Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

March 22, 2012

Coming Up — 03/22/2012

The Independent


Featuring original oil paintings and drawings. Artists welcome to bring in works from every medium. All work is original and available for purchase.

Camayo Arcade Suite 24 on Winchester Avenue in Ashland. Open Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (606) 739-9296. Visit fatcatstudioashland.com or email andis@zoominternet.net.



Classes, a collaboration between the gallery and the Carter County Public Library, are under way, including:

‰Creative Writing — 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; instructor James Shope.

‰Book Illustrating — 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Grayson Gallery and Art Center, 301 E. Third St., Grayson. Deadline to sign up is Friday.

‰Learning to Play Guitar — Noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; Randy Satterfield, instructor. Free.


‰“Memories of the Past/Future Antiques: Vintage Art, Antiques and Collectibles featuring assemblage artist Cheryl Kuhn” will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 24 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25.

‰Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. March 30. Free opening reception for assemblage artist Cheryl Kuhn of Art Angels Toys. Music by Larry Whitt, Brent Jack and Tom Berry; refreshments.

The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street in Grayson. For more information, e-mail Dan Click at graysongallery@gmail.com or call (606) 922-0927.


‰Today, 10 a.m. through 1 p.m. — National Quilt Month Celebration.

‰Through April — “Mr. Watson Come Here.”

‰“World War II/Salute to Our Military” exhibit has been renovated and features never-before-seen items from the existing collection as well as new items.

‰Civil War: A Women’s Perspective.

‰“From Necessity to Novelty” features items that were once part of our daily lives.

‰“Windows to the Past” World War II Traveling Exhibit.” For more information, call the office or visit the website.

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; e-mail: info@highlandsmuseum.com; Web address: Highlandsmuseum.com. The museum is at 1620 Winchester Ave. in Ashland.



‰Tuesday, 7 p.m. — HMA Artist in Residence Kathleen Kneafsey leads a guided tour of the exhibit “Sources and Influences: Contemporary Clay Artists, Mentors and Students.” A reception follows; admission is free.

For more information, call (304) 529-2701 or visit hmoa.org.



The Jesse Stuart Foundation preserves the human and literary legacy of Stuart and other Kentucky and Appalachian writers.

‰The JSF Regional Readers book group will meet March 27 at 5:45 p.m. March’s selection is “Watches of the Night” by Harry Caudill. The book group is open to all and new members are welcome. The complete reading list for 2012 is available at jsfbooks.com.

‰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 is at 1645 Winchester Ave. in downtown Ashland and 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.


Potters’ Loft

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 wmmeadows63@gmail.com.


“Show the Love,” an exhibit by local artist Sally Salyers, continues. Proceeds from the sale of her work or her husband’s work go toward defraying her medical costs.

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Visit paintedcowgallery.com.

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. Call Maureen for prices and times.

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 paintedcow.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.

Artists of the Month

Denise Spaulding and Melanie Osborne, known for their mural paintings.

Graphics and printing

Fine art graphics and printing by Denise Spaulding, (606) 465-5589.

Now open

The Angry Frenchman Cafe open for lunch 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Art classes

The following classes are offered at the Pendleton:

‰Mondays: Watercolor class with Janet Lester (606) 928-8965 and Sylvia Jackson (606) 928-0257 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 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.

‰Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to noon. — Learn to Draw/Sharpen Your Skills/Learn the Art of Using Colored Pencils with Sylvia Jackson. (606) 928-0257.

‰Thursdays: Craft classes from 3 to 5 p.m. with Angy Hall (606) 831-3592 and Amy Litteral (828) 713-5862.

For more information, call (606) 920-9863 or visit pendletonartcenter.com.


Through March — “Why Do you Do What You Do?,” exhibit by Paul G. Blazer High School art students.

1414 WInchester Ave., Ashland. (606) 393-5190.


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.

Gallery and framing hours are from 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 yessy.com/TUG.


