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Retired Elkins surgeon handcrafts custom guitars
MARTA TANKERSLEY HAYS | Sunday Gazette-Mail photos
Retired Elkins surgeon handcrafts custom guitars

ELKINS, W.Va. — Bob Rose, a general surgeon for more than 30 years in Randolph County, traded in his scalpel for a workshop full of woodworking tools where he handcrafts guitars and ukuleles in the tradition...

Retired Elkins surgeon handcrafts custom guitars
Retired Elkins surgeon handcrafts custom guitars

ELKINS, W.Va. — Bob Rose, a general surgeon for more than 30 years in Randolph County, traded in his scalpel for a workshop full of woodworking tools where he handcrafts guitars and ukuleles in the tradition...

Sounds of summer
Sounds of summer

There is so much good music out there. You can find it on the radio and the TV. It's...

Q&A with rising country star Chase Bryant
Q&A with rising country star Chase Bryant

WANT TO GO?

Chase Bryant

Presented by the Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta

WHEN: 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Riverfront Park Stage, Point Pleasant

TICKETS: Free

INFO: 304-593-2404 or ...

Heart can still steal your soul

Wednesday night a packed Clay Center Auditorium had their souls moved and their seats shaken by the grand dames of American rock ‘n’ roll, the Wilson sisters, better known as Heart. Four decades of touring would leave many bands sounding ...

Shots from the Bar: July 1, 2015
Shots from the Bar: July 1, 2015

Just because Charleston’s all-singing, all-dancing, all-artsy FestivALL has concluded another successful year, that doesn’t mean it’s quieting down. There’s people at the ballpark, in the bars and on the streets....

In Short, July 2-8, 2015: Lambert/Shelton at Greenbrier Classic; Jerry Run summer music; All Good returns to WV

Greenbrier Classic music

Country music stars Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are featured this Friday as part of the Greenbrier Classic PGA golf tournament, with Lambert taking the stage at 8 p.m. and Shelton at 9:30 p.m....

WV's Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. returns home for Live on the Levee
WV's Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. returns home for Live on the Levee

Not everybody likes fireworks. The noise, the light, the smell, the crowds of people who come to see them. There are plenty of folks who'd rather just stay home and binge watch “Orange is the New Black” on Netflix.

Landau Eugene...

Review: ‘Mountain Stage’ wraps up FestivALL

There's a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning and Charleston got a little of both turned upside down Sunday night at the Clay Center, when “Mountain Stage” closed out this year's FestivALL.

Due to ticket demand,...

Shorty brings good time to Charleston

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue brought life and soul into the Clay Center’s packed Maier Foundation Performance Hall on Thursday night.

The New Orleans group was in town for the Mayor’s Concert —an annual event...

‘Keys to the city’: Painted pianos strike an interactive note around Charleston
‘Keys to the city’: Painted pianos strike an interactive note around Charleston

His invitation was subtle.

After John Smithson picked up a few groceries at The Purple Onion, he took a seat at the open piano — placed next to rows of flowers and boxes of fresh squash...

Not a story about a horn
Not a story about a horn

A guitar player or a banjo picker will sometimes have a story about how they came into their instrument. 

Some string players can get very particular about where their instrument comes from or how it was made. They have epic stories about how...

Chris Stapleton: Certified coalfield country boy
Chris Stapleton: Certified coalfield country boy

Songwriters go to Nashville by the thousands every year. Many of them pick up day jobs at Kmart or delivering pizzas to help pay the bills while they navigate the city looking for their big break — many, but not all.

“Yeah, I never ...

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