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LancasterChorale, central Ohio’s all-professional chamber choir, will perform a variety of American Folk Hymns, Folk Songs, Spirituals, and Contemporary Works on Sunday, July 21. The concert is an affiliate performance of the Lancaster Festival, which runs July 17-27. “The American experience is a mosaic of imported and complementary cultures and traditions, and the music that… Read More
The 2019 Lancaster Festival kicks off on Wednesday, July 17, with the 35th iteration of the community arts celebration featuring a performance from classic rockers Kansas, rising contemporary country music star Sara Evans, and Jimmy Buffett tribute act, Bluffett. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Deb Connell, the executive director of the festival, about the many… Read More
The beloved summertime tradition that is the Lancaster Festival is occurring once again, Thursday, July 19 through Saturday, July 28. The festival includes oodles of free entertainment for the whole family, from performances from the legendary Lancaster Festival Orchestra to live music in downtown Lancaster at noon, to the annual artwalk on Friday, July 20…. Read More
Friday, July 21 marked the 2017 edition of the Lancaster Festival’s annual Artwalk, an event that opens up historic downtown Lancaster for a few nighttime hours of art, live music, and family-friendly fun. WOUB’s Emily Votaw captured a few moments at the event, which featured regional art of all types.
The new executive director of the Lancaster Festival says he’s very excited about the Ohio University Lancaster Campus’ outdoor and indoor concert venues and is looking forward to working with the campus in the future. Joe Piccolo started in his new role on Jan. 12. “It’s been very busy,” he said. “Planning for the 2015… Read More