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Sun, Aug 10, 2014 1:50 pm

Uptown Athens was a beehive of activity on Aug. 9 as thousands of local residents took part in the 2nd annual Bounty on the Bricks and attended the 16th annual Athens Community Music Festival. Both events raised funds for area non-profit organizations.

Sat, Aug 9, 2014 2:31 pm

For local music fans, it doesn't get much better than this weekend's Athens Community Music Festival. Now in its 16th year, Saturday's event will feature more than 30 acts spread out across six uptown venues, with proceeds benefiting several area non-profit organizations.

Tue, Aug 5, 2014 4:43 pm

An Athens-based Ohio art collective will hold its annual pancake breakfast this weekend, utilizing local food to raise money for local music.

Aquabear Legion was founded in 2004 by Brian Koscho and Todd Jacops — two Lorain natives who now reside in Athens County. Koscho said he came to Athens in 2001 to attend Ohio University and ran in the same circles as Jacops. He said even though they grew up in the same town, it wasn’t until they were both in Athens that they made a connection.

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 12:43 pm

The second installment of TRAYSH ISLAND (titled BURNING MANG) comes to 8550 OHIO this weekend, just outside the little Appalachian town of Chesterhill, Ohio.

It's one of the more interesting gatherings of artists and musicians I’ve attended, in the absolutely drop-jawed gorgeousness that only Southeast Ohio can provide.

Fri, Aug 1, 2014 10:11 am

Now in its fourth year, The Mozart on the Green Festival will present renowned guest artists, faculty and students in performance on Ohio University's College Green (Aug. 6) and the Glidden Recital Hall (Aug. 9). This year’s series includes guest cellists Thomas Gregory and Cynthia Puls, students from The Cello Company of Parkersburg and recently appointed OU violin faculty member Dawn Wohn.

Tue, Jul 29, 2014 11:51 am

The Phillip Fox Band will be in concert for Bike Night at Millstone BBQ on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m.

The band has played together for three-and-a-half years. Two years ago, they released their first full band recording, Motor City Blood. Their newest album, Heartland, comes out Sept. 2, after a year-and-a-half of preparation.

“It’s been a long time coming,” said Fox, noting that subject matter ranges from love songs to road songs to angry songs. “It covers a lot of topics.”

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 10:20 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 our final episode, Columbus, Ohio's Saintseneca performs three songs from their ANTI Records release, Dark Arc.

Thu, Jul 24, 2014 4:33 am

The Zanesville Museum of Art’s 2014 free summer concert series, Musical Color II, continues on Saturday, July 26 with the "Good Earth Concert," to be performed by the Schubach Big Band and the Zanesville Civic Chorus.

This down-to-earth performance will feature musical numbers such as Carole King's "I Feel the Earth Move" and Pete Seeger’s "Turn, Turn, Turn."