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Eclectic Early Summer Festivals

Sunshine, picnic blankets, girls in flowy dresses, hula-hoops. Music festival season is mere weeks away, and everyone from Philharmonic fans to indie rockers has something to anticipate.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Spies, Spooks, And Rock 'n' Roll At Twilight Of The Cold War

Valery Saifudinov, a pioneer of Soviet rock music, sings at his last concert before emigrating to the United States.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band brings country-rock hits to Gallo Center

"I think it was a term put out in the late '60s when some of the rock 'n' roll musicians started to use more acoustic instruments in rock albums – banjos and mandolins and things like that, which were traditionally country instruments," he told The Bee.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Beach Metro Community News

Entertainment Beat

Beach Jazz and Reflection is back, with a local double feature. Malvern CI's jazz ensemble and jazz choir will be the musical guests for the next edition, with a theme of Artistry in Rhythm .

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

What's Phil Madeira reading?

For the last few years, Madeira, 61, has spent a lot of his time on the road playing accordion and guitar for Emmylou Harris.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Legendary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band stops in Vernon

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will take to the stage at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Oct. 29, with tickets going on sale April 4. NGDB, which is often cited as a catalyst for an entire movement in country rock and American roots music, continues to add to its iconic status.

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