Fridays, 7:30 p.m. — Karaoke with Honey B.

Saturdays in April — Silver Strings Band with Ted and Gail.

The club is at U.S. 23 and Legion Drive in Raceland. For more information, call (606) 836-8355.


Monday to Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. — Happy Hour.

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Happy Hour.

Friday and Saturday, 9 p.m. — Split Decision Band.

Kitchen open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Carryout is available for non-members. To place orders, call (606) 329-2162.

Banquet room available.

405 20th St. at Carter Ave. in Ashland.


Saturdays, 7 p.m. — Square dance to the music of Deek Brickey. Refresher square dance and line dance classes by Ted and Gail will be at 6 p.m. Admission: $5 singles, $9 couples. Children 12 and younger admitted free and must be accompanied by adult.

The post is in South Shore.


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.


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.


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.

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.


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.


April 14, 8 p.m. — Gary Lee Tolley and Friends.

April 28, 8 p.m. — Ohio Valley Symphony with violinist Chin Kim.

May 19, 7 p.m. — Tri-County Gospel Sing.

June 16, 7:30 p.m. — Midnight Cloggers’ 25th anniversary spectacular.

June 17, 3:30 p.m. — Midnight Cloggers’ 25th anniversary spectacular.

July 7, 8 p.m. — Dukes of Dixieland, Ohio Valley Symphony.

The center is at 426 Second Ave., Gallipolis. (740) 446-2787 or visit arieltheatre.org.


Fridays and Saturdays in March, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Private I’s.

First and third Mondays, 7 p.m. — Men’s meeting.

Monday — A-League darts.

Tuesday, 7 p.m. — Dart Association; 8 p.m. to midnight — karaoke. Ladies auxiliary will operate the kitchen.

Wednesday, 7 p.m. — Ping-pong tournament.

Thursday, 8:15 p.m. — Blind-draw darts; open mic night and cornhole tournament.

Friday and Saturday, 9:15 p.m. — Blind draw darts.

Jan’s 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.


First and Third Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. — Lodge meetings.

Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke by Lazer Jam.

Fridays and Saturdays in March — March Madness; 10 televisions.

Monday through Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Lunch served. Daily specials.

Thursday through Saturday: 6 to 9 p.m. — Dinner served.

Today, 6 p.m. — Fundraising spaghetti dinner. Tickets: $5. Proceeds go to Boy Scouts of America.

Call (606) 325-3557 for lunch specials and carryout orders.


Mondays — A league darts.

Tuesdays — B league darts.

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.



April 10 and 11 — “Elmo’s Super Heroes” with Play Zone before the show.Tickets: $12, $15 and $20.

April 19, 7:30 p.m. — Barry Manilow. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

April 20 through 22 — 42nd annual Dogwood Arts and Crafts Festival.

April 27, 7:30 p.m. — Billy Currington with special guests David Nail and Kip Moore. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.

May 12, 6:30 p.m. — Godsmack and Staind with Halestorm. Tickets: $42.50 in advance, general admission floor and bowl, $45 day of show.

To place ticket orders or charge by phone, go to Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.


April 7 — Sammy Adkins and The Sandy Hook Mountain Boys and Junior Blankenship.

4643 Blue Ribbon Road, Catlettsburg. All shows start at 7 p.m. and are $12 unless otherwise noted.


March 30, 8 p.m. — Corbin Fitzpatrick and Louie McNeal.

March 31, 8 p.m. — Larry Whitt, Brent Jack and Tom Berry.

April 14, 8 a.m. — Paintings, Performing and Pancakes for Arts Council of Northeastern Kentucky.

The venue is at Kyova Mall on U.S. 60.


Season passes are available for $49.99 per person. To order, call (866) CAMDEN.

The park is off Exit 6, Interstate 64, Huntington.


First and third Monday of each month, 7 to 9 p.m. — Pickin’ at the Caves.

