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Chris Smither at Common Fence Point Community Hall

Chris Smither at Common Fence Point Community Hall


Chris Smither starts Time Stands Still (Signature Sound) mumbling about alienation and, as the program moves on, you realize just how well his knowledge of...
By webteam  |  December 03, 2009

Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009

A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2009
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Taking care of business

Boston is one of the healthiest markets for live roots music in the country. Here are the 10 roots shows we don't want to miss this fall.
Digging for gold in the roots and world-music scene
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 18, 2009
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Trail of tunes

The best summer music festivals take something from the season: the smell of the surf, the sight of the mountains, fireworks, lawn seating — or, at least, fried dough.
Music al fresco at summer fests
By CLEA SIMON  |  June 12, 2009
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Basic elements

Boston was a world-music stronghold even before the “world music” genre existed.
The international and roots-music scene heats up
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 08, 2008
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Something for everybody

As that great philosopher Brian Wilson once observed, summer means fun.
This summer, New England’s music calendar offers everything from Neil Sedaka to Lez Zeppelin
By BRETT MILANO  |  June 11, 2007


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Chris Smither

It’s proof that Smither’s artistry, energy, and outlook remain vital nearly 40 years into his career.
Leave the Light On | Signature Sounds
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 02, 2007
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The five-year itch

Fall River is not what you’d think of as a natural home for a “music geek’s paradise.”
The Narrows celebrates a big anniversary; JP Jones helps
By BOB GULLA  |  November 28, 2006
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Top ten Boston CDs: week of October 22, 2006

Aerosmith, Tanya Donnelly, the Lemonheads, Diecast, Sebadoh, and more.
As reported by Newbury Comics
By TOP 10 BOSTON CDS  |  October 24, 2006
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Top Ten Boston CDs: week of October 8, 2006

Lemonheads, Dane Cook, Diecast, Unearth, Sebadoh, and more.
As reported by Newbury Comics
By TOP 10 BOSTON CDS  |  October 10, 2006
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Top ten Boston CDs: week of October 1, 2006

Lemonheads, Dear Hunter, Diecast, Sebadoh, and more.
As reported by Newbury Comics  
By TOP 10 BOSTON CDS  |  October 03, 2006


Portland scene report, May 12, 2006

The Supersoul Challenger's roster change; Moses Atwood set to record CD; Sumner McKane Group climbs the charts
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 10, 2006
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Doin’ it live

The winter concert scene’s got something for everybody, from Averi to Zakir Hussain. Okay, I couldn’t resist that bit of alphabetical hackery, but it’s true.
 
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 09, 2006