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Tue, Feb 5, 2013 11:40 am

Victor Rasgaitis' group The Ridges has performed with numerous bands in cities and towns throughout the U.S. However, few of those bands had ever set foot in Athens, Ohio.

Rasgaitis is hoping to change that with "The Ridges Present," a new concert series debuting this Thursday at Casa Cantina.

Mon, Feb 4, 2013 3:57 pm

A soul legend, punk pioneer and critically acclaimed indie-folkster have been added to this year's Nelsonville Music Festival.

Mavis Staples, Jonathan Richman and Sharon Van Etten join an already-stellar lineup that includes Wilco, John Prine and Calexico.

Fri, Feb 1, 2013 10:45 am

Portland, Oregon's Vagabond Opera will roll into Marietta's Adelphia Music Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, performing a lively mix of Balkan music, Klezmer and Parisian hot club jazz.

Mark Hellenberg talked with the group's leader, Eric Stern, about the ensemble's unique approach to music. (AUDIO)

Thu, Jan 31, 2013 12:46 pm

Female voices and medieval melodies will echo throughout the Union Hall Theater when the Calliope Feminist Choir joins forces with Silent Lion this Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

The Athens-based choir will perform several songs that were composed or arranged by women, followed by Chesterhill residents John and Barbiel Saunders with their unique blend of medieval, Celtic, bluegrass, Spanish and original acoustic music. 

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 2:05 pm

Rock concerts typically allow the audience to leave the venue feeling like they "know" the performers more intimately than they did before the show.

Not Morrissey.

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, Morrissey finally performed at Columbus’ LC Pavilion after cancelling his October 2012 date.

Although diehard fans were upset over missing a highly anticipated performance from one of the most iconic musicians of the past 20 years, any resentment faded quickly when Morrissey strode out onto the stage with his band.

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 12:11 pm

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We hope you enjoy this collection of video clips from the 2013 Cabin Fever Festival, held Saturday, Jan. 19 at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio.

The event included performances from Freakwater, Cotton Jones, Tim Easton and Dolfish. Other videos from the festival are available at WOUB's YouTube channel.

For more information about this concert and other events at Stuart's Opera House, visit www.stuartsoperahouse.org.

Wed, Jan 23, 2013 6:55 am

The Ohio University School of Music will present a flute recital by Sarah Frisof on Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Glidden Recital Hall.

This program will feature Daniel Pesca on piano and works by Bach, Martino, Kuhlau, Enescu and Ichiyanagi.

Currently the assistant professor of flute at University of Texas at Arlington, Dr. Sarah Frisof completed her doctoral work at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Frisof also studied at the Juilliard School and the Eastman School of Music.

Tue, Jan 22, 2013 12:21 pm

Music fans and record collectors gathered at Stuart's Opera House for the 4th annual Cabin Fever Festival on Saturday, Jan. 19.

In addition to several used record vendors and music posters from Marietta's Just A Jar, the evening featured performances from Dolfish, Tim Easton, Cotton Jones and Freakwater.

For more information about the Cabin Fever Festival and upcoming events, visit www.stuartsoperahouse.com.

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