Tag Archives: Sandywoods

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Lenny Solomon in Tiverton

Lenny Solomon in Tiverton

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Lenny Solomon’s style has been compared to early Bob Dylan, Guy Clark, and Jerry Jeff Walker. Performing at Sandywoods with Lenny will be bassist Don Barry, an accomplished musician and songwriter. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 5 COST: $15 MORE INFO: www.sandywoodsmusic.com; 401/241-7349

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Martin Swinger & Charlie Cover

Martin Swinger is an atypical 50-something singer-songwriter who has never stopped exploring music. Socially conscious, thought-provoking, and entertaining, Martin is celebrated for his fluid tenor voice, comfortable stage presence, and engaging delivery. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton WHEN: 7 p.m.; Saturday, March 29 COST: $10 advance, $12 at the door MORE INFO: 401/241-7349; www.sandywoodsmusic.com

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Mike + Ruthy at Sandywoods

Indie folk roots duo Mike + Ruthy (Michael Merenda and Ruth Ungar) have established a reputation for breathtaking delivery and intimate performance, with exquisite songs that combine catchy folk-pop choruses with honest, organic traditional folk and roots elements, played out on guitars, fiddle, banjo, ukulele, and a single microphone. WHERE: Sandywoods, 43 Muse Way, Tiverton

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Naming the Twins at Sandywoods

Naming the Twins is the harmonizing folk duo of Robbie Smith and Kathleen Glauser. Based in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, their well-matched voices sound a bit like Simon & Garfunkel (if Art was a girl), a bit like Peter, Paul & Mary (if one of the boys was taking the night off), a bit like Gordon

Open Mic with Rupert Wates

All musicians, performers, and spoken word artists are welcome to take the stage. The featured performer will be Rupert Wates. Born in London, Rupert has written songs in all kinds of styles for all kinds of artists, winning multiple songwriting awards along the way. Audiences everywhere respond to Rupert’s brand of melodic folk music. WHERE: Sandywoods,

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Little Ugly with James Maple, Zach Schmidt

Little Ugly is the offspring of chief songwriter/singer/acoustic guitarist Michael Day and his collaboration with percussionist Nick Dickinson and violinist/vocalist Kaia Pazdersky. Delightfully unconventional at every melodious interchange, these three musicians have created a live experience that is a valuable reminder of how music can captivate our minds, as well as move our feet. Sharing

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Jazz concert with Francisco Pais and Ed Tomassi

Francisco Pais creates original music that blends elements of his diverse cultural upbringing with jazz, rock, world music, and pop. Originally from Sintra, Portugal, Francisco has an uncanny knack for bringing world class musicians from around the world together to make contemporary music of the highest level. Saxophone legend Ed Tomassi is a professor at

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Pete Seeger memorial concert

Pete Seeger, singer, songwriter, banjo player, and folk icon, passed away on January 27 at the age of 94. He spearheaded an American folk revival and spent a long career championing folk music as both a vital heritage and a catalyst for social change. Please join us this Friday as Bill Harley, Sally Rogers, Howie Bursen,

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