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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.

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.”