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  1. Austin City LimitsRead the original story

    Saturday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... All find a home on the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage. ACL showcases modern Americana with the Avett Brothers and Nickel Creek. The Avett Brothers perform tunes from their album Magpie and the Dandelion. Nickel Creek highlights their comeback album A ...

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  2. The Watkins Family HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Westword

    The Watkins Family Hour began as a monthly residency hosted by Nickel Creek's Sara and Sean Watkins at Los Angeles' Largo at the Coronet club. This summer's residency tour, the band's first outings outside Largo, comes on the heels of the Family Hour's self-titled debut album, released on July 24 via Thirty Tigers.

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  3. Americana Music Festival announces full lineup, releases schedule appRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Examiner.com

    ... Family Hour at Mercy Lounge, in addition to a still unannounced surprise set. Watkins Family Hour is led by Nickel Creek's Sean and Sara Watkins and features a cast of players that has included Fionna Apple and Benmont Tench of Tom Petty & the ...

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  4. Ypsitucky give San Diego roots music a good nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | San Diego CityBEAT

    ... interesting then, that San Diego has produced quite a few excellent artists with a rootsy streak, from NPR MVPs Nickel Creek to the rowdy and rollicking El Monte Slim. That band's leader, Ian Trumbull, launched a new band last year, Ypsitucky , ...

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  5. Music Notes | Bluegrass bigshot has gig with his Common Ground at Creek RatzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Myrtle Beach Online

    In my last Music Notes column I raved about Kid Drew and the Brassholes, a local rock 'n' roll act that far too few people know about or make the effort to see. This week I will rave as equally hard about Alan Bibey and Common Ground, performing at Creek Ratz in Murrells Inlet Aug 21. We play all kinds of music for these types of gigs; some country covers, originals, Marvin Gaye, Nickel Creek, Miranda Lambert, all stripped down to acoustic versions.

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  6. Ypsitucky give San Diego roots music a good nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | San Diego CityBEAT

    ... interesting then, that San Diego has produced quite a few excellent artists with a rootsy streak, from NPR MVPs Nickel Creek to the rowdy and rollicking El Monte Slim. That band's leader, Ian Trumbull, launched a new band last year, Ypsitucky , ...

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  7. Weekend Top 10: Nickel Creek + Fiona Apple = Watkins FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | SiliconValley.com

    ... for the talented siblings Sara and Sean Watkins, best known as founding members of the neo-bluegrass outfit Nickel Creek. The band grew out of a series of Los Angeles gigs in which the Watkins and a revolving cast of musical pals got together and ...

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  8. All in the Watkins Family, with guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | SFGate

    Nickel Creek's Sean and Sara Watkins have revived old-time radio bluegrass hours with the Watkins Family Hour, with some of the biggest names in bluegrass and folk music crowding the stage, as they'll do this weekend at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley. The Grammy-winning Nickel Creek siblings will host the Watkins Family Hour both Friday and Saturday, with Fiona Apple on piano, Don Heffington on drums and Sebastian Steinberg on bass.

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

    Jul 28, 2015 | 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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  10. See Watkins Family Hour 'Get High' With Fiona AppleRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | 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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  11. Ben Stas for The Boston Globe music reviewWaters, others launch a collaborative Newport Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | 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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  12. Sean & Sara Watkins Release "Watkins Family Hour" AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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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  13. Red Wing Roots 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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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  14. Why Chris Thile Will Make a Great Host for A Prairie Home CompanionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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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  15. Diverse backgrounds and respect feed I'm With HerRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | 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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  16. The Watkins Family Hour coming to ReddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | 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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  17. Punch Brothers light up ChautauquaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | 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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  18. Why Chris Thile Will Make a Great Host for A Prarie Home CompanionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | 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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  19. Garrison Keillor returns to Macalester for 41st anniversary showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | 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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  20. Mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile to take over Garrison Keillor's iconic radio showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | 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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