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Local Beat: Gypsies on the Move.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Popular local music duo, Shane and Lynda Allen with Rivertown Gypsies, will soon be on the move and heading East. They are moving out of the valley and over to Norfolk, Virginia. For the past four years, Shane and Lynda have played every First Friday at the Irish Pub in downtown Lewisburg. They describe their […]

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Unobstructed View: Stockyard Parade

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat, Unobstructed View

Make plans to see classic rock band, Stockyard Parade this Fall. Most recently performing at Carnegie Hall’s Ivy Terrace concert series, their upcoming shows include Moncove Lake State Park in Gap Mills on Friday, August 3; the Water Festival in Hinton on Saturday, August 4th; and Hill and Holler in Lewisburg on Saturday, October 13th. […]

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Sunday, July 29: Don Steck at Irish Pub!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Sunday, July 29th, local singer/songwriter Don Steck performs at the Irish Pub in downtown Lewisburg from 2:30-5:30pm. Throughout the month, there are more shows at the pub! MA’AM, Rivertown Gypsies, Jim Snyder, Logan Duff, and Patrick O’Flaherty. Don’t miss all the fun, including Pub Quiz hosted by Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company! Here is the […]

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Sat. May 19: Our Night to Shine at Masonic Theatre!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

STARS (Special Theatrical Artists Revue & Showcase) will perform “Our Night to Shine,” its first variety show of the troupe’s 23rd performance season on stage at the Historic Masonic Theatre on Saturday, May 19, at 7pm. Under the direction of Paula Crance and Sonja Kimberlin, STARS will perform a variety of skits and songs with […]

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AN AFTERNOON WITH KODIE BROOKS.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Johnny Tassa, Local Beat, Random Prophet

I moved to West Virginia in 2008. That same year, I remember hearing about a terrible head on car accident that involved a 15 year old boy who was seriously injured and left in a coma. They didn’t know if he would ever wake up.The doctors weren’t sure whether or not he’d suffered permanent brain […]

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Sat. May 5: A Spring Concert w/ GV Chorale!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

The Greenbrier Valley Chorale will present its spring concert, Reflections in Song:  Rivers, Rain, Oceans and Tears, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg. The Greenbrier Valley Chorale is known throughout the region for the high caliber of its performances. The artistic director is Barbara Wygal Lutz, and Teresa Bryant […]

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Friday, March 30: Rob Jones at Sweet Shoppe!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, March 30 Rob Jones performs at the Sweet Shoppe in downtown Lewisburg. Rob is known for his catchy rhythms on the guitar and dynamic vocal melodies. More upcoming shows this March! Friday, March 9: Jonah Carden Wednesday, March 7 & 21: Open Mic w/ Dan Freeman Saturday, March 17: St. Patty’s Day Party […]

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Friday, March 23: Bees Trees @ The Asylum!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, March 23, experience with buzz with The Bees Trees at the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg. They deliver a dynamic fusion of melodies that highlight a wide range of musical influences – including funk, roots rock, reggae, jazz and blues. By frequently performing in a variety of venues – from taverns to music festivals and theaters – […]

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Tue Feb 13: Mardi Gras @ Irish Pub!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

It’s almost time for Mardi Gras, which is French for Fat Tuesday! This is the party to end all parties because the next day is Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), which also happens to land on Valentine’s Day. Since chocolate is out of the equation, Christian couples might celebrate their love with smudges […]

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Fri. Jan 19: Krista Hughes Brings Soul to The Asylum!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, January 19th, Krista Hughes Band is playing at the Asylum, 9pm, in Lewisburg. Influenced by traditional country music, as well as folk and singer/songwriter, Krista’s music is pure and beautiful. Her sound is part country, part folk, and a dash of soul that makes for a truly unique sound. Krista was born, raised, […]

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Celebrate 35 years of Carnegie Hall with Hashtag Lewisburg this August!

Celebrate 35 years of Carnegie Hall with Hashtag Lewisburg this August! - Celebrate 35 years of Carnegie Hall with Hashtag Lewisburg this August! The 2018-2019 Mainstage Season marks Carnegie Hall’s 35th year of presenting world-class arts programming in historic Lewisburg, WV. From September to May, the Hall will feature an array of genres from symphonic music to comedic theater and Americana to jazz. This season is an […]

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