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  • Open Stage Night Showcases Local Talent

    As the clock struck 8 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2017, Bruce Dalzell took a seat on the stage, strummed his guitar, introduced himself and welcomed the audience to Open Stage Night at The Front Room Coffee House. With a guitar in hand, he began to play, covering Bruce Springsteen’s...
  • Andy Grammer Delivers Upbeat Performance at Memorial Auditorium

    Pop music fans of all ages packed inside Ohio University’s Memorial Auditorium on Monday night, laughing and dancing to the pre-show music coming from the speakers. Fans waited not-so-patiently for 33-year-old pop icon Andy Grammer to appear on stage and blow them away. As Grammer took the stage, the...
  • Haffa’s Record Store To Close, Interest In Vinyl Still Thrives

    Walking into Haffa’s at 15 W. Union Street presents an ironic twist to anyone listening intently to the music being played. Surrounded by such a large selection of vinyl from artists new and old, visitors who wander into the store might not expect an iPod to be supplying the...
  • The Sound Crowd

    Sitting on a wheeled chair in the dimly lit campus studio, James Probel glides from the Rupert Neve 5088 mixing board to the desktop computer. He grabs the mouse and clicks play in the Logic Pro X software. The sound of bass guitar and drums played by the band...
  • X Ambassadors Deliver an A-Plus Show

    Hundreds of fans gathered in the Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium on Monday night to see alternative rock band X Ambassadors. The group gained popularity with their single “Renegades” in late 2015, and “Unsteady” is currently on the Top 40 charts. Rock group Northern Faces was successful at getting a seated...
  • Dustin Lynch gives Athens “One Hell of a Night”

    Despite the bleak weather outside, country fans flocked to campus Friday night to see country artist Dustin Lynch perform. The show started off with a bang and didn’t falter for a second. The lively music was accompanied by spectacular special effects involving strobe lights and fog. Opening for Lynch...
  • Migos to Headline #15 Fest

    After the #Fest lineup was announced a few weeks ago, the grayed-out box on the lineup graphic left attendees wondering who the mystery headliner would be. The headlining artist on the ticket this year is Migos, infamous for its No. 1 song in the country, “Bad and Boujee” (“Raindrop....
  • #FEST Announces Phase One of Lineup

    For 15 years, Athens has been home to the nation’s largest collegiate music festival, The Number Fest, presented by Prime Social Group. With previous headliners including The Chainsmokers, G-Eazy and Kendrick Lamar, PSG never fails to bring big names to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. This year, headlining...
  • Elle King Takes the Stage at Ohio University

    The Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium was abuzz Tuesday night with excitement and anticipation as concertgoers waited for Elle King to take the stage. Country singer Paul Cauthen opened for King with a selection of songs primarily from his album My Gospel. He greeted the crowd with a charming, “How...
  • Daya and PUBLIC Don’t Let Athens Crowd Down at Concert

    The Temple-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium was full of excitement Thursday night when pop star Daya came to town. Before Daya took the stage, and before the opening band PUBLIC began its set, the auditorium buzzed with energy. Cincinnati-based band PUBLIC, which opened for Daya, quickly got the crowd on their feet....
  • Local Breakaway Music Festival Drops Huge EDM/Hip-Hop Lineup

    The Breakaway Music Festival is making a return to Columbus this year with a lineup that hip-hop and EDM fans won’t want to miss. Prime Social Group (known for putting on Country Night Lights and #FEST) and Peerless Management have teamed up to bring Breakaway back to Columbus. The festival is set to...
  • Developing a Focus

    After two and a half years spent studying the ins and outs of business and countless hours sitting through accounting and economics classes, something unexpected happened to Rob Berry while he was studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain, last year — he developed a passion for photography that began to...
  • BonjOUr, Marching 110

    Richard Suk, director of the Marching 110, stands at the bottom of a filling lecture hall in Schoonover Center. Around him, members of the band take their seats, chatting as they remove their band jackets and set their instruments aside. Dr. Suk taps the microphone clipped to his shirt,...
  • Metro Station Had Students Re-living Their Middle School Days at TBT Concert

    It’s been nearly a decade since Metro Station shook up the airwaves with their hit single “Shake It.” The band rolled into Athens Thursday with new tracks as part of Ohio University’s third annual Throwback Thursday (TBT) concert. TBT, put on by University Program Council (UPC) and the Black Student Cultural Programming Board...
  • 14 Fest Preview

    It’s a groundbreaking year in #Fest history. Featuring a brand new two-day event with overnight camping passes available, the #14Fest stage will become a platform for more artists than ever before. Outside of the main acts, #14Fest features Niykee Heaton, Slander, Nghtmre, and many more. #14Fest is just days...
  • Athens Music Listings for 4/4 – 4/9

    Tuesday April 5 Vinyl Tuesday @ Jackie O’s – 4 p.m. Bring a favorite album, and Jackie O’s will play it. It’s as simple as that. This event will be held at Jackie O’s Taproom on Campbell Street. Celtic Session @ Jackie O’s – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday April 6...
  • Athens Music Listings: March 21 – March 26

    Monday, March 21 Tuesday, March 22 Celtic Session @ Jackie O’s – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23 Open Stage with Chris Biester @ Casa Nueva – 10 p.m. Thursday, March 24 Donkey Musicians’ Open Stage @ Donkey Coffee – 8:00 p.m. Vibe & Direct + Yosemight @ Casa Nueva...
  • Review: Cole Swindell Wows Athens Crowd

    Friday night, students, adults, and young children filed into Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Despite the age gap, the general attire of the crowd seemed to include a variety of flannels, denim jackets, cowboy boots and beaded jean pockets. The atmosphere inside was relatively calm as people sat back in their...

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