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Wayne "The Train" Hancock, the king of juke-joint swing, will perform at Marietta's Adelphia Music Hall this Thursday. WOUB's Mark Hellenberg has a preview.
Singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell's new album Child Ballads, a collection of traditional songs from the Anglo-American folk tradition, is a collaboration with her friend Jefferson Hamer.
However, these aren't children's songs. In fact, most of these dark tales would send a child into therapy for a lifetime.
In his four-and-a-half decade-long career, Richard Thompson has never rested on his laurels.
Like Neil Young, Dr. John, Bruce Springsteen or Bonnie Raitt, Thompson's output continues to stand comfortably alongside the hundreds of songs in his catalog, and most importantly, he continues to look forward and take chances.
Portland, Oregon's Vagabond Opera will roll into Marietta's Adelphia Music Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 5, performing a lively mix of Balkan music, Klezmer and Parisian hot club jazz.
Mark Hellenberg talked with the group's leader, Eric Stern, about the ensemble's unique approach to music. (AUDIO)
How does an indie-rock band stay together for 30 years?
Much of the lyric content on Yo La Tengo's 13th release, Fade, deals with growing older and keeping things together through the passage of time.
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw and alt-country pioneers The Bottle Rockets will perform on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at The Adelphia Music Hall in Marietta, Ohio.
WOUB's Mark Hellenberg previews the show and talks with Bottle Rockets drummer and co-founder Mark Ortmann. (AUDIO)
WOUB Music Director and Crossing Boundaries host Mark Hellenberg shares his top album picks for 2012, including releases by Dr. John, Lee Ranaldo, Aimee Mann and Sharon Van Etten.
Sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar passed away yesterday at the age of 92. Back in June of 2001, I had the privilege to talk with him about his career and his new live recording, Full Circle: Carnegie Hall. On hearing the news today, I thought it fitting to search through our vaults and post the audio…. Read More
The Rev. Horton Heat will bring its high-octane, Texas-style rockabilly to Marietta's Adelphia Music Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Mark Hellenberg has a preview.
Mark Hellenberg reviews Late Last Summer, the first collaboration between legendary pianist/composer Dick Hyman and his daughter Judy, fiddler for the folk-rock band The Horse Flies.