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Mon, Jul 21, 2014 11:58 am

photo: Dusdin Condren

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 2:07 pm

Mark Kozelek (who performs under the moniker Sun Kil Moon) will steer his current tour to Louisville, Ky., this weekend, with a highly anticipated set at this year’s Forecastle Festival. 

Formerly the bandleader of the widely acclaimed band Red House Painters, Kozelek and his band mates initially developed the first Sun Kil Moon song set while dealing with a delayed release of their final album.

Fri, Jul 18, 2014 10:22 am

The sounds of Havana filled Stuart's Opera House on Thursday when Conjunto Chappottin y Sus Estrellas visited Nelsonville during their first-ever American tour. The group, now in its 58th year, is one of the top Cuban "son" groups on the scene today. We hope you enjoy these photos, courtesy of WOUB's Joan Butcher.

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 1:45 pm

Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville will welcome back acclaimed singer-songwriter Jolie Holland and her band this Saturday, July 19 at 8 p.m.

A founding member of The Be Good Tanyas, Holland has been recording solo material since the early 2000s, with notable musicians such as Mark Ribot and M. Ward guesting on her albums.

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 11:00 am

A music festival with a purpose will again spring up in Logan on Saturday, Aug. 2, aimed at raising funds and awareness of the homeless in Hocking County.

In its second year, Inspirefest is a music festival and much more. Activities range from motorcycle runs to fire spinning.

New to the festival this year is a cardboard city, an opportunity for people to experience a hint of how the homeless live.

Levi Brown, 17, will be a senior at Logan High School this year. He started the festival and serves as Inspirefest’s chairman.

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 9:43 am

WOUB Public Media, in partnership with the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies and the Nelsonville Music Festival, is proud to present The Gladden House Sessions, a 15-part video series.

On this episode, Athens, Ohio, singer-songwriter Adam Remnant previews new songs from his upcoming solo debut.

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 11:26 am

Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville will present an evening of authentic Cuban music this Thursday, with Havana's Conjunto Chappottin y Sus Estrellas taking the stage at 8 p.m.

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 10:00 am

July is a busy month for Los Angeles-based world music group Fishtank Ensemble. After playing several dates in the Midwest, the band travels to our region this Thursday for a show at the Adelphia Music Hall in Marietta.

Listen to a live performance and interview, recorded in the WOUB studios.