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House Concert hosted by Folk Talk w/ Michael and Carrie Kline

House Concert hosted by Folk Talk w/ Michael and Carrie Kline

Enjoy an afternoon of folk roots music with guest musicians Dan Frechette and Laurel Thomsen joined by house residents the Klines on  Sunday November 12th, 2017 at 2 p.m.  Bring a potluck snack along! http://www.danandlaurel.ca/Home.html http://www.folktalk.org The House Concert will be held at 320 Center Street, Elkins WV  26241 phone: 304-636-5444 email: kline@folktalk.org

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Long Point String Band

Long Point String Band

Blending the authenticity of Old-Time Music with the drive of Bluegrass, Long Point String Band promises excitement without forsaking tradition. The band and it’s respective members have been recognized as champions at prestigious festivals, competitions, and Fiddlers’ Conventions within West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

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State Fair of West Virginia

State Fair of West Virginia

For the history of the State Fair of West Virginia follow this link: http://rhpstatefairwv.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/HISTORY-OF-FAIR.pdf Website: http://statefairofwv.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/statefairofwv/ Email: events@statefairofwv.com 947 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901 For more information contact: Kelly Collins, 304-645-1090, kellyt@statefairofwv.com LEWISBURG, WV (11/14/2016)(readMedia)– State Fair Officials have announced the 2017 State Fair of West Virginia will start a day early on Thursday, August 10 […]

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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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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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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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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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Last Run Restaurant, Cass WV features Sugar Run Band

Last Run Restaurant, Cass WV features Sugar Run Band

Sugar Run Band will delight dinner guests with music 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Friday August 26th in Cass Scenic Railroad State Park’s restaurant, The Last Run. Friday August 26th- Lunch features Doritos Taco Salad and a drink $8.95 Dinner Menu 4:30pm till 8pm – Smoked Beef Brisket, Red Bliss Potatoes, Green Beans & Corn […]

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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 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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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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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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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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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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Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters @ Huntersville Traditions Day

Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters @ Huntersville Traditions Day

Join the community to celebrate traditions of days gone by.  Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters perform traditional old time music at 11 a.m.  Saturday. Additional events include craft demonstrations, foods- apple dumplings, brown beans/cornbread, BBQ and more, displays, historic jail tours, apple butter making, and more.  Friday evening events too!  Visit the Pocahontas County […]

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Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters @ Hammons Family Celebration

Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters @ Hammons Family 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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Marlinton Motor Inn presents Young and Restless Pickers

Marlinton Motor Inn presents Young and Restless Pickers

During the Autumn Harvest Festival and WV Road Kill Cook Off,  the Marlinton Motor Inn (host of Allegheny Echoes summer workshops) presents the Young & Restless Pickers! A young group of Pam Lund’s students, led by Trevor Hammons (the youngest in a long line of old-time musicians from Pocahontas County’s famed Hammons Family), play old-time […]

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Mountain Music Trail Evening of music and video premieres @ Ames Clair Hall

Mountain Music Trail Evening of music and video premieres @ Ames Clair Hall

Join the Mountain Music Trail in Union, WV for a special night of music by the premier bluegrass band The Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys – the longest running bluegrass band in West Virginia.  The evening will include the premieres of stories captured on video along the trail by West Virginia Public Broadcasting. These special videos […]

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Hills & Holler to feature Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters

Hills & Holler to feature Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters

The new venue, Hills and Holler, located in downtown Lewisburg will feature the Mountain Music Trail partners  Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters for a Lewisburg Square Dance! Juanita Fireball debuted at the Pocahontas County Opera House in 2008, although they have been making music together in one form or another for twenty-five years. They […]

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Brazenhead Inn features Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters

Brazenhead Inn features Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters

‘Half Way to Saint Patty’s Day’ event will feature Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters for the night! Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters debuted at the Pocahontas County Opera House in 2008, although they have been making music together in one form or another for twenty-five years. They play Appalachian string band tunes, many […]

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Mountain Music Trail Sampler Night and WV Public Broadcasting Video Premiers

Mountain Music Trail Sampler Night and WV Public Broadcasting Video Premiers

Thursday, October 8, 6:30 PM Pocahontas County Opera House 818 Third Ave., Marlinton, WV 24954 Event is FREE The evening will include local Mountain Music Trail musicians, premiers of the WV Public Broadcasting videos highlighting the Mountain Music Trail.  The West Virginia Division of Tourism has partnered with the Mountain Music Trail and WV Public […]

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Elk River Ramblers perform @ the Fiddlehead Restaurant

Elk River Ramblers perform @ the Fiddlehead Restaurant

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. Enjoy the great traditional music while enjoying a beer & burger […]

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Young & Restless Pickers @ Marlinton Motor Inn

Young & Restless Pickers @ Marlinton Motor Inn

Every other Friday evening, the Marlinton Motor Inn (host of Allegheny Echoes summer workshops) presents the Young & Restless Pickers! A young group of Pam Lund’s students, led by Trevor Hammons (the youngest in a long line of old-time musicians from Pocahontas County’s famed Hammons Family), play old-time music in the Dining Room. The Motor […]

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Elk River Ramblers perform at Elk River Restaurant

Elk River Ramblers perform at Elk River Restaurant

Enjoy fine dining in a casual setting while the tunes of traditional music gently filled the room.  Elk River Ramblers deliver the authentic sounds during the dining hours at Elk River Restaurant, located on Rt. 219 in Slaty Fork WV.

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Elk River Ramblers perform @ Elk River Restaurant

Elk River Ramblers perform @ Elk River Restaurant

Fine traditional music paired with casual fine dining, Elk River Ramblers entertain at the Elk River Restaurant during the Fat Tire Festival on Saturday August 22nd 4-6p.m. The venue offers superb dining and a bar.  

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Dunmore Daze Square Dance featuring Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters

Dunmore Daze Square Dance featuring Juanita Fireball & the Continental Drifters

Dunmore Daze August 14-16th  will feature a Friday night Spaghetti Dinner, Cake decorating contest and a Cake Walk. Saturday events include a parade, community covered dish dinner, Fry Pay throwing contest, music jam session with Homer Hunter and a square dance at 8 p.m.  featuring the Mountain Music Trail band, Juanita Fireball & the Continental […]

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