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Wed, Jun 25, 2014 11:41 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.

On this episode, host Josh Antonuccio talks with Athens, Ohio, singer-songwriter Laura Nadeau, who performs three songs: Kate Wolf's "Across The Great Divide" and two of her original compositions, "Eiler Avenue" and "Let This Remind You."

Wed, Jun 25, 2014 11:40 am

On this episode of The Gladden House Sessions, Josh Antonuccio talks with Pomeroy, Ohio, singer-songwriter Ben Davis, Jr., who performs two original compositions: "Fine" and "The Day Before Payday."

New episodes will be posted on woub.org/arts every Monday and Tuesday through July.

Wed, Jun 25, 2014 11:44 am

WOUB Public Media, in partnership with the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies and the Nelsonville Music Festival, is proud to present a new video series, The Gladden House Sessions, filmed at this year's Nelsonville Music Festival.

In this, our debut episode, self-described "organic moonshine roots" musician Valerie June performs two songs and chats with Gladden House host Josh Antonuccio. New shows will be posted on woub.org/arts through July.

Fri, Jun 6, 2014 2:11 pm

Country Jubilee (photo provided)

Music will fill the air again in Worthington Park this summer. Friday night will see the launch of the 22nd year of Music in the Park. The activity will start in Worthington Park at 7 p.m.

Thu, Jun 5, 2014 5:19 am

The 7th Annual Ribs, Rhythm & Blues is scheduled for this Saturday, June 7 at Chesterhill's Union Hall Theater, featuring delicious dishes and top-notch talent.

The non-profit theater is presenting internationally acclaimed blues artist Teeny Tucker and her seven-piece band as this year's entertainment. 

Tucker's 2013 release, Voodoo To Do You, reached number five on the Living Blues Radio Chart. Her Sun Sessions TV episode, recorded live in 2011 at the famous Sun Studio in Memphis, aired on PBS TV stations in 376 U.S. markets.

Thu, Jun 5, 2014 4:55 am

Enjoy this collection of photos of the 2014 Nelsonville Music Festival, courtesy of photographers Jasmine Beaubien, Joan Butcher and Sarah Laubacher.

For more photos, videos and articles on this year's fest, visit http://woub.org/tags/2014-nelsonville-music-festival.

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.