Nelsonville Music Festival

May 28, May 29, May 30, May 31, 2015
Stuart's Opera House presents the 11th annual Nelsonville Music Festival.

This years lineup features The Flaming Lips (fri), Merle Haggard (sun), St. Vincent (sat), Brandi Carlile (sun), Trampled by Turtles (thu), Built to Spill (fri), Black Lips (sat), Lucero (thu), Hurray for the Riff Raff, Elephant Revival, Oblivians, Greg Brown, Moon Hooch, Mandolin Orange, San Fermin, Michael Hurley, Natural Child, Natalie Prass, Ezra Furman, My Bubba, Ryley Walker, Sarah Neufeld, Tim Easton, Bassholes, Wooden Indian Burial Ground, Good English, Adam Torres, Soddy Daisy, Speaking Suns, Bummers, Dead Hand of Man, Weird Science, The Summoners, Darrin Hacquard, Ben Stalets, Heatwave Dance Party, DJ Barticus & John E. Clift, and many more to be announced.

Billboard has called Nelsonville Music Festival -one of the best kept secrets of the U.S. music festival circuit-.

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 97 percent of the waste created in 2014 Past performers have included Wilco, The Flaming Lips, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, John Prine, The Avett Brothers, Dinosaur Jr., 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 Stuarts 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.

WEEKEND PASS: $130 (no fees)- Good for all four days of the festival and includes parking.
VIP WEEKEND PASS: $325 (no fees)- The VIP passes provide admission to the festival as well as entrance to the VIP area. The VIP area includes a covered seating and viewing area at the front of the main stage, a dedicated cash bar, food, and access to VIP-only portable toilets, and more.
TEEN (13-17): $65
THURSDAY ONLY PASS: $45 - Trampled By Turtles, Lucero, Elephant Revival, Ezra Furman, many more.
FRIDAY ONLY PASS: $80 - The Flaming Lips, Built to Spill, Elephant Revival, Mandolin Orange, Ryley Walker, many more.
SATURDAY ONLY PASS: $70 - St. Vincent, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Oblivians, Moon Hooch, San Fermin, Natalie Prass, many more.
SUNDAY ONLY PASS: $60 - Merle Haggard, Brandi Carlile, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Greg Brown, many more.

Additional Performers are: Michael Hurley, Natural Child, My Bubba, Sarah Neufeld, Good English, Adam Torres, Soddy Daisy, Speaking Suns, Bummers, Dead Hand of Man, Heatwave Dance Party.

Cost: $130-325 weekend pass

Nelsonville Music Festival
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, Ohio
Phone: 740-753-1924
Web Site:
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