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The M.F.B. Brings Intense Funk to Watoga Art in the Park!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Mountain Scene

On Saturday afternoon, August 31, from 2-5pm, The M.F.B. will be funkin’ up Watoga State Park during Watoga Art in the Park in Marlinton, Pocahontas County. Over the last seven years, this popular band out of Charleston has laid waste to the music landscape with contagious grooves and an over-the-top stage show that has left […]

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Justin Wells Stirs up Quite the Storm.

By: HashtagWV / Category: B Sides & Badlands, Blog, Jason Scott

Justin Wells soaks every syllable with soul-moving conviction. His work, namely his 2016 solo debut, Dawn in the Distance, is appropriately steeped in the stone cold classics — a little bit George Jones and Waylon Jennings, and a whole lotta rock ‘n roll. Even so early in his career, Wells plants his feet as a […]

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Mtn Music Trail: Take Time Off & Enjoy Live Music

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Gibbs Kinderman, Mountain Music Trail

Saturday, August 17 is Mountain Music Trail Day at the State Fair of West Virginia, when three tradition-based bands perform at on the Sprint Free Stage. Fair Manager Kelly Collins has invited us to book this special day for the last several years, and we appreciate her support. Kicking things off at the 11am show […]

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Saturday, Aug 24: Under the Gun at Sweet Shoppe

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Saturday, Aug 24th, the Sweet Shoppe presents Under The Gun. 10p-1am. This is a local band from Greenbrier and Monroe Counties in southern WV. They play a popular variety of music as well as originals. For more information, find them online at facebook.com/pg/underthegunwv. The Sweet Shoppe is located at 125 W. Washington St. Lewisburg, […]

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This August: Krista Hughes Band & More at The Asylum!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Out Loud

On Saturday, Aug 24: Krista Hughes Band performs at the Asylum, 9pm. They are classic and modern country, vintage rock with a progressive indie edge. Also this month, don’t miss:  John Covey Cole (any and all genres), Friday, Aug 2 at 9pm; Russell Fallstad Fiddleshow (a United Way Fundraiser), Wednesday, Aug 2 from 6p-9pm; and […]

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Taste of Mexico Coming to WV State Fair + 9 Fares Compete for Best New Fair Food”!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, In the Neighborhood

Carlito’s is taking a big stride this month by setting up their very first vendor booth at the WV State Fair and competing for “Best New Fair Food.” Their booth is named Taste of Mexico and will be located between the Grand Stand and the WV Building. Established in 1998, Carlito’s is a family-owned business […]

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Saturday, Aug 17: Congratulate Lewisburg Going Roundup Free at The Greenspace!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Around Town, Blog

Lewisburg, WV Mayor, Beverly White, announces roundup free parks & greenspaces! On Saturday, August 17th, join Another Season Honey Farm and Greenbrier Watershed Association to celebrate Lewisburg going roundup free.  This celebration will be held at The Greenspace, 11a-1pm! Another Season Honey Farm is hosting this celebration of Lewisburg’s decision to go roundup free by […]

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WV State Fair Celebrates 95 Years w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog

It’s all about the journey in this month’s issue of Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper. Diana Hunt takes us through the 95-year history of the State Fair of West Virginia. + 9 Fares will compete for the “Best New Fair Food” during this year’s event, held Thursday, August 8th until Saturday the 17th. The M.F.B. will […]

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July/August: Nunsense, a Musical Satire at Greenbrier Valley Theatre!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Acting Out, Blog

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the state professional theatre of West Virginia, is proud to present the highly praised musical comedy Nunsense. Sister Julia, Child of God, has unintentionally poisoned her fellow sisters with a bad batch of vichyssoise, leaving it up to the surviving five Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise funds for funeral costs. Using […]

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Friday, Aug 2: “Memories of Elvis” Dinner Theatre w/ Michael Hoover & Band

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, August 2nd, The Virginia Opry’s Appalfolks of America presents a tribute to the King of Rock and Roll w/ the “Memories of Elvis” Dinner Theatre featuring Michael Hoover & Band at The Farm at Glen Haven in Clifton Forge, Virginia. Michael Hoover was born in Washington, DC. He can remember learning Elvis songs […]

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Back to the Music w/ Lewisburg City Paper this September!

Back into the Music w/ HashtagWV this September! - It’s back to the music w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this September. Susanna Robinson features Warner Music School: from humble beginnings to true love and more.  Other big stories include Wild Cuisine at the West Virginia Roadkill Cookoff, Freshwater Folk Festival, an interview with Carlene Carter, Highway Queen by Jason Scott, and so much more! […]

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