For The Independent
THE CLAY CENTER
Free activities at Capitol Market on the second Saturday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.
‰Through July 29 — “Desire for Magic: Patrick Nagatani 1978-2008.”
‰Saturday through Sept. 16 — “The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photograpy.”
‰Saturday through Sept. 16 — “Artist to Icon: Early Photographs of Elvis, Dylan and the Beatles.”
‰July 19, 6 p.m. — Art Activism and Technology with Brooke Singer of Pre-emptive Media.
‰Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m. — Daughtry.
‰Sept. 23, 8 p.m. — Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.
‰Sept. 27, 8 p.m. — Earth, Wind and Fire.
For ticket information, call or visit the website.
One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.org.
CLAYPOOL-YOUNG ART GALLERY
‰Through Aug. 31 — The Bluegrass Biennial 2012: A Kentucky Juried Exhibition.
The gallery is on the campus of Morehead State University. For more information, call (606) 783-5446. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
THE FRENCH ART COLONY
‰Through July 29 — Youth Art Competition award winners on display at FAC.
‰Through July 29 — Summer Festival Competition Show.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
‰Friday — “Stillwater Lite.”
‰July 27 through 29 — “Laura Ingalls Wilder: Voice of the Prairie” at Bob Evans Farm Amphitheater.
‰Aug. 10 — Joey D and the Dub-Vs.
530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.
GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER
Through Summer — Partnering with the Cruisin’ Grayson Car Show and featuring collectible, vintage and various show cars nearby.
‰Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.
The gallery is available for special showings by appointment.
The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street and is seeking volunteers for all programs and operations (artists and advocates).. For more information, email Dan Click at email@example.com or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.
HIGHLANDS MUSEUM AND
‰Gift shop: The museum carries a variety of jewelry for men and women, Candleberry candles and more.
‰Through July — “Remembering the TItanic: 100 Years Later.”
‰Sept. 7 through Sept. 29 — “A River Runs Through It.”
‰”Country Music Heritage Hall.”
‰“C.I. Haeberle Medical Exhibit.”
‰“William E. Martin Military Exhibit.”
‰“The Legacy of Jean Thomas.”
‰”Treehouse of My Own.”
‰“The Aqua Zone.”
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Cost for adults: $5.50; seniors, students and children: $4.50; Members and children 2 and younger admitted free.
Phone: (606) 329-8888; Fax: (606) 324-3218; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
‰Through July 22 — “Fine Arf,” an exhibition of images of dogs from the permanent collection.
‰July 24, 7 p.m. — Tasting Tour of the Conservatory.
‰Through Aug. 5 — “Modern Mexico: Works from the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University.”
‰Through Aug. 26 — The work of Judy Pfaff.
‰Aug. 18 through Oct. 28 — Walter Gropius Master Artist Series Presents: Enrique Chagoya.
‰Through Oct. 7 — Visiting Inspiration: Twenty Years of Gropius Artists.
‰Through Oct. 7 — The Collection of Alex E. Booth Jr.
‰Through Nov. 18 — “Harvey Littleton: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Glass Studio Movement.”
‰Through April 7, 2013 — American Impressionism. American Impressionists within the permanent collection include: Childe Hassam, J. Alden Weir, John Singer Sargent, Frank Benson, W. Elmer Schofield, and Arthur Meltzer to name a few.
The Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.
‰The JSF Regional Readers book group meets the last Tuesday of the month at 5:45 pm. July’s selection is “Blood Feud – The Hatfields & McCoys: The Epic Story of Murder and Vengeance” by Lisa Alther. The book group is open to all and new members are always welcome. The complete reading list for 2012 is available at the JSF website at jsfbooks.com.
‰The Jesse Stuart Room features Stuart memorabilia, rare books and collectible items.
‰The Leming Art Gallery features works by area artists and photographs by William “Pictureman” Mullins.
‰The book store offers a wide variety of new, used and collectible books, fine art prints, pottery, gift items and Ruth Hunt’s Blue Monday candy bars, Derbies, assorted chocolates, bourbon balls and mint julep bourbon balls. Also featured are books in the “Images of America” series of local pictorial histories.
