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Montclaire String Quartet to continue at WVSU
Montclaire String Quartet to continue at WVSU

The Montclaire String Quartet has found a new home at West Virginia State University.

The quartet, formerly the quartet in residence for the West Virginia Symphony, is now the quartet in residence at WVSU.

In the spring, it looked like the...

Montclaire String Quartet to continue at WVSU
Montclaire String Quartet to continue at WVSU

The Montclaire String Quartet has found a new home at West Virginia State University.

The quartet, formerly the quartet in residence for the West Virginia Symphony, is now the quartet in residence at WVSU.

In the spring, it looked like the ...

Is it country? With Lady Antebellum it doesn’t matter
Is it country? With Lady Antebellum it doesn’t matter

What exactly makes Lady Antebellum a country band?

Yes, they’re from Nashville, and all their singles get heavy play on 96.1 FM The Wolf, and their crowds are filled with cowboy boots and denim.

But there’s also a lot of...

The Kentucky Headhunters remember Johnnie Johnson
The Kentucky Headhunters remember Johnnie Johnson

Among the names of rock ’n’ roll’s pioneers, there are few as big or as bold as Chuck Berry. The 88-year-old singer, guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, is one of the architects of modern American music. He made rock music...

Review: 'No Escape' is taut but deeply troubled
Review: 'No Escape' is taut but deeply troubled

Not since Saigon in the 1970s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as “No Escape,” a taut, well-made and entirely dubious thriller.

Where does “No Escape” take place? It's about a Texas...

Review: ‘We Are Your Friends’ an entertaining musical romp

Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, “We Are Your Friends” is a surprisingly accessible and sweet story of a group of friends standing on the cusp of adulthood with big ambition and ...

Best Best: ‘Voice’ finalist performs at Live on the Levee
Best Best: ‘Voice’ finalist performs at Live on the Levee

The free Moses Automotive Live on the Levee series at Haddad Riverfront Park in downtown Charleston this Friday features Cody Wickline, a country music finalist in the 2015 season of “The...

Best Bet: Lady Antebellum in town
Best Bet: Lady Antebellum in town

The Grammy-winning country music trio Lady Antebellum comes to the Charleston Civic Center in a show starting 7 p.m. Thursday. Tickets range from $27.75 to $52.75. See Bill Lynch’s interview with singer...

The Mavericks mix country music and Cuba
The Mavericks mix country music and Cuba

Raul Malo, front man for The Mavericks, is thrilled that for the first time in over half a century, there’s a U.S. embassy in the Cuba’s capitol, Havana.

“The next thing is to ease the travel restrictions and the embargo,...

Broccoli Samurai to perform at Boulevard Tavern
Broccoli Samurai to perform at Boulevard Tavern

There’s some kind of magic involved with coming up with a good band name. A good name can catch people’s attention, helps sell the band to an audience who maybe hasn’t heard of them.

A band name can be a carefully...

Pop Cult celebrates 10 years
Pop Cult celebrates 10 years

On The Charleston Gazette-Mail’s website, Rudy Panucci’s “Pop Cult” blog isn’t the easiest thing to find.

The blog is near the bottom of the front page, usually a couple of inches past where the assorted news...

Shots from the bar: Aug. 27, 2015
Shots from the bar: Aug. 27, 2015

Summer is slowly but surely winding down. The kids are headed back to school, in school or out of school and living on your couch. But that doesn't mean everything is coming to an end — far from it.

People are out and about in the clubs,...

WVSO announces 2015-2016 season
WVSO announces 2015-2016 season

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra has announced their 2015-2016 season.

This season symphony schedule includes the return to single Saturday night performances at the Clay Center instead of the more familiar Friday and Saturday night shows....

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