Enjoy The Festy Experience this October

August 27, 2016

Call it a “boutique” music festival. The Festy Experience is meant to be on the small side, and offers a safe outdoor environment for the whole family while hosting live Americana, bluegrass, and country music. […]

Culture The free ticket club

June 27, 2016

  “Nothing in life is free” is the old saying that we all heard from our parents growing up. “But, sometimes things are almost free,” says Jim Gillette, the president and founder of SeatStir […]


Explore the highs and lows of Randolph and Pendleton counties

May 25, 2016

If you’re looking for an interesting getaway within a day’s driving distance from Washington, D.C., consider Randolph and Pendleton counties in eastern West Virginia. Dramatic mountain scenery, railroad excursions, Branson-style theaters, traditional music, Civil War […]


The Crooked Road: Discover a legacy of heritage music

May 21, 2016

Communities along the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwest Virginia have long celebrated the region’s storied legacy of traditional music. This June, these connoisseurs of folk sound will host a nine-day celebration of the traditional harmony, […]


Chestertown wows with 200 rehearsals and 35 concerts

May 21, 2016

“I don’t like people walking out of concerts thinking about where they’re getting dessert. I want them to be excited about what they heard,” says Richard Rosenberg, artistic director and principal conductor of the National […]


Eastern Panhandle HAS new bluegrass event

April 22, 2016

A new bluegrass festival, Circa Blue Fest, featuring nationally known bands, regional artists, and workshops for songwriters and aspiring musicians, takes the stage May 6–8 in Martinsburg, W.Va. The family-friendly event is just one-and-a-half hours […]