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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...

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...

Duo makes music together — at last
Duo makes music together — at last

When it comes to American roots music, there's no question that much is owed to the inimitable Levon Helm.

Sure, The Band is rightly regarded as one of the genre's quintessential acts, but Helm's impact reaches much farther, even years after...

Best Bet - ‘Star Wars’ parody
Best Bet - ‘Star Wars’ parody

“STAR WARS: A Whole New Hope — A Parody!” is being staged at Camp Curtain Call at the Capitol Theater at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the West Virginia State University Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summer St. Young...

Best Bet - Third Eye Cabaret
Best Bet - Third Eye Cabaret

Third Eye Cabaret returns to the Fireside Bar and Lounge above Little India, 1604 Washington St. E., from 7:30 to 10 p.m. tonight in a show hosted by Alasha Al-Qudwah (pictured). Performers include Mike Pushkin and Al-Qudwah — world peace duo;...

Q&A with Ona
Q&A with Ona

Friday night, Huntington’s Coyotes in Boxes opens for Qiet at Live on the Levee in Charleston. Qiet is the popular local band. Coyotes in Boxes is the band that made the move to Nashville a few years ago to try to take their music up to the...

Shakespeare in the park(s)
Shakespeare in the park(s)

The Vintage Theater Company in Bridgeport figures that if West Virginians don’t have something, they should just go ahead and do it themselves.

“We looked around and found out that West Virginia is one of two states out of 50 that...

Wheeling native stars in FX comedy 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll'
Wheeling native stars in FX comedy 'Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll'

Actor John Corbett used to have some crazy dreams about going back to high school.

The Wheeling native, who stars in the new FX comedy “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” which premieres 10 p.m. tonight explained, “It was 15 or 20 years...

In Shorts - July 16

Snowshoe events

Country music artist Josh Thompson, known for the hit songs “Turn it Up”, “A Cold Beer with Your Name on It,” and “Wanted Me Gone,” will headline the new Rise & Shine Festival at Snowshoe ...

Best Bet - At the Glass
Best Bet - At the Glass

Megan Jean and the KFB, or the Klay Family Band, bring their demented blend of Americana, punk, dance, and the avant-garde that they’ve taken to describing as, “a metal band, if it was 1927,” to the Empty Glass, 410 Elizabeth St., ...

Best Bet - Toothless Ruth fundraiser
Best Bet - Toothless Ruth fundraiser

The hard partying rock ‘n’ roll band Toothless Ruth is featured in a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, starting at 10 p.m. on Saturday at the Raw Bar, 3110 Sissonville Dr., Sissonville. Call 304-340-9078.

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