WOUB Music Blog

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Tue, May 27, 2014 11:11 am

Up-and-coming Columbus, Ohio, band Saintseneca kicks off its summer tour this weekend at the Nelsonville Music Festival.

WOUB contributor Evan Sites talks with Saintseneca's main singer/songwriter, Zac Little, about his group's new album and his songwriting process.

Sun, May 25, 2014 11:05 am

On Thursday the Nelsonville Music Festival will embark on its 10th year of bringing national and local music acts together to entertain the masses.

But the four-day family friendly music extravaganza held at Robbins Crossing on the Hocking College campus had more humble beginnings.

Thu, May 22, 2014 9:26 am

This year’s Nelsonville Music Festival will be debuting a new performance space as a part of its official schedule.

Co-produced by WOUB Public Media and Ohio University's School of Media Arts and Studies, The Gladden House Sessions will feature short interviews and stripped-down acoustic performances by solo acts and bands at the festival. Video clips will be posted at woub.org/arts.

Thu, May 22, 2014 4:40 pm

Comedy routines and horseback riding might not be the first things that come to mind when discussing blues music. Then again, Uncle Buck's Riding Stable and Dance Barn isn't your normal everyday music venue.

Sun, May 18, 2014 6:32 am

Famed Grateful Dead cover band Dark Star Orchestra is again joining a slew of bands over Memorial Day weekend for the third annual Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival, which will be held at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio.

Wed, May 14, 2014 5:00 pm

Just a few weeks away from show time, the Nelsonville Music Festival is still adding acts to an already impressive lineup.

The annual fest, presented by Stuart's Opera House, will take place May 29-June 1 at Robbins Crossing, located on the Hocking College campus.

Wed, May 14, 2014 2:51 pm

This Friday, Stuart’s Opera House will host bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent, currently touring in support of their 2013 release Brothers on the Highway.

The pair, who have been recognized as three-time IBMA Entertainers of The Year and two-time Grammy nominees, have become a perennial favorite on the touring and festival circuit, playing more than 100 shows per year to sold-out crowds throughout the U.S..

Thu, May 8, 2014 3:43 pm

Memphis rock group Saliva will be headlining a concert at the Athens County Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 10, presented by the Horse Creek Riders Motorcycle Club.

In addition to Saliva, 70s Southern rock group Stillwater, British heavy metal band Blitzkrieg and southeast Ohio band Dorothy will also be among the headliners for the event.

Other bands to play include Third Shadow, Five Foot Forward, Soulcracker, Junkyard Republic, Swivel and Failing Fate.