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Best bet: W.Va. Hall of Fame Jimmy Dickens tribute
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Best bet: W.Va. Hall of Fame Jimmy Dickens tribute

The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will host an evening celebrating the life and music of Country Music Hall of Famer and West Virginia Music Hall of Famer, Little Jimmy Dickens.

The tribute will be held 7 p.m. Saturday at the Labelle...

On Floydfest: music, a phoenix effigy and wonderful people
On Floydfest: music, a phoenix effigy and wonderful people

Floyd, Va. — Something was calling me to go to FloydFest.

I’m a fan of the headliner, Grace Potter, and several other acts that were there this past weekend, such as Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Larry Keel and Keller Williams,...

Marshall Artist Series announces 2015-16 lineup

The 79th season of the Marshall Artist Series will bring a variety of highly anticipated musicians and Broadway performances to the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center in the coming months.

The series begins Oct. 1 with comedian Anthony Jeselnik,...

Best bet: W.Va. Hall of Fame Jimmy Dickens tribute
Best bet: W.Va. Hall of Fame Jimmy Dickens tribute

The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will host an evening celebrating the life and music of Country Music Hall of Famer and West Virginia Music Hall of Famer, Little Jimmy Dickens.

The tribute will be held 7 p.m. Saturday at the Labelle...

Best bet: Appalachian String Band Music Festival
Best bet: Appalachian String Band Music Festival

The Annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival returns to Camp Washington-Carver in Clifftop this weekend with mountain music, dance, contests, crafts and more.

This year’s festival, which goes through Sunday evening, welcomes Megan B....

Q&A with local band A Story Told
Q&A with local band A Story Told

Q: How did A Story Told get started?

A: "We started in 2013. We were in separate bands that were breaking up. I was in a band called Some Like It Hot. Somebody else was in a band called Missing...

Ex-POW Lynch to be featured at veterans benefit concert

WHEELING, W.Va. — Former prisoner of war Jessica Lynch will highlight a holiday country music fundraiser in Wheeling.

Lynch will be the guest of honor at the Honky Tonk Sweethearts’ Dec. 5 benefit ...

Drums Across the Tri-State highlight of band season
Drums Across the Tri-State highlight of band season

A sea of bright blue and white uniforms flooded Laidley Field.

The crowd was silent, watching as the Cascades, a marching band group from Seattle, pushed a giant spinning Earth into the center of the field. The steady drumbeat escalated along...

Synnful words
Synnful words

David Kondakdjian always wanted to be a musician. He wanted to be a rock star.

About six years ago, the soft-spoken, dark-haired man with all those tattoos invented a stage name and started calling himself David Synn. It’s a name he still ...

I-Vibes brings Paul Trammell back to Charleston
I-Vibes brings Paul Trammell back to Charleston

Paul Trammell didn't necessarily pick up the guitar because he wanted to be some kind of a rock star. He did it because his brother picked up the guitar before him.

“Yeah, Sam was playing guitar and I thought it was cool,” the...

Tyler Childers deserves Mountain Stage spotlight
Tyler Childers deserves Mountain Stage spotlight

This weekend, Tyler Childers makes his debut on Mountain Stage. Personally, I couldn’t be more thrilled. And I don’t think it’s too far off to believe there are a lot of others in the area that feel the exact same way.

If...

Sounds of Summer: Music to play on repeat
Sounds of Summer: Music to play on repeat

You love music? We love music.

All summer long (and probably longer), the Charleston Gazette-Mail wants to share singers and songs, albums and artists, and maybe entire new genres of music for you to get to know....

Tex-Mex band to play Mountain Stage
Tex-Mex band to play Mountain Stage

The road is no place to raise a family. Rock band Journey said that once in a song, “Faithfully,” and they might have had a point.

Driving to a recording studio to work on their next record, Sarah Fox and her husband Joel...

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