Music Scene in
Your BECKLEY, WV MUSIC RECORDING SCHOOL
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The towns of Bluefield, Beckley and Oak Hill are located in southern West Virginia, in the heart of coal country. Despite the apparent remote location, this area hosts its own music scene, with bands and musicians playing regularly in live music venues throughout the area. This region has an especially rich history in Appalachian folk and country genres, and has been home to several noteworthy musicians in these and other genres–among them, Country Music Hall-of-Famer Little Jimmy Dickens and singer/songwriter Bill Withers, who wrote the standards ‘Lean on Me’ and ‘Ain’t No Sunshine.’
A number of recording studios make their home in this area to accommodate the needs of the music community. If you are considering a career in audio as a recording engineer, live audio engineer or music producer, but prefer the small-town vibe to the craziness of the big city, the Bluefield-Beckley-Oak Hill area provides a welcome alternative.