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

Puppet theater puts twist on Twain’s greatest tales
Puppet theater puts twist on Twain’s greatest tales

The Cincinnati-based performance group Madcap Puppets brings several of Mark Twain’s most beloved characters to life in “Twain’s Twisted Tales,” which it will perform at several Kanawha County libraries on Friday and...

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...

USA’s new Thursday lineup kicks off the week’s premieres
USA’s new Thursday lineup kicks off the week’s premieres

This week’s five new shows come from just three networks, with USA unveiling it’s all-new Thursday night lineup and FX debuting two new comedies in the 10 p.m. hour the same day. Lifetime rounds out the group with a new drama on Sundays. ...

In Short: July 17-23, 2014

Third Eye Cabaret

Third Eye Cabaret returns in a new location — Timothy’s Lounge, 1022 Quarrier St. — at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Performers this week are acoustic blues singer Bobby Altmann, rapper Tiffany...

‘RFC’ features InFormation

This week’s “RFC MINI SHOW,” online at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult), dives into the vault for two songs — including a never-before-seen one — by local rock band InFormation that were recorded in May ...

‘Detroit’ challenges theatergoers’ perceptions of themselves, their world
‘Detroit’ challenges theatergoers’ perceptions of themselves, their world

Sometimes it's not enough for a piece of theater to entertain. Sometimes, it has to show you something, maybe even show you yourself.

Tyler Eldridge and Marlette Carter say that's what "Detroit" is trying to do — hold a mirror up to...

Free music festival celebrates fifth anniversary
Free music festival celebrates fifth anniversary

Steve “Sweat” Thomas doesn’t have a lot of great aspirations for his Sweatstock festival in Point Pleasant. Sweatstock is probably never going to become another Woodstock, and that’s alright by him....

Song for Sandy Hook an unexpected blessing for band
Song for Sandy Hook an unexpected blessing for band

A good song can do wonders for a musician.

Tim Warren of The Alternate Routes, who perform Friday at Huntington’s Pullman Square, said his band might not have recorded its most recent record if not for one good song, "Nothing More," which ...

Tate Stevens at the Putnam County Fair
Tate Stevens at the Putnam County Fair

Country artist and 2012 “X Factor” winner Tate Stevens is this weekend’s headliner at the Putnam County Fair, which runs Saturday through July 19 at the fairgrounds in Eleanor. Last year, Stevens, who performs at 8:30 p.m....

Qiet, Tofujitsu make Live on the Levee debut
Qiet, Tofujitsu make Live on the Levee debut

Two more local bands make their Live on the Levee debut this week when the free summer concert series kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Haddad Riverfront Park. First up is indie rock duo Tofujitsu, followed by self-described “chameleon...

The Tennessee Tramp returns to Comedy Zone
The Tennessee Tramp returns to Comedy Zone

Back again by popular demand, Janet Williams — aka “The Tennessee Tramp” — returns to the Comedy Zone at the Holiday Inn and Suites in South Charleston this weekend, along with Jerry Harvey. Williams, has toured nationally...

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