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Why Should the Fire Die?
Six years ago at the Ryman , I shot this grainy video of Nickel Creek 's last song of their last stop of their farewell concert tour.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Nickel Creek Breaks a Seven-Year Hiatus at the Alabama Theatre
This is not to say that a genre like bluegrass has ever been un cool, of course.
Nickel Creek celebrates 25 years with stop in Savannah
It also is their return to performing as a group. The band decided to take a break in 2007 to pursue individual interests.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Nickel Creek returns after nine years
It's been nearly a decade since we last heard from the progressive bluegrass trio Nickel Creek.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Get Ready for Record Store Day 2014
April 19th is Record Store Day!! As a vinyl lover who appreciates the LP format and the newer "heavy vinyl" format, this day has special meaning for us.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
WMGI-FM Terre Haute
'Frozen' tops Billboard album chart for fourth con...
"Frozen," the soundtrack to Disney's $1 billion grossing animated film, spent its fourth consecutive week atop the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, edging Australian pop rock band 5 Seconds of Summer for the top spot.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Review: Brad Mehldau and Chris Thile break musical molds
Classifying music into categories is a job usually undertaken by record companies, music retailers, critics and other interested bystanders.
Jay Meehan: Splendor on the grass
The closer you look at the lineup the Park City Performing Arts Foundation released last week for their Big Stars, Bright Nights outdoor concert series at Deer Valley, the more interesting it gets.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Nickel Creek, A Dotted Line
My, how they've grown. Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile and the Watkins siblings - fiddler Sara and guitarist Sean - served as Nickel Creek from their preteens to their early 20s, and even latterly were regarded as precocious kids who had taken bluegrass to previously unimagined lengths while keeping a firm hold on the tradition.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Tom Power's picks: Nickel Creek, Nicole Atkins, Aloe Blacc
Bluegrass prodigies, "desert disco" rock and a soulful artist's reworking of a hit dance track take the spotlight in CBC host Tom Power's weekly look at new music.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Bluegrass Blog
Nickel Creek on The Tonight Show
Nickel Creek opened up their reunion tour last night, performing live on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon .
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Review & Photos | The Infamous Stringdusters | New York
Broadly speaking, Yonder Mountain String Band, Railroad Earth, Punch Brothers, Leftover Salmon, Uncle Earl, Nickel Creek, Cornmeal, Greensky Bluegrass - and host of others - are all thriving, or re-emerging, or re-inventing.
The Bluegrass Blog
Nickel Creek Comes Back Strong
The 10-song project and tour is the band's first since taking what was called "an indefinite hiatus" in 2007.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
A Dotted Line - Nickel Creek
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Sun Mar 30, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 3/30/2014
NORA JANE STRUTHERS & THE PARTY LINE The Grand Wilmington 4/4-4/4/2014 Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line are a traveling Carnival of acoustic Americana.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Submitted photo Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line perform at the Weinberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. The high energy, Nashville-based quintet perform Struthers' original story-songs with tight, three-part harmonies, fiddle, claw-hammer banjo, acoustic guitar, bass, and drums.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Hear Me Out: George Michael, Nickel Creek
Those personal woes, the drugs, the health problems - the toll all that's taken on George Michael's voice must be immense, right? Wrong.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Jay Z disses Drake, hear Nickel Creek's new album: music notes
Jay Z stunts on Drake: After Drake complained Hov's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" found the MC rapping too much about art, the mogul showed up on Jay Electronica's "We Made It" remix with a retort: "Sorry Mrs. Drizzy for so much art talk/Silly me, rappin' 'bout s*** that I really bought."
Sun Mar 23, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
First Listen: Nickel Creek, 'A Dotted Line'
"I think we're more grown-up now, to use an extremely childlike term," the violinist Sara Watkins recently told a reporter who asked what had changed in the eight years since Nickel Creek - the trio of Watkins, guitarist Sean Watkins and mandolinist Chris Thile - released a studio album.