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This weekend Lancaster kicked off its fifth annual Roots and Blues Festival. Sixty-seven artists on 11 different stages, from cities and towns all over the U.S. joined in. Advertisement. "We're a lot of blues, funk and soul. Pretty much all the roots," musician Vanessa Collier said. The festival is an idea that's ...
Jefferson Hamer, an acoustic folk and electric roots musician, and Stephanie Coleman, a fiddler and banjo player, will provide music. Reservations, which are required, are due by March 12. West Kortright Centre membership is encouraged but not required, organizers said. For more information, visit ...

Roots musicians Keiran Kane and Rayna Gellert visited MTSU and WMOT's Wired In sessions to play songs from their new album The Ledges, a spare duo recording made by themselves last summer in a cabin in upstate New York. "If you like the show, you're going to love this record, because it's exactly ...
Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Alex Ashley has promised an evening of original blues and Americana roots music when he and his band, The Resolve, perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Kay White Hall. Ashley is no stranger to Vashon. His family -- grandparents on both sides, aunts and ...
A blues and roots musician from Houston who calls himself The Mighty Orq roared through a set with the unique instrument on the patio of Brazos Valley Brewery. If you were there for that show, you know what I mean. Neither I nor the rest of the spectators could believe the sounds that came out of a small ...
Performing will be two Grammy-nominated roots musicians: Tony Trischka, one of the country's preeminent banjo players, who has inspired a generation of bluegrass and acoustic musicians; and guitarist Michael Daves, a noted booster of NYC's thriving bluegrass music community and in-demand teacher ...

Roots musicians Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore realized a couple years ago that, even though they've been friends for decades, they hadn't ever played together. They've set about correcting that with acoustic duo shows, including one at The Palms Playhouse (13 Main Street in Winters) on Saturday ...
They are American roots musicians, many of whom were "ignored in their communities for decades," which prompted Mr. Duffy to step in and help. In 1994, he founded the music Maker Relief Foundation, which helps them cover basic living expenses as well as promote and develop their careers.
Baugus produced his next CD Long Steel Rail with legendary American roots musician Tim O'Brien producing. He has collaborated on albums with a host of old-time, country, and roots musicians, including April Verch, the Lonesome Sisters, Dirk Powell, Willie Nelson, and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.
Rizzio is a roots musician drawing on Country influences. For her, those roots have personal resonance. The name "Washashore Cowgirl" refers not only to her current home in Rhode Island, but also to the East Texas Bible Belt where she was raised. Some locals in Rhode Island call a person who settles ...
... Rob Fortin and Curtis Driedger, a group of accomplished Peterborough roots musicians who came together to establish an annual Christmas ...
Byron Bay Blues Festival - Held every year since 1990, the festival brings blues and roots musicians to Australia. Chesapeake Bay Blues ...
... impressive cast of country and roots musicians including singer-songwriter Amanda Shires, with whom he reimagines Madonna's "Borderline ...
... film center, continues its 2017-18 "Keeping the Fires Burning" series with up-and-coming Johnson City roots musician Amythyst Kiah.
... with the wind - whether the record companies get behind the artist or not -- it follows that the roots musician would have to be very strong.
HENDERSONVILLE - The Center for cultural Preservation, WNC's cultural history and documentary film center, continues its 2017-18 Keeping ...
In a program of the Center for cultural Preservation, songster and musician Amythyst Kiah will perform Nov. 10 at Blue Ridge Community ...

