WOUB Music Blog

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Wed, Jun 4, 2014 2:22 pm

Ozric Tentacles, the legendary England-based psychedelic space rock band that ignited the underground festival scene overseas in the 1980s, is making their summer debut appearance in the United States later this month at Family Roots Music Festival at Smoke Rise Ranch held June 19 to 22.

Wed, Jun 4, 2014 2:10 pm

Music can evoke a variety of emotions within different individuals and it’s that aspect of its charm that is part of the success and draw of the the Nelsonville Music Festival.

For one local couple, the emotion music from the festival will always be linked to is love.

Elizabeth Atwell and Justin Brumley met in 2009 at the festival while both were volunteering in a beer tent.

Brumley, originally of Cincinnati, was attending Hocking College and studying nursing when he decided to volunteer.

Wed, Jun 4, 2014 12:17 pm

Valerie June and Kurt Vile were just two of the standout acts at this year's Nelsonville Music Festival.

We hope you enjoy these clips, shot and produced by WOUB students Jason Chiappino and Merle Tilk.

For more NMF videos and photos, visit http://woub.org/tags/2014-nelsonville-music-festival.

Wed, Jun 4, 2014 10:24 pm

Australian guitar virtuoso Geoff Achison is no stranger to Southeast Ohio, having been invited to teach and perform at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch every year since 1998.

This week, Achison returns to the region for two performances: a solo show in Jackson on Thursday, and group performance at Uncle Buck's in New Marshfield. WOUB's Mark Hellenberg talks with the award-winning guitarist.

Tue, Jun 3, 2014 12:23 pm

Photo: Sarah Laubacher/WOUB

“Are y’all feelin’ good?” Shovels & Rope member Cary Ann Hearst asked the Nelsonville Music Festival attendees on Sunday evening. After several cheers from the audience she responded with, “Well, us too.”

Mon, Jun 2, 2014 11:58 pm

We hope you enjoy these photos of the fourth and final day of the 2014 Nelsonville Music Festival, courtesy of Sarah Laubacher and Joan Butcher.

To view all of WOUB's photo and video content of the festival, visit http://woub.org/tags/2014-nelsonville-music-festival.

Mon, Jun 2, 2014 5:49 pm

Lucius and St. Paul and The Broken Bones were two standout acts at this year's Nelsonville Music Festival.

We hope you enjoy these clips, shot and produced by WOUB students Jason Chiappino and Merle Tilk.

Mon, Jun 2, 2014 12:16 pm

Music was in the air, and so was a full rainbow of colors as the Color Dance Music Festival returned to Poston Lake in Stewart this past weekend for a triumphant second year.

The atmosphere featured live music starting Friday afternoon and into the early hours of Sunday morning. On Saturday, attendees enjoyed a clear sky, warm temperatures and each other's company.

At every turn, conversations were struck up with random strangers and of course color was in abundance.

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