As the leaves start to turn, but there is still sunshine and warmth, September is the perfect month to spend in Elkins, West Virginia. Blues and Barbecue First Friday is the finale of the season. Meat will be smoking all day long stirring up that hungry feeling deep within your stomach to come out and listen to the blues in the evening while eating. Help us welcome Davis and Elkins students back into town with this end of the season celebration!
ADMISSION:$33.75 / $48.75 / $68.75 Chris Stapleton's All-American Road Show cruises into Charleston Nov. 2. This performance was rescheduled from an earlier date in June. The versatile artist performs past hits and soon-to-be new favorites.
Headliner: Southern Avenue Southern Avenue is a Memphis street that runs from the easternmost part of the city limits all the way to Soulsville, the original home of Stax Records. Southern Avenue is also the name of a fiery young Memphis quintet that embodies its home city's soul, blues and gospel traditions, while adding a youthful spirit and dynamic energy all their own. "If Memphis music is a genre, this is it!" proclaims American Blues Scene, and Rock 103FM calls Southern Avenue, "The most-talked-about band in Memphis."
The group “40 +” is made up of six experienced musicians that have been performing in the area for over three years. Their repertoire covers several genres including Classic Rock, Oldies, Country Rock, Blues, and A cappella. Sponsored by: The City of Wheeling, Warwood Lions Club In case of inclement weather, the above concerts may be held rescheduled or canceled. No smoking. No alcohol. Weather permitting. Warwood Pool will be open 7pm to 9pm on concert nights. Cost is $1.00 for adults and $.50 for children. For additional information, visit Facebook.com/wheelingwv or call the City of Wheeling at 304-234-3838 or 304-234-3617.
The Songs of Scott’s Run concert will feature the music, wisdom and legacy of a multi-ethnic West Virginia coal camp that knew integration before it was a word. Helping tell the story in the story in blues, rock and roll, gospel and folk songs will be: The Flying Colors, Chris Haddox, Donna Weems, Al Anderson, and Soup Camel. Eve Faulkes will tie it together in narration, and YOU may be invited to participate in this evening of harmony.
JCJAM3 is a multi-genre music festival held at David Harris Riverfront Park along the beautiful Ohio River. Music, food, friendship and a celebration of our local heritage will take place May 26-27, 2017. From Bluegrass and Old Time to Americana, the Blues, Rock and Western Cowboy Swing with a little of all in between, makes this one of the most unique festivals of the season. JCJAM3 is a 100% not for profit show staffed entirely by volunteers. For a full lineup, tickets, and more information please visit www.jcjam3.com.
Experience a toe-tappin’ good time! Herb & Hanson write and compose songs in the forms of blues, bluegrass, folk and rock. They are inspired by their unique life experiences and Americana’s oldest influences. Their strong work ethic shines through as their vocal harmonies intertwine with their adept instrumental work to bring their original compositions alive. Purchase tickets online or call 304-242-7700 Season tickets are also available. Purchase early, many shows sell out! Shows take place in the historic 100-year-old Stifel Fine Arts Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. Then, the music begins at 7:30 p.m. Come early to explore the grand mansion. You’ll see why it’s a popular venue with performers and audiences alike. Meet other music fans, too. Enjoy some light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, included in your ticket price. You can purchase a brew or a glass of wine, if that’s more to your liking.
Don't miss your chance to reminisce with us through some of the greatest musical hits of the decades. Our family blend, hilarious comedy, and variety of musical styles promise something for everyone. Join the family and feel the love! Give us a call at 304-460-5009, visit www.FranksFamilyMusic.com or find us on facebook!
Join Lady D as she brings to life one of the greatest blues singers of all time; Bessie Smith! Known as the Empress of the Blues, Smith was flamboyant, confident and brash! All the things needed to be Great in 1920s and 30s segregated America! Backed by a group of talented musicians, Lady D sets the stage for entertainment with her original play that looks back over Smith's life and includes some of her more popular songs such as "T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do" and "Gimme A Pigfoot." Sit back and relax with a tasty dinner from the RailYard in an intimate atmosphere that will be the perfect backdrop for a night of Classic Blues! Brought to you by the Simply Jazz and Blues Festival! Part of the Raleigh Jazz & Blues Concert Series! Price: $12 - $25
Held on the expansive grounds of the historic Boydville Mansion, the annual Wine and Art Festival offers guests the best West Virginia wines, all-day live music, vendors and entertainment for a relaxing and fun experience. Guests will be able to sample state wines, ranging from very sweet to very dry-even honey and fruit wines, in a complimentary glass. After tasting, select a bottle of your favorite to enjoy in the shade of the lush trees adorning the property as you listen to the eclectic variety of bands, including jazz, blues, folk and rock.