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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival - First Artists "Announced"

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2014

From its beginnings in 2001, it’s become one of the largest music festivals in the USA.

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Real Life Rock Top 10 (01/09)

1. Fiery Furnaces, Remember (Thrill Jockey)
Present-day New Yorkers by way of Oak Park, Illinois, Eleanor Friedberger, who does almost all of the singing, and brother Matthew Friedberger, the guitarist-organist-pianist who writes most of the songs and composes the train-wreck arrangements, plus whoever is playing bass and drums with them at any given time, are the most unpre­dictable band in the country. 2,017 more words

Greil Marcus

Spam 3: The American Connection

Apparently, it’s been decided out there in Spamland that I no longer need to be bombarded with detoxification contacts: I am once again considered clean, which is nice to know, having been clean throughout (except for that day the water pressure was horribly low and I couldn’t get a shower before going to work). 233 more words


June 20, 2014

I wanted to put a picture of a horseshoe I’ve had by my front door for years – it was small and belonged to our crazy horse Knar.   113 more words

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Fourth of July week at Rockport Music

On Tuesday, July 1 and Wednesday, July 2, at 8 pm, singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor will share his signature upbeat storytelling to touching ballads that will take audiences on a musical journey, whether singing  hits “I’ll Come Running,” “I Will Be in Love with You” or other favorites.   577 more words

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Never Saw Blue Like That

It is often said that pain exists so that joy can be experienced; pain then demands to be felt, but only on those who want to be happy. 650 more words

A Halcyon Songbook