‰The Young Readers’ Corner features Jesse Stuart’s junior books as well as books for children by Billy C. Clark and other regional authors; books in the “Childhood of Famous Americans” series; and resources for teachers of reading.
The foundation, at 1645 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call (606) 326-1667, visit jsfbooks.com or friend us on Facebook.
THE KENTUCKY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
‰Today through Saturday, 8 p.m. — Circus Circus. Tickets start at $16.
‰Sunday, 7 p.m. — Diane Krall. Tickets start at $45.
‰July 19 through 21, 8 p.m. — Circus Circus. Tickets start at $16.
‰July 27, 7 p.m. — Mt. Zion Evening of Elegance. Admission $30.
501 W. Main St., Louisville. (502) 562-0100. kentuckycenter.org.
KENTUCKY FOLK ART CENTER
“Outside in Ohio: A Century of Unexpected Genius.”
Opens July 19 — “Linvel Barker: Works from the Collection of Rita Biesiot.”
102 W. First St., Morehead. (606) 783-2204. kyfolkart.org.
KENTUCKY MUSEUM OF ART AND CRAFT
‰Through July 29 — “50 Years of Studio Glass.”
‰Friday through Aug. 31 — “Swimming Hole.”
‰Friday through Aug. 31 — “Holler’s and Harvest.”
‰Sept. 7 through Nov. 11 — “Storytelling as Craft.”
Call or visit websites for more information about camps.
The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Admission is free for members; $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and military members. Family admission is (two adults and all children) $12. Children younger than 12 and students with ID are admitted free.
The museum is at 715 W. Main St., Louisville. For more information, call (502) 589-0102 or visit kentuckyarts.org.
New classes starting Monday and Tuesday: A eight-week, wheel-thrown pottery class will be either Mondays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. or Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the upstairs of the L Style Salon’s Potter's Loft, 1516 Winchester Ave., Ashland. Bill Meadows is the instructor. All skills levels are accepted; students work on their own wheel. For registration information, call (304) 654-9948 or e-mail email@example.com.
PAINTED COW GALLERY
‰July 23 through 26 — Art summer camp for kids. From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for ages 6 to 12; and from 1:30 to 4 p.m. for ages 13 to 18. $60 per child or $100 for two from the same family. Scholarship available.
The gallery will celebrate summer with new, original artwork from local artists in a wide variety of styles, colors and sizes.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Each Tuesday, the gallery turns into a studio home for an assortment of artists to work on their artwork. Watercolor instructions are also offered by appointment each Tuesday.
Studio home for the Lawrence County Arts Council, 103 S. Main Cross St., Louisa (across the street from the Lawrence County Courthouse).
For more information, call the gallery at (606) 638-1313 or visit paintedcowgallery.com. Also visit the site on Facebook.
The Pendleton Art Center at 1537-1539 Winchester Ave., Ashland, houses the working and retail sale studios of the Tri-State's premier artists with a wide range of talents. Pendleton Studios are open on the first Friday of the month from 5 to 9 p.m. for the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Ashland and the next day for Second Look Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some studios are open daily; some are open by appointment with the artist. Contact information for artists is available in the lobby.
Artist of the Month
Heather May, photographer.
The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:
‰Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Watercolor class with Janet Lester (606) 928-8965 and Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257. Call to preregister and get a supply list. Enroll now.
‰Tuesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. Watercolor class with Janice LeBrun. Children’s art classes at 4 p.m. with LeBrun. (606) 329-0048. Beginning watercolor from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. with LeBrun (606) 329-0048.
‰Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. — Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills/Learn the Art of Using Color with Sylvia Jackson. (606) 928-0257.
‰Thursdays: 3 to 5 p.m. — Craft classes with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592 and Amy Litteral (828) 713-5862.
For more information about renting a studio, call Denise Spaulding at (606) 465-5589 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Melanie Osborne (606) 615-0022 or email email@example.com.
For more information about the center, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.
RENAISSANCE ART GALLERY
‰Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting (adult) with F. Christian.
‰Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. — Painting and Fine Arts (adult-high school) with S. Tschantz.
‰Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Junior drawing with S. Tschantz.
‰Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m. — Drawing fundamentals with S. Tschantz.
‰Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon — Painting and Fine Arts with F. Christian.
