Archive for August, 2013

Published on the 28 August – Derry Journal

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Derry Journal

Published on the 28 August
Derry Journal
The 'Music For A New Revolution' festival is gearing up to rock Derry next weekend, with Billy Bragg headlining the three-day event. Some of the best political and topical songwriters from throughout Ireland and the UK will be showcasing their talent ...
Bragg and Lennon amongst highlights of new revolutionLondonderry Today

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Billy Bragg’s early lyrics still hold true, 30 years later – Ledger Independent

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Billy Bragg's early lyrics still hold true, 30 years later
Ledger Independent
The American music scene of the 1960s is often remembered for the protest singer, the troubadour and his trusty acoustic guitar, bound and determined to alter the way the world thinks through poetry and song. The words of Woody Guthrie laid the ...

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Billy Bragg To Play One Show Only In Sydney – Noise11

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

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Billy Bragg To Play One Show Only In Sydney
Noise11
Bragg is heading to Australia next month to be the keynote speaker for the BIGSOUND music conference in Brisbane. This Sydney show will be his only Australian live performance while he is in Australia. Bragg's most recent album is the Joe Henry ...

Billy Bragg Announces Intimate Sydney Date For Next Month – theMusic

Monday, August 19th, 2013

theMusic

Billy Bragg Announces Intimate Sydney Date For Next Month
theMusic
We shouldn't have to introduce you to Billy Bragg, singer-songwriters in the modern day don't come much more influential than him. Over the past three decades he has brought us incredible music as a true folk-punk troubadour and Australian audiences ...
Billy Bragg Announces One-Off 'Tooth And Nail' Album Showcase For SydneyMusic Feeds
Billy Bragg heads Down Under post electionYahoo!7 News

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‘I got an e-mail from Billy Bragg’ ; NOTTINGHAM SOUND Quiet LonerJake Bugg … – HispanicBusiness.com

Friday, August 16th, 2013

'I got an e-mail from Billy Bragg' ; NOTTINGHAM SOUND Quiet LonerJake Bugg ...
HispanicBusiness.com
'I got an e-mail from Billy Bragg' ; NOTTINGHAM SOUND Quiet LonerJake Bugg, Dog Is Dead, Indiana, Ady Suleiman, Seven Little Sisters, Six By Seven... they all represented Notts at Glastonbury this year. But so did the elusive Matt Hill, who performs ...

Why Billy Bragg Wants Young Musicians to Engage – Huffington Post UK

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Why Billy Bragg Wants Young Musicians to Engage
Huffington Post UK
Billy Bragg is a singer and left-wing activist whose music blends elements of folk music, punk rock and protest songs. At a recent festival in Devon, called Chagstock, I took ten minutes of Billy's time to talk about charity, playing gigs in fields and ...