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Mudhole Control, Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys and The Bing Brothers and Jake Krack at the RoadKill Cookoff

Mudhole Control, Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys and The Bing Brothers and Jake Krack at the RoadKill Cookoff

Mudhole Control, Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys and The Bing Brothers and Jake Krack at the RoadKill Cookoff Saturday, September 30th 10 am to 4 pm, FREE 10am-12pm: Mudhole Control https://youtu.be/LDOf4pHSN0Y?list=PLNM3tqJaCZ3EW7fF_MovaLlMbSWZLp6U_ 12pm-2pm: Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KezRaDO7irg 2pm-4pm:  The Bing Brothers and Jake Krack https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaNsAly4jgo

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Music in the Mountains at the Pocahontas County Opera House

Music in the Mountains at the Pocahontas County Opera House

Music in the Mountains at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th. This will benefit the Mountain Music Trail! Don’t miss out! $10.00 entry fee, 17 and under free! See The River Drivers at 7:30, Rebecca Wurdarsl at 8:10, The Elk River Ramblers at 8:50 and Born Old at 9:30!! […]

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Johnny Staats and Robert Shafer at the Purple Fiddle

Johnny Staats and Robert Shafer at the Purple Fiddle

$15 http://www.johnnystaats.com/staats-shafer-1 https://www.youtube.com/embed/mOP4phcO3VA https://www.facebook.com/events/1308948215804895/ Guitar flatpicker Robert Shafer along with mandolin player Johnny Staats are two of West Virginia’s most decorated pickers. They’ve both appeared separately on the Grand Ole Opry, and both have won multiple awards for their work on their respective instruments. The duo has recorded numerous CDs together. Though they can be […]

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The Steel Wheels at Carnegie Hall

The Steel Wheels at Carnegie Hall

The Steel Wheels at Carnegie Hall, Friday, April 7th 7:30 pm The Steel Wheels have captured audiences across the country with their heady brew of original soulful mountain music and their deep commitment to roots and community. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this dynamic four-piece string band marries old-time musical traditions with […]

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Mountain Trails, Tunes and Ales at the Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company

Mountain Trails, Tunes and Ales at the Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company

The Mountain Music Traill presents Mountain Trails, Tunes and Ales on Saturday, March 25th at The Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company! This is a fundraiser for the MMT. We will have live bands from 2 pm to 9 pm: The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, Sugar Run Band, Jeanne Hoffman, Black King Coal and The O’Gagnian Brothers. […]

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The Hillbilly Gypsies at the Purple Fiddle

The Hillbilly Gypsies at the Purple Fiddle

The Hillbilly Gypsies at the Purple Fiddle Friday, March 24th at 8:30 pm – $12 http://www.thehillbillygypsies.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXjHrHFOSIo https://www.facebook.com/events/314999835538251/ Hailing from the beautiful Mountain State of West Virginia, The Hillbilly Gypsies have been making and performing their own brand of old time bluegrass and original mountain music for over a decade! Formed in 2001 from a chance […]

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Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle

Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle

Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, March 18 at 1 pm and Sunday, March 19th at 1 pm -Free! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOmve8ZHqfc http://www.marcharpermusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/235735480182863/ A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Marc Harper caught the wandering troubadour bug early in life, and has long since given up looking for a cure. Originally trained as a classical pianist, […]

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Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle

Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle

Marc Harper at the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, March 18 at 1 pm and Sunday, March 19th at 1 pm -Free! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOmve8ZHqfc http://www.marcharpermusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/235735480182863/ A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Marc Harper caught the wandering troubadour bug early in life, and has long since given up looking for a cure. Originally trained as a classical pianist, […]

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Jan Gillies at the Purple Fiddle

Jan Gillies at the Purple Fiddle

Jan Gillies and the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, February 4th at 1 pm and Sunday, February 5th at 1 pm for a FREE show. Free show! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIwrc36TCKA http://www.jangilliesmusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1827324947557209/ Jan Gillies was born in California, grew up in the swamps of Northern Indiana, and spent several years as a sailor crewing research expeditions off South […]