Unless otherwise noted, classes are taught at the gallery at the old high school, ground floor.
The gallery is open 12 to 4 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Studio hours are 10 a.m. to noon, Monday; 1 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday.
The gallery is at 900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 453-3187 or (304) 525-3235. Visit orgsites.com/wv/renaissance or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TSHD ARCHITECTS/1414 GALLERY
‰Through July 27 — The Tom Worden 2012 Photo Extravaganza.
‰Aug. 3 through Sept. 28 — Tri-State Arts Association Summer Exhibition. Featuring works from approximately 40 area artists.
‰Oct. 5 through Nov. 30 — Earth and Sky: Photography works by Jeff Ball.
‰Dec. 7 through Jan. 25, 2013 — Art by MiAppa (Made in appalachia) Artists.
1414 WInchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190. tshdarchitects.com/the-1414-gallery-at-tshd-architects-p_12.html.
THE UPSTAIRS GALLERY
‰Aug. 3 through 28 — “Drawing Expressions.” In the Thoroughbred Gallery, 1430 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. Opening reception Aug. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m.
‰Seventh annual photography show in the Thoroughbred Agency office at 1430 Winchester Avenue, Ashland. Tradition black and white photography show. Receiving Aug. 27 through 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 :30 p.m. Closed jury date is Sept. 1. Opening reception during First Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. with awards at 7 p.m.
July’s featured artists are Michal Perrine Adams and Rob Caines. Michal paints in watercolors and Rob displays all of his wood creations for your home.
Thursdays, noon to 3 p.m. — Watercolor classes for beginners and intermediate painters. Call ahead to join. First class is free. Barbara Delligatti, instructor. Cost is $20.
August’s featured artist will be Derek Holston of Greenup with his multi media; live violin music by Ann Adkins of Ashland.
Gallery and framing hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and by appointment.
The Upstairs Gallery has new art and gifts available from its 25 Tri-State artists.
The gallery is at 1428 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.
For more information, call Barbara at (606) 325-2470 or (304) 633-4401 or visit
AMERICAN LEGION POST 23
705 Court St., Portsmouth. For more information, call (740) 353-3030.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 43
Fridays, 7:30 p.m. — Karaoke with Honey B.
Saturdays in July — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.
Beginning July 18, Wednesdays 5 to 8 p.m. — Acoustic Jam with Poaceous Band.
The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. For more information, call (606) 836-8355.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 76
Monday to Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Thursdays — Karaoke with Stacy.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Happy Hour.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band.
Kitchen has new hours, call for operating hours or to place an order (606) 329-2162.
Banquet room available.
405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 276
The post is in South Shore.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 93
Mondays — Bingo. Early birds at 5 p.m. Games at 6 p.m. All packs are $5.
For more information, call (304) 453-6722.
302 Eighth St. in Kenova.
AMERICAN LEGION POST 325
Fridays, 4:30 p.m. — Bingo.
Wednesdays — Euchre Tournament. Register before 7 p.m.
Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Karaoke.
The Legion is in Flatwoods. (606) 836-4141.
AMVETS POST 14
Fridays, 7 to 11 p.m. — Karaoke with Bobbi.
Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Kyote. Beer $1 and free hot dogs from 4 p.m. to close.
Saturdays, 7 p.m. — All-you-can-eat fish fry, $7. No takeouts.
Monday through Saturday, 4 to 6 p.m. — Happy hour.
Every Second Monday, 7 p.m. — Post meeting.
Every Third Monday, 7 p.m. — Ladies auxiliary meeting.
Every Fourth Monday, 7 p.m. — Sons of the AmVets squad meeting.
No cover charge.
The club is at 1425 Chestnut St. in Kenova. (304) 453-3086.
AMVETS POST 95
Saturdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Beth.
Fridays and Wednesdays — Ladies and sons of AMVETS serving food.
Saturdays and Sundays — Bingo.
New members welcome.
The club is off Ky. 2 in Greenup. Call (606) 473-7805 for more information.
FOR THE TRI-STATE
‰Aug. 17 through 19 and 24 through 26 — “Crimes of the Heart.”
900 8th St., Huntington, W.Va. For reservations and more information call (304) 733-ARTS. Visit 733arts.org.
