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  1. LIVE: Tim Eriksen & the Trio de Pumpkintown @ The Linda, 3/29/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Nippertown!

    The multi-talented Tim Eriksen - perhaps the only musician to have played with both Kurt Cobain and Doc Watson - led his new "hardcore Americana" band, the Trio de Pumpkintown into WAMC-FM's The Linda in Albany last month, as the latest installment of the American Roots Series, hosted by Michael Eck , who also served as the opening act.

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  2. 'Always had a warm place in my heart': A lost blues...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... young Oates to several of the Philadelphia folk venues to see performers like Hurt, the Reverand Gary Davis and Doc Watson, and eventually Oates even got a chance to sit in with a few of them. By the time Oates had that fortuitous meeting with ...

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  3. What to do in Oklahoma on March 30, 2014: Beppe Gambetta closes Winter Wind Concert seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 30 | NewsOK.com

    ... always exploring and innovating while staying firmly rooted in tradition. Gambetta's technique, which echoes both Doc Watson and the Moravian folk music he loves, is characterized by flashy licks, intricate cross-picking patterns, open tunings, and ...

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  4. Interview with Librettist, Brian CrawleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in the mountains of North Carolina, where a folk song tradition was kept very much alive through performers like Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley , who were rediscovered by young men like Van Ronk in the '60s, which led directly to the folk revival ...

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  5. Down Hill Strugglers, John Cohen and - Blind Boy' Paxton perform in BooneRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | The Mountain Times

    ... beyond the hollers of the Blue Ridge, as evidenced by the musicians who come here to showcase their craft. While Doc Watson helped make northwest North Carolina famous for the soothing strumming and heartfelt ballads of mountain musicians, artists ...

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  6. Q & A with Jeff a oeHortia Hortillosa: Guitarist for a oeWhiskey ShiversaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 19 | The Daily Vidette

    ... crazy! We play bluegrass with a lot of very fast instrumentation. We all like and were influenced by Bill Monroe, Doc Watson. We were influenced by a number of newer bands, too, like "Old Crow Medicine Show." We call what we do "trashgrass" because, ...

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  7. Laurie Lewis Brings Berkeley Roots to a Bluegrass Sound All Her OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | KQED

    ... of the time, the Berkeley festival cast a wide musical net that included traditional bluegrass from the likes of Doc Watson and Jean Ritchie, electronic rock artists like Jefferson Airplane and The Youngbloods, and roots and blues artists like ...

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  8. Dakota Dave Hull to perform in DoverRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | UnionLeader.com

    ... blend of jazz, ragtime, folk, blues, Western swing and vintage pop, has performed or recorded with Utah Phillips, Doc Watson, Robin and Linda Williams, Dave Van Ronk, John Renbourn, Paul Geremia, Spider John Koerner, Cam Waters, Sally Rogers, Butch ...

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  9. Studio 31 presents: Rani Arbo & Daisy MayhemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Vermont Standard

    ... style harmonies. Original works by the band range from Unitarian funk gospel to 1950s swing. With influences from Doc Watson to Django Reinhardt, from Ghanaian drumming to the funky Meters, and from Fiddlin' John Carson to Bob Dylan, Rani Arbo & ...

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  10. Merle Haggard Will Headline - MerleFest 2014'Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Greenville Sun

    ... MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of the late Eddy Merle Watson, son of the late American music legend Doc Watson. MerleFest is a celebration of "traditional plus" music, a unique mix of music based on the traditional, roots-oriented sounds of ...

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  11. Abigail WashburnRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2011 | Metropulse.com

    ... "American" culture eluded her. Through a boyfriend in a bluegrass band, she started listening to cassettes of Doc Watson, then Gillian Welch and others. "I thought, 'Who is this? What is this? This is beautiful.' It doesn't sound black, it doesn't ...

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  12. KPR plans concert for 20th anniversary of 'Trail Mix'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | University of Kansas

    ... alternative country, folk-rock, bluegrass, traditional folk and Celtic music. From Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell to Doc Watson and Alison Krauss, it's all on "Trail Mix." "It's been a fantastic 20 years on 'Trail Mix,'" McWilliams said. "Over that ...

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  13. A Happy 2014 RIP Birthday Tribute to the Amazing Doc WatsonRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Aquarius Papers

    Today we offer a birthday tribute to one of the greatest flatpickers in history, the legendary Doc Watson.

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  14. Alabama Dance Theatre revises popular princess balletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2014 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... open the program, including "Down South," a work by resident choreographer Foye Dubose featuring the music of Doc Watson, a legend of traditional American folk, bluegrass, blues and gospel music. Also on the Friday and Sunday programs: "Bully," a ...

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  15. Alabama Dance Theatre revises popular princess balletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    ... open the program, including 'Down South,' a work by resident choreographer Foye Dubose featuring the music of Doc Watson, a legend of traditional American folk, bluegrass, blues and gospel music. Also on the Friday and Sunday programs: 'Bully,' a ...

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  16. Merle Haggard and Ricky Skaggs Round Out MerleFest LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2014 | Cybergrass

    ... MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of the late Eddy Merle Watson, son of the late American music legend Doc Watson. MerleFest is a celebration of "traditional plus" music, a unique mix of music based on the traditional, roots-oriented sounds of ...

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  17. The Birmingham Sessions: The MatchcoatsRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... huge things happen in your life for that to be holy." The Matchcoats are inspired by musicians that range from Doc Watson to Mississippi John Hurt, but their performance roots are in Grey Haven , a local music collective that includes Wilder Adkins, ...

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  18. Merle Haggard to Headline MerleFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Billboard

    ... final chances to hear his unique sound of Appalachian-based mountain music. Organized in 1988 by iconic musician Doc Watson in honor of his son Merle (who passed away in 1985), the first MerleFest featured Chet Atkins and John Hartford, among ...

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  19. Celebrating DocRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... All three multiple Grammy winners learned from the masters of their craft, with iconic North Carolina musician Doc Watson at the top of their shared list of influences. They make a rare appearance together in Asheville at Diana Wortham Theatre at 8 ...

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  20. Local music round up: Visalia singer-songwriter Hardin throws CD release partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2014 | Visalia Times-Delta

    ... by folk and bluegrass. Americana music has played such a great role in the development of American music, From Doc Watson to Neil Young [actually a Canadian, but we take his point] it has all been important and now a new generation of Americana ...

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