WOUB Music Blog

Music Blog

Tue, Mar 19, 2013 11:00 am

Wayne "The Train" Hancock, the king of juke-joint swing, will perform at Marietta's Adelphia Music Hall this Thursday. WOUB's Mark Hellenberg has a preview.

Thu, Mar 14, 2013 8:28 am

For the second straight year, public radio will partner with South by Southwest to present the music festival's annual keynote address — this time featuring an exclusive speaking engagement from Dave Grohl.

Wed, Mar 20, 2013 4:45 pm

Athens musician/music producer Josh Antonuccio reports from the 2013 South by Southwest Music Festival, being held this week in Austin, Texas.

Wed, Mar 13, 2013 8:43 pm

Not able to make it to Austin for South by Southwest? Fear not, we can bring the sounds of SXSW to you with this NPR Music Live Event! The music starts tonight around 9 p.m. ET.

Mon, Mar 11, 2013 12:14 pm

Athens singer-songwriter Leah Jean is releasing her debut CD, Some of Me, during a special March 30 show at Jackie O's Pub & Brewery.

Jean, who performed all of the instruments on the six-song EP, is donating a portion of CD sales to the Friends of the Shelter Dogs in Athens.

Tue, Mar 5, 2013 5:16 pm

Marietta's music fans, restaurants and shops are gearing up for the 22nd annual River City Blues Festival, being held March 15-16 at the Lafayette Hotel.

Hosted by the city's Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society, the fest will feature a half-dozen national and regional blues acts, including legendary Chicago bluesman Eddie Shaw.

Mon, Mar 4, 2013 7:36 pm

Internationally acclaimed gypsy-punk ensemble Gogol Bordello will join Wilco, John Prine, Mavis Staples and over 40 other national, regional and local acts at this year's Nelsonville Music Festival, taking place May 30-June 2 at Hocking College.

Mon, Mar 4, 2013 7:30 am

Ohio University Zanesville will welcome Joseph Van Hassel to the stage on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in the Elson Hall Auditorium.

Van Hassel is well-versed in a wide variety of musical styles, including contemporary, orchestral, world, marching and jazz. His performance will consist of music for solo percussion instruments.

He will be performing pieces on vibraphone, snare drum with electronic accompaniment, orchestra bells with spoken text, and bass drum.

The music features a mix of more "modern" sounding pieces and music that is more immediately accessible.