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

    Wednesday Nov 5 | 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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  2. Banjo great Noam Pikelny playing in his Skokie hometownRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | 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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  3. 29th Annual CCC Festival set at Highlands HammockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Highlands Today

    ... songwriter with six CDs released, Smalley is known for his guitar work often described as Jerry Reed meets Doc Watson. His recent album, “Chicken Pigs,” was named Florida Folk CD of 2013 by the Florida Times Union Newspaper. Smalley ...

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  4. ECC series plans four-show seasonRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... rhythm instruments." The show marks Holt's third performance at Keihin. He played there with the late virtuoso Doc Watson in 2005 and 2010. Goforth's roots run to Lonesome Mountain, where he is related to many of the performers Holt studied under in ...

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  5. College series plans four-show seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... rhythm instruments." The show marks Holt's third performance at Keihin. He played there with the late virtuoso Doc Watson in 2005 and 2010. Goforth's roots run to Lonesome Mountain, where he is related to many of the performers Holt studied under in ...

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  6. Call of the Valley: White Horse's Don TalleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... the iconic musical venue on Cherry Street. "It could only seat about 90 but brought in some top acts like Doc Watson and Livingston Taylor. It was a listening room. The musicians loved to come because they knew all 90 people were there to listen ...

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  7. Fleck & Washburn bring plucky harmony to SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... ready to move there to go to law school. But at that very pivotal moment in my life, I heard [a recording of] Doc Watson singing and playing banjo on "Shady Grove." I was overwhelmed by that song, and by the sound. I thought it would be a lovely ...

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  8. Spotlight: Paper PlanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    ... of our favorites include Local Thyme in Whitehouse, Barr's Public House in Maumee, Firepit Grille in Holland, and Doc Watson's. We always have great crowd reaction and participation. Upcoming gigs: 10 p.m. Nov. 8 at Doc Watson's and at 7 p.m. Nov. ...

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  9. Folk-blues legend Alice Stuart to perform in West Seattle on FridayRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | West Seattle Herald

    ... collaborator, Stuart has toured or played with Van Morrison, Joan Baez, Jerry Garcia, Frank Zappa, Albert King, Doc Watson, Phi Ochs, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Mississippi John Hurt, and many others. She was briefly a member of Zappa's band, the ...

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  10. Music Forecast 10.23-10.29: Charlie Parr, Method Man & Redman, Courtney Barnett, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Pitch

    Charlie Parr There aren't many artists left who are true to the folk-singer tradition. Yes, there are plenty of folk musicians - it's an inclusive genre with diverse talents - but few are considered in the same league as Pete Seeger, Doc Watson and Bill Monroe.

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  11. Steel Wheels makes south La. debut at Manship TheatreRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... his own path to music, through acting gigs in folk musicals staged in nearby Lexington and hearing the music of Doc Watson, Willie Nelson and Texas singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt . Van Zandt's songs, especially, Wagler said, "exploded my mind in ...

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  12. Traditional Duets - Lynda Dawson & Pattie HopkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... They've chosen mostly familiar songs, including numbers made famous by the Carter Family, Bill Monroe, and Doc Watson. The album's highlights are numerous, with one of the best tracks their version of the Carter Family's A Distant Land to Roam . ...

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  13. Country RapRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Bohemian.com

    Eric Earley has bluegrass in his bones. The songwriter and front man of outlaw country rockers Blitzen Trapper was raised in the wilds of Oregon, listening to the traditional folk of Doc Watson and playing banjo alongside his musician father from the time he was 6 years old.

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  14. IBMA, Day Four: Greg Fishel's musical-meteorological puns and Canadian variations on bluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    ... Dave Wilson's witty stage banter tied together cuts from the quartet's catalog and tributes to the likes of Doc Watson. The set was heavy on the band's latest, Tightrope , which Wilson wryly reminded would be eligible for IBMA awards next year. "We ...

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  15. An Evening with Doc Watson & David HoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | KQED

    This program spotlights the signature sound and indomitable spirit of 5-time Grammy winner and National Medal of Arts honoree Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson . Blind since childhood, Doc developed an innovative flat-picking style of playing guitar and, with his son Merle, helped lead the folk roots revival of the 1960s.

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  16. Susquehanna Folk Music Society to present Roy Book Binder at Fort HunterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | PennLive.com

    ... Festival. Binder has performed with artists including Rev. Gary Davis, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, and Doc Watson in addition to his solo career. The concert at Fort Hunter will be preceded by a free potluck dinner. 7:30 p.m. (potluck ...

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  17. Tickets Go on Sale Today for David Bromberg Quintet at the Strand-CapitolRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... that company has included famous artists such as Bob Dylan, The Beastie Boys, George Harrison, Emmylou Harris, Doc Watson, John Hiatt, Jerry Garcia, Reverend Gary Davis, Dr. John, Pete Seeger, Willie Nelson, John Prine, Phoebe Snow, Jerry Jeff ...

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  18. Bunratty Banjo Pickers Festival: an eye- and ear-witness reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

    ... who between very amusing anecdotes and sharp one-liners gave us their interpretation of some Bill Monroe and Doc Watson classics as well as a lot more. Indoor jam: (r-l) Evan Lyons, Liam Wright, Bill Foster, John Nyhan There was also some very ...

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  19. Country Times: Experience Nashville in D.C.Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... show that takes fans inside "The Circle" recording that featured country luminaries Mother Maybelle Carter, Doc Watson, Roy Acuff and Merle Travis, and on the 1977 tour that made The Dirt Band the first rockers to visit Russia. Former Dirt Band ...

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  20. Country Times: Experience Nashville in D.C.Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... show that takes fans inside "The Circle" recording that featured country luminaries Mother Maybelle Carter, Doc Watson, Roy Acuff and Merle Travis, and on the 1977 tour that made The Dirt Band the first rockers to visit Russia. Former Dirt Band ...

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