Archive for the ‘Billy Bragg News’ Category

O’Hooley & Tidow play at Folk in the Barn at Kingston Barn, near Canterbury – Kent Online

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

O'Hooley & Tidow play at Folk in the Barn at Kingston Barn, near Canterbury
Kent Online
A duo who stormed the Glastonbury and Green Man festivals last summer are hoping to have the same effect in Kent this weekend. With a personal invite from Billy Bragg to play Glastonbury, a MOJO Folk Album of the Year award for groundbreaking release ...

Hear Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell Reunite for ‘The Traveling Kind’ – RollingStone.com

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

RollingStone.com

Hear Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell Reunite for 'The Traveling Kind'
RollingStone.com
Produced by Joe Henry (Billy Bragg, Elvis Costello), the record also offers versions of a few of those friends' beloved songs, like Lucinda Williams' "I Just Wanted to See You So Bad" and Amy Allison's "Her Hair Was Red," which is a subtly faithful ...
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's "The Traveling Kind" to Be Released May ...Nonesuch Records

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Kirby: Real men wear high heels for a good cause – Fayetteville Observer

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Kirby: Real men wear high heels for a good cause
Fayetteville Observer
"I have walked in a true 'high' heel in this event several times, and I find it very difficult," District Attorney Billy West says about the Walk A Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday and sponsored by Rape Crisis Volunteers of ...

Elvis Costello and Johnny Marr are writing their memoirs – A.V. Club

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Elvis Costello and Johnny Marr are writing their memoirs
A.V. Club
... Morrissey gossip is probably in luck—in fact, Century publishing director Ben Dunn says, “It's the book Smiths fans have been waiting [for] their whole lives”—although it's also likely to include stories about Marr's days working with Modest ...

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Michael Brown: Keyboard player who wrote ‘Walk Away Renee’, a tale of … – The Independent

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The Independent

Michael Brown: Keyboard player who wrote 'Walk Away Renee', a tale of ...
The Independent
Other artists to release versions include Southside Johnny, Rickie Lee Jones, Herman's Hermits, Marshall Crenshaw, Sylvie Vartan, Vonda Shepherd, Badly Drawn Boy, Billy Bragg, and, in 2006, the Cajun singer Ann Savoy with Linda Ronstadt. In 2004 it was ...

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Team behind Kendal Calling launch new festival, Forgotten Fields – Gigwise

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Gigwise

Team behind Kendal Calling launch new festival, Forgotten Fields
Gigwise
As this year's Kendal Calling celebrate their tenth year with tickets selling out thanks to a huge bill featuring the likes of Elbow, The Vaccines, Kaiser Chiefs, Snoop Dogg, James, Billy Bragg, British Sea Power and more, they're ready to kick off a ...

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Ten things to do – Delano.lu

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Delano.lu

Ten things to do
Delano.lu
Konrad Café has been hosting occasional gigs by travelling musicians. This week it is the turn of Brett Newski. Compared to the likes of the iconic Violent Femmes and Billy Bragg as well as Frank Turner and Jake Bugg, singer-songwriter Brett News... arrow.

Hear Brett’s power… – Delano.lu

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Delano.lu

Hear Brett's power...
Delano.lu
This week it is the turn of Brett Newski. Hear Brett's power-folk. Compared to the likes of the iconic Violent Femmes and Billy Bragg as well as Frank Turner and Jake Bugg, singer-songwriter Brett Newski has been touring relentlessly over the past few ...

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Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review – Hollywood Reporter

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Hollywood Reporter

Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review
Hollywood Reporter
Covering Neil Young (“The Losing End”), Doug Sahm (“Give Back the Keys to My Heart”) and himself/Billy Bragg/Woody Guthrie (“California Stars,” the one time he let these players touch something Wilco also had), Tweedy happily resigned himself to the ...

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Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review – Hollywood Reporter

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Hollywood Reporter

Jeff Tweedy Melds Jams With Jokes at Los Angeles Solo Show: Concert Review
Hollywood Reporter
Covering Neil Young (“The Losing End”), Doug Sahm (“Give Back the Keys to My Heart”) and himself/Billy Bragg/Woody Guthrie (“California Stars,” the one time he let these players touch something Wilco also had), Tweedy happily resigned himself to the ...

Guerrilla disability rock – The Christian Century

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The Christian Century

Guerrilla disability rock
The Christian Century
“Milkman of Human Kindness,” spoke the robotic voice, indicating a Billy Bragg song. “This is a song about being helpful and loving,” the computer announced. “I hope you like it.” Meek was worn out by then, but he contributed some “ba-ba-bahs” to the ...

The Faces Reunion In The Works – Noise11

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Noise11

The Faces Reunion In The Works
Noise11
McLagan was honored with a tribute concert on Wednesday night at the Austin Convention Center during the SXSW conference. The Austin Chronicle published their extensive story on the keyboard player on Friday, including interviews with Billy Bragg, Ron ...
Kenney Jones: Faces reunion to happen this yearMusic News

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Kenney Jones Says Faces Reunion WILL Happen This Year – VVN Music

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

VVN Music

Kenney Jones Says Faces Reunion WILL Happen This Year
VVN Music
McLagan was honored with a tribute concert on Wednesday night at the Austin Convention Center during the SXSW conference. The Austin Chronicle published their extensive story on the keyboard player on Friday, including interviews with Billy Bragg, Ron ...

