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  1. Watkins Family Hour deliver warm, earthy debutRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | San Diego CityBEAT

    ... (Jason Mraz), suburban skate-shop pop-punk (blink-182) or weeded-out reggae-pop (Slightly Stoopid). But Nickel Creek, who rose to prominence in the early '00s thanks to some spectacular vocal harmonies and an unlikely Pavement cover, bucked that ...

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  2. See Watkins Family Hour 'Get High' With Fiona AppleRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | RollingStone

    ... Fitzgerald, with frequent Watkins Family Hour guest Fiona Apple on lead vocals. Apple's collaboration with the Nickel Creek siblings should be of no surprise. Earlier this year, the Idler Wheel singer partnered with Sean Watkins on the bluegrass ...

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  3. Ben Stas for The Boston Globe music reviewWaters, others launch a collaborative Newport Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Boston.com

    Roger Waters promised that he would do something special as the Friday night headliner of the Newport Folk Festival and he kept his word, giving a one-of-a-kind performance. The former Pink Floyd singer-songwriter not only surprised the sold out crowd by teaming up with My Morning Jacket as his band, he also convened an all-star ad hoc backing choir with Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe of Lucius, Amy Helm - daughter of The Band's Levon - and Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek, who added extra color to Waters' eclectic set with her fiddle, just minutes after ending her own superb set on a different stage with the Watkins Family Hour.

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  4. Sean & Sara Watkins Release "Watkins Family Hour" AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Cybergrass

    ... they'll extend an invitation to the many artists they've befriended over the years -- through their touring in Nickel Creek, as solo artists, and as frequent collaborators with other like-minded musicians from the worlds of bluegrass, folk, country ...

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  5. Red Wing Roots 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... display of all female harmony from Sarah-Sarah-Aoife, a remarkable collaboration between Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek fame, accomplished solo artist Sarah Jarosz, and Crooked Still singer Aiofe O'Donovan. The trio delivered a performance that ...

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  6. Why Chris Thile Will Make a Great Host for A Prairie Home CompanionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Denver Westword

    ... on those numbers, but it is a step into bringing down the age of the listeners. Thile is 34 and co-created Nickel Creek when he was only nine years old. He and is bandmates met as children at bluegrass shows they attended with their parents. He is ...

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  7. Diverse backgrounds and respect feed I'm With HerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Georgia Straight

    Sara Watkins of the U.S. trio I'm With Her may only be in her early 30s, but she's already a well-seasoned artist. By the age of eight, she was playing fiddle in progressive bluegrass and country-folk band Nickel Creek, with her elder brother Sean and mandolin ace Chris Thile, currently with the Punch Brothers.

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  8. The Watkins Family Hour coming to ReddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Red Bluff Daily News

    Redding >> A unique and fascinating evening of music will grace the stage when Sean and Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek and Fiona Apple feature an ever-evolving group of musicians that join them when they come to Cascade Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16. The Watkins Family Hour is always full of surprises, unexpected guests and one-of-a-kind match-ups. For singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalists Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins, the show has long been an oasis from the rigors of the road, a laboratory where they can try out new material or master beloved cover songs.

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  9. Punch Brothers light up ChautauquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Erie Times News

    ... like if it grew up in America playing bluegrass and loving classical tunes. He founded the group shortly after Nickel Creek broke up in 2007 (they have since reunited). Thile rounded up several bona fide virtuosos. Eldridge formerly played guitar in ...

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  10. Why Chris Thile Will Make a Great Host for A Prarie Home CompanionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Denver Westword

    ... on those numbers, but it is a step into bringing down the age of the listeners. Thile is 34 and co-created Nickel Creek when he was only nine years old. He and is bandmates met as children at bluegrass shows they attended with their parents. He is ...

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  11. Garrison Keillor returns to Macalester for 41st anniversary showRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | TwinCities

    ... "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows this winter. Mandolinist Chris Thile of the band Nickel Creek will be the guest host for shows Feb. 7 and 14, 2015 from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul. It's only the second time in ...

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  12. Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile to take over Garrison Keillor's iconic radio showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Digital Trends

    ... "Genius Grant" in 2012, performs and records with both bluegrass quintet Punch Brothers and acoustic trio Nickel Creek . During the 2015-2016 season, the multi-talented Thile will be joined periodically by Keillor serving as co-host. Keillor who ...

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  13. Aren't you getting a bit personal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... gradual program of bluegrass music immersion, combined with some light brain-washing and hypnosis. The music of Nickel Creek is introduced first in small doses, followed by something from the Alison Krauss Forget About It album, eventually ...

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  14. Radio News: New host for 'Prairie Home Companion' for July 1, 2015 , Segment 1Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... Public Media on most public radio stations in the United States. Thile plays mandolin the acoustic trio Nickel Creek and the bluegrass quintet Punch Brothers, and has been a frequent guest on the show, guest-hosting twice. Keillor was quoted saying, ...

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  15. Garrison KeillorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | TwinCities

    ... Saturday night shows. Thile, 34, a noted mandolin player and singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek (he is currently touring with the band Punch Brothers), made his first "Prairie" appearance when he was 15. Last February, for the ...

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  16. Garrison Keillor names his 'A Prairie Home Companion' host replacement -- and there's a 'Grimm' connection Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | OregonLive.com

    ... He's a 34-year-old musician, singer, and composer who's a master of the mandolin, is a member of the popular Nickel Creek trio, and formed the bluegrass ensemble, Punch Brothers . In 2012, he was awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship. Thile has ...

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  17. Garrison Keillor sees transition out of 'A Prairie Home Companion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... Saturday night shows. Thile, 34, a noted mandolin player and singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek (he is currently touring with the band Punch Brothers), made his first "Prairie" appearance when he was 15. Last February, for the ...

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  18. Garrison Keillor sees transition out of 'A Prairie Home Companion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Denver Post

    ... Saturday night shows. Thile, 34, a noted mandolin player and singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek (he is currently touring with the band Punch Brothers), made his first "Prairie" appearance when he was 15. Last February, for the ...

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  19. Premiere: The Watkins Family Hour visits 'Brokedown Palace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Los Angeles Times

    ... while recording and touring with mandolinist Chris Thile in the San Diego-based avant-garde bluegrass trio Nickel Creek. The album was recorded live in the studio over three days. They'll return to their home base at Largo on July 16 before ...

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  20. As far as part-time work goes, Toad is a good gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Coast News

    ... second solo album, "Winter Pays for Summer," in 2005, he also formed a group with the bluegrass-oriented group Nickel Creek (Chris Thile, Sean Watkins and Sara Watkins) called Mutual Admiration Society, which released a self-titled album in 2004. ...

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