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2018 Music Awards Trivia: Band Name Shuffle
May 16, 2018 No Commentby

2018 Music Awards Trivia: Band Name Shuffle

Unscramble the names of these 2018 Motif Music Award Winners. See pages 12-21 of our Music Awards Issue for a ...

Music and Talent on Display at the Motif Music Awards
May 16, 2018 No Commentby

Music and Talent on Display at the Motif Music Awards

The weather was nearly perfect. And it was a Tuesday night. Two things that should each result in people not ...

The Roots Report: Budget Bustin' for Neil
May 16, 2018 No Commentby

The Roots Report: Budget Bustin’ for Neil

Okee dokee folks… So, the other day I saw that one of my friends mentioned something about Neil Young tickets ...

Amanda Salemi Burns Bright
May 16, 2018 No Commentby

Amanda Salemi Burns Bright

The definition of fire dancing — a performer dancing with objects such as knives, sticks and swinging rope set ablaze — ...

RIMHOF 2018 Inductees
May 9, 2018 No Commentby

RIMHOF 2018 Inductees

Ten more musicians have been given the highest honor a local musician can receive in RI (other than a Motif ...

Alt-Nation: Belly is Back, 123 Astronaut, and More
May 2, 2018 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Belly is Back, 123 Astronaut, and More

Belly — Dove Set your wayback machine to the burgeoning alt-rock era, when in both the pre- and post-Nirvana periods, ...

Jazz Insights: Arthur Pelosi
May 2, 2018 No Commentby

Jazz Insights: Arthur Pelosi

In January 1996, Rhode Island lost one of our finest performing musicians. His name was Arthur Pelosi and he was ...

Is This Jazz? Wednesdays at the Acacia Club with Leland Baker
May 2, 2018 No Commentby

Is This Jazz? Wednesdays at the Acacia Club with Leland Baker

Saxophonist Leland Baker has been making a name for himself around New England over the past several years and has ...

RI Gears Up for Record Store Day
April 18, 2018 No Commentby

RI Gears Up for Record Store Day

April 21 is Record Store Day (RSD), a celebration of the nearly 1,400 independently owned record stores in the US, and ...

The Roots Report: I Have Ear Worms
April 18, 2018 No Commentby

The Roots Report: I Have Ear Worms

Okee dokee folks… Lately I have been waking up (not that I really sleep) with an ear worm. Now let ...