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Sun, Jun 2, 2013 8:56 pm

It was a case of "deja vu all over again" on Saturday, June 1 as another heavy storm rolled in to Nelsonville, stopping Mavis Staples' set short and creating a nearly two-hour delay before Wilco took the main stage.

Wet weather notwithstanding, it was another great day at the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival, with dozens of acts entertaining thousands of people on three stages.

Sun, Jun 2, 2013 6:14 am

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Enjoy these videos of Lee Fields and The Expressions and Nick Tolford & Company, filmed May 31 at the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival.

For more information about the artists and the festival, visit www.nelsonvillefest.org.

Sat, Jun 1, 2013 12:11 pm

Despite a two-hour rain delay on Friday night, the second day of the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival went off without a hitch, with thousands of people enjoying music, food and--for most of the day--sunshine.

Day three of the fest boasts a stellar lineup including Jonathan Richman, Calexico, Sharon Van Etten, Mavis Staples and headliner Wilco.

Enjoy these photos from WOUB contributor Sarah Laubacher and WOUB staffers Bryan Gibson and Joan Butcher.

Tue, Jun 4, 2013 6:48 am

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Enjoy these videos of Athens, Ohio, bands Hex Net and The D-Rays in performance at the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival, produced by WOUB students and staff.

The festival continues through Sunday, June 2, with headliners Cat Power, Wilco and John Prine joining over 40 other local and national acts.

Visit www.nelsonvillefest.org for a complete schedule.

Fri, May 31, 2013 3:07 am

The 9th annual Nelsonville Music Festival kicked off with a bang on Thursday, with several local and national acts providing high-energy tunes that kept the audience dancing until the night's end.

Enjoy these photos by WOUB contributor Sarah Laubacher.

Wed, May 29, 2013 12:44 pm

This weekend, thousands of people will converge on the little town of Nelsonville, Ohio, for one of the nation's best music festivals. This year's Nelsonville Music Festival boasts one of the best lineups yet, with headliners Wilco, John Prine, Cat Power and Gogol Bordello joining over 50 other acts on three stages.

Fri, May 24, 2013 4:31 pm

Marietta, Ohio, native Mark Kelso will offer a concert of uplifting piano music and songs on Wednesday, May 29 at Arts/West in Athens.

Kelso is founder and CEO of Muddy Angel Music, a music education and production company and recording studio specializing in transformational music. 

His music catalog of over 20 CDs is played throughout the world in hospitals, hospices and healing services.

Thu, May 23, 2013 2:46 pm

Jeff Tweedy is a busy man. Besides being an in-demand record producer and a music fest organizer, the Wilco front man is hitting the road this summer with his band, which is scheduled to play the Nelsonville Music Festival on June 1. WOUB talked with Tweedy about his summer plans, his recent studio work and how fans can request a song to be played at NMF.

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