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Panorama: New York City’s Third Annual Music Festival
July 25, 2018 No Commentby

Panorama: New York City’s Third Annual Music Festival

  This weekend, I’ll be wandering Randall Park Island for New York City’s third annual Panorama Music Festival. The festival’s past ...

Jazz Insights: Mike Coffey
July 25, 2018 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Mike Coffey

Newport’s Mike Coffey is one of Southern New England’s premier veteran drummers. He was born in New London, Connecticut, and ...

Good-Natured Political Satire: Charlie Hall and the Ocean State Follies
July 18, 2018 No Commentby

Good-Natured Political Satire: Charlie Hall and the Ocean State Follies

Charlie Hall started the Ocean State Follies in 1992. Over the next two decades, it became the renowned and definitive ...

Keep On Moving -- Newport Folk and Other Fun Stuff
July 18, 2018 No Commentby

Keep On Moving — Newport Folk and Other Fun Stuff

Newport Folk Festival The last weekend in July means the return of the legendary Newport Folk Festival as it takes ...

Newport BridgeFest: Bridging the Gap
July 18, 2018 No Commentby

Newport BridgeFest: Bridging the Gap

Despite the illustrious histories of both the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals, there was for many years something missing. A ...

The Roots Report: Searching for a Heart of Gold
July 18, 2018 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Searching for a Heart of Gold

Okee dokee folks… Those of you who read this column or know me are aware that I am a huge ...

Senior Discount Releases The Best Revenge -- An Interview with Chuck Staton
July 12, 2018 No Commentby

Senior Discount Releases The Best Revenge — An Interview with Chuck Staton

  For 14 years Senior Discount has been providing punchy, catchy punk rock in RI clubs and bars, and their new ...

The Roots Report: Joe Jackson at The Strand
July 11, 2018 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Joe Jackson at The Strand

Okee dokee folks… “It’s Different For Girls” got things going for Joe Jackson on Monday night at The Strand in ...

Jazz Insights: Nicolas King
July 11, 2018 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Nicolas King

One of America’s top-rated musical entertainers today hails from Westerly, Rhode Island. Nicolas King, who is 26, began crooning at age ...

Songs You NEED To Know Vol. 1
July 11, 2018 No Commentby

Songs You NEED To Know Vol. 1

Rhode Island is a music hub filled with a wide range of musical talent, so I’m kicking off a new ...