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1 hr ago | APRN

Haines Songwriter Dreams Big, Courts Her Inspirationa s Ear

It's hard not to dream big among the tall mountains and wild sea in Southeast Alaska - especially in Haines where Christy Tengs serves dreamers and misfits alike in her family's downtown institution, the Pioneer Bar and Bamboo Room.


Related Topix: Haines, AK, Games, Scrabble

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Tim Green -- An Appreciation

I apologize for being again the bearer of sad news from New Orleans. Last night, word flew around town that we've lost another musical giant--and a great, great friend.


Related Topix: New Orleans, Jazz, Bridgeport, CT, Black Entertainment, Grover Washington, Jr.

15 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Garceau ready for new year in Oxford schools

Contractors are working through the weekend to ensure that renovations at Oxford Middle School are completed by Sept.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College, Rhode Island College, Northeastern University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The London Free Press

Five-year goal propels Stegall to Berklee

Soulful singer-songwriter Clara Stegall, who played at the Back To The Roots festival, is heading to Boston.


Related Topix: Canada, Pop/Rock, London

Wed Aug 27, 2014


Del McCoury to be Honored with American Roots Master Award

The Berklee College of Music is set to honor Del McCoury with an American Roots Master award when he performs with his band in Boston on September 12. Berklee College of Music's 2014-15 Signature Series kicks-off with Inspired by Muddy and Monroe with Grammy-winning bluegrass group the Del McCoury Band and acclaimed jazz and blues vocalist ... (more)


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Band, Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, Blues, Muddy Waters, Massachusetts

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bronx students Luis Traverse & Roslyn Reyes win summer scholarship to Berklee College of Music

Two Bronx students have been chosen for a prestigious summer scholarship at one of the nation's top music colleges.


Related Topix: The Bronx, NY, New York, NY

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Columbia Spectator

Who's who in the campus music world

Eliza Callahan, CC '17, is part of the duo Jack and Eliza, which got a shoutout from Time magazine over the summer as an under-the-radar band to watch.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

Guitar World

Lesson: Sunday Strum, Episode 14 - Downs Beats and Up Beats

In this episode I go over a basic strumming pattern stressing the downs in the first measure and the ups in the second measure of each chord.


End of Summer Activities Proliferate Outside Boston

The presumed sadness of the upcoming end of summer can be mitigated easily by the many activities taking place while the weather is still gentle.


Related Topix: Downtown (Boston, MA), Pop/Rock, Outside, August, Dining, Vermont


8/23/14: Today's Tips: Saturday

MUSIC : Stephane Wremble @ MASS MoCA , North Adams. Virtuosic Gypsy swing guitarist Stephane Wrembel is like the second coming of Django Reinhardt.


Related Topix: Django Reinhardt, Jazz, Midnight in Paris, Saratoga Springs, NY, Country, Juke Box

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cool Hunting

Elliot Scheiner and the ELS Surround Premium Audio System: The...

"Audio's been my life for over 40 years. I have always been passionate about what music should sound like," explains renowned music producer Elliot Scheiner .


Related Topix: Acura, Acura TL, Sedan, Acura TLX, Acura MDX, SUV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

Del McCoury to receive Berklee honor

T he Berklee College of Music is set to honor Del McCoury with an American Roots Master award when he performs with his band in Boston on September 12. Despite having been founded in 1945 for the study of jazz music, a new popular style at the time, Berklee has as its mission to prepare young musicians for a career in popular music, regardless of ... (more)


Literary cultural district showcases Boston as city of ideas

The creation of an official "district" - outfitted with wall plaques and served by walking tours of various literary locations - might seem an odd way to draw attention to the importance of reading and writing, acts that are generally pursued in solitude.


Related Topix: Symphony Hall (Boston, MA), us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Boston Travel, Boston, MA, Beacon Hill (Boston, MA), Boylston, MA, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Ramsey's newest artist: Morgan Treni

"That ended quickly," laughed Treni, now 25. "I dropped music and was undeclared for a while.


Related Topix: Boston, MA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poway singer, 18, wins full-ride...

Jackie Foster performs in concert. The 18-year-old Poway resident has been singing for audiences since she was 8 years old.


Related Topix: Poway, CA, San Diego County, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

City of Boston

The Mayor's Office of Arts + Culture presents the Boston Urban Music...

The Mayor's Office of Arts + Culture brings the Boston Urban Music Festival , showcasing a world-class production of urban music from Boston and beyond, to City Hall Plaza on Sunday, August 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Boston, MA, Black Entertainment, Talib Kweli, Hip-Hop

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Alternative Press

Paint Bridge Over Water Lillies with Renowned Guitarist John Carlini...

Paint the Monet inspired Bridge Over Water Lillies at Kayla's Creative Art Studio while listening to live music of renowned guitarist J ohn Carlini on Saturday, Aug. 23 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Guitarist and Berkeley Heights resident, John Carlini, is a graduate of Boston's Berklee College of Music and the US Navy School of Music.


Related Topix: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Jerry Garcia, Pop/Rock

Perez Hilton

Listen To This: Smells Like Teen Spirit

Many of us know and love Kiesza as the singer of huge dance anthems like Hideaway and Giant In My Heart , but the Canadian singer and songwriter actually got her start as a folk musician! A graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Kiesza dusts off her guitar and blesses us with a stripped-down and powerful cover of the Nirvana classic ... (more)


Related Topix: Dance, Kiesza

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Norva show will be a homecoming for Dead Poet Society singer

Dead Poet Society is one of the bands on the bill at The Norva in Norfolk on Saturday night in support of The Dead Tapes.


Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, Short, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Jack, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Hampton, VA, Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Maryland Gazette

Music Box: Astonishing dobro player Jerry Douglas visits Avalon Theatre

Blindingly brilliant dobro player Jerry Douglas appears Friday at the historic Avalon Theatre in Easton with his solo band .


Related Topix: Alison Krauss + Union Station, Country, Bluegrass, Alison Krauss, Boston, MA, The Flaming Lips, Pop/Rock, Entertainment