WOUB Music Blog

Music Blog

Mon, Dec 9, 2013 10:26 am

Eddie Ashworth, a veteran record producer/engineer and Ohio University associate professor of record production and music industry studies, shares his top music picks of 2013, including albums by Juana Molina, Jason Isbell and Omar Souleyman.

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 11:42 am

WOUB contributor James Hill shares his top music picks of 2013, including albums by Billy Bragg, India.Arie, Janelle Monae and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark.

Tue, Dec 3, 2013 9:51 am

The Ohio University Performing Arts Series will welcome the critically acclaimed PROJECT Trio to the Baker Center Theater on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

The Trio, now in its fifth year, is pushing the boundaries of classical music with a high octane mix of jazz, hip-hop, and rock.

The group is drawing new audiences to classical music and reinvigorating existing fans of chamber music through innovative performances, recordings and their 66 million YouTube views.

Tue, Dec 3, 2013 9:12 am

This Thursday, eight local bands will come together for the third annual Benefest, a two-night event consisting of back-to-back performances at The Union and Casa Cantina, the proceeds of which will go towards The Gathering Place and ARTS/West.

The event kicks off Thursday at Casa Cantina, starring local acts Method Air, Fathers of the Revolution, Von Lionson and Corbin Marsh, and bleeds into a series of performances on Friday night at The Union by Bright at Night, Small Steps, Mrs. Helen Highwater and Blonde.

Tue, Dec 3, 2013 9:33 am

Stuart’s Opera House has joined #GivingTuesday for its initiative "It All Adds Up," a first-of-its-kind effort that seeks to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.

Tue, Nov 26, 2013 5:00 pm

Bluesman Reverend Freakchild stopped by the studios of WOUB on his way back home to New York City. Freakchild has been on a cross-country road trip performing and promoting his new recording of old tunes, Chaos and the Country.

Mon, Nov 25, 2013 9:32 am

Athens, Ohio band Scubadog returned to the stage after a year-long hiatus on Nov. 21. WOUB's Brooke Herbert Hayes and John Lortie documented the band's Casa Cantina show with photos and a recording of the song "David."

Fri, Nov 22, 2013 2:05 am

The 8th annual Hoopla in the Hills has released its initial lineup for the spring festival and will be releasing names of additional artists each day until New Year’s Eve.

The outdoor music festival will be held at Poston Lake Music Park in Stewart March 27-30.

Bands announced for the festival so far include two nights of Papadosio, EOTO, Keller Williams, Cosby Sweater with Joel Cummins, Up Until Now, Grammy-winning artist Chris Berry and Abou Diarrassouba, Larry Keel & Natural Bridge, EarthCry, Rumpke Mountain Boys, David Gans and Any Colour.

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