BIG Events are Happening in late May/Early June!
Rhythm Blues and all that Jazz @ Carnegie Hall (May 29th-2nd) Featuring some of the best jazz and blues artists you can find anywhere. Skip work and head to Carnegie Hall Thursday evening for a free kick off concert outside on our Ivy Terrace. Bring food and drink for the perfect summer evening picnic. Spend Friday sightseeing and shopping in our picturesque town, but report back to the Hall that evening for a night of jazz. Saturday is a full day event featuring 3 blues artists throughout the afternoon and into the evening. Come and go as you please, step into our own Back Alley Lounge for wine and beer, or grab some of the best barbeque you’ll ever taste on the lawn. Come once and you’ll make Rhythm, Blues and All That Jazz a yearly retreat! – Carnegie Hall.
Studebaker John – Free blues concert on the lawn – May 31 6:30pm
“A Chicago blues classic…his raw amplified harmonica work recalls past masters like Little Walter Jacobs and Big Walter Horton, while his slide guitar style is descended from the styles of Elmore James and Hound Dog Taylor.” – Chicago Tribune
Grace Kelly – Jazz – June 1 7:30pm
Nineteen-year-old prodigy saxophonist /vocalist/composer/lyricist/arranger Grace Kelly has already earned a laundry list of awards. Critics worldwide are keeping their eyes on her.
Lucky Peterson featuring Tamara Peterson – Blues – June 2 3pm
Lucky Peterson is the most dangerous triple threat working in the blues, a searing lead guitarist, fantastic organist, and first-rate vocalist.
Rory Block – Blues
“…Rory Block is one of the greatest living acoustic blues artists… she can hold her own with the legends who inspired her.” – Blues Revue
Shane Dwight – Blues
“Dwight is a charismatic and talented guitarist, vocalist and songwriter… fast becoming a blues sensation” -San Francisco Chronicle
Dandelion Festival in WSS (May 26-30th) Live Music, Arts & Crafts, Car Show, Fishing Derby, Kids Activities & Games, Contests Fireworks.
HASHTAGWV ART & ENTERTAINMENT Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Christina Entenmann-Edwards has been a WV resident since September 2008. She was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and is no stranger to hard work and the entrepreneurial spirit. In 2006, she graduated from Quinnipiac University (Hamden, Connecticut), Cum Laude, with a B.A. in History. In 2010, she graduated with an M.B.A. from Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia). In February 2012, Christina launched HashtagWV as the area’s first full-color, free arts and entertainment tabloid + online platform. Christina completed the Leadership West Virginia class of 2021, which is an innovative program that grows, engages, and mobilizes leaders to ignite a life passion to move West Virginia forward.