Josh Ritter

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A Sorrow-ful Unknown Science

What's been a kick-ass bluegrass festival season — Ossipee Valley, Saddleback, and Thomas Point Beach were all stand-outs — has a wonderful coda this weekend with Henryfest.
Ode to Joy
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 09, 2011

Interview: Hilary Hahn

"Just because I play classical music doesn't mean I am classical music."
No strings
By JON GARELICK  |  March 12, 2010

Josh Ritter at Olin Arts Center Concert Hall

Another much-acclaimed indie-roots act, Josh Ritter, gives a special, intimate show at Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at 7:30 pm. Call 207.786.6135 to...
By webteam  |  December 02, 2009

Making waves

A packed weekend begins THURSDAY (the 30th) when the ladies take over at the Hi-Hat, with MELISSA FERRICK and locals Seriously Fierce (aka Heather Rose and Keturah) opening, call 401.453.6500.
Six Star General invade Newport
Newport Folk Fest 2009: 50th Anniversary

Newport Folk Fest 2009: 50th Anniversary

  This year’s a big ’un for the Newport Folk Fest, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2009 — as does the career of headliner...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 29, 2009

Vampires want more than just blood

In these trying times, we've shunned wizards for vampires
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 30, 2008


Welcome to Shangri-La

The first annual Shangri-La Festival, which will be held at the Fairgrounds in Blue Hill boasts an impressive lineup that spans generations and genres.
Maine's newest music fest begins Friday in Blue Hill
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 30, 2008

Found art

Photographer Jon Strymish’s truck is a mess.
Jon Strymish’s cluttered vision
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 21, 2008

Going on sale: July 20, 2007

Tesla, Nick Lowe, Spoon, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  July 16, 2007

Making a connection

He has a fan club and an MBA, which might not make all that much sense.
Phil Ayoub follows his Heart
By BOB GULLA  |  March 07, 2007

Going on sale: October 6, 2006

Beirut, Def Leppard, Guns N' Roses, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and more.
Breaking news from the concert-ticket trade  
By GOING ON SALE  |  October 02, 2006


The politics of songwriting

It’s a windy Saturday afternoon in February and already a long line has formed in front of Axis.
State Radio and Josh Ritter
By MATT ASHARE  |  April 28, 2006