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Athens’ Ohio’s favorite Fantasy Rock Band, Amethystone is throwing a party to celebrate the release of their new album, “The Alchemist.” This admission is a free family friendly event with special guest DJ and Emcee, B-Funk Brandon Thompson. Amethystone will perform their new album “The Alchemist” in its entirety with special performances by dancer Ellie… Read More
DWIGHT ICENHOWER We welcome back nationally recognized, Elvis Tribute Artist, Dwight Icenhower to Stuart’s Opera House! Dwight Icenhower is a Five Time World Champion Elvis Presley Tribute Artist. Dwight is considered to be one of the best Elvis Tribute Artists in the world today. He has mastered the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s eras of Elvis’… Read More
WOUB’s Chad Reich spoke with Will Oldham (who records as Bonnie “Prince” Billy) a few days before Oldham’s performance at Stuart’s Opera House on Friday, March 6. Jonathan Richman is also on the bill for the show, and you can find more details on the event at this link.
WOUB’s Emily Votaw speaks to Ryan House, the winner of the 2020 Poetry Out Loud Semifinal competition, which was held at Stuart’s Opera House on January 31, 2020. House will compete in the state Poetry Out Loud competition on Friday, March 6.
TOWN MOUNTAIN Raw, soulful, and with plenty of swagger, Town Mountain has earned raves for their hard-driving sound, their in-house songwriting and the honky-tonk edge that permeates their exhilarating live performances, whether in a packed club or at a sold-out festival. The hearty base of Town Mountain’s music is the first and second generation of… Read More
On Thursday, February 27 at 7 p.m., acclaimed New Orleans-based trombonist, composer, actor, clinician and Antoine Courtois performing artist David L. Harris will perform at Stuart’s Opera House as a part of their Other Voices Program. The program features community gatherings brought together by live music, daytime workshops for regional public school students, and potluck… Read More
Town Mountain will make their Stuart’s Opera House (52 Public Square, Nelsonville) debut on Friday, February 28. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Robert Greer, one of the founding members of the nearly 15-year-old bluegrass band, in the interview embedded above.
POETRY OUT LOUD SEMIFINAL Stuart’s Opera House hosts the Southeast Ohio regional semifinal for Poetry Out Loud! Poetry Out Loud encourages students to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life. Created by the National Endowment for… Read More
Each year, schools across America prepare for the 15th annual Poetry Out Loud recitation contest, an arts education program where thousands of students will perform memorized poems for judges at school and state levels in the hope to make it to nationals. This year, four schools in Southeastern Ohio will be participating: Nelsonville-York, John Glenn… Read More
Stuart’s hosts a special award winning Bluegrass matinee with Rhonda Vincent & The Rage! Vincent’s career spans 24 albums and she has worked with everyone from Dolly Parton and George Jones to Faith Hill. She has received over 40 awards, including a Grammy in 2017 (in addition to 7 nominations over the years), and an… Read More