There is a lot happening in the hills of West Virginia this weekend. There is zero reason for anyone to say “There is nothing to do here.” There isn’t enough space for us here at Born & Bred to possibly cover it all, so be checking your local music and live event social media groups to stay up on all of it.

Spirit of Grafton Festival – Grafton – The annual event, centered around Memorial Day returns to Grafton. The City of Grafton serves as the backdrop for one of the longest running Memorial Day Parades in the country. The event is an annual homecoming of sorts bringing in thousands of people from all over the area and country. The Chris Weaver Band will headline the weekends festivities on Saturday at 8 PM on Main Street in front of the historic B&O Train Depot.

The Encore – Morgantown – Songs & Stories – West Virginia’s only traveling singer songwriter series makes its next stop in Morgantown at The Encore, this Sunday at 3 PM. This round will feature Shane Masters, Steve Ford, Nae Paugh and Andy Tuck.

The Strand – Grafton – Last Year’s Model – Heartland Alt Rock group, Last Year’s Model will be performing at The Strand in Grafton at 8 PM.

123 Pleasant Street – Morgantown – Folk Americana Artist Justin Wells will be landing at 123 this Friday, May 26th with Tucker Knisell & The Night Riders and Khegan McLane.

Live at “The Shop” – Dunbar – The reggae stylings of the Tom Batchelor Band will be invading Dunbar with Mike Pushkin and Alisha Al-Qudwah this Friday, May 26th at 10 PM.

The Loud – Huntington – The 13th Huntington Music & Arts Festival Announcement Party will be happening at The Loud this Friday, May 26th! The show will feature Of The Dell, Ally Fletcher and Pet Bandana.

Purple Fiddle – Thomas – Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band will be playing at The Purple Fiddle this Friday and Saturday at 8:30 PM.

The Empty Glass – Charleston – The Empty Glass will be hosting a Bluegrass Jam with Jeff Hayes this Saturday, May 27th at 8 PM.

Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center – Clarksburg – May 25th, Thursday night, Twitty & Lynn: a salute to Conway and Loretta will be live at The Robinson Grand in Clarksburg at 7:30 PM. Tayla Lynn and Tre Twitty, the grandchildren of Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty bring their show honoring their grandparents music and legacy to The RG.