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ANTIOQUIA Live at the Wild Bean

As anyone who knows me knows, The Wild Bean is my home away from home, my respite in the face of power outages (sorry for my despicable behavior during the derecho; I had been driven mad by the silence!), my morning revival from a wretched dearth of caffeine, feeding my dependency with the always delightful […]

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Interview with Matt Mullins, The Boatmen

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann, Music Reviews

1. How long have you been together? How did you meet? (Matt) We have been together as the Boatmen since July of 2009. Nick Durm and I have known each other since YMCA youth soccer 10 and under I believe and have been playing music together now for almost ten years. We knew of Randy […]

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American Outlaw David Allan Coe @ Clover Club, Sept 21

By: LBSPY / Category: Christina Entenmann, Music Reviews

This September 21st, David Allan Coe, the singer/songwriter known as the “American Outlaw” is coming to WSS. He has had sixty-three songs on the Billboard Singles Charts and he’s worked with artists from Willie Nelson to Pantera. He’ll be performing at the Clover Club to an expected crowd of 450. “David Coe is the last […]

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Wine, Music & Food Festival in Lindside, WV this Sept 22

“Wine, Music & Food Festival in Lindside, WV this Sept 22” The 1st annual Wine, Music, and Food Festival is slated for September 22 in Lindside, WV. Held at the Wilson Mill Trout Farm, this year’s event is filled with WV and Va. food vendors, live entertainment, local wine vendors, an art show, and a […]

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Starlight at Her Fingertips: the Harp Music of Leah Trent

This past weekend, my fellow spy/cohort Christina, my husband Sam, and I had the pleasure of having a lovely dinner at the historic General Lewis Inn, and our experience was magically augmented by the lovely and divine musical accompaniment provided by Leah Trent, playing her Celtic harp. Near us, also having dinner and appreciating the […]

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Alderson Patriotic Days Festival, Labor Day ’12

So when Mother Nature serves you lemons, what is one naturally to do? Make lemonade, of course! That’s exactly what the town of Alderson decided to do when they announced their Patriotic Days Festival, scheduled for August 25th through September 4th. Due to the major disruption that the now infamous derecho storm left on our […]

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Trillium Performing Arts Has Great September Happenings

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Music Reviews

Trillium Performing Arts Has Great September Happenings Trillium Performing Arts Collective continues the celebration of thirty years of lively arts in the Greenbrier Valley with several September events. Trillium, the company-in-residence at the Lewis Theatre in historic downtown Lewisburg, is a community based nonprofit that celebrates and collaborates in the creation of original performance work […]

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Andre Williams: a Story of Faith, Music, & Perseverance.

Andre Williams: a story of Faith, Music, and Perseverance Faith, talent, perseverance, and the love of music… These are the beliefs, devotions, gifts, and inspirations that fuel the spirit of one young Andre Williams of Rupert , WV , age 18, singer of love songs, pop tunes, old-school Motown, and inspirational hymns. Having placed (more […]

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Pretty Penny Cafe Hosts Reggae Sun Fest, Aug. 19th

LBSPY interviews owner of Pretty Penny Cafe, Blair Campbell, for Reggae Sun Fest. What is Reggae Sun Fest? It’s an all day event on August 19th here at the Pretty Penny Café in downtown Hillsboro. We have 4 bands and the music starts at 1pm. There will be 2 stages, 1 indoors and 1 outside, […]

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Restaurant Gigs are Tough for Musicians

Restaurant gigs are tough for musicians. Also, the venues less known for music than food, for swing-sets, for bathrooms, for small-talk, suit-and-tie networking for conventioneers, or with whisky as first priority are often not the ideal. Don’t get me wrong, managers of the aforementioned locations. We often do need the jobs and the exposure, but […]

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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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