What's Happening in Live Music: 11/29-12/05

What's Happening in Live Music: 11/29-12/05

To be included in the weekly events guide, please submit show information by 12pm noon, on Monday. Events guides will be posted (to the best of our ability), every Tuesday.

 

 Christmas and Holiday-ish celebrations are in full swing as we roll into December, this week!

Christmas and Holiday-ish celebrations are in full swing as we roll into December, this week!

Athens, OH:

Tuesday, 11/29:

 

ARTS West:

African Drumming Class with Ugata, 7PM-9PM

 

Wednesday, 11/30:

 

ARTS West:

African Drumming Class with Ugata, 6-8PM

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:

Open Stage with Chris Biester, 10PM

 

Thursday, 12/01:

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:

Benefest featuring Water Witches, The Crooked Spines, Unmonumental, Bluemoth, The Gatherers, 9PM

 

The Union Bar & Grill:

DJ Barticus Y2K Millennium Dance Party, 9PM

 

Friday, 12/02:

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:

Subterranean and The Company Stores, 9PM-1:30AM

 

Donkey Coffee:

Coffeehouse Jams with Picardy Thirds, 5PM-6PM

 

Stuart's Opera House:

The Littlest Angel by Athenian Berean Community Players, 7PM

 

Sudden Death Overtime:

Cover to Cover: The Fourth, 7PM-2AM 

 

The Blue Parrot:

Fungus Funeral, Almost Hell, Mister Migraine, 10pm

 

The Union Bar & Grill:

Benefest featuring DoxcityGudgerDysfunktional FamilySmizmar, 9PM

 

Saturday, 12/03:

 

ARTS West:

Madrigal Dinner featuring performances by SATB: A Different Kind of ChoirMisfits Theatre, Rough Magic: A Unique Band of Traveling Players, Recorder Consort, a Brass Quintet, and dancing by Ellie Olin, 5PM-8PM

 

Athens Uncorked:

Roaring Twenties Themed Two Year Anniversary Party with performance by Angela Blair, 4PM-10PM

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:

Early Show with Stella, 6PM

New Basics Brass Band and The Wet Darlings, 10PM-12AM

 

Donkey Coffee: 

Choral Music Education Majors Benefit Show, 6PM

Caitlin Kraus and David Longoria, 8PM

 

Shade Winery:

Adam and Dawn Graham, 5PM-7PM

 

Stuart's Opera House:

The Littlest Angel by Athenian Berean Community Players, 7PM

 

The Union Bar & Grill:

Benefest featuring Speaking Suns, Breakers, Slackluster, Spacebuns Forever, 9PM

 

Sunday, 12/04:

 

Jackie O’s:

Sunday Funday with Black Magic Darlings, Touch Feelys, The Dysfunktional Family, and 2DS, 3PM-9PM

 

OU Baker Ballroom:

The Tempo Tantrums Annual Winter Classic, 6PM

 

Stuart's Opera House:

The Littlest Angel by Athenian Berean Community Players, 2PM

 

 

Charleston, WV:

Tuesday, 11/29:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Tuesdays with Blue Yonder: Original Acoustic Honky-Tonk Music, 7PM

 

The Empty Glass:

The Spurgie Hankins Band, 10PM

 

The Monkey Barrel:

Open Jam, 7PM

 

Wednesday, 11/30:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Open Mic with Aaron Fisher, 7PM-9PM

 

Charleston Civic Center:

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 7:30PM-10PM

 

The Empty Glass:

Memorial Show for Tommy Fountaine (of The Diablo Blues Band, whose remaining members will be performing) featuring Robert Altmann, The Spurgie Hankins Band, The Needful Things, Tommys' Triple Threat Blues Revue, NonFriction, 6PM-12AM

 

Thursday, 12/01:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Dread Pirate, Roberts, 7-9PM

 

The Empty Glass:

Threes Company Blues, This May Change, Josh “#PantrysParty” Christian, 9:30PM-1AM

 

WVSU Capitol Center Theater:

Mary: The Rock Opera by Contemporary Youth Arts Company, 8PM-10PM

 

Friday, 12/02:

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

Megan Jean & the KFB, 10PM-1AM

 

Civic Center Little Theater:

Snow White by River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, 7PM-8PM

 

The Empty Glass:

Happy Hour Jazz with Dugan Carter and Friends, 5PM-7PM

Tim Browning and the Widowmakers, Sean Whiting, and Jeremy Roberts and Flat Tracker, 10PM-2AM

 

Taylor Books:

Ritch Collins Three-O, 7:30PM-9:30PM

 

Unitarian Universalist Congregation:

River Arts Show featuring live music by The Brothers Sisters (6:45 PM) Karen Allen (7:35 PM) and That High Country Revival (8:10PM)

 

WVSU Capitol Center Theater:

Mary: The Rock Opera by Contemporary Youth Arts Company, 8PM-10PM

 

Saturday, 12/03:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

The Modock Rounders, 7PM

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

Warm Daze of Winter with Vivian Shooter, 10PM-1AM

 

Charleston Civic Center:

