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Best bet: Gospel Sing
Best bet: Gospel Sing

The 18th annual Capital City Gospel Sing comes to the Municipal Auditorium starting at 7 p.m. Friday featuring a host of top-notch groups. The acts include the Primtive Quartet from Candler, North Carolina; the McKameys from Clinton, Tenn.; The...

Best bet: Gospel Sing
Best bet: Gospel Sing

The 18th annual Capital City Gospel Sing comes to the Municipal Auditorium starting at 7 p.m. Friday featuring a host of top-notch groups. The acts include the Primtive Quartet from Candler, North Carolina; the McKameys from Clinton, Tenn.; The...

Best bet: Rage Against the Machine Tribute Band
Best bet: Rage Against the Machine Tribute Band

The world’s first and only all-female Rage Against the Machine tribute band, based out of Nashville, comes to the Boulevard Tavern, 806 Kanawha Blvd., in a show starting after 9 p.m. Saturday. The band (from left) features Sarah Shepherd (bass),...

Best bet: ZZ Top in Huntington
Best bet: ZZ Top in Huntington

Long-running American rockers ZZ Top, a band first formed in Houston, Texas in 1969, comes to Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington in a show starting 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets range from $47.50 to $145. This event has been rescheduled from Oct....

Shots from the Bar
Shots from the Bar

The days are getting longer, but that doesn’t mean everybody goes to bed immediately after the sun goes down. Leave that to the guys who run dairies.

Life around Charleston is starting to perk up. Want some proof?

So, how are you...

5 Questions with singer/songwriter Tim Korenich
5 Questions with singer/songwriter Tim Korenich

For right at a decade, Tim Korenich fronted a group of high school friends who became The Beauregards after most of them moved to Pittsburgh for college. 

That iteration lasted for about five years. The group showed some promise, but then...

Inciteful thoughts about metal
Inciteful thoughts about metal

Pop music follows cycles. For the last couple of years, the radio airwaves have been full of bright dance music, banjo-infused folk rock and “bro country,” while other styles, like thrash metal haven’t been played as much....

Still a Freek - Freekbass returns to Charleston
Still a Freek - Freekbass returns to Charleston

Chris “Freekbass” Sherman has been coming to Charleston for a long time now. The first time he spoke with The Charleston Gazette was in 2001.

Sherman laughed and said, “I don’t think I was shaving the first time I...

Review: Mountain Stage dishes up sentimentality

Sunday night’s Mountain Stage show at the Cultural Center offered a sentimental evening with congruent themes of love, loss, family and irreparable heartbreak. Early in the evening the audience found their collective hearts clutched in their...

Molly Hatchet to headline city Biker Bash

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Classic rock stars Molly Hatchet will headline the entertainment for this year’s Capitol City Biker Bash, June 11-13 at Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston.

Molly Hatchet is best known for the hit...

Movie review: ‘Insurgent’ one-ups ‘Divergent,’ and suggests better films to come
Movie review: ‘Insurgent’ one-ups ‘Divergent,’ and suggests better films to come

“Insurgent” doesn’t seriously diverge from the “Divergent/Hunger Games/Maze Runner” formula until its final act.

Up until then, this “Divergent” sequel is Young Adults Save the World...

Tight budget has WVSO playing a sad song
Tight budget has WVSO playing a sad song

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Over the last few months, there’s been a regular stream of ominous-sounding announcements coming from the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.

First, the symphony announced they were scaling back the number of...

Shots with George Thorogood
Shots with George Thorogood
Rocker best known for bluesy rock anthems plays at the Clay Center this weekend.

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