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The Jammin’ Divas at Sandywoods

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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First exhibit of the new year opens at Bristol Art Museum

The Bristol Art Museum is hosting its first exhibit in 2015, “Sculptural Explorations: Resource Consumption, Creation & Trade,” from March 6 to April 19 in the museum at 10 Wardwell St., Bristol (off Hope Street, Route 114). It features ceramic installations by Allison Newsome and Nancy Selvage. The exhibit is being held in conjunction with


Fellswater with Chris & Diane Myers

Fellswater is a dynamic instrumental Celtic music ensemble based in Boston, playing a wide range of music from traditional to modern compositions. Drawing from the music of Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, and Canada. the band’s instrumentation includes whistle, flute, guitar, bouzouki, fiddle, and smallpipes. The husband and wife duo of Chris & Diane Myers, from Portsmouth,


Singer-songwriter Lori McKenna returns to Common Fence Music

Since her 1998 debut, Paper Wings & Halo, Lori McKenna has conveyed an intimate understanding and honest expression of the realities of domestic life through her songs. She is master at chronicling the small, difficult moments between romantic partners as they navigate their relationships. And she was thrust into the limelight when superstar Faith Hill


Dan Moretti & The Hammond Boys at Sandywoods

Veteran saxophonist Dan Moretti has put together a smokin’ live ensemble that delivers soul and jazz with killer grooves, passion, and down-home energy. The band’s members represent a veritable “Who’s Who” in the jazz, soul, and blues world: Dave Limina (Hammond organ), Lorne Entress (drums), Jesse Williams (acoustic and electric bass), and Dan Moretti (saxophone).


‘The House of Blue Leaves’ at The Gamm

Artie Shaugnessy, a zookeeper from Sunny Side, Queens, dreams of moving to Los Angeles with his mistress and becoming a big-time songwriter. But will the chaos of ordinary life get in the way? This Vietnam-era black comedy about America’s obsession with celebrity is devastatingly hilarious and never timelier than in our age of reality TV.


Four Bridges acoustic foursome in Tiverton

Four Bridges plays original, traditional, and contemporary bluegrass, along with unexpected rock covers, alt country tunes, and Americana music. Four Bridges entertains music lovers of all ages and backgrounds with a great mix of high-energy, foot-stompin’ bluegrass and sweet and sorrowful ballads. This local favorite with a loyal following is sure to once again tear