‘KISS’ concert big hit at WV Coal Festival

“Dressed To Kill” is a KISS tribute band that performed at the WV Coal Festival.

“Paul Stanley” character of KISS.

“Gene Simmons” character of KISS

“Ace Frehley” character of KISS.

“Peter Criss” character of KISS.

Bumper cars are a popular ride at the carnival.

Chase Jeffrey, 4, and Colton Jeffrey, 2, sons of Chris and Jackie Jeffrey of Chapmanville, enjoy the Rocket Ship ride at the carnival.

The ferris wheel is always popular.

Desiree Jo Lewis, 9, of Uneeda, daughter of Dan and Christa Lewis, enjoys the Scrambler ride at the carnival.

MADISON — “You wanted the best! You got the best!” is the way the KISS concert began at the West Virginia Coal Festival in Madison Thursday night.

In their tribute to the hottest band in the world KISS, the band “Dressed To Kill” gave an energetic, high quality, family friendly entertainment spectacle, with plenty of attention the little details.

All the grease paint, fire breathing, smoking guitars, and seven inch heels that you would expect from a KISS rock n’ Roll party were all part of the show.

Featuring an awesome set list that covers over three decades of the rock legends’ greatest hits such as Detroit Rock City, Calling Doctor Love, Strutter, Beth and of course Rock & Roll All Nite were performed to a standing audience.

The festival’s last day is today (Saturday) and features a carnvial, grand parade at 2 p.m.; West Virginia Day Celebration at the Boone County Courthouse beginning at 3:30 p.m.; a pet contest at 4 p.m. at the main stage; the Idol finalist at the main stage at 7:45 p.m.; the Marshall Lowry Band, also on the main state at 8:15 p.m.; the featured entertainer for the festival country singer Andy Griggs on the main stage at 9:20 p.m.; and ends with a fireworks display from the Benjamin Price Bridge that starts at 11 p.m.

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