What's Happening in Live Music: 12/13-12/19

What's Happening in Live Music: 12/13-12/19

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.

Micah Kesselring returns to Marietta this weekend. Be sure to check him out this Saturday, at the Marietta Brewing Company. Photo by Michelle Waters.

Micah Kesselring returns to Marietta this weekend. Be sure to check him out this Saturday, at the Marietta Brewing Company. Photo by Michelle Waters.

 

Amesville, OH:

Sunday, 12/18:

Village Productions:

Ugata: Winter Drum and Dance Celebration, 7PM-9PM

 

 

Athens, OH:

Tuesday, 12/13:

 

ARTS West:

African Drumming Class with Ugata, 7PM-9PM

 

Wednesday, 12/14:

 

ARTS West:

African Drumming Class with Ugata, 6-8PM

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:

Open Stage with Chris Biester, 10PM

 

Thursday, 12/15:

 

Donkey Coffee:

Open Stage hosted by Troy Gregorino, 8PM

 

Friday, 12/16:

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:

Dance Against Hate! by Athens Rock Camp for Girls. Music by DJ Gino Valentina and DJ Barticus, 10PM

 

Donkey Coffee:

Billy Rhinehart, Albert Rouzie, and Greg Bikowski, 8PM

 

The Union Bar & Grill:

Watch Them Rot, Monocle, and TFU, 9PM-2AM

 

Saturday, 12/17:

 

ARTS West:

Front and Center featuring Jason Smith on Tuba, 12PM-1PM

 

Athens Uncorked:

Holiday Party with music by Sean Parsons and Friends, 6PM-10PM

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:

The Come On Come Ons, 6PM-9PM

 

Donkey Coffee:

Christmas Music Show featuring Aubree Riley, Nicole Conn, and Brooke Manring, 8PM

 

Jackie O’s Taproom & Brewery:

Standing Rock Benefit Show featuring Megan Bee, Hannah & Ben, and The Chase Run Rounders, 7PM-9PM

 

The Union Bar & Grill:

Lennonfest 2016 featuring Water Witches, The Blam Blams, Zapple Pie, Poppycock, Jenna North, 8PM-2AM

 

Monday, 12/19:

 

ARTS West:

Athens County Community Singers Christmas Concert, 7PM-9PM

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:

Coolville Hotclub, 9PM

 

West End Cider House:

Open Stage hosted by Chris Monday, 7PM-10PM

 

Belle Valley, OH:

Saturday, 12/17:

Belle Valley American Legion:

The Dusty Covers Band, 9PM

 

In Charleston, instead? Go see Badlands play with Farnsworth and M Ross Perkins, this Saturday at The Empty Glass. Photo by Michelle Waters.

In Charleston, instead? Go see Badlands play with Farnsworth and M Ross Perkins, this Saturday at The Empty Glass. Photo by Michelle Waters.

Charleston, WV:

Tuesday, 12/13:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Tuesdays with Blue Yonder: Original Acoustic Honky-Tonk Music, 7PM-9PM

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

The Mark Miller Band, 9PM-12:30AM

 

The Empty Glass:

The Spurgie Hankins Band, 10PM

 

The Monkey Barrel:

Open Jam, 7PM

 

Wednesday, 12/14:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Open Mic with Aaron Fisher, 7PM-9PM

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

Fish Fisher, 9PM-1AM

 

The Empty Glass:

GrooveHeavy, 9:30PM-12:30AM

 

Thursday, 12/15:

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

Lou Argentos Open Mic 9PM-1AM

 

Haddad Riverfront Park:

3rd Annual Light Up the Levee featuring Appalachian Childrens Chorus, 6PM

 

Romano & Associates:

2016 Artist Group Show with music by GypsyRhythm, 5PM-8PM

 

Sams Uptown Café:

Choir Now! December Sing Wham Last Christmas7:30PM-9:30PM

 

Timothys at The Quarrier Diner:

Wood and Wine, 5PM-9PM

 

Friday, 12/16:

 

Blessed Sacrament Church:

John Angotti Concert, 7PM-10PM

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands, 10PM-1AM

 

Clay Center:

Christmas with Qiet featuring Crystal Bright & the Silver Hands, 8PM-11PM

 

The Empty Glass:

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

Fabulous Head with Scroungehound, 10PM-1AM

 

St. Matthew's Episcopal Church:

Mountaineer Montessori School Winter Concert, 12:30PM-1:30PM

 

Taylor Books:

Steve Himes, 7:30PM-9:30PM

 

Saturday, 12/17:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Marc Delgado and Sean Richardson, 7PM-9PM

 

The Blue Parrot:

Johnny C and the Scurvy Dogs, 10PM-2AM

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

Christmas Party featuring The Restless String Band and Moonshine Crossing, 9PM-2AM

