Archive for the ‘Billy Bragg News’ Category

Billy Bragg aims to change world with music – BurlingtonFreePress.com

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Billy Bragg aims to change world with music
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Billy Bragg goes way back with Gary Smith, the man who's promoting Bragg's concert Saturday in Bellows Falls. The two were co-owners in the 1990s of Fort Apache, the Cambridge, Mass., recording studio where Smith served as producer for records by ...

Media of Type video – Free Speech TV

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Media of Type video
Free Speech TV
We host a debate between British musician and activist Billy Bragg and British historian Sam Wetherell. Bragg just published an article titled "Scottish Nationalism and British Nationalism Aren't the Same" in The Guardian. Wetherell's article, "Exit ...

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Debate: Should Scotland Vote for Independence? Musician Billy Bragg vs … – Democracy Now

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

The Guardian

Debate: Should Scotland Vote for Independence? Musician Billy Bragg vs ...
Democracy Now
We host a debate between British musician and activist Billy Bragg and British historian Sam Wetherell. Bragg just published an article titled "Scottish Nationalism and British Nationalism Aren't the Same" in The Guardian. Wetherell's article, "Exit ...
Exclusive: Scottish nationalism and British nationalism aren't the sameThe Guardian
"The elephant in the room will be devolution for England" - Billy BraggThe Voice of Russia
LIVE REPORT: A Night For ScotlandThe Quietus
New York Daily News -Open Democracy -Financial Times
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Exclusive: Scottish nationalism and British nationalism aren’t the same – The Guardian

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

The Guardian

Exclusive: Scottish nationalism and British nationalism aren't the same
The Guardian
Exclusive: Scottish nationalism and British nationalism aren't the same. Billy Bragg. Some on the left seem to think voting against the Westminster status quo is an act of class betrayal. This is plainly not true • Live blog: Tuesday's developments on ...
"The elephant in the room will be devolution for England" - Billy BraggThe Voice of Russia
Scottish independence campaign - as it happenedTelegraph.co.uk
Q. and A.: What Would an Independent Scotland Entail?New York Times
Scholars and Rogues -Herald Scotland
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Billy Bragg Brings Signature Sound to East End – Dan’s Papers

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Dan's Papers

Billy Bragg Brings Signature Sound to East End
Dan's Papers
When Billy Bragg performs, the audience isn't just treated to his signature British punk/American folk-rock sound. The iconic protest singer, whose career spans over three decades, also provides social commentary, relating his songs and lyrics to ...

Billy Bragg returns to Bellows Falls – Brattleboro Reformer

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Billy Bragg returns to Bellows Falls
Brattleboro Reformer
20, Popolo presents English musician and activist, Billy Bragg. Mr. Bragg's popularity has continued unabated since he first broke onto the American scene in the mid 1980s with his album, Talking with the Taxman About Poetry. After three albums, Mr ...

Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 128: Billy Bragg, Metronomy, Califone – 93XRT Radio

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

93XRT Radio

Prius Route to Rock, Vol. 128: Billy Bragg, Metronomy, Califone
93XRT Radio
We're keeping things small and intimate this weekend with one show at City Winery and two at Lincoln Hall. Yeah, there's a big festival in town this weekend, but since everyone knows about that already, we'll shine our light on some other Chicago ...

Billy Bragg still talking politics on the eve of two-night stand at City Winery – New York Daily News

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

New York Daily News

Billy Bragg still talking politics on the eve of two-night stand at City Winery
New York Daily News
He's still mixing pop and politics. Nearly 30 years after he put out three perfect pop-folk-protest albums in a row, Billy Bragg remains the leading voice for social justice — one backed up with a great hook, bridge and chorus. “The key to a good ...
MUSIC Billy Bragg's a real riot, talks 'Sexuality'Windy City Times
Humble Bragg: The English Bard Keeps Up the Good Fight 30 Years OnCleveland Scene Weekly

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British folk star Billy Bragg brings his activism and his music to Music Box … – The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

British folk star Billy Bragg brings his activism and his music to Music Box ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg has spent the last 30 years chronicling romantic longing, political dissatisfaction and provincial disillusionment through a string of memorable songs. He visits the Music Box Supper Club on Monday, Sept. 15 ...

More than politics: Punk/folk songwriting legend Billy Bragg set for Cleveland … – Canton Repository

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

More than politics: Punk/folk songwriting legend Billy Bragg set for Cleveland ...
Canton Repository
Billy Bragg carved out a niche as a political voice of a generation. But while still active in a variety of causes, the 56-year-old singer/songwriter now seems more interested in songs about love and relationships than any great political uprising ...

More than politics: Punk/folk songwriting legend Billy Bragg set for Cleveland … – Canton Repository

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

More than politics: Punk/folk songwriting legend Billy Bragg set for Cleveland ...
Canton Repository
Billy Bragg carved out a niche as a political voice of a generation. But while still active in a variety of causes, the 56-year-old singer/songwriter now seems more interested in songs about love and relationships than any great political uprising ...