The Gaither Christmas Homecoming with special guests (see event page here) 6PM

 

Clay Center:

Home for the Holidays featuring The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, 7:30PM-9:30PM

 

The Empty Glass:

Saul Zonana and TriElement, 10PM-2AM

 

Mi Cocina de Amor:

Saturday Night Jazz Sessions featuring Equinox, 9PM-12AM

 

Raw Bar:

Relative Obscurity, 10PM

 

Taylor Books:

Plaid Clash, 7:30PM-9:30PM

 

Timothy’s at The Quarrier Diner:

Beauties & A Beat featuring Kee Diamond, Marcy Malone, and Juel Dimone, 10PM-2AM

 

Unitarian Universalist Congregation:

River Arts Show featuring live music by Cornucopia (10:30AM and 12:30PM) Cindy and Steve (11:30AM) Mike Foster (1:30PM) and Adam Cox and Beth Segessenman (2:30PM)

 

WVSU Capitol Center Theater:

Mary: The Rock Opera by Contemporary Youth Arts Company, 8PM-10PM

 

Sunday, 12/04:

 

Academy of Music, LLC:

The Academy Ensemble singing songs from Les Miserables, 3PM-4PM

 

Charleston Baptist Temple:

The Charleston Civic Chorus Winter Concert, 3PM

 

Charleston Mountain Mission Church:

Benefit Sing featuring Squire Parsons and the Jeff and Sheri Easter Family, 2PM-5PM

 

Clay Center:

Feel the Love of Christmas Concert by the Appalachian Children’s Chorus, 3PM

 

Culture Center Theater:

Mountain Stage featuring Iron & Wine, Tift Merritt, Andy Shauf, Todd Burge, and Paper Bird, 7PM

 

Elk River Church of the Nazarene:

 “Tales of Christmas” Children’s Musical, 10:45AM-12PM

 

The Empty Glass:

Post Mountain Stage Jam hosted by The Carpenter Ants, 10PM-1AM

 

Monday, 12/05:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Kevin Arbogast Trio, 6PM-9PM

 

Marietta, OH:

 

Wednesday, 11/30:

Jeremiah's Coffee House:

Song Colony Songwriters' Workshop, 6:30PM

 

Thursday, 12/01:

 

First Congregational UCC Marietta:

Marietta Children's Choir Christmas Concert, 7pm

 

Gator’s Easy Wind Pub:

Open Mic 7PM-1AM

 

Friday, 12/02:

 

Undo’s on the Pike:

Acoustic Happy Hour with Denis Moreau, 6-8PM

 

Saturday, 12/03:

 

Adelphia Music Hall:

Monster Energy Party w/ 4th Day Echo, 9:30

 

First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta:

Drums for Unity, 7pm

 

Gator’s Easy Wind Pub:

Open Jam

 

Marietta Brewing Company:

Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons, 10PM

 

SWAGG:

African Drumming Class with Ugata, 2PM

 

Sunday, 12/4:

Basillica of Saint Mary of the Assumption:

90th Annual Messiah, 7pm

 

People's Bank Theatre:

Hometown Holiday Spectacular, featuring PACE, Stacey's Dance Studio, The Marietta High School Marquettes, The Marietta Middle School Handbell Ensemble, Marietta Middle School Choir, High Schools that Rock, Marietta High School Wall of Sound Marching Band, Cantabile and Vocal Point, 3PM

 

New Haven, WV:

Saturday, 12/3:

 

The Hut:

Joey D, 9pm

 

Parkersburg, WV:

Tuesday, 11/29:

 

Gough Hazard:

Open Mic, 7-9PM

 

Wednesday, 11/30:

 

Sixpence Pub & Eatery:

Open Mic with Woodrow Hupp and Steve Richards 

 

Friday, 12/02:

 

Smoot Theatre:

A Hometown Christmas, 8PM

 

The Coffee Bar:

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party with Jeremiah Watkins and Levi Westfall, 7-9PM

 

Saturday, 12/03:

 

Blennerhassett Middle School:

The Christmas Stories Tour, featuring Jason Gray, David Dunn, and Grayson/Reed, 6PM

 

Dutch Ridge Auction House:

Country and Bluegrass Music, 5PM

 

Monday, 12/05:

 

Blennerhassett Hotel:

Martini Mondays, 5:30-7:30PM

 

Pomeroy, OH:

Tuesday, 11/29:

 

Court Street Grill:

Open Stage with Brent Patterson, 7-11PM

 

Friday, 12/2:

 

Court Street Grill:

Sunset Roosters, 8pm

 

Point Pleasant, WV:

Saturday, 12/03:

The Meeting House:

Rob McNurlin and his Beatnik Cowboys, 7PM

 

Vienna, WV:

 

Monday, 12/05:

Serenity Coffee House:

Open Mic with Aaron Whited, 6PM

 

**We're just a group of humans that love our local music scene. There will probably be a bunch of typos and errors, and we apologize for those. If you see something that needs an update, please let us know, and we'll fix it, ASAP. Thanks, and happy music-ing!

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