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Lindsay Lou and The Flatbellys at Common Fence Music

Lindsay Lou and The Flatbellys at Common Fence Music

Mandolinist Joshua Rilko picks with a careful precision that turns surprising when he slams into speedy power chords, dobro player Mark Lavengood is remarkably deft at matching melody lines with quick responses, and bassist PJ George creates bass lines cleverly crafted to uphold the whole structure of the songs. Leading the group, Lindsay Lou has


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


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


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