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  1. Chris Austin Songwriting Finalists AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Cybergrass

    ... on the Austin Stage at MerleFest on Friday, April 25: The first-round judges were: Singer/songwriter/musician Tift Merritt, Claire Armbruster of Planning Stages, Ashlee-Jean Trott of Music City Roots, John Tumminello of Musicians Corner/Music City ...

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  2. Meet Your Next Website AddictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Geeksugar

    ... the scenes. To honor America's National Parks, Quietest Show on Earth invited artists like Andrew Bird and Tift Merritt to the nation's National Parks for an ultra-intimate performance in some of the nation's most beautiful spaces. Only 10 people ...

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  3. Watch David Byrne Adorably Cover Biz Markie's 'Just a Friend'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | RollingStone

    ... in-the-pocket rapping and, uh, interpretative spoken word over a live band (including backup vocals by Tift Merritt). With his hands gesticulating as much as your favorite rapper, Byrne turns the song into a storytelling session more akin to a Moth ...

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  4. We're being screwed by Spotify! David Byrne, R.E.M.'s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | Salon

    ... musicians paid when their music is played on the radio. David Byrne , Mike Mills of R.E.M. , alt-country's Tift Merritt, experimental/jazz guitarist Mark Ribot, and others are among the performers. The group plans a further rollout later this year. ...

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  5. Artists' Pay For Radio Play Rally & ConcertRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2014 | Mi2n

    ... opportunities. Artists including David Byrne, Mike Mills (REM), Marilyn Carino, John McCrea (CAKE) Marc Ribot, Tift Merritt, Jason Moran (via video) and Jennifer Charles (Elysian Fields) will perform to highlight the issue. They will perform songs ...

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  6. Americana singer Tift Merritt, classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein form unlikely duoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader

    Simone Dinnerstein, left, and Tift Merritt each had some trepidation about collaborating, but both say they grew from taking musical risks.

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  7. Arts Briefs | Telluride Horror Show, Oct. 1-12, Announces Call for EntriesRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2014 | The Telluride Watch

    ... Fest & Songwriter Showcase comes back to the Historic Sheridan Opera House Thursday, July 18-Saturday, July 20. Tift Merritt, Hayes Carll, John Fullbright, The Wagoneers, Eric Brace & Peter Cooper and Lincoln Durham will perform, and New York City ...

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  8. Brit Bobby Long's American roots musicRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... ath of Phil Everly. Here, tender-voiced Teddy Thompson will pay tribute by singing with a host of guests - like Tift Merritt, Mike Doughty and Nicole Atkins - all of them warbling in glorious tandem.

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  9. Mary Chapin Carpenter Revisits Songs With OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2013 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... on Feb. 28 and March 1 at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Joan Baez , Shawn Colvin , Jerry Douglas , Tift Merritt and Aoife O'Donovan will join her for those shows. Absolutely stunning! I got goosebumps. How do you improve upon perfection? MCC has ...

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  10. Mary Chapin Carpenter Revisits Songs With OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2013 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... on Feb. 28 and March 1 at Avery Fisher Hall in New York. Joan Baez , Shawn Colvin , Jerry Douglas , Tift Merritt and Aoife O'Donovan will join her for those shows. Content engaging our readers now, with additional prominence accorded if the story is ...

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  11. LIVE: Over the Rhine @ The Egg, 10/18/13Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2013 | Nippertown!

    ... changing their sound considerably without losing the band's melodic essence. North Carolina singer-songwriter Tift Merritt opened the show with a sublime set accompanied by Eric Heywood, pulling double-duty. Like some amazing cross between Emmylou ...

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  12. BPO guest perfomer cut her own musical pathRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2013 | Business Journal

    ... 7. Since then, Dinnerstein has released three more solo discs along with a joint collaboration with folk singer Tift Merritt that came out this past spring. Her latest solo disc, Bach's "Inventions & Sinfonias" is due out in mid-January.

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  13. Andrew Bird's Hands of GloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2013 | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... near Joshua Tree, California. Dubbed "The Quietest Show On Earth," the event paired Bird with singer/songwriter Tift Merritt, a camera crew, and 10 lucky contest winners for an intimate concert in celebration and support of America's national parks. ...

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  14. Siskind's debut album sees new light 11 years after release [Roanoke Times (Roanoke, VA)]Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2013 | Hispanic Business

    ... blended her pretty and haunting songs with production by Tucker Martine (The Decemberists, My Morning Jacket, Tift Merritt, Aoife O'Donovan) and guitar wizardry from Bill Frisell. It's not rare for an album, even a good one, to fall through the ...

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  15. Siskind's debut album sees new light 11 years after releaseRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2013 | Hispanic Business

    ... blended her pretty and haunting songs with production by Tucker Martine (The Decemberists, My Morning Jacket, Tift Merritt , Aoife O'Donovan ) and guitar wizardry from Bill Frisell . It's not rare for an album, even a good one, to fall through the ...

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  16. Tonk's Let's Keep It DarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2013 | Independent Weekly

    ... became a primary concern for its members. That is, however, unlikely, given that Brown remains the anchor of Tift Merritt's backing band, Barwick is a co-owner of Kings Barcade and Readling is a member of Chatham County Line. Guitarist Lin Peterson ...

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  17. The Bristol Post published REVIEW: Josh Ritter with Tift Merritt at St George's Bristol,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2013 | This Is Somerset

    ... the first time in even more years he was back in Bristol. If that was not good enough news, supporting him was Tift Merritt, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter from North Carolina whose short set included new songs and some of her best-known ...

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  18. Sir Paul waxes Beatlesque on album, 'New'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2013 | The Spectrum

    ... nature of the two Johns-produced tracks are evidence of his work with rootsy artists like Ryan Adams and Tift Merritt. "Early Days," one of which, is about the only song on "New" that McCartney sounds his age, lyrically looking back on his younger ...

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  19. The autumnal Over the Rhine enchants a World Cafe Live crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2013 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... to an enchanted World CafA Live audience. Following the country and folk aesthetic of standout opener Tift Merritt , Over the Rhine took the crowd on a journey through their home state of Ohio and beyond. The rich, jazz-like vocals of Karin ...

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