\r\n\r\n<a href="http:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2014\/06\/Opera-House-web.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-3924" src="http:\/\/pocahontastimes.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/25\/2014\/06\/Opera-House-web-300x212.jpg" alt="Opera House web" width="300" height="212" \/><\/a>Morgantown\u2019s 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.\r\n\r\nBased in Morgantown, the High Street Jazz Band was established in the fall of 2010 in the hopes of bringing the enjoyment of New Orleans Jazz music to the city.\r\n\r\n\u201cThe sounds of the High Street Jazz Band are offbeat,\u201d writes West Virginia Living. \u201cSolos are often improvised, and the group uses no sheet music when playing so they can make more eye contact with the audience. The band memorizes songs at practices, writing originals and playing covers like \u2018When the Saints Go Marching In.\u2019\u201d\r\n\r\nThe band released its first album \u201cUndercover,\u201d in the spring of 2011. The main objective of the ensemble is to promote the welfare of the city of Morgantown and all its residents through public performance. This includes playing for various charity events, educational performances at schools around the state, as well as the band\u2019s regular appearance on High Street every Friday night at 10 p.m.\r\n\r\nHigh Street Jazz Band\u2019s West Virginia Day concert begins at 7:30 p.m.\r\n\r\nOpera House doors open at 6:30 p.m.\r\n\r\nTickets are $8 and available in advance at pocahontasoperahouse.org and at the Fourth Avenue Gallery in Marlinton. Youth 17 and younger are admitted free of charge.\r\n\r\nThe Pocahontas County Opera House is located at 818 Third Avenue in Marlinton. Performances at the Opera House are informal, family-friendly and open to all. The entrance and main seating are accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to attend; special accommodations can be arranged upon request by calling 304-799-6645.