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Thu, Dec 18, 2014 9:54 am

Columbus-based bluegrass band Out of Mind stopped by the WOUB studios to amaze the Showdown audience with their magnificent picking prowess.

The group, which regularly performs around Ohio, visited WOUB's Studio A on Dec. 7.

Band members include Scott Adkins, Brandon Fox, Daniel Phelps and Lisa Fox.

Visit Out of Mind's Facebook page for more information.

Mon, Dec 15, 2014 2:06 pm

This is the fifth in a series of year-end blog posts by WOUB staff, volunteers and contributors. Check out all of this year's lists at this link.

The Men, Tomorrow’s Hits


I feel pretty confident in saying The Men are the best rock and roll band around right now and that this is my album of the year.

Fri, Dec 12, 2014 1:11 pm

Our series of year-end music blog posts continues with Athens musician, OU School of Media Arts & Studies lecturer and recording studio owner Josh Antonuccio.

Antonuccio shares his top music picks of 2014, including albums by The War on Drugs, Courtney Barnett, Sharon Van Etten and many others.

Thu, Dec 11, 2014 2:51 pm

Athens-grown band Papadosio will bring Earth Night 2014 back to Columbus for two nights: Dec. 19 at Park Street Saloon, featuring a more versatile/instrumental Live PA set; and Dec. 20 at the L.C. Pavilion.

Expanding the celebration, this annual event now coincides with a sister event being held at The Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, Colorado, on Dec. 13, in conjunction with Colorado’s Conscious Alliance.

For two nights and one day in Central Ohio, Earth Night celebrates the solstice in a ceremonious dance of music, art and spirit.

Thu, Dec 11, 2014 11:55 am

WOUB's year-end "best of" lists continue with Athens artist John McVicker, who singles out new music releases and reissues by Les Ambassadeurs, Frazey Ford and Toots & The Maytals.

Wed, Dec 10, 2014 2:58 pm

This is the second in a series of year-end blog posts by WOUB staff, volunteers and contributors. Check out all of this year's lists at this link.

My 2014 list has a lot of old names on it. Think of it as music by people you’ve probably heard of. Maybe I should have reached out more; or maybe it was a good year for the familiar.

In no particular order, my top 10:

Thu, Dec 11, 2014 10:20 am

Many wondered what would happen with Athens' annual Lennonfest after the Nov. 16 fire that destroyed The Union Bar & Grill's upstairs room and several other businesses along West Union Street, including Jackie O's Public House.

Eric Leighton, who founded Lennonfest 14 years ago, wants to assure everyone that a splendid time is still guaranteed for all. Casa Cantina agreed to co-host this Saturday's event and Jackie O's Public House, which recently re-opened, is ready to rock once again with dozens of local musicians performing Beatles classics.

Tue, Dec 9, 2014 12:41 pm

Every December, WOUB asks its staff and volunteers to share their year-end music picks.

We're kicking off our 2014 "best of" lists with Ohio University Associate Professor and veteran record producer Eddie Ashworth, who recommends albums by Sturgill Simpson, St. Vincent, Hurray for the Riff Raff and many others.

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