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Ledyard, Fischer release new album

December 18, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Local songwriters Chris Ledyard and Mark Fischer with the band Legend Fish are releasing their fifth album together, titled “Traveling Songs. more »»

 
 
 
U2’s free experiment exposes grim lessons

December 18, 2014 This week I review some more stuff I missed during the year. U2, “Songs of Innocence” The good news is this is by far U2’s best release in more than 20 years. more »»

U2’s free experiment exposes grim lessons

December 18, 2014 This week I review some more stuff I missed during the year. U2, “Songs of Innocence” The good news is this is by far U2’s best release in more than 20 years. more »»

Briefs

December 18, 2014 Christmas in Mingo at Knights of Columbus MINGO JUNCTION — Christmas in Mingo is set Saturday at the Knights of Columbus hall. The doors open at 4 p.m. with entertainment scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. more »»

Events

December 18, 2014 Weekender accepts local events for the events calendar. Send all events to mmiller@heraldstaronline.com. — Saturday — Pat Heiserman, acoustic rock, 9 p.. more »»

Mark Eddie, Carlo Volhl to perform

December 11, 2014 STEUBENVILLE — Comic musicians and Ohio Valley natives Mark Eddie and Carlo Volhl will perform together at Steubenville Country Club beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. more »»

Off to ‘Parchman Farm,’ and some Captain Beefhart

December 11, 2014 This week I focus on some other recent releases I’ve missed. — “Parchman Farm: Photographs and Field Music Vol. more »»

Pittsburgh Opera to host new year’s celebration

December 11, 2014 Pittsburgh Opera to host new year’s celebration PITTSBURGH — A glittery Pittsburgh Opera event, the only one of its kind in the city, returns to Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland to ring in 2015. more »»

Events Calendar

December 11, 2014 Weekender accepts local events for the events calendar. Send all events to mmiller@heraldstaronline.com. — Saturday —The Fossils, acoustic rock, 9 p.m. more »»

‘Nutcracker’ takes state capital stage

December 11, 2014 CHARLESTON — The Charleston Ballet and the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will present “The Nutcracker” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. more »»

Chrisagis Brothers to play Holy Grounds

December 11, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — Holy Grounds Cafe welcomes the Chrisagis Brothers to the stage today. The coffeehouse is open from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.. more »»

‘Musical Christmas Carol’ on CLO stage

December 4, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera has announced casting for the 23rd-annual production of “A Musical Christmas Carol,” which begins Friday and runs through Dec. 21 at the Byham Theater. more »»

Holiday variety expressed in music

December 4, 2014 Well, it’s that that time of year again — when Sony/Legacy sends me more Christmas CDs than I thought I could possibly ever listen to, all culled from the label’s vast back catalogs. more »»

Oak Glen Middle School Culture Club event set

December 4, 2014 Oak Glen Middle School Culture Club event set NEW MANCHESTER — The Oak Glen Middle School Culture Club Players will present a contemporary adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic holiday... more »»

‘Sauce Boss’ plays the blues

December 4, 2014 WHEELING — Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton will not only bring his smoking slide guitar to the upcoming Heritage Music’s Blues Tuesday, but he’ll bring his own hot sauce to cook up a big pot of gumbo to... more »»

Roz, Lynn play Holy Grounds

December 4, 2014 MARTINS FERRY — Holy Grounds Cafe is pleased to host the duo Roz and Lynn today. The coffeehouse is open from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.. An open mic session will begin at 7 p.m. more »»

West Virginia symphony joins ballet for ‘Nutcracker’

December 4, 2014 CHARLESTON, W.Va. —The Charleston Ballet and the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will present “The Nutcracker” at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 12 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13. more »»

Events Calendar

December 4, 2014 Weekender accepts local events for the events calendar. Send all events to mmiller@heraldstaronline.com. — Saturday — Front Room Band, acoustic rock, bluegrass, country, 9 p.m. more »»

OUE stages ‘Miss Firecracker Contest’

November 20, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Theater Department of Ohio University Eastern will present Beth Henley’s hilarious comedy “The Miss Firecracker Contest” today through Saturday in Shannon Hall on campus. more »»

Beaver County Festival of Trees celebrates 25th year

November 20, 2014 BEAVER — The Beaver County Festival of Trees will celebrate its 25th anniversary beginning on Thanksgiving Day at the lodge at Brady’s Run Park. more »»

Deer Hunters Widows Weekend at Oglebay

November 20, 2014 Deer Hunters Widows Weekend at Oglebay WHEELING —The popular Deer Hunters Widows Weekend returns to the Oglebay Palm Room Nov. 27-30. more »»

 
 
 

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