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Merlefest 25, Issue #6

By: LBSPY / Category: Allan Sizemore, Blog, Music Reviews
Music. Friends. Fun. I guess if you have those three things, there’s not much more you can ask for. [...]
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LBSPY Issue #7 Out NOW

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog
LBSPY Issue #7 Features: Food & Wine: Vines & Grinds Cafe & Wine Shop, White Sulphur Springs, WV. Music: [...]
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Greg Brown: Review, Issue #7

Greg Brown’s roots were, in part, sprouted from an electric guitar-playin’ mama, and banjo-strumming grandpa and a dad who [...]
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Got Country Class: Talent Show Review, Issue #6

Last Saturday the culmination of the Got Country Class competition was held in the lush surroundings of the Greenbrier [...]
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Cuddle Magic and Anais Mitchell: Review, Issue #5

To culminate one last sweet-toothed caloric intake of the Chocolate Festival, I attended Carnegie’s concert of singer/songwriter ANAIS MITCHELL [...]
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Zextrobe Concert Review, Issue #3

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Leah Deitz, Music Reviews
Zextrobe. I cannot tell you what a Zextrobe is, but I can give you an overview of what Zextrobe [...]
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Brown Chicken Brown Cow String Band, Issue #6

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Ian Lutz, Music Reviews
I must admit, I usually prefer to listen to BCBCSB in an outdoor setting by the light of a [...]
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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.: A Wash-Rags to Riches Story, Issue #4

From just a few months ago, when this amazing performer was still washing cars in Logan , WV , [...]
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Ladysmith Black Mombazo, Issue #3

Ladysmith Black Mombazo, Concert Review For those of us fortunate enough to share Carnegie Hall’s performance of South Africa [...]
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From Hollers to Hilltops, Morningstar Shines Bright, Issue #7

From Hollers to Hilltops, Morningstar Shines Bright The wild people and wonderful stories of West Virginia have a unique [...]
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March into Local Shops w/ Hashtag Lewisburg!

March into Local Shops w/ Hashtag Lewisburg! - March into local shops w/ Hashtag Lewisburg! This month, we feature Lewisburg’s unique toy and children’s clothing store, Love Child; and Edith’s Health Food Store! This month is also packed full of events with Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s Mary Poppins Jr, St. Patrick’s Day festivities, Trillium’s “From the Ground Up, the Chill is on w/ Polar […]

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WONDER HOW LBSPY REMAINS FREE? - Wondering how LBSPY gets published and distributed FREE every 2 weeks 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 LBSPY comes […]