rights activist Rosanne Cash said sometimes well-meaning fans come up to her and ask about the best way for them to support their favorite musicians. She kind of laughed about it.

“Just buy...

New record label hosts free music festival in Hurricane Saturday
New record label hosts free music festival in Hurricane Saturday

Alec Neu said doing a good deed for his community isn't the only reason he and business partner Anthony Princeton organized the Hurricane City Musical Festival, but it's a big part of it.

"There's ...

Colt Ford at the Putnam County Fair
Colt Ford at the Putnam County Fair

Country rapper Colt Ford closes out the Putnam County Fair in Eleanor with a concert at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. A former pro golfer, Ford has released five albums, including “Thanks for Listening,” which just came out July 1; he also co-...

Bob Thompson Unit headlines Live on the Levee
Bob Thompson Unit headlines Live on the Levee

Venerable local musician Bob Thompson and his band, The Bob Thompson Unit, headline a night of free jazz at Live on the Levee Friday night. They’ll perform 45-minute sets at 7:45 and 8:45 p.m., while Marshall and the Groove opens the Haddad...

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