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Ghosts of Appalachia Tour Kickoff Party

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - April 27 @ 12:00 am

Grab your best bandana, get out that rhinestone cowboy hat, and join us for the Kick-Off party of the Ghosts of Appalachia tour!

Bonnie & the Mere Mortals and Matt Elias are the next generation of artists taking Appalachia to the world stage. Bonnie grew up in Avella, PA, less than 20 minutes away at a time when a place like the Rainbow Unicorn could never exist. While many queer artists leave small towns and never return, this is a homecoming that marks growth, change, and visibility for a community that cares for their homeland, and deserves endless support! This tour could not begin in a better place, and we can’t wait for you to join us in this celebration! While America may use Appalachians as an example of a lack of diversity and new ideas, we know better and we’re bringing the best the hills & hollers have to offer to the world at large. Ghosts of Appalachia is a tour showcasing what’s new and transforming Americana. These two artists are taking their upbringing and experiences from throughout Appalachia and bringing them to the places they love. Come dance and cry to new and original bops and sing along to highly imaginative reworked classics from legends like Linda Perry all the way to the Cure. Bringing stories of queerness, love and loss, addiction, escape, and homecoming… with a few murder ballads thrown in for fun, the Ghosts of Appalachia tour promises to be an event you don’t want to miss.

Bonnie & the Mere Mortals is a Southern gothic outfit from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Paris of Appalachia, that sounds like the sonic baby of Dolly Parton and the Cure and feels like something you’ve been hearing your whole life.

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5fsK6ldf347KF23rLqn0wv

Matt Elias is an Americana solo artist whose songs are the culmination of years of stories—stories of dedication, love & loss, personal battles with addiction, and life & growth in a crumbling Appalachian coal town.

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2n3nx6v1g0ZSMK3KB6L9fc

Doors @ 7PM

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April 26 @ 7:00 pm
April 27 @ 12:00 am


Rainbow Unicorn
3133 Pensylvania Avenue
Weirton,WV26026United States
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(304) 527-7089
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Bonnies & the Mere Mortals
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