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  1. Thursday music picks: The Waterboys, Toby KeithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Austin American Statesman

    ... eet to the Salt Lick Pavilion for the weekend. a Nashville rockers Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors are at Emo's. a Nickel Creek guitarist Sean Watkins plays a solo show at Cactus Cafe. a Barsuk Records indie pop duo Mates of State is at Red 7.


  2. Mountain Jams: Are You Ready for MerleFest 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Acoustic Guitar

    ... that have carried acoustic music into the 21st century. Acts ranging from Alison Krauss and Union Station to Nickel Creek, Old Crow Medicine Show, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Della Mae, and many others have made their names at Merlefest. At this ...


  3. Thursday music picks: Punch Brothers, Jamestown RevivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Austin American Statesman

    Punch Brothers at ACL Live. Mandolin wunderkind Chris Thile has been able to write his own ticket since he was a pre-teen with the youth band Nickel Creek, and he's taken full advantage, constantly pushing himself toward new horizons that blend bluegrass, classical, jazz and more.


  4. Punch BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Denver Westword

    ... number of notes really quickly on the mandolin, but rather the joy he brings to his work: As the frontman of Nickel Creek and -- for the purposes of this tour -- Punch Brothers, he is someone who broadcasts passion, conviction and curiosity with ...


  5. See Sarah Jarosz's Folk Supergroup Cover John HiattRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | RollingStone

    ... the venue." Jarosz played banjo. O'Donovan played guitar. Watkins, still in the middle of her reunion tour with Nickel Creek , played fiddle. All three women sang, and when they hit the stage later that night, they did so as a proper band. To ...


  6. Concord Music Group acquires Sugar Hill RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... releasing some of the most critically-acclaimed albums of the '80s and '90s. They first brought Chris Thile and Nickel Creek to worldwide attention, and had projects for Lonesome River Band, Dolly Parton, Seldom Scene, Hot Rize, Sam Bush, Infamous ...


  7. a Down From the Hillsa music festival, bluegrass championship moving to park this yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | New Albany Gazette

    ... will begin on Friday night at the park with a free concert by Sean Watkins, the founder of the bluegrass band, Nickel Creek, as well as an opener to be determined. The championships will open on Saturday morning. The competition judges include two ...


  8. The 10 Weirdest, Most Wonderful Punch Brothers Cover SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | KQED

    Since making their debut in 2008, Punch Brothers, the bluegrass ensemble led by Nickel Creek's virtuosic mandolin player Chris Thile, have gained a reputation for diving headlong into the most unexpected of covers. Below is a compilation of the best, the silliest and the most left-field of 'em all.


  9. Wherever I Wander - Snyder Family BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... center to the edges of what modern bluegrass music is all about. It has probably been since the early days of Nickel Creek that we saw such young prodigies in our midst. 19 year old Zeb, and 16 year old Samantha Snyder, are already in the top ...


  10. Punch Brothers pack a musical wallopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    You can trace a fascinating musical and emotional arc between Nickel Creek co-founder Chris Thile's engrossing 2006 solo album, "How to Grow a Woman from the Ground Up," and this year's "The Phosphorescent Blues," likely the finest album he's made to date with his virtuoso band, Punch Brothers . The five-man group performs Wednesday at Observatory North Park .


  11. Watkins, Jarosz and O'Donovan announce new single and videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Bluegrass Blog

    Sugar Hill Records has announced the May 8 release of a 7" vinyl single from the roots power trio of Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, and Aoife O'Donovan. The three young women, known for their previous work in groups like Nickel Creek and Crooked Still, and as headlining solo artists, have come together this year to record and tour as a unit.


  12. Shock-rocker Marilyn Manson to play ShowboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | HeraldNet

    ... act is the latest act from Chris Thile, the skilled mandolin player who first found success with the band Nickel Creek. O K G o , meanwhile, will play the Neptune Theatre at 8 p.m. March 24, as the inventive Internet darlings tour behind their ...


  13. Thursday Night Acoustic Excellence: Punch Brothers: NPR Music Tiny Desk ConcertRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Little Green Footballs

    ... mandolinist had brought a project to my desk - it was his fourth. The last time was with his longtime band Nickel Creek, but also with his new braces. So the cake we presented here was inscribed "Brace Yourself Chris Happy Birthday." He blew out the ...


  14. Mipso at AMP: Thursday, March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | City Paper

    ... Holler Pop , displays a youthful, more upbeat take on the folk rock and bluegrass proffered by the likes of Nickel Creek and James Taylor. With every word and strum, Mipso keeps to the mountain gospel-but that's not to say the band adheres blindly ...


  15. Punch Brothers: Tiny Desk ConcertRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... mandolinist had brought a project to my desk, it was his fourth. The last time was with his longtime band Nickel Creek - and his new braces. So the cake we presented here was inscribed "Brace Yourself Chris Happy Birthday." He blew out the candles ...


  16. Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen - Leading The Way In Today's BluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... only impressive if you understand the insular nature of the bluegrass industry, where tradition still rules and Nickel Creek keeps getting pushed into the "Americana" category. I caught up with Frank as he was touring with the Jerry Douglas-led ...


  17. Deal is Signed! We have BIG news! We have officially signed a book...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Country Courier

    We have officially signed a book deal with our new author Korby Lenker! We are publishing his incredible compilation of short stories, scheduled to release in December 2015-stay tuned for more details! An abbreviated list of Lenker's achievements so far includes: a significant amount of airplay on the legendary Seattle indie rock station KEXP; a BBC 2 interview with Bob Harris, which is only about the highest honor a rootsy singer-songwriter touring the U.K. can get; opening slots for acts ranging from Willie Nelson to Ray LaMontagne, Nickel Creek, Keith Urban, Susan Tedeschi and Tristan Prettyman; a successful run with one of the hottest young West Coast bluegrass bands of the aughts; and wins in the Merlefest folk songwriting contest as well as the Kerrville Folk Festival's elite New Folk songwriting competition.


  18. Rousing bluegrass artistry from the Punch BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 |

    Nickel Creek and the Punch Brothers are both fronted by mandolinist Chris Thile , and both bands are built around bluegrass instrumentation without hewing to the orthodoxy of the genre. But where Nickel Creek is bluegrass as pop music, the Punch Brothers are bluegrass as art-rock.


  19. What's going on Thursday? (Tibet House concert, Will Butler,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Gaby Moreno @ Beacon Theatre Chris Thile is one of the more prolific guys in modern bluegrass. He reunited Nickel Creek last year, and now he's already got a new Punch Brothers album and is on tour with them too. Hundred Waters, Mitski @ Music Hall ...


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

    Feb 28, 2015 |

    ... 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 ...