344 Caveland Drive, Olive Hill. Phone (606) 286-4411 or (800) 325-0059.

Friday through Sunday — Wild Wacky Weekend scrapbooking crop and card making workshops. Cost: $50. For more information, call The Scrapbook General Store at (606) 836-7033.

For more information and reservations, call the park at (800) 325-0059. For a list of the weekend's activities, visit winteradventureweekend.com/TrackingWoodsLoreFlyer.pdf.


April 18 — Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus.

To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV 25301. (304) 345-1500.


Fridays — Mike Marshall.

Saturdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Bill Marcum and the Country Boy Band.

Tuesdays — Open Mic.

Thursdays — Line dancing lessons.

April 13 — Ivan Smith and Stillwater Bluegrass.

$5 cover charge on band nights.

Music nights special is two hot dogs and fries for $4.99. Homecooked meals.

1404 Poplar St. in Kenova. To place orders or more information, call (304) 453-5007.



March 30, 7 p.m. — Bedtime stories.

The store is at 159 E. Main St., Morehead. (606) 784-8364.


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.


Watch for information about upcoming talent show.

The venue is on Highway 60, Salt Lick. For more information, call (606) 683-2299 or (606) 776-6780. Visit debbiewilsonmusic.com or debbiesmusicshowhouse.com.



April 21, 7:30 p.m. — Eric Church with Brantley Gilbert and Blackberry Smoke.

126 Main St., Pikeville. Tickets may be purchased at ticketmaster.com. Visit eastkyexpo.com.


Fridays and Saturdays, 8 to 11 p.m. — Kentucky Backroads.

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.



Hours: Monday, noon to 5 p.m.; Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hard-to-find gift items and custom framing design.


Andi Sword’s oil paintings.

Gallery is at 1436 Winchester Ave. in Ashland, across from the Ashland Plaza Hotel. (606) 324-8565.


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.

Thursdays, 7 to 11 p.m. — County Road 6.

Live music every Friday and Saturday night.

April 14 — Wounded Warriors fundraiser, including poker run, auction and food sales.

2515 S. Third St., Ironton. (740) 532-8337.


Friday — Musician Mike Mabry and Divine Destiny.

Serving food at 3 p.m. Open Thursday through Saturday with entertainment on Friday.

The venue is in Willard. For more information, call (606) 474-8186. graysonmealsonwheels.com.


April 14 — Way Back Weekend: Rifle to Rocket.

May 5 — Annual Spring Festival.

June 2 — Sheep to Shawl.

July 14 — Ice Cream Social.

3300 Harvey Road, Huntington. For more information, call (304) 522-1244. heritagefarmwv.blogspot.com.


March 30 and 31, 7 p.m. — “Trial by Murder!,” an interactive murder-mystery dinner theater, Heritage Station, performed by Murder and Merriment. For tickets, call (304) 523-7526.


Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Music.

Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight — Karaoke with Lisa.

1305 South Third St. Guests welcome. (740) 532-4847.


Every Wednesday and Friday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Open Mic Acoustic Jam with Ray Rodrigo.

Saturdays, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

15th Street and Greenup Avenue in Ashland. For more information, call (606) 325-5283.



Friday — His Own, The Singing Gospelaires, All4Him and Sam Sampson.

March 30 — Open Mic Night.

For more information, call Arnold Sexton at (606) 836-5582; visit kyova.org or email Arnold@kyova.org.


“G” — entertainment’s upcoming events:

Friday, 7:30 p.m. — Friday night Country Show with Terry Hall and the Dave Morrison Band.

Saturday 7:30 p.m. — SONGS with Spiritual Road, Andy McGinnis, Common Bond Quartet.

March 29, 7 p.m. — NSAI Meeting.

March 30, 7:30 p.m. — Friday Night Folk/Country Show w/ The Oolong Gurus, Brian Sauer, and Sheldon Clark.

March 31, 7:30 p.m. — SONGS w/ Jake Holder, Clinton Spaulding., East to West Trio.

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.


