Tag Archives: Music

A Glimpse and a Snapshot or Two Dropping in on Third Eye Cabaret

January 23, 2013

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“Third Eye Cabaret” recommences at The Cellar this Thursday as the weekly multimedia cabaret showcases our first visiting electronic music artist.

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The BrotherSisters Sing for the W.Va. Institute for Spirituality

November 26, 2012

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The BrotherSisters do a benefit concert 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 for a place in Charleston, W.Va., that has been a “spiritual friend” to many a person.

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CabaretCam No. 1: Hip-hop to experimental pop

November 16, 2012

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Last night, we launched the fourth installment of ThirdEyeCabaret at The Cellar. No footage yet but here are some video excerpts from past cabarets.

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Introducing “FLOW the VIDEO,” featuring The Flow

October 14, 2012

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TheWebTheater.com presents the world premiere of ‘Flow the Video,’ featuring The Flow. And some cool Final Cut Pro filters. And some really cool music.

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Gone to Grinfest 2012: A mini-documentary

September 26, 2012

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Here’s a 10-minute audiovisual visit to GrinFest 2012, a musical gathering alongside the Greenbrier River in the heart of West Virginia, full of fine music, much dancing and not a few rubber duckies.

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Tiffany Finkton takes the Leap

August 20, 2012

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Profile of the young artist as a social media consulting pioneer in West Virginia. Not to mention a seasoned hip hop dance battler with a mean purple bow tie..

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Tell and Show at Digiso: ‘So, You Want to Make a Space Opera?’

June 8, 2012

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The “Tell & Show at Digiso” series profiles new multimedia works-in-progress at the digital arts space. On Wed., June 13, come view music-video drafts of ‘webisodes’ from a space opera coming to a computer near you soon.

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Song of the Day: “Pretty Bird” by Becky Kimmons

May 31, 2012

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The setting: a going-away party for Bob Webb and Heidi Muller, who are headed West to Oregon, exiting stage left from West Virginia. “Will you sing ‘Pretty Bird’ by Hazel Dickens?” someone asks Becky Kimmons. Ever the trooper, she gives it a go.

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Duet for Musical Saw and Guitar. Plus, Some Animals

May 6, 2012

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In a new episode of WVTV, the web channel of WestVirginiaVille, see what happens when a musical saw meets a gypsy-fired guitar. Plus, animals we have met on the backroads of West Virginia.

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Song of the Day: Nicci Canada’s “Love”

February 9, 2012

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Today’s Song of the Day, “Love,” comes from Nicci Canada’s debut CD, “”Twenty Twelve,” whose title I imagine speaks to her hopes for busting out this year.

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Song of the Day: “He Saved My Soul” by the Carpenter Ants

January 21, 2012

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In honor of their CD release concert at the Empty Glass, take a listen to the Carpenter Ants version of “He Saved My Soul,” by Claude Jeter of the Swan Silvertones.

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‘I’ll be your Santa, baby, come sit on my knee…’

December 11, 2011

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The Berkely Springs-based band The Weber Brothers are back with a new Christmas tune, “I’ll Be Your Santa Baby.” The vampy piano tune sits squarely in that small but breathy genre of Christmas come-on tunes.

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Dean Martin, Glen Campbell and I

December 7, 2011

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OK, the headline is a bald-faced lie. Dean Martin, Glen Campbell and I have never ever hung out together, at least in person. But actually, we did spend a lot of time together, which is when I fell in love with singing.

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Coming Soon To A Computer Near You

November 12, 2011

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TheWebTheater of WestVirginiaVille.com, presents “Saint Stephen’s Dream: a Space Opera.” Coming Soon To A Computer Near You. Spring, say. Or maybe Summer.

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Looking at the Wind: A Music Video for a Friend

October 15, 2011

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My favorite sculpture in all of West Virginia sits outside the Huntington Museum of Art. The slightest breath of wind sends this exquisitely balanced sculpture into motion as seen in a music video for a friend who has moved on unexpectedly.

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Restoring a sign of the times in Huntington

September 21, 2011

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This Friday, Huntington hosts the Save Our Sign Benefit Concert benefit to restore the Keith-Albee theater’s sign — knocked down earlier this year in a windstorm — to its dashing glory.

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Jam of the Day from the High Land Jam in Elkins

September 1, 2011

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This ‘Jam of the Day’ video from the recently concluded High Land Jam in Elkins, W.Va., is convincing evidence to head that way next summer when the 10th annual jam takes place the last weekend of August 2012.

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Song of the Day: ‘The Only Song’ by Albert Perrone

August 15, 2011

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“The Only Song” is a tune about lost love without reprieve or favor. Albert Perrone invokes Alanis Morissette, Ani DiFranco and others in singing about what happens “when love knocks the brake pads off of you.”

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So, who will your next fool be?

July 16, 2011

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Take a listen to the sublime harmonies of Bare Bones as they sing the Charlie Rich song “Who Will the Next Fool Be” at the After Hours Cabaret at the recent FestivALL Charleston.

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