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Thu, Jan 15, 2015 9:59 am

Award-winning bluegrass group Rhonda Vincent and The Rage will return to Stuart’s Opera House this Sunday for a special matinee show at 3 p.m.

With a career that spans 24 albums, Vincent has worked with everyone from Dolly Parton and George Jones to Faith Hill. She has received more than 40 awards as a solo artist, including an unprecedented seven consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association, along with multiple Grammy nominations.

Tue, Jan 13, 2015 12:17 pm

The Foothill Folk Society, a group of individuals dedicated to teaching, promoting and preserving Appalachian arts and music, will present a performance at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 30 in the Bennett Hall auditorium at Ohio University-Chillicothe.

Wed, Dec 24, 2014 10:51 am

We're wrapping up our year-end blog posts with WOUB Music Director and Crossing Boundaries host Mark Hellenberg, who shares his top albums of 2014.

Find all of our staff and volunteer "best of" lists on our music blog at woub.org/arts.

Tue, Dec 23, 2014 2:23 pm

This is the 12th in a series of year-end blog posts by WOUB staff, volunteers and contributors. Check out all of this year's lists at this link.

As usual, my listening habits have been scattered everywhere this year. I will often binge on an artist's catalog, and this year was no different.

Mon, Dec 22, 2014 6:17 pm

Our series of year-end "best of" blog posts continue with Athens musician and Haffa's Records co-owner Andrew Lampela.

Lampela's top picks include several albums by Ohio bands, including Motel Beds, Connections, Wussy and WV White.

Mon, Dec 22, 2014 4:54 pm

This is the 10th in a series of year-end blog posts by WOUB staff, volunteers and contributors. Check out all of this year's lists at this link.

For me, 2014 was a return to regular radio after a hiatus, while finishing The Phantom Sessions recording of original music.

I managed to broadcast Jewelbox Radio on KKCR (Kaua'i Community Radio) throughout the first half of the year, and weekly all summer long on WDRT in Southwest Wisconsin, near my hometown.

Sun, Dec 21, 2014 9:51 am

This is the ninth in a series of year-end blog posts by WOUB staff, volunteers and contributors. Check out all of this year's lists at this link.

Every so often throughout its brief existence, rock is pronounced over and done with by a handful of very knowledgeable artists, critics or record execs that, by now, ought to know better. 

Thu, Dec 18, 2014 11:57 am

Our year-end "best of" lists continue on woub.org with Radio Free Athens DJ Doug "Rat" Brooks.

Brooks shares some of his favorite albums of 2014, including releases by Shovels & Rope, Supernobody and Lydia Loveless.

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