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Mon, Dec 3, 2012 6:06 pm

Mark Hellenberg reviews Late Last Summer, the first collaboration between legendary pianist/composer Dick Hyman and his daughter Judy, fiddler for the folk-rock band The Horse Flies.

Sun, Dec 2, 2012 12:02 pm


One of the world's top indie-rock bands and a legendary folk singer-songwriter will grace the main stage at next year's Nelsonville Music Festival.

Grammy-winning acts Wilco and John Prine will headline the 2013 fest, being held May 30-June 2 on the Hocking College campus.

Word of the announcement spread quickly overnight on social media, according to Stuart's Opera House Marketing and Promotions Coordinator Brian Koscho.

Thu, Nov 29, 2012 10:36 am

This Saturday is the six-month midpoint to the Nelsonville Music Festival and Stuart's Opera House is celebrating in style.

For the first time, Stuart’s is hosting a bash at Rollerbowl Lanes in Athens, complete with live local music, beer, a raffle and of course, bowling.

Tue, Nov 20, 2012 10:30 am

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra  (SEOSO) will perform its annual Holiday Pops Concert on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville. 

Conducted by SEOSO Music Director Dr. Laura Schumann, the concert will feature a number of holiday favorites, including "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," "Stille Nacht," selections from A Charlie Brown Christmas and "Santa at the Symphony."

Mon, Nov 19, 2012 12:46 pm

Human Cannonball's Jesse Remnant talks about his band's long-awaited new album, Let's Be Friends, a collage of powerpop melodies, catchy guitar hooks and sweet harmonies, all fueled by a driving rhythm section. (VIDEO)

Fri, Nov 16, 2012 3:20 pm

The Supersuckers--the self-proclaimed "greatest rock 'n' roll band in the world"--are poised to take The Adelphia Music Hall by storm with the help of Athens surf-rock stalwarts The D-Rays on Monday, Nov. 19.

Thu, Nov 15, 2012 5:28 pm

Jazz fans will be treated to everything from bebop to The Beatles during the Ohio University School of Music's Fall Jazz Night on Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. in Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

The evening will include performances by Jazz Ensembles I and II and the Jazz Percussion Ensemble.

Ohio University Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies Matt James is directing Ensemble I, which will feature a mix of original and classic selections.

Wed, Nov 14, 2012 1:09 pm

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Iris Dement will bring her signature blend of country, gospel and folk to Stuart's Opera House this Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.