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Thu, May 29, 2014 1:37 pm

The Gladden House Sessions, a new co-production of WOUB Public Media and Ohio University's School of Media Arts & Studies (MDIA), has announced its interview/performance lineup at this weekend's Nelsonville Music Festival.

Festival artists will join MDIA's Josh Antonuccio for intimate conversations and performances on the porch of the historic Gladden House log cabin, located next to the popular No-Fi Cabin.

Thu, May 29, 2014 8:37 am

When Kurt Vile last played the Nelsonville Music Festival in 2012, he was an up-and-coming artist who was starting to build a following. Two years later, he's back, hot off the heels of a headlining performance at Coachella.

WOUB contributor Josh Antonuccio talks with Vile about his songwriting process, latest album and his goal of making "commercial '70s-style records."

Wed, May 28, 2014 3:55 pm

With more than 40 acts spread out over four days, figuring out who to see at the Nelsonville Music Festival can be a little daunting.

While every artist at this year's fest is worth catching, here are a few recommendations for your NMF checklist.

Tue, May 27, 2014 2:47 pm

The Under the Elms 2014 summer concert series will temporarily relocate to another outdoor venue on College Green due to construction scheduled to place this summer.

The music series, which has been taking place nearly every summer since the late 1940s, gathers community and Ohio University musicians for weekly concerts over a period of five weeks.

The concerts are traditionally held on the College Green under the mature elm trees that shade the space between Chubb Hall and Memorial Auditorium.

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.

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