 

The Empty Glass:

Farnsworth, M Ross Perkins, and Badlands, 10PM-2AM

 

Kanawha United Presbyterian Church:

A Christmas Classic with The Charleston Gay Mens Chorale, 8PM-9:30PM

 

La Belle Theatre:

Monteia's Academy of Performing Arts Christmas Show, 2PM

 

Pythian Building:

West Side Jamboree with DIXIE Highway, 7PM

 

Taylor Books:

Sasha Colette, 7:30PM-9:30PM

 

Timothys at The Quarrier Diner:

Stephanie Stacy, 9PM-12AM

 

Sunday, 12/18:

 

Unitarian Universalist Congregation:

The Company Stores, 7PM-8:30PM

 

Monday, 12/19:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Kevin Arbogast Trio, 7PM-9PM

 

The Empty Glass:

Open Mic Night hosted by Gypsy Rhythm, 9PM-1AM

 

Clarksburg, WV:

Friday, 12/16:

Clarksburg Eagles:

ROX Band, 9:30PM

 

First United Methodist Church:

Grand Performances-Tenore, 7:30PM

 

Gallipolis, OH:

 

Friday, 12/16:

The Colony Club:

Ohio University Jazz Ensemble, 7:30PM

 

Sunday, 12/18:

Good News Baptist Church:

Jimmy Dooley Christmas Tour, 6PM

 

Jesse Smith & The Holy Ghost are in town (Parkersburg) for a Sixpence Pub show, along with The Torture Store, Dino Drive and Old Lords. 

Jesse Smith & The Holy Ghost are in town (Parkersburg) for a Sixpence Pub show, along with The Torture Store, Dino Drive and Old Lords. 

Marietta, OH:

 

Friday, 12/16:

 

Adelphia Music Hall:

Trailer Park Ninjas, 9:30PM-12AM

 

Marietta Wine Cellars:

River Towne Band,  6PM

 

People's Bank Theatre:

Cathie Ryan: The Winter's Heart, 8PM-10PM

 

Undo’s on the Pike:

Acoustic Happy Hour with Fossil Point, 6-8PM

 

Saturday, 12/17:

 

Gator’s Easy Wind Pub:

Ugly Sweater Party with Catch 22 and Zeroking, 8PM

 

Marietta Brewing Company:

Micah Kesselring, 10PM

 

SWAGG:

Ugata: African Drumming Class, 2PM

 

Parkersburg, WV:

Tuesday, 12/13:

 

Gough Hazard:

Open Mic, 7-9PM

 

Wednesday, 12/14:

 

Sixpence Pub & Eatery:

Open Mic with Woodrow Hupp and Steve Richards, featuring Tom Roddey, 8:30PM-11:30PM

 

Friday, 12/16:

Blennerhassett Hotel:

April Love, Eclectic Pianist, 5PM-7PM

Johnny Staats Project, 7PM-10PM

 

The Coffee Bar:

Open Mic with Tom Roddey, 6PM-8PM

 

Saturday, 12/17:

Blennerhassett Hotel:

Dan Swanson, Classical Guitarist, 6PM-9PM

 

Dutch Ridge Auction House:

Country and Bluegrass Music, 5PM

 

Sixpence Pub & Eatery:

Jesse Smith & The Holy Ghost, The Torture Store, Dino Drive, Old Lords, 10PM

 

Sunday, 12/18:

Blennerhassett Hotel:

Rick Poling, Eclectic Pianist, 11AM-2PM

 

The Blue Pit:

Open Mic, 9:30PM

 

Monday, 12/19:

 

Blennerhassett Hotel:

Martini Mondays, 5:30-7:30PM

 

Pomeroy, OH:

Tuesday, 12/13:

 

Court Street Grill:

Open Stage with Brent Patterson, 7-11PM

 

Thursday, 12/15:

Maple Lawn Brewery:

Cradle & Grave, 7PM

 

Saturday, 12/17:

 

Court Street Grill:

CSG Saturday Showcase, 7:30 PM

 

Vienna, WV:

 

Sunday, 12/18:

Grand Central Church of Christ:

GC Presents "The Christmas Play", 5PM

 

Monday, 12/19:

Serenity Coffee House:

Open Mic with Aaron Whited, 6PM

 

Vincent, OH:

Thursday, 12/15:

Warren Local High School:

Christmas Concert, 8PM

 

Friday, 12/16:

Warren Local High School:

Pep Band Performance, 6:15PM

 

Whipple, OH:

Friday, 12/16:

Wrangler Tavern:

Sunset Roosters, 8:30PM

 

Williamstown, WV:

Saturday, 12/17:

Henderson Hall:

Christmas Evening at the Plantation, with live music by Rick Poling, 6PM-8PM

 

**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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