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  1. Album Review: A Dotted LineRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | The Free Press

    , Nickel Creek has outdone themselves with a new creative spark of imagination in both song lyrics and overall music style. Each note seems precise, clean and creative: A set of guitar riffs blend perfectly with the chopping of a mandolin in one ...


  2. Show review: The Grisly Hand, Oriole Post, and Parade Schedule at Czar Bar Jan.29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2010 |

    ... final performance of the night was from the strongest band of the three. The Oriole Post often get compared to Nickel Creek, but last night they sounded more like Omaha-based band Bear Country , who will be coming to Lawrence on February 5th . As ...


  3. First Listen: Sierra Hull, 'Weighted Mind'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | National Public Radio

    ... hands it's a precision instrument. Like her contemporary Sarah Jarosz , Hull has joined the rarefied company of Nickel Creek expats Chris Thile , Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins, pedigreed virtuosos whose youthful, searching musical minds have taken ...


  4. LIVE: Punch Brothers @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, 12/10/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Nippertown!

    ... point man of the band, and he's been seen in the area in myriad permutations - solo, with Michael Daves, with Nickel Creek, with Edgar Meyer, with Brad Mehldau But Punch Brothers is a band, and they functioned on that mic like an octopus, tentacles ...


  5. Chris Thile & Punch Brothers in Del. this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | The News Journal

    ... In 2007, the year when Thile's Grammy-winning acoustic three-piece Nickel Creek went on hiatus, Thile and some of the players who would eventually make up Punch Brothers played a sold out, 300-person show at the baby ...


  6. San Diegans Nominated for GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | NBC San Diego

    ... "The Phosphorescent Blues"). No stranger to the Grammys, Thile is a founding member of North County-formed Nickel Creek, the bluegrass band that won recognition for its fourth album. Seems like the fourth time could be the charm for Thile. ...


  7. Sean WatkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | LA Weekly

    Sean Watkins is a deft guitarist, lighting up such bands as Nickel Creek and Works Progress Administration with his nimble, casually effortless bluegrass solos. He can be heard monthly at Largo, where he performs with his fiddler-sister, Sara Watkins, in the homey Watkins Family Hour shows.


  8. New A Prairie Home Companion host Chris Thile has appeared on the show since age 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Charleston City Paper

    Thirty-four-year-old mandolinist Chris Thile has helped shape each genre of music he's dipped his toes into. With Nickel Creek, he injected the tired world of bluegrass with a dose of fresh ideas, spurring on the newgrass movement.


  9. One man show Chris Thile wows audience at Cal Poly PAC with his mandolinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | New Times SLO

    ... with The Goat Rodeo Sessions collaborators Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, and Edgar Meyer. The second time was when Nickel Creek was promoting their latest album, A Dotted Line .) Abstract star-shaped lights hanging above the stage set the mood. Multiple ...


  10. Artfully Edmonds: Strong programming choices lead ECA to string of full-house performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | My Edmonds

    ... is slated to delight ECA audiences with his musical virtuosity this month. A member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, Thile plays the mandolin and is both a composer and vocalist. With his broad musical outlook that encompasses jazz, rock, ...


  11. November's 24 top Portland concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 |

    ... Crystal Ballroom, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show. Tickets: $32.50-$37.50, $132.50 VIP p ackage. The Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers musician will handle this Bach-centric show all by himself - oh, and his mandolin collection will be there, too. ...


  12. Watkins Family HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    What time is it? Why it's the Watkins Family Hour on the Cafe today- led by the brother and sister Sean and Sarah Watkins, founding members of the bluegrass band Nickel Creek. The group is named after an informal monthly appearance they make in Los Angeles that features a rotation of guests including Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne, members of Dawes and others.


  13. Watkins Family Hour On World CafeRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2015 | National Public Radio

    What time is it? Why, it's the Watkins Family Hour , led by Sean and Sara Watkins of the bluegrass band Nickel Creek . The Watkins Family Hour is named after an informal appearance the siblings make in Los Angeles every month, featuring a rotation of guests that includes Fiona Apple , Jackson Browne , members of Dawes and others.


  14. Things to do in Birmingham this week, Nov. 1-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... Quicksilver. Virtuoso. These words certainly apply to Chris Thile, a mandolinist who first earned fame with Nickel Creek. A prodigy in childhood, Thile has grown into his oversize talent, exploring music that ranges from bluegrass to classical. ...


  15. Chris Thile coming to areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Advertiser News (North)

    Mandolin virtuoso and vocalist Chris Thile, a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $29-59. A multiple Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur Fellow, Thile, a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer, and vocalist.


  16. Mandolin Virtuoso and Vocalist Chris Thile to Perform at Mayo Center, 11/22Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 |

    Mandolin virtuoso and vocalist Chris Thile, a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, performs at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-59.


  17. Our Faulkner, our Twain: The last days of a A Prairie Home Companiona : Larry WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Whittier Daily News

    ... that he is in his 70s, and that sometime this year Chris Thile, mandolinist for his frequent guests, the band Nickel Creek, will take over as host, and that he will fade into the mists for real. Apparently - I have fallen away from my old Saturday ...


  18. Manolin Virtuoso Chirs Thile to Mandolin Excellence to LoberoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Noozhawk

    A four-time Grammy-winner and founding member of contemporary bluegrass bands Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers, Thile was awarded the prestigious MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" in 2012 and has recently been named the new host of American Public Media's iconic radio program A Prairie Home Companion . On this program, he will perform solo violin works on the mandolin by J.S. Bach, drawn from his 2013 recording, Bach: Partitas and Sonatas, Vol.1 , as well as his own compositions and contemporary music.


  19. Sean and Sara Watkins bring 'Family Hour' show home to Largo on Oct. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... that's transformed her and her brother, now 38, from wunderkind members of edgy San Diego bluegrass trio Nickel Creek (with mandolinist Chris Thile) through their latest project, the Watkins Family Hour. "The Family Hour has been the No. 2 band for ...


  20. Watkins Family Hour With Fiona Apple: NPR Music Tiny Desk ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | Little Green Footballs

    ... world of folk, bluegrass and beyond at L.A.'s famous Largo. Now, the Watkins siblings - known for their work in Nickel Creek, among many other projects - have taken their fiddle, guitar and charm on a country-flavored yellow brick road, gathering ...