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Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication and the School of Media Arts & Studies are partnering with the Nelsonville Music Festival to bring the annual festival to audiences through an innovative, virtual collaboration called Virtual Nelsonville Music Festival (VNMF). Due to COVID-19, the four-day festival that features local, regional, national and international musicians from multiple… Read More
WOUB’s Emily Votaw recruits the Nelsonville Music Festival’s Volunteer Stage Crew Coordinator Rachel Couch to investigate festival fashion at the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival. Video by: Joe Votaw, Ruthie Herman, James Miller Editing by: Ruthie Herman, Joe Votaw Audio by: Emily Votaw
WOUB’s Emily Votaw interviewed Sun June on the third day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival. Video by: Adam Ignasky, Mitchell Sturkey, Ruthie Herman, Joe Votaw, James Miller, Editing by: Emily Votaw Audio by: Emily Votaw
Mavis Staples was the headliner of the fourth day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival, taking to the main stage in the early evening on Sunday, June 9. Since she is a legend, WOUB needed to obtain permission before publishing any photos of her. Permission has been granted by her management, and now the images… Read More
WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Campdogzz on the third day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival. WARNING: Some language in this interview may not be suitable for all viewers. This interview contains some cursing in regards to the titles of tracks on the band’s most recent album. Editor: James Miller Video by: Joe Votaw, James… Read More
Kris Poland and Andrew Lampela of Weedghost spoke to WOUB’s Emily Votaw about their longtime Nelsonville Music Festival act, Weedghost. Video by: Joe Votaw, James Miller, Adam Ignasky, Mitchell Sturkey, Ruthie Herman Editing by: Adam Ignasky Interview by: Emily Votaw
The fourth day of the Nelsonville Music Festival is always a poignant one. Don’t we all get nervous about the beginning of things and maybe a little sad about their ending? Take a look at the photos from WOUB’s Jordan Kelley and Robert Green below.
Saturday, June 8, marked the third day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival. Take a look at the images of the day (and night) below!
WOUB’s Emily Votaw and Michelle Waters of Hold the Note took to the campgrounds of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival to interview people about their camping experience. Main cameras and editing: Joe Votaw and James Miller B-roll: Adam Ignasky and Mitchell Sturkey Audio: Emily Votaw
Take a look at photos from the early portion of the third day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival below.
Friday, June 8 featured performances from Hubby Jenkins, Water Witches, Radattack, and more. Take a look at the images captured by WOUB’s Robert Green of the event, below.
The second day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival was another warm one, and featured performances from Radattack, The Other Years, Steve Poltz, and many more. Check out some images from the daylight hours of the festival below.
Believe or not, the Nelsonville Music Festival is a lot more than just music. Check out these shots below, taken by WOUB’s Rob Green and Jordan Kelley, of the first day of the 15th iteration of the festival.
June 6, 2019 marked the first day of the Nelsonville Music Festival, featuring performances by Tyler Childers, Hubby Jenkins, Sierra Ferrell, Molly Burch, and more. Check out photos, by WOUB’s Jordan Kelley and Rob Green, below.
June 6, 2019 marked the first day of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival, and WOUB’s Emily Votaw was on the scene, checking out the food, drink, and overall vibes of the first day of 15th iteration of the festival. Emily learned about O’Betty’s hot dogs, Donkey iced coffee, funnel cake, Nixtamalized tamales and tacos, the… Read More
Skyway Man is the intricate, ufology-informed, delectably hazy folk futurism project of lauded musician James Wallace (of Nashville’s James Wallace & the Naked Light.) In 2017, Wallace released the sprawling Skyway Man double LP Seen Comin’ From a Mighty Eye (Yewknee Records), a project whose conceptual nature is difficult to articulate but a lot of… Read More
The Huntress and Holder of Hands is the musical project that MorganEve Swain crafted after losing her husband, Dave Lamb, at the tragically young age of 35 to leukemia, in April 2014. He passed a week before Swain’s 28th birthday. Swain and Lamb were intimate musical partners, having been the final incarnation of Lamb’s longstanding… Read More
Last year Asheville, NC based contemporary bluegrass outfit Town Mountain released New Freedom Blues, a swirling, beautiful, viscerally powerful album that combines elements of Americana, honky-tonk, and country music. WOUB spoke to Zach Smith (upright bass) about the making of New Freedom Blues, his path from ceramic student to musician, and the band’s upcoming performance at the… Read More
The Nelsonville Music Festival will celebrate its 15th birthday June 6-9 at Robbins Crossing on the Hocking College campus. Performers include the likes of Mavis Staples, Tyler Childers, The Breeders, Death Cab For Cutie, Thee Oh Sees, Mandolin Orange, Water Witches, and many more. WOUB spoke to Brian Koscho, the marketing director of the festival,… Read More
Adam and David Moss are the identical twins that make up The Brother Brothers, the modern folk duo behind 2018’s Some People I Know (Compass Records). The thoughtfully executed album poignantly explores various characters that the brothers have met throughout their fruitful musical careers, à la Simon and Garfunkel’s Bookends half a century on. WOUB spoke… Read More
Molly Burch is an Austin-based musician whose second full length, First Flower, was released to much acclaim in 2018. The album is a thoughtful one, combining understated, jazzy songcraft with Burch’s gorgeous, smoky vocals. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Burch about First Flower, her numerous charming music videos, and performing at the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival in… Read More
Death Cab For Cutie exists in a peculiar spot. The Portland based indie rockers are symbolic of millennial nostalgia — their 2003 release, Transatlanticism, being formative to more than a few angsty teenagers — yet they are also a dynamic, ever-changing outfit, continually challenging and changing their sound throughout the entirety of their nearly double… Read More
Australian singer Julia Jacklin has been added to the lineup for the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival, which will take place June 6-9 in Robbins Crossing in Nelsonville, OH. She joins a lineup including Death Cab For Cutie, Thee Oh Sees, Darlingside, Town Mountain, The Brother Brothers, and Skyway Man. Many more acts are to be… Read More
The 15th Nelsonville Music Festival will feature headliners Death Cab For Cutie. The band will perform on Saturday, June 9. In order to celebrate the very first of the 2019 Nelsonville Music Festival announcements, WOUB Culture has put together a very special playlist featuring some of the nostalgic Death Cab hits you cried to in… Read More
Toronto-based folk group The Weather Station made their Gladden House debut on the second day of the 2018 Nelsonville Music Festival. The light summer rain dissipated just in time for their set while scores of fans eagerly awaited an intimate set from this beloved band. Formed in 2006 with rotating membership, the band’s current lineup includes Tamara… Read More