Love and Theft consists of Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson, two men who came together in Nashville to make country music. The band formed in 2006 with an additional member, Brian Bandas, who completed the singing, guitar-playing trio.
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Bieber took a reprieve from music when his name was continually dragged through the dirt following several legal controversies and a couple of missteps in his public relations.
The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a three-concert series in Morgantown, debuting on Nov. 13. The concert titled "From The New World" will reflect on various influences of American culture through time, dating back to the late 19th century. The series will be held at the West Virginia University Creative Arts Center in the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre.
This is the second time LoCash has visited Morgantown and played at Schmitt’s Saloon. The band is returning as part of its "Livin’ Loud" tour.
Contestants and fans alike have been consumed with the anticipation of who will hold the title for this year’s competition. The competition began this year as approximately 60 students across the University auditioned in August to be named the University’s top singer.
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Russell’s star-studded career began at the age of 15, when the young star would stand front and center on stages in the nightclubs of Tulsa, Oklahoma among peers of his band, The Starlighters. Made up of J.J. Cale, Leo Feathers, Chuck Blackwell and Johnny Williams, the group is known for combining genres of rock, country and blues.
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Now West Virginia University seniors, the band reminisces about their first college jam sessions, attributing their humble beginnings to a few dorm room collaborations.
The famous heavy rock band will perform at Schmitt’s Saloon tonight, celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Sparkle and Fade." "Sparkle and Fade" is the second album released by Everclear in May of 1995.
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For more than two decades, The String Cheese Incident has transformed the jam band music scene, emerging with a quirky sound made up of bluegrass and country-infused psychedelic tracks.
Since the opening of Schmitt’s Saloon in February 2013, the Showcase has continued to impress each week.
Mainstage has already provided an eventful and exciting October lineup, and the last two weeks of the month will be no different.
All ears will be pleased this evening as the West Virginia University Wind Symphony holds its first performance of the school year at the Creative Arts Center.
With roots in Arlington, Virginia, SOJA’s start officially began in 1997, but the group’s true start arguably began years before that. Just as the band’s ballads bleed with tales of inspiration, the story behind the group’s journey to stardom is just as remarkable.
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Grab your cowboy boots and get ready to get down. Tonight, Schmitt’s Saloon will host country group Parmalee for a sold out Morgantown show.
Country musician Steve Smith will bring free music and relaxation to the Upper Room Ministries Coffee House.
Cyrus produced a majority of the beats herself with the help of Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips. Also cut-in on tracks are artists such as Big Sean, Ariel Pink and Phantogram’s Sarah Barthel. "Bangerz" producer and Cyrus’s long-time companion, Mike Will Made It, was also included in the production.
MAC Glee is a community choral group based at the MAC in downtown Morgantown. People of all ages who love to sing are encouraged to join.
The evening was hosted by arguably the most infamous VMA guest of all time, Miley Cyrus, who kept things wild and very much uncensored.
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If you’re getting tired of the usual bar scene and soundtracks, listen to the modern bluegrass fusion of Fletcher’s Grove and Grand Ole’ Ditch tonight at 123 Pleasant Street.
If you’ve ever dreamed of stardom, Mountaineer Idol may be your big break. The longtime singing competition is returning this fall and kicks off its high-stakes auditions this evening on campus.
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It was one "Keeler" night with Keller and the Keels. Rolling into Morgantown, Williams alongside husband and wife duet Larry and Jenny Keel, took the stage at Mainstage Morgantown to make for one jamming opening night.
Morgantown Sound returns this school year with a lineup of local bands to play live shows for it’s radio audience.
For those unfamiliar, Morgantown Sound is a weekly show hosted by West Virginia University’s radio station, U92. Each week, a live performance featuring a local band is played on the radio from the Gluck Theatre in the Mountainlair.
Able Moving Hearts’ band members all have just that - able and moving hearts that are willing and driven to work as hard as ever to get their music out there.
Fresh off the mainstream success of his latest album, A$AP Rocky will be the first artist to perform at the West Virginia University Coliseum this fall. WVU Arts & Entertainment kicks off its concert season by bringing him, along with special guests Danny Brown and Vince Staples, to Morgantown on Sept. 18. All three are relatively big-name artists for the area, making students eager to get their hands on tickets.
Vowing to change the local music scene, Mainstage Morgantown will open its doors this week, bringing live music, comedy and a more creative, unique entertainment experience.
The festivities kicked off early yesterday at the 21st Annual FallFest celebration. The traditional Welcome Weekend event rocked a new date and time from its usual Monday night slot.
Numerous groups take a new twist on old forms of music.
Music affects everyone differently, but it is safe to say it has the uncanny ability to make us feel and to entertain.
Local music festival All Good brought nothing but great vibes July 9-11. Primus, moe., Cake, Thievery Corporation, Lotus, SOJA, Railroad Earth, Keller Williams, Yonder Mountain String Band, Dark Star Orchestra, Greensky Bluegrass and many other bands performed.
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On this newer acoustic album, Schmidt emphasizes the meanings behind the songs and expresses his own unique musical genius, playing around with varying speeds and vocal inflections.
Tame Impala, R5 and Owl City all provide something new in the music world.
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Known for being featured on hits like "Power Trip" and "Ashley," Miguel’s solo artistry is of a very different breed.
What a long, strange trip the infamous Grateful Dead has lived. After rocking for 50 years, the Grateful Dead will put on their last performance for all Dead Heads July 3-5 at Chicago’s Soldier Field. Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann will take the stage, exactly 20 years after the Grateful Dead performed there for the last time.
"Lord of the hippies, king of the rednecks, lord of the druggies, king of the rednecks." The previous line is a mantra from the infamous band of outlaws who go by the name of Texas Hippie Coalition. With a reputation for rocking people’s faces off, Texas Hippie Coalition is set to take stage at southern rock hot spot, Schmitt’s Saloon this Sunday. But the question stands: Is West Virginia University ready?
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Local Morgantown artists are fortunate to have an affordable quality recording and music editing service not far from home with Nicco Catalano of NeekAttack Productions.
Edgy southern-rock band Saving Abel returns to the Morgantown area tonight at Schmitt’s Saloon. This isn’t a first for this well-known band, but the experience itself will be.
Diplo has been at the forefront of electronic dance music for over a decade, under many different monikers (Major Lazer, Jack Ü).Of Monsters and Men would love for listeners to see something new beneath their skin, but it seems they have stuck to their usual script for this album. This is not necessarily a problem, but all of my expectations for this album were leisurely reached.
Marina and the Diamonds sounds like a pop band with a female frontrunner, but the big secret they don’t want you to know is that Welsh artist Marina Diamandis is actually just a multitalented solo performer.
The Cheat River Fest is annually held in the spring to highlight and celebrate new life in the new season. The historically bluegrass-style music festival is put on each year to support the caretaking of the Cheat River watershed.
Last Year’s Model, a local musical worship group, plans to wow listeners with their retro inspired set at the URM Coffee House this evening.