Nelsonville Music Festival 2018

Date(s) - May 31, 2018
12:00 am

The 14th annual Nelsonville Music Festival takes place on May 31 – June 3, 2018 at Robbins Crossing on the campus of Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio!
The first round of lineup announcements for NMF18 includes:
The Decemberists (headlining Friday, June 1), Ani DiFranco (headlining Sunday, June 3), Alvvays, Kevin Morby, Mission Temple Fireworks Revival featuring Paul Thorn & Band and Blind Boys of Alabama, Middle Kids, Colter Wall, Antibalas, Wooden Shjips, Earthless, Sunflower Bean, Charlie Parr, River Whyless, Twain, Shannon Lay, and Counterfeit Madison.
NMF18’s round two announcements include: 
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic (headlining Saturday, June 2)The Black Angels (headlining ThursdayMay 31), Nick Waterhouse, The Gories, Blueprint, Michael Hurley, Bedouine, The Weather Station, Michael Nau, Haley Heynderickx, Bill MacKay, and Justin Gordon. 


Presented by Stuart’s Opera House, a non-profit historic theater and performing arts center in Nelsonville, NMF features over 60 musical acts in four days on multiple stages plus on-site camping, kids activities, food, a beer garden, artisan vendors, and much more. A festival where the focus is on the music and the experience, with the proceeds benefiting a historic non-profit theater and its programming throughout the year. NMF has been named the Best Festival in Ohio by The AV Club, one of the Best Festivals in the Midwest by Time Out Chicago, and the Best Music Festival in Ohio by Ohio Magazine.

Billboard has called Nelsonville Music Festival “one of the best kept secrets of the U.S. music festival circuit”, and in our 14th year NMF continues to gain fans who want a music festival with a more personal experience. Set in the beautiful rolling hills of Southeast Ohio, this intimate festival offers live music from a variety of genres on multiple stages from national, regional, and local acts. Catch live music on multiple stages: NMF features a main stage, a picturesque Porch Stage, the intimate No-Fi Cabin featuring artists performing with no electricity, and a FREE Boxcar Stage with music performed from an old train car turned into a stage backdrop and mural.

Tickets and information are available at or by calling (740) 753-1924.


Robbins Crossing