WV Jazz Orchestra brings swingin’ classics back to the Opera House

The West Virginia Jazz Orchestra brings its classic jazz stylings to the Pocahontas County Opera House on Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. Housed at the Greenbrier Valley Theatre, the West Virginia Jazz Orchestra performs...

Opera House will host Music in The Mountains Old-Time Festival

The Pocahontas County Opera House is starting its 2014-15 season with two days of old-time music and old-fashioned fun during the Music in the Mountains Old-Time Festival. Born Old will kick off this celebration of...

Opera House brings music and story together for students

Arla Ralston Contributing Writer A young boy travels to the hills of Appalachia to meet the old-time fiddle player whose music he has admired, and so sparks a friendship that will forge a bond between generations....

Music sets dramatic mood for ‘The Final Adventure’

“I play the violin when I’m thinking”  ~Sherlock Holmes   The haunting strains of violin music fill the air of the darkened Pocahontas County Opera House.  Is it the ghost of Sherlock Holmes trying to solve...

What’s that sound?

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer The crash of breaking glass.  The wail of a siren.  The crack of gunfire. Sounds emerge from the darkness of the theater and meld, seemingly effortlessly, with the action on the stage.  Closer...

High Street Jazz Band – celebrate West Virginia Day at the Opera House

  Morgantown’s High Street Jazz Band will swing into Marlinton on West Virginia Day, Friday, June 20, to bring a little New Orleans flavor to the Pocahontas County Opera House. Based in Morgantown, the High Street...

Spice up the holidays with Gingerbread

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer “And I had but one penny in the world, thou should’st have it to buy gingerbread.” ~ William Shakespeare, from “Love’s Labor’s Lost” This is the time of year that gingerbread takes a...

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line returns to the Opera House

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line will bring their traveling carnival of Appalachian-roots-rock back to the Pocahontas County Opera House stage on Sunday, March 16, at 7 p.m. The high energy, Nashville-based quintet performs...