SOUND CHECKS – DON’T MISS CHARLESTON’S HOTTEST LIVE MUSIC SERIES!

Nobody brings you closer to today’s rising stars than Sound Checks.  We invite you to join the party, step on to the Clay Center stage, and enjoy the best music from local and national emerging artists.  Be a part of the scene at Sound Checks!

July begins a new season of celebrating local musicians and emerging artists live at the Clay Center!  The second half of the 2022 Sound Checks series, featuring six shows and twelve musical acts, will kick off July 23rd! 

Tickets for all shows are on sale now!  Individual show tickets are only $20.  In addition to the live music, we look forward to featuring local DJs, local food trucks and a cash bar on site.  Doors open for each show at 6:30PM with the first act taking the stage at 7:30 PM.  We look forward to enjoying live music in the Susan Runyan Maier Sculpture Garden beginning in the spring (weather permitting).  Purchase tickets now using the buttons below, in person at the Clay Center Box Office, or by phone at 304-561-3570.

Sound Checks is presented thanks to support from SOHO’s, Roger L. Nicholson, Chris Blanchard, and Encova Insurance. The Clay Center’s performing arts and visual arts offerings are presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture, and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.

A Not So Silent Night
Thursday, December 22

It may be cold outside, but we’re keeping it hot on the music scene this holiday season.  After a fantastic 2022 Sound Checks season, we’re closing out the year with a bang by bringing amazing music to the Clay Center.

Each band will bring high energy, fan favorites, and some special seasonal surprises – only seen at Sound Checks!!! Be prepared to sing along to some remixed holiday classics and jingle bell rock your way into the weekend!

Nobody brings you closer to today’s rising stars than Sound Checks.  We invite you to join the party, step on to the Clay Center stage, and enjoy the best music from local and national emerging artists.  Be a part of the scene at Sound Checks!

Sound Checks is presented thanks to support from SOHO’s, Roger L. Nicholson, Chris Blanchard, Encova Insurance, and Saluja Law. The Clay Center’s performing arts and visual arts offerings are presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture, and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts