What's Happening in Live Music: 12/06-12/12

What's Happening in Live Music: 12/06-12/12

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.

Many more musical celebrations are headed your way, this week. 80 separate opportunities to enjoy music can be found on this week's guide alone, all within 1 hour of the Parkersburg/Marietta line. Photo by Michelle Waters. 

Many more musical celebrations are headed your way, this week. 80 separate opportunities to enjoy music can be found on this week's guide alone, all within 1 hour of the Parkersburg/Marietta line. Photo by Michelle Waters. 

 

Athens, OH

Tuesday, 12/06:

 

ARTS West:
African Drumming Class with Ugata, 7PM-9PM


Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium:
The Ten Tenors: Home for the Holidays, 7PM-10PM
 

Wednesday, 12/07:

 

ARTS West:
African Drumming Class with Ugata, 6PM-8PM

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:
Open Stage with Chris Biester, 10PM


Thursday, 12/08:


Donkey Coffee:
Open Stage hosted by Troy Gregorino, 8PM

 

Passion Works:
Holiday Open House performance by Mozaique, 5PM-7PM
 


Friday, 12/09:

 


Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:
Woody Pines, 10PM-1AM
 

 

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd:
The Sounds of Christmas Vocal Concert, 5:30PM-7PM

 

The Union Bar & Grill:
Fizzed and Blue Moth, 9PM


 

Saturday, 12/10:


Athens Uncorked:
An Intimate Evening with Pianist Janice Paris, 8PM-10PM

 

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:
Shouts & Whispers, 6PM


 

Donkey Coffee:
Lincoln Mash and Ron Mash, 8PM

 

Smiling Skull Saloon:
The Sloanes, Swim Team, Weird Science, 9PM-12AM

 

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens:
Winter Breakaway featuring music by Mozaique, 8PM



Sunday, 12/11:


Southeast Ohio History Center:
The Local Girls Annual Community Christmas Concert with JD Hutchison and Kyle Slemmer, 3:30PM-5PM
 

Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium:
That’s Entertainment! Communiversity Band Holiday Concert with Athens Community Music School Children’s Chorus, 4PM
 

Monday, 12/12:


Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina:
Coolville Hotclub, 9PM

 

West End Cider House:
Open Stage hosted by Chris Monday, 7PM-10PM

 

Charleston, WV

Tuesday, 12/06:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

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

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

The Bob Thompson Unit, 8PM-12AM

 

The Empty Glass:

The Spurgie Hankins Band, 10PM

 

The Monkey Barrel:

Open Jam, 7PM

 

Wednesday, 12/07:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Open Mic with Aaron Fisher, 7PM-9PM

 

The Empty Glass:

Jeremy Wood Roberts In the Round, 9:30PM-12:30AM

 

Thursday, 12/08:

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

Mike Pushkin, 10PM-1AM

 

Culture Center Theater:

Joy to the World with Bob Thompson and Meredith Dean Augustin, 8PM-10PM

 

The Empty Glass:

The Jasons, CHUD, and Minature Giant, 10PM-1AM

 

Friday, 12/09:

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

Dub V Funk with the Heavy Hitters, 10PM-1AM

 

Clay Center:

The Nutcracker by The Charleston Ballet and The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, 7:30PM

 

The Empty Glass:

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

The Recipe with Mike Pushkin & The Loyal Opposition, 10PM-2AM

 

La Belle Theatre:

Holiday Concert by The Kanawha Valley Community Band, 7:30PM-9PM

 

Taylor Books:

Sean Richardson, 7:30PM-9:30PM

 

Saturday, 12/10:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

The Brother Sisters, 7PM-9PM

 

The Blue Parrot:

Cold Dead Hands, Wolves of the Calla, and Ironhead Inc., 9PM-12AM

 

The Boulevard Tavern:

The Kind Thieves, 9PM

 

Christ Church United Methodist:

Christmas with womanSong Chorale of West Virginia, 7:30PM-9PM

 

Clay Center:

The Nutcracker by The Charleston Ballet and The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, 2PM & 7:30PM

 

Columbia Gas Auditorium:

Old-Time Dance with Zekes Fancy, George Segebade, 7PM-10PM

 

The Empty Glass:

Under Surveillance, Blue Million, and Goldtown, 10PM-1AM

 

Fairplain Yacht Club:

Mikele Buck Band, 9PM-12AM

 

The Monkey Barrel:

The State Assembly featuring Mongo, CRITK, and T-Diz, 9PM-2:30AM

 

Taylor Books:

Mike Bennett, 7:30PM-9:30PM

 

Sunday, 12/11:

 

