Music and Arts

Our year-end "best of" lists continue on with Radio Free Athens DJ Doug "Rat" Brooks.

Brooks shares some of his favorite albums of 2014, including releases by Shovels & Rope, Supernobody and Lydia Loveless.

"Aquabear 2015" will feature 24 bands from the Buckeye State
Columbus-based bluegrass band performs in WOUB's Studio A

WOUB Music Blog

Twenty local acts will perform at Casa Cantina, Tony's, Over Hang, Jackie O's
Athens singer-songwriter's picks include Beck, Angel Olsen
Donkey Coffee owner's picks include Ty Segall, Rosanne Cash, Sturgill Simpson

NPR Music


Partnership between Athens Area Citizens for the Arts and Wayne National Forest will improve federal, state efforts to support community-based activities
Display will premiere Dec. 6 following Logan Santa Parade
Eighteen entries will be displayed Dec. 2-Jan. 2
"Autonomy vs. Shame" will be on display through Dec. 22
Fourth time Beacon School has received artist-in-residence grant
Three students have been nominated for scholarship, one to compete in annual festival
Famous printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. will sell and sign posters off wall
Classic film is re-interpreted as a live 1940s radio broadcast