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Jan Gillies at the Purple Fiddle

Jan Gillies at the Purple Fiddle

Jan Gillies and the Purple Fiddle on Saturday, February 4th at 1 pm and Sunday, February 5th at 1 pm for a FREE show. Free show! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIwrc36TCKA http://www.jangilliesmusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1827324947557209/ Jan Gillies was born in California, grew up in the swamps of Northern Indiana, and spent several years as a sailor crewing research expeditions off South […]

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Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters at the Brazenhead Inn

Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters at the Brazenhead Inn

Spend New Year’s Eve with Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters at the Brazenhead Inn from 8 pm to 12 am! http://www.brazenheadinn.com/index.htm http://brazenheadinn.com/juanitafireball.htm https://www.facebook.com/JuanitaFireball

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The Plate Scrapers at the Purple Fiddle

The Plate Scrapers at the Purple Fiddle

The Plate Scrapers at the Purple Fiddle Thursday, December 29th at 8:30 pm – $10 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsv4w4aSjnA http://www.theplatescrapers.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1187537307999758/ As classic as cast iron, as space-age as a flying car! The Plate Scrapers are serving up their own flavor of bluegrass by way of a winding wormhole through folk, jazz, and heavy metal dimensions. So grab […]

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Blacking Coal at Mountain State Brewing Company

Blacking Coal at Mountain State Brewing Company

    http://www.blackingcoal.com/ http://mountainstatebrewing.com/events/event/black-king-coal-2/ http://mountainstatebrewing.com/ Blacking Coal will be at the Mountain State Brewing Company on Saturday, December 10th from 6 pm to 8 pm. The Bizarre Bazaar- Unique Holiday Market is the same day from 12-4pm at Mountain State Brewing Company!

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Blacking Coal at El Gran Sabor

Blacking Coal at El Gran Sabor

http://www.blackingcoal.com/ http://www.elgransabor.com/thenextbigthing/links.html Blacking Coal will be at El Gran Sabor in Elkins on Friday, December 9th from 7:30 to 10:30 pm!

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Born Old at Carnegie Hall

Born Old at Carnegie Hall

  Born Old presents From the Radio to the Ridgetop at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, WV on Friday, December 9th at 7:30 pm. https://www.facebook.com/bornoldband http://carnegiehallwv.com/  

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The Viney Mountain Bluegrass Boys

The Viney Mountain Bluegrass Boys

Traditional bluegrass music as taught to them by their family and as sung and played by their ancestors. It is expected of you. To be a member of the Hefner family and play an instrument of some kind as the family has done for many, many years. There was increased pressure on Richard Hefner II, […]

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Looking for a musician to play at your event?

Looking for a musician to play at your event?

The Mountain Music Trail has many musicians associated with us. They are available to be booked!

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Blacking Coal at the Fiddlehead

Blacking Coal at the Fiddlehead

http://www.blackingcoal.com/ http://fiddleheadrestaurant.com/ Blacking Coal will be at the Fiddlehead on Saturday, November 26th from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm!

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Cass Last Run Restaurant Autumn Music & Dinner Series

Cass Last Run Restaurant Autumn Music & Dinner Series

The Last Run Restaurant in Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is presenting dinner and traditional Appalachian music in September, October and November!  following a train ride up the mountain for a view of the spectacular fall foliage, end the day with local traditional music and home cooked dinner at The Last Run Restaurant in the […]

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Black King Coal at Hawk Knob Cidery and Meadery

Black King Coal at Hawk Knob Cidery and Meadery

http://www.blackingcoal.com/ Blacking Cole will be at the Hawk Knob Cidery and Meadery in Lewisburg, WV on Friday, November 4th from 6 to 8 pm.

