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Quarterly report

Four months have come and gone in 2014 and there are a number of songs that are locked in my subconsciousness and will probably remain there for months.  These are the ten songs (in no particular order) that make me full bullish for the state of music.   Courtney Barnett “Avant Gardener” St. Vincent “Digital […]

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New Music Tuesday

It’s been nine years since Nickel Creek released their last studio album. They return with A Dotted Line and honestly it doesn’t sound they’ve lost a step.  Virtuoso mandolin from Chris Thile, impassioned vocals from Sara Watkins and a solid backing from Sean Watkins as well as those gorgeous harmonies from all three band members […]

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Get Out

Love Nickel Creek but prefer them solo?  This is your weekend as you can see Sara Watkins with Fiction Family featuring Sean Watkins from Nickel Creek on  May 9 at The Bootleg Theater or Friday, May 10 at McCabes Guitar Shop.  You can also see former Nickel Creeker and Mandolin Virtuoso Chris Thile at Largo on Saturday. Love My […]

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2011 Favorite Concerts

My favorite shows this year re-connected me to old favorite artists or introduced me to new and past talents that I had previously not known. 1) Prince at The Forum April, 2011 Sometimes you don’t know what you’re going to get with Prince.  He marches to his own muse which is one of the reasons […]

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