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Saturday | York Press

Review: Richard Thompson and The Rails, Grand Opera House, York

YOU don't go along to a Richard Thompson concert expecting to find a guitarist who threatens to eclipse the great man.

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Saturday | Music-News.com

Skinny Lister reveal '5 Cities Tour' dates

Skinny Lister are excited to announce their Five Cities Tour 2014. This October the folk band that is Skinny Lister will bring their incredible live show to Manchester, Bristol, Leicester, London and Brighton and will exclusively play their forthcoming new album in full for the first time ever.

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Related Topix: The Levellers

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

'It cannot be that the son of these tears should perish.'

St. Augustine was an absolute pain in the derriA re to St. Monica . Consumed with selfishness and pride, he went through a large portion of his life satisfying his own needs, breaking his mother's heart into pieces.

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Related Topix: God, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Aquarius Papers

The Isle of Wight 1969 - An Incredible Festival

Today begins the 45th anniversary of the 1969 Isle of Wight Music Festival! I'm focusing this year on 1969 since it came just after Woodstock and these two marked the beginning of something huge.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England

Alabama Live

Drivin N Cryin singer Kevn Kinney, before solo Huntsville show, tells stories behind 10 of...

At his height of Drivin N Cryin's early-90s popularity, singer/guitarist Kevn Kinney would go into a treble-gashing yelp on songs like "Fly Me Courageous" and his voice sounded like it was, in a beautiful way, about to fall apart.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Kevn Kinney, Huntsville, AL, Life, Food, Food Festival, Entertainment

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

The Tramps to Guest on The Jimmy Star Show Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

The Tramps will be a guest on The Jimmy Star Show live radio/tv show Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 from 3-5 pm ET PRLog - Aug. 28, 2014 - NEW YORK -- The Tramps will be a featured guest on The Jimmy Star Show live radio/tv show hosted by King of Cool Jimmy Star along with Cool Man About Town Ron Russell and Hollywood Vixen Deidra Sarego to discuss ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Tramps, New York, us Travel, Travel

The Austin Chronicle

Had Me a Real Good Time

You know it's a big night at the Sahara Lounge when co-owner Topaz McGarrigle and the staff roll out not one, not two, but three crock pots of downhome cookin'.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Faces, Steve Marriott, Folk, Ronnie Lane, Rod Stewart, Austin, TX, Travis County, TX, Music, Entertainment

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Atheists Feel Awe, Too

In Elizabeth Gilbert's brilliant novel The Signature of All Things , Alma Whittaker, the central character who was born in Philadelphia in 1800, is destined for a highly unconventional life as a woman in science.

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Related Topix: Books, The Signature of All Things, God, Entomology, Science

Oxford Times

Crowd recognise a folk legend

With a 50th anniversary to celebrate, last weekend's festival will go down in folk history as the last Towersey Festival to be staged in Towersey - and on top of all that it was the first to feature a performance by Richard Thompson.

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Related Topix: Richard Thompson, Fairport Convention, Folk

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Yahoo!

Reclusive Rodriguez sells out Kings Park

Absence makes the heart grow fonder - and sells tickets, if Rodriguez's gig at Kings Park on November 7 is anything to go by.

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Las Vegas Review Journal

Bob Dylan's 'Basement Tapes Complete' out November 4

Bob Dylan's Basement Tape Bootleg Series will not be blowin' in the wind - instead, they are all being released in a six-disc set on November 4 by Columbia Records.

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Related Topix: Saugerties, NY, Pop/Rock, The Band, Music, Entertainment

Daily Camera

Golf course recovery meeting set for tonight in Louisville

The public is invited to a community meeting tonight on the disaster recovery project at Coal Creek Golf Course in Louisville.

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Related Topix: Louisville, CO, Story

Beach Metro Community News

Entertainment Beat

The 11th annual Beach Celtic Festival is set to hit Kew Gardens on Saturday and Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance

This is Local London

Frank Turner talks about On Blackheath, playing Greenwich's O2 and his new record

With a gig at the O2 and numerous festival gigs under his belt, not to mention an album virtually written and a forthcoming headline festival gig at Blackheath, folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner has had a 'relaxed' year.

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Related Topix: The Levellers

The Wichita Eagle

'Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!' an eccentric, witty look at pop music history

The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce."

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Related Topix: Story, Pop/Rock, Saint Etienne, John Lennon, Entertainment

Forward

Jill Sobule's Adaptation of 'Yentl' Hews Closely to Isaac Bashevis Singer's Groundbreaking Work

Somehow it seems absolutely right that the woman who wrote and sang the MTV hit "I Kissed a Girl" and "Supermodel" is penning the slightly subversive, excellently wry and humorous music and lyrics for "Yentl."

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Related Topix: Jill Sobule, Celebrities, Vocal, Barbra Streisand, Theater, Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Beverly Hills, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Golden Gate Xpress

Hardly Strictly Music Festival enters 14th year of free bluegrass and more

Well into the fall semester, unemployed students living off the Dining Center's food and scraping away the leftovers from their financial aid checks may find themselves broke and bored, wishing they had somewhere to go.

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Related Topix: Rodriguez, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Colorado Daily

NIXON: From comic frame to film

The idea of watching Hollywood heavyweights slap on the spandex and beat the crap out of each other draws up levels of joy usually reserved for sniffing glue.

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Related Topix: Rodriguez, Frank Miller, Doc Brown, TX, Movies, Entertainment

JamBase

Bob Dylan & The Band Basement Tapes Complete Release

The latest installment of Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series will present the most complete version yet of "The Basement Tapes" recordings he made with The Band in 1967.

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Related Topix: The Band, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Country, Soul, Curtis Mayfield

Banbury Guardian

Fog on the Tyne will be ours at the Mill

Fog on the Tyne will be drifting south as The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, recaptures the magic of Lindisfarne on September 11. Members of the Geordie group, Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell, will be telling the story of the hit 70s band through music, words and visuals in their show entitled Lindisfarne The Story.

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Related Topix: Story

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