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Gann Brewer: 'Peddlers & Ghosts'

Mississippi born, singer-songwriter Gann Brewer is, indeed another in a line of American everyman folk singers inspired by the likes of Woody Guthrie , John Prine and Hank Williams.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Woody Guthrie, John Prine, Hank Williams, Country

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Actor Profile: Mark Sipple

There are many performers in the entertainment industry who are extremely talented and humble and a great example to others.


Related Topix: The Seekers, Australia

New Music Alert, Mark Erelli to release Master Album of Bill Morrissey songs

In life, the moments when "it all comes together" sneak up on you. For singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Mark Erelli, that moment happened one random afternoon in his basement studio.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Portland, ME

Folk Fest Day 3: Song and groove battle it out

It was during one of the Calgary Folk Music Festival's obligatory celebration-of-song workshops on a sunny Saturday afternoon when singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier turned to Jon Langford and his assembling Waco Brothers and asked "Does it have to be loud?" Apparently, it does.


Related Topix: Jon Langford, Country, Johnny Cash, Highway 61, Comedy Movies, Patty Griffin, Canada, North America, World News


Gabriel: Record label can survive

"As long as the audience is interested and keeps sustaining us then we'll deliver what we can", he said on the 25th anniversary of the label.


Related Topix: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Lansing State Journal

Concert in the Park series to feature Kitty Donohoe

The award-winning musician brings her rich, musical style to the St. Johns City Park Performance Shell July 30 in the weekly Concert in the Park series.


Related Topix: Clinton County, MI


Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag

Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.


Related Topix: Highway

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Free Republic

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Calls Constitution “Flawed”

We rely on the Supreme Court to defend the Constitution from the endless assaults on it that chip away our liberty.


Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Stephen Breyer, The Kennedys

Los Angeles Times

A mother's Southern discomfort

My daughter, Thea, a cellist, is spending the summer in Montgomery, Ala. She was thrilled to land a job there playing in the orchestra at Montgomery's Shakespeare Festival.


Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, The Kennedys, Life, Food, Vegetarian, Opinion


What's going on Saturday? (Nick Cave, Braid, Darren Hayman, A Sunny...

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Devendra Banhart, Nicole Atkins @ Prospect Park Bandshell What can you say about Nick Cave? He's a living legend and remains an absolutely magnetic live performer.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Braid, Nick Cave, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Devendra Banhart, Indie, Hefner


Newport Folk Festival Celebrates 55th Anniversary

Band of Horses perform onstage during Citi Presents exclusive performance for Citi cardmembers as part of the Evenings with Legends Series at The McKittrick Hotel, home of SLEEP NO MORE on January 30, 2014 in New York City.


Related Topix: Theater, Sleep No More, Pete Seeger


"100 Things" list brings adventure, romance

Four years ago, Jamie Rand read's " 100 Things To Do in Milwaukee " article.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Shorewood, WI, The Iron Horse

The Times Bulletin

Scarborough Fair brings the music of Simon & Garfunkel to Van Wert

New Jersey duo Jeb and Jock Guthrie brought their Simon and Garfunkel tribute, Scarborough Fair to Fountain Park in Van Wert Friday evening.


Related Topix: Simon & Garfunkel, Pop/Rock, Art Garfunkel, Van Wert, OH, Van Wert County, OH

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Monmouth Festival kicks off

A Busking Festival will be held all round the town on Saturday and Seth Lakeman, Folklaw and Hattie Briggs will be performing on the main stage.


WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Old Crow Medicine Show

Our guests today, Old Crow Medicine Show, got a fabled start to their 15 year career, singing on the street in North Carolina when none other than Doc Watson came by and gave them his blessing.


Related Topix: Old Crow Medicine Show, Doc Watson

CBS News

a Analyzing the long march to equality

It was a struggle in which violence was met with non-violence, racist hate with messages and songs of love.


Related Topix: Activism, Harry Belafonte, Black Entertainment, John Lewis, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics


The Vaccines' Justin Young guests on Steven John Adams track - listen

The Vaccines singer Justin Young has guested on the debut solo album by Steven John Adams, formerly the frontman of The Broken Family Band.


Related Topix: Alternative, John Smith


Eamonn Holmes set for Belfast Takeaway

Eamonn Holmes will be the celebrity guest announcer during Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway shows in Belfast, it has been announced.


Related Topix: Declan Donnelly, Pop/Rock, Westlife, Riverdance

Myrtle Beach Online

Newport Folk Festival celebrates 55th anniversary

The sold-out festival begins Friday with a lineup that includes Ryan Adams, Jimmy Cliff and Band of Horses along with some lesser-known acts including Rhode Island-based Death Vessel.


Related Topix: Newport Folk Festival, Country, Pete Seeger, Myrtle Beach, SC, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

O-R Online

a Bell Family Jama is a musical reunion

T. Mitchell Bell is in the middle of three generations of family members performing tonight at the Rex Theater in Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, College, Life, Thanksgiving, Holidays, Washington, PA