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This Spring's Jazz & World music shows

The saxophonist Chris Potter started drawing attention when he joined the group of legendary bebop trumpeter Red Rodney as an 18-year-old Manhattan School of Music student.

By JON GARELICK  |  March 01, 2013
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The Punch Brothers | Who's Feeling Young Now?

For a group full of virtuosos, the Punch Brothers refuse to dole out prodigious string-murdering sessions.
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By ZETH LUNDY  |  February 10, 2012
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Getting down and dirty with Joe Walsh

Seeing Joe Walsh for the first time, down with Jerks of Grass in some of the final days of the Bramhall Pub, he was immediately "the Android".
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By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 30, 2011

The Punch Brothers at One Longfellow Square


Popular pop/bluegrass group The Punch Brothers, formerly known as How to Grow a Band, play two shows this evening (6:30 and 9:30) at One Longfellow...
By webteam  |  October 27, 2010
The Punch Brothers at the Newport Blues Café

The Punch Brothers at the Newport Blues Café


When Chris Thile left Nickel Creek he wanted to widen his scope. Mission accomplished. The Punch Brothers, with mandolin whiz Thiele at the helm, steer...
By webteam  |  October 26, 2010
Newport Folk Festival continues at Fort Adams State Park

Newport Folk Festival continues at Fort Adams State Park


Hats off to Levon Helm, the great singer and drummer from the Band who has recently made some of his best music since his late...
By webteam  |  July 28, 2010


Mandolin Fest

At SPACE Gallery, March 27
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By BRIDGET M. BURNS  |  April 02, 2010

Punch Brothers at Portland Ovations


It's mandolin weekend in Portland, and however not-very-exciting that sounds like it could be, the powers that be have molded it into a pretty great...
By webteam  |  March 24, 2010

2010 preview

What’s coming to the clubs
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By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 01, 2010

Punch Brothers at L.L. Bean


  Elsewhere, Nickel Creek's Chris Thile brings his latest project, Punch Brothers, to L.L. Bean's Flagship location as part of the store's free summer concert...
By webteam  |  July 22, 2009