Stuart’s Opera House presents the 14th annual Nelsonville Music Festival, May 31-June 3, 2018 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. Our third round of the lineup was announced daily throughout April and early May, featuring tune-yards, Tank & The Bangas , Deer Tick, Ron Gallo, and many more.They join a lineup that already includes headliners George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic (Saturday, June 2), The Decemberists (Friday, June 1), Ani DiFranco (Sunday, June 3), and The Black Angels (Thursday, May 31). Many more bands still to be announced! Four days of music featuring over 60 bands on multiple stages all weekend long with camping, kids activities, artisan vendors, food, beer garden, and much more. Weekend passes for all four days are on sale now for $150 (with no fees), and the price will go up as we get closer to the festival weekend. Weekend passes for Nelsonville residents and teens are only $75, and kids 12 and under are free. Camping passes and VIP weekend passes to the festival are also on sale now. Tickets will be going up in price soon. Tickets and more information can be found nelsonvillefest.org or by calling (740) 753-1924.
The 14th annual Nelsonville Music Festival will feature music from George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, The Decemberists, Ani DiFranco, The Black Angels, tune-yards, Tank and the Bangas, Deer Tick, Alvvays, Kevin Morby, Mission Temple Fireworks Revival featuring Paul Thorn & The Blind Boys of Alabama, Nick Waterhouse, The Gories, Middle Kids, Colter Wall, Earthless, Blueprint, Antibalas, Wooden Shjips, Michael Hurley, Ron Gallo, Charlie Parr, Sunflower Bean, Bedouine, The Weather Station, Mary Lattimore, Michael Nau & The Mighty Thread, Haley, Heynderickx, Birds of Chicago, River Whyless, Caroline Rose, A Hawk and A Hacksaw, Twain, Combo Chimbita, Dead Horses, Shannon Lay, White Mystery, J.D. Hutchison & Realbilly Jive, Lung, The Worn Flints, Counterfeit Madison, EYE, Bill MacKay, Fred Longberg-Holm, Larry Yes, Radattack, Kay Carter Project, Justin Gordon, Coal Cave Hollow Boys, Megan Bee, Smizmar, Rattletrap Stringband, Weedghost, Nicholas Littlehouse, Stuart’s Afterschool Bands, DJ Barticus and DJ Johnny Clift, Boxcar Square Dance, Hongo Gonzo Liquid Light Show, and a few more still to be announced.
NMF has an exciting new venture this year- we’re building a Mini Ramp and offering lessons, free skates, and professional skate demos at the festival and invite you to help us make that happen! The Nelsonville Music Festival is hosting an Indiegogo campaign to help us make the NMF Mini Ramp a reality and we have awesome perks for our supporters too! Get limited edition stickers and t-shirts, private skate sessions, a Skate NMF skateboard deck, a chance to tag the Mini Ramp, introduce a band on the boxcar stage, and much more. Help make another great addition to NMF a reality! You can donate and support this project on Indiegogo at https://igg.me/at/SkateNMFor visit our website at www.nelsonvillefest.org and find out more. As in previous years, the Boxcar Area is FREE to everyone, so this Mini Ramp will be accessible to everyone, no tickets needed.
Billboard has called Nelsonville Music Festival “one of the best kept secrets of the U.S. music festival circuit”, and in our 14th year NMF continues to gain fans who want a music festival with a more personal experience. Set in the beautiful rolling hills of Southeast Ohio, this intimate festival offers live music from a variety of genres on multiple stages from national, regional, and local acts. Catch live music on multiple stages: NMF features a main stage, a picturesque Porch Stage, the intimate No-Fi Cabin featuring artists performing with no electricity, and our FREE Boxcar Stage with music performed from an old train car turned into a stage backdrop and mural. The Nelsonville Music Festival strives to have a positive impact on our community and environment and we are a Zero Waste event, diverting over 92% of the waste created at the festival from the landfill in 2017 with recycling and composting. All kids 12 and under are free and the festival features a huge kids area with activities all weekend. The AV Club and Ohio Magazine have named NMF as the “Best Music Festival in Ohio”, and Time Out Chicago has called it “one of the Midwest’s best festivals”. Past performers have included Wilco, The Flaming Lips, Willie Nelson, Ween, Loretta Lynn, Gillian Welch, John Prine, The Avett Brothers, They Might Be Giants, Randy Newman, Merle Haggard, Iron & Wine, Yo La Tengo, George Jones, Emmylou Harris, Courtney Barnett, and many more. The Nelsonville Music Festival is a production of Stuart’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.
Stuart’s Opera House presents the 14th annual Nelsonville Music Festival, May 31-June 3, 2018 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College at 3301 Hocking Parkway in Nelsonville, Ohio featuring George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic (Saturday), The Decemberists (Friday), Ani DiFranco (Sunday), The Black Angels (Thursday), tune-yards (Sunday), Tank & The Bangas (Saturday), Deer Tick (Friday), Alvvays, Kevin Morby, Mission Temple Fireworks Revival featuring Paul Thorn & Blind Boys of Alabama, Tickets and information are available at nelsonvillefest.org or by calling (740) 753-1924. You can also find the Nelsonville Music Festival on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.