Carnegie Hall releases Calendar of Events

Upcoming events:

  • Nov. 9: West Virginia Music Hall of Fame Concert – Special Event on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Carnegie Hall presents the WVMHOF concert High Flying Birds: A Billy Edd Wheeler Tribute. WVMHOF inductee, Wheeler is an extremely successful songwriter who penned “Jackson,” “Coward of the County, “Coal Tattoo,” “Ain’t Going Home Soon” and “They Can’t Put It Back.” Elvis Presley had a hit with his “It’s Midnight” while Kenny Rogers hit No. 1 with Wheeler’s “Coward of the County.” Also a successful writer of plays (including the long-running “Hatfields & McCoys” at Beckley, WV), joke books, children’s books and a folk opera. Tickets are $15. For tickets or more information please visit carnegiehallwv.org, call 304-645-7917, or stop by 611 Church Street, Lewisburg.
  • Nov. 16: Reduced Shakespeare Company in the Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] – Mainstage Performance on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. All 37 plays in 97 minutes! An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s Plays. Tickets are $30/$35. For tickets or more information visit carnegiehallwv.org, call 304-645-7917, or stop by 611 Church Street, Lewisburg.

Rotating Galleries:

  • Old Stone Room Gallery – Carnegie Hall 29th Juried Art Exhibition: Sept. 7 – Oct. 27. Free admission.
  • Board Room Gallery – Nima ShahabShahmir: “Follow the Vision:” Sept. 7 – Oct. 27. Free admission.
  • Lobby Gallery – Cathy Johans: “Reflections of Water:” Sept. 7 – Oct. 27. 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.

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