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‘Give Something a Name, and It Lives Forever': Talking the Summer of Love with Jorma Kaukonen

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It’s a balmy day in late June, and Jorma Kaukonen has invited WOUB onto the grounds of his Fur Peace Ranch, a sprawling compound dotted with little gardens and rustic cabins that is known best for its prodigious guitar camps. “We’re in Southeast Ohio, so I don’t have to tell you – we’re a destination,… Read More

Graham Nash will be performing at Stuart's Opera House on August 2. (Submitted)

‘I’m Still a Hippie': Speaking With Graham Nash

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Over the course of his nearly three-quarters-of-a-century-long life, legendary songwriter and musician Graham Nash has been just about everywhere. From Haight-Ashbury in the heat of the late ’60s to the seventh season of American Idol — Nash has an undeniable talent and deep personal fascination with the craft of storytelling. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke briefly… Read More

Steve Earle will be performing at the Peoples Bank Theatre this weekend. (steveearle.com)

Steve Earle to Perform at the Peoples Bank Theatre Saturday, July 22

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Known as one of the founding fathers of country music that exists outside of the constraints of traditional Nashville songwriting, Steve Earle is headed to the Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta on Friday, July 22 with his longtime backing band, the Dukes. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Earle about his latest release, So You Wannabe an Outlaw (Warner… Read More

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From Berkeley to Marietta: Speaking with Cracker’s David Lowery

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David Lowery has served as the frontman for both indie rock legend Camper Van Beethoven and alt-rock heroes Cracker over the course of the past 30 years. He’s currently on tour with Cracker, performing tracks off of the band’s 2014 album Berkeley to Bakersfield (SAVOY). Although the record was released about three years ago, the politically… Read More

A painting of Dougie Poole by Mary Houlihan. (Submitted)

Chatting With Dougie Poole

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It’s the day after the Fourth of July and New York City-based psychedelic-musician-storyteller Dougie Poole is ironing the t-shirts he’ll be selling throughout his tour. They depict a gleefully grinning, lipsticked emoji with a cowboy hat – reading “Have You Seen This Man?” Poole is touring his debut album, Wideass Highway, released in February by… Read More