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Alan Doyle

Enchanted Evening: Great Big Sea Comes to Tarrytown

Jaime Lubin | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

It's worth noting that, enthusiastic as the proceedings were, they also carried a peculiar gravity. Perhaps this had to do with nostalgia's more serious side, the wish to honor what's gone before and the realization that all things cannot stay the same forever.

Great Big Fun, 20 Years In the Making

Jaime Lubin | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

New York's venerable Town Hall theater came alive this weekend with the buzz of a thousand accents. GBS always attracts an international audience, and the most recent stop on their XX twentieth anniversary tour was no exception.

More Canadian Finds From Folk Alliance 2013

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Revisiting the stack of CDs I brought back from Folk Alliance 2013 reveals that there are more interesting Canadian acts I haven't shared with readers yet -- which is fitting, since the meeting was in Toronto.

An Urban Folk-Rock Night

Jaime Lubin | Posted 03.25.2013 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

They say you can't please everybody, but tell that to Alan Doyle. Headlining recently at New York institution B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill in Times Square, the always-congenial Newfoundlander joined with The Dunwells and Amy Helm to produce the rare musical hat trick.