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    Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:37:17

    Nelsonville Music Festival to Feature Gogol Bordello, Mavis Staples, Wilco, Cat Power + More - It takes place May 30 through June 2 in Ohio

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    This looks like a good festival!

    The 9th Annual Nelsonville Music Festival, held May 30 through June 2 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio, will be 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.

    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. Attendees can catch live music on multiple stages including a small "no-fi" cabin and a picturesque "porch" stage in addition to the main stage. The organizers take pride in offering a warm, accepting environment where local artisans can sell.

    Weekend passes for all four days are on sale now$110 but the price will increase 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 on the Nelsonville Fest website.

    Y'all know what's next. Play festival organizer for us. Tell us who you would want on your dream festival and where and when it would be. How many stages? What type of food? Get creative!

    —Katie Sheehan
    04.16.13



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