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

    22 hrs ago | 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 .

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  2. 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.

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  3. 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 ...

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  4. 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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 ...

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  6. Punch Brothers: Tiny Desk ConcertRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | 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 ...

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

    Thursday Mar 12 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Mar 11 | 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.

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

    Sunday Mar 8 | Boston.com

    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.

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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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 ...

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

    Saturday Feb 28 | Examiner.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Thursday Feb 26 | Philly.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Thursday Feb 26 | Examiner.com

    ... 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' ...

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  14. 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 ...

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  15. 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 .

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

    Feb 15, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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 ...

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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)

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

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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.

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

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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 ...

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