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New music being released July 15

* Morrissey, "World Peace Is None Of Your Business" - The video of the lead single features Nancy Sinatra next to Morrissey performing the song in spoken word.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

Saturday Bible Study: Pearls Before Swine

This is a response to a vocal ministry I gave this past week. I would very much like to know your thoughts and life experiences.


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Kevin Bryan's Record Reviews

Richard Thompson,"Acoustic Classics" - Richard Thompson been rightly acclaimed as one of the Top 20 guitarists of all time,and "Acoustic Classics" finds this supremely gifted folk-rock musician applying his peerless instrumental technique to pared down versions of some classic creations from his illustrious back catalogue .


Related Topix: Richard Thompson, Richard Chevolleau, Ronnie Lane, Willie Nelson, Country

Art Daily

Lacoste Gallery exhibits works by New England painter Buzz Masters and ceramic artist David Peters

Lacoste Gallery presents works by New England painter Buzz Masters and ceramic artist David Peters.


Related Topix: Geology, Science

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Todd Snider Announces Fall Tour and Album Re-issues

The tour commemorates the 10th anniversary of Todd's critically-acclaimed album, East Nashville Skyline, and the 20th anniversary of his stellar 1994 debut, Songs For The Daily Planet.


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Wed Jul 09, 2014

World Premiere of Emerald City Theatre's 'HANSEL &...

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre have announced the World Premiere of HANSEL & GRETEL: A WICKEDLY DELICIOUS MUSICAL TREAT, with music and lyrics by GRAMMY-nominated Justin Roberts and a book by Emerald City Theatre Artistic Director Ernie Nolan .


Related Topix: Justin Roberts

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Shetland Today

Levellers to return next week

Folk punk legends The Levellers will be making their third trip to Shetland next week for what is hoped to be a sell-out concert in Clickimin on Wednesday.


Related Topix: The Levellers, World News, United Kingdom,

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Jen Chapin's 'Reckoning' isn't just music, it's heart-rending stories.

Her music is difficult to categorize into a specific genre. Some of her songs are evocative of jazz and soul, while others are folky and alternative.


Related Topix: Jen Chapin, Folk, Harry Chapin

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Michael Franti, "The Voice" contestants to perform at...

Michael Franti & Spearhead are scheduled to perform Aug. 8 at Obliteride, a bike ride raising money for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.


Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Reggae, Hip-Hop, The Paperboys

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Harrison festival set to heat up summer

The 36th annual Harrison Festival of the Arts celebrates a long history of nurturing up and coming talent under the direction of the Society's new management team, Executive and artistic director Andy Hillhouse and general manager Mel Dunster.


Related Topix: Celtic, Highlights, Country, Juke Box, Folk

The Japan Times

'Children of the Revolution'

When asked by a comrade why the press had such intense fear and loathing of the Red Army Faction's female members, Ulrike Meinhof replied, "Women are at the heart of human reproduction.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Carlos, Terrorism

Tue Jul 01, 2014


Jeff Moehlis: Richard Thompson, Acoustic and Electric

There aren't many musicians who, from the 1960s to the present day, have consistently released first-rate material that's always worth a listen.


Related Topix: Richard Thompson, Santa Barbara, CA, Folk, Fairport Convention

Connect Savannah

Drivin N Cryin N Rockin

Before the Drive-By Truckers, before Jason Isbell, before Lucero, there was Drivin N Cryin.


Related Topix: Kevn Kinney


The Levellers announce greatest hits LP and UK tour

Levellers have announced plans to release their Greatest Hits LP on September 29, 2014, via their own On The Fiddle Recordings label, as well as a supporting UK tour.


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Mon Jun 30, 2014


What's going on Tuesday? (Beck, Martyrdoom, Pretty & Nice, Heaven's...

Beck @ Central Park Summerstage Beck put out his twelfth album this year, Morning Phase, which is his first in six years and he considers it the "companion piece" to 2002's Sea Change.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Beck, God

Veteran Irish punks are ready to rock

The Ottawa Jazz Festival's penultimate day will end raucously. At 10:30 p.m. tonight , Kingston's the Mahones will take to the Laurier Avenue Canadian Music Stage.


The English Historical Review

The Levellers: Radical Political Thought in the English Revolution, by Rachel Foxley

This is the first serious, full-length study of the Levellers as political thinkers.


Related Topix: The Levellers

Vancouver Courier

27 things to do this Canada Day

Tons of action this year, centring on the main stage at Jack Poole Plaza. Eight bands perform throughout the day, including The Paperboys and Said the Whale .


Related Topix: Life, Canada Day, Holidays, The Paperboys, Jazz & Blues, Jazz, Painting, Arts, North America, Canada, World News,

What makes Christian music Christian?

Christian music or as it is known Contemporary Christian Music or CCM is a broad range of music, from pop to rock from rap to top 40 radio.


Related Topix: Gospel, CCM, God

Fri Jun 27, 2014


The actor determined to Rave On as Buddy Holly

Around two-thirds of the new homes will be on brownfield land with the rest on greenfield but opponents say the plan is a 'broken promise' Roger Rowley is taking on the leading role in the Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story which comes to Wales next week Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story, the multi award-winning West End production, returns to Cardiff next ... (more)


Related Topix: Buddy Holly, Rock-N-Roll, Buddy, Pop/Rock, Story, The Beatles