Wilco, Cat Power, John Prine & Gogol Bordello Headlining 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival

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Lee Fields & The Expressions, Joe Pug, Bindlestick Family Circus, Los Hacheros, Flying Clouds Of South Carolina, You Black Kettle, Hex Net, Rattletrap Stringband, Leah Nairn join the lineup for the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival!!!

Stuart’s Opera House presents the 9th Annual Nelsonville Music Festival, May 30-June 22013at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. Nelsonville Music Festival is headlined by Wilco, Cat Power, John Prine, Gogol Bordello, Mavis Staples, Sharon Van Etten, Calexico, Jonathan Richman, Screaming Females, David Wax Museum, Wooden Indian Burial Ground and many more all weekend long.

The Nelsonville Music Festival continues to be one of the best in the region and one of the most unique music festivals in the country. Past performers have included The Flaming Lips, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, The Avett Brothers, Iron & Wine, Andrew Bird, Neko Case, Yo La Tengo, George Jones, M.Ward, and many more.

Described by Andrew Bird (who performed in 2012) as being “It’s the perfect size festival. Any bigger and you’d lose something.”, the Nelsonville Music Festival continues to be one of the best in the region and one of the most unique music festivals in the country. Set in the beautiful, rolling hills of Southeast Ohio, this small and intimate festival continues to gain fans who want a music festival with a more personal experience.

Catch live music on multiple stages including a small “no-fi” cabin and a picturesque porch stage in addition to our main stage. We take pride in offering a warm, accepting environment where local artisans can sell and be recognized for their work, where local, regional and national musicians instill their awe-inspiring talents and festival goers can relax and enjoy the fruits of our regional flavor. The Nelsonville Music Festival offers multiple stages of music all weekend long along with camping on site, kids activities, local art vendors, food, and a beer garden. The Nelsonville Music Festival is a production ofStuart’s Opera House, a historic, non-profit theater located in Nelsonville that features over 75 events a year including live music, theater, films, educational programming and more. You can find out more about Stuart’s by visiting stuartsoperahouse.org.

Nelsonville Music Festival 2013 Lineup:

 

Wilco, Cat Power, John Prine, Gogol Bordello, Mavis Staples, Sharon Van Etten, Calexico, Jonathan Richman, Tift Merrit, The Coup, Reigning Sound, Wild Belle, He’s My Brother She’s My Sister, Screaming Females, David Wax Museum, Brown Bird, Field Report, Shilpa Ray, Endless Boogie, Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, The Honeycutters, Michael Hurley, Lucius, Cotton Jones, William Tyler, Catherine MacLellan, Wooden Indian Burial Ground, Old Light, Wussy, The Sundresses, Nick Tolford & Company, Wheels On Fire, The D-Rays, County Pharoahs, J.D Hutchison, Jerry David Decicca, Olentaggy John, Todd Burge, Unmonumental, J.J Reed, Weedghost, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Joe Pug, Bindlestick Family Circus, Los Hacheros, Flying Clouds Of South Carolina, You Black Kettle, Hex Net, Rattletrap Stringband, Leah Nairn & Many More…

 

Links:

Nelsonville Music Festival Website
Nelsonville Music Festival Facebook
Stuart’s Opera House Website

 

Wilco, Cat Power, John Prine & Gogol Bordello Headlining 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival

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May 30-June 2 In Nelsonville, Ohio

Nelsonville Music Festival 2013 Lineup:

 

Wilco, Cat Power, John Prine, Gogol Bordello, Mavis Staples, Sharon Van Etten, Calexico, Jonathan Richman, Tift Merrit, The Coup, Reigning Sound, Wild Belle, He’s My Brother She’s My Sister, Screaming Females, David Wax Museum, Brown Bird, Field Report, Shilpa Ray, Endless Boogie, Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, The Honeycutters, Michael Hurley, Lucius, Cotton Jones, William Tyler, Catherine MacLellan, Wooden Indian Burial Ground, Old Light, Wussy, The Sundresses, Nick Tolford & Company, Wheels On Fire, The D-Rays, County Pharoahs, J.D Hutchison, Jerry David Decicca, Olentaggy John, Todd Burge, Unmonumental, J.J Reed, Weedghost & Many More…

 

Links:

Nelsonville Music Festival Website
Nelsonville Music Festival Facebook
Stuart’s Opera House Website

“I came away from Nelsonville thinking: ‘I want to do more festivals like these where I can really do what I want and not feel like I’ve got to give the stadium-career-making-by-the-numbers show’. It’s the perfect size festival. Any bigger and you’d lose something.” –Andrew Bird

Stuart’s Opera House presents the 9th Annual Nelsonville Music Festival, May 30-June 22013at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. Nelsonville Music Festival is headlined by Wilco, Cat Power, John Prine, Gogol Bordello, Mavis Staples, Sharon Van Etten, Calexico, Jonathan Richman, Screaming Females, David Wax Museum, Wooden Indian Burial Ground and many more all weekend long.

