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Tom Rush at Rams Head On Stage Sunday, April 6th

 Photo Credit:  npr.org Great ‘stache, great songwriting.  Those are the first two features you recognize when you give folk singer Tom Rush a quick look and listen.  Delve deeper, and you’ll notice much more. Before his mustache and notoriety grew, Rush was an English student and self-taught guitarist at Harvard University performing at Club 47 (now known as Club Passim) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  He met a number of other folk performers at this time and released two albums before signing with Elektra Records in 1965 for his next three albums. These recordings from that time are some of the best folk songs the Sixties ever heard outside of Bob Dylan’s first nine, legendary albums.  Rush’s covers of original songs by rising folkies and friends Joni Mitchell and James Taylor helped them build their own careers, and jumpstart what Rolling Stone… Read More >

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Newly Announced and On Sale – November 19, 2013

Here’s a peek at what’s going on sale at noon: Tug Trophy Turnover Party feat. American Roots Musician Dean Rosenthal Monday, December 2 Paul Cebar Sunday, January 26 *All Ages Matinee* Bandleader Paul Cebar hails fromMilwaukee,Wisconsin, where he first got his start in folk coffeehouses in the mid-’70s. He has also spent considerable time inNew Orleans, where he draws inspiration from the vibrant, multicultural music scene. James McMurtry Wednesday, February 5 James McMurtry is one artist who has earned his solid singer/songwriter/guitarist reputation. Critics, peers and music aficionados have long praised him as being among the strongest songwriters of his generation.   Steve Earle: Solo Acoustic Monday, February 10 In the strictest sense, Steve Earle isn’t a country artist; he’s a roots rocker. Earle emerged in the mid-’80s, after Springsteen had popularized populist rock & roll and Dwight Yoakam had… Read More >

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