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Rodrigo y Gabriela Show They Are Grateful to the Dead on New Album

Marty Lipp | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Marty Lipp

From Mexican metal band to busking in Dublin to Cuba to the White House, the unlikely story of Rodrigo y Gabriela continues with them getting back to their roots as an acoustic instrumental duo.

Lila Downs Finds Three-Part Harmony Among Countries

Marty Lipp | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
Marty Lipp

Lila Downs was born with one foot in each of three cultures. Her father was from Minnesota while her mother was Mexican, and Downs was brought up in both countries.

Acoustic-guitar Duo Rock Their Way Along an Unlikely Path to Success

Marty Lipp | Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts
Marty Lipp

Sánchez recalled recently that their first time playing on the street -- "We didn't even look up" -- but still caused so many people to gather around them that the police had to break up the crowd.