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Music Section

  • World in the house

    Last Saturday, Sept. 8, the World House Choir gave the second of four performances of ‘Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream,’ an oratorio that tells the story of a central, yet little-known, figure of the civil rights movement. Composer Steve Milloy was present, along with a standing-room-only crowd at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater. The piece was conducted by Jeremy Winston; narrator and soloists La’Shelle Allen and Keith Dean told the story in word and song. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Last Saturday, Sept. 8, the World House Choir gave the second of four performances of the oratorio, ‘Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream.’

  • Unsung civil rights activist remembered

    In an effort to bring civil rights activist Bayard Rustin’s story out of the shadows of history, a series of events, including multiple performances of an oratorio about the activist’s life, will be presented in early September.

  • Old, new friends return to CMYS

    The Akropolis Reed Quintet, “old friends” from CMYS in years past, will open the season on Sept. 23. (Photo by Gary Norman)

    Chamber Music in Yellow Springs has announced its 35th season, bringing a variety of ensembles — “Old Friends, New Friends” — to audiences in the Miami Valley.

  • Follow the music from porch to porch

    Brittany Baum, left, and Rachel Price, shown here on Baum’s backyard deck, are co-organizers of the first Yellow Springs Porchfest, to take place Saturday, Oct. 6, from noon to 7 p.m. At the event, local musicians will play for free on villagers’ porches, decks and yards. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Villagers coming together to hear local musicians. Neighbors greeting those they know and welcoming those they haven’t met before. People enjoying a beautiful autumn day outdoors, walking the neighborhoods of the village.

  • PorchFest coming to village; musicians, porches needed

    YS PorchFest is coming to the village this fall.

    Yellow Springs PorchFest, a day of music celebrating community and local musicians, is being planned for Saturday, Oct. 6.

  • Outside voices: 2018’s Springsfest

    The third annual Springsfest drew a couple thousand music lovers to the village last weekend to hear a lineup of 11 local, regional and national bands. Here Jack Dolan of indie-rock outfit Twin Peaks, of Chicago, Ill., sang to an elated — and in some cases, elevated — crowd on the lawn of the John Bryan Center. Yellow Springs resident Conor Stratton founded and organized the festival. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    The weather couldn’t have been more perfect on Saturday, July 7, for this year’s Springsfest, which featured 11 bands over 11 hours.

  • Yellow Springs’ own Woodstock returns

    Legendary Dayton indie rock band Guided by Voices will headline this year’s Springsfest. Front, from left: Bobby Bare, Jr. Rear: Kevin March, Robert Pollard, Doug Gillard and Mark Shue. (Submitted photo)

    For the third year, Yellow Springs is going to celebrate its own version of Woodstock or Lollapalooza with Springsfest, a 12-hour music festival.

  • Love and a feel-good jam band

    The Gin-Soaked Angels played a moving album release show at Peach’s Grill on Saturday, June 9. From left is Ryan Stinson, Tony Powers, Jacob Riley, Micah Mapes (on drums) and David Rivera. (Photo by Tracy Perkins-Schmittler)

    On Saturday, June 9, a local band and its cohort gathered in a circle, each with one arm around another and a cup in each one of their other hands at Peach’s Grill, toasting the show before it began.

  • All in a day: June 9th’s Street Fair and Music on Main

    The rain held off until early evening, and a sunny June Saturday lured thousands to Yellow Springs for the semi-annual street fair, Some of whom later attended the first Music on Main.

  • Antioch concert features Talib Kweli, Village Fam

    Local hip-hop group Village Fam, featuring Issa Walker, third from left, and headliner Talib Kweli, at right, will perform at Music on Main this Saturday, June 9. Music at the new festival begins at 5 p.m. (Photos, from left, Andrew White; Dorothy Hong)

    This Saturday, after Street Fair, Antioch College will host Music on Main, a concert organized by a student group called the Antioch Creative Collective, or ACC.

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