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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 ...

Keep on Moving: July Brings the Heat
July 4, 2018 No Commentby

Keep on Moving: July Brings the Heat

You might be feeling the post-fourth hangover and dealing with the oppressive humidity. But take comfort that there’s lots of ...

Mike D's Top 5 Can't Miss Shows of July
July 4, 2018 No Commentby

Mike D’s Top 5 Can’t Miss Shows of July

1. Saturday, July 14: Brandon Reilly; 7:30pm; $10; All ages; Alchemy, 71 Richmond St, PVD. Brandon Reilly is having a busy year. His ...

The Roots Report: Summer Is Bitchin' and So Am I
July 4, 2018 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Summer Is Bitchin’ and So Am I

Okee dokee folks… Have I mentioned that I #%@*<!@ hate summer? (I am refraining from profanity; Mom was mad that I ...