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C—Spotlight—Taylor

Eric Taylor at Sandywoods

Eric Taylor at Sandywoods

Eric Taylor is a master storyteller and has been one of the finest southern songwriters for the last four decades. Influencing such well-known artists as Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett (both of whom have covered several of his songs) and Steve Earle, Taylor tours extensively throughout North America and Europe. He has appeared on Austin City

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The Kennedys with Quentin Callewaert opening

In a career that now spans two decades, New York duo Pete and Maura Kennedy have traversed a broad musical landscape, surveying power pop, acoustic songwriting, organic rock rooted in their early days in Austin. As writers and producers, the Kennedys continue to mature, from their early style-conscious pop to today’s burnished sheen. Always tuned to their

C—Spotlight—Russell

Singer and songwriter Claudia Russell in Tiverton

Accompanied by her husband, Bruce Kaplan, on mandolin and guitar, California-based singer/songwriter Claudia Russell brings her unique brand of folk music to Sandywoods. Russell and Kaplan play an eclectic blend of folk woven from blues, country, pop, western swing and traditional music to form a unique and sometimes ethereal sound. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way,

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Allysen Callery with Arborea

Bristol based award-winning singer and songwriter Allysen Callery draws comparisons to Sandy Denny and has been listed as a top RI band by Paste Magazine in their 50 states project. Arborea hails from Maine, and the husband wife duo enchants audiences worldwide with their blend of folk and rock. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton

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Yael Deckelbaum at Sandywoods

Israeli singer-songwriter Yael Deckelbaum is a founding member of Habanot Nechama, a superb female folk trio composed of Yael, Karolina Avratz, and Dana Adini. Their self-titled album was released in 2007 in Israel, where it went gold within three weeks and platinum soon thereafter. The album has also been released in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

Credit: Robert Berkowitz

The Rupert Wates Trio in Tiverton

Rupert Wates has been a full-time songwriter since the late 1990’s. He has written songs in all kinds of styles for all kinds of artists, but is best known for his acoustic, melodic art/folk material. You are invited to attend this very special area performance by this award-winning songwriter and his trio. The group will

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Chuck Williams and Mike Laureanno in Tiverton

Singer-songwriter Chuck Williams is a frequent Sandywoods performer and an audience favorite. In addition to performing throughout New England, Chuck is president of the Rhode Island Songwriters Association. Mike Laureanno (pictured) represents old-school songwriting at its very best: poignant themes and heartfelt imagery that allow the listener to experience a slice of Americana through the

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