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

First dates, new friends at legendary bar
Shows are scheduled for Nov. 18 and 20
Indie-pop singer-songwriter performed at OU on Nov. 13

NPR Music

Arts

Theater, music, exhibits, children's activities on tap
Jim Shirey won First Place Photography for his piece "Asclepias"
Retired electrician creates a stir on Facebook with "junk art"
The Golden Dragon Acrobats will perform Oct. 15
Music, magicians, zoo animals at third annual fest
Artist Skip Rohde will speak on Oct. 13
WOUB's Marlena Scott visits Hocking College for the annual music/outdoor activities fest
OU Russ Professor of Chemical Engineering Srdjan Nesic will give a short talk before the film on Oct. 14

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