Billy Bragg: how iScotland would help England rediscover its radical heart – Herald Scotland

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Herald Scotland

Billy Bragg: how iScotland would help England rediscover its radical heart
Herald Scotland
No-one likes to feel they're being taken for granted in a relationship, but when the dominant partner takes no account of your views and stubbornly refuses to recognise that there might be any problems between the two of you, then it's time for a frank ...

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Billy Bragg tops prominent speakers at Scotland’s first ever ideas festival – STV Glasgow

Monday, September 1st, 2014

STV Glasgow

Billy Bragg tops prominent speakers at Scotland's first ever ideas festival
STV Glasgow
Billy Bragg usually plays music festivals, but he's coming to Glasgow for a different sort of gathering at the weekend. Designed to cover a broad range of ideas on culture, history and politics in a completely non-politically aligned way, organisers of ...
Scotland's festival of ideasHerald Scotland

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Hats off to judge and performer Billy Bragg – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Hats off to judge and performer Billy Bragg
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
LOCALS are in for a treat at the forthcoming Bridport Hat Festival with the news that celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford will be present to add their own expertise as judges. Locals and visitors will enjoy a packed schedule, starting with ...

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Hats off to judge and performer Billy Bragg – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Hats off to judge and performer Billy Bragg
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
LOCALS are in for a treat at the forthcoming Bridport Hat Festival with the news that celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford will be present to add their own expertise as judges. Locals and visitors will enjoy a packed schedule, starting with ...

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Hats off to judge and performer Billy Bragg – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

Hats off to judge and performer Billy Bragg
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
LOCALS are in for a treat at the forthcoming Bridport Hat Festival with the news that celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford will be present to add their own expertise as judges. Locals and visitors will enjoy a packed schedule, starting with ...

Joe Henry plays Recital Centre with new album, Invisible Hour – Sydney Morning Herald

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Joe Henry plays Recital Centre with new album, Invisible Hour
Sydney Morning Herald
Henry's dozen-odd albums to date, like the work he has produced for Solomon Burke, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Aaron Neville, Billy Bragg, Gillian Welch and many more, have conspicuously failed to find a foothold in modern music's vast web of pigeonholes.

Fringe benefits: Sydney Fringe Festival puts the spotlight on the small stage – Sydney Morning Herald

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Fringe benefits: Sydney Fringe Festival puts the spotlight on the small stage
Sydney Morning Herald
After premiering at the 2013 NZ Fringe Festival, the show has played more than 100 times in festivals, bar rooms, museums, schools, art galleries and country halls, including a stint opening for Billy Bragg on his 2014 New Zealand tour. The Newsagency ...

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Billy Bragg sings for independence – Open Democracy

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Billy Bragg sings for independence
Open Democracy
Billy Bragg sings for independence. Billy Bragg 28 August 2014. Billy Bragg sings and speaks in Edinburgh about Scottish and English independence from post-imperial Britain - hosted by National Collective.

Billy Bragg sings for independence – Open Democracy

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Billy Bragg sings for independence
Open Democracy
Billy Bragg sings for independence. Billy Bragg 28 August 2014. Billy Bragg sings and speaks in Edinburgh about Scottish and English independence from post-imperial Britain - hosted by National Collective.

Artists mobilise to fight damaging cuts to public services – The Guardian

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The Guardian

Artists mobilise to fight damaging cuts to public services
The Guardian
Music and art have always been a vehicle for political protest: from Bob Dylan and Bob Marley to Billy Bragg. Now a new group of British artists and musicians are hoping to use art, song, theatre and words, as well as social media, to combat the ...

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Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Announced Next Week – Music Feeds

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Music Feeds

Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Announced Next Week
Music Feeds
As Music Feeds reported back in September 2013, organisers took to the official Bluesfest forum to announce that Billy Bragg had been booked for Bluesfest 2015 while he was in the country for BIGSOUND 2013. This year's Bluesfest was an incredible ...

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Cat Power and Sky Ferreira Will Play Benefit Concerts for Ferguson Protestors – RollingStone.com

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

RollingStone.com

Cat Power and Sky Ferreira Will Play Benefit Concerts for Ferguson Protestors
RollingStone.com
Billy Bragg and his touring partner Joe Purdy played an impromptu benefit concert in South St. Louis. "It's Woody's work," Bragg told Rolling Stone. "And if we're going to be true to the little guy — more than just singing 'This Land Is Your Land ...

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Celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford to judge at Bridport Hat Festival – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford to judge at Bridport Hat Festival
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Taking part in the judging will be singer/songwriter and social commentator Billy Bragg, and musician/songwriter Hank Wangford, Songwriter, Musician. Winners will be chosen for the best headwear worn by adults, children and even best 'hatted dog'.

Celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford to judge at Bridport Hat Festival – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford to judge at Bridport Hat Festival
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Taking part in the judging will be singer/songwriter and social commentator Billy Bragg, and musician/songwriter Hank Wangford, Songwriter, Musician. Winners will be chosen for the best headwear worn by adults, children and even best 'hatted dog'.

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