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VIDEO: Nathaniel Rateliff at NMF ’16


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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

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VIDEO: Courtney Barnett at NMF ’16


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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. 

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VIDEO: Aoife O’Donovan at NMF ’16


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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.

OU President’s Residence For Sale


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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

VIDEO: Saintseneca at NMF ’16


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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

Snapshots from Courtney Barnett’s NMF ’16 Set


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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

PHOTOS: Thursday Afternoon, Day 1 of NMF ’16


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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

NMF ’16 Off to a Brilliant Start

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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