‰Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Steel Horse.
‰July 20, 21, 27 and 28, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Mayday.
First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.
Mondays — A-League darts.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — Dart Association; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke. Ladies auxiliary will operate the kitchen.
Thursdays, 8:15 p.m. — Blind-draw darts; open mic night and cornhole tournament.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.
Kitchen is open Mondays from 7 p.m. to close; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to close. Pickup orders are available.
The club is at 701 Carter Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-7644.
ASHLAND ELKS 350
Fridays and Saturdays in July, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Karaoke.
First and Third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Lodge meetings.
Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lunch served. Daily specials.
Thursday through Saturday: 6 to 9 p.m. — Dinner served.
900 Carter Ave. Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders.
ASHLAND MOOSE 892
Daily drink specials from 3 to 7 p.m.
Activities for Moose members and guests only.
The club is at 2314 Winchester Ave. in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 324-4644.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission: $6.
No drugs or alcohol permitted. 2.5 miles off U.S. 52 on Highway 140 North off South Webster, Ohio, exit.
For more information, call (740) 285-2183 or (740) 574-2991.
Saturdays, 8 p.m. live music by TLH and the Beechy Creek Boys. Admission is $5 and children younger than 11 free.
Second Sunday of the month, 1:30 p.m. — Gospel music. Free admission, free food; bring a dish if you like. Donations accepted at the door.
There will be door prizes, 50-50, a restaurant area and a wooden dance floor.
The center is seven miles west of the Greenup Locks and Dam off the A-A Highway on Beechy Creek, Greenup. For more information, call (606) 932- 2011.
BIG SANDY SUPERSTORE
‰July 21 and Aug. 18 at Harris Riverfront Park — Picnic with the Pops.
‰July 20, noon — Discover the Dinosaurs. Tickets start at $10. Children under two are free.
‰July 28, 8 p.m. — Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson. Tickets start at $29.75.
‰Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m. — George Jones. Tickets start at $25.
To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.
CALLIHAN’S AMERICAN PUB AND GRILL
‰Friday, 8 p.m. — The Whipps.
‰Saturday, 8 p.m. — Dana Romanello.
‰July 20, 8 p.m. — FM.
‰July 21, 8 p.m. — Julie Westlake.
‰July 26, 8 p.m. — Guitar Night with Chris Kitchen and Josh Woods.
‰July 27, 8 p.m. — Barry Frazee and Jeff Lewis Band.
‰July 28, 8 p.m. — Todd Thornburg and Tony Ramey.
Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. are jam night hosted by Eddie Riffe.
The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.
‰First Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.
‰July 23 through 29 — Pioneer Life Week.
‰Aug. 3, 6 p.m. — History and Humor, Hummin' and Strummin'.
344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. Phone (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059.
For more information and reservations, call the park at (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/events.aspx.
‰Friday, 7 p.m. — “Murder at the Opera” presented by Murder and Merriment, an interactive murder mystery dinner theatre with catered Italian buffet. Call (606) 329-0746 for tickets..
Wednesdays, 7 to 9:30 p.m. — Sister Redden Hair, duo playing classic rock.
The venue is in Blue Ribbon Lanes in Ashland.
Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Almost Country Club Band.
Reservations are being taken for weddings and receptions.
Admission is $6 for adults; 13 to 18 years, $4; 12 and younger admitted free. Family atmosphere and no alcohol permitted. Concessions available. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8 to 11 p.m. Cover charge at the door, children 12 and younger admitted free.
The club is at 5405 Roberts Drive in Ashland.
FORT FALLS AND FRIENDS
Restaurant now open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Owner is Audrey Blevins. Doors open at 6 p.m. Adults, $6 and children younger than 12 admitted free. At Junction 182 on Carter Caves State Park Road. Half-and-half drawings, cash drawings on every break. Concessions served; no alcohol.
For more information, call (606) 474-6400 or (606) 475-3664.
THE FRAME UP GALLERY
& CAFE ZEAL
Hours: Monday, noon to 3 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday by appointment.
Hard-to-find gift items and custom framing design.
The art of Al Cornet.
Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565. Visit theframeupgallery.com.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. — River Cities Dart Club.
