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Is This Jazz? Axes at the Fort: The Newport Jazz Festival returns
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? Axes at the Fort: The Newport Jazz Festival returns

Every year at The Newport Jazz Festival, we are treated to an immense spectrum of performance that displays not only ...

Cultural Evolution: Journalist on the scene at Woodstock discusses the media then and now
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Cultural Evolution: Journalist on the scene at Woodstock discusses the media then and now

Ty Davis is a journalist and publisher, known for launching the Rhode Island-based alternative paper NewPaper during the 1970s, a ...

The Roots Report: An Interview with Kurt Vile
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The Roots Report: An Interview with Kurt Vile

Okee dokee folks… A few months back my bandmate Dan Lilley came to rehearsal with a CD in his hand ...

Friday Night Live: The smallest state’s smallest (and hottest) concert series
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Friday Night Live: The smallest state’s smallest (and hottest) concert series

If you’re searching for a hip new music spot, give this summer’s Friday Night Live, the small-scale concert series at ...

Keep On Movin’: Shoegazing: Lazy Magnet's strong attraction
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Keep On Movin’: Shoegazing: Lazy Magnet’s strong attraction

Lazy Magnet’s Tide Lazy Magnet is the longtime recording project helmed by PVD musician Jeremy Harris, who began recording music ...

The Roots Report: Send in the Crowds: Fuzek lauches his latest rant
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The Roots Report: Send in the Crowds: Fuzek lauches his latest rant

Okee dokee folks… I have a hard time comprehending the crowd-funding phenomenon. Maybe I should rephrase that, I have a ...

Rhythm & Roots: A Cajun exposition
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

Rhythm & Roots: A Cajun exposition

Summer is here, the sun is hot and our Vitamin D is at near-lethal levels, causing an incessant urge to ...

Keep On Moving: Exile at The Razor - Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium, Foxboro on July 7
July 10, 2019 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: Exile at The Razor – Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium, Foxboro on July 7

I first saw the Rolling Stones in fall 1989 on their Steel Wheels tour. At the time, being an adolescent ...

The Roots Report: Sunshine Tour Heads to Twin River
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The Roots Report: Sunshine Tour Heads to Twin River

Okee dokee folks… “Soft Rock” came about late in the ’60s and perfectly mellowed in the ’70s. That era spawned ...

Is This Jazz? An Interview with Greg Abate
July 10, 2019 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? An Interview with Greg Abate

Saxophonist Greg Abate has been leading the charge of post-bop excellence around the state and remains a constant fixture in ...