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FREE Summer Concert Series w/ Aaron Lee Tasjan
Friday, August 26, 2016 at 7:00pm

FREE SHOW, PART OF FINAL FRIDAYS ON THE SQUARE!

The weather is warming up, that means that it is time for the Stuart's Free Summer Concert Series on Final Fridays from June-September! FREE Summer Concert Series continues on August 26 with East Nashville songwriter Aaron Lee Tajsan, join us for free, live music on Nelsonville's Public Square and a beer garden too! Stylistically, Tasjan's newest release, In the Blazes, runs the gamut of American roots music, from folk, country and blues to rock & roll... read more
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Southern Culture on the Skids
Friday, September 9, 2016 at 8:00pm

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General Admission: $15 advance • $18 door  |  Box Seats (reserved): $20 advance

The Chapel Hill, NC trio Southern Culture On The Skids has been spreading the rock and roll gospel since 1983. Rick Miller – guitar/vox, Mary Huff – bass/vox and Dave Hartman – drums, play a greasy mix of surf, rockabilly, R&B and country fried garage with a side of psych. It's a musical gumbo Miller calls, "Americana from the wrong side of the tracks... read more

FREE Summer Concert Series w/ The Wild Honeybees
Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:00pm

FREE SHOW, PART OF FINAL FRIDAYS ON THE SQUARE!

The Stuart's Free Summer Concert Series on Final Fridays wraps up for the season with a high energy show from Athens' own The Wild Honeybeees! Free music right outside on the Square presented by Stuart's, and a beer garden too! Plus it's Final Fridays on the Square, so join us for art openings and exhibits, vendors, and more! Based in Athens, Ohio, The Wild Honeybees are a 9-piece, New Orleans style R&B dance band, dedicated to bringing the power of a live horn section back to the dance stage. read more
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Paul Thorn
Friday, October 7, 2016 at 8:00pm

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Reserved Seats: $20 advance • $25 door  |  Box Seats: $25 advance • $30 door

Paul Thorn has been pleasing crowds for years with his muscular brand of roots music - bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern, yet also speaking universal truths. The Tupelo, Mississippi native worked in a furniture factory, jumped out of airplanes, and was a professional boxer before sharing his experiences with the world as a singer-songwriter... read more

Fall Wine Express on the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway
Friday, October 14, 2016 at 7:00pm

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First Class: $40 advance • $45 door  |  Coach: $30 advance • $35 door

Enjoy some wine and cheese and other treats while taking a ride through the Hocking Valley. All proceeds benefit Stuart's Opera House. The coach car is a renovated historic train car with cushioned bench seats. Relive a little railway history. First Class features a more modern experience with airline-style seats, and a complimentary Stuart's Opera House wine glass is included for first class ticket buyers... read more

ABC Players present Stuart Little
October 21 and 22, 2016 at 7:00pm & October 22 and 23, 2016 at 2:00pm

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Stuart Little, the musical version of E.B. White's classic tale about a little mouse born into a normal New York family further enhances the charming story of a determined “underdog” trying to survive in a “real people's world.” Adapted by Joseph Robinette. Music by Ronna Frank. Lyrics by Joseph Robinette and Ronna Frank... read more
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Aoife O'Donovan & Willie Watson
Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8:00pm

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Reserved Seats: $22 advance • $27 door  |  Box Seats: $27 advance • $32 door


 

Stuart's welcomes an Americana double bill with Aoife O'Donovan & Willie Watson! O'Donovan will perform with her band, while Watson will take the stage as a one man band.  O'Donovan released In the Magic Hour earlier this year, a 10-song album full of the singer’s honeyed vocals mixed with gauzy, frictionless sounds: splashing cymbals, airy harmonies, the leisurely baritone musings of an electric guitar... read more

Mandolin Orange
Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 7:00pm

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Reserved Seats: $17 advance • $22 door  |  Box Seats: $20 advance • $25 door

MY BUBBA WILL OPEN THE SHOW! Stuart's welcomes duo Mandolin Orange to Nelsonville for a performance on the Stuart's stage! The pair visited before at our own 2015 Nelsonville Music Festival and won crowds over with their mix of folk, country, bluegrass, and fantastic songwriting. Take a listen to their upcoming album "Blindfaller" and you’ll hear the way it magnifies the intimacy at the heart of the North Carolina duo’s music, as if they created their own musical language as they recorded it... read more

A Backstage Evening with Steve Poltz
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 8:00pm

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General Admission Backstage Show: $15 advance • $18 door

THIS IS A BACKSTAGE SHOW! Stuart's welcomes Steve Poltz back to Nelsonville! After an opening set at Stuart's some years back, Steve gained even more fans in Southeast Ohio with his wonderful sets at the 2016 Nelsonville Music Festival. Poltz is a one of a kind songwriter, musician, storyteller, and performer and you don't want to miss him at this special backstage show at Stuart's, where the audience will sit right on the stage with the performer in this intimate setting... read more

Mavis Staples
Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 7:30pm

AT TEMPLETON-BLACKBURN ALUMNI MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM IN ATHENS, OHIO
In special partnership with Ohio University Performing Arts and Concert Series
Tickets on sale August 24th  |  Student: $22 •  Senior: $27 • General: $30

In Special Partnership With Ohio University Performing Arts and Concert Series! Mavis Staples is living, breathing history. She is an alchemist of American music, having continuously crossed genre lines like no musician since Ray Charles. Weaving herself into the very fabric of gospel, soul, folk, pop, R&B, blues, rock, and hip hop over the last 60 years, this iconic singer has seen and sung through so many changes, always rising up to meet every road... read more
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ABC Players present The Littlest Angel
December 2-3, 2016 at 7:00pm & December 4, 2016 at 2:00pm

Tickets on sale in Fall 2016!

The Littlest Angel, the story about a little shepherd boy, newly arrived in Heaven, struggling to adjust to life in the Hereafter. Adapted and directed by Celeste Parsons. December 2-3, 2016 at 7 p.m., matinee December 4 at 2 p.m. Sponsored by Intelliwave. read more
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Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 3:00pm

TICKETS ON SALE TO MEMBERS OF STUART'S OPERA HOUSE NOW at (740) 753-1924
TICKETS ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC ON MONDAY, AUGUST 29th at NOON
Reserved Seats: $25 advance • $30 door  |  Box Seats: $30 advance • $35 door

Stuart's welcomes back the "new Queen of Bluegrass" Rhonda Vincent for another special Sunday matinee! Rhonda always packs the place, so get your tickets right away. If you are a fan of bluegrass it doesn't get better than this. Vincent's career spans 24 albums and she has worked with everyone from Dolly Parton and George Jones to Faith Hill... read more
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ABC Players present The Addams Family Musical
March 17-18 & 24-25, 2017 at 7:00pm and March 19 & 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

Tickets on sale in Winter 2017!

The Addams Family Musical, Charles Addams' weird and wonderful family's devilishly delightful life shown in a new musical comedy. Book by MARSHALL BRICKMAN and RICK ELICE. Music and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA. Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams. Directed by Chris Parsons with music direction by Devin Sudman. Sponsored by Hocking Valley Bank... read more
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ABC Players present The Dixie Swim Club
May 11-13, 2017 at 7:00pm & May 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

Tickets on sale in Spring 2017!

The Dixie Swim Club, a comedy in which five Southern women who met on their college swim team gather every August over a period of 33 years to catch up and share their lives. By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. Directed by Joe Balding. Sponsored by Rocky Outdoor Gear Store. May 11-13, 2017 at 7 p.m., matinee May 14 at 2 p.m. read more
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