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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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Purple Fiddle presents Man about a Horse

Purple Fiddle presents Man about a Horse

With their blend of heartfelt originals, unique versions of popular tunes, and traditional bluegrass, Man About a Horse makes acoustic music that cuts across generational lines. And when you see them perform, you know they have a heck of a lot of fun doing it. Philly’s favorite bluegrass band, Man About a Horse brandishes strong […]

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Taarka at The Purple Fiddle

Taarka at The Purple Fiddle

“presenting masterfully deep americana and gypsyjazz string band music!” Led by the husband-and-wife team of David Pelta-Tiller (mandolin, tenor guitar, vocals) and Enion Pelta-Tiller (five-string violin, vocals) Taarka fills out its unique sound with award-winning bassist Troy Robey and prodigious young guitarist Mike Robinson, Taarka is bringing their otherworldly, energetic music to venues across the […]

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Red Light Rodeo at The Purple Fiddle

Red Light Rodeo at The Purple Fiddle

Wes Canter leads the band with his tobacco stained crooning and heavy-hitting rhythm guitar. Zach Hudgins brings masterfully delivered thumping standup bass with floor rattling solos and sings high harmony vocals. Zack Miller works double duty playing blistering leads on both mandolin and fiddle (sometimes in the same song!) all while singing middle and bass […]

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The Hillbilly Gypsies at The Purple Fiddle

The Hillbilly Gypsies at The Purple Fiddle

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 meeting at the now infamous Wednesday night old time jam in Morgantown, WV; The Hillbilly Gypsies have […]

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BlackingCoal at The Purple Fiddle

BlackingCoal at The Purple Fiddle

BlacKingCoal filters it through the coalfields and backwoods of West Virginia and then just throws it up in the air to see where it lands. Dirty blues. Bluegrass with a swing or growl. Country with a yell. Whatever. It’s all just music. It has one purpose. To make you smile, jump up, clap, stomp and […]

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Bumper Jackson at The Purple Fiddle

Bumper Jackson at The Purple Fiddle

“The band fuses jazz, blues, and country swing into a hootin’, hollerin’ party, full of brass, strings, and backwoods instruments like washboard and kazoo. Their New Orleans-by-way-of-Appalachia sound is stronger than ever on this fourth record, stacking flirty ragtime; mountain ditties; and smoky, Southern soul into a rich revival soundtrack, perfect for a back-porch boogie […]

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Grand Ole Ditch at The Purple Fiddle

Grand Ole Ditch at The Purple Fiddle

Grand Ole Ditch, plays progressive bluegrass that features inventive song writing that includes a banjo, Dobro, mandolin, bass, fiddle and guitar. Based out of Cumberland Maryland. $10.00 cover  

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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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Marlinton video premiere: Tunes & Tales along the Mountain Music Trail

Marlinton 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: The Young and Restless Pickers A young group of students led by Trevor Hammons, the […]

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WV Division of Tourism

WV Division of Tourism

West Virginia Division of Tourism 1-800-CALL-WVA (800-225-5982) Facebook Twitter @gotowv Instagram #GoToWV YouTube

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‘You Remind Me of WV’ contest with Wyatt Turner at the Purple Fiddle

‘You Remind Me of WV’ contest with Wyatt Turner at the Purple Fiddle

WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA TO ANNOUNCE WINNERS IN “YOU REMIND ME OF WEST VIRGINIA” PHOTO CONTEST Wyatt Turner to perform during February 14 event at the Purple Fiddle in Thomas Wild, Wonderful West Virginia will announce seven grand-prize winners in the “You Remind Me of West Virginia” photo contest Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the […]

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