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Beppe Gambetta
Published on Oct 14th, 2008
4 comments Italian guitarist with a deep love of American country music.
The Kinsey Sicks
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
0 comments The Kinsey Sicks call themselves a "Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet." In case you hadn't guessed, there's typically a bit of humor in their performances. The current show is called "WAKE THE F*CK...
Cory Chisel
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
0 comments Americana singer-songwriter from the Midwest with echoes of Waits and Dylan and bits of gospel and New Orleans peppered throughout. Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons - See It My Way
The Randall Bramblett Band
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
3 comments Goergia roots and blues multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Randall Bramblett has a long history which has him tied in with Gregg Allman and Steve Winwood in the 70's up through Gov't Mule and...
Caroline Herring and Arum Rae
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
0 comments Caroline Herring plays folk music rooted in various parts of the deep South, and Arum Rae plays blues with Berklee pedigree. Precocious local teenage songwriter Carleigh Nesbit opens. Caroline...
First Amendment Writes
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
8 comments Closing event for the annual poetry and songwriting contest hosted by the Music Resource Center and the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression. This year's judges once again...
Maria Muldaur
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
0 comments Rootsy blues singer and Greenwich Village native Maria Muldaur is best known for her 1973 pop hit "Midnight At The Oasis," but over the years she has also tried her hand at everything from country...
Jeffrey Scott and Gregg Kimball
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
0 comments Blues and traditional roots music
John Hamlett and Andy Thacker
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
1 comments It's not every day that you get to see an instrument played by the guy who built it, but here Lovingston luthier John Hamlett takes a rare break from crafting bridges and filing frets to actually...
Matty Metcalfe and Crewe d'Bayou
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
0 comments Multi-instrumentalist Matty Metcalfe plays New Orleans tunes aimed at the kiddies. Matty Metcalfe - Big Chief Matty Metcalfe - Chez Seychelles Matty Metcalfe - Happy Two-Step
Flory Jagoda and Susan Gaeta
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
1 comments Flory Jagoda and her apprentice Susan Gaeta sing the folk music of the Sephardi Jews who fled Spain during the Inquisition.
4D Rock! and Basshound
Published on Oct 10th, 2008
1 comments Baltimore funk and C-ville guitar jams Basshound - Til I Hit The Ground Basshound - Ranura Bastarda [live]
Cheryl Wheeler and Tracy Grammer
Published on Oct 2nd, 2008
1 comments When she's not busy with her solo work, New England folk singer-songwriter Cheryl Wheeler is an occasional comrade of the likes of Christine Lavin, Shawn Colvin, and Mary Chapin Carpenter. Tracy...
Blake Lewis
Published on Oct 2nd, 2008
0 comments If you can't stand American Idol, going to see Blake Lewis is probably the most subversively destructive thing you could possibly do as an audience members. See, if even the losers go on to have...
Girlyman and Nervous But Excited
Published on Oct 2nd, 2008
0 comments Hey, what a great pair! Because, see, actual girly men really do make us nervous but excited.
Jonathan Richman
Published on Oct 2nd, 2008
0 comments You may know Jonathan Richman from the records he made with his old band the Modern Lovers while nursing an unhealthy admiration for the Velvet Underground, or from his later solo work, or you may...
Willy Porter
Published on Sep 29th, 2008
0 comments Willy Porter is a folk singer with guitar chops strong enough to make you dizzy and verbal chops strong enough to wind Mad Libs-style live improv songwriting into his his shows. Willy Porter -...
Dar Williams
Published on Sep 29th, 2008
2 comments If there's a bigger modern folk-rock success story than Dar Williams, we have no idea who it might be. A hot streak in the late 90's gave rise to "Calling The Moon" and "If I Wrote You," both now...
Jan Smith
Published on Sep 29th, 2008
0 comments Songwriter Jan Smith partners with multi-instrumentalist hubby Jeff Voegelgesang on her heartwarming folky compositions. Jan Smith - James River Young and accordingly hyperactive acoustic duo...
Andy Friedman
Published on Sep 29th, 2008
2 comments Andy Friedman is a New Yorker cartoonist turned acclaimed alt-country singer who has alternately been called both an "erudite redneck" and "a hillbilly Leonard Cohen," and probably also many names...