Past Huntington Nightlife

 

With Huntington being a college town, the emphasis has always been on college bars although there was always a nightclub ready to rock for any demographic. In the very early 80's, 20th was the block for college students…

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When Downtown Huntington Was The Hub of The City


WHEN DOWNTOWN HUNTINGTON WAS THE HUB OF THE CITY



In the 70's, downtown Huntington was clean and vibrant. There was a hustle and bustle down the city streets as people scrambled through the stores like a big outdoor mall. There…

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Huntington 50's and 60's


HUNTINGTON 50’s and 60’s
 
Bear's Dad was a charter member of the Jewel City Motorcycle Club in the late ‘50’s. It was not a gang but a social club. They would cruise up through Point Pleasant or take rides up…

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Memorial Field House


MEMORIAL FIELD HOUSE

Bear's Dad was saddened to hear that The Memorial Field House is going to be demolished. He fondly recalled a sixties concert at the Field House featuring the legendary Man In Black – Johnny Cash. June Carter…

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Past Huntington Music Scene

Huntington, West Virginia had a solid music scene in the 70's and 80's. In the 80's clubs like Rock's, Rock and Roll cafe, and Rockers specialized in the hard rock music or hair metal that had become pop music. The…

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