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American Beauties with the Becky Chace Band

American Beauties with the Becky Chace Band

American Beauties has been compared to artists such as CSNY and The Jayhawks. The band conveys the radio-friendly qualities of folk, rock, and pop that these bands are well-known for. Roots rocker Becky Chace believes in the power of music. Whether she’s playing her original songs with Brian Minisce (pictured) as an acoustic duo or


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


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,


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


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


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


Kerri Powers and the Porch Party Mommas

Kerri Powers has appeared at many prestigious venues and folk festivals, including the Boston Folk Festival, Philadelphia Folk Festival, and Telluride Bluegrass Festival. She has toured throughout the US and overseas. The Porch Party Mamas are Kelly Riley, Felicia Brady, Ksenia Mack, Katrin Peterson, and Jane Grondin. Inspired by playing and singing each other’s songs at


A big night of music at Sandywoods

The Assembly of Light women’s choir, Alec K Redfearn & the Eyesores, Death Vessel, and the What Cheer? Brigade are headlining what promises to be a fun and eclectic night of music this Saturday at Sandywoods. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 COST: $10 MORE INFO: 401/241-7349; www.sandywoodsmusic.com


Bob Ardern & Manitoba Hal at Sandywoods

Canadian finger-style guitarist Bob Ardern combines masterful playing with melodies that conjure vivid images and then pulls it all together into a captivating sound. With influences from Celtic, classical and jazz music, Ardern’s guitar stylings take listeners on a spectral journey of emotions. Manitoba Hal is a consummate bluesman, best known for his masterful playing

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