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Rams Head On Stage Show Review: Billy Bragg on April 22

by Matt Ellis America has always been blessed with a plethora of great singer-songwriters and folk musicians, the tradition spurred on by responses to political and social unrest throughout our nation’s history.  We often forget about our English-speaking allies to the East and West and their contributions to the folk and political songwriting genres, but Billy Bragg and opener Kim Churchill reminded everyone in the audience on April 22nd why they deserve equal consideration with the best of the best. By the time I walked in, Aussie songwriter protégé Kim Churchill had already finished his first song and the young, scruffy, blonde mop-topped singer spoke to the crowd quietly in a boyish tone, feet bare, and nearly resembling a child surrounded on stage by mass tangles of wires, instruments and amps.  Looks can be, and often are, deceiving. The kid… Read More >

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Next Week at Rams Head On Stage!

Here’s what we’ve got next week at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis. Come on out and enjoy some live music! You won’t be sorry! Sunday, April 21 – Willy Porter & Robbie Schaefer $24.50 GENRE: Pop/Rock/Folk Willy Porter: Listeners want varied things from music. Often we want to dance, set a mood, hear a story or tap into some rarely-touched sorrow. Willy Porter’s music manages to do so many of these things, while bringing the audience into his walk through the world. Some of his songs are soft poems, others observances from a dusty street corner. Some are songs about life’s obstacles, regrets, or a glimpse of a mother and child riding a bus. For folks who want to hear some excellent guitar-playing, he does that, too. Better than just about anyone you’ve ever heard. “An acoustic picker with… Read More >

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What’s Streaming Through Our “RamPhones” this week 4/12/13 ? Check out our new picks !

What’s playing in our “Ram-Phones” Our staff’s most loved and listened to weekly mix! Royal Bundy (Tavern Marketing) “Last Post on the Bugle” – The Libertines “Don’t Stop Me now” – Queen “L.S.F” – Kasabian Kris Stevens (Talent Buyer) “Dans Ma Rue” — Zaz “Via Con Me” – Paolo Conte “Start Wearing Purple” – Gogol Bordello Travis Young (Designer) “I Don’t Mine” – Defeater “Paint The Silence” – South “Hello Sunshine” – Super Furry Animals Laura Price (On Stage Marketing) “Coffee & Cigarettes” – Michelle Featherstone “One by One” – Billy Bragg Brandon Linton (Live & Pier 6 Marketing) “Unintended” – Muse “Next To Me” – Emeli Sande “Written in the Stars” – Tinie Tempeh Mark Mangold (Talent Buyer) “Mansion” – The Fall “What Do I Get” – The Buzzcocks Chris Neugroschel (General Manager Rams Head Savage Mill) “Bound for… Read More >

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