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Blackoutfest XXIII (The Wedding Edition) will take place Thursday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27 at The Union. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Taung Child and The Wastemen about performing at the event in the interviews embedded above. Check out the schedule for the event, below. THURSDAY (6 p.m.) DANA (Columbus) Absolutely Not (Chicago) Taung… Read More
Kicking off Thursday, July 26, Blackoutfest XXII, The Union’s annual birthday party celebration will bring a number of nationally recognized rock acts into Athens for three nights of diverse rock ‘n’ roll fun. “(Blackoutfest) started simply as a birthday party show for a few union employees who had April birthdays and played in bands. Those… Read More
Wand is an L.A.-based band that has been churning out fascinating, thoughtful music for the past four years that is saturated in meaning, in only the way a band that has roots in art school critique can. They’re headed to Athens, OH to play at Blackoutfest XXII at The Union on Saturday, July 28, and… Read More
Blackoutfest is a special brand of rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza that takes place every year at The Union. Take some time to familiarize yourself with some of the acts who will be performing at this year’s event with this specially curated playlist.
Content advisory: there many be some language in this interview that may be offensive to some listeners. Although they make music that sounds like it could’ve been written sometime in the late ’70s, at the intersection of psychedelic rock and the emergence of sludgy hardcore, EYE is a Columbus, OH-based group who have only been active for… Read More