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17 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Today's Music Picks: Reunited Nickel Creek performs at Mountain Winery

Nickel Creek is back in action, after a nearly seven-year hiatus, and the reunion coincides with the band's 25th anniversary.


Related Topix: Bluegrass

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Nickel Creek, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

Nickel Creek 's Sara Watkins , Sean Watkins and Chris Thile started out as child prodigies, then built their band into a Grammy-winning commercial force.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Punch Brothers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Tweedy, Williams pocket fees despite Taste cancellation

Hometown rocker Jeff Tweedy and alt-country chanteuse Lucinda Williams made out OK even though morning storms washed out their evening sets when the city opted to close Taste of Chicago the day they were scheduled to play.


Related Topix: Country, Lucinda Williams, Bluegrass, Life, Food, Chocolate


What's going on Thursday? (Teenage Fanclub, Veruca Salt, Sun Kil...

Teenage Fanclub, Honeyblood, Saint Rich @ Pier 84 at Hudson River Park What a treat -- Glasgow guitar pop practitioners Teenage Fanclub are stopping in NYC on their way to this weekend's Merge 25 festival for this free show.


Related Topix: Veruca Salt, Lost, Pop/Rock, Action TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Seether, Bluegrass

Tue Jul 22, 2014


LIVE: Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, 7/17/14

Thursday night at Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is usually something of a warm-up.


Related Topix: Bluegrass


Forecastle Festival 2014's Greatest Country Moments

To be clear, it's always been cool to like Dwight Yoakam. Music listeners in the "everything but country crowd" only started figuring that out in recent years.


Related Topix: Country, Dwight Yoakam, Louisville, KY, Bluegrass, Music, Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

REVIEW: Louisville's Forecastle Fest Day 3

The third and final day of Forecastle finally arrived. The fest's weekend felt much longer than, well, a weekend, though each day seemingly flew by.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Trampled by Turtles, Cincinnati, OH

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

After solo years, reunited band still has chemistry

Nickel Creek waited nearly to the end of its set last night in the Lifestyle Communities Pavilion before it planted some hope in one of its songs.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Punch Brothers

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Forecastle Festival: Nickel Creek's easy reunion coincides with guitarist's solo record

Nickel Creek's Chris Thile, left, Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins have reunited after a seven-year hiatus for the band.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Trampled by Turtles, Pop/Rock, The Replacements, California


7/17/14: Today's Tips: Thursday

FESTIVAL/MUSIC : Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm , Oak Hill. It's Day One of the four-day fest, and they're kickin' it off with a big bang by featuring the reunion of Nickel Creek, the Steep Canyon Rangers, the Deadly Gentlemen, the HillBenders, the Aoife O'Donovan Band, Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Town Mountain, the Barefoot ... (more)


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Albany, NY, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Nickel Creek reunites and takes the stage in Missoula

Grammy award winners Nickel Creek will make a stop at the Wilma Theater in Missoula August 7 as a part of their reunion tour.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Bela Fleck

Sun Jul 13, 2014


Nickel Creek (and opener Secret Sisters) wow capacity Michigan Theater crowd

An early lighting mishap at Saturday night's sold out Nickel Creek concert at the Michigan Theater, courtesy of The Ark, seemed too on point to be ignored: as guitarist Sean Watkins launched into an introduction for the next song, which he'd written, he remained in darkness while a bright light shone on mandolin player Chris Thile at center stage.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Ann Arbor weekend forecast: Beautiful Friday weather to be followed by rain and storms

The good news is Friday's weather should be perfect for outdoor activities: Sunny, clear, calm and not too humid.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI, Weather, Bluegrass, Theater, Arts

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Nickel Creek's happy to be back, happier to be in 'smug' Grand Rapids

The Grammy Award winning band whose self-titled album in 2000 became a platinum-seller, called it quits in 2007 following seven years of tours including appearances with Vince Gill, Amy Grant and Lyle Lovett, and that after spending 11 years to get there.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Meijer, Retail, Grocery, Entertainment

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Herald

Reunited, revived Nickel Creek plays the Taste

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The trio of musicians in Nickel Creek grew up performing together, but ultimately it was the nearly seven years spent concentrating on their own separate musical interests that made returning to the stage together all the more exciting.


Related Topix: Bluegrass

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Nickel Creek to Headline Grey Fox Fest

Any acoustic music fan would jump at the chance to see Nickel Creek, Del McCoury, Carolina Chocolate Drops, The Gibson Brothers, and Tim O'Brien at one festival.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Tim o'brien, Oak Hill, NY, Catskill, NY

Journal Gazette

Time apart made for stronger Nickel Creek

Fiddler Sara Watkins, her brother and guitarist Sean Watkins and mandolin player Chris Thile reunited last year in Los Angeles with the modest goal of a small 25-city tour to mark 25 years since the band formed and an EP of new songs.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Grand Rapids, MI

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Arab Times

Time apart strengthens bluegrass trio Nickel Creek

The solo played by US jazzman Wynton Marsalis to close his now-annual residency at London's Barbican this week was a rare personal moment in what was otherwise a master class in sharing the limelight.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Wynton Marsalis, Jazz, Blue Note, Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, Woody Shaw

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Park Record

The Punch Brothers ready to hit the Snow Park stage

The Punch Brothers, L-R, bassist Paul Kowert, mandolinist Chris Thile, fiddler player Gabe Wtcher, guitarist Chris Eldridge and banjoist Noam Pikelny, came together after Thile's prior band Nickel Creek went on hiatus in 2006.


Related Topix: Punch Brothers, Bluegrass, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Park City, UT


Sean Watkins 4th Solo Album 'All I Do Is Lie' Out Today Via Roaring Girl Records

During a nine year recording hiatus from his Grammy award winning band Nickel Creek , singer/songwriter/guitarist Sean Watkins released his third solo album Blinders On, teamed up with Switchfoot singer, Jon Foreman, to form the band Fiction Family, as well as co-founded the experimental supergroup Works Progress Administration .


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Pop/Rock, Switchfoot, Fiction Family