Wednesdays, 9 p.m. to close — “Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers Jam Night” with Hurricane Hager. All musicians welcome.
Live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
Sundays — Bike Day.
2515 S. Third St., Ironton. (740) 532-8337.
GATEWAY REGIONAL ARTS
"Colored Memories" paintings by Ruth Hunt Wood
‰Today — Mount Sterling Main Event, Courthouse Square, (rain location is arts center).
‰Friday, July 20 and 27, 6 to 8 p.m. — Bring Your Beat to the Street!; Summer Drum Circle in the Courthouse Square. Bring Your Drum, free, all ages.
‰Tuesday, 5 to 7 p.m. — Art After Hours Open House. Free.
‰July 19, 6:30 p.m. — Open Mic Night. Free.
‰July 21, 7 p.m. — 2nd annual Cabaret. $20, Pizza provided, bring your own beverage.
‰July 30 — Summer Theatres start. Ages 7 to 12, $45 (Monday through Saturday).
Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Gateway Arts Center is at 101 E. Main St. in Mount Sterling. For more information, call (606) 783-2481 or e-mail to email@example.com. Visit gatewayartscenter.com.
GRANNY’S COUNTRY KITCHEN
Fridays — Live gospel music.
Serving breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. and lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday and after 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
The venue is in Willard. For more information, call (606) 474-8186. graysonmealsonwheels.com.
GREENBO LAKE STATE RESORT PARK
‰Aug. 24 and 25 – Summer Scrapbooking Weekend.
965 Lodge Road in Greenup. For more information, call (606) 473-7324 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Various packages of lodging and food available. Call (800) 325-0008. http://parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/greenbo-lake/default.aspx.
GREENUP DANCE CLUB
Fridays, 6 to 10 p.m. — Dancing. Admission: $5. Music by Jazz R Us. Concessions for sale. Dances are at Greenup Senior Center, 1617 Ashland Road, Greenup (Applegate Shopping Center).
HERITAGE FARM MUSEUM AND VILLAGE
‰Saturday — Ice Cream Social.
3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 522-1244. heritagefarmmuseum.com.
‰Through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon — KID’s Camp (for 10 to 12 year olds).
‰July 20, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — KID’s Camp (for 6 to 8 year olds).
911 Third Ave., Huntington. (304) 522-0877 or huntingtons-kitchen.org.
Wednesdays, 7 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Thursdays and Fridays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Dave and Christina.
Fridays, 8 p.m. — Euchre tournament.
Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Steel Horse Band.
1305 S. Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.
JENNY WILEY THEATER
‰Wednesday, July 19, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 29, 31, 8:15 p.m. — “Grease.”
‰July 21, 1 p.m. — “The Marvelous Wonderettes.”
‰Today and July 28, noon — “The Marvelous Wonderettes.”
‰Friday, Sunday and July 20, 25, and 27, 8:15 p.m. — “Honk.”
‰Tuesday, 8:15 p.m. — “The Marvelous Wonderettes.”
‰July 19, 1 p.m. — “Honk.”
Proceeds will benefit the theater’s operational budget. (606) 886-9274. jwtheatre.com.
KYOVA GOSPEL MUSIC
‰Friday — The Artrip Family, The Waugh Family, Chuck Compton and Common Bond.
‰July 20 — The Heavenbound James Gang, Face To Face, The Blakey Quartet and Jim Sheldon.
‰July 27 — His Own, The Singing Gospelaires and Tony Wilson.
Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m.
For more information, call Arnold Sexton at (606) 836-5582; visit kyova.org or email Arnold@kyova.org.
LIVING WITH A CAUSE
“G” — entertainment’s upcoming events:
‰Friday, 7:30 p.m. — The Joe Freeman Bluegrass Band.
‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — SONGS with Jerico Road, Andy McGinnis and Foresta Shope.
‰July 20, 7:30 p.m. — Country show with Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.
‰July 21, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — Comedian Sammy Sawyer, Soulshine Drive and Joy Jones and the Jones Boys.
‰July 26, 7:30 p.m. — Country/Classic Rock Show with Crossroad Station.
‰July 28, 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — Ohio Express.
‰July 29, 4 p.m. — Michael Combs.