Heralded Austin-based blues/roots musician and songwriter Johnny Nicholas will reissue his long out-of-print 1977 album, Too Many Bad ...
... the charts with her pop crossover hit, "I Hope You Dance," and been welcomed into the Americana community as a real-deal roots musician.
music and lyrics: Folk-roots musician Tom Day performs at Good Nights in Bunbury on Friday, October 27 before touring the country on his ...
They are American roots musicians, many of whom were "ignored in their communities for decades," which prompted Mr. Duffy to step in and ...
J ust before fiddler Eliza Goodell embarked on a musical goodwill tour to Japan in mid-November, roots musician Patrick Ross asked the Newbury, Vt., teenager to open for his new dance band Atlas Key's concert at Alumni Hall in Haverhill on Saturday. And even though she'd be playing a Strauss waltz on ...
roots musician and Byron Shire local Xavier Rudd at Byron Bay Local Court during a previous appearance. Northern Star. Use this content.
But as country and roots musicians like Caleb Keeter, Rosanne Cash, Jason Isbell, and Margo Price have all made clear through their recent ...
Their older brother, Peter Rowan, with whom they often play, is one of America's most respected roots musicians with a distinguished history ...
Free performances Oct. 19-20 on a stage next to the site's visitor center will feature Arkansas roots musicians. • Wiederkehr Wine Festival ...
With veteran roots musician Steve Dawson returning to produce and contribute some tasteful string work, it's easy to hear how much Matt has ...
Over his long and remarkable career, the modest roots musician Chris Hillman mostly has blended into whatever ensemble he joined. His face ...
roots musicians including Beat Root Revival, Ernie Durawa with Will Knaak, the Drakes with Redd Volkaert, the Mike Cross Band, the John ...
Rawlings, Welch, and the backing players use the same instruments available to any roots musician, but very little roots music sounds quite like ...
They are American roots musicians, many of whom were "ignored in their communities for decades," which prompted Mr. Duffy to step in and ...
... also supplies carefully chosen banter, including historical anecdotes of his encounters with elder roots musicians from across the South.
I see myself as a roots musician and a writer. I think what I do is earthy. I think that roots music - country soul, folk, rock 'n' roll, singer songwriters - I think it is all singers of the same hand.
roots musician Charlie Parr will be visiting WORT to do a live studio session this Friday at noon on his way to play The Stoughton Opera House later that night along with Willy Tea Taylor.
The musical collaboration brings together some of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive and re-imagine traditional music for modern ears.
Western New York veterans Housing Coalition has combined efforts with Buffalo Blues Benefit for Veterans to create a Veterans music campaign, designed to raise money by hosting concerts and through the sale of CD and merchandise.
The Lomax Project "collaboratory" brings together distinctive roots musicians to revive, recycle, and reimagine traditional music.
An organic, grass roots musicians' revolution. Now though, we are seeing the emergence of a more commercially minded take on DIY, one that draws on the practices of its predecessor but that combines them with the big label model to take full advantage ...
The musical collaboration brings together some of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and re-imagine traditional music for modern ears.
An organic, grass roots musicians' revolution. Now though, we are seeing the emergence of a more commercially minded take on DIY, one that draws on the practices of its predecessor but that combines them with the big label model to take full advantage ...
DANIEL LAPP QUARTET Victoria-based fiddler and roots musician leads his quartet in a tribute to Chet Baker. Apr 7-8, 8 pm, Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave.
This unique musical collaboration brings together some of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and reimagine traditional music. It blows the dust off of old songs and remakes them for modern ears. The ...
(AllHipHop News) The roots musician Questlove has been nominated for a top American cookery writing award. The 46-year-old teamed with author Ben Greenman to release a food book, titled something to food about: Exploring Creativity with Innovative ...
Pomfret-native roots musician Tristan Henderson joins fiddler Pete Sutherland for a session of traditional square- and contradancing at Damon Hall in Hartland on Sunday night at 7. Nils Fredland calls the steps.
Presented by Jenny Brook Bluegrass, the concert brings together some of the top young roots musicians in the Northeastern U.S.
There's a new vein of roots musicians in the style of Texas roots musician Shakey Graves and he's part of it.
roots musician Amos Lee also joins Jennifer to collaborate on "Very Last Country Song," from Sugarland's 2008 album, Love on the Inside.
roots musician Amos Lee also joins Jennifer to collaborate on "Very Last Country Song," from Sugarland's 2008 album, Love on the Inside .
Another winner from the weekend was former Terang roots musician Rhys Crimmin, who won the festival's inaugural busking award.
Martin Harley is an English roots and blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, with a growing global rep. He will be joined by bassist Daniel Kimbro, who produced Harley's last record in his home city of Nashville, Tennessee.


 

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