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Catching up with the Rice Cakes

Roz, Casey, and Justin continue their epic musical quest
Roz, Casey, and Justin continue their epic musical quest
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 10, 2013
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Feeling the pain

Vudu Sister aren't a folk band, either
Vudu Sister aren't a folk band, either
By CHRIS CONTI  |  May 03, 2013
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From Punky to folky to sultry and more

'Twas a ball-breaking task trying to include all of the quality local music Rhody-based artists cranked out over the past 12 months.
Hear, here
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 21, 2012

Ravi Shavi, Atlantic Thrills hit N. Main

Last call for a pair of fantastic shows in the Provy area on THURSDAY (the 29th): the Low Anthem's JOCIE ADAMS performs a solo set with special guests ANNIE & THE BEEKEEPERS at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801).
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 30, 2012
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The Low Anthem help revive the Columbus Theatre

Indie-folk hometown heroes the Low Anthem are hosting "Revival!," a two-night grand-reopening bash, celebrating the return of the historic Columbus Theatre (columbustheatre.com) on Broadway.
On Broadway
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 16, 2012
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Off the Couch: From Shaolin with love

On THURSDAY (the 22nd) head to Mardi Gras in Cranston and welcome back hard-rock quartet KANERKO ; Al, Kev, Nick, and Anthony just returned from a goodwill trip to Kosovo where they rocked out for our troops — nice work, guys.
Wu-Tang wordsmith GZA hits Firehouse 13
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 23, 2012


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The year’s best local releases

The Year in Music was pretty damn good to us locals, with noteworthy, often nationally-recognized albums created right here in our backyard.
Hear, here
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 23, 2011
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Brown Bird go for it with Salt For Salt

Brown Bird couldn't have chosen a better launching point to Go For It than their latest album, Salt for Salt , as the incredibly talented twosome of David Lamb and partner MorganEve Swain leave the shipyard and coffeehouse behind and set out to make mu
Full steam ahead
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 16, 2011
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The Low Anthem's Jocie Adams shares her gems

I still remember the first time I met Jocelyn Adams in early 2010 during the Low Anthem's final day of recording Smart Flesh .
Absorbing swirling notions
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 15, 2011

Freaky Friday

Head to the Jewelry District on FRIDAY (the 20th) for an early evening block party with N'awlins fave KERMIT RUFFINS and locals ROUTE .44 at the Spot Underground, followed by a raucous nighttime lineup including ANGRY FARMER and SASQUATCH &
Block Party Mania and more!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 20, 2011

Iron & Wine at the State Theatre, April 18

Iron & Wine evoke summer in my mind.
Music seen
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 22, 2011


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Firehouse 13 gets a facelift

The walls of the Firehouse 13 cultural center are a deep red now, split by a long, white stripe on the northeast wall, with a bit of black below.
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By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  April 22, 2011

Hit the sauce

Come find us at the Salon on THURSDAY (the 10th) high-posting in the basement with DJS WAY O'MALLEY AND NO GO GO spinning assorted party jams; 21+ and no cover all night, call 401.865.5330.
The Low Anthem, Green Day, and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 11, 2011
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The Low Anthem | Smart Flesh

For those eager to see that indie-folk cherry get popped, the Low Anthem's latest should be the lucky one to do the deed.
Nonesuch (2011)
By MIRIAM LAMEY  |  February 25, 2011
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Yes.Oui.Si shows DIY show-space potential

A new multimedia art space on Vancouver Street run by a trio of twentysomethings, Yes.Oui.Si has the feel of one of the mixed-media collages that decorate its walls.  
Out: Affirmative art
By LIZ PELLY  |  February 18, 2011
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Flesh and blood

The acclaimed folk/Americana quartet resume the whirlwind promo stretch leading up to their third full-length release, following 2008’s critically-lauded breakthrough Oh My God, Charlie Darwin and their ’07 debut, What the Crow Brings .
Last year, the Low Anthem finished their third album and toured the world. During a freewheeling interview back home, they tell us all about it
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 18, 2011


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50 shows to see before finals week

This is a message fromBostonFunShit, the Phoenix's authority on having a good time: Get out of your dorm. Here are 50 ways to have an unforgettable evening this semester.
Pulling an all-nighter
By @BOSTONFUNSHIT  |  January 28, 2011
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2011 brings Jon Hope, the McGunks, Jocie Adams, and more

We're wrapping up our 2011 preview, checking in with a few more of our favorite local acts and artists.
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By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 07, 2011
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Review: CasUno's sharp Sore Thumb; plus a New Low Anthem CD!

"Welcome to where we keep it wordy not nerdy," declares CasUno EndCrews (aka Chris Andrews) on "Sticks Out Like a Sore Thumb," the title track of his latest and final solo disc.
Eccentric gift of gab
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 19, 2010

Josh Ritter & his River City Band at the State Theatre


American pop-folk musician Josh Ritter and his River City Band play in town, capping off a rejuvenating opening week for the State Theatre (609 Congress...
By webteam  |  October 20, 2010
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Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2010, Part Two

Andrew Bird, the Swell Season, Richie Havens, What Cheer? Brigade and more, live from Newport, July 30 - August 1, 2010
Andrew Bird, the Swell Season, Richie Havens, What Cheer? Brigade and more, live from Newport, July 30 - August 1, 2010
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  August 06, 2010


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Photos: Newport Folk Festival, part one

The Low Anthem, Yim Yames, John Prine, Sharon Jones, Edward Sharpe and more, live from Newport, July 30 - August 1, 2010
The Low Anthem, Yim Yames, John Prine, Sharon Jones, Edward Sharpe and more, live from Newport, July 30 - August 1, 2010
By JEAN HANGARTER  |  August 06, 2010

Downtown-bound: Indie arts fest takes it to the streets

Cross the bridge to New Bedfid and catch THE PROPELLERS in action at the New Wave Cafe on the 30th, while SANTA MAMBA kick off their Aquidneck weekend by scorching the dance floor at the Newport Blues Cafe.
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By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 30, 2010

Maine Songwriters Association ramps up, Pat Colwell's record, and more

The MAINE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION are trying to ramp up their happenings a little.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 23, 2010
50 Bands 50 States Alumni: Where Are They Now?

50 Bands 50 States Alumni: Where Are They Now?


This week, we're rolling out our now-annual survey of the best new-ish band in each state in our great nation (The first year we did...
By Ryan Stewart  |  July 08, 2010
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The Devil makes them do it

"Americana, on the rocks" is the official tagline for the Benedictions, steady cooking since forming just 16 months ago (more on that in a minute), led by a familiar name on the folk circuit in G.W. Mercure.
Digging deep with the Benedictions
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 25, 2010


Low Anthem + Brown Bird at SPACE


A band whose star has been rising quickly over the past year, the vigorous and expansive Low Anthem, from Providence, ought to put in a...
By webteam  |  April 21, 2010
The Low Anthem + The 'Mericans at Lupo's

The Low Anthem + The 'Mericans at Lupo's


There's an ache that simmers in The Low Anthem's music. "Every new love is just a shadow," sings Ben Knox Miller on "To Ohio." It's...
By webteam  |  April 14, 2010
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Bringing it all back home

"Pull around back, head up the fire escape and knock twice, someone will let you in."
In the studio — a former pasta sauce factory in Central Falls — with the Low Anthem
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 26, 2010

The Low Anthem visit the Low Countries

Plus Brown Birds and Toughcats
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 12, 2010