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Cass Last Run Restaurant Autumn Music & Dinner Series – Donna Ulissa

Cass Last Run Restaurant Autumn Music & Dinner Series – Donna Ulissa

The Last Run Restaurant in Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is presenting dinner and traditional Appalachian music in September, October and November!  following a train ride up the mountain for a view of the spectacular fall foliage, end the day with local traditional music and home cooked dinner at The Last Run Restaurant in the […]

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Cass Last Run Restaurant Autumn Music and Dinner Series

Cass Last Run Restaurant Autumn Music and Dinner Series

The Last Run Restaurant in Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is presenting dinner and traditional Appalachian music in September, October and November!  following a train ride up the mountain for a view of the spectacular fall foliage, end the day with local traditional music and home cooked dinner at The Last Run Restaurant in the […]

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WV Open Fiddle and Banjo Contest @ Augusta Heritage Center

WV Open Fiddle and Banjo Contest @ Augusta Heritage Center

The Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College welcomes musicians and spectators from across the region to the college campus for the West Virginia Open Fiddle, Old-Time Banjo and Bluegrass Banjo Contest on Saturday, October 1. This year the contest will once again be part of the Mountain State Forest Festival and will take […]

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The Pocahontas Opera House presents the Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration

The Pocahontas Opera House presents the Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration

After getting your fill of wild food at the Marlinton’s Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia Road-kill Cook-off, the Opera House invites you to come be a part of the “Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration.” The Hammons Family carried on ancient traditions of fiddling, banjo playing, ballad singing and story telling at their remote mountain home […]

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Cass Last Run Restaurant Autumn music & dinner series

Cass Last Run Restaurant Autumn music & dinner series

The Last Run Restaurant in Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is presenting dinner and traditional Appalachian music in September, October and November!  following a train ride up the mountain for a view of the spectacular fall foliage, end the day with local traditional music and home cooked dinner at The Last Run Restaurant in the […]

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The Hefner Family at Music In the Mountains

The Hefner Family at Music In the Mountains

Music in the Mountains Old Time Festival at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Marlinton WV Friday September 9th and Saturday September 10th Hefner Family performs Saturday afteroon.  Event begins at 1 p.m. Saturday! Guitar builder Bill Hefner plays finger style and flat-picking guitar and mandolin in a variety of music styles with The Hefner Family, […]

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Freshwater Folk Festival

Freshwater Folk Festival

12th Annual Freshwater Folk Festival 2016 The 12th Annual Freshwater Folk Festival at the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery on East Main Street will be on September 10th from 10 AM to 4 PM. This festival is a combination of music, art, dance, and hands-on nature activities on the beautiful hatchery grounds. There will […]

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Music in the Mountains Old Time Festival @ the Pocahontas Opera House

Music in the Mountains Old Time Festival @ the Pocahontas Opera House

hosted by the Pocahontas County Opera House, join us for two days of old time music and old-fashioned fun during the Music in the Mountains Old Time Festival.  Friday evening September 9th entertainment will kick off this celebration of traditional music and dance  at 7:30 p.m.  followed by music, cornbread bake off, square dancing and […]

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Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys at the Pocahontas Opera House

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys at the Pocahontas Opera House

The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys Saturday, August 27 7:30 p.m., $10 To loyal Opera House concertgoers and anyone who knows bluegrass music in West Virginia, the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys need no introduction. The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys are among West Virginia’s longest-running bluegrass bands. The group first organized in 1968 around the foursome of […]

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Young and Restless Pickers at the Cranberry Visitors Center

Young and Restless Pickers at the Cranberry Visitors Center

Come enjoy live music from the Young and Restless Pickers to celebrate Cranberry Fun Day at CMNC. Snake show and lots of other kid friendly activities starting at 11:00am! Smokey’s Birthday Celebration at 1:30 come enjoy some cake! Call ahead for more details; 304-653-4826  

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Augusta Heritage Center Summer Concert Series

