Daniel Bachman, who will perform at Jackie O’s on Monday, April 9, kicking off the Nelsonville Music Festival series of afterparties for the 2018 Athens International Film and Video Festival. (

Nelsonville Music Festival to Host FREE AIFVF After Parties April 9-15

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2018 Athens International Film & Video After-Parties
(Sponsored by The Nelsonville Music Festival) – ALL FREE!

Monday, April 9, 9 p.m. 
Jackie O’s, 23-24 W Union St.

Daniel Bachman (Fredericksburg VA) – American primitive guitar and dobro
Dry and Dusty (Athens) – oldtime duo from right here in Athens

Wednesday, April 11, 9 p.m. 
West End Ciderhouse, 234 W Washington St.

78 RPM Party with Matthew McElroy
Rare 78rpm listening party. Matthew will play blues, jazz, Hawaiian and old time records from his personal collection.

Thursday, April 12, 9:30 p.m.
Galbreath Chapel, 43 University Terrace

KOI Percussion (Athens) – vibraphone quartet
Caitlin Kraus (Athens) – singer songwriter from Athens
Turner Matthews (Columbus) – musician and composer, instrument inventor, and plays w/ Triangulus and more

Friday, April 13, 9:30 p.m. 
Little Fish Brewing Company, 8675 Armitage Rd.

Powers/Rolin Duo (Columbus) – Hammered dulcimer through effects pedals and 12 string acoustic guitar
NOBROW.collective (Athens) – a rotating cast of musicians dedicated to the performance of exciting music (be it old, new, highbrow or low)
Neutrals (Dayton) – percussion duo

Saturday, April 14, 9:30 p.m. 
The Union, 18 W Union St.

William Tyler (Nashville) – guitarist and composer, on Merge Records
Wolfmen (Athens) – experimental rock quartet
Pete Fosco (Cincinnati) – solo guitar wizard

Sunday, April 15, 7:30 p.m. 
ARTS/West, 132 W State St.

Athens Noise Show Reunion featuring
NOBROW.collective (Athens) – special performance of Xenakis with 6 drummers
Dinner of Swords (Athens) – experimental, improv, Athens Noise Show veterans
Weedghost (Athens/Fairborn) – Appalachian drone duo and more