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SOME of the country's top folk acts are set to grace the stage at an acclaimed music festival in the heart of the National Forest later this summer.
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The writer/actor/teacher, who runs SoulOTheatre, has been an impassioned advocate of one-person shows since her nana took her to see Lily Tomlin's The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe in the 80s.
What happens when every guy at your coffee shop starts rocking long hair and a beard? If you're Devendra Banhart , you ditch the hippie costume, start playing around with a synthesizer, and release a new album.
Despite prolific output with the Gourds over the past two decades, co-frontman Kevin Russell deserves to have the term "side project" dropped from his other local group given the merits of Gulf Coast Museum .
Details: The concert will feature several affiliate organizations of the Gaston Arts Council.
It's also going to be slightly shocking for those familiar with Penner's earlier records, marked as they were by well-crafted story songs that drew on the former Albertan's work with the homeless and dispossessed.
Though I remember being assigned to sing "I've looked at life from both sides now" in the third grade choir, it wasn't until purchasing 1991's Night Ride Home when I fully jumped aboard the Joni Mitchell train.
Artist Jack Zajac said learning earlier this year that his bronze sculpture was among the last works of art ever seen by President John F. Kennedy left him feeling "reverential." Zajac's small sculpture of a bound goat was among a collection of impressive artwork that decorated the president's Fort Worth hotel suite in hopes of creating something ... (more)
The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., will host a special screening of "Don McLean: American Troubadour," with special guests Don and Patrisha McLean, Sunday, June 2, at 6 p.m. Don McLean is one of America's most enduring singer/songwriters and is forever associated with his classic hits "American Pie," "Vincent," "Crying" and "Castles in the Air." ... (more)
Peggy Seeger said it best with a new song that she had penned for her brother Pete's 94th birthday.
The Museum of the City of New York today announced a star-studded line-up of musicians and writers for a special concert to benefit the upcoming exhibition Folk City.
They record and drink with Shane MacGowan from The Pogues, count Niall Horan from One Direction and Bressie as celebrity fans and friends, have recorded with film star, Patrick Bergin, performed at the recent Cycle Against Suicide and guested with Joe Rooney on Celebrity Come Dine with Me Ireland, playing for Rosanna Davison.
For the first time ever, Grammy-winning folk duo the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, will embark on a national symphony tour in the United States.
ArtsQuest's Musikfest Cafe has added blues guitarist Popa Chubby, "Classic Albums Live - The Beatles," "The Music of Simon & Garfunkel performed by AJ Swearingen & Jonathan Beedle," "Big Shot - The Ultimate Billy Joel Experience" and Bethlehem-based rockers Billy Bauer Band to its summer lineup.
A town judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a drugged-driving case against Kerry Kennedy, ex-wife of Gov.
Thirty "Coachella-type" rock bands on three stages over two days in late August at the Monterey County Fairgrounds, that's the enticing recipe for the inaugural First City Festival.
"I'M just glad Steve and Phil have let me sing more than one song!" joked double bass player Miranda Sykes as she wrapped the opening set of the evening.