Augusta Heritage Center Summer Concert Series

Join us for concerts each Tuesday and Thursday evening, July 12 through August 11. Performances by master musicians, vocalists, and dancers who are instructors at Augusta for the summer sessions. Augusta Concert Ticket Prices: General admission tickets: $12, available online and at D&E Box Office. Student tickets: $6, available with student ID at the Box […]

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Augusta Heritage Evening Mini Courses

Augusta Heritage Evening Mini Courses

Augusta Mini-Courses add to students’ daily learning experiences and allow busy local residents to be part of the Augusta experience. You DO NOT need to be enrolled as a full-time Augusta student to sign up for Mini-Courses. (You DO need to be a full-time student to stay on-campus.) Check out the wide array of subjects, listed […]

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Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys @ Pioneer Days

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys @ Pioneer Days

The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys will perform at the 50th Annual Pioneer Days held in Marlinton, WV. Pioneer Days features pioneer themed events, parades, car show, arts & crafts, horseshoe pitch, museum tours, quilt show, flea market and much more. The BMBB will perform Saturday night 8 p – 11 p at the City National […]

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Hefner Family performs at Little Levels Heritage Fair

Hefner Family performs at Little Levels Heritage Fair

Performing at the Little Levels Heritage Fair! Saturday June 25th  3-4 p.m. 2 p.m.  Grand parade will feature Mountain Music Trail musicians!  

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Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys @ Little Levels Heritage Fair

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys @ Little Levels Heritage Fair

Performing at the Little Levels Heritage Fair! Saturday June 25th  12 noon – 1 p.m. 2 p.m.  Grand parade will feature Mountain Music Trail musicians!  

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Pocahontas County Opera House hosts Allegheny Echoes Staff Concert

Pocahontas County Opera House hosts Allegheny Echoes Staff Concert

Friday night the Staff Concert provides an unparalleled chance to hear some of West Virginia’s finest turn it loose in an unforgettable performance. Of course, each night features our signature Allegheny Echoes jam sessions that usually continue into the wee hours. Held at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Marlinton WV

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Little Levels Heritage Fair

Little Levels Heritage Fair

Held at the historic Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro WV, the Little Levels Heritage Fair features local musicians including Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys, Hefner Family and others to capture the flavor of the region’s rich traditional music heritage.  country style food, arts & crafts, demonstrations, tours and more.  http://littlelevelsheritagefair.com/

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Pocahontas County Opera House presents Allegheny Echoes Student Concert

Pocahontas County Opera House presents Allegheny Echoes Student Concert

Thursday‘s Student Concert is the favorite of students, instructors and the public. Held at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Marlinton, WV  

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Marlinton Motor Inn hosts Allegheny Echoes Workshop

Marlinton Motor Inn hosts Allegheny Echoes Workshop

The Marlinton Motor Inn will host the 20th Annual Allegheny Echoes. 304-799-4711 for lodging information visit Allegheny Echoes website for evening public events at the Pocahontas County Opera House

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Freshwater Folk Festival

Freshwater Folk Festival

The Freshwater Folk Festival at the White Sulphur Springs National Fish Hatchery on East Main Street will be September 10th, 2016. This festival is a combination of music, art, dance, and hands-on nature activities on the beautiful hatchery grounds. There will be plenty of food for sale by commercial vendors and the 4-H Club, and […]

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Mountain Music Trail Documentary Premier with West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Mountain Music Trail Documentary Premier with West Virginia Public Broadcasting

WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA ANNOUNCES AIR DATES FOR MOUNTAIN MUSIC TRAIL SPECIAL Special to air 7 p.m. April 3 and 10:30 p.m. April 15 on the main WVPB channel.   VIDEO PREVIEW: https://youtu.be/NRqR3hxOrO0 PLAYLIST: bit.ly/1RnBuEt   CHARLESTON, West Virginia (March 28, 2016) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today announced air dates for a special featuring […]

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MMT Documentary Premier with West Virginia Public Broadcasting