The Nelsonville Music Festival continues to be one of the best in the region and one of the most unique music festivals in the country. Past performers have included The Flaming Lips, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, The Avett Brothers, Iron & Wine, Andrew Bird, Neko Case, Yo La Tengo, George Jones, M.Ward, and many more.

Set in the beautiful, rolling hills of Southeast Ohio, this small and intimate festival continues to gain fans who want a music festival with a more personal experience. Catch live music on multiple stages including a small “no-fi” cabin and a picturesque “porch” stage in addition to our main stage. We take pride in offering a warm, accepting environment where local artisans can sell.

Weekend passes for all four days are on sale now$110, the price will raise from there until the gate price the weekend of the festival of $130 for a weekend pass. Single day tickets are now available too! VIP Weekend passes are also available along with camping and RV passes. Tickets and more information can be found nelsonvillefest.org

Savannah Stopover Music Festival Announces Final Lineup + Schedule

Savannah Stopover’s 2013 Lineup Includes

of Montréal, The Whigs, Merchandise, Mac DeMarco, Ducktails, Jonathan Toubin’s Soul Clap & Dance Off, Dent May, Delicate Steve, Ambassadors,Turbo Fruits, Snowmine,The Last Bison, Ben Sollee, Ponderosa, Country Mice, Cheyenne Mize, Filligar, Bronze Radio Return, Royal Canoe, Sean Bones, Yip Deceiver, Levek, Calvin Love, Henry Wagons, You Won’t, Field Report, The People’s Temple, this mountain, Christopher Paul Stelling, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, William Tyler, Jacco Gardner, Mercies, Pree, Mobley, Chris Cohen, Shark?, Sun Club, The Wild Feathers, We Can’t Enjoy Ourselves, Chelsea Light Moving (Featuring Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, VietNam, The Coathangers, Alex Bleeker & The Freaks, PUJOL, The Suzan, Single Mothers, Hunters, Young Buffalo, The Dunwells, Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes, Road Kill Ghost Choir, Moon King, Naomi Punk, Fine Peduncle, Blessed Feathers, Heyrocco, Little Tybee, Talk Normal, BRAIDS, Prince Rama, Diarrhea Planet, HAERTS, Kopecky Family Band, Leagues, Hott MT, Crystal Bright & The Silver Hands, Vensaire, Autumn Owls, End of America, Sun Country, Stop Light Observations, Colorfeels, PAN, Suburban Living, Beach Day, Swear & Shake, Les Racquet

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Savannah Stopover Festival Announces More Artists

Savannah Stopover Festival Announces More Artists Including Chelsea Light Moving (Featuring Thurston Moore) VietNam, PUJOL & Fossil Collective
March 7th- 9th, 2013 Savannah, GA

Savannah Stopover’s 2013 Lineup Includes

of Montréal, The Whigs, Merchandise, Mac DeMarco, Ducktails, Jonathan Toubin’s Soul Clap & Dance Off, Dent May, Delicate Steve, Ambassadors,Turbo Fruits, Snowmine,The Last Bison, Ben Sollee, Ponderosa, Country Mice, Cheyenne Mize, Filligar, Bronze Radio Return, Royal Canoe, Sean Bones, Yip Deceiver, Levek, Calvin Love, Henry Wagons, You Won’t, Field Report, The People’s, Temple, this mountain, Christopher Paul Stelling, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, William Tyler, Jacco Gardner, Mercies, Pree, Mobley, Chris Cohen, Shark?, Sun Club, The Wild Feathers, We Can’t Enjoy Ourselves, Chelsea Light Moving (Featuring Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth, VietNam, The Coathangers, Alex Bleeker & The Freaks, PUJOL, The Suzan, Single Mothers, Hunters, Young Buffalo, The Dunwells, Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes, Road Kill Ghost Choir, Moon King, Naomi Punk, Fine Peduncle, Blessed Feathers, Heyrocco, Little Tybee, Talk Normal

About Savannah Stopover Music Festival
Created in 2011 by MusicFile Productions, a Georgia based LLC; Savannah Stopover is a three-day music festival that takes place the weekend prior to SXSW in Savannah’s famed historic district. Dates for the 2013 Festival are March 7th – March 9th. Visit the official Savannah Stopover site for all the details.

