Music Section

  • Speaking Suns releases first EP

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    Local indie rock outfit Speaking Suns’ first full-length album, Vanishing Country, is a reflection on the changing landscape of rural Ohio. Watch a video of track “Symmetry” after the jump.

  • Hip-hop in the street this week

    Homegrown hip-hop group Village Fam is bringing its annual Summer Jam music festival downtown in a collaboration with the Yellow Springs Arts Council. The live music and art event is 2 to 10 p.m., Saturday, August 9, at the YSAC Gallery, 111 Corry St. Members of Village Fam, which performs at 9 p.m., are, from left, Anthony Carter, Aaron Willis, Issa Walker, Brad Benning-Clark and Marcus Lamont. (Submitted photo)

    Village Fam may be Yellow Springs’ first hip-hop group, but they hope not to be its last.
    The group of born-and-raised villagers, now in their 20s, didn’t have access to local hip-hop shows when they grew up.

  • Village Harmony to perform world music

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    The World House Choir is bringing the Vermont-based teen world music singing ensemble Village Harmony to perform in the village on Monday, Aug. 11.

  • Bakari recital at Friends Care Sunday

    Martin Bakari and Sam Reich will be performing together on Sunday, Aug. 10 at Friends Care Center. (submitted photos)

    Martin Bakari will perform an original song cycle this Sunday, Aug. 10, at Friends Care Center, accompanied by pianist Sam Reich.

  • Downtown block party features hip hop, rock

    Members of Village Fam, from left, Anthony Carter, Aaron Willis, Issa Walker, Brad Benning-Clark and Marcus Lamont.

    Village Fam, Yellow Springs’ first hip-hop group is bringing its annual music festival downtown this Saturday.

  • A balance of buskers and business in the village

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    A staple of downtown Yellow Springs, the local street music scene may soon change with a new, self-regulating policy approved Monday by Village Council.

  • Council approves new policy on street music

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    The local street music scene may soon change with a new, self-regulating policy approved Monday by Village Council. Read the new policy here.

  • FMC concert to benefit Glen Helen

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    Friends Music Camp, or FMC, will present its 31st benefit concert on Saturday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m., at Mills Lawn. Proceeds will benefit Glen Helen.

  • Schumacher benefit on Sunday

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    A musical benefit for local musician Carl Schumacher will take place this Sunday, July 6, at 2 p.m. at the Seniot Center.

  • Local roots show at Summer Music Bash

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    Blues riffs, DJ scratches, hip-hop beats and R&B harmonies will mingle in the hot July air in downtown Yellow Springs at an upcoming celebration of local music.

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