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The Met turns 2

Last call for a "World Music Party" at Fête (401.383.1112) on THURSDAY (the 6th) led by Boston's KLEZWOODS (CD release), THE SOMERVILLE SYMPHONY ORKESTAR , and more.
Plus, Punks for a Princess
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 07, 2012

From Sleep City to Sky Jelly

The holidaze are history, so divest your disposable income into some good shows this weekend.
Warm it up
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 07, 2011

Fall, out; plus, the Met is all that

A busy FRIDAY (the 17th) begins in the boonies with LYIN’ BITCH & THE RESTRAINING ORDERS at Dan’s Place in West Greenwich (401.392.3092), while acclaimed pianist SHANNON COREY returns to the Speakeasy at Local 121 (401.454.4581).
Off the Couch
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 17, 2010

Paging Queequeg

Like Captain Ahab with Moby-Dick, it appears Providence Bishop Tommy Tobin has his own obsession with Rep. Patrick Kennedy.
Patrick and the Bishop go another round. Plus, farewell to Mary and Art.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 27, 2009
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Springing ahead

When I asked Chris Daltry just where exactly his acclaimed quintet the 'mericans had been hiding out, the founding father of the rootsy rockers was quick to deflect any insinuation that the Providence group had been slacking.
The 'mericans are comin' back 'round
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 24, 2009
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Mix nuts

Pop music has a history of great production teams.
An interview with breakout roots-music production stars the Tremolo Twins
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 23, 2008


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Johnny Carlevale and the Rollin’ Pins live it up

Over the years, Providence’s Johnny Carlevale has served as a kind of musical archivist.
Gettin' real gone
By BOB GULLA  |  June 10, 2008
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The word's the thing

Eric Paul, singer and lyricist for Chinese Stars, just released his second collection of poetry, I Offered Myself As the Sea.
Chinese Stars’ Eric Paul gets poetic
By BOB GULLA  |  March 26, 2008
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Kind of blue

Roomful of Blues is headed back home, and the timing couldn’t be better.
Roomful soldiers on; plus, the Radionics and Ebu Gogo
By BOB GULLA  |  January 23, 2008
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Bring on the blues

There’s lots of music in store just around the proverbial corner for local music aficionados.
New discs on tap by Roomful, Al Basile, and Ronnie Earl
By BOB GULLA  |  December 04, 2007
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Staff of life

Wheat’s debut, Medeiros, feels as fresh as yesterday, which is very fresh.
Wheat make extraordinary  Everyday music
By BOB GULLA  |  May 22, 2007


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Visionaries

As I write this, Alec K. Redfearn and his Eyesores are trekking across western Europe, entertaining and amusing audiences with their picaresque,
The Eyesores’ new disc, farewell, Century Lounge
By BOB GULLA  |  April 25, 2007
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Finding a balance

He’s a romantic, that’s for sure, but he’s also a realist.
Craig DeMelo’s Whiskey Poet; plus, Jerimoth Hill
By BOB GULLA  |  February 20, 2007
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Across countries

So much for keeping it local.
The Mercy Brother's Mike Dinallo gets around
By BOB GULLA  |  January 30, 2007
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Heard ’round here

There were lots of great records to choose from, so I decided not to limit the list to 10 selections.
15 reasons to be cheerful
By BOB GULLA  |  December 20, 2006
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Dave Howard rolls on

For as long as we’ve known him, Dave Howard and his band the High Rollers have been exploring the fertile turf linking the blues and R&B, with forays into rock and roll.
New country disc! New gig with Roomful of Blues!  
By BOB GULLA  |  September 26, 2006


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Local heroes

The set time, 9 pm, wasn’t ideal, but everything else came together perfectly for Zox as they made their inaugural appearance at the music industry blitzkrieg known as South by Southwest.
Rhode Island bands make a good showing at SXSW
By BOB GULLA  |  March 21, 2006
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The contenders

The ’06 edition of the WBRU Rock Hunt is upon us.
Meet the WBRURock Hunt semifinalists
By BOB GULLA  |  February 09, 2006