Savannah Stopover Music
Over 70 bands, most of which are en route to SXSW, will fill Savannah’s clubs and venues with the best up and coming acts. Bands have been hand-curated across multiple genres to represent an ideal microcosm of emerging excellence. Highlights include of Montreal, Chelsea Light Moving (featuring Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth), The Whigs, Merchandise, Mac DeMarco, Ducktails, Dent May, Turbo Fruits and dozens more.

Savannah Stopover Hospitality
Savannah is nicknamed “The Hostess City” for good reason. Bands are treated to the best in Southern food, drink, merriment and hospitality and given the opportunity to stay in local Savannah homes. Biscuits and gravy for breakfast is not out of the question! Festivalgoers get to immerse themselves in the shamelessly social mayhem of the South’s most beautiful, vibrant and creative small city.

Savannah Stopover Special Events

Opening Night: Savannah is home to SCAD- the Savannah College of Art and Design- one of the nation’s most prestigious art schools. SCAD students, along with countless other area students and artists, create band posters for each Stopover band. The artwork will be showcased at an opening night art party and concert featuring The Last Bison on March 7th.

of Montreal Concert In The Park: Savannah Stopover, in Partnership with Visit Savannah, is hosting a free concert in the city’s historic Forsyth Park, featuring Athens, GA legends of Montreal on Friday night, March 8th.

Soul Clap and Dance Off: The festival goes retro on Saturday night March 9th with Jonathan Toubin’s legendary New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance Off, spinning rare 60’s soul on 45-RPM vinyl.

Savannah Stopover Fun
Savannah’s open container laws make it one of only a few places in the U.S. where merriment takes to the streets. This year’s festival will include the now infamous late night DJ after parties in the Artist Lounge, afternoon stages with beer, bar-b-cue and sliders and many more special events to be announced. In Savannah, you’re never more than a short walk or Pedicab ride away from your next musical adventure.

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Savannah Stopover Festival Announces Initial Lineup Including of Montreal, The Whigs, Mac DeMarco + Merchandise

Savannah Stopover’s 2013 Initial Lineup Includes

of Montréal, The Whigs, Merchandise, Mac DeMarco, Ducktails, Jonathan Toubin’s Soul Clap & Dance Off, Dent May, Delicate Steve, Ambassadors,Turbo Fruits, Snowmine,The Last Bison, Ben Sollee, Ponderosa, Country Mice, Cheyenne Marie Mize, Filligar, Bronze Radio Return, Royal Canoe, Sean Bones, Yip Deceiver, Levek, Calvin Love, Henry Wagons, You Won’t, Field Report, The People’s, Temple, this mountain, Christopher Paul Stelling, Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, William Tyler, Jacco Gardner, Mercies, Pree, Mobley, Chris Cohen, Shark?, Sun Club, The Wild Feathers, We Can’t Enjoy Ourselves… many more to be announced!

Savannah Stopover Tickets

Tickets will go on sale 11/27 at noon.
Ticket Prices are as follows:
Limited Early Bird 3 Day Passes: $50.00
VIP 3 Day Passes: $120
Regular 3 Day Passes: $75.00
1 Day Pass: $30.00

About Savannah Stopover Music Festival
Created in 2011 by MusicFile Productions, a Georgia based LLC; Savannah Stopover is a three-day music festival that takes place the weekend prior to SXSW in Savannah’s famed historic district. Dates for the 2013 Festival are March 7th – March 9th.

Savannah Stopover Music
Over 70 bands, most of which are en route to SXSW, will fill Savannah’s clubs and venues with the best up and coming acts. Bands have been hand-curated across multiple genres to represent an ideal microcosm of emerging excellence. Highlights include of Montreal, The Whigs, Merchandise, Mac DeMarco, Ducktails, Dent May, Turbo Fruits and dozens more.

Savannah Stopover Hospitality
Savannah is nicknamed “The Hostess City” for good reason. Bands are treated to the best in Southern food, drink, merriment and hospitality and given the opportunity to stay in local Savannah homes. Biscuits and gravy for breakfast is not out of the question! Festivalgoers get to immerse themselves in the shamelessly social mayhem of the South’s most beautiful, vibrant and creative small city.

Savannah Stopover Special Events

Opening Night: Savannah is home to SCAD- the Savannah College of Art and Design- one of the nation’s most prestigious art schools. SCAD students, along with countless other area students and artists, create band posters for each Stopover band. The artwork will be showcased at an opening night art party and concert featuring The Last Bison on March 7th.

of Montreal Concert In The Park: Savannah Stopover, in Partnership with Visit Savannah, is hosting a free concert in the city’s historic Forsyth Park, featuring Athens, GA legends of Montreal on Friday night, March 8th.

