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LBSPY “Mind your Business” Party, Feb 24th

You are invited to celebrate LBSPY’s One Year Birthday Bash at Del Sol Cantina Grille in downtown Lewisburg on Sunday, February 24th, 6-10pm. Come out and celebrate with us. We will have live music by The Jarmovers (Lewisburg’s Beer Tinged Bar Band! Find them at lbspy.com/band). There is a $10 admission at the door that […]

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Speakeasy Bootleggers Ball II, Feb 23

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink Reviews, Leah Deitz, Music

The Second Annual Bootlegger’s Ball is scheduled to be held Saturday, February 23 at Carnegie Hall, 8pm till Midnight. Bootlegger’s Ball II will build on the prohibition theme from last year by adding a vaudeville and burlesque component to the speakeasy. This year’s event is packed with more entertainment acts to include music, dancers, comedy […]

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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.: A Wash-Rags to Riches Story, Issue #4

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Music, Sound of the Town, Susanna Robinson

From just a few months ago, when this amazing performer was still washing cars in Logan , WV , until next month, when he will be knocking the audience dead at Harlem ‘s legendary Apollo Theatre, the story of Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. is more than a Cinderella tale. Having won the first place title […]

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Steel Pterodactyl at Casasanta, Issue #2

By: LBSPY / Category: Music, Sound of the Town, Susanna Robinson

STEEL PTERODACTYL at CASASANTA By Susanna Robinson-Kenga Last night I attended the performance of long-missing-in-action band Steel Pterodactyl at my favorite venue, CasaSanta, the loft atop the Masonic Building on Court Street. It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since the early days of their then-raggedy inception, when they were known as Home Brew. […]

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Spring into April First Friday, Downtown Lewisburg, 4.6.12

By: LBSPY / Category: Art, Food & Drink, Music, Shopping

Gather at THE WILD BEAN for The Lewisburg Farmers Market Annual Publicity Night and Silent Auction Fundraiser. This event kicks off the market’s 11th season of serving the community and feeding its fellow mountaineers. The night is dubbed “Meet your Farmer Night” for its coalescing of farm producers with consumer citizens. Enjoy live folk music, […]

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Meet the Band, Zextrobe (Metal/Thrash)

By: LBSPY / Category: Music

If your musical preference is classic metal, Zextrobe is your band. Within the past few years, Zextrobe has carved out a metal loving niche in Greenbrier County. They perform about 50/50 original music and cover songs and they always deliver to any thrash inspired crowd. As we sat through their practice session, in band member […]

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March into First Friday in Downtown Lewisburg

By: LBSPY / Category: Art, Food & Drink, Music, Shopping

MUSIC & ART: CASASANTA – Live MUSIC w. Steel Pterodactyl, 9pm. The BOOGIE BAND w. a Unique, Richly-Layered, Eclectic Style, RETURNS! Chris Baker, Casey Cantrell, Daryl Clemons, Philip McLaughlin and Missy Lemley back together to help break in CASASANTA’s NEWLY RENOVATED Gin Joint. ADMISSION: $10. Must be 21+ | casasanta.org 304.645.1500 SWEET SHOPPE – Live […]

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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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Best Things to Do in Lewisburg WV! - Spending a day in Lewisburg? Here are a few of the best things to do while you’re visiting. Start your day at the Wild Bean coffee shop.  Located downtown, this cafe offers premium coffee, tea, veggie cuisine, wi-fi, entertainment, and more! The breakfast menu consisting of breakfast burritos, egg scrambles, breakfast sandwiches and granola w/ […]

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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 […]

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