Unless otherwise noted, all shows start at 7:30 p.m. and are always “G” rated.
The venue is at 8805 Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg. Call (740) 574-6000.
For more information and to check updates, go to songs23.com or gentertainmentlive.com.
MOREHEAD THEATRE GUILD
‰July 27 through 29 — “A Little Princess.”
‰Aug. 3 through 5 — “A Little Princess.”
Suitable for 10 and older, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students (with student I.D.). Purchase tickets st moreheadtheatre.org (Paypal), Coffee Tree Books or at the door.
Rowan County Arts Center (Old Courthouse Square), 205 East Main St., Morehead. For more information, call (606) 776-4447 or (606) 784-5669. Visit moreheadtheatre.org.
MOUNTAIN ARTS CENTER
‰Friday, July 20 and 27, 7 p.m. — Front Porch Pickin’.
‰Saturday, July 14, 21 and 28, 8 p.m. — Billie Jean Osborne’s Kentucky Opry Summer 2012.
‰Aug. 3, 10, 24 and 31, 7 p.m. — Front Porch Pickin’.
To order tickets or for more information, call (888) MAC-ARTS or (606) 886-2623 or visit macarts.com. The venue is at 50 Hall Rogers Drive in Prestonsburg.
MOUNTAINEER OPRY HOUSE
‰Saturday, 7:30 p.m. — Hominy Falls Bluegrass Band.
‰July 21, 7:30 p.m. — No show. Carter County Shriners Club Festival.
Concessions are available in a friendly family atmosphere where there is no smoking or alcohol.
Doors and concessions open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15, $12 for seniors and $5 for children.
Mountaineer Opry House in Milton, W.Va. is the local hot spot for Bluegrass music in the Huntington/Charleston area. Located at the Milton exit of I-64. Ten minutes east of Huntington or 20 minutes west of Charleston. mountaineeropry.com.
MURDER AND MERRIMENT
Interactive murder mystery dinner theatre.
‰July 13, 7 p.m. — “Murder at the Opera.” Cosmopolitan Club, Ashland with catered Italian buffet. Call (606) 329-0746 for tickets.
‰July 20, 7 p.m. — “The Murderer Who Came to Dinner.” CSX Train Tracks, Huntington. A catered dinner will be served. Call (866) 639-7487 for tickets.
‰July 21, 7 p.m. — “A Murderous Reunion!” Hillside Community Church, Ashland. Call (606) 922-2903 for tickets.
PARAMOUNT ARTS CENTER
‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Sweet Lipzz Dixieland Band.
‰Wednesday — Guilty. Admission is free to this movie
‰Aug. 2 and 3, 7 p.m. and Aug. 4, 3 p.m. — Disney’s Camp Rock, The Musical.
‰Aug. 11, 8 p.m. — Wynonna and the Big Noise.
‰Aug. 23, 7 p.m. — Guy Penrod.
‰Aug. 31, 8 p.m. — Sean Parsons Quintet.
‰Sept. 14, 8 p.m. — Greg Abate Quartet.
‰Oct. 12, 8 p.m. — The Bob Thompson Unit.
For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.
PORT CITY CAFE AND PUB
‰Friday, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.
‰Saturday, 9 p.m. — The Interns.
‰July 19, 7:30 p.m. — Steve Free.
‰July 20, 9 p.m. — Karoke.
424 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth. For more information, (740) 355-9015. theportcitycafeandpub.com.
Every Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m. — Karaoke with Walt and Missy.
Fridays and Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Live music.
‰Friday — The Kentucky Backroads Band.
‰Saturday — The Red Barn House Band featuring Paul McWain, Larry Evans, Mike Moore, Chris Hayes, Robin Hayes and George Hayes.
The “Red Barn” on Ky. 7 at Warnock.
Admission is $5. Children 10 and younger admitted free.
Flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi available.
Available to rent for individual or company occasions.
No alcohol allowed.
Follow the Red Barn on Facebook at facebook.com/kyredbarn.
For more information, call (606) 922-9346.
STUART’S OPERA HOUSE
‰Saturday — Movie Night: The Last Waltz. Free.
‰July 26, 8 p.m. — Lucinda Williams and Buick 6. Tickets start at $40.