Soul Clap and Dance Off: The festival wraps up Saturday night March 9th with Jonathan Toubin’s legendary New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance Off, spinning rare 60’s soul on 45-RPM vinyl.

Savannah Stopover Fun
Savannah’s open container laws make it one of only a few places in the U.S. where merriment takes to the streets. This year’s festival will include the now infamous late night DJ after parties in the Artist Lounge, afternoon stages with beer, bar-b-cue and sliders and many more special events to be announced. In Savannah, you’re never more than a short walk or Pedicab ride away from your next musical adventure.

Counting Crows Stage AE Pittsburgh 7/23/12 Pictorial

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Counting Crows came to @Stage AE in Pittsburgh on July 23 with their Outlaw Roadshow Tour that was amazing to put it mildly. Hopefully you caught our coverage of We Are Augustines and Field Report. Next Week our writer Ian Eldge (follow him on twitter @AudioRat) will give us a feature story about Adam Duritz and the great thing he is doing with this tour…
For now enjoy some of our favorite photos from the show last week.

Field Report Will Not Forget The Plot

Ian Eldge of PMM with Field Report

We all were “bloodied from the brawl” delivered by Chris Porterfield’s new project Field Report. Their onslaught of  subtle quiet melodies and interweaving dynamic song delivery eased the Pittsburgh crowd into a pure listening den. All settled in for the their short but fantastic set. Judging by the interactive eye contact, and acknowledging movement of the band, they were on a mission to let the songs be their vehicle on this spectacular evening at Stage AE. Porterfield doesn’t rely on singularity or front man disease. It would be hard to do with Counting Crows captain, Adam Duritz, sitting like a proud patriarch stage left during the whole set. He sees the quality of the canvas that his band provides. Porterfield was ready to mix the sonic palette with lulling colors.

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Years ago when the rest of Eau Claire band Deyarmond Edison – a band which also featured Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and future Megafaun members – pulled up the stakes and decided to relocate to North Carolina, Porterfield made the decision to set up shop in Milwaukee with local talent and Field Report was formed. Field Report, recorded and live, features Porterfield, who also plays guitar, Nick Berg on keys, Travis Whitty on bass, Damian Strigens on drums, Jeff Mitchell on baritone guitar, and Ben Lester on pedal steel.

One doesn’t require keen investigative skills to realize the evidence of a caring band. Songs should be nurtured and allowed to materialize over time. In discussions with FR, prior to their show, we talked about the process of writing and playing “small ball”. Using the baseball analogy FR doesn’t look for the “long ball”. “The songs require a quiet delivery”, states Porterfield. He also states that the band ” tries to remember who they are” and realizes that sometimes it’s harder to hold back and fold to the temptation of playing loud. They remain true to the songs in live setting as well. They eased into their set and recognized the quiet pocket within minutes of their first number. The audience was absorbed into Porterfield’s storytelling while the band locked down the soundtrack.  Lyrical strengths abound with songs like “I Am Not Waiting Anymore”. (lyrics below)

I am red in tooth and claw God’s favorite child, bloodied from the brawl This bitterness was killing me all along I am not waiting anymore I am not waiting anymore

Blowing through time like nickel slots in a windowless room, on a credit card: flash it like a semaphore- a vague, drafty metaphor- I am not waiting anymore

I’ve been a keen eyed observer of the movements of concentric parts of bodies of bones and breasts and unmapped chambers of hearts

Sand in hand has turned to glass a Jeroboam filled with a life that’s passed Toss it off the balcony and listen for the crash I am not waiting anymore

I spent eight long years working on my screenplay it’s a teen movie with young actresses that plays to the middle aged

I have read between the lines I have been wrong every time It burned up on the alter, but I am fine I am not waiting anymore I am not waiting anymore I am not waiting anymore

Field Report has been very gracious of the experience of touring with The Counting Crows. Adam Duritz and his crew have acted as a supportive family for the band.  The relationship certainly exemplifies the good karma of a man who uses his fame to pay it forward. A lesson all of us can learn to appreciate and model ourselves after. We anxiously await their new release due to drop in September. Field Report will be playing a hand full of dates with the Counting Crows and some on their own. Catch them if you can.

For the full interview you can listen here: FieldReport

Story by: Ian Eldge Audio interview: Ian Eldge & Alan Welding photos: Alan Welding