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The Roots Report: Crystal Anniversary: Celebrating 15 years of folkin writing
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Crystal Anniversary: Celebrating 15 years of folkin writing

Okee dokee folks…I have been so busy over the past couple of months that I almost forgot that I recently ...

Keep on Movin’: A Sonic Synopsis: Music in mansions? Music in parking lots? Check and check.
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

Keep on Movin’: A Sonic Synopsis: Music in mansions? Music in parking lots? Check and check.

For this edition of Keep on Movin’, a rundown on some notable fall happenings. The cooler weather brings a lot ...

Twist on a Classic: ENSEMBLE/PARALLAX premieres video and music works in their fifth season
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

Twist on a Classic: ENSEMBLE/PARALLAX premieres video and music works in their fifth season

Providence dwellers Peyman Farzinpour and his wife Nara Shahbazyan are the quintessential 21st century musicians. In addition to managing very ...

Keep on Moving: Shakin' the Leaves from the Trees: Venture from your house for these shows
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

Keep on Moving: Shakin’ the Leaves from the Trees: Venture from your house for these shows

I tried to model this year’s Fall Guide column after a Ramones concert — no frills, just kill. Check out ...

Is This Jazz? A Swinging Season: Hot jazz for cool nights
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? A Swinging Season: Hot jazz for cool nights

Don’t hibernate just yet! There are plenty of regular jazz gigs happening around this part of the Northeast in the ...

Orchestral Underpinnings: A classic autumn soundtrack
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

Orchestral Underpinnings: A classic autumn soundtrack

Autumn is a great time for classical music in New England. Giving way to fanfare and season openers, the 2019-20 ...

A Righteous Cacophony!: Pronk! serves as a bridge between worlds
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

A Righteous Cacophony!: Pronk! serves as a bridge between worlds

Imagine a music festival with virtually no electricity or amplifiers, no sponsors and a resounding message of inclusivity. Imagine it’s ...

The Roots Report: Record Setting Sesh: A quick report on folk to see in the fall
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Record Setting Sesh: A quick report on folk to see in the fall

Okee dokee folks … I am going to try to set a record today for the fastest column I have ...

Jazz Insights: Sammy Sherman
August 28, 2019 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Sammy Sherman

In 1914 another of Woonsocket’s famous musical greats was born.  Samuel (Sammy) Sherman began his musical career on the violin. He ...

Terry and the Boys: Timeless rock act NRBQ hits southern Rhode Island
August 14, 2019 No Commentby

Terry and the Boys: Timeless rock act NRBQ hits southern Rhode Island

RI music fans soon will have the opportunity to experience one of rock’s best-kept secrets. The long-standing, battle-tested band NRBQ, ...