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Rollin ’n’ tumblin’

Genre-jumping all week long
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 07, 2010
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Cowboy Junkies at Hi-Hat


Choosing the quiet route has always worked for Cowboy Junkies. From the late '80s on, Margo Timmins and her siblings have drifted through feathery songs...
By webteam  |  May 05, 2010
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Southern Exposure

Since Fusionworks Dance Company has maintained a studio in East Greenwich for almost five years, artistic director Deb Meunier decided it was time to bring dance to South County.
Fusionworks gets 'Unwrapped'
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  March 31, 2009
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Higher calling

Although the annual fall concert by Fusionworks Dance Company has not been given a title that ties the dances together, director/choreographer Deb Meunier has noticed a theme emerging from the repertory pieces and premiere works that will be presented.
Fusionworks contemplates spirituality
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  November 12, 2008
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O, Canada!

You’d be forgiven for assuming that nothing’s been going on in Canada for the last few years beyond the interconnected shenanigans of that country’s indie-rock elite.
Cowboy Junkies, k.d. lang, and Kathleen Edwards are not hockey pucks
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 19, 2008
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Karen Dalton

Dalton pours herself so fully into each tune, it’s no wonder she flamed out.
Cotton Eyed Joe | Delmore: 2CDs, 1 DVD
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  February 05, 2008


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Folk heroics

“Why is he such a big deal right now?” a friend asked with some exasperation earlier this month when I mentioned that I had a phone date with M. Ward. M. Ward, "To Go Home" (mp3)
Or, how M. Ward became such a big deal
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  June 19, 2007
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Still waters

On record, Toronto’s Great Lake Swimmers trot between the countrified rock of the Cowboy Junkies and the somber folk of latter-day Neil Young.
Great Lake Swimmers, Middle East Upstairs, June 5, 2007
By JON MEYER  |  June 12, 2007
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War and peace

More often than not, when an artist gets airplay covering a decades-old song, it’s out of desperation — the sign of a career on its way down.
Cowboy Junkies expand their reach
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 08, 2007
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Cowboy Junkies

Regardless of whether you think of this Canadian outfit as pretentious somnambulists or artful rock poets, they’ve carved out a grass-roots career since bursting onto alt-rock radio with a barbiturate cover of Lou Reed’s “Sweet Jane” in 1988. Cowboy Ju
Long Journey Home: Live in Liverpool | Zoë
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 04, 2006
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In the Pink

Any group of musicians can get together, ramp up the beats per minute, and impress a crowd of onlookers with a barrage of notes, but only a finely tuned band can play slowly and keep people interested.
Seekonk’s second is a perfect sculpture of sound
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 26, 2006


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Redemption songs

Ryan Lee and the Mindless’s There Is No Music (Solari) was one of my favorite local albums of 2005.
Ryan Lee Crosby reemerges with the Mindless
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 17, 2006