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Archive: May, 2012
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The Roots Picnic Mixtape
Thu, May 31, 2012, 10:00 AM
The fifth annual Roots Picnic is at the Festival Pier this weekend, expanding to two days in 2012. For me, the day to be there is Saturday...
New Hope-formed Ween calls it quits
Wed, May 30, 2012, 11:40 AM
Aaron Freeman, better known to music lovers as Gene Ween, told Rolling Stone that he's retiring the moniker, effectively ending the 25-year...
Bob and Barack
Wed, May 30, 2012, 10:27 AM
President Obama awarded the Medal of Freedom to Bob Dylan and a bunch of other worthies yesterday, including Toni Morrison. The President...
Philly Music Scene-sters Share Secrets
Wed, May 30, 2012, 12:12 PM
Ever wonder how the Philadelphia music biz "ticks" from a marketing/promotion and technical perspective? Some seasoned vets of the game will...
Guitar great Doc Watson still seriously ill
Tue, May 29, 2012, 1:20 PM
Folk music giant Doc Watson remains in critical condition in Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The 89 year old guitarist had...
RIP, Doc Watson
Tue, May 29, 2012, 8:51 PM
Doc Watson, the flat-picking guitar great from Deep Gap, N.C. who was one of the most revered and influential folk musicians of the the last...
Review: Beyonce at Revel
Sun, May 27, 2012, 3:22 PM
Towards the end of the second night of Beyonce’s four-show Memorial Day weekend stand at the Revel casino and resort in Atlantic City...
Happy Birthday, Bob: Forty Singers, Forty Dylan Songs
Thu, May 24, 2012, 9:24 AM
Philadelphia says Happy 71st Birthday to Bob Dylan at Rembrandt's tonight when 40 singers sing that many different songs written by the man...