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Pocahontas County Opera House

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818 Third Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954 United States
304-799-6645 http://www.pocahontasoperahouse.org/

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The Opera House is Pocahontas County’s premier performing arts center. An intimate venue, with seating for about 250, the Opera House is part of the West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail. Its annual performance series brings more than a dozen performances on its stage each year, ranging from bluegrass to jazz, folk to musical theatre and everything in between.

Situated in the heart of the high mountains of West Virginia, the Opera House is known by many as a venue for traditional, old-time music and bluegrass. The Opera House is host to the annual Allegheny Echoes summer music workshops, frequent square dances and an annual Opry Night featuring local and regional musicians.

Performances at the Opera House are informal, family-friendly and open to all. Children 17 and under are admitted free. The entrance and main seating are handicapped accessible. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to attend; special accommodations can be arranged upon request. Advance tickets are available online or at the 4th Avenue Gallery in Marlinton. Cash only for tickets purchased at the door. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis.

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August 2017

The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On at the Pocahontas County Opera House

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pocahontas County Opera House, 818 Third Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954 United States
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The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Saturday, August 12th 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm In this blast from the past, four young girls say goodbye with great style to a beloved teacher through 60s and 70s music. With classic favorites like “Downtown,” “Build Me Up, Buttercup” and “We are Family,” this musical is sure to keep your toes tappin’ and your hands clappin’ all night long! -The newest addition to the Wonderettes series, it premiered…

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September 2017

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys at the Pocahontas County Opera House

September 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pocahontas County Opera House, 818 Third Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954 United States
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Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Saturday, September 2, 7:30-9:00pm 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 Richard Hefner (banjo/tenor vocal), his brother Bill Hefner (guitar/mandolin/baritone vocal), their late uncle Glenn “Dude” Irvine (mandolin) and the late Harley Carpenter…

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Music in the Mountains at the Pocahontas County Opera House

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - September 16 @ 9:00 pm
Pocahontas County Opera House, 818 Third Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954 United States
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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. Details will be announced! Get those fiddles and banjos warmed up! We're going to have a contest! The weekend festival beings with a Mountain Music Trail benefit concert featuring Mountain Music Trail musicians at 7:00 p.m. Friday night. Saturday afternoon activities include make-and-take crafting opportunities, craft demonstrations, children's games, an open old-time music jam, fiddle…

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Square Dance in Marlinton during Music in the Mountains

September 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pocahontas County Opera House, 818 Third Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954 United States
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Square Dance in Marlinton Big Circle Dances during Music in the Mountains $4 adults, free for students www.pocahontasoperahouse.org https://mountaindancetraildotorg.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/2017-mdt-brochure1.pdf

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Hammons Family Musical Heritage Celebration at the Pocahontas County Opera House

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pocahontas County Opera House, 818 Third Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954 United States
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Hammons Family Musical Heritage Celebration at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Saturday, September 30th, 7:30 to 9:00pm After getting your fill of wild food at 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 long-standing traditions of fiddling, banjo playing, ballad singing and story telling at their remote mountain home in Pocahontas County. Their legacy continues and is proudly…

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October 2017

Hearts Gone South at the Pocahontas County Opera House

October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pocahontas County Opera House, 818 Third Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954 United States
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Hearts Gone South at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Saturday, October 7, 7:30-9:00pm Hearts Gone South plays true, solid original country and honky tonk. Born out of an unfortunate tale of love gone wrong and ending in a stack of classic country- style hits. Hailing out of Asheville, NC, Hearts Gone South shoots straight from the hip and hits their target dead on. Lead by Tricia Tripp, with a cast and crew of all star country players- Joel Jackson, Mick…

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Dana Louise & The Glorious Birds at the Pocahontas County Opera House

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Pocahontas County Opera House, 818 Third Avenue
Marlinton, WV 24954 United States
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Dana Louise & The Glorious Birds at the Pocahontas County Opera House, Saturday, October 21st, 7:30-9:00pm The daughter of Ezra Idlet of the Grammy-nominated Trout Fishing in America, Dana Louise is a new songstress astonishing audiences with her vibrant, melodic vocals, adept finger-picking and cool sound. Now touring her debut album, she is joined by the Glorious Birds — Adams Collins (vibraphone and 5-string banjo), Ezra Idlet and Keith Grimwood (Trout Fishing in America/guitar, percussion and bass). Drawing from jazz…

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