MMT Documentary Premier with West Virginia Public Broadcasting

WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA ANNOUNCES AIR DATES FOR MOUNTAIN MUSIC TRAIL SPECIAL Special to air 7 p.m. April 3 and 10:30 p.m. April 15 on the main WVPB channel.   VIDEO PREVIEW: https://youtu.be/NRqR3hxOrO0 PLAYLIST: bit.ly/1RnBuEt   CHARLESTON, West Virginia (March 28, 2016) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today announced air dates for a special featuring […]

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Pocahontas Opera House presents Elk River Ramblers

Pocahontas Opera House presents Elk River Ramblers

The Elk River Ramblers are Terry Richardson on guitar, Galen Watts on bass and vocals, and Paul Marganian on fiddle, guitar, and vocals. With a foundation in old-time and celtic music, The Elk River Ramblers also branch out into bluegrass, klezmer, and contemporary pop. The Pocahontas Opera House, built in 1910, is a magnificent stage […]

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Elk River Ramblers perform at The Irish Pub

Elk River Ramblers perform at The Irish Pub

The Elk River Ramblers are Terry Richardson on guitar, Galen Watts on bass and vocals, and Paul Marganian on fiddle, guitar, and vocals. With a foundation in old-time and celtic music, The Elk River Ramblers also branch out into bluegrass, klezmer, and contemporary pop. The Irish Pub is centered in Lewisburg, WV.   An eclectic […]

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Farm Feast at Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company

Farm Feast at Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company

Join us Friday Oct. 23rd at 6pm at the brewery for an evening featuring Greenbrier Valley grown veggies and meats! We also will have music, dancing, and something fun for the whole family! 6PM: Brews & BBQ Farm Feast Begins 6:30PM: Meet your farmers Followed by a square dance with old-time music by the ALLEGHENY HELLBENDERS For […]

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Hill and Holler

Hill and Holler

Hill and Holler is a restaurant with pizza and live music/dance located in Lewisburg West Virginia established in 2012. WOOD-FIRED OVEN GREATNESS Hill and Holler Pizza serves Neopolitan Pizza with a bistro flair. All of our pizzas are cooked in our wood-fired oven at around 700 degrees Farhenheit and served right away. Neopolitan pizzas are best […]

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Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company

Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company

    Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company founded in 2012 located in Greenbrier County WV. Mission: “Get Out, Explore, Bring Beer” We want everyone to experience the meaning behind Wild and Wonderful West Virginia by enjoying our quality craft beers. Enjoy our tasty and refreshing craft beer after a day of adventure whether it is in […]

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Mountain Music Trail music & video premiere @ The Purple Fiddle

Mountain Music Trail music & video premiere @ The Purple Fiddle

Join the Mountain Music Trail, West Virginia Division of Tourism and West Virginia Public Broadcasting for an evening of music and the video premieres of stories captured along the Trail.   This special video project is made possible by a collaboration between the WV Division of Tourism, WV Public Broadcasting and the Mountain Music Trail and […]

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Elkins Video Premiere: Tunes & Tales along the Mountain Music Trail

Elkins Video Premiere: Tunes & Tales along the Mountain Music Trail

Join us for a Special Night of “ Tunes & Tales Along the Mountain Music Trail” Mountain Music Trail Video Premieres – a partnership between the WV Division of Tourism, WV Public Broadcasting and the Mountain Music Trail Performances by: Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller The duo performs country and old-time music, singing close harmony […]

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Mountain Music Trail ‘Tunes and Tales’ Video Premiere @ Davis & Elkins College

Mountain Music Trail ‘Tunes and Tales’ Video Premiere @ Davis & Elkins College

Join the Mountain Music Trail for a special night of ‘Tunes & Tales’ at the Timm’s Lounge at Davis & Elkins College.  The evening will include the premiere of stories captured along the trail by the West Virginia Public Broadcasting that highlight the living history of traditional music in these Appalachian Mountains. This special video […]

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