ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Funktafest 2018 Headliners Bring Da Funk

How many times have you been surfing YouTube and found a great underground band and thought "Why can't they come to Huntington!?" Well, you're in luck this week end, as two such bands, After Funk and Marbin, will be headlining Funktafest 2018 at the Ritter Park...

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Funktafest Returns For Third Installment

Written by Aaron-Michael Fox. Who’s looking to get funked up? If you are, then you’re in luck. The third annual Funktafest is coming on September 29, 2018! Funktafest is a daylong music festival at the Ritter Park Amphitheater featuring some of the region’s top funk,...

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Creek Don’t Rise: A Conversation

Written by Alexis Faye.  The anxiously awaited first EP "Sometimes It Rains" from Huntington's own Creek Don't Rise will be released on Friday, March 23, 2018. The album follows an extremely busy and successful 2017 for the band, which describes its sound as a...

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February Kicks Off With Weekend Of Music

Written by Alexis Faye.  Huntington has a lot of music venues and it seems that all of them have a cool show happening this upcoming weekend. Breaking it down by day, here's a list with links to the bands and Facebook events. Go out and listen to some music this...

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Strange Constellations Land in Huntington

Written by Alexis Faye. Photo by Lisa Sullivan.  Fresh off of what I'm sure was an amazing show in Beckley, West Virginia, along with Huntington's Of the Dell, Morgantown's son and Huntington's adopted beautiful blonde boy, William "Billy" Matheny has come back to us....

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The Dividends Looking Forward To 2018

Written by Alexis Faye. After an extremely busy 2017, the Dividends are starting 2018 off the right way. They will be on stage at the V-Club on Saturday, January 13. Joining the Huntington-based band will be Morgantown’s Hello June and another Huntington favorite, Of...

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Jesse Thornton: Reflection In A Pool

Written by Henry Culvyhouse. The old adage goes, a “picture is worth a thousands words.”  However, for one Huntington photographer, it isn’t the words he tries to capture—it’s the magic of the moment. We all know the feeling. We see something intriguing...

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Sleep, Rinse, Repeat: Ona at the V-Club

Written by Alexis Faye. Ona is a touring indie-rock band based out of Huntington. In 2017, they have performed shows from Birmingham, Alabama, to New York City, New York. This Saturday, Dec. 23, they return to the V-Club in downtown Huntington. Consisting of two...

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Joshua Murdock and the Jewel City Sky

Written by Henry Culvyhouse.  Local photographer Joshua Murdock likes to push himself in all aspects of photography, and that's one reason he’s excited to become a contributor to DowntownHuntington.net. Publishing his pictures of the Jewel City on this popular website...

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Downtown Upbeat 1.1

Written by Alexis Faye.  “Without music, life would be a mistake.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche, The Twilight of the Idols aka How to Philosophize with a Hammer. Music is a staple in most people’s daily lives. Living in Huntington, you might know a musician. You probably...

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Tyler Childers Shows Rescheduled

According to Tyler Childers' management, the up-and-coming singer/songwriter has experienced a death in the immediate family and will be rescheduling this weekend’s shows at the V Club in Huntington. The new dates are set for Friday January 5th and Saturday January...

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Welcome To DowntownHuntington.net

Welcome to DowntownHuntington.net, your number one source for what’s happening in the Jewel City! Longtime followers and newcomers to Downtown Huntington on social media can now get the inside scoop on the city’s burgeoning music and arts scenes, excellent eats and...

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