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Thu, Jun 14, 2012 9:00 am

The 17th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Multicultural Festival takes place this weekend at Parkersburg's City Park, featuring live music, dance performances, ethnic foods and cultural workshops.

Wed, Jun 13, 2012 3:24 pm

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The 27th annual Poston Lake Bluegrass Festival is scheduled for June 15 and 16, featuring nearly a dozen bands, including Idletymes, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, The Hart Brothers and Karl Shiflett & The Big Country Show.

Tue, Jun 12, 2012 4:15 pm

Celebrate New Concord (CNC), the summer entertainment series now in its 12th year, will host a performance by the Muskingum Valley Symphonic Winds (MVSW) on Tuesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. in Village Park.

Under the direction of Dr. David Turrill, the MVSW is comprised of professional and gifted amateur musicians from throughout southeastern Ohio. The Symphonic Winds perform a wide variety of music, ranging from the standard repertoire to selections from the Broadway stage.

Wed, Jun 6, 2012 2:50 pm

The sound of guitars and the smell of ribs are about to engulf the little village of Chesterhill, Ohio.

Now in its fifth year, Ribs, Rhythm & Blues is scheduled for Saturday, June 9, featuring The Silky Ray Band and Vinnie & The Lubricators.

Delicious food and top-notch entertainment have made this a successful event, which is a fundraiser for the Union Hall Theater.

Mon, Jun 4, 2012 10:54 am

South Beach may be notorious for volleyball and sunbathing undergraduates, but on Saturday, the Ohio University-maintained space hosted the third and final performance of Lobsterfest 2012.

A sparse crowd gathered to catch Fat History Month's early afternoon set, collectively garbed in various shades and weights of flannel due to the unseasonably cool temperatures.

Fat History Month is a Boston-based drone-rock duo with a fuzzy lo-fi sound that would make Thurston Moore proud.

Sat, Jun 2, 2012 4:54 pm

Mindy Braasch was the first, as well as the youngest, performer at last night’s ACRN-sponsored Lobsterfest show at Casa Cantina.

Besides recently wrapping up her high school career, she also won Best Acoustic Act at the Athens High School Battle of the Bands in March.

On Friday, Braasch moved seamlessly through originals and a few covers, most notably Train’s "Drops of Jupiter." While the songs were expertly executed, renditions of Train songs were not quite what the Lobsterfest audience was expecting.

Fri, Jun 1, 2012 2:19 pm

It was almost a quarter to 11 p.m. last night when Whirl, the first act slated to perform at the All Campus Radio Network's annual Lobsterfest, began their hour-long set at The Union.

As Ty Owen and Matt Umland slowly arranged their piles of electronic equipment, an interesting mix of townies and college-aged folks accumulated around the stage, ready for the kick-off to the weekend’s festivities.

Fri, Jun 1, 2012 2:57 pm

The Rolling Stones are inarguably one of the greatest rock bands of all time. Their combination of rough English boy blues, infused with an even rougher attitude, has yet to be matched.

Therefore, it only makes sense that The Stones would have some fans who are inarguably great. 

This Saturday, The Union is hosting the second annual "Keithfest," featuring a wide array of local bands, all playing in memory of Bryan Keith Winland, who passed away in 2008.

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