Nelsonville Music Festival begins Thursday

NELSONVILLE, Ohio – Stuart’s Opera House presents the ninth annual Nelsonville Music Festival from Thursday through Sunday at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College.

The four-day music festival will feature 57 bands, along with camping, children’s activities, vendors, food, a beer garden and other attractions.

Some of the bands featured during the festival will be Wilco, Cat Power, John Prine, Gogol Bordello, Mavis Staples, Sharon Van Etten, Calexico, Jonathan Richman and others.

Weekend passes for all four days are on sale for $120 (plus fees) and will also be available the weekend of the festival at the gate for $130. Single-day tickets are $50 (plus fees) for Thursday, $75 (plus fees) for Friday and Saturday, and $65 (plus fees) for Sunday.

Tickets and more information can be found www.nelsonvillefest.org.

This year’s lineup includes: Wilco, Cat Power, John Prine, Gogol Bordello, Mavis Staples, Sharon Van Etten, Calexico, Jonathan Richman, Tift Merritt, The Coup, Reigning Sound, Wild Belle, He’s My Brother She’s My Sister, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Screaming Females, David Wax Museum, Joe Pug, Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, Flying Clouds of South Carolina, Los Hacheros, Field Report, Shilpa Ray, Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, Endless Boogie, The Honeycutters, Michael Hurley, Lucius, Cotton Jones, William Tyler, Catherine MacLellan, Wooden Indian Burial Ground, Old Light, Wussy, The Makebelieves, You Black Kettle, The Sundresses, Nick Tolford & Company, Wheels On Fire, The Hiders, The D-Rays, County Pharaohs, J.D. Hutchison, Hex Net, Jerry David DeCicca, Olentangy John, Todd Burge, Adam Remnant, Rattletrap Stringband, Bright at Night, Unmonumental, Supernobody, Chris Biester, Eve Searls, Leah Nairn, J.J. Reed, Emily Prince and Weedghost.

The full schedule for the weekend is available at www.nelsonvillefest.org.