‰July 27, 7:30 p.m. — Summer Concert Series with the Hackensaw Boys. Free.
‰Aug. 4, 7 p.m. — A Night with the Legends 2012.
‰Aug. 31, 7 p.m. — Summer Concert Series with The Spikedrivers. Admission is Free.
Stuart’s is at 52 Public Square in Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.
SUNDAY IN THE PARK
‰Sunday, 2 p.m. — Gospel Harmony Boys.
‰Aug. 19, 2 p.m. — The Avalons.
Performances at the Jeremy Shoemaker Amphitheater in the Paul T. Billups Park, adjacent to the Ceredo-Kenova Middle School.
Sunday in the Park is a free, family enrichment program funded by the town of Ceredo. For more information, call (304) 453-6814 or email at email@example.com.
Friday and Saturday — Karaoke with Honey Boggs.
719 Oak St., Kenova. (304) 453-4320.
‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Country Strong with Kenny Lee.
‰Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Git-er-Done Band.
Free drawing for a free pass to the show and half and half drawing. Admission is $6; those younger than 12 admitted free. Family oriented. No alcohol. Concessions are available. Free parking.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
The venue is at 28 Grahn Road, Olive Hill. For more information, call (606) 286-1420 or (606) 474-8485.
THE V CLUB
‰Today, 10 p.m. — The Wooly Bushmen.
‰Friday, 10 p.m. — John Lancaster and Dream the Electric Sheep.
‰Saturday, 7 p.m. — Bobaflex, Devil by Design, Zeroking and more.
‰July 21, 10 p.m. — Grown Ass Folks.
‰July 25, 8 p.m. — Corrosion of Conformity, Prong, Horseburner.
‰July 28, 7 p.m. — ElDorado, Eldoradorockband.
Most tickets are available online at etix.com.
741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington. vclublive.com.
VFW POST 8850
Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.
3028 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call Walt Butler at (740) 532-3000.
WHISKEY RIVER SALOON
Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.
First Friday of every month 9 p.m. — Comedy show.
Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 p.m. — Karaoke Idol performances; Grand prize for the 12-week contest is $1,000.
Tuesdays at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class. Free; 8 p.m. — Pool tournament.
Thursdays, 6 p.m. — Singles night with DJ T playing 1980s music. 7:30 p.m. — Beginners line dancing class. Free.
Fridays, 5 to 8 p.m. — Party on the Patio. 7 to 10 p.m. — Ladies night with DJ T. 9 p.m. — Registration for Sexy and You Know it, a 12-week contest with a grand prize of $500. Contest starts at 11 p.m.
In the Grandview Inn, County Road 450, South Point. For more information and tickets, call (740) 377-9077. Kitchen open until 2 a.m.
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. — Music.
Food, beverage and entertainment features will be 25 cent wings; 99 cent draft beer; and DJ Atom Bomb nightly from 10 p.m. to close. Free parking across from the Holiday Inn.
The club is at 809 Third Ave., Huntington. For more information, call (304) 697-2789.
WHITEY’S MUSIC BARN
‰Fridays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Country Junction Band, open mic.
‰Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — New Sounds Band and guest.
Cost: $6. Children younger than 10: $3. New performers are welcome and needed. Guitar lessons are available.
Hot food on Fridays and Saturdays. No alcoholic beverages or drugs permitted.
Exit Ohio 522 onto Park Street in Wheelersburg.
Call (740) 357-3571 for more information or directions. whiteys-music-barn.webs.com.
The 1937 flood
Today, 7:30 p.m. — Marquee Room, Paramount Arts Center. The band kicks off the Joe Dobbs book tour in support of the autobiography “A Country Fiddler.”
Friday, 6:30 p.m. — The Daily Cup, 246 7th Ave., Charleston.
Saturday, 10 a.m. — Heritage Station, 210 11th St., Huntington.
BETTER DAY PARADE
Sept. 29, 8 p.m. — Brothers of the Wheel, Ashland.
Band members are Andy Mayo, lead vocals, guitar; Bill Byerley, lead vocals, bass; Jamie Cain, guitar, harmonica, back up vocals; and Chuck Burke, drums, back up vocals.
