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Rory Block at Sandywoods

Rory Block at Sandywoods

The most celebrated female acoustic blues artist alive, Rory Block has spent a lifetime immersed in playing and understanding the genre. Born in Princeton, NJ in 1949, Rory’s exposure to music came after her family’s move to New York City, where she spent her early childhood immersed in the folk scene in SoHo and the

Photo Credit Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

‘4000 Miles’ at 2nd Story

After suffering a tragic loss while on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks solace and shelter in the West Village apartment of his fiercely independent 91 year-old grandmother, Vera, played by Paula Faber (pictured.) Over the course of a one month cohabitation, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately comfort each other with curiosity

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A night of Fado with Camané and Carminho

The Zeiterion brings together two incredible Fado performers from Portugal for one amazingly passionate and moving evening. Carminho is a rising star of fado that is making a stratospheric international ascendance in the footsteps of Mariza and Ana Moura. Portugal’s brightest new star, she is considered to be one of the most talented and innovative

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Banjo artist in New Bedford

Wepecket Island Records will present recording artist Hilary Hawke and her band Dubl Handi at the Wamsutta Club this Saturday. Hawke is internationally esteemed as an expert in several banjo styles. Dubl Handi also includes Jon Ladeau and Brian Geltner.  The percussive and uplifting Oldtimey/Roots trio uses percussion, guitar, voice and banjo to play songs from the

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‘Classics to Broadway’ at St. Michael’s

The Community Concert Series at St. Michael’s presents “The Pianist and The Soprano: An Evening with Judith Lynn Stillman and Diana McVey performing Classics to Broadway.” Ms. Stillman, the internationally acclaimed “poetess” of the piano, has been described by Wynton Marsalis as “a rare find, a remarkable virtuoso, a consummate artist.”  Ms. McVey is renowned as

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The Jammin’ Divas at Sandywoods

The Jammin’ Divas are Aoife Clancy (Grammy nominee with Cherish the Ladies) from Ireland, Nicole Zuraitis from the United States, Kath Buckell from Australia, and flutist Hadar Noiberg from Israel. They blend stunning renditions of traditional and contemporary original folk music and elements of improvisation from each of their cultures. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton

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