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2 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Lib at Large: Regaining her famous voice, Joan Baez returns to the world stage

Courtesy of Diamonds and Rust Productions Joan Baez will perform in a May 11 benefit at Dominican University's Angelico Hall for her granddaughterA*s school in Fairfax.

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Related Topix: Joan Baez, Dominican University, South America, World News, Brazil

6 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

Tickets still available for legendary Lightfoot in concert at CUP

In the music world, Gordon Lightfoot may very well be the idol of icons. When listening to a Lightfoot recording, Bob Dylan was reported saying, he "doesn't want the song to end."

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Related Topix: Gordon Lightfoot, North America, Canada, World News,

10 hrs ago | USA Today

See musical highlights from British Path 's huge archive

I love this footage of the folk singer at the height of her career. In the beginning we hear her sing We Shall Overcome, but my favorite part is about halfway through, when we see Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.

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Related Topix: Joan Baez, Weather

10 hrs ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

Folk band come to South Petherton

KAN are made up of Brian Finnegan and 2014 BBC Folk Musician of the Year Aidan O'Rourke .

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13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Neil Young's lo-fi cover of Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind' part of deluxe box set

Neil Young surprised fans on Record Store Day with a vinyl-only release, "A Letter Home," through Jack White's Third Man Records.

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Related Topix: Bob Dylan, Pop/Rock, Burbank, CA, Bert Jansch

18 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Pete and Toshi Seeger Celebrated Musically by Local Musicians

The loss this past January of musician, activist, pioneer, and humanitarian Pete Seeger prompted an outpouring of tributes and appreciation from all corners of the world.

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Related Topix: Pete Seeger, Fort Lauderdale, FL

22 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Folk concert set for Saturday

The Clipper City Folk Series will present Lee Nichols and Tony Hodges in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 502 N. Eighth St. Nichols and Hodges have been making music together for more than 30 years.

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Related Topix: City Folk

Yesterday | Thetelegraphand Argus

Folk star Cara Dillon to perform at Saltaire

Folk star Cara Dillon is performing at Victoria Hall, Saltaire , tomorrow, previewing songs from her new album A Thousand Hearts to be released next month.

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Related Topix: Billy Connolly

Wed Apr 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Joseph Haj and PlayMakers Rep to Take PERICLES to Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Feb-Nov 2015

Joseph Haj , producing artistic director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is leading a team of artists from PlayMakers to mount a production of William Shakespeare 's "Pericles" at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival .

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Related Topix: Talent, OR, The Red Clay Ramblers

Gay.com

Sadly, NBC Confirms 'No Truth' to 'Will & Grace' Reunion

Whispers of a possible Will & Grace reunion special began circulating the through the interwebs yesterday after The WOW Report published a piece saying the "gay-mazing" reunion was in the works.

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Related Topix: Will and Grace, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sean Hayes

Canada.com

Folk Festival unveils eclectic lineup, including Bruce Cockburn, Rufus Wainwright

There really are only so many words to describe the annual announcement of the Calgary Folk Music Festival's lineup, so many terms to encapsulate what the weekend will undoubtedly bring.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Canada Travel, Calgary, Canada Travel, Travel, Patty Griffin, Trampled by Turtles, Bluegrass

Canada.com

Bruce Cockburn, Jayhawks, Fishbone among Calgary Folk Festival highlights

There really are only so many words to describe the annual announcement of the Calgary Folk Music Festival's lineup, so many terms to encapsulate what the weekend will undoubtedly bring.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Canada Travel, Calgary, Canada Travel, Travel, Patty Griffin, Trampled by Turtles, Bluegrass

BroadwayWorld.com

Frederick, the Selfish Giant & More Set for Chicago Children's Theatre's 2014-15 Season

Two world premiere children's musicals helmed by A-list Chicago theater artists - Leo Lionni's Frederick, directed by Stuart Carden, and Wonderland, Alice's Rock & Roll Adventure, co-created by Michael Mahler and Rachel Rockwell , were announced today as the opening and closing productions of Chicago Children's Theatre's 2014-15 season.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Michael Smith, Chicago, IL, Recreational Vehicle, Award

The Daily Advertiser

Cycle Zydeco kicks off new Music & Market season

The Seventh Annual Cycle Zydeco bicycle tour begins on Thursday morning at Hotel Acadiana in Lafayette.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Arnaudville, LA, Opelousas, LA, Ville Platte, LA, Entertainment

Herald Gazette

Bonfield to perform solo show

Fingerstyle guitarist Bonfield has performed throughout the United States for more than 20 years.

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Related Topix: John Fahey

River Front Times

Homespun: Rulers, Rulers in Paradise / Rulers in Blood

It was a welcome return to power-pop form when Brian Wiegert and a few of his bandmates from the late quartet Team Tomato regrouped as Picture Day and released an EP last year.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Paradise, The Strangers, Guided by Voices, The Kinks, Music, Entertainment

Londonderry Today

Local singer, Maranna, to pull up Spiegeltent pegs on Sunday

Local traditional singer Maranna McCloskey will be one of the finale acts during this year's Pan Celtic Festival in Londonderry.

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Related Topix: Capercaillie, Celtic

The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

News from the Mother Country

Thanks to Blair Bainbridge for the news that today is the release date for the new Smithsonian Folkways album Long timea€¦ Seldom Scene by the legendary Seldom Scene .

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Related Topix: The Seldom Scene, Bluegrass, Brothers, 505 Games, Starbreeze, Video Games

Charleston City Paper

Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings polish up their traveling boots

Gillian Welch, with Dave Rawlings, will revisit music from throughout her career at the Charleston Music Hall on April 27 "We've become a little skittish.

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Related Topix: Gillian Welch, Charleston, SC

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Concert Tour

Leonard Cohen's Impact on Folk Music

Leonard Cohen's impact on folk music is immeasurable. The longtime singer/songwriter is widely considered to be a poet first, and a musician second - but that's only if you have to choose.

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Related Topix: Leonard Cohen, Arts, Poetry, Judy Collins

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