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Spuyten Duyvil to wake up Tiverton this Saturday

Spuyten Duyvil to wake up Tiverton this Saturday

Seeing a Spuyten Duyvil (pronounced “SPITE-en DIE-vil”) show for the first time is like throwing a cherry bomb into a lake. It wakes you up. Their brand of original and traditional American roots music blends old-time, blues, second-line, bluegrass, and folk rock with a pinch of punk rock energy to create a uniquely modern mix.


Stone Church opens eighth season with Beatles, PPM tributes

Bristol’s Stone Church Coffee House at the First Congregational Church opens its eighth  season with a tribute evening to two of the most influential groups of the pop era: The Beatles and Peter, Paul and Mary. WHERE: Stone Church Coffee House, First Congregational Church, 300 High St., Bristol WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 27, doors open at


Harp guitarist Stephen Bennett in Tiverton

Stephen Bennett is an extraordinary musician, an acknowledged master of the harp guitar, a gifted teacher and composer, and a performer of astounding sensitivity. Hearing Stephen caressing his great-grandfather’s harp guitar, sliding on his old National resonator guitar, or doing fingerstyle acrobatics on a standard six-string guitar, it becomes obvious why he is one of


Chris Young brings Nashville to Newport

The 2014 Newport Concert Series at the Newport Yachting Center will celebrate its sixteenth and final concert of the season country-style when Chris Young and special guest Courtney Cole perform this Saturday. Young was nominated by the Country Music Association for “New Artist of the Year” in 2007 and received a Grammy award nomination for


New exhibit at Bristol Art Museum

“Objects for Work, Objects for Play and Objects to Cherish” includes fine art jewelry by Kelly Jean Conroy, interdisciplinary works by Candis Dixon, “Sharpens” pencils by Dalton Ghetti, painting by Dan Golden, miniature sugar carvings by Judith G. Klausner (shown, a sugar carving in an Oreo), photography by Dan McManus and drawing by David Shapleigh. WHERE: Bristol