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17 hrs ago | Washington Blade

Antigone Rising ready to rock Java

Female rock/country band Antigone Rising performs at Jammin Java Saturday at 6 p.m. Antigone Rising consists of founding members, sisters Cathy Henderson and Kristen Henderson, and Dena Tauriello and Nini Camps.


Yesterday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Lost in the Trees; Keith Sweat and Mint Condition; Ronnie Milsap and more

What is Lost in the Trees? An orchestral indie-rock band that deserves greater recognition.


Related Topix: Ronnie Milsap, R-N-B, Country, Keith Sweat, Suicide, Pop/Rock, Kevn Kinney, Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

Yesterday | Tallahassee Democrat

Music roundup: Alt-country's Todd Snider is the king of the shaggy dog story

This guy is defending Garth Brooks? Really? Scruffy singer-songwriter Todd Snider, the droll soul with hippie tendencies who released an album titled "Agnostic Hymns and Stoner Fables" in 2012, is about the last guy in Nashville you would expect to defend slick country superstar Garth Brooks, but that is exactly what he did during a recent, ... (more)


Related Topix: Todd Snider, Garth Brooks, Country, George Strait, George Jones, Tallahassee, FL

Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

Kristian Bush enjoys writing for you

When he writes a song, Kristian Bush of Sugarland hopes that there's a person out there who will find meaning in it.


Related Topix: Sugarland, Country, God, Atlanta, GA, Emory University

Yesterday |

Ian Anderson calls time on Jethro Tull

Ian Anderson has announced he will record and tour exclusively under his own name and that the band Jethro Tull is finished.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jethro Tull

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hudson Valley Press

19th Annual Human Rights Awards Dinner

The Orange County Human Rights Commission held its 19th Annual Awards Dinner last Thursday at The Fountains.


Related Topix: Orange County, NY, The Fountains, Warwick, NY, Newburgh, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Northern Lights Youth Choir to Perform at Katahdin Christian Academy

This Sunday evening, April 20, the Northern Lights Youth Choir will perform an inspiring concert at Katahadin Christian Academy in East Millinocket.


Related Topix: East Millinocket, ME, Millinocket, ME, God, Presque Isle, ME, Aroostook County, ME

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Festival builds on success of the past

Mel Dunster and Andy Hillhouse present this year's poster for the Harrison Festival of the Arts.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Framlingham's 150th a moving celebration

The celebrations were the first time many local people had visited the reserve and organisers said attendees were moved by the historical displays that told of the reserve's tragic past.


Related Topix: Archie Roach

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Christian Music Trailblazer Carman Launches New CD And US Tour

After a 10 year hiatus, Christian Music Trailblazer and Platinum-Selling Recording Artist Carman is set to release a new studio album, 'No Plan B,' on May 27 through his independent label Norway Avenue Records and Capital Christian Distribution.


Related Topix: Carman, Christian Music, God

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Chronicle Live

Felice will be no stranger to Cluny: North East roots music scene

An eclectic mix of musicians make up this week's North East roots music column, Alan Nichol has the latest Simone Felice has already managed to experience most of life's various adventures and he has yet to reach middle age.


Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Palenville, NY

The Indianapolis Star

Retro Indy: Kurt Vonnegut

He became one of the most acclaimed novelists of the late 20th Century, but was always a Hoosier at heart.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Breakfast of Champions, Pearls Before Swine, Indianapolis, IN, Life, Mother's Day, Holidays, Cornell University

Sunday Herald

Why Scots should vote Yes...for England's sake

Strangely, the Referendum came to mind in the iconically English setting of Burford's 12th century churchyard in the Cotswolds, where I made a discovery which triggered an interesting perspective.


Related Topix: The Levellers

Thu Apr 10, 2014

National radio of Ukraine

10-04-2014 17:14PACE calls on Russia to ensure rights of Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars in Crimea

The First Channel includes information and news narrating events in Ukraine and abroad; cycle programmes on political and social-economic subjects; literary and musical programmes, programmes for children and youth Information-musical youth channel deals with the most urgent problems of young people in Ukraine, in particular it helps to get ... (more)


Joe Duffy: Stories of the 'Children of the Revolution' need to be told

President Michael D Higgins quoted French philosopher Paul Ricoeur when he stated "To be forgotten is to die twice" earlier this week.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

A Head Full of Wishes

Originals: Sally Free and Easy by Trees

OK, I know that Sally Free & Easy wasn't originally by Trees. It was written in the 1950s by English folk singer and songwriter Cyril Tawney, but I can't help but think that the Magic Hour version was more likely a cover of the track as recorded by the English folk band Trees for their brilliant 1970 album "On the Shore".


Related Topix: Trees

Charleston City Paper

Folkie Todd Snider collects his yarns into a new book

What the Folk Festival w/ Megan Jean and the KFB, Danielle Howle, Swamp Candy, Pierce Edens and the Dirty Work, and more Todd Snider's story begins with blowing off Jimmy Buffett.


Related Topix: Todd Snider, San Marcos, TX

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Ararat Advertiser

Lake Bolac Eel Festival's 10th birthday

This year's theme of 'Return to Country' was embraced across all areas of entertainment including acoustic music, an art exhibition, environmental forum, children's activities, craft and produce market, buskers stage, indigenous culture and dancing.


Related Topix: Shane Howard

Northwest Music Scene

CD Review: Vaudeville Etiquette - Debutantes & Dealers

So what happens when you are on a small budget and you attract the attention of a legendary Seattle musician? And he offers to produce your CD? You pinch yourself that's what.


Related Topix: Trees

Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival line-up announced

The event, on July 18-20, combines music with politics and is one of the highlights of the trade union calendar.


Related Topix: The Beautiful South, Pop/Rock, The Men they Couldn't Hang