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“I had the songs the people always wanted,” Don McLean tells me during a Wednesday afternoon phone interview, in response to being asked what sort of advice he has for aspiring songwriters in 2020. Outside of writing massively popular songs, McLean also advises young musicians get “a good lawyer,” which is sage advice, if perhaps… Read More
MARIETTA – Get ready for great orchestral pops music, this time with a Marietta twist. The River Cities Symphony brings the tunes and talent you know and love to a great local venue. Selections include Hoagy Carmichael’s “Stardust”, Rogers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”, “No, No, Nannette”, and Hamlish’s “The Way We Were”. Maestro Turizziani has even… Read More
Jon Anderson is the legendary creative catalyst behind beloved progressive rock band YES, and he will be performing some of the most enduring YES hits as well as a few favorites from his latest release, 1,000 Hands, (which features the likes of Ian Anderson, Billy Cobham, Jean Luc Ponty, Chick Corea, Zap Momma, Chris Squire, Alan… Read More
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, nationally lauded Celtic roots music act RUNA is releasing their sixth album, Ten: The Errant Night, at the Peoples Bank Theatre on Saturday, March 16. WOUB spoke to vocalist Shannon Lambert-Ryan just a few days before the performance. WOUB: So, 2019 marks the 10-year anniversary for the band. I… Read More
Friday, March 1 through Saturday, March 2 mark the 13th Annual Colony Short Film Festival, which will take place at the Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta. The festival is intended to spotlight independent short films from around the globe, and this year the event is highlighting The Price of Free, the winner of the 2018 Sundance… Read More
The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra will bring their unique live show to the Peoples Bank Theatre on Friday, March 1 starting at 7 p.m. WOUB’s Emily Votaw interviewed the director of the group, Andrew Greene, about the formation of what the Washington Post called “the premiere ragtime ensemble in America,” in the interview embedded above.
Tickets for the Friday, February 8 Todd Burge, William Matheny, and Adam Remnant show at the Peoples Bank Theatre are sold out! In 2018, Remnant released his highly anticipated debut full-length solo album, Sourwood. Burge is fresh off the late 2018 release of Your Reflection Will Kill You and 1986: The First Album, the former of which is made… Read More
In 2019 the Peoples Bank Theatre is celebrating its 100th anniversary in style, kicking off with a bona fide ride back in time on Saturday, February 2 starting at 8 p.m. with their 1919 Speakeasy Party. No, there won’t be a literal time machine – but for those pure of intention and heart, dressing up… Read More
Influential bluegrass outfit Hot Rize will perform at the Peoples Bank Theatre on Friday, November 9. The performance will also feature Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Hot Rize bassist Nick Forster about the importance of bluegrass in 2018, the band’s big celebration of it’s longevity earlier this year, and coming… Read More
On Friday, October 26, Kathy Mattea will perform at the Peoples Bank Theatre in Marietta. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to the country superstar about her new album, “Pretty Bird,” retraining her voice after personal tragedy, and the importance of a by-chance meeting with Tony Bennett many years ago.