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Friday, Feb 7: Dale Watson and His Lonestars at Carnegie Hall

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Local Beat

On Friday, February 7th, Dale Watson and his Lonestars will grace the stage of Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, WV. Dale is a keeper of the true country music flame, latest album Call Me Insane, was recorded in Austin with veteran producer Lloyd Maines (Robert Earl Keen, Jerry Jeff Walker, etc.). The Austin-based honky-tonker carries on […]

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This February: Jonah Carden, FREE Champagne, and more at The Asylum!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Local Beat

February is full of great entertainment at the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg. Friday, Feb 7: Krista Hughes Band (classic and modern country, vintage rock, with progressive indie sound) Friday, Feb 14: Valentine’s Theme Dinner and live music w/ Frank Arnold Duo. + Free Champagne! Friday, Feb 21: Shawn Benfield and Walter Debar (flavors of American […]

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Friday, Jan 31: Matt Holloman at The Asylum!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, January 31st don’t miss Matt Holloman at the Asylum in Lewisburg. Born and raised in southern West Virginia, Matt mixes the likes of Howlin Wolf and Muddy Waters to create a style of his own. Also this month, check out Shawn Benfield Eric Bolander on January 17th, 9pm; and the West Virginia Winter […]

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Friday, Jan 17: Crys Matthews will Soothe Your Soul at Carnegie Hall

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Americana and country-soul singer/songwriter, Crys Matthews is nothing if not ambitious. In August 2017, she simultaneously released both a new full-length album, The Imagineers and an EP, Battle Hymn For An Army Of Lovers. These collections showcase two sides of Matthews’ dynamic songwriting; The Imagineers is a selection of thoughtful songs about love and life […]

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Friday, Dec 20: The VPOC Holiday Thang w/ The Yetti @ Wild Bean

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

It is the year 2020 and a giant meteor has set its fiery sights on planet Earth.  Its intention is to press the reset button on civilization. Some people run and seek shelter, others passively accept their fate and take what time they have left to reflect on the great things that our species has […]

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Wed. Nov 27: Thanksgiving Eve Party w/ Nick Durm & Randy Gilkey at The Asylum!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Wednesday, November 27, 9pm, the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg presents a Thanksgiving Eve Party w/ Nick Durm and Randy Gilkey. Coming from the heart of West Virginia, Durm and Gilkey provide the right blend to soaring harmony on the top Americana anthems. Also, don’t miss Untrained Professionals on Friday, November 15, 9pm! – HashtagWV […]

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Saturday, Oct 5: The Virginia Opry’s Fall Harvest Jamboree!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

The Virginia Opry will present its “Fall Harvest Jamboree” that will complete its 28th performance season by featuring Billy Fury’s Moonshine Express Band on stage at the Historic Masonic Theatre on Saturday, October 5, at 7pm. Other music guests include Jana Allen as well as Crossing Country Lines – Virginia Boys. Fury’s Moonshine Express Band […]

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Saturday, Sept 14: Short & Company and Chelsea Nolan @ Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Short & Company (genre: blues/rock/soul) is bringing their guitar blazing tunes to  Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company on Saturday, September 14th. Also joining Jeremy Short & crew is singer-songwriter Chelsea Nolan (genre: bluegrass) This is a FREE show and music kicks off at 6pm as part of Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company’s Get Out Explore Bring Beer […]

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Saturday, Aug 31: Off the Wall at Stuart’s Smokehouse

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Saturday, August 31, enjoy the sounds of 50’s and 60’s country and rock w/ Off the Wall at Stuart’s Smokehouse in Alderson, WV. They play from 9pm-1am.  Enjoy classic rock, a 2,400 sq ft.deck and delicious menu items while overlooking the Greenbrier River.  They are located at 1738 Highland Trl, Alderson, West Virginia 24910.   304-445-3294. Find Stuart’s online […]

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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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Something for Everyone w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this February!

Something for Everyone w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this February! - There’s something for everyone at Greenbrier Valley Theatre this 2020 Performance Season! + Enter to WIN 2 Tickets to any show this year! Pick us up to learn more! This month we feature The Squirrel Master Classic by Larry Case, the Virginia Opry, a call to race fans by Matthew Young, a sweet escape with […]

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