2014 Nelsonville Music Festival Lineup Expands, 12 Acts Added – Ray Wylie Hubbard, Shakey Graves, Pokey LaFarge & More


NELSONVILLE, Ohio- Stuart’s Opera House presents the 10th annual Nelsonville Music Festival on May 29 June 1, 2014 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. Headlining the 2014 Nelsonville Music Festival on Saturday, May 31st are The Avett Brothers! A new round of lineup additions join them including Ray Wylie Hubbard, Shakey Graves, Pokey LaFarge, Grupo Fantasma,  Pierced Arrows, The Men, Michael Hurley, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Saintseneca, Motel Beds, Tweens, and Tim Pfaff. Many more acts for NMF 2014 are still to be announced so be sure to stay tuned! The 10th annual Nelsonville Music Festival will feature four days of music and over 40 bands on multiple stages all weekend long  along with camping, kids activities, local artisan vendors, food, beer garden, and much  more.h camping, kids activities, local artisan vendors, food, a beer garden, and much more. Weekend passes for all four days are on sale now for $100, the price will raise from there until the gate price the weekend of the festival so get yours while they are cheap! Camping passes and VIP Weekend passes to the festival are also on sale now.  Tickets and more information can be found nelsonvillefest.org or by calling (740) 753-1924.

Joining Saturday night’s headliner The Avett Brothers are a diverse and exciting round of artist announcements! Outlaw country songwriting legend Ray Wylie Hubbard will make a trip to Nelsonville in 2014, joined by a pair of exciting acts that have risen through the Americana ranks the past few years, Austin’s Shakey Graves and St. Louis’s Pokey LaFarge. Grammy winners and acclaimed Latin musicians Grupo Fantasma and underground rock and roll legends Pierced Arrows will play NMF along with up and coming acts in The Men and Detroit’s Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas. Legendary songwriter Michael Hurley returns for his 7th Nelsonville Music Festival. And this round of announcements includes a group of great acts from Ohio: Saintseneca (Columbus), Motel Beds (Dayton), Tweens (Cincinnati), and Tim Pfaff (Athens). Many more acts are still to be announced including more headliners!

Billboard has called Nelsonville Music Festival “one of the best kept secrets of the U.S. music festival circuit”, and Andrew Bird said, “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 works with Rural Action and their Appalachian Zero Waste Initiative to be a Zero Waste event, diverting almost 90% of the waste created in 2013! Past performers have included Wilco, The  Flaming Lips, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, John Prine, The Avett Brothers, Cat Power,  Iron & Wine, Andrew Bird, Neko Case, Yo La Tengo, George Jones, Gogol Bordello, M.Ward, 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 10th annual Nelsonville Music Festival on May 29-June 1, 2014 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio. This year’s festival will be headlined on Saturday, May 31st by The Avett Brothers who join a lineup including Ray Wylie Hubbard, Shakey Graves, Pokey LaFarge, Grupo Fantasma, Pierced Arrows, The Men, Michael Hurley, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Saintseneca, Motel Beds, Tweens, and Tim Pfaff with many more acts still to be announced. Weekend passes are on sale now for only $100 (plus fees and including parking), weekend passes will go up in price several times before the festival weekend. VIP Weekend Passes and Camping are also available. Single day tickets will be available in Spring 2014. Tickets and more information is available at www.nelsonvillefest.org or by calling (740) 753-1924. You can also find the Nelsonville Music Festival on Facebook and Twitter.