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Wed. Feb 1: Bill Staines at Irish Pub

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Bill Staines has been my hero since 1977. He carries on where Woody left off- carrying on the tradition of stories and characters you wish you knew.” Nanci Griffith On Wednesday evenings, the Irish Pub in Lewisburg, often hosts guest musicians, along with a special offer on a different whiskey each week. Anyone not familiar with the […]

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Apprentice Day: Employers, Kids, & Volunteers Wanted!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

When you were a child, what was your dream job? Did your dream come true? If you had the chance to experience your dream job as a child, would it have changed your life? At National Apprentice Day, they are creating a world where every child has the opportunity to discover and pursue their dream […]

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Sun, Oct 30: Musical Mayhem From New Orleans!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Musical Mayhem from New Orleans is coming to Lewisburg w/ Josh Paxton and Debbie Davis. The duo is performing a concert at the Irish Pub on Sunday, October 30th from 3-5pm. Josh Paxton grew up in the suburbs of Cincinnati and moved to New Orleans to attend graduate school for jazz piano. He never left […]

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Erica Rebinski and more at The Asylum!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Don’t miss out on all the fun events at The Asylum this September! On Friday, September Erica Rebinski performs on stage from 9pm-midnight! There’s also the end of summer full moon party w/Derek Woodz Band, Matt Evans going away party, and the Monticola Meadery Release Party! Get out and enjoy! HashtagWV September 2016.

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Friday, July 15: Shayar at Sweet Shoppe!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, July 15th dance the night away to reggae with Jamaican born singer/songwriter, Shayar! He performs at the Sweet Shoppe in downtown Lewisburg, WV. –  Hashtag #79, July 2016

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This July – Spanglers & Shawn Owen @ Asylum!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Don’t miss all the good live music at the Asylum and Shawn Owen’s Full Moon Party this July! The Spanglers are not so typical family band. Their influences include: Mark Knopfler, Hank Williams, Mott the Hoople, Keith Green, Bruce Cockburn, T-Bone Burnett, Doctor “D”, The Band, BB King and the list continues. Connect with them now […]

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Fri. June 17: VPOC Reunion at Hill & Holler

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

On Friday, June 17th, Vern’s Pot O’ Chili (VPOC) will perform a long awaited reunion concert on the stage at Hill & Holler Pizza. VPOC is a mostly original music 9 piece band with styles in funk, reggae, rock and jam. Their songs are about life, love, and growing up in the 2000’s. Their upcoming […]

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Fat Cheek Kat Kicks off Mtn Music Fest!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat, Uncategorized

Get excited for Fat Cheek Kat’s Mountain Music Festival preview show at the Wild Bean on Friday, May 6th at 9pm! This early stop at the bean will give you a peak of what they are all about. You can also WIN TICKETS to the festival at this show! Fat Cheek Kat is a funk/roots […]

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Live & Local at The Asylum this January!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

Enjoy live and local music at the Asylum all month long! On Friday, Jan 8th, bare bones blues-rock duo Blackwater Mojo performs. lbspy.com/fri-sept-11-blackwater-mojo-the-asylum-lewisburg-wv/ Friday, Jan 15th Erica Rebinski takes the stage. lbspy.com/restaurant-gigs-are-tough-for-musicians/ Friday, Jan 22, check out the Spanglers. Friday, January 29th, don’t miss Shawn Cohen! Also happening at the Asylym is Happy Hour daily!!! […]

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Sat. Jan 30: West Virginia Winter Music Festival!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Local Beat

The 2016 edition of the annual West Virginia Winter Music Festival (formerly the Greenbrier Valley Winter Music Festival) is slated for Saturday, January 30. This year’s event boasts 7 venues with close to 40 acts from a 5 county region in WV and VA. Participating venues this year are Greenbrier Valley Theater, The Irish Pub, […]

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WARM UP THE HOLIDAYS THIS DECEMBER W/ HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER!

Warm up the holidays this December w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper! - Warm up the holidays this December w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper!  + Find KRAMPUS to enter for your chance to win a dozen cupcakes from Cakes Your Way and the Coffee Café in Covington, VA! Located in downtown Covington, Cakes Your Way and the Coffee Café is the town’s convenient stop for a latte and […]

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