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Chuck Williams and Mike Laureanno in Tiverton

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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Rory Block at Sandywoods

The most celebrated female acoustic blues artist alive, Rory Block has spent a lifetime immersed in playing and understanding the genre. Born in Princeton, NJ in 1949, Rory’s exposure to music came after her family’s move to New York City, where she spent her early childhood immersed in the folk scene in SoHo and the

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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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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,

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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).

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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

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Riley Coyote acoustic bluegrass

Riley Coyote plays old-time acoustic bluegrass with plenty of foot-stomping energy. They have wowed crowds in Boston, Maine, Rhode Island, Cape Cod, and all around the South Shore of Massachusetts. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: Friday, Feb. 20; 8 p.m. COST: $12 advance, $15 at the door, kids under 12 free MORE INFO:

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Sandywoods benefit concert

Aquidneck Island musician Bob Kendall has put together a killer lineup for this Sandywoods Benefit Concert. Scheduled performers include Michael Tarbox, Allysen Callery (pictured), The Bluebird Orchestra, Ryan Lee Crosby, The Willard Grant Conspiracy, Possum (formerly Russell Feathers), and Bob Kendall. where: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton when: Friday, Feb. 13; 8 p.m. cost: $20

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