events_sidebar_calendar_header.gif

Athens Community Music Festival
CLICK ON IMAGES TO VIEW THE GALLERY

community_header.jpg
visitors_guide.jpg
best_of_athens.jpg

SoA12_300x60.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Home / Articles / Entertainment / Arts and Entertainment /  Festival adds some more quality names to lineup
. . . . . . .
Friday, February 24,2012

Festival adds some more quality names to lineup

Andrew Bird, Hayes Carll, among them

andrew_bird

Photo Caption: Andrew Bird has been added to the Nelsonville Music Festival lineup.

Stuart's Opera House has added some more national acts to the lineup for this year's eighth annual Nelsonville Music Festival.

Andrew Bird, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Hayes Carll, and Time and Temperature have been added to a lineup that already includes Iron and Wine, M. Ward, Roky Erickson, Dawes, Charles Bradley, Kurt Vile & The Violators, Jorma Kaukonen, and many more.

The festival will take place May 18-20 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville.

Weekend passes and individual camping passes are on sale now. To purchase passes or for more information, visit www.nelsonvillefest.org or call (740) 753-1924.

• Andrew Bird, singer, songwriter and eclectic musician, has impressed huge festival audiences at Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, SXSW, the Montreal Jazz Festival and Radio France.

• Lee "Scratch" Perry is one of the pioneers of the dub/reggae style of music, and was key to bringing it to an international audience. He is responsible for the hit record "People Funny Boy," which moved over 70,000 units in Jamaica by itself.

• Texas country singer-songwriter Hayes Carll is well respected on both the mainstream and alt.country scenes.

• Time and Temperature is a Columbus band.

 

  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
 

 
 
Close
Close
Close