Carnegie Hall releases calendar of events for January and February 2019

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  • Jan. 19: Lift Me Up! Masters of American Gospel – Special Event on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. “Lift Me Up!” features two outstanding groups, the Legendary Ingramettes of Richmond, VA, and the Brotherhood Singers from Covington, KY. Backed by their sizzling band, the Legendary Ingramettes reign as one of Virginia’s premier traditional gospel ensembles. The Brotherhood Singers are among the nation’s foremost practitioners of the venerable art of unaccompanied gospel harmony singing. Tickets are $15.
  • Feb. 9: Christian Sands Trio – Mainstage Performance on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Steinway Artist and five-time Grammy Award nominee Christian Sands is an emerging jazz force. His abundant piano technique perfectly matches his conception, accomplishing a much deeper musical goal: a fresh look at the entire language of jazz. Whether it’s stride, swing, bebop, progressive, fusion, Brazilian, or Afro-Cuban, Sands develops the past while providing unusual and stimulating vehicles for the present – and for the future. Tickets are $20/$25.
  • Feb. 16: Bela Fleck, the Solo Concert – Special Event on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 7:30 p.m. Béla Fleck is one of the premiere banjo player in the world. He has virtually reinvented the image and the sound of the banjo through a remarkable performing and recording career that has taken him all over the musical map and on a range of solo projects and collaborations. Tickets are $30/$35.

Rotating Galleries: November/December Exhibits run through Dec. 21.

  • Old Stone Room Gallery – “Home and Away – Images from the travels of photographer Richard Mallory Allnutt.” Free admission.
  • Board Room Gallery/Lobby Gallery – “Water” Works by Richard Pranulis, Laurie Cameron, Doug Chadwick, and John W. Farrell. Free admission.

Permanent Exhibits:

  • West Virginia Music Hall of Fame Exhibit – “The Art of Music in West Virginia” Carnegie Hall is the permanent home of the WVMHOF Exhibit. The exhibit features a rotating selection of memorabilia, artwork, photographs, show posters, stage clothes, instruments, and recordings from artists who have made their mark on the musical landscape of West Virginia. Past inductees into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame include Kathy Mattea, Bill Withers, and Hazel Dickens, and Tim O’Brien. Free admission.
  • Arts from the Ashes: The History of Carnegie Hall – The exhibit features memorabilia, photographs, artifacts and more of Carnegie Hall since its construction in 1901. Free admission.

For more information visit carnegiehallwv.org, call 304-645-7917, or stop by 611 Church Street, Lewisburg.