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  1. Julian Lage Discusses His New Solo Guitar Album, 'World's Fair'Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Guitar World

    While his musical foundation is rooted firmly in the world of bebop and swing, his playing encapsulates the full breadth of 20th-century American music. The ghosts of Eddie Lang, Skip James, Doc Watson and Elizabeth Cotton haunt his vintage Martin 00-18, with which he creates a sound that is distinctly modern yet deeply indebted to the American folk music tradition.

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  2. Students introduced to odd instrumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... regional singers he named were Etta Baker, who grew up in Caldwell County but at the time lived in Morganton, and Doc Watson from Deep Gap. Trevor Truesdale, 8, of Valmead Elementary School said he enjoyed Holt's story the best. Holt told a folklore ...

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  3. JP Cormier bringing Maritime folk act to WinnipegRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | My Manitoba.com

    ... playing shone with flawless executions of tunes he learned by ear from records of giants like Chet Atkins and Doc Watson. Fans of the writing traditions of Stan Rogers and Gordon Lightfoot tend to see Cormier as a songwriter, even before a ...

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  4. Hear archival interviews with Ramblin Jack Elliott, Doc Watson and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... two interviews from Gene's personal archives. In the 8:00 hour, we'll hear an interview and performance by Doc Watson and John Pilla, originally broadcast on WHAT in 1965. And in the 10:00 hour, we'll hear a session with Ramblin Jack Elliott, ...

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  5. Rosin up the bow: Gaston School of the Arts hosts 4th annual bluegrass workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... different playing styles, fretting techniques and told a story of a time he visited the house of bluegrass legend Doc Watson. "I remember Earl Scruggs came over and all they talked about was their lawnmowers," he said. "Imagine that, two of the best ...

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  6. Wood & Wire Releases Follow-Up Album 'The Coast' Feb. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Cybergrass

    ... 3, 2015. A culmination of distinct musical personalities, the band's influences range from Led Zeppelin to Doc Watson - and everything in between. "We're from all over the country," says Bassist Dom Fisher, describing the resulting sound as ...

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  7. The Avett Brothers, Jim Avett and the Earls of Leicester added to MerleFest lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... music, Americana, blues, country, Celtic, Cajun, cowboy, zydeco, rock and many other styles that the late Doc Watson referred to as "traditional plus." The Avett Brothers - one of the most requested-by-fans performers in the history of the festival ...

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  8. "The Dean of Folk DJs" Gene Shay will retire from the airwaves in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... Yeah there was Dylan and Joni, Judy Collins, Jackson Browne and Tom Rush. But there was also Judy Roderick. Doc Watson, Jamie Brockett and Patrick Sky and lots more 'blues, ballads and bluegrass.'" In addition to his musical knowledge, Shay ...

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  9. Jonathan Byrd to play Cat's CradleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Triangle.com

    Jonathan Byrd is a preacher's son, a Gulf War veteran, and a Kerrville New Folk award winner from seven generations of North Carolinians. A Jonathan Byrd show is musical theater, bringing together the Texas songwriting tradition with southern storytelling and hot guitar picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice.

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  10. On A Winter's Night - John Reischman & The JaybirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... voice. Nunally sings as well, offering his take on A Roving On A Winter's Night, when many will recognize from Doc Watson's classic version. If you're hunting for something soothing for your Christmas Eve music, On A Winter's Night may be just the ...

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  11. Mindful of the Past, Mike Collins Jr. Forges His Own Brand of Traditional Folk MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Free Times

    ... "Homesick Carolina Blues" and the title track, songs that feel as old as the hills and sit comfortably next to Doc Watson's "Walk on Boy" and the aforementioned "Worried Man Blues." None of these songs show off much in the way of flashy chops, but ...

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  12. Pat Cuneo: Threatened amphitheater tests Chautauqua's missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... same place where American presidents like Franklin Roosevelt, William McKinley and Bill Clinton spoke, or where Doc Watson fingerpicked his guitar. It's where Bill Monroe played his mandolin, Ray Charles his piano, Pete Fountain his saxophone, where ...

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  13. MerleFest 2015 musicians announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Mt. Airy News

    ... music, Americana, blues, country, Celtic, Cajun, cowboy, zydeco, rock and many other styles that the late Doc Watson referred to as "traditional plus." Lee Ann Womack has a collection of Grammy, CMA, Billboard and ACM awards to mark her country ...

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  14. Lee Ann Womack, Trampled By Turtles to perform at MerleFest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

    ... music, Americana, blues, country, Celtic, Cajun, cowboy, zydeco, rock and many other styles that the late Doc Watson referred to as "traditional plus." Lee Ann Womack has a collection of Grammy, CMA, Billboard and ACM awards to mark her acclaimed ...

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  15. Rob Nance and The Lost Souls to perform at AnsoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Anson Record

    Rob Nance and The Lost Souls will be performing at The Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Rob Nance grew up in the mountains of western North Carolina on a steady diet of musical influences that ranged from Doc Watson to Neil Young, and writes songs that echo Southern and contemporary folk traditions to create his own unique brand of roots influenced music. They have family ties to Anson County and the Brown Creek area.

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  16. Rob Nance and The Lost Souls to perform at AnsoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Anson Record

    Rob Nance and The Lost Souls will be performing at The Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Rob Nance grew up in the mountains of western North Carolina on a steady diet of musical influences that ranged from Doc Watson to Neil Young, and writes songs that echo Southern and contemporary folk traditions to create his own unique brand of roots influenced music. They have family ties to Anson County and the Brown Creek area.

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  17. Holiday Music EP from John Reischman & The JaybirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Cybergrass

    ... The Cherry Tree Carol ("Joseph and Mary"). Respected bluegrass guitarist Jim Nunally brings his vocals to the Doc Watson classic "A Roving On A Winter's Night." Ace fiddler Greg Spatz and masterful banjo picker Nick Hornbuckle clearly delight in one ...

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  18. Record review: Lynda Dawson & Pattie Hopkins' Traditional DuetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    In recent years, though, the two have built a repertoire of duo material, which gets its proper launch via the Kickstarter-funded LP, Traditional Duets . Here, the pair delivers earnest renditions of, yes, traditional folk numbers, plus tunes from the likes of AP Carter, Bill Monroe and Doc Watson.

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  19. Savannah Music Festival: Full ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Connect Savannah

    IT'S TIME ONCE AGAIN for the annual Savannah Music Festival--or time to buy tickets to it anyway! Here's the full sked for your browsing and buying enjoyment: Kicking off the 2015 festival at the Charles H. Morris Center, Balsam Range arrives fresh off the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Association awards ceremony with more nominations than any other band in bluegrass music. Sheir collective experience is as extensive as it comes, with members having played with Ricky Skaggs, Doc Watson, Tony Rice, Ralph Stanley and many others.

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  20. Banjo great Noam Pikelny playing in his Skokie hometownRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Glenview Announcements

    ... for me to finally play there," said Pikelny. "I remember when they built the performing arts center, and I saw Doc Watson, also Ricky Scaggs and Kentucky Thunder, and saw Brian Sutton live for the first time there." Pikelny will collaborate with ...

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