Charleston Baptist Temple:

55th Annual Feast of Carols, 5PM-8PM

 

Charleston Municipal Auditorium:

MercyMe Its Christmas! Tour, 6PM-8:30PM

 

Elk River Church of the Nazarene:

Shepherds and Kings Musical, 10:30AM & 3PM

 

Grace Church of the Nazarene:

Journey of Hope Christmas Cantata, 10:30AM

 

Redeemer Lutheran Church:

The Promise of a King –A Christmas Proclamation of Hope” 6PM-7PM

 

Monday, 12/12:

 

Bluegrass Kitchen:

Kevin Arbogast Trio, 7PM-9PM

 

The Empty Glass:

Open Mic Night hosted by The Super Heroes, 9PM-1AM

 

Sousaphones are welcome at the 12th Annual Merry TubaChristmas, taking place at Marietta College, this coming Sunday. Photo by Michelle Waters. 

Sousaphones are welcome at the 12th Annual Merry TubaChristmas, taking place at Marietta College, this coming Sunday. Photo by Michelle Waters. 

Marietta, OH:

Thursday, 12/08:

 

Gator’s Easy Wind Pub:

Open Mic 7PM-1AM

 

Friday, 12/09:

 

Adelphia Music Hall:

LDNL, 9:30PM-12AM

 

Marietta Wine Cellars:

Angela Blair and Friends, 6PM

 

People's Bank Theatre:

Tanya Tucker, 8PM-10PM

 

Undo’s on the Pike:

Acoustic Happy Hour, 6-8PM

 

Saturday, 12/10:

 

Adelphia Music Hall:

Ugly Sweater Party with The BASH, 9:30PM

 

Gator’s Easy Wind Pub:

Open Jam

 

Marietta Brewing Company:

Coal Fired Bicycle, 10PM

 

Sunday, 12/11:

 

Adelphia Music Hall:

Pop Evil with Citizen Zero, 8PM

 

Marietta College, Alma McDonough Auditorium:

12th Annual Merry TubaChristmas, 4PM

Area tuba, baritone and euphonium players are all invited to participate. 

 

Sunday, 12/11:

Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption:

8th Annual Christmas with the Concert Choir and Orchestra (also the Children's Choir), 7PM

 

Nelsonville, OH

Saturday, 12/10:


Stuart’s Opera House:
Backstage Show with Adam Torres and Adam Remnant, 8PM-10:30PM

 

New Haven, WV:

Saturday, 12/10:

 

The Hut:

Jake Dunn & The Blackbirds, 9PM

 

Parkersburg, WV:

Tuesday, 12/06:

 

Gough Hazard:

Open Mic, 7-9PM

 

Jackson Park:

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting with local elementary and middle school choirs, 6:30PM

 

Wednesday, 12/07:

 

Sixpence Pub & Eatery:

Open Mic with Woodrow Hupp and Steve Richards 

 

Friday, 12/09:

Blennerhassett Hotel:

Kim Vineyard, Eclectic Pianist, 6PM-9PM

 

Saturday, 12/10:

Blennerhassett Hotel:

Rick Poling, Eclectic Pianist, 6PM-9PM

 

Dutch Ridge Auction House:

Country and Bluegrass Music, 5PM

 

Veritas Classical Academy (sold out on 12/09):

Dessert with Dickens (with traditional Christmas Carols), 6:30PM

 

Sunday, 12/11:

Blennerhassett Hotel:

Jesse Debarr, Classical Guitarist, 11AM-2PM

 

Monday, 12/12:

 

Blennerhassett Hotel:

Martini Mondays, 5:30-7:30PM

 

Point Pleasant, WV:

Saturday, 12/10:

 

American Legion:

Friends Helping Friends Benefit, with The DubVs, Blue Z Band, Tangled Roots and others, 7PM

 

Main Street Baptist Church:

Mason County Community Christmas Cantata, 7PM

 

Pomeroy, OH:

Tuesday, 12/06:

 

Court Street Grill:

Open Stage with Brent Patterson, 7-11PM

 

Hemlock Grove Christian Church:

Coolville Community Choir Christmas Performance, 7PM

 

Friday, 12/09:

 

Court Street Grill:

The Band Keesey, 8PM

 

Ripley, WV:

Saturday, 12/10:

Fairplain Yacht Club:

Mikele Buck Band, 9PM

 

Vienna, WV:

 

Saturday, 12/10:

Serenity Coffee House:

Acrylic Grooves and Valid Illusion, 6PM-10PM

 

Monday, 12/12:

Serenity Coffee House:

Open Mic with Aaron Whited, 6PM

 

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