‘Live on the Levee’ concert series returns to Charleston’s Haddad Riverfront Park

By RealWV staff,

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Music fans in West Virginia will have something to sing about on Friday, as the “Live on the Levee” concert series returns to Charleston. 

Beginning with “Veterans Night” on May 26, Live on the Levee will be held on Friday nights throughout the summer, and feature a wide assortment of musical offerings. All shows will be family-friendly, and free of charge. 

The special Veterans Night performance will begin at 6:30 p.m., when Lexington, Kentucky-based classic rock cover band The Chase takes the Shoenbaum Stage at Haddad Riverfront Park. The Chase will perform rock hits and arena anthems of the 70s’ and early 80s’. 

West Virginia’s own “Hair Supply” – a cover band dedicated to recreating and delivering the most authentic 1980s’ concert-going experience possible – will be on stage at 7:30. Hair Supply will perform hits from such mega-bands as Poison, RATT, Guns N’ Roses, Journey, and Loverboy. 

Hair Supply performs “Sweet Child O’ Mine” at the Sternwheel Regatta in Charleston on July 3, 2022.

Additional performances scheduled for the 2023 Live on the Levee concert series include:

  • John Inghram presents: A Tribute to The Who, June 9.
  • Aristotle Jones and Rasta Rafiki, June 16.
  • The New Old Souls and Celisse, June 23.
  • Dinosaur Burps & The Infidelfonics and Jim Polack & Ally Fletcher, July 14.
  • Fleetwood Macked, July 21.
  • Eric Bolander and Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle, July 28.
  • Jeremy Short and Funk You, Aug. 11.
  • The Unit and Shelem, Aug. 18.
Official music video for Shelem’s “Suga Wata,” filmed on location at Charleston’s Go-Mart Ballpark (Formerly Appalachian Power Park), and reGeneration Church.

While not officially part of the Live on the Levee series, the 33rd. celebration of “Multifest” will be returning to Haddad Riverfront Park, from Aug. 3 through Aug. 6. The Friday, Aug. 4, “Ladies Night” lineup will feature Keke Wyatt, Sunshine Anderson, and Yo-Yo. 

Yo-Yo will perform at Multifest on Friday, Aug. 4, as part of the four-day festival’s “Ladies Night.”

For additional information regarding the 2023 Live on the Levee concert series, visit liveontheleveecharleston.com. To learn more about Multifest, including a complete listing of performers and schedule of events, visit multifestwv.org

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