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Ohio River Sternwheeler Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

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This Friday the 41st annual Ohio River Sternwheel Festival will kick off in Marietta, opening the city up to an estimated 100,000 visitors for a weekend packed with free entertainment, festivities and, most importantly, historic antique sternwheel boats. Nestled next to the banks of the Ohio River, the festival’s director general and fireworks chairman Dennis… Read More

Athens Community Music Fest Returns For 18th Year

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  This weekend marks the annual Athens Community Music Festival (ACMF), a benefit music extravaganza that has been growing and bringing together area musicians for 18 years. The 2016 edition of the event will support The Gathering Place, ARTS/West, Stuart’s Opera House After School Music Program and The Bryan Winland Memorial Scholarship for the Arts and will include performances from over… Read More

Stuart’s Continues Free Concert Series With Los Colognes This Friday


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Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio continues their FREE Summer Concert Series on Friday, July 29 at 7 p.m. with Nashville’s Los Colognes. Nashville, Tennessee’s Los Colognes released their second full-length, Dos, in September 2015, the album follows their critically acclaimed 2013 debut, Working Together. The band dates back some 15 years, to Chicago, where… Read More

Jonathan Edwards To Perform At Fur Peace Ranch Aug. 27


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Veteran singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards will be performing on August 27 at Fur Peace Ranch in Pomeroy, OH in support of his new album, Tomorrow’s Child. Produced by four-time Grammy Award nominee Darrell Scott, Tomorrow’s Child features the venerable and beloved Edwards accompanied by such roots music luminaries Shawn Colvin, Jerry Douglas, John Cowan, Vince Gill, and Alison Krauss. Four… Read More

‘Abu the King’ Comes to ARTS/West Aug. 1


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Chicago’s Rough House Theater Company is hitting the road like a punk band, touring to eight cities across the Midwest and East Coast with their production of Ubu the King, Alfred Jarry’s 1896 masterpiece of absurdo-surrealism, elaborately retold with original music and over 60 stunning hand-crafted puppets. In a new adaptation by artistic director Mike Oleon, Rough House’s… Read More