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Mountain Stage featuring Greensky Bluegrass, Donna The Buffalo, Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis, Andrew Adkins.

Clarksburg’s Uptown Holiday Jazz Stroll

Multiple venues around Clarksburg will offer some of the best Jazz artists on the East Coast. Three shows will be performed by each artist. For more info, please contact Eric Spelsberg at 304-517-9813 or visit their website at www.clarksburguptown.com/events.

17th Annual Don Redman Jazz Heritage Awards & Concert

The concert commemorates Don Redman, the internationally acclaimed and influential 1920 graduate of Storer College, and honors living legends of jazz. The concert features 2018 Honorees, Billy Hart and Bobby Watson, along with the Howard Burns Quartet. The program also features music by the 2018 Don Redman Next Generation Jazz Scholars.

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra presents “Appalachian Rhapsody”

Andre Raphel, conductor Nate Strasser, piano Matt Combs, violin Television/Film composer, songwriter and virtuoso pianist, Nate Strasser returns to his roots performing the WV Premiere of his signature “Appalachian Rhapsody.” Joining Nate is violinist and collaborator, Matt Combs, a featured performer of the “Grand Olde Oprey” the dynamic duo explores music inspired by the West Virginia hills. Nate and the WSO also perform additional orchestral compositions that feature piano, jazz and popular music in this homecoming concert.

Ivy Terrace Concert Series

Enjoy free live music on the lawn of Carnegie Hall. Bring a picnic supper, a blanket and your dancing shoes - barefeet permitted. Concerts begin at 6:30pm and are free and open to everyone. Great performances featuring regional artists ranging in style from rhythm and blues and jazz to classic folk, bluegrass and world. August 24 - The WV Jazz Orchestra

Beats on the Basin: Qiet

Qiet is the culmination of this wild and wondrous world, infused with every culture on the planet and refined in the mountains of West Virginia.Their songs radiate an undeniable energy, passionate lyrics and humor dark as coal. A balance of high-energy chaos and perfect order, Qiet’s visceral performances will keep you dancing long after the concert is over. Combining the elegant excesses of 1920’s jazz with the unpredictably of pure punk rock, what results is not just a show -- it is an experience

Ivy Terrace Concert Series

Enjoy free live music on the lawn of Carnegie Hall. Bring a picnic supper, a blanket and your dancing shoes - barefeet permitted. Concerts begin at 6:30pm and are free and open to everyone. Great performances featuring regional artists ranging in style from rhythm and blues and jazz to classic folk, bluegrass and world. August 10 - Gyasi Hues and Amy McIntire

Ivy Terrace Concert Series

Enjoy free live music on the lawn of Carnegie Hall. Bring a picnic supper, a blanket and your dancing shoes - barefeet permitted. Concerts begin at 6:30pm and are free and open to everyone. Great performances featuring regional artists ranging in style from rhythm and blues and jazz to classic folk, bluegrass and world. July 27 - The Hillbilly Gypsies

Ivy Terrace Concert Series

Enjoy free live music on the lawn of Carnegie Hall. Bring a picnic supper, a blanket and your dancing shoes - barefeet permitted. Concerts begin at 6:30pm and are free and open to everyone. Great performances featuring regional artists ranging in style from rhythm and blues and jazz to classic folk, bluegrass and world. July 13 - Shayar and Krooshal Force

Ivy Terrace Concert Series – Carnegie Hall

Enjoy free live music on the lawn of Carnegie Hall. Bring a picnic supper, a blanket and your dancing shoes - barefeet permitted. Concerts begin at 6:30pm and are free and open to everyone. Great performances featuring regional artists ranging in style from rhythm and blues and jazz to classic folk, bluegrass and world. June 22 - The Spanglers

Ivy Terrace Concert Series at Carnegie Hall

Enjoy free live music on the lawn of Carnegie Hall. Bring a picnic supper, a blanket and your dancing shoes - barefeet permitted. Concerts begin at 6:30pm and are free and open to everyone. Great performances featuring regional artists ranging in style from rhythm and blues and jazz to classic folk, bluegrass and world. June 8 - The WV Brass Quintet

Waterfront Wednesdays – Wheeling Park High School Jazz and Steel Drum Bands

Enjoy a night of free, live music on the riverfront at Wheeling Heritage Port! Sponsored by: JPMorgan Chase, City of Wheeling. In case of inclement weather, concert may be moved to WesBanco Arena or rescheduled. No smoking. No pets. Folding chairs permitted in the grassy areas only. For additional information, visit facebook.com/wheelingwv or call the City of Wheeling at 304.234.3838 or 304.234.3617.

