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2014/09/18 07:34
2014/09/18 07:34
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Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: Singer/guitarist Jeff Tweedy has had a pretty good track record, with his pioneering, influential alt-country pioneer group Uncle Tupelo in the late...
2014/09/18 07:34
2014/09/18 07:34
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2014/09/17 05:41
2014/09/17 05:41
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Jeff Tweedy makes sure he's never the best musician in the room. Ever since he learned the ropes from the more experienced Jay Farrar in Uncle Tupelo, he's surrounded himself with players who are...
2014/09/17 04:22
2014/09/17 04:22
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Music, more times than not, can be the great equalizer. Music, even blues and jazz, doesn’t rely on your age or your race. However dire racial relations were in the past, there was always...
2014/09/17 04:08
2014/09/17 04:08
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With a powerhouse voice and a penchant for penning the most quotable of lyrics, Shelley King is on the fast track to mainstream breakthrough success. From receiving an award once given to Willie...
2014/09/17 00:27
2014/09/17 00:27
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Esteemed vocalist Mavis Staples--named as one of the "100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll" by VH1 and "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" by Rolling Stone--will perform for the first time on Maui in...
2014/09/13 15:48
2014/09/13 15:48
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Cover songs are a beloved musical tradition that serve many purposes: to rescue a lackluster live show, add spice to an encore or variety to a radio broadcast, or let established bands lighten up and...
2014/09/12 18:16
2014/09/12 18:16
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Who doesn’t love a good photo? Photopolis is the biggest photography festival in Atlantic Canada and for 31 days in October, the city will be covered with beautiful, provocative and moving photographs...
2014/09/12 13:09
2014/09/12 13:09
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Early in the Memphis soul documentary Take Me To the River, Terrence Howard as the narrator starts to talk about how influential the Mississippi Delta has been on American music, and a montage of...
2014/09/11 09:50
2014/09/11 09:50
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It is said that all art aspires toward musicality, and no form comes closer than film. The linear flow of moving images naturally mirrors the aural motion of music. When the sound era dawned, the very...
2014/09/10 20:44
2014/09/10 20:44
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They say good things happen in threes, an axiom that rings true in terms of recent documentaries about American popular music. Last year gave us "20 Feet from Stardom," a critical and commercial hit...
2014/09/10 16:12
2014/09/10 16:12
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The Weekend Warrior: Dolphin Tale 2, No Good Deed, The Drop Hope everyone figured out what to do with themselves during the Weekend Warrior's week "off"--which just by coincidence was one of the...
2014/09/10 10:09
2014/09/10 10:09
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In May, 2011, Jeff Tweedy and Wilco headlined the final day of Sasquatch! Festival, in central Washington. Before laying into an encore that would officially close out the festival, Tweedy had one...
2014/09/04 21:57
2014/09/04 21:57
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They say good things happen in threes, an axiom that seems to ring true when it comes to recent documentaries about American popular music. Last year gave us "20 Feet from Stardom," a critical and...
2014/09/04 15:42
2014/09/04 15:42
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The 2014 Ideas50+ National Event & Expo will include appearances by actors Kevin Spacey, LeVar Burton, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Valerie Harper, television personalities Martha Stewart and Samantha...
2014/09/03 18:06
2014/09/03 18:06
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Celebrating its fifth year, Lincoln Center�s White Light Festival seems to have hit a beautiful nerve.Audiences worldwide have responded to the Festival�s emphasis on those ephemeral, sometimes...
2014/08/29 18:44
2014/08/29 18:44
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A triple-bill of Los Lobos, Mavis Staples and John Mellencamp would be impressive in almost any concert setting. But what really makes their upcoming show here Saturday, Sept. 6, at the San Diego...
2014/08/29 12:38
2014/08/29 12:38
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Flip on the radio today, and you’ll likely hear some Americana-flavored music — with dozens of bands pulling from folk and blues and roots music to make their hits. Guitar virtuoso Bill Kirchen, who...
2014/08/29 07:53
2014/08/29 07:53
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The Beach Boys will cap off the season with a post-Labor Day performance Wednesday, but the Foellinger Theatre summer concert series is far from finished. Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Executive...
2014/08/28 17:12
2014/08/28 17:12
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... Things to Do Whether it's a gala event, a once-in-a-lifetime concert or a hidden gem of a play, we're here to up your cultural (and fun) IQ. Here are top picks for your cultural calendar for the...
2014/08/27 20:28
2014/08/27 20:28
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The lengthy lineup has been announced for the 2014 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, set for Oct. 3-5 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. It features plenty of the usual suspects -- such as Robert...
2014/09/18 07:34
2014/09/18 07:34
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