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The Missouri-based R&B group Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats tore it up on the first night of the 2016 Nelsonville Music Festival. Here’s a clip of the band performing “I Need Never Get Old” from their 2015 self-titled release on Stax Records. Video by Joe Votaw, Ruthie Herman and AJ Minney. Audio by James… Read More
As the Ohio Legislature takes a break for the summer, a local Senator said he hoped to see other issues besides a medical marijuana take focus during the session. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, worked veteran’s rights and a bill about emergency response strategies when it come to fracking, but the marijuana bill was the main issue… Read More
Courtney Barnett served as the headliner for the first night of the Nelsonville Music Festival. Her latest album, “Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit” is available now on Mom + Pop Music. Video by Joe Votaw, AJ Minney and Ruthie Herman. Audio by James Miller. Edited by AJ Minney.
Last night Aoife O’ Donovan wowed the Nelsonville Music Festival last night on the Main Stage during her set, which pulled heavily from her latest album “In the Magic Hour,” available on Yep Roc Records. Video by AJ Minney, Ruthie Herman and Joe Votaw. Audio by James Miller. Edited by Joe Votaw.
The home at 31 Coventry Lane, where President Roderick McDavis and his wife are currently living is up for sale. This is the same house that caused a ruckus, last year, when the University started then halted a 1.2 million dollar rent-to-own plan with the homeowner & OU alum John Wharton. According to the University, once it was… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A spokesman says Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin will veto the Republican-led Legislature’s entire budget. Spokesman Chris Stadelman said Friday that Tomblin will work with lawmakers on a plan that doesn’t mortgage West Virginia’s future. Without a budget, the government shuts down July 1. Tomblin has said he wouldn’t approve a… Read More
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Saintseneca opened up the Main Stage performances last night at the Nelsonville Music Festival. Check out this footage of their first tune, and keep tabs on the rest of the festival coverage at woub.org/nelsonville-music-festival. Saintseneca’s most recent release, “Such Things” is available on ANTI- Records. Footage by Joe Votaw, AJ Minney and Ruthie Herman. Audio by James… Read More
Check out Columbus’ own Angela Perley & the Howlin’ Moons from their performance Thursday night at the Nelsonville Music Festival. Video by Joe Votaw, Ruthie Herman and AJ Minney. Audio by James Miller. You can also grab the band’s latest release, “Homemade Vision” on Vital Music USA.
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) – A former Boyd County High School teacher and Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor has been accused of raping one of his female students. Boyd County Sheriff Bobby Jack Woods tells news outlets that 45-year-old Howard Faber of Ashland was arrested Wednesday on charges of rape and prohibited use of… Read More
FAIRBORN, Ohio (AP) – Wright State University plans to raise tuition while cutting expenses and staff after overspending its budget by $34 million this year. Trustees approved a plan Thursday that includes nearly $28 million in budget cuts over the next two years. The university near Dayton will raise tuition for graduate and out-of-state students… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s attorney general says 11,000 sexual assault kits have been tested by the state’s forensic scientists under an initiative launched in 2011 to check for evidence from previously untested kits. Attorney General Mike DeWine says about 13,800 kits were submitted by several hundred law enforcement agencies. Testing is complete on roughly… Read More
Last night Australian rocker and American pop music critical darling Courtney Barnett topped off the first night of the 2016 installment of the Nelsonville Music Festival with an electrifying set that pulled strongly from her latest album Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit, released last year. Check out her interview with Josh… Read More
The first night of the Nelsonville Music Festival was an eventful one. Check out these photos from the first portion of the day, featuring performances by Angela Perley and the Howlin’ Moons, Saintseneca, Aoife O’Donovan, Water Witches and more. These photos include shots from the Main Stage, Porch Stage, the new Boxcar Stage and the… Read More
The crowd was plentiful on the first night of the 2016 Nelsonville Music Festival, bringing together both Athens area locals and those who might have never stepped foot at Robbins Crossing before. Children ran through the grass and adults supervised from their blankets in the nice but oh-so muggy weather. Just about every other patron… Read More