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Playfully Dark and Incredibly Tuneful With The Jayhawks and Wesley Stace

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Wednesday nights aren’t typically known for rocking out, but rocking out — in only the most cerebral sense — was exactly what happened within the historic confines of Nelsonville’s Stuart’s Opera House Wednesday, April 12 with opener Wesley Stace and midwestern headliners The Jayhawks. Although you might not know who Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley… Read More

Being Here Now: Speaking With The Jayhawk’s Marc Perlman

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Marc Perlman is a founding member of midwestern America’s beloved Jayhawks. The group has been kicking for decades, birthed from the vivacious Twin Cities music scene of the ’80s and ’90s. Strongly associated with roots pop supergroup Golden Smog and R.E.M.’s Peter Buck (who produced the band’s last full-length, 2016’s literary acoustic-pop gem ‘Paging Mr…. Read More

Maria Chavez Conducts Abstract Turntable Workshop at Stuart’s


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It was all about basking in the sounds of malfunction yesterday afternoon when avant-garde artist and abstract turntablist Maria Chavez led a small group in an intimate abstract turntable workshop at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville. Throughout her presentation, Chavez demonstrated various sound art techniques that utilize a turntable and record albums, ultimately utilizing the physicality… Read More

Make a Little Birdhouse in Your Soul for NMF ’17


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Earlier today Stuart’s Opera House announced a third round of acts for the 2017 Nelsonville Music Festival, which will take place at Robbins Crossing in Nelsonville June 1-4. They Might Be Giants, Jenny Lewis, Max Knouse, Chris Biester, Apple and the Moon, St. Lenox, Ona, Jay Som, Mr. Elevator, The Cactus Blossoms, and Shannon and the… Read More