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The Jesus Andujar Percussion Ensemble is among the artists who have performed for Common Fence Music’s “Connecting the Beats” program, which is a recipient of a Rhode Island Foundation Grant.

Portsmouth benefits from R.I. Foundation grants

Portsmouth benefits from R.I. Foundation grants

Above: The Jesus Andujar Percussion Ensemble is among the artists who have performed for Common Fence Music’s “Connecting the Beats” program, which is a recipient of a Rhode Island Foundation Grant. PORTSMOUTH — Local residents will benefit from more than $200,000 in grants awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation. The grants, through the Foundation’s Newport County

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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

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Patty Larkin in Portsmouth

Patty Larkin redefines the boundaries of folk-urban pop music with her inventive guitar wizardry and uncompromising vocals and lyrics. Acoustic Guitar hails her “soundscape experiments” while Rolling Stone praises her “evocative and sonic shading.” She has been described as “riveting” (Chicago Tribune), “hypnotic” (Entertainment Weekly) and a “drop-dead brilliant” performer (Performing Songwriter). WHERE: Common Fence

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A Gathering of Fiddlers and Fishermen

Common Fence Music presents A Gathering of Fiddlers and Fishermen #16, this Saturday. MC John Fuzek is a Rhode Island based, award winning singer-songwriter, guitarist and recording artist. Jack Wright, Irish tunesmith and consummately gracious session host will once again raise his bow to the downbeat when the crew weighs anchor at 6:30. Appearing will be

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