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Here Are The Final Additions To The AMERICANAFEST℠ Line-up!

The Americana Music Association is thrilled to bring to you today the last round of almost 300 artists slated to perform at this year’s AMERICANAFEST!

More friends have been added to the line-up and I am incredibly excited for them!  Not only are friends performing, but also some of my favorite bands so I can already tell I am going to have a difficult time deciding what showcases to see.

This is an amazing festival and conference. I know no matter what I see, though, I will hear fabulous music!

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More Amazing Additions To The AMERICANAFEST℠ Line-up!

The Americana Music Association is thrilled to bring to you today the second round of almost 300 artists slated to perform at this year’s AMERICANAFEST!

More friends have been added to the line-up and I am incredibly excited for them!  Not only are friends performing, but also some of my favorite bands so I can already tell I am going to have a difficult time deciding what showcases to see.

No matter what I see, though, I will hear fabulous music!

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BJ Barham Performs In Boston Next Week

I never saw American Aquarium, the band in which frontman BJ Barham made his mark in the Americana genre, so I will not miss the opportunity to see him at the Middle East Upstairs on Monday, June 26th.

BJ Barham (Photo by Jillian Clark)

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The Lowell Summer Music Series Lineup Is Now Complete

Another personal and crowd favorite returns to the Lowell Summer Music Series and I am excited that he will appear for the third time on Friday, August 18th! I cannot see Buddy Guy too often and if you have not yet seen this living legend, make it a point to be at Boarding House Park this night.

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The Midnight Songster Strikes Gold

I was recently introduced to musician Jake LaBotz, whose new album, Sunnyside, was released on May 12; it was produced by Jimmy Sutton who also produces JD McPherson and Pokey LaFarge.

Jake La Botz Sunnyside album cover

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A Crowd Favorite Returns To The Lowell Summer Music Series For The Fourth Time!

Bruce Hornsby has delivered three excellent performances at the Lowell Summer Music Series and I am excited that he will appear for the fourth time on Thursday, August 31st! He is a consistently fine performer and you should take this opportunity to see him again if you have seen him in the past and if you have not, you should see him for your first time at a venue he enjoys!

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The Lowell Summer Music Series Scores With A Rare Show By Randy Newman

Randy Newman will perform on Friday, July 7th for his first time at the Lowell Summer Music Series! He rarely performs so this is a fabulous score by the Series.

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Wow, The Newport Folk Made Amazing Additions To The Lineup

The Newport Folk Festival continues its amazing lineup announcements!

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Who Does Not Love The Beatles? Classic Albums Live Returns To The Lowell Summer Music Series

A few years ago, Classic Albums Live presented Abbey Road at the Lowell Summer Music Series. This year they return to Boarding House Park on Saturday, August 26th to present Sgt. Pepper!

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Another Artist Who Wowed The Lowell Summer Music Series Returns

It has been several years since Ryan Montbleau has appeared at the Lowell Summer Music Series but I am delighted that he and his band will return on Saturday, July 22nd! I have seen him a number of times since then and, regardless of whether he is solo or with a band, he always delivers a terrific show!

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