April 13, 6:30 and 9 p.m. — “Oh! What A Piano Can Do.”

April 29, 7 p.m. — Mountain Stage Salutes 75 years of the Marshall Artists Series.

May 29, 7:30 p.m. — Riverdance. Tickets on sale at noon Friday.

Tickets can be purchased at the Marshall Artists Performing Arts Center. Call (304) 696-6656 or visit marshallartistsseries.org for information.


Today through Saturday — “Legally Blonde.”

March 30 — “A celebratiaon of Broadway.”

March featured artist — James Harry Hazlett.

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. For more information, call (888) 622-2787 or visit macarts.com.


Saturday — The Hart Brothers

Doors open at 5 p.m. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $5 for children 12 and younger. Concessions are available.

Milton, W.Va., off Exit 28 on Interstate 64. For more information, call Larry or Mary at (304) 743-5749.


Ironton Council for the Arts presents 2011-12 Lawrence County Concert Series

Saturday — The Bravura Trio.

April 21 — Petar Jankovi Ensemble.

All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. at the OUS campus, Riffe Center Mains Rotunda, 1804 Liberty Ave. Season tickets may be purchased or for individual shows may be purchased at the door.

For more information, go to southern.ohiou.edu/irontonarts/performances.html.


Thursday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m. and a matinee Saturday at 3 p.m. — “Sound of Music” by the Paramount Players. Tickets: $20 adults, $12 children.

April 6, 7:30 p.m. — “In the Mood.”

April 10, 7 p.m. — “Deadline.”

April 12, 8 p.m. — Trace Adkins.

April 21 — Gala.

April 24, 7 p.m. — Jeremy Camp and Francesca Battistelli.

May 9, 8 p.m. — “Mamma Mia!”

For more information, visit paramountartscenter.com or call (606) 324-3175.


Thursday, 6 p.m. — 7 Nations Celtic Club.

Friday, 9 p.m. — Karaoke.

Saturday — Dale Kulchar.

424 Chillicothe St., Portsmouth. For more information, (740) 355-9015. portcitycafeandpub.com.


March 31 — Mountain Melody Band (Wayne Taylor).

April 14 — Summertown Road.

April 28 — Bluegrass Strangers.

May 19 — New River Line Band (final show of season).

All shows are $8 and start at 7 p.m., but could be subject to change. The community center is on Ky. 3295, 3.8 miles west of Grayson Lake.

For more information, call Bill Gilbert at (606) 286-5124 or Larry Carroll at (606) 286-5788.


The “Red Barn” on Ky. 7 at Warnock.

Dance your way to fitness this year on Friday and Saturday nights.

Live music from 8 to 11 p.m.

Friday and Saturday — Red Barn House Band featuring Paul  McWain, Larry Evans, Mike Moore, Chris Hayes, Robin Hayes and George Hayes.

Cake and admission ticket giveaway each night.

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.

For more information, call (606) 922-9346.


Fridays and Saturdays, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. — Average Joe Band.

The venue is in West Huntington.


April 21 — Tim Michaels.

May 19 — Tyler Stephens.

The theater is at 336 Main St., Paintsville. For more information, call (606) 297-1469.


March 30, 8 p.m. — Folk singer Greg Brown.

Stuart’s is at 52 Public Square in Nelsonville, Ohio. For more information, call (740) 753-1924 or visit stuartsoperahouse.org.


‰Fridays, 8 to 11 p.m. — The Dusty Roads Band

‰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) 548-0096 or (606) 474-8485.



Today — Megan Jean and the KFB; Sasha Colette; Jucifer/Hyatari/Deckard.

Saturday — Sons Had Father, Party or Die, Blue Ring, Coyotes in Boxes.

March 29 — The Bark-P-Loungers.

March 20 — Lionize, Blood Ghost.

March 31 — Marchoween: DJ Franklin Furnace, Sleepwalker, Bad Employees and Sir-Boy.

Regular events

Mondays, 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. — New Moon on Monday ’80s night. $3.

