You can see "Mr. Bones' head Shot" at ArtMares. You can buy it, too!

You can see “Mr. Bones’ Head Shot” at ArtMares. You can buy it, too!

ArtMares opens at 6 PM. See here for Details.

The Rick Perdue Tribe will be at The Boulevard Tavern at 10 PM, admission is free with a Tedeschi Trucks Band ticket from The Clay Center.

RFC faves, The Diablo Blues Band, return to the Empty Glass at 10:30 PM, for what I’m guessing is a five-to-seven dollar cover.


The HallowEast Murder Mystery happens, and ArtMares continues. See here for details.

“Maul of the Dead” is staged at WVSU at 7:30 PM and 11 PM. You can read about it here.

1377181_238500626306265_1280519918_nThird Eye Cabaret, at 8 Capitol Street, hosts a night of Blues, with Johnny Compton, Raymond Wallace, Tiffany Talented, Kristen Costello and Bobby Altman. I would imagine that The BrotherSisters will also be on hand for a night of great music beginning at 8 PM. There is no cover but donations are accepted.

Mojo’s night of free comedy continues at 9 PM at Mojo’s, near the Mound in South Charleston.


ArtMares continues with the booze and schmooze reception, featuring music from Sean Sydnor. Details here.

Kanawha Players’ production of “Night of the Living Dead” resumes Friday at 8 PM. Admission is $12, $10 for seniors and students. This show sold out Friday and Saturday last weekend and is probably destined to be the theater event of the fall season in Charleston.

“Maul of the Dead” is staged again at WVSU at 7:30 PM and 11 PM. If you want a great Zombie double-bill of live theater, go see “Night of the Living Dead, and then head on down to WVSU for the 11 PM show of “Maul of the Dead.” What would really be cool would be if the cast of KP’s show went to WVSU in full makeup.


Kasket Entertainment has their Halloween Party at the Blue Parrot starting at 9 PM. Featuring music from Brain Trauma, Elysium, Calendars and Kerosene, Miniature Giant, Black Cat, and Konspiracy Ent. Admission is $7 for pre-sale, and ten bucks at the door. There will also be Costume contests with prizes of cash and fine trinketry. Look up Brain Trauma on Facebook for pre-sale information.

1383799_10151935203741310_1760898512_nFestival Fall presents The No Pants Players doing one of their filthy nasty dirty adult-oriented shows at The Walker Theater at The Clay Center starting at 9 PM. Joining them is Ted Brightwell’s Drag Divas with Miss Viki, just to mix things up for the Halloween season. Tickets are fifteen dollars and can be purchased in advance or at the door, if they don’t sell out.

The Empty Glass plays host to the Heart of Appalachia Roller Derby Fundraiser at 9 PM with live music by Foz Rotten (who will be on next week’s RFC), The Red Lights, and Dinosaur Burps. You can also expect a costume contest, raffles, a Twerk-Off, festive beverages and of course, the ladies of Heart of Appalachia Roller Derby. $7 Cover.

At 10 PM Thump Daddy takes the stage at Sam’s Uptown Cafe, with a five-dollar cover, while Fletcher’s Grove does the same at The Boulevard Tavern.

If by some chance you’re in Anaheim, check out GoGo 13 at Chain Reaction for an all-ages show at 7 PM (10 PM EDT). Admission is ten bucks.