HUNTINGTON – On Sunday night, bassist Ian Thornton performed Mountain Stage the very first time rocking by helping cover their William Matheny and also the Strange Constellations.

As the V Club is going to be packed Tuesday night with others in the Huntington music scene, the V Club’s sister business, Black Sheep Burritos @ The Brewery, 702 Quarrier St, Charleston, in downtown, is hosting a fundraiser concert too on Tuesday, June 28, for ton sufferers.

The agenda for Tuesday night’s show is 7 p.m. DJ Charlie Brown Celebrity 8 p.m., Tyler Childers 8:30 p.m., Jeremy Short and Company 9 p.m., From The Dell 9:30 p.m., Shaun Ellis &amplifier 40 Days, 10 p.m. William Matheny 10:30 p.m., Ona 11 p.m., Qiet 11:30 p.m., The Horse Traders and night time, DJ Charlie Brown Celebrity.

There’s a recommended $10 (or even more) donation in the door and music will begin quickly at 7 p.m. having a who’s who of area artists doing 20-minute sets. Folks may also fall off needed supplies and you’ll also have a silent auction with donations from area artists and companies with all of proceeds likely to help ton sufferers and influenced towns.

“When I acquired from the stage I began calling people and that i first got it all squared away between playing Mountain Stage and also the Empty Glass,” Thornton stated Monday mid-day. “It had been certainly one of individuals things where you want to make a move within the artists community but we can not always donate lots of money. What we should will have is our art and music that is our passion, and which together can make relief. I simply got around the horn and that i wanted to usher in the very best ensemble of bands I possibly could muster.”

As well as on Friday, in Charleston, a crew of West Virginia comics will have a fundraising event at Fireside Bar and Lounge, 1604 Washington St E, Charleston, with Lee Hale, Ian Nolte, Andy Frampton, Jacob Hall, Cody E. Lambert, Angela Davis, Nathan Thomas yet others.

Any company or artist by having an auction donation can contact Thornton by email at or may bring products towards the V Club.

As the bands in addition to such well-known music poster artists for example J.J. Waters and Jimbo Valentine have previously leaped aboard to give merch and art, Thornton stated they’re searching for additional art and neat local products for that silent auction to create additional relief funds.

But simply when Thornton departed stage, his mobile phone started ringing and Thornton returned to operate. That urgent work was doing a bit of fast and furious hooking up to arrange free airline Virginia Ton Relief Benefit Concert looking for 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 in the V Club, situated at 741 sixth Ave., Huntington.

“Many of these bands are originating from Whizzbang artists and HMAF veterans so everyone didn’t hesitate for any second,” Thornton stated. “When I contacted people these were in also it really was fast paced. Now i’m attempting to get together with a few local companies and wish to use social networking to place the cash to make use of immediately. We’re splitting the cash between your bands and we are dealing with stores to obtain discount rates on supplies to obtain the greatest bang for that buck. We’re searching for just about any stores that are looking to give. The concept would be that the bands will choose a store and can then buy stuff to give, so everyone will be engaged.Inch

Thornton stated that-star selection of WV’s best indie music functions (including Ona, William Matheny, Tyler Childers and Shaun Ellis, who’ve all performed Mountain Stage, and Qiet, that is set to experience the famous radio show), joined together really rapidly because it needed to because the V had almost every other night reserved for that holiday weekend.

Thornton, who is the owner of the brand new artist management and booking agency Whizzbang Booking and Management, stated he’d seen benefit concerts appearing within the bigger metropolitan areas round the condition for example Morgantown and Charleston, and desired to make certain the close-knit Huntington music community collected for the same quick reaction to the current devastating surges that wiped out 24 people and ravaged areas of the Mountain Condition.

Black Sheep as partnered using the American Federation of Music Local 136 to carry an advantage concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday with your functions as West Virginia Music Hall of Fame member Bob Thompson and the trio, 600 lbs Of Crime along with the Carpenter Bugs. A silent auction and raffle may also be held. Any nearby restaurant, bar or business that want to donate a product, call 304-343-2739 and consult with Kevin or Jessica.

Thornton, who also organizes the Huntington Music and humanities Festival looking for Labor Day Weekend, stated he wanted to construct a the best of area bands who’re traveling domestically and extremely creating a scene at this time.

The Charleston Brewing Company, that is situated next to Black Sheep in Charleston, will release its Elk River Revival IPA at 4 p.m. Tuesday with $1 of each and every beer offered the whole week donated.

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