Chicago's getting a taste of Southern tradition this weekend, as one of the great old-time string bands comes through town.
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Chicago Tribune columnist Eric Zorn is never shy about blast...
David LaBrel writes about heartache and love going bad, and you can hear his first 13 years in Helena, Montana in his songs' country gait, the pedal steel and the passing twang in his voice.
A Denver man used his banjo for more than just picking bluegrass tunes.
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"It's as if we're still in Mali," Cheick said. "I was born a griot, I will die a griot, and I hope that my work will continue the greatness of jeliw in the U.S."
Before he played his new album's title track, Martin said it had became a minor hit in the bluegrass world. "And in the bluegrass world," he quipped, "a minor hit is a major hit."
As someone on the left who loves folk music, I understand that I'm supposed to feel mystically uplifted by the dean of activist folkies. But I never could stand Pete.
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