This guide is published by The Mountain Eagle as a public service to help keep readers informed about entertainment events within driving distance of Letcher County. All dates are subject to change. Always check with the venues listed before traveling long distances. ROCK, POP, BLUES RAP, CHRISTIAN CHRIS KNIGHT; Sat., June 21 in Whitesburg at Summit City. www.summitcitylounge.com JUSTIN TOWNES […]

Elvis Costello, Elton John will host music show on Sundance

NEW YORK Music giants Elvis Costello and Elton John are joining forces for a talk-and-tunes series to air on Sundance Channel. “Spectacle: Elvis Costello With …” will be a 13-week series on which Costello plays host to artists and other personalities for an hour of discussion and performance. “This is a wonderful opportunity to talk in complete thoughts about music, […]

‘Animal magnetism’ on display in two-part edition of ‘Nature’

Birds do it. Bees do it. And neither they nor the rest of the animal kingdom (besides humans) need a sex manual or Freudian analysis to get it right. “What Females Want and Males Will Do” is the provocatively titled two-part edition of “Nature” charting some of the techniques that make winners and losers in the animal dating game. Authentic […]

NBC announces program changes

NEW YORK “Friday Night Lights” will shine again next season. The acclaimed football-andfamily drama will return on NBC for a third year after 13 new episodes have aired on satellite-television provider DirecTV, in an unusual deal designed to spread production costs while rekindling a series whose audience until now has been as small as it is fervent. The series will […]

Bluegrass double bill at Appalshop

New Found Road, one of the most exciting new groups on the national bluegrass music scene, will perform their high energy, driving bluegrass on WMMT’s popular “Bluegrass Express Live” on Thursday, April 17, in the Appalshop Theater in downtown Whitesburg. The concert will also be broadcast on WMMT-FM, beginning at 7:30 p.m. New Found Road’s sound is rooted in the […]

Tyme to perform

East KY Tyme will perform at 7:30 p.m., April 12, at The Country Cabin II in Norton, Va. The new facility is located across Alternate Rte. 58 from the original ~ Country Cabin, 1 1/2 miles west of Norton. For more information, call (276) 679-3541. Penas

Tommy Webb to play at Hemphill Center April 11

The Hemphill Community Center would like to thank all our friends who come out for Friday Night Bluegrass. Without your support we couldn’t make bluegrass Fridays happen. The featured band for Friday Night Bluegrass on April 4 was East KY Tyme. We really appreciate all the help and support we get from Astor and the band. Thanks, guys. Mr. Larry […]

ALC choir to sing

The Voices of Appalachia, the spring concert by the Alice Lloyd College choir, will be held in the Estelle Campbell Center for the Arts on the ALC campus at 7:30 p.m., April 22. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call (606) 368- 6136.

Services held for Raymond Fields

Raymond Raleigh Fields of Whitesburg, died March 31 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was 81 years old. Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Matthew C. and Allie Frazier Fields. He was the brother of the late June Henry and Mafra Jones. Fields was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and a member […]

Pina Phillips, 86, dies in Michigan

Pina Dickenson Phillips, 86, died April 1 at Oakwood South Shore Memorial Hospital in Trenton, Mich. A daughter of the late Worley and Callie Stallard Dickenson, she was the widow of Columbus “Lum” Phillips. She was a sister of the late Cora Phillips, Ruby Ellen Cox, Worley Dickenson Jr., Paul Dickenson, and Bill Dickenson. She was a member of the […]

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