West Virginia has a lot of opportunities to support original creative music throughout the state. Take the chance to get out of your house and go support live music and venues this weekend.

Support Local Music and Venues. The below is a sampling of what’s happening and is not exhaustive. Check out their pages for more info. Comment below with your events or shows you’re checking out this weekend.

Morgantown – WVU CAC – Mountain Stage with host Kathy Mattea, Vince Herman Band, Roy Book Binder and more will be playing the Creative Arts Center at WVU this Sunday, October 15th at 7 PM.

Spencer – WV Black Walnut Festival – The 69th Annual WV Black Walnut Festival kicks off tonight and runs through the weekend. Featuring music from The Parachute Brigade, Dangerfield, Jeremy Short Band and Zona Hester.

Hinton – Hinton Railroad Days – Hinton Railroad Days starts this Friday, October 13th and runs through Sunday. Featuring musicians Andrew Adkins, Matt Mullins & The Bringdowns, Alabaster Boxer, The Boatmen, Aristotle Jones, The Parachute Brigade and many others.

Charleston – Down & Dirty Music Festival – Happening at GoMart Ballpark this Saturday and Sunday featuring performances from Jameson Rodgers, Restless Road, David Nail, Kate Boytek and others.

Clarksburg – The Robinson Grand – The RG welcomes Gary Puckett and the Union Gap with The Vogues this Sunday, October 15th at 4 PM.

Morgantown – 123 Pleasant Street – This Sunday, the after party for Mountain Stage is at 123 featuring The Carpenter Ants and John Inghram and Friends. 9:30 PM $10

Charleston – The Empty Glass – Disarm the Fallen, Pinky’s Brains, athiotic, Refraction and Executionist perform Saturday at 8 PM.

Thomas – The Purple Fiddle – Toronto’s Enter The Haggis brings their fiddles and bagpipes to Thomas this Saturday at the Fiddle at 8:30 PM. $25

Dunbar – Live at THE SHOP – Friday at The Shop you can catch ILAJIDE with Duck City Music & The Dinosaur Burps at 8 PM.

Morgantown – The Encore – Friday, October 13th, Freight rolls into The Encore with their danceable variety of folk rock at 8 PM.

Huntington – The Loud – Vince Herman with Airshow at The Loud this Saturday, October 14 at 9 PM. Doors at 8.

Venues: Please submit your upcoming shows with original acts. You can email us at editor@bornandbredmusic.com