‰Friday, 8 p.m. — Hard Rock Cafe, Nashville, Tenn.
‰Aug. 16, 6 p.m. — Tennessee Sounds halftime show, Nashville, Tenn.
‰Sept. 7, 7 p.m. — Kyova Mall, Cannonsburg.
‰Sept. 14 — Poage Landing Days with Head South Band, Ashland.
‰Sept. 15, 1 p.m. — Fallsburg Campground/Garner Baptist Church.
‰Oct. 5, 7 p.m. — Greenup Old Fashion Days with Head South Band.
For more information call (606) 831-7595 or visit facebook.com/bronsonbushmusic.
The Head South band members are Phil Osborne, lead guitar; Larry Deerfield, drums; Tom Hall, bass; and Tom Stephens, keyboards.
Carrier plays classic rock of the ’70s and ’80s. Band members are Jordan Ware, Jeff Preston, Denver Rice and Jeff Ware.
July 26, 8 p.m. — Guitar Night at Callihan’s American Pub and Grill on U.S. 60 at the Kyova Mall in Cannonsburg.
Saturday, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill on U.S. 60 at the Kyova Mall in Cannonsburg.
Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.
July 20, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill, U.S. 60 at Kyova Mall in Cannonsburg.
The band can be found on myspace/gypzyroze06; or visit Facebook.
July 21 and Aug. 18 — Picnic with the Pops, Harris Riverfront Park, Huntington.
Tickets on sale. For more information call (304) 781-8343 or visit huntingtonsymphony.org.
July 26, 8 p.m. — Guitar Night at Callihan’s American Pub and Grill on U.S. 60 at the Kyova Mall in Cannonsburg.
July 21, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill on U.S. 60 at the Kyova Mall in Cannonsburg.
Sept. 14, 8:30 p.m. — Poage Landing Days, 16th Street Main Stage, Ashland.
THE ORIGINAL FUGITIVES
The Fugitives are Todd Smith, lead vocals and comedy; Tim Kleinman, drums; Terry Childers, bass; David Panchott, guitar and horns; and Danny Young, B3 and keyboards. Visit the “Original Fugitives” on FACEBOOK.
Wednesdays beginning July 18, 5 to 8 p.m. — Acoustic jam, American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
July 28 — Poppy Mountain Summertime Festival.
Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Bill Riffe, Greg Combs, Allen Dunaway and Johnny Brown.
‰Friday through Sunday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Frogtown, Ironton.
‰July 27 and 28, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Riverside Cafe, Winfield, W.Va.
‰Sept. 14 through 16, 9 p.m. — Frogtown, Ironton.
‰Sept. 21, 9 p.m. — Port City Pub, Portsmouth.
Band members are Mike Fitzpatrick, guitar, keyboards, vocals; Gary Kesling, drums, keyboards, vocals; Dave Copley, bass, keyboards, backing vocals.
Visit thereturnlive.com and facebook.com/thereturnlive or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (606) 324-5545 or (606) 324-1439.
SILVER STRINGS BAND
Saturdays in July — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.
SISTER REDDEN HAIR
Every Wednesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. — Blue Ribbon Lanes, Cosmopolitan rear entrance, Ashland.
Playing classic rock. Band members are Angy Hall and Danny Craig. Visit the band on facebook or email email@example.com for more information.
Band members are John Sharp, rhythm, vocals; Wayne Neal, lead guitar; Jason Neal, bass and keyboard; and Jim Rice, drummer.
SPLIT DECISION BAND
Fridays and Saturdays, 9 p.m. — American Legion Post 76, 405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.
Band members are Tim Holmes, lead vocals, guitar and percussion; Mike Allen, lead guitar and vocals; Gary Higginbotham, keyboard and vocals; Tony Thomas, bass and vocals; and Steve Wurts, drums and DJ.
Visit splitdecisionband.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
‰July 19, 7:30 p.m. — Port City Cafe and Pub, Portsmouth.
‰Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m. — Port City Cafe and Pub, Portsmouth.
For more information visit stevefree.com.
Friday — The Blue Parrot, Charleston, W.Va.
Friday, 8 p.m. — Callihan’s American Pub and Grill on U.S. 60 at the Kyova Mall in Cannonsburg.