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  1. Portrait of Caerwent teenager created for TSS campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | South Wales Argus

    Emily Southam, with a drawing of her late friend Nataha Scott-Falber which she presented to the Toxic Shock Syndrome campaigners.Emily put on an art show at Portskewett Village Hall to help raise awareness for her friend who died from the condition at Newport Centre, which will become National Toxic Shock Syndrome Awareness Day and would have been Natasha's 17th birthday. The Wurzels will also be performing at the concert.

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  2. Cuba's Milanes skirts politics, builds bridges with songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | HawaiiNews

    Pablo Milanes's latest album is titled "Renacimiento" but an air of nostalgia was in the air at the Cuban singer-songwriter's concert in London on Wednesday night. It was not just a pining for the headier days of Cuba's revolution but embraced more universal themes of romance.

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  3. Local music notes: Hippo Campus signs, Are You Local? revealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Star Tribune

    ... Moors & McCumber found a producer for their new album who knows a thing or two about their brand of two-man, harmonious folk/country music: Gary Louris. The Jayhawks co-leader added a familiar, warm sheen to "Pandemonium," recorded at Flowers Studio ...

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  4. Acclaimed guitarist Tony McManus leads the way in this week's roots music columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chronicle Live

    ... and the man he was referring to was Paisley-born Tony McManus. Renbourn's view has also been endorsed by other folk-related guitarists - Dick Gaughan, for example - and from other fields like Tommy Emmanuel and former Yes guitarist, Steve Howe. ...

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  5. Stornoway and Joan Armatrading join line-up at TowerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Witney Gazette

    The Cowley-based band will also be joined on the bill by singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading, who plays the date as part of what she has called her "last major world tour", organisers have revealed. They join previously announced acts Bellowhead and Show Of Hands for the 51st installment of the independently-run festival, which this year moves to a new location away from its traditional home in Towersey village, to Thame Showground.

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  6. The Wild Side by Dr. Scott Shalaway: Lost in a whiteoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Daily-Jeff.com

    Back in 1992, my family and I vacationed in North Dakota. One of the highlights was encountering local folk singer Chuck Suchy.

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  7. The Weekender: An Award Winning Duo, Tributes to the Greats, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    This weekend is full of tributes to great musicians, including Simon & Garfunkel, and Elton John. There is also a performance by two great musicians on violin, and piano.

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  8. Rovers hanging up their travelling shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... 50 years on the road, the Rovers are planning to hang up their touring kits. "We are going to do some of the European folk festivals and some of the ones in North America as well," said Millar. "The touring is for young men, and we are not young men ...

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    Thursday Feb 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Fiddler on the Roof." Youth Musical Theater Company presents classic musical based on Sholem Aleichem tale of Tevye and his daughters.

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    Thursday Feb 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Parker St., Berkeley. 7 to 10 p.m. $20. http://www.tikkun.org/concert Kitka Women's Vocal Ensemble. Eastern European folk concert with excerpts from "I Will Remember Everything," based on the works of Jewish lesbian poet Sophia Parnok. Part of the ...

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  11. Suzanne Vega Coming to Eccles Center, 3/21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    "One of the most brilliant songwriters of her generation," folk-pop singer and guitarist Suzanne Vega performs at The Eccles Center on Saturday, March 21. Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 435-655-3114 or online at EcclesCenter.org. Though perhaps best known for her smash hits "Luka" and "Tom's Diner" , the folk singer with a talent for riddle and metaphor has steadily created relevant and original music.

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  12. ListenUp: The Living Statues: BlackoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Cool Hunting

    ... Three years in the making, Ghostwise's aptly-titled debut Storm Winds... We've grown accustomed to the stripped down folk sound of Sweden's Kristian Matsson, better known as The Tallest Man on Earth. Reminiscent of the early American folk of Bob ...

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  13. West End Centre in Aldershot celebrates 40th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Fleet News and Mail

    ... was another key founder of the centre. "The first big musical event was held in the autumn of 1975, where we hosted folk-jazz band Pentangle. We were getting big names even back then. We were very lucky, it really was a question of being in the ...

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  14. Here's How To Detail A Boeing 707 That Was A Piece of American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Jalopnik

    Back in 1981, this Boeing VC-137B Stratoliner brought 444 American hostages home from an extended stay in Iran. Now it's badly in need of a detail job.

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  15. Lightfoot to celebrate 50-year career during return trip to AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Amarillo.com

    After a half-century on the road, legendary folk singer Gordon Lightfoot isn't nearly ready to call it quits. Lightfoot - who'll perform at 8 p.m. Friday in the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Buchanan St. - isn't even that crazy about the name of his latest tour, "50 Years of Highway."

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  16. 'Deli Man' a mouth-watering filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Orlando Sentinel

    David "Ziggy" Gruber, co-owner of Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen Restaurant in Houston, is the principal character in "Deli Man," a documentary about Jewish delis in North America opening in South Florida on Feb. 27. David "Ziggy" Gruber, co-owner of Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen Restaurant in Houston, is the principal character in "Deli Man," a documentary about Jewish delis in North America opening in South Florida on Feb. 27. "People loved 'Deli Man' - it is literally a mouth-watering film," said Ellen Wedner, director/executive producer of the Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, at which the film recently played. "Everyone told me they were hungry after seeing it."

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  17. Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle, National Centre for Early Music, York, March 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | York Press

    FRESH from their participation in this month's Transatlantic Sessions travels, folk trio Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle leave behind ten nights on the trot with Patty Griffin, Rodney Crowell, Sara Watkins and John Smith to mount their own tour. "A UK tour with myself, Michael and John has become a fixture in the touring diary and has been growing arms and legs every year," says McCusker, ahead of Wednesday's 7.30pm gig at the National Centre for Early Music in York.

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  18. REVIEW-Cuba's Milanes skirts politics, builds bridges with songsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Reuters

    Pablo Milanes's latest album is titled "Renacimiento" but an air of nostalgia was in the air at the Cuban singer-songwriter's concert in London on Wednesday night. It was not just a pining for the headier days of Cuba's revolution but embraced more universal themes of romance.

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  19. 2015 Wednesdays at Lafayette Square schedule announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WWOZ

    ... on In My Life (1966). The artist named "Beans on Toast" is described on his YouTube Channel as an "English drunk folk singer." "New Orleans Honeymoon" is a track from from his new (6th) album, The Grand Scheme of Things . The video, which contains a ...

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  20. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Friday Feb. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | St. Petersburg Times

    Wanda Sykes : The Emmy-nominated comedian and actor performs at 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater. $43-$59.75.

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