Wine and Arts Festival

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.

Steel Away

Steel Away is the main full band performance group from CB Studios in Morgantown, WV. The all-female group was formed in 2007 as a class learning how to play steel drums. The group is currently made up of 10 women, ranging in age from 25 to 70, directed by Chanler Bailey. It includes three leads, two double seconds, two guitar/cello, one tenor bass, and two bass. Steel Away performs various musical styles including traditional Island, classic and pop rock, Latin, jazz and classical musics

Mountain Moon Coffeehouse presents The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers

Experience a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music. The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers create tight, high-energy string band music. They draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles. The band is well known in the Americana music circuit throughout the mid-Atlantic region and is a crowd favorite at music festivals like The Great Blue Heron, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Whiskey Rebellion Festival and others. While recently showcasing their innovative style on a national tour, they gained new fans from Colorado to California and from Arizona to Oklahoma. Experience a toe-tappin’ good time! Some of the region’s best bluegrass, Americana and roots music artists perform in Wheeling as part of the popular Mountain Moon Coffeehouse series. Crowd-pleasing performers, expert pickers, talented vocalists and captivating storytellers entertain crowds with foot-stomping tunes and expressive ballads. 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. Purchase tickets online or call 304-242-7700. Purchase early, many shows sell out!

Big Band Holidays with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Big Band Holidays, a compilation of holiday classics performed live by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Visit http://www.marshall.edu/muartistseries or call (304)696-3326 for more information.

WV Jazz Orchestra Veterans Day Concert

The concert will feature jazz favorites and patriotic music. GVT will honor veterans with a slide show of local veterans photos to be played throughout the performance. Greenbrier Valley Theatre is now accepting photos of veterans to be included in the slide show. Submissions should include name(s) of the veteran(s) pictured, rank and branch of service, and years of service....and may be submitted in person or by mail to GVT, 1038 Washington Street East, Lewisburg WV 24901. Photos may also be emailed to micah@gvtheatre.org. For more information, please call 304-645-3838.

First Saturdays Concert Series at Greenbrier Valley Brewing Co.

Come on out and enjoy music by hometown favorite, Marguerite. Members Josiah Spangler, Abigail Reynolds, Evan Olds, Jeremiah Hatfield and Mark Spangler play a myriad of acoustic & percussive instruments with folk rock, Americana and a dash of jazz! The Market on Courthouse Square will be on hand all day with their delicious salads, sandwiches, pizza and dessert options. Mark your calendars for this one ~ it's sure to be packed!

Wine & All That Jazz

Grammy and Latin Grammy-nominated Latin fusion jam-band Locos Por Juana and the contemporary world-fusion group Tizer featuring Karen Briggs headline Charleston’s biggest yard party on the banks of the beautiful Kanawha River across from the capitol dome. Food and drink available, legal beverages available with ID. Schedule: 2:00pm Dugan Carter and Full Flavor 3:30pm Steve Himes Connection 5:00pm Bob Thompson Band 6:40pm Tizer featuring Karen Briggs 8:30pm Locos Por Juana

Battle of the Chefs Wine & Jazz Night

Battle of the Chefs Wine & Jazz Night at the Chuck Mathena Center. For a fun night of great food, Jazz music, silent auctions, powerful stories and more, join Chefs Rick Tabor (Fincastle on the Mountain) Clint Neel (Your Grate Escape), David Hardin (David’s at the Club) Hype Events ministries and Child Protect of Mercer County, Inc.

The Lady and the Empress

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