Tag: Claire Lynch

More photos from Gettysburg 2014

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Here is another set of Gettysburg images from Frank Baker.  

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Special C talks about Country Boy

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Compass Records has created a nice introduction to the upcoming Special Consensus album, Country Boy: A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver, due later this month. It’s a video shot in their Nashville studio that mixes music performance clips with band interviews about the record, and getting […]

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Ashes of Love raises $4k for Steve Thomas

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last night’s Ashes Of Love benefit concert in Nashville raised roughly $4,000 for Steve Thomas. His home was destroyed by fire on New Year’s Eve, and most of his and his wife Janet’s personal items were lost. As always, the bluegrass folks rallied round, and […]

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Snow Day video from Claire Lynch

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Through our good friends at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, we are able to share this video from a performance at the station earlier this month by The Claire Lynch Band. The show was hosted by Katy Daley, and filmed in their new facility in Washington, DC. […]

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Claire Lynch Band Readies Holiday Project

| February 6, 2014 | 1 Comment
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The Claire Lynch Band is working on a holiday CD that will be released later this year. The project, which mixes winter songs with Christmas numbers and one Hanukkah tune, will be released on Claire’s own label, at least initially, between CDs for Compass Records. […]

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Schatz excited about Nickel Creek tour

| February 4, 2014 | 2 Comments
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Mark Schatz will take a six-month leave of absence from the Claire Lynch Band to play bass during the highly anticipated Nickel Creek reunion this spring and summer. He’s already joined Chris Thile, Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins in the studio, laying down tracks for […]

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Benefit show scheduled for Steve and Janet Thomas

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It was New Year’s Eve that Nashville grasser Steve Thomas and his wife, Janet, were enjoying a quiet night at home, until they saw smoke filling the room. Two hours later they stood outside watching the home they had rented in Gallatin this past three […]

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A Baker’s Dozen for 2013

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
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My mailbox and inbox overflowed with music in 2013, as sure a sign as any that bluegrass is alive and well. There’s good news and bad news about that. The good news is that much of that music was very well done. That’s the bad […]

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Coverage from Rhythm & Roots this weekend

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
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We would like to welcome a new correspondent, Tim Carter, who will be sending us reports and photos from this weekend’s Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Bristol, TN/VA. Tim hosts The Saturday Morning Bluegrass Show on WMTN in nearby Morristown, and will be assisting at the […]

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Claire Lynch Goes (A Little Bit) Country

| May 29, 2013 | 6 Comments
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Let’s get the disclaimers out of the way right up front. Yes, there are drums on many of the tracks on Claire Lynch’s Compass Records debut, Dear Sister. There’s also a Hammond B3 in a few places, though it’s hidden in the mix. I don’t […]

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