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Tobin Sprout performed at The Union on Friday, March 15, 2019. WOUB’s Emily Votaw was there to capture the performance, and her photos are below.
Selwyn Birchwood will perform Saturday, March 16 at the River City Blues Festival in Marietta, OH. WOUB spoke to him several days before the performance in the interview embedded above.
On Sunday, March 17, starting at 2 p.m., the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio (145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH) will feature a special presentation by Ed Kitchen, the grandson of Tella Kitchen, an acclaimed folk artist whose work is currently on display in the Decorative Arts Center’s lower gallery. Attendance costs $5 for members… Read More
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, nationally lauded Celtic roots music act RUNA is releasing their sixth album, Ten: The Errant Night, at the Peoples Bank Theatre on Saturday, March 16. WOUB spoke to vocalist Shannon Lambert-Ryan just a few days before the performance. WOUB: So, 2019 marks the 10-year anniversary for the band. I… Read More
Tobin Sprout, one of Ohio’s great rock ‘n’ roll heroes, studied art right here at Ohio University in the late ’70s. He even recalls trudging up Jeff Hill in the wintertime! Sprout might be known best as the secondary major songwriter for indie rock gods Guided By Voices, serving as both a foil for frontman… Read More
The Delgado Brothers have been playing music together for decades, having developed a very strong and passionate fan base on the West Coast. On Saturday, March 16, the band will visit Marietta, OH for the very first time, to play the 28th Annual River City Blues Festival. WOUB spoke with Joey Delgado about the band’s… Read More
Athens’ Poet Laureate, Kari Gunter-Seymour, has extended her call for submissions for Essentially Athens, an anthology that she is curating that will be made up of poems, stories, and songs that all illuminate various senses of place associated with Athens, OH and that will be published later this year. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Gunter-Seymour,… Read More
Taung Child is the Athens-based weirdo noise rock project that graces this edition of WOUB’s Radio A Sessions. The band is spearheaded by Colby Smith, who put together the band after finding the sonic aggression of the Athens music scene lacking. The five person outfit isn’t as intimidating as one might fear after hearing that… Read More
Master pet painter Stephen Huneck once said that most anyone would rather see a painting of a pet they knew well than a masterpiece by any artist. This statement is proved a truism based on the number of submissions that Arts West has received for their Second Annual Cat Art Show, which will have an… Read More
I get sentimental about places About people Not so much These are the opening lines of the aptly titled I Get Sentimental, the debut full-length album by Larry Elefante, the moniker for former Athenian, lifelong musician, and all around goofy-and-artistically-inclined-guy Michael L. Rutushin’s musical endeavors. “I can only be serious for seven minutes at a time,” Michael… Read More