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After a busy December, January offers a scattering of concerts to look forward to

After a jam-packed December, January ushers in a sleepy winter season with a scattering of concerts and shows to get out to.

While it may be tempting to stay home where its cozy and warm, there are still things worth checking out.

Here’s a list of a few to add to your calendar.

January 17

Charleston Light Opera Guild presents “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music”

7:30 p.m. Tickets $25 and $30. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570 or theclaycenter.org.

Musical based on Maria von Trapp’s biography, “The Story of the Trapp Family Singers.”

Shows also at 7:30 p.m. January 19, 2 p.m. January 20, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 and 2 p.m. Jan. 26.

January 19

“Mountain Stage” returns in Morgantown

7 p.m. Advance tickets $27 to $39. Guests include Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket), Nellie McKay, Hot Club of Cowtown, Chris Barron and more. WVU Creative Arts Center, Morgantown. Call 304-293-SHOW or visit mountainstage.org.

January 24

Sound Checks with Great Peacock and Tony Harrah

8 p.m. Tickets $15. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570.

January 26

Jewish Film Festival

1 p.m. Free. 2 p.m. “Fiddler — Miracle of Miracles.” 3:45 p.m. “Hate Among Us.” Park Place Stadium Cinema.

February 5

Marshall Artist Series presents “The Simon & Garfunkle Story”

7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $64.42. Live music and mixed media production about one of the most successful folk duos in American music. Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington. Call 304-696-6656.

February 7

Marshall Artist Series presents “Madame Butterfly”

7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $64.42. Opera with 30-piece orchestra. Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington. Call 304-696-6656.

February 8

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra: “And the Winner Is!”

7:30 p.m. Tickets $12 to $67. The WVSO plays Academy Award-winning music by John Williams, Marvin Hamlisch and more. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570.

February 9

“Mountain Stage” returns to Charleston

7 p.m. Advance tickets $20. Day of the show $30. With Keller & The Keels, Fruition and others, to be announced. Culture Center Theater. Visit mountainstage.org.

February 12

Broadway in Charleston presents “Waitress”

7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $37.61. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570.

February 14“The Best of Second City”

8 p.m. Tickets start at $28.50. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570.

February 15

Woody Hawley Series presents singer/songwriter Peter Mulvey

7:30 p.m. Tickets $20. Walker Theater, Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570.

February 16

“Mountain Stage”

7 p.m. SOLD OUT. With The SteelDrivers, Russell Moore & IIIrd Time Out, Christopher Paul Stelling. Culture Center Theater. Visit mountainstage.org.

February 20

Jason Aldean “We Back Tour 2020”

7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45. With Morgan Wallen, Riley Green and Dee Jay Silver. Charleston Coliseum. Call 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

Marshall Artist Series presents “Finding Neverland”

7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $64.42. Touring Broadway show. Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington. Call 304-696-6656.

February 21

“Winter Jam”

6 p.m. Tickets $15 at the door. Annual contemporary Christian music show. With Crowder, Andy Mineo, Hillsong Young & Free and more. Charleston Coliseum.

“The Colored Museum”

8 p.m. Adults $15. Seniors and children $10. Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main Plaza. St. Albans. Call 304-721-8896.

Shows also 8 p.m. Feb. 22, 2 p.m. Feb. 23, 8 p.m. Feb. 28 and 29, 2 p.m. Mar. 1.

February 23

“Mountain Stage”

7 p.m. Advance tickets $20. At the door $30. With Railroad Earth, Jake Shimabukuro, Joe Pug and more. Culture Center Theater. Visit mountainstage.org.

March 6-8

Celtic Calling Gathering

Annual Celtic-themed arts and music festival. Various times and locations in and around Charleston. For more information, visit celticcalling.org.

March 8

“Country Unplugged”

7 p.m. Tickets start at $42.50. With Joe Diffie, Mark Chestnutt and David Lee Murphy. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570.

March 10

Casting Crowns

“Only Jesus” Tour

7 p.m. Tickets start at $26. Mountain Health Arena (formerly Big Sandy Superstore Arena), Huntington. Call 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

March 12

Marshall Artist Series presents America with A.J. Croce

7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $76.49. Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center, Huntington. Call 304-696-6656.

March 14

WVSO: “Music as Great Literature”

7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $12. Program includes Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote Overture,” Michael Daugherty’s “Tales of Hemingway,” featuring Zuill Bailey, cello and more. Clay Center. Call 304-561-3570.

March 15

“Mountain Stage”

7 p.m. Advance tickets $20. Day of the show $30. With J2B2, Karan Casey, Malcolm Holcombe, Jonathan Wilson and more. Culture Center Theater. Visit mountainstage.org.

Reach Bill Lynch at lynch@wvgazettemail.com, 304-348-5195 or follow @lostHwys on Twitter. He’s also on Instagram at instagram.com/billiscap/ and read his blog at blogs.wvgazettemail.com/onemonth.

Funerals Saturday, January 25, 2020

Asbury, Betty - 1 p.m., Cunningham - Parker - Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston.

Bailey, Jonathan - 11 a.m., Faith Christian Fellowship, Buffalo.

Britton, Karen - Noon, New Covenant Baptist Church, Charleston.

Brooks, Stephen - 12:30 p.m., Levi First Missionary Baptist Church.

Crites, Joseph - 1 p.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.

Easter, Patricia - 11 a.m., Bartlett - Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Finley, Ann - 10 a.m., Tomblyn Funeral Home, Elkins.

Fisher, Howard - 2 p.m., Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs.

Garrett, Betty - 11 a.m., Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville.

Graham, Alma - 1 p.m., Laurel Fork Missionary Baptist Church.

Graybeal, Joseph - 2 p.m., Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

Harper, Marnetta - Noon, First Baptist Church of London.

Jeffers, Ashley - 2 p.m., Gatens - Harding Funeral Home Chapel, Poca.

Moore, Ida - 1 p.m., Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc, Grantsville.

Moss, Gary - Noon, Kanawha City Baptist Church, Charleston.

Ramsey Jr., Shelby - 10 a.m., North Charleston Baptist Church, Charleston.

Sears, Everett - 2 p.m., Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Shafer, Murry - 1 p.m., John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer.

Sheppard, Betty - 1 p.m., JOY Classroom, First Baptist Church of Nitro.

Sutphin, Calvin - 11 a.m., Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg.

Valentine, Kathy - Noon, O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Vaughn, William - 1 p.m., Raynes Funeral Home, Eleanor Chapel.

Vilain, Nancy - 3 p.m., Elk Hills Presbyterian Church.

Warwick, Harry - 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church of South Charleston.

Wood, John - 11 a.m., Blessed Sacrament Church, South Charleston.

Young, Terry - 1 p.m., Cross Lanes Baptist Church.