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Thu, Jul 17, 2014 11:00 am

A music festival with a purpose will again spring up in Logan on Saturday, Aug. 2, aimed at raising funds and awareness of the homeless in Hocking County.

In its second year, Inspirefest is a music festival and much more. Activities range from motorcycle runs to fire spinning.

New to the festival this year is a cardboard city, an opportunity for people to experience a hint of how the homeless live.

Levi Brown, 17, will be a senior at Logan High School this year. He started the festival and serves as Inspirefest’s chairman.

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 9:43 am

WOUB Public Media, in partnership with the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies and the Nelsonville Music Festival, is proud to present The Gladden House Sessions, a 15-part video series.

On this episode, Athens, Ohio, singer-songwriter Adam Remnant previews new songs from his upcoming solo debut.

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 11:26 am

Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville will present an evening of authentic Cuban music this Thursday, with Havana's Conjunto Chappottin y Sus Estrellas taking the stage at 8 p.m.

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 10:00 am

July is a busy month for Los Angeles-based world music group Fishtank Ensemble. After playing several dates in the Midwest, the band travels to our region this Thursday for a show at the Adelphia Music Hall in Marietta.

Listen to a live performance and interview, recorded in the WOUB studios.

Mon, Jul 14, 2014 5:58 am

WOUB Public Media, in partnership with the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies and the Nelsonville Music Festival, is proud to present The Gladden House Sessions, a 15-part video series.

On this episode, Cincinnati old time/roots trio The Tillers discuss their DIY background and perform three songs: "Migrant's Lament," "The Morning Blues" and "Down at the Bottom."

Tue, Jul 15, 2014 10:29 am

Ohio Brew Week, Athens' 10-day celebration of Ohio's craft beer industry, kicks off Friday, July 11.

While the main focus is on craft brewing, there's plenty of OBW-related entertainment scheduled throughout Athens County.

Here's a rundown of the musical acts who will be performing July 11-19:

July 11

Ohio University Inn: Rock-N-Roast kickoff featuring Backwords (5 p.m.)

Wed, Jul 9, 2014 8:03 pm

The name and message behind the Rootwire Transformational Arts Festival will continue into its fifth year this month, however the event has left its roots in Logan and will take place at Sunshine Daydream Memorial Park in Terra Alta, West Virginia.

The music and art festival will be held July 17-20 with artistic expression at its core. Rootwire will not only include a lineup of dozens of musicians such as Tipper, Shpongle, Beats Antique and EOTO, but also performance art, live painting, workshops, spiritual ceremonies and more.

Thu, Jul 10, 2014 6:57 am

WOUB Public Media, in partnership with the Ohio University School of Media Arts & Studies and the Nelsonville Music Festival, is proud to present The Gladden House Sessions, a 15-part video series.

In this episode, former Athens County resident Justin Gordon is joined by his wife, Ellen Williamson, and cellist Joe Kwon of The Avett Brothers.

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