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  1. PICTURES: Five highlights from Purbeck Valley Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    The Purbeck Valley Folk Festival brought together some of the scene's best-loved performers, including Beth Orton and Richard Thompson. 1. The venue: There can be few places in the world as picturesque as lovely Purbeck, and this event makes the most of its rural setting.


  2. Tyler Childers & Larry Keel Perform 'Rock Salt And Nails' At Fish CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JamBase

    Guitarists Tyler Childers and Larry Keel were participants in this year's Fish Camp music and fishing program held in May in Lansing, West Virginia. The intimate event included guided fishing tours with Childers and Keel on the New River, as well as special performances by the pair of musicians and others.


  3. Tyrone hosts Christian Family Faith DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Altoona Mirror

    It was an encounter with God 33 years ago that changed the Rev. Al Paquette's life.


  4. Dawn Landes heads for York after making new album with the cream of NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | York Press

    AMERICAN country singer Dawn Landes returns to her Southern roots on her September 14 album Meet Me At The River on the Yep Roc label. After a wide-ranging career wherein Landes has toured the world in Sufjan Stevens' band, worked as a producer and engineer at Philip Glass's studio, sung with the New York City Ballet and The Boston Pops, delivered a TED conference talk in Vancouver and written her own musical, Row, she worked with the cream of Nashville's musical crop on her latest set of 12 songs.


  5. Subservience, Suffering and SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Jerusalem Post

    The poor woman who wrote this book was born into a specific sect tantamount to a cult of ultra-orthodox Judaism known as the Gur Hassidim. As a child and teenager the author accepted the rules, regulations and restrictions required by the sect.


  6. Seventh Amplify set for Friday and SaturdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Benton Courier

    Christian music and a festival atmosphere will take over the area around Holland Chapel Baptist Church, located at 15523 Interstate 30 in Benton, for two days for Amplify Christian Music Festival. The seventh annual event is set Friday and Saturday.


  7. World's 'poorest' ex-president Mujica turns down pensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Newsday

    Former Uruguayan leader Jose Mujica, who was dubbed "the world's poorest president" for his modest lifestyle, says he does not want any pension from his time as a senator. Mr Mujica resigned on Tuesday from the post of senator, which he had held since 2015, when his five-year-term as president had ended.


  8. New mural in EaDo mixes McDonald's with Houston city lifeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Houston Chronicle

    Houston artist Gonzo recently partnered with local McDonald's owners to paint a mural at 1538 Saint Emanuel St. that draws inspiration from the city. It also advertises McDonald's new electronic ordering options, such as kiosks and mobile applications. 2 comments

  9. Iconic singer, songwriter, guitarist Richard Thompson coming to Musikfest Cafe in BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | The Morning Call

    A critics favorite singer-songrwriter-guitarist who played with a legendary folk group in the 1960s, had hit records of his own in the 1970s and '80 and has had a career of more than 50 years, will perform at Musikfest Caf at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, it has been announced. Richard Thompson, who as a teenager played and sang with Fairport Convention - perhaps behind only Bob Dylan as seminal to the folk-rock genre - will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. He will play with an electric trio.


  10. Just Announced: (Sandy) Alex G will play the First Unitarian Church this NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Still on the road in support of his 2017 album Rocket , Philly's Alex G has announced a winter tour, which will include a stop at First Unitarian Church on November 16th, joined by Half Waif. The tour will also feature the newly-reformed Duster and Harmony Tividad of Girlpool.


  11. The Paperboys close out Summer Kicks seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    In the final Summer Kicks concert, The Paperboys will bring their dance-happy blend of folk, Celtic, bluegrass, ska, and afrobeat. Kicking Horse Culture states it is "closing out the season with a party," for the final edition of the Summer Kicks concert series in Spirit Square on Wednesday, August 15. The Paperboys pioneered a unique blend of music that put them on par with folk rockers like Leahy and Great Big Sea 25 years ago in Vancouver.


  12. From school to pensioner in band that started folk rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Sidmouth Herald

    The original Fairport Convention was a bunch of friends meeting after school to play music. That was back in the sixties and as founder member Simon Nicol explained that was what you did.


  13. Portugal. The Man play a that songa and a lot more fantastic music at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Redlands Daily Facts

    John Gourley of the band Portugal.The Man performs at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Friday, August 10, 2018. A little over a year after Portugal.


  14. Bright and early, first preseason scrimmage cranks up at SouthernRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | The Advocate

    Defensive lineman Robert Square III, left, works against offensive lineman Jonathan Bishop, right, during practice at A.W. Mumford Stadium. From the end of spring practice, coach Dawson Odums began saying this would be the deepest team he's had in six-plus seasons at Southern.


  15. A diacritical mix-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Washington Post

    The July 20 " Pearls Before Swine " comic strip by Stephan Pastis confused two marks used commonly in writing: the umlaut and the trema. A trema is a diacritic mark that consists of two dots and is placed over a letter, "naive" in the strip.


  16. PREVIEW: Cropredy - it's not just a festival, it's an institutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Oxford Mail

    THIS Saturday night, tens of thousands of festival-goers will gather in a north Oxfordshire field, joining together in voice as they sing-along to folk-rock legends Fairport Convention. The annual Fairport's Cropredy Convention is more than a festival it's a musical institution, attracting fans of the band from around the world to an ordinarily peaceful corner of the county, just beyond Banbury.


  17. Six things not to miss at this year's Purbeck Valley Folk Festival and how to win family ticketsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 10 | Bournemouth Echo

    HUNDREDS of folk music fans will be flocking to Dorset next week for the family-friendly Purbeck Valley Folk Festival which kicks off on Thursday. Legendary acts will rub shoulders with upcoming talent amidst the beautiful hillside surroundings of the Purbeck Valley Farm from August 16-19.


  18. Candidate hopes she's in tune with votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Recorder

    Nerissa Nields is known around the Pioneer Valley as part of the folk-rock group the Nields, but to Jo Comerford she is also a close friend.


  19. Recommended Live Music for the Weekend When the summer slows down, the live music starts to heat up.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Jesse Marchant ditched his JBM stage name for a self-titled 2014 release, revitalizing distinctly tranquil folk-rock. The singer's fourth album, Illusion of Love, drapes his weathered baritone over atmospheric synth for pensive, lovelorn output. ...


  20. Brandi CarlileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Denver Westword

    ... into the stratosphere - a note of pure messy emotion that shows both her range and her unvarnished honesty. The folk-rock singer-songwriter achieves similar heights on "The Joke," from her sixth studio album, By the Way, I Forgive You . On that ...