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Singer and songwriter Mia Dyson, with Susan Cattaneo

Singer and songwriter Mia Dyson, with Susan Cattaneo

Mia Dyson’s whisky-tinged voice has invited comparisons to Lucinda Williams, Bob Dylan, and the Boss. Named one of Australia’s “Top 25 Guitar Heroes,” she has headlined countless shows in Australia, Europe, the U.S. and Canada A powerful singer and sophisticated songwriter, Susan Cattaneo blends rock, folk, soul, and blues with a healthy dose of country.

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Grace Morrison & The RSO and The Whiskey Boys

Grace & The RSO use bluegrass and folk instrumentation, such as banjo, accordion, mandolin, upright bass, and violin. The band is rooted in the traditional sense with their instruments and their songs’ subject matter, but they have plenty of modern flair that breathes new life into their Renaissance-inspired music. The Whiskey Boys are a Boston-based

C—Spotlight—Deadstring

Flynn Cohen and the Deadstring Ensemble

Guitarist/composer Flynn Cohen leads his own band of string geniuses performing original multi-genre acoustic music. Primarily instrumental, they combine influences ranging from Irish traditional music, old-time Appalachian, bluegrass, folk-rock, and early music. The band consists of three of the finest and most experienced acoustic plucked-string players in America. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: Sunday,

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Brooks Williams at Sandywoods

Brooks Williams, one of the most commanding performers on the acoustic roots scene, is ranked as one of the world’s Top 100 acoustic guitarists. For almost three decades now, Brooks has been wowing audiences throughout the world, delivering deep and intense interpretations of early blues, to inventive covers, to his own superb originals. WHERE: Sandywoods,

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Going with the flow

Gong bath’s good vibrations induce serious relaxation. There are bubble baths whirlpool baths, steam baths and sitz baths. Bernie Madoff’s clients certainly took a bath. And Annie Liebowitz once famously submerged Whoopi Goldberg in a milk bath. But have you ever taken a gong bath? Now you can. Tiverton’s Sandywoods, an art and agricultural community

C—Spotlight—Motte

Open mic with featured performer Bill Motte

All musicians, performers, and spoken word artists are welcome to take the stage. Well-known on the coffeehouse scene, singer-songwriter Bill Motte’s songs reflect a life well-lived, with his personal experiences and far-ranging travels deeply felt in many of his tunes. With Bill’s passion for songwriting in a league of its own, there are few artists

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Joanne Lurgio and The Rafters at Sandywoods

Joanne Lurgio’s singing and guitar work, honed and polished in the venues of New England, have brought her much well-deserved recognition, and her music has a distinct Americana feel with New England charm. The Rafters (Dave Fitzgibbons and Miki Bryan) are a husband and wife acoustic folk/pop duo whose music blends strong melodies and harmonies

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