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Friday, Jan 18: Zoo of Trees at The Asylum

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, January 18th, Beckley musicians Shawn Benfield (Guitar/Vocals) and Chris Huddle (Guitar/Backing Vocals) will come together to perform all your acoustic favorites at the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg. Follow them and see video at facebook.com/zoooftrees Also this January, check out Dan Freeman and Nathan Seldomridge; Winter Music Festival; Krista Hughes Band; and Matt Deal! The […]

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Interview w/ Riders in the Sky, an Important Slice of the American Musical Pie

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

For more than thirty years Riders in The Sky have been keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and revitalizing the genre. And while remaining true to the integrity of Western music, they have themselves have become modern-day icons by branding the genre with […]

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Friday, Dec 21: Corey Lee McQuade and Paul Johnson at Greenbrier Bowling

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, In the Neighborhood, Local Beat

If you are looking to add some Appalachian soul to your holiday festivities, check out Corey Lee McQuade and Paul E Johnson at Greenbrier Bowling and Recreation Center in Lewisburg on Friday, December 21st from 9pm – midnight. This duo has performed together for over two decades in Johnson’s Crossroad, a traveling band out of Asheville, North Carolina. […]

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Fri. Nov 9 & Sat. Nov 10: Justin Wells, Arlo McKinley, & more at Wild Bean!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On November 9th and 10, don’t miss 3 bands – 2 Shows – 1 Price at the Wild Bean in Lewisburg, WV! Arlo McKinley & The Lonesome Sound and Justin Wells take over downtown Lewisburg on Friday, November 9th. Weekend tickets with Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle on Saturday, Nov 10 are only $17 in advance and single […]

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Friday, Nov 16: Beggars Clan at Greenbrier Bowling

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat, Things to Do

On Friday, November 16, Beggars Clan will bring the funk and reggae to Greenbrier Bowling & Rec Center in Lewisburg.  Hailing from Charleston, WV., their influences are Bob Marley, Easy Star All Stars, The Beatles, Al Green, Long Beach Dub All Stars, The Grateful Dead, Toots and the Maytals. Show starts at 8:30pm On Saturday, […]

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This November, Get your Gravy on w/ Groundhog Gravy & more at The Asylum!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, Nov 16th, get your gravy on with Groundhog Gravy at The Asylum in Lewisburg. Their mission is simple – everybody in the crowd is just as vital as the band.  When taking the stage, they consume on-lookers and compel their attention. What had started off as acoustic, beatnik, grass-funkin’ on the front porch […]

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Friday, Oct 12: Bad Keys of the Mtn at Greenbrier Bowling

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat, Music

On Friday, Oct 12th, Bad Keys of the Mountain (pictured above) and Lazy & Justified will play at Greenbrier Bowling & Rec Center, 6:30pm-12am in Lewisburg. $5 cover. Bad Keys of the Mountain play cosmic American music.  Lazy & Justified are an Americana/Folk Duo. Formed in December 2017, Bad Keys of the Mountain is a Rock […]

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Sat. Sept 8: Gyasi’s Infectious Groove @Wild Bean

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Festivals & Events, Local Beat, Things to Do

On Saturday, September 8th, 8pm, the Wild Bean in downtown Lewisburg welcomes Gyasi Heus, a WV native and Nashville transplant. This talented musician combines early blues, 70s psychedelia, and glam rock to deliver Rock N Roll that sounds both classic and new with influences like Bowie and Zeppelin. There will be an opening set from Amy […]

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Local Beat: Gypsies on the Move.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Popular local music duo, Shane and Lynda Allen with Rivertown Gypsies, will soon be on the move and heading East. They are moving out of the valley and over to Norfolk, Virginia. For the past four years, Shane and Lynda have played every First Friday at the Irish Pub in downtown Lewisburg. They describe their […]

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Unobstructed View: Stockyard Parade

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Local Beat, Unobstructed View

Make plans to see classic rock band, Stockyard Parade this Fall. Most recently performing at Carnegie Hall’s Ivy Terrace concert series, their upcoming shows include Moncove Lake State Park in Gap Mills on Friday, August 3; the Water Festival in Hinton on Saturday, August 4th; and Hill and Holler in Lewisburg on Saturday, October 13th. […]

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EMPIRE STRIKES BRASS AT APPALACHIA FLAVOR FESTIVAL W/ HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER THIS NOVEMBER!

Empire Strikes Brass at Appalachia Flavor Festival w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this November! - Empire Strikes Brass w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this November! They perform at  Appalachia Flavor Festival on Saturday, November 16th, 6p-12am at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds. Smooth Ambler Spirits and Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company are excited to present this event, which is a fundraising event to showcase the hard work and pride that our local craftsmen […]

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