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Fri, Feb 8, 2013 11:29 am

Think piano pop with a soulful smudge of indie-blues and you have the sound of Michael Rinaldi-Eichenberg's clocksyellow#9, a 10-track ride of relationships gone wrong.

Don’t let the dark theme fool you, though. This album is pleasantly all over the place, with several songs sporting upbeat, catchy harmonies.

Thu, Feb 7, 2013 10:31 am

Ohio University Lancaster will mark Black History Month with an evening of music and historical reflection. 

On Thursday, Feb. 28, jazz flautist Galen Abdur-Razzaq and Civil War historian Dr. Leonne Hudson will bring African American history to life on the Wagner Theatre stage.

The event is being put on by Ohio University Lancaster’s Diversity Committee and Cultural Events Committee.

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.

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