New York Times
LISTENING Mermaid Avenue, the album Billy Bragg and Wilco created from unpublished Woody Guthrie lyrics. And I'm putting together a playlist of great songs about killers. “Westfall” by Okkervil River. “John Wayne Gacy Jr.” by Sufjan Stevens. Eminem's ...
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Concerts, May 2 to 9, 2013 - Ottawa Citizen
Billy Bragg, with Cooking Vinyl, Kim Churchill, folk/punk, 7 p.m. doors for 8 p.m. show, all-ages, Bronson Centre Theatre, 211 Bronson Ave. $35 in advance. www.ticketmaster.ca. Uncle Sean and the Shifty Drifters, Rotted Roots Ramblers, outlaw country, ...
Billy Bragg: Help save the youth of America!
Billy Bragg: Help save the youth of America! The British bard has been mixing pop and politics for decades -- and still thinks there's a use to it VIDEO. By The Weekly Feed. more. All Share Services. Topics: Video, Music, Billy Bragg, Entertainment ...
Music festivals 2013: the complete guide, part 1
Chagstock (V, FF, FA) 19th-20th July, Chagford, Devon, £65/12-17 £40/under-12s FREE Headliners: The Boomtown Rats, Billy Bragg, Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman Feel-good 5000 capacity Dartmoor shindig that started life in the promoter's back garden.
Next week's radio: from Tweet Of The Day to The First Time
Niles would keep pace with the retired teachers who compete on the music quiz when the questions relate to Arvo Pärt and be slightly ahead of them when it came to the showtunes round, but just as likely to think Joe Brown was Billy Bragg (if only he ...
Martin Devaney and Jake Hyer to perform at Northfield's Tavern Lounge
Devaney has shared the stage with an impressive list of national acts including Andrew Bird, Mason Jennings, The Jayhawks, Semisonic, Soul Asylum, Billy Bragg, Evan Dando, Damien Jurado, Rhett Miller, Mike Doughty, Mary Lou Lord, The Roots, Southern ...
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He also plays cello on Crooked Fingers' album Forfeit/Fortune and his two songs appeared alongside Billy Bragg, Owen Pallett, and M Ward on 'Versions of Joanna' – a Joanna Newsom covers-album. He has toured in the US and Australia playing with: The ...
Pierre's picks: 5 don't-miss events in Montreal this weekend
Andrew Shaver directs the play, written by the late Greg Kramer and based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 5. English singer-songwriter and activist Billy Bragg is back in Montreal with a new album, Tooth & Nail, and a new show at Club Soda on ...
Five pairs of tickets to see Leona Lewis to be won
From festival openers Blondie to electro pop icons The Human League, and from pop-princess Leona Lewis to Bellowhead, who will play us out on Sunday evening with the help of the inimitable Billy Bragg, there's something for everyone in this year's ...
The 50 Best festivals
Billy Bragg, Everything Everything and Bastille perform at the Dome. 16-18 May; £49.50; mamacolive.com/thegreatescape. Glyndebourne. Best frocks and champagne picnics abound here. This year sees a new production of Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos, while ...
English folk giant comes to town
Express & Echo
The multiple BBC Folk Award winner will play as the guest of Topsham Folk Club. Chris is acclaimed as both an interpreter of traditional material as well as a songwriter. He has worked with Billy Bragg, rapper Dizraeli, Andy Gangadeen, Andy Cutting ...
Great Escape’s Focus On DIY line-up confirmed: Billy Bragg, Korda Marshall … – Complete Music UpdateFriday, May 3rd, 2013
Complete Music Update
Great Escape's Focus On DIY line-up confirmed: Billy Bragg, Korda Marshall ...
Complete Music Update
The day, led by CMU Business Editor Chris Cooke, will include seminars, panels, interviews and a keynote from Mr Billy Bragg. Cooke himself will provide a briefing on the basics any new artist should know, whether they are planning on going the DIY ...
Toronto concert picks for Friday: Diane Reeves with Raul Midon, Billy Bragg ...
