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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.

Tue, Nov 13, 2012 9:43 am

The Ohio University School of Music will host a visting artist recital entitled "Music of Argentina and the Andes," Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. in the Glidden Hall Recital Hall.

Visiting artists Pablo Salcedo and Oscar Puebla have traveled from Mendoza, Argentina, where they are faculty at Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. The duo will be in residence at Ohio University for a week of performing and teaching.

The recital will feature a unique mix of Andean music, original works and traditional music of Argentina, Bolivia and Peru.