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Ivy Terrace Summer Concert Series at Carnegie Hall!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Local Beat

Enjoy free live music on the lawn of Carnegie Hall during this Summer’s Ivy Terrace Concert Series! The line-up includes Long Point String Band (old-time acoustic), Shayar (reggae), Hardened and Tempered (folk and country), Thomas Taylor (country), Krista Hughes Band (classic country to modern country to vintage rock), and B-BAMS (Neil Young, The Beatles, etc)! […]

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Friday, March 29: Josh Folmsbee & The Crooked Roots at Greenbrier Bowling

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Music can be a common ground for so many people, and for Josh Folmsbee & The Crooked Roots that’s exactly what it is! On Friday, March 29 at Greenbrier Bowling and Recreation Center in Lewisburg, check out a band consisting of four members from all different walks of life and different musical tastes. They are […]

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Friday, March 1: Dave Shepherd at Hawk Knob

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat, Things to Do

On Friday, March 1 from 6-9pm, Dave Shepherd, a country(ish) musician from Philadelphia will be playing his unique blend of music at Hawk Knob Cidery and Meadery in Lewisburg. Dave is influenced by such far-flung styles as 90’s-2000’s punk and indie, 60’s country and bluegrass, classic rock, and instrumental jazz. Listen to him now at […]

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Friday, Feb 22: Bicycle Band at The Asylum

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, February 22, check out alternative rock/pop band, Bicycle at The Asylum. They are self-described as “Great musicians rocking great songs. Bike riders making noise.” The Asylum is located at 114 E. Randolph St in downtown Lewisburg. For more info call 681-318-3515.

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Friday, Jan 18: Zoo of Trees at The Asylum

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, January 18th, Beckley musicians Shawn Benfield (Guitar/Vocals) and Chris Huddle (Guitar/Backing Vocals) will come together to perform all your acoustic favorites at the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg. Follow them and see video at facebook.com/zoooftrees Also this January, check out Dan Freeman and Nathan Seldomridge; Winter Music Festival; Krista Hughes Band; and Matt Deal! The […]

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Interview w/ Riders in the Sky, an Important Slice of the American Musical Pie

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

For more than thirty years Riders in The Sky have been keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and revitalizing the genre. And while remaining true to the integrity of Western music, they have themselves have become modern-day icons by branding the genre with […]

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Friday, Dec 21: Corey Lee McQuade and Paul Johnson at Greenbrier Bowling

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, In the Neighborhood, Local Beat

If you are looking to add some Appalachian soul to your holiday festivities, check out Corey Lee McQuade and Paul E Johnson at Greenbrier Bowling and Recreation Center in Lewisburg on Friday, December 21st from 9pm – midnight. This duo has performed together for over two decades in Johnson’s Crossroad, a traveling band out of Asheville, North Carolina. […]

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Fri. Nov 9 & Sat. Nov 10: Justin Wells, Arlo McKinley, & more at Wild Bean!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On November 9th and 10, don’t miss 3 bands – 2 Shows – 1 Price at the Wild Bean in Lewisburg, WV! Arlo McKinley & The Lonesome Sound and Justin Wells take over downtown Lewisburg on Friday, November 9th. Weekend tickets with Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle on Saturday, Nov 10 are only $17 in advance and single […]

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Friday, Nov 16: Beggars Clan at Greenbrier Bowling

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat, Things to Do

On Friday, November 16, Beggars Clan will bring the funk and reggae to Greenbrier Bowling & Rec Center in Lewisburg.  Hailing from Charleston, WV., their influences are Bob Marley, Easy Star All Stars, The Beatles, Al Green, Long Beach Dub All Stars, The Grateful Dead, Toots and the Maytals. Show starts at 8:30pm On Saturday, […]

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This November, Get your Gravy on w/ Groundhog Gravy & more at The Asylum!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, Nov 16th, get your gravy on with Groundhog Gravy at The Asylum in Lewisburg. Their mission is simple – everybody in the crowd is just as vital as the band.  When taking the stage, they consume on-lookers and compel their attention. What had started off as acoustic, beatnik, grass-funkin’ on the front porch […]

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Saddle up for June w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper!

Saddle up for June w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! - Saddle up this June for the best things to do in Greenbrier County and surrounding areas!  Sigrid House, owner of Mounted Blessing LLC, invites you to her farm for summer horseback riding lessons. Jason Scott with B-Sides and Badlands interviews Black Garlic about their new album. They play at the Wild Bean in downtown Lewisburg on Saturday, June 22. Gibbs Kinderman with the Mountain Music Trail celebrates Dwight Diller, who won […]

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