Toronto concert picks for Friday: Diane Reeves with Raul Midon, Billy Bragg, Palma Violets. The Toronto Star's best bets for live music on May 3. Text size: Increase Decrease Reset. Share via Email Print. Report an Error. Save to mystar ...
Billy Bragg - Tooth & Nail
On Billy Bragg's latest album, the 55-year-old lefty folk-punk musician is more contemplative and melancholic than on his last collection of originals, 2008's energetic Mr. Love & Justice. Tooth & Nail's dozen songs are earnestly delivered but downbeat ...
Shifting from political to personal
JAMIE BOWMAN: Saving The Caledonia is a fight we all need to get behind.
Liverpool Daily Post
Having clearly come to his conclusion after reading one of my recent columns, I was flattered that the Angels hitmaker agreed that Britain needs more artists like Billy Bragg and The Clash to stand up against the Government. Obviously it's easy to mock ...
Jo Whiley answered your questions in a live webchat
It would sound like a lame Billy Bragg tribute act. My singing voice is that bad. Anne: Any tips for dealing with mud at a festival? Jo Whiley: Hi Anne - Baby wipes and bin bags, that's what saves the day at a rainy festival where it all becomes one ...
All Great Escape day tickets sold out
A limited number of Dome Show Bundles are available that include access to premium Everything Everything or Billy Bragg Dome Shows, plus a limited number of three-day delegate passes are available. Advertisement. Tags: events, the great escape, The ...
Tickets For The Great Escape Festival 2013 Near Sell Out
Beware the wrath of the church organist – musical revenge is sweet
One organist who responded confessed to playing hits by Oasis, Billy Bragg and even Kylie Minogue in services but added: “Nobody notices – I do it all the time.” But when an organist played a slowed-down version of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious ...
Kansas City Star
Woody Guthrie's great American voice gets a new home in Tulsa
Kansas City Star
In the Guthrie Center, a 13-minute video chronicles his life and includes testimony from his musical prodigies: the British singer/songwriter Billy Bragg, the bluegrass guitarist Del McCoury (“There's only one or two Woody Guthries who come along in a ...
DVDs chronicle independent record stores; Nashville star has a new CD and a ...
This one follows how things in the UK are doing by interviewing many record store owners, musicians (Johnny Marr, Paul Weller and Billy Bragg among them), Graham Jones, the author of "Last Shop Standing," and other folks. There are discussions about ...
WOODY GUTHRIE AT 100! LIVE AT THE KENNEDY CENTER ALL-STAR ...
Wall Street Journal
... provides a complement to Woody's classic autobiography Bound For Glory (E.P. Dutton, 1943), a book that has exerted enormous influence on generations of musicians around the world, including Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Bragg, Joe Strummer, ...
New Artist Alert: Lola King and the Kickstarts
Overall, the closest thing I can have to a complaint about the band as a whole is that Lola has the thickest Cockney accent in music since Billy Bragg, which can make it difficult to understand the lyrics. Sadly, there is no lyrics sheet available, but ...
Concerts May 2-9 - Ottawa Citizen
Billy Bragg, with Cooking Vinyl, Kim Churchill, folk/punk, May 4, 7 p.m. doors for 8 p.m. show, all-ages, Bronson Centre Theatre, 211 Bronson Ave. $35 in advance. Uncle Sean and the Shifty Drifters, Rotted Roots Ramblers, May 4, Irene's Pub, 885 Bank St.
Hot Press meets Frank Turner
Turner made a valid rebuttal that his views had fluctuated over time and that, anyway, he was no “Tory”, whilst his pal Billy Bragg defended his decision to become “apolitical”. In reality, it seemed a case of. the Guardian getting upset that Turner ...
Amanda Putz's live music picks for this weekend
Anything left for Saturday? You bet. Billy Bragg and Kim Churchill are playing the Bronson Centre Theatre. Superb Yukon blues as part of Northern Scene are playing with Brandon Isaak, Declan O'Donovan and Ryan McNally at the Rainbow in the ByWard ...