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  1. Daily Dish: 11/28/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows this winter. Mandolinist Chris Thile of the band Nickel Creek will be the guest host for shows Feb. 7 and 14 from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn. It's only the second time in ...

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  2. Keillor to step aside for a couple 'Prairie Home' shows; musician Chris Thile to guest hostRead the original story

    Wednesday | Lifestyles

    ... Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows this winter. Mandolinist Chris Thile (THEE'-lee) of the band Nickel Creek will be the guest host for shows Feb. 7 and 14 from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul. It's only the second time in the ...

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  3. Mandolinist Thile to guest host 'Prairie Home'Read the original story

    Wednesday | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Host Garrison Keillor plans to stay home and listen to "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows this winter. Mandolinist Chris Thile of the band Nickel Creek will be the guest host for shows Feb. 7 and 14 from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.

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  4. The Punch Brothers announce new album, playing Union Transfer on March 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    This past year Nickel Creek returned with a new album and a tour that brought them to the Tower Theatre this past May, as well as a stop at WXPN to play a Free At Noon . The Creek's mandolinist, Chris Thile, is also a member of The Punch Brothers , who just announced the release a new album and a tour that starts in January.

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  5. Hozier Adds Third Night at the Ryman; Punch Brothers Announce Feb. 27 Ryman GigRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Nashville Scene

    ... Gabe Witcher, Chris Eldridge, Paul Kowert and Noam Pikelny - stay busy with their own projects. Thile had a Nickel Creek reunion this summer, for example, and banjo pro Pikelny has been touring with Stuart Duncan, Aoife O'Donovan and others when he ...

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  6. Kick it up a notch in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... albums of the music of country artists who had just been signed to record deals two weeks ago. When "Pickin' On Nickel Creek" came out, I knew the concept had now come full circle and was bumping into itself. The time was right for "Pickin' On The ...

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  7. Driessen's dedication still paying big dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Sunday Herald

    ... squad of like-minded, similarly-aged pickers and fiddlers that included mandolin genius Chris Thile and his Nickel Creek chums, Sean and Sara Watkins, and Cody Kilby, who went on to play guitar and banjo with bluegrass superstar Ricky Skaggs. ...

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  8. Chris Thile Recognized as Murray State University Outstanding AlumnusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Cybergrass

    ... of contemporary music." A child prodigy, Thile first rose to fame as a member of the Grammy Award-winning trio Nickel Creek. Thile also won a 2012 Grammy for Best Folk Album for The Goat Rodeo Sessions, recorded with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist ...

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  9. Best albums of 2014: The long listRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... DeMarco - "Salad Days" Michael Cera - "True That" Mimicking Birds - "EONS" Mr Twin Sister - "Mr Twin Sister" Nickel Creek "A Dotted Line" Owen Pallett - "In Conflict" Phantogram - "Voices" Pillar Point - "Pillar Point" Radiator Hospital - "Torch ...

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  10. Hot Rize's 1st LP In 24 Years Debuts At #1 at BillboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Cybergrass

    Decades since its 80s reign as "one of the most important bluegrass bands ever,"(Chris Thile, Punch Brothers, Nickel Creek) - Hot Rize is back on top, with its first studio album since 1990 going right to #1 on Billboard's Bluegrass chart in its ...

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  11. Chris Thile talks about Ann Arbor, writing songs with Edgar Meyer and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | MLive.com

    Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile will play a show with acclaimed bassist Edgar Meyer at the Michigan Theater on Thursday, October 16. The show is presented by University Musical Society. In August, he played a show at the Michigan Theater with his bluegrass group Nickel Creek , and he'll be back at the same venue on Thursday, October 16 with bassist Edgar Meyer, playing new music from their album, "Bass and Mandolin."

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  12. Hard to imagine a lovelier time than at Celtic ColoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... - they played together later Saturday night at Glace Bay's Savoy Theatre - and Brittany's duties in the group Nickel Creek and playing with the likes of Steve Martin. So it was a real treat to hear them combine a Natalie tune written for best ...

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  13. Eclectic Point Music Film Fest to debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... counts among his admirers such fellow mandolin greats as David Grisman and former San Diegan Chris Thile of Nickel Creek (both of whom appear in Bowman's labor-of-love movie). "When I was submitting it to film festivals, I didn't find too many that ...

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  14. Roots revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Boulder Weekly

    ... he says. "They didn't get a chance to hear Earl Scruggs. They're beginning to listen to Allison Krauss and Nickel Creek and not knowing where that came from. I think it's more likely that they'd come and buy the record because my name is on it. They ...

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  15. Chris Thile talks about Ann Arbor, writing songs with Edgar Meyer and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | MLive.com

    Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile will play a show with acclaimed bassist Edgar Meyer at the Michigan Theater on Thursday, October 16. The show is presented by University Musical Society. Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile seems to be becoming a regular presence in Ann Arbor, since he played at the Michigan Theater with his bluegrass group Nickel Creek in August , and will be back at the same venue on Thursday, October 16 with bassist Edgar Meyer, playing new music from their album, "Bass and Mandolin."

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  16. Review: Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer at Bass HallRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... of their impeccably played performance Friday. Thile, who was previously a standout with "newgrass" bands Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers, is the latest in an impressive list of Meyer partners. The genre-jumping bassist has performed and recorded ...

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  17. Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer's new album breaks down musical wallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... has a backpack stuffed with solo projects, such as prog-grass blazers the Punch Brothers. His best-known band, Nickel Creek, asleep since 2007, awoke in April with A Dotted Line . After his tour with Meyer wraps up on Oct. 17, Thile vaults the ...

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  18. Sara Watkins to Play Smothers Theatre, 10/11Read the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Singer-songwriter and fiddler Sara Watkins , known for her work in the Grammy-winning band Nickel Creek and as a frequent guest on A Prairie Home Companion, brings her signature sound to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 11. Tickets, priced starting at $15 for the public and $10 for full-time Pepperdine students, are available now by calling 506-4522 or online at http://arts.pepperdine.edu/ . More information: http://sarawatkins.com/ Most recently seen on the Pepperdine stage opening for the Blind Boys of Alabama, Watkins spent most of her younger years, nearly two decades, as singer and fiddle player for the Grammy Award-winning, bluegrass-folk hybrid Nickel Creek.

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  19. Tiny pig prances, Aaron Paul's bad days before Breaking Bad, Baylor's spiffy new stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | CultureMap

    ... Paul's lesser known roles from earlier in his career, including a very memorable Price Is Right appearance. 5. Nickel Creek rocks NPR's Tiny Desk Concert . Acoustic jam band Nickel Creek looks right at home crowded around one mic in NPR's studio. ...

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  20. JAS Aspen Snowmass ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Chris Thile and siblings Sean and Sara Watkins, collectively known as Nickel Creek, have been widely embraced by the bluegrass and acoustic-music communities, even though their music makes a habit of stretching or ignoring genre boundaries.

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