Music and Arts

Country music legend Merle Haggard has been booked to appear at the Nelsonville Music Festival in May.

On Friday, Stuart's Opera House made its first round of lineup announcements for the festival, including Haggard.

Others to appear at the festival are art-rock guitar virtuoso St. Vincent and rising Americana act Trampled By Turtles.

Proceeds benefit Athens-area food pantries
Musicians and regulars share thoughts on recent fire, longtime music venue

WOUB Music Blog

Richard Syracuse taught and performed in Athens for nearly 50 years
First dates, new friends at legendary bar
Shows are scheduled for Nov. 18 and 20

NPR Music

Arts

Annual uptown bash scheduled for Oct. 25
Show included 400 pieces of locally created artwork
Fundraising effort aims to raise $250,000 to upgrade 475-seat theatre
Stephenson reads some of her heartfelt, yet playful, poetry
Annual fest scheduled for Oct. 17-19 at Canter's 4-H Camp
Photos of the Chinese acrobatic touring company's Oct. 15 performance
Sean Peoples' films are being featured this week at the College Town Film Festival

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