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  1. Popular folk duo head to South Petherton - February 7Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | This is The West Country

    The pair, winners of the BBC Folk Awards Best Duo in 2013, have graced stages the world over in several guises. Twin daughters and a folk-rock whirlwind forced Kathryn and Sean to sideline their popular duo performances in the mid-noughties.


  2. Sage date for folk opera about pit disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Left to right: Toby Hodgson, Bob Lowery, George Armstrong, Kenny Jobson, Philomena Hodgson-Lowery, Frank Porter, Joan Edmundson, John Wrightson . Picture: Brian Cockayne SHE'S Fired, a folk opera about the Seaham pit explosion of 1880 which killed 164 miners and boys below ground, is to be staged at Sage Gateshead in March.


  3. Raising a glass to The ShipRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Telegram

    ... laughing. It has such appeal among artists that some will book several nights there instead of one at a bigger venue. Folk singer David Francey is an example. "It's one of my favourite places in the world to play," he says. "I've seen guys sit there ...


  4. Concert-tracking apps alert fans about live musicRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Songkick and other apps help fans learn about upcoming live shows. The apps tap into fans' musical preferences from their music collections or online services such as Pandora and Spotify.


  5. Cat's Eyes on Glasgow: the Glaswegian who makes music for the movies; ...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Evening Times

    ... Concert Hall. Since then, it's grown into the biggest winter festival of its kind, attracting tens of thousands of folk to the city; for fun, frolics and, of course, a wee bit of fiddle! This year, one ticket I was keen to get my hands on was The ...


  6. Pegheads to perform bluegrass in TivertonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    ... in all styles of five-string banjo playing, including traditional Scruggs picking and modern newgrass, as well as folk, old-time and classical. He has taught banjo and participated in workshops at festivals throughout the United States. Grosswendt ...


  7. De Blasio picks Silver pal to help with citya s 2016 DNC bidRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New York Post

    Bill de Blasio tapped Sheldon Silver's pal Leonard Litwin to help with the city's bid to land the 2016 Democratic National Convention. A week after he defended Sheldon Silver following the disgraced Assembly speaker's arrest on corruption charges, Mayor de Blasio on Thursday officially named a developer at the center of that scandal to help the city's bid for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.


  8. Collins in EnglewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    Judy Collins, one of the nation's most celebrated folk singers, will perform tomorrow, at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 N. Van Brunt St., in Englewood. She came to prominence in the 1960s, evoking both the idealism and determination of a generation united against what it saw as social and environmental injustices.


  9. See Arlo Guthrie in Concert in Atlanta and Stay at Sheraton Atlanta Perimeter HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 24-7 Press Release

    Sheraton Atlanta Perimeter Hotel , located near Dunwoody, GA, offers comfortable lodging to guests attending the Arlo Guthrie concert in Atlanta on January 31, 2015. ATLANTA, GA, January 30, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Sheraton Atlanta Perimeter Center hotel near Dunwoody, Georgia, offers comfortable lodging for guests attending the Arlo Guthrie concert in Atlanta on January 31. The event will be held at Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech.


  10. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | 5 Live Music Musts - January 30, 2015 - The Best Dive BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Go Local

    ... of neighborhood joint and dive bar. Music happens regularly here and tomorrow night is no different with RI based folk/blues artist Otis Read , who's been performing since 1971. There's no cover and the music begins around 9PM. Check the Facebook ...


  11. Radio Show: New Frequencies, Deep Roots, and the CircusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KQED

    Few singers mix country, folk, and roots-rock with more heart than Joe Pug. Fans and critics have compared his literate songwriting to early Bob Dylan or John Prine, but Pug has said he's influenced as well by writers like Walt Whitman and Raymond Carver.


  12. Tulsa's Woody Guthrie Center announces Beatles exhibitRead the original story

    Yesterday | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... to mark the facility's two-year anniversary. The Woody Guthrie Center opened in 2013 in downtown Tulsa and honors the folk-singing legend with interactive exhibits, an extensive archive and a concert series that serves as a lasting tribute to his ...


  13. ConstanceFAME is FleetingRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    I knew the back roads to Bethel, and I still parked 7 miles away from Max Yasgur's farm that Friday afternoon. But if I'd had my way, it wouldn't have been in Bethel, anyway.


  14. Assembly: Board Chairman Hirair Hovnanian Announces $500,000 Matching PledgeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    PRESS RELEASE Date: January 29, 2015 ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA Contact: Taniel Koushakjian Telephone: 393-3434 Email: Web: ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY BOARD CHAIRMAN HIRAIR HOVNANIAN ANNOUNCES $500,000 MATCHING PLEDGE TO BOOST ASSEMBLY OPERATIONS IN CENTENNIAL YEAR WASHINGTON, DC - As Armenians around the globe begin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, the Armenian Assembly of America will be working in various capacities in the planning, organizing, and execution of several events across the United States, as well as working to advance Armenian issues on Capitol Hill.


  15. Keeler Show Notes for Friday, January 30th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    This Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday and we have a bunch of Super Bowl related guests and giveaways. We also speak with Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney regarding Sheldon Silver, MMA Fighter Matt Hamill will be in studio, and Swifty's is in the house! - Marshawk Lynch asks the media a question of his own and Katy Perry has an awesome response to a question about her love life.


  16. 3-year-old's battle against rare disease changing medicine, helping othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    News 8 first introduced you to 3-year-old Kennedy Stevenson in November when she was the first person in the world to undergo a liver transplant for a rare disease. It's hard to believe when Kennedy underwent the 10-hour transplant and was in intensive care -- in a coma -- for 10 days just two months ago.


  17. Out of the Woods: Out of the Woods - Show #251 - 1-30-15, Segment 1Read the original story

    Thursday | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... wires and wood, mostly acoustic program featuring some of the best new and established artists from the worlds of folk, bluegrass, singer-songwriters,, Americana, classic country, old-time, Celtic, and everything that falls in between. ...


  18. Gift GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    Kolbie Stonehocker suggests: Edie Carey & Sarah Sample, 'Til the Morning: Lullabies & Songs of Comfort Two folk singersongwriters recording an album of classic and original lullabies and lullaby-style covers of popular songs might not sound like a revolutionary idea, but Edie Carey and Utah's Sarah Sample's 'Til the Morning: Lullabies & Songs of Comfort is an album I think a lot of adults don't realize they need until they hear it. There's no getting around the fact that the world is a stressful place, but as Sample says, this album gives weary, battle-worn minds "a soft place to land."


  19. Defendant denies he intended to kill Aaron DotyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Highlands Today

    Defendant Kenneth Felipe listens during court on Wednesday. Felipe took to the stand Thursday to testify in his first-degree murder trial.


  20. Assembly passes bills to regulate military items for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Military surplus is in use by local law enforcement across the state, but some legislators want to regulate how and for what purpose that equipment is deployed. Police departments in New Jersey might need to follow new rules before they acquire military surplus equipment from the federal government.