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  1. Paula Cole, weekly open mic, & Parisian Explosion start off March at Club PassimRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... month of March with award-winning guitarist and singer-songwriter Sean Watkins , member of the bluegrass group Nickel Creek among many bands he's performed with. He has ascended to the Grammy stage over his 25 year career and is on tour promoting ...


  2. Upcoming pop shows: Gang of Four, Punch Brothers, and The Travelin' McCourys featuring Billy NershiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    ... tall among them are the Punch Brothers, yet another gig of maniacally busy mandolin whiz Chris Thile (he of Nickel Creek and a Grammy-winning duo album with the Curtis Institute's Edgar Meyer). But not only him: You also have banjo blazer Noam ...


  3. Sean Watkins: Feeling no pressure on solo tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    ... trying to be something they're not. You don't get that from Sean Watkins , whether he's playing with his band Nickel Creek or doing his solo work. His reason for keeping it real is that he doesn't care for the alternative. All jokes aside, Watkins' ...


  4. ToDo ToDay: Frankenstein, George Smallwood, and Sean WatkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | City Paper

    ... sponsored by Capital Fringe. Find more details on Facebook . 6:30 p.m. at 1800 Good Hope Road SE. Free . Nickel Creek guitarist Sean Watkins takes the stage at Gypsy Sally's for a night of folk and Americana tunes. Pop singer Jill Andrews opens the ...


  5. Download "Wave As We Run" by Sean WatkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    As co-founder of the ground breaking folk band Nickel Creek, Sean Watkins has held an influential hold over roots music since the band started playing in the late Eighties when Watkins was only 12 years old. Since then, the guitarist, singer and songwriter has released six albums with the band, including the 2002 Grammy award winning This Side .


  6. I Am They: I Am TheyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Christ Community Music

    I Am They by I Am They FOR FANS OF: Rend Collective, Nickel Creek, Mumford and Sons Rating: 31 2 out of 5 Stars A grand collision of folk and worship, I Am They bursts forth with a lively and intricate debut album. With tinges of bluegrass on the songs "We Are Yours" and "Even Me," the band showcases their versatility over the course of the album to expertly span the ground between folk, country, and modern worship.


  7. Kimberly Dunn on Kickstarting Her Debut Album & Showing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Billboard

    ... like Clint Black and Alison Krauss . Then, in my teenage years, I remember becoming really influenced by Nickel Creek and Chris Thile . It's so funny, because now these days, country music is kind of a mold of everything -- a little bit of rock, a ...


  8. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | K99FM

    Wednesday February 18th Happy Birthday! Some of those celebrating today... *Judy Kay "Juice" Newton country/pop crossover singer hits include Queen of Hearts Break It To Me Gently Loves Been A Little Bit Hard On Me 63 *Sean Watkins guitarist/vocals/songwriter bluegrass group Nickel Creek 38 *Dennis DeYoung singer/songwriter/musician - STYX 68 *Derek Pellicci drummer - T he Little River Band 62 *Robin "Rob" Bachman drummer - Bachman Turner Overdrive 50 *Dr. Dre rapper 50 *Vanna White TV personality Wheel of Fortune 58 *John Travolta actor/singer/dancer Grease Pulp Fiction Get Shorty 61 *Molly Ringwald 80's sensation Pretty In Pink 16 Candles The Breakfast Club 47 *Matt Dillon There's Something About Mary Crash Herbie: Fully Loaded 51 *Jillian Michaels personal trainer TV's The Biggest Loser - 41 *Yoko Ono avante-garde artist/musician/film-maker/ "The Dude" - Alan Goodwin Just a country ... (more)


  9. Hear Sean Watkins and Fiona Apple Team Up for Bluegrass StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | RollingStone

    "I grew up hearing songs like 'Banks of the Ohio' played at bluegrass festivals, and I never really paid attention to the words that much," says Sean Watkins, an Americana A-lister who kicked off his career by co-founding Nickel Creek at age 12. "It sounded like a happy song. One day, I looked it up and read the words and it was shocking.


  10. Phosphorescent bluegrass: The Punch Brothers tackle 21st-century smartphone stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Mountain Xpress

    ... the heels of a busy 2014 for Thile. He released the Grammy-nominated A Dotted Line with the recently reunited Nickel Creek, a newgrass band the preternaturally gifted string player started as a preteen. The group toured heavily throughout the ...


  11. PLAYLIST - Folk Alley nationally syndicated weekly radio show #150205Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Folk Alley

    ... In My Pocket - Runaway Soul - Blue Corn Hour 2 Emmylou Harris - Red Dirt Girl - Red Dirt Girl (2000) - Nonesuch Nickel Creek - Stumptown - Why Should The Fire Die? - Sugar Hill The Decemberists - Make You Better - What A Terrible World, What A ...


  12. Punch Brothers On World CafeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... two by the classical composers Debussy and Scriabin. The group was formed when Chris Thile's other band, Nickel Creek, went on hiatus. Punch Brothers worked with T-Bone Burnett on Another Day, Another Time , and decided to bring him on board to ...


  13. On The Record: Robert Earl Keen, Bob Schneider and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Austin American Statesman

    ... Lyle Lovett on "T for Texas" and Maines' daughter Natalie on "Wayfaring Stranger." Instrumental guests include Nickel Creek's Sara Watkins on fiddle and the Greencards' Kym Warner on mandolin. The banjo contributions of former Austinite Danny Barnes ...


  14. Local Artists Get Big News on Grammy NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | NBC San Diego

    Chris Thile, mandolinist for the acoustic trio Nickel Creek, was also nominated for three Grammy awards for his project with Edgar Meyer. Three San Diego musicians took home awards at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre Sunday evening.


  15. Ross Railhala's Sound Affects columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | TwinCities

    ... on the money to make sure we never get into this situation again." Garrison Keillor clearly digs bluegrass trio Nickel Creek. In 2011, he invited fiddler Sara Watkins to host an episode of "A Prairie Home Companion," the first time in decades the ...


  16. McCabe's Guitar ShopRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | LA Weekly

    ... among many others. Coffee and sweets available; no alcohol. All ages. Last year, the SoCal bluegrass trio Nickel Creek toured for the first time in seven years, but their singer-guitarist, Sean Watkins, managed to remain prolific with numerous other ...


  17. Sean WatkinsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | LA Weekly

    Last year, the SoCal bluegrass trio Nickel Creek toured for the first time in seven years, but their singer-guitarist, Sean Watkins, managed to remain prolific with numerous other projects. He's only just now getting around to fully promoting his third solo album, All I Do Is Lie , which came out in June, and he continues to perform with Fiction Family , Works Progress Administration and The Watkins Family Hour .


  18. Exclusive: Watch Black Keys Rip Through Three Songs on 'ACL'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... 40th season returned at the top of the month with a performance from the Avett Brothers and bluegrass trio Nickel Creek. An episode featuring the Foo Fighters will follow the Black Keys' episode on February 7th, and the season will conclude on ...


  19. The Best Concerts to See in L.A. This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... Sam Hiller and Atherton. - Liz Ohanesian Sean Watkins MCCABE'S GUITAR SHOP Last year, the SoCal bluegrass trio Nickel Creek toured for the first time in seven years, but their singer-guitarist, Sean Watkins, managed to remain prolific with numerous ...


  20. Happy Prisoner Record ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... to feel it. Hillbilly music remains a team sport and the Texan chops alongside excellent pickers including Nickel Creek fiddler Sara Watkins, sprightly local mandolinist Kym Warner, and former Austin banjo maestro Danny Barnes. Additional help comes ...