Tag: Claire Lynch

Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival 2014

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Frank Baker was on hand when the 2014 Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival was held earlier this month. Here’s his first of several galleries.  

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Dear Sister video from Claire Lynch

| August 29, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Dear Sister, the title track from Claire Lynch’s current CD, has been a very popular number for her this past 18 months or so. Co-written by Claire and Louisa Branscomb, it continues her habit of recording thoughtful and compelling songs about the American Civil War, […]

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New guitarist coming for Claire Lynch Band

| August 4, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Poor Claire Lynch. She’s had to go through the Summer without her bass player, Mark Schatz, who has been out touring with Nickel Creek. He’s due back in the middle of September, but now comes news that guitarist Matt Wingate is leaving the group. Jim Hurst will […]

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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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