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MC5 Guitar Legend Wayne Kramer On How To Make Your Work Matter – Fast Company

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Fast Company

MC5 Guitar Legend Wayne Kramer On How To Make Your Work Matter
Fast Company
In tribute to the Clash's Joe Strummer, British musician Billy Bragg took the song's name to found a nonprofit in 2007 that provided musical equipment and songwriting lessons to rehabilitate inmates in the U.K. prison system. Two years later, Kramer ...

Jeff and Spencer Tweedy at the Lensic – Santa Fe New Mexican

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Santa Fe New Mexican

Jeff and Spencer Tweedy at the Lensic
Santa Fe New Mexican
Wilco has recorded eight studio albums since 1995, in addition to three collaborations with Billy Bragg (the Mermaid Avenue series), and a two-disc live recording. Jeff Tweedy has performed regularly as a solo act. Sukierae, Tweedy's debut album ...

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Spring Lake sex trafficking suspect’s house has surveillance cameras, deadbolt … – Fayetteville Observer

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Fayetteville Observer

Spring Lake sex trafficking suspect's house has surveillance cameras, deadbolt ...
Fayetteville Observer
McDuffie said the woman was held in the basement from March 12 until she managed to escape Monday night by prying open a basement door and running to the gates at Fort Bragg and getting help. Robin Applewhite, 38, the man living in the house in the 300 ...
Man charged with keeping woman in basement erupts in courtWNCN

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Todd Serious: “To live in a just world. That is all.” – Straight.com

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Straight.com

Todd Serious: "To live in a just world. That is all."
Straight.com
On the last couple albums, there have been bits of reggae, European folk coming through, or the Billy Bragg song (actually Leon Rosselson). This seems like it's more of a punk album than the last couple! Maybe. I have to look at the track listing… Hm ...

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Claudia Winkleman wins RTS award for Strictly Come Dancing – Telegraph.co.uk

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Telegraph.co.uk

Claudia Winkleman wins RTS award for Strictly Come Dancing
Telegraph.co.uk
Arts broadcaster Melvyn Bragg was hailed as a "great broadcaster and programme maker" as he was honoured with the lifetime achievment award following 52 years of working in television. THE WINNERS ... Billy Connolly – Billy Connolly's Big Send Off, ITV.
Claudia Winkleman named best presenter at RTS awardsBBC News
Under-threat BBC3 wins three at RTS AwardsRadio Times
Claudia Winkleman has the last laugh at the RTS awardsIrish Examiner
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Guinness played its part – San Diego Reader

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

San Diego Reader

Guinness played its part
San Diego Reader
#“I think the first time I actually talked to Mac was when he was playing with Billy Bragg and they were doing a double bill with Wilco outside Seattle. I was thrilled to have a few pints of Guinness with him backstage, and then over the years we just ...

Musical legends The Beat to join line-up for Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival. – Dorset Echo

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Dorset Echo

Musical legends The Beat to join line-up for Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival.
Dorset Echo
As ever there will be an electric range of music including making a welcome return, singer-songwriter Billy Bragg who lives in Dorset. He will be playing on the Sunday along with two tone ska revival band The Beat, whose hits include Mirror in the ...

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Under-threat BBC3 wins three at RTS Awards – Radio Times

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Radio Times

Under-threat BBC3 wins three at RTS Awards
Radio Times
In contrast with BBC3's success, ITV took home just one award, with Billy Connolly winning Best Presenter for his documentary series Billy Connolly's Big Send Off. Elsewhere ... The Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Melyvn Bragg. The judges ...

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Strictly marvelous: ‘Witty’ Claudia Winkleman collects RTS gong – Western Morning News

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Western Morning News

Strictly marvelous: 'Witty' Claudia Winkleman collects RTS gong
Western Morning News
Veteran arts broadcaster Melvyn Bragg was given the lifetime achievement award marking an incredible 52 years in television. The South Bank show presenter was hailed was being “synonymous with the arts”, and ... performance award went to Reece ...
Claudia Winkleman has the last laugh at the RTS awardsMessenger Newspapers

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All or Nothing: Rock & roll’s MVP keyboardist, Ian McLagan, was first and … – Austin Chronicle

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Austin Chronicle

All or Nothing: Rock & roll's MVP keyboardist, Ian McLagan, was first and ...
Austin Chronicle
"He did something I never saw anybody do before he went onstage," says Billy Bragg. "He brushed his teeth." The British punk troubadour is on the phone from the UK, reminiscing about the 10 years he spent with Austin's transplanted Britrock institution ...

Deaths and Funeral Notices 3-18 – Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Deaths and Funeral Notices 3-18
Tyler Morning Telegraph
JOHN HOUSTON BRAGG, 72, Frankston; 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Frankston (Autry Funeral home, Frankston). CLAUDE ... BILLY JOE “BILL” ONEY, 84, Tyler; 10:30 a.m. at Green Acres Baptist Church Chapel (Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler).

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Former APSU women’s coach hired as Academy girls coach – Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Former APSU women's coach hired as Academy girls coach
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
Former Academy head coach Jerri Bragg will move to an assistant coaching role as Daniels takes over a program that was 3-20 last year and hasn't had a winning season in more than a decade. ... And her husband, Billy, is a firefighter in Clarksville ...

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