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When Wilco’s bassist John Stirratt heard that a group of people from the Mid-Coast were trying to restore the 1930s-era Waldo Theater in Waldoboro, he wanted to help. Stirratt and his wife had moved to the area a few years earlier, full time, and they wanted to get involved in their new community. Stirratt offered …

RICHMOND, Virginia – Headphones and a party of yours plus live music at Dogwood Dell and Pocahontas State Park are both on the schedule this week in Richmond. UnlockingRVA is back with another Silent Party in the 17th Street Marketplace. “So I’m Faith Wilkerson, Founder of Unlocking RVA, welcome to the Silent Party. We’re here …

It’s been four and a half decades since Jon Pousette-Dart first caught the eye of Boston-based music promoter Don Law while playing at Chicken Box in Nantucket. Law convinces the native New Yorker to move to Boston, becomes his manager, and in no time, singer-guitarist Pousette-Dart leads a duo, then a trio, then a whole …

There are few things more enjoyable and relaxing than listening to live music in a quiet environment. Fortunately, Alcoa’s Songs By the Brook series has been offering this opportunity to local residents since 2014, with the exception of last year when it had to be canceled due to COVID-19. The music returns to the same …

WATERVILLE – With a new theme song heralding the return of Oliver Hazard Day on Saturday, the group is hoping fans will bring an appetite for food, beer and American folk music. This is the third annual Oliver Hazard Day, which is a full-day music festival that takes place from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. …

Top line As artists and concert promoters nationwide face a surge in infections and hospitalizations attributed to the spread of the Delta variant, Grammy-winning musician Jason Isbell, announced Monday that he and his group, the 400 Unit, will require spectators to provide proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test to attend all of their …

VISALIA, Calif. (KSEE) – High school marching bands face an uncertain future in the Visalia Unified School District, according to staff, students and parents. Several VUSD marching band directors say it’s because the district issued new Covid-19 guidelines to teachers on Friday, which included unexpected Covid-19 restrictions on marching band and the performing arts. The …

Cliff Dawson, the new director of the Braden River High School marching bands, stood before four members of the marching band in a small room with the metronome. He listened intently to the band members perform their respective parts of a quartet that will be part of this year’s walking show, “Renewal”. When they finished …

A popular band draws crowds to a Toronto bar that, like most, has had no luck. Tonight Bar has not only endured the recurring blockages all businesses have had to deal with, the stretch from Queen to Parkdale where they are located has been closed to road repairs to streetcar tracks for months now, making …

OLMSTED TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The echoes of brass and percussion from Olmsted Falls High School can only mean the Bulldog Marching Band is gearing up for another season. “We’re excited to see a full football season because last year we weren’t able to see any away games,” said Julie Budd, director of the Olmsted Falls …