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J.S. Ondara Has A Bright Future

I saw J.S. Ondara at Newport Folk Festival this past summer, so I thought I was prepared for his show at The Sinclair in Cambridge on Friday night. As powerful as his previous performance was, this show topped it.

J.S. Ondara

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Some More New Music For Your Listening Pleasure

Another artist with whom I was not previously familiar is Ed Romanoff, but I am glad I now know him.

Ed Romanoff (photo by Shervin Lainez)

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Storytelling At Its Finest

Martin Sexton‘s recent show at the Crest Theatre at Old School Square may not have been his best attended show, but what was lacking in numbers was more than made up for by the enthusiasm of the audience!

Martin Sexton

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Americana/Roots Rocker You Want To Know

I was lucky enough to see The Texas Gentlemen and Friends at Newport Folk Festival this year; they delivered one of my favorite sets of the Festival. The Gentlemen are a collaborative of Texas musicians, one of whom is guitarist Kirby Brown.

Kirby Brown (photo by Alex Justice)

Kirby Brown (photo by Alex Justice)

I spoke with Kirby later that day and then ran into him and several other Gentlemen at the Americana Music Association Festival and Conference a couple of months later. I am now the lucky recipient of his new EP Out of Exile 1 and I love it!

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Magic Happened

It is rare that I use ‘magic’ to describe a music or any other event, but magical is the perfect description for the evening with Livingston Taylor at The Extended Play Sessions at the Fallout Shelter.

Livingston Taylor

Livingston Taylor

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A Little Bit Of Heaven With Los Lonely Boys

Despite a long-standing love of Los Lonely Boys, this show at The Cabot Theatre was only my third time seeing them (and one of those times was at an outdoor festival on the first day of a brutal heat wave)!

Los Lonely Boys

Los Lonely Boys

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The Extended Play Sessions Hosts A Returning Crowd Favorite

The Fallout Shelter at  The Extended Play Sessions is pleased that singer-songwriter Bobby Long is returning to the studio on Sunday, May 8th.

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The Legendary David Olney Will Grace The Stage At The Extended Play Sessions

David Olney will be our guest at The Extended Play Sessions on Tuesday, March 8th. We are privileged to host this legendary songwriter in a rare trip to New England!

David Olney (Official Poster)

David Olney (Official Poster)

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An Intimate Evening With Ryan Montbleau

Click here to read my review of this show on No Depression.

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Hayley Sabella

Hayley Sabella

Hayley Sabella

Hayley Sabella

An Evening Of Singer-Songwriter Bliss

How lucky was I to be able to attend a house concert presented by the fabulous songwriter Laurie Sargent! And to be able to walk to it!

Laurie Sargeant

Laurie Sargent

I walked into the house and was immediately greeted by long-time friends and fans of Laurie, and thought that was a good sign.

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