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September: Bees Trees @ more at The Asylum!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, September 15th, experience the buzz with Bees Trees at the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg!  This band delivers a dynamic fusion of melodies that highlight a wide range of musical influences. They gain inspiration from genres such as soul, funk, jazz, roots rock, reggae and blues. The Bees Trees frequently perform in a variety of venues […]

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Sat. Aug 12: Elvis Comes to Alleghany!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Michael Hoover, winner over 95 contestants in the International Elvis Tribute Artist Competition held in Memphis, will perform “Memories of Elvis” along with his band on stage in the Historic Masonic Theatre in the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia in Clifton Forge on Saturday, August 12, at 8:00 p.m. Winner of the Best Country Singer Award […]

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Sunday, Aug 6: Bouzouki Meets Piano.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Sunday, August 6th head to the Irish Pub in downtown Lewisburg at 3pm for a Bloody Mary’s, mimosa, or a classic pint of your favorite brew and enjoy the tunes of New Orleans musicians, Beth Patterson and Josh Paxton. They will perform what they describe as an intricate style of bouzouki and piano! In […]

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Friday, June 30: Matt Deal at Sweet Shoppe

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, June 30th Matt Deal will grace the stage at the Sweet Shoppe in downtown Lewisburg. Matt grew up in Welch, WV with a steady diet of classics from every genre thanks to his parents’ glorious record/music collection, which included The Beatles, Motown, Country, Classic Rock, Funk, Folk and everything in between was in […]

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Sat. April 8: One Voice Project & The Change

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Saturday, April 8th, at 8pm, Hill and Holler in downtown Lewisburg presents The Change, and all female funk band from Princeton WV.  Bandmembers include: Kayla Mckinney, Aryan Graham, Jedah Palmer, and Caeli Massey. Their inspiration stems from a desire to create “change” in the world with their music; wanting to help others, continue recording […]

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Saturday, March 25: Pontiac at Sweet Shoppe!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Saturday, March 25th, Pontiac returns to one of Lewisburg’s notorious musically taverns, the Sweet Shoppe. They are loaded with new originals, sonic soundscapes and personal musical calibrations. NO COVER, but not free. Tip jar will be present and appreciated. Change in schedule: Friday, March 24: DJ Sid (not Rob Jones) On St. Patrick’s Day the Sweet […]

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DJ Nights & Karaoke at The Sweet Shoppe

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Don’t miss DJ nights and karaoke at The Sweet Shoppe! Every Saturday night it’s DJ Sid and on Thursdays it’s DJ Swerv’n Irvine! The Sweet Shoppe is located on 125 W. Washington Street in downtown Lewisburg. For more info, call 304-645-3214.

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Fri. Feb 24: The Tealights at The Asylum!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Saturday, February 24th, the Tealights play at The Asylum in downtown Lewisburg! They are an indie folk band based in Morehead, Kentucky made up of Elizabeth Pearl Bowman and Caroline Nell Copley. Learn more about them at thetealights.com The Asylum is located at 114 E. Randolph Street in Lewisburg. For more info call, 681-318-3515.

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Wed. Feb 1: Bill Staines at Irish Pub

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Bill Staines has been my hero since 1977. He carries on where Woody left off- carrying on the tradition of stories and characters you wish you knew.” Nanci Griffith On Wednesday evenings, the Irish Pub in Lewisburg, often hosts guest musicians, along with a special offer on a different whiskey each week. Anyone not familiar with the […]

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Apprentice Day: Employers, Kids, & Volunteers Wanted!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

When you were a child, what was your dream job? Did your dream come true? If you had the chance to experience your dream job as a child, would it have changed your life? At National Apprentice Day, they are creating a world where every child has the opportunity to discover and pursue their dream […]

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What would Santa Drink? Find out w/ HashtagWV!

What would Santa Drink w/ HashtagWV Lewisburg WV - What would Santa drink? Find out with HashtagWV this December! And enter for your chance to WIN a dozen cupcakes from B. Sweet Confectionery in White Sulphur Springs, WV. Other features this month include the revelry at Shanghai Parade, Laughin in Lewisburg (a comedy show at the Wild Bean), WV Artist Sean O’Connell, and so […]

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Wonder How HashtagWV Remains Free?

WONDER HOW HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER REMAINS FREE? - Wondering how Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper gets published and distributed FREE every month in-print and online? Do we have wealthy parents or did one of us seduce a millionaire? No. Are we financed by bank loans or grant money? Nope, not that either. Until we hit it BIG in the lotto, every issue of HASHTAGWV comes […]