Tuesday Night Main Event — Deadbeats & Barkers and a royal rumble of guest stars.

Wednesdays, 8 p.m. — Thirsty Ear Open Mic.

Doors open at 8 p.m.

Most tickets are available online at etix.com.

741 Sixth Ave. in Huntington.


Ladies auxiliary meetings are at 6:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays of the month.

Memberships accepted.

3028 S. Third St., Ironton. For more information, call Walt Butler at (740) 532-3000.


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.


Saturdays — Line dancing and dance music.

Tuesdays at 9 p.m. — Karaoke with Melinda.

Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. — Advanced line dancing class. Free.

Thursdays, 6 p.m. — Ladies night. Prize giveaways and drink specials for the ladies. Free line dancing class.

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, 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.



April 1 — Paul Williams and The Victory Trio.

May 6 — Spinney Brothers.

All shows begin at 2 p.m.

The venue is at Simons Middle School Auditorium, 242 West Water St., Flemingsburg. For more information, call Paula Hinton at (606) 748-0798 or go to paulahinton2000@yahoo.com.



March 30 and 31 — Frogtown USA in Ironton.

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.


March 30 — Ironton High School auditorium. Tickets: $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit 2catstudios.com or call (740) 534-3008.


Saturday, 6 p.m. — Martin County High School, Lafayette, Tenn.

Sunday, 7 p.m. — Artists on the Edge tour, Mason County Community Arts Building.

March 29, 4 p.m. — Opry Mills Mall grand re-opening, Nashville, Tenn.

April 1, 6 p.m. — Writer’s Night, hosted by Wood Newton, Fiddle and Pick, Pegram, Tenn.

April 4, 7 p.m. — Commodore’s with Jerrey Foster and Jeannie C. Riley, Nashville.

April 15, 6 p.m. — Advance United Methodist Easter cantata.

June 30, 6 p.m. — Lebanon Premium Outlet Mall, Lebanon, Tenn.

Sept. 7, 7 p.m. — Kyova Mall, Cannonsburg.

Sept. 15, 1 p.m. — Fallsburg Campground.

Oct. 5, 7 p.m. — Greenup Old-Fashion Days, Greenup.

The Head South band members are Phil Osborne, lead guitar; Larry Deerfield, drums; Tom Hall, bass; and Tom Stephens, keyboards.


April 5, 7 p.m. — Lewis Memorial Baptist Church, 5385 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington. Tickets are $20 per person; artist’s circle tickets are $25. All areas are first come, first serve. Visit itickets.com. For more information, call (304) 736-7676.


Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. — Hosting Callihan’s Wednesday night Jam Sessions.


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.


Band members are Robin Fraley, vocals; Mike Boggs, lead, slide, acoustic guitar, keyboards and backup vocals; Donnie Stacy, lead/rhythm guitar and sound; Jason Fields, bass and lead vocals; and Josh Kitchen, drummer and lead vocals.

The band can be found on myspace/gypzyroze06; or visit Facebook.


Visit larrypancake.com.


Saturdays in March, 8 p.m. — American Legion Post 43, Raceland.

Members are Dennis Page, Sheree Page, Bill Riffe, Greg Combs, Allen Dunaway and Johnny Brown.

April 14, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. —  Benefit for Boyd County Relay for Life at Kyova Mall, performing with Home Brew, Tri City Ramblers and  Clarence Gillum and New Ground. Admission: $5 for adults, free for children 12 and younger. Visit facebook.com/pages/Poaceous/90377488472.


Fridays and Saturdays in March, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Ashland Elks Lodge on Carter Avenue.


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 thereturn2000@hotmail.com. (606) 324-5545 or (606) 324-1439.


Saturdays in April —American Legion Post 43 in Raceland.


Band members are John Sharp, rhythm, vocals; Wayne Neal, lead guitar; Jason Neal, bass and keyboard; and Jim Rice, drummer.

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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.

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