The Wheeling Jamboree 84th Anniversary

The Wheeling Jamboree has been presented at over 20 different Venues in the greater Wheeling area since it’s inception back in 1933 and the landmark Capitol Theatre is its most widely recognized. On April 15th a Jamboree show is timed to Celebrate the 84th Anniversary of its “first run” at the Capitol along with the shows “Patriarch”, Country Music Veteran Darnell Miller who Celebrates 50 years as a member of the Jamboree this year. A variety of Jamboree Artist Members are appearing on this special event. Performers will include members of the Wheeling Park High School Bluegrass Band along with other special entertainers. The show will be broadcast live on the new radio home of the Wheeling Jamboree WWOV 101.1 FM in Wheeling. Performer's set to appear: Darnell Miller Kelsie May Isaac Cole Shana Smith Steve Smith Miller – Smith – Mazure Hawkshaw Hawkins Jr. Jim Wilson Chris Day Wheeling Park Blue Grass Band

WVPB + NPR Generation Listen’s #WhyListen Music Party in Shepherdstown

Join us for #WhyListen, a first listen music party and music conversation, on Sunday, August 28 from 4-6pm at Town Run Brewing in Shepherdstown, WV. Listen to new music from West Virginia and beyond & chat about it with Larry Groce (NPR's Mountain Stage), Joni Deutsch (West Virginia Public Broadcasting's A Change of Tune), and Jordan Hudkins (Martinsburg native & Rozwell Kid rocker). Enjoy local craft brews, order from Town Run Brewing's delicious menu, and grab some free public radio / music swag! The August 28 event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. RSVP's are required on