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

    4 hrs ago |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Saturday Jun 27 | 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 ...


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

    Monday | 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 ...


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

    Friday Jun 26 | 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. ...


  5. Song Premiere: Fairground Saints, 'Turn This Car Around'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... song. This early in their career, Fairground Saints could lean into their bluegrass twang and end up a poppier Nickel Creek , or they could land fully in those radio-friendly vocals and Top 40 choruses and rival Lady Antebellum or Lennon & Maisy . ...


  6. Home-grown music and home-grown food offered at Down From the Hills this weekend in New AlbanyRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    ... of the nation wide farm to table movement to bring people closer to the local sources of food. Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek will offer a free concert after the dinner. "Preservation of the culture and music of our region is part of the mission of ...


  7. Annual New Albany festival looks to the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 |

    ... a new outlook on the history of the festival, Johnson says that bringing in acts like Sean Watkins of the band Nickel Creek should make everyone feel welcome. "We've got an arts and crafts market this year and a petting zoo with pony rides and a ...


  8. 10 years of fun and countingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Madison Courier

    ... Appalachian South, continuing a sense of innovation in traditional American music put forth by bands such as Nickel Creek, Crooked Still, and The Wailin' Jennys. Named after Ukrainian nomads, Scythian plays immigrant rock with thunderous energy, ...


  9. New Albany plans first farm-to-table dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 |

    ... Foster. After the dinner there will be a free concert by Sean Watkins, a founding member of the bluegrass act, Nickel Creek. Tickets to the event are on sale at the New Albany Tourism Office located in the UCDA/Old Post Office across from the ...


  10. Ed Helms Set To Release Debut Album With His Band The Lonesome Trio In JuneRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Externals

    ... on Sugar Hill records, a label that is home to folk and bluegrass acts such Sarah Jarosz, Donna The Buffalo, Nickel Creek, and Sam Bush. The album will be released on June 16th and prior its release, the band will play a handful shows all over the ...


  11. Joshua Palmer Defines Met-a-cog-ni-tionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Cybergrass

    ... of creativity. Palmer sums up his influences this way, "My sister, who is eight years older, used to listen to Nickel Creek and that was the extent of my bluegrass influence on music until I was fourteen... Other than that it was just Classical ...


  12. Charm City bluegrass festival charms attendeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 |

    Sean Watkins, an Americana A-lister who kicked off his career by co-founding Nickel Creek at age 12, says, "I grew up hearing songs like 'Banks of the Ohio' played at bluegrass festivals, and I never really paid attention to the words that much. It... Several thousand attendees peaceably enjoyed the Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival 2015 in Baltimore's Druid Hill Park on Saturday, April 25, 2015.


  13. Hear Sean and Sara Watkins' Slinky Fleetwood Mac CoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | RollingStone

    It's hard to believe that for all the years Sara Watkins and her brother Sean have inhabited Los Angeles' Largo at the Coronet with their Watkins Family Hour revue, they've yet to release an actual album to document the monthly residency. That all changes July 24th, when the Nickel Creek siblings will release Watkins Family Hour - composed entirely of covers - with a little help from their friends Fiona Apple, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' keyboardist Benmont Tench, bassist Sebastian Steinberg and more.


  14. Thursday music picks: The Waterboys, Toby KeithRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Austin American Statesman

    ... eet to the Salt Lick Pavilion for the weekend. a Nashville rockers Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors are at Emo's. a Nickel Creek guitarist Sean Watkins plays a solo show at Cactus Cafe. a Barsuk Records indie pop duo Mates of State is at Red 7.


  15. Mountain Jams: Are You Ready for MerleFest 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Acoustic Guitar

    ... that have carried acoustic music into the 21st century. Acts ranging from Alison Krauss and Union Station to Nickel Creek, Old Crow Medicine Show, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Della Mae, and many others have made their names at Merlefest. At this ...


  16. Thursday music picks: Punch Brothers, Jamestown RevivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Austin American Statesman

    Punch Brothers at ACL Live. Mandolin wunderkind Chris Thile has been able to write his own ticket since he was a pre-teen with the youth band Nickel Creek, and he's taken full advantage, constantly pushing himself toward new horizons that blend bluegrass, classical, jazz and more.


  17. Punch BrothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... number of notes really quickly on the mandolin, but rather the joy he brings to his work: As the frontman of Nickel Creek and -- for the purposes of this tour -- Punch Brothers, he is someone who broadcasts passion, conviction and curiosity with ...


  18. See Sarah Jarosz's Folk Supergroup Cover John HiattRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... the venue." Jarosz played banjo. O'Donovan played guitar. Watkins, still in the middle of her reunion tour with Nickel Creek , played fiddle. All three women sang, and when they hit the stage later that night, they did so as a proper band. To ...


  19. Concord Music Group acquires Sugar Hill RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... releasing some of the most critically-acclaimed albums of the '80s and '90s. They first brought Chris Thile and Nickel Creek to worldwide attention, and had projects for Lonesome River Band, Dolly Parton, Seldom Scene, Hot Rize, Sam Bush, Infamous ...


  20. a Down From the Hillsa music festival, bluegrass championship moving to park this yearRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    ... will begin on Friday night at the park with a free concert by Sean Watkins, the founder of the bluegrass band, Nickel Creek, as well as an opener to be determined. The championships will open on Saturday morning. The competition judges include two ...