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  1. Old Crow Medicine ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Our guests today, Old Crow Medicine Show, got a fabled start to their 15 year career, singing on the street in North Carolina when none other than Doc Watson came by and gave them his blessing.


  2. Old Crow Medicine Show to Perform Live at Mesa Arts Center, 9/14Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 |

    ... spirit. They eventually found themselves in Boone, North Carolina where they caught the attention of folk icon Doc Watson while playing in front of a pharmacy. He immediately invited the band to play at his MerleFest, helping to launch their career. ...


  3. Pod Fodder:Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 12 | BrothersJudd Blog

    For the last 16 years, Nashville-based roots band Old Crow Medicine Show have slowly risen the Americana ranks after being discovered busking in Boone, N.C. by bluegrass legend Doc Watson.


  4. Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem to play Grand View Inn in JaffreyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 |

    ... will play the Grand View Barn, 580 Mountain Road, Jaffrey at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16. With influences from Doc Watson to Django Reinhardt, from Fiddlin' John Carson to the funky Meters, Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem bring spirit, quirky humor and ...


  5. Old Crow Medicine Show's 8 Essential Americana Albums of the Last 15 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    For the last 16 years, Nashville-based roots band Old Crow Medicine Show have slowly risen the Americana ranks after being discovered busking in Boone, N.C. by bluegrass legend Doc Watson .


  6. An Evening with Gillian Welch and Dave RawlingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Gapers Block

    ... that one can actually buy a bunch of safety pins. Even stories that held a grander scope, like playing with Doc Watson, were so inherently personal, making the audience empathized with Welch and Rawlings. Welch's introduction to "Caleb Meyer" told ...


  7. Jonathan ByrdRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 |

    ... songwriting tradition with southern storytelling and hot guitar picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice. A stalwart of modern folk music, Byrd has released five solo albums with a surprising variety of musical ...


  8. Five (or more) questions with Bryan SuttonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Mountain Xpress

    ... music that looks forward, but reminds you of where it came from. That sums up one of my main goals as an artist. Doc Watson, Tony Rice, Norman Blake and Jerry Douglas are only a few of the folks I've learned a lot from about this approach. It kind ...


  9. Remedy - Old Crow Medicine ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Watersblogged

    ... a dobro played in Josh Graves' or Ferrell Stowe's old-school style. The ragtime blues "Doc's Day" is a tribute to Doc Watson, translated through the inspiration of the Memphis Jug Band. "Cumberland River" is a stomping fiddle tune that weds reel to ...


  10. Keep Independence Day celebration rocking at Classic City American Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Reeves is a proficient finger picker and singer of classic from the American folk song book, everything from Doc Watson to Mississippi John Hurt. His set at 3 p.m. on the outdoor set will feature many of his slow-grooving originals as well. Betsy ...


  11. Folksinger Tim Eriksen Performs at Grand View Barn in JaffreyRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 |

    ... Companion and the Academy Awards, and may be one of the only musicians on earth to have shared the stage with Doc Watson and with Kurt Cobain (not on the same night). A seasoned performer and academically trained ethnomusicologist (Eriksen holds a ...


  12. Tim Eriksen brings international flair to fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 |

    ... like Carnegie Hall. He's appeared both on "Prairie Home Companion" and the Academy Awards, and shared stages with Doc Watson and Kurt Cobain. The ethnomusicologist and graduate of Wesleyan University has found new sides to old songs, unearthed ...


  13. Around Cleveland County: Things to do - Swimming, music, historyRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... at Owl's Eye Vineyard, 1414 Metcalf Road, Shelby. She took an interest in the guitar at age 11 when the legendary Doc Watson told her she had the hands of a musician. She was raised on a 13-acre farm in York, S.C., and is a regular musician at The ...


  14. LIVE: The Howlin' Brothers @ WAMC's Performing Arts Studio The Linda, 5/23/14Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Nippertown!

    ... Take "Americana," for instance. It's a wonderfully useful umbrella phrase that covers everything from Doc Watson to Bill Frisell and everything in between. That being said, I'm sorry, but for me, "Americana" just sucks the air out of the room - ...


  15. Meet Steve Werges of the FTP Band...Read the original story

    May 5, 2010 |

    ... musicans, would get together on Sunday afternoons and jam with their friends. Doc tells of a story of when Doc Watson had come to their house and playing with his Dad. Doc played in a number of bands in Illinios and Wyoming. He moved here about five ...


  16. Highlights from MerleFest 2014Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Folk Alley

    It's been twenty-six years since the late, great Doc Watson decided to throw a festival near his home in Deep Gap, NC, to honor the memory of his son Merle.


  17. # 25- Country MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2010 | Tower Records

    ... old-time/bluegrass/folk songs including Ernest Tubb''s "Seaman''s Blues, Merle Travis'' "Dark As A Dungeon," and Doc Watson''s "Freight Train Boogie". Willie Nelson collaborated with many musicians on Country Music including old-time banjo master ...


  18. Music ReviewsRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2013 |

    ... Chris Bug and guitarist Ivan Lip doesn't really stand up to scrutiny unless you're a pissed-off teenager. Doc Watson was a virtuoso, an encyclopedia of traditional Appalachian music, and a living, breathing embodiment of the 1960s folk revival. That ...


  19. Fleck and Washburn make an evening of straight-up banjos bearableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Charleston City Paper

    ... really was wall-to-wall plain ol' banjo. What the concert needed was more moments like the duo's performance of Doc Watson's "Am I Born To Die?" Fleck was impressive as ever, but he refrained from shredding any solos. Washburn set her banjo down and ...


  20. The five best shows in Denver from June 2 to June 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Denver Westword

    ... Rock, California, has taken cues from its heroes' ethos as well. Just as folk legends such as Woody Guthrie and Doc Watson offered their music via free sources like old-timey picking parties, Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan have worked to make ...