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Sistema NB launches a campaign of 10,000 children

(Photo: Submitted by Sistema) A free program that teaches children to play musical instruments in an orchestral setting, unveiled its vision for 15 years. Sistema New Brunswick President and CEO Ken MacLeod said he has launched a $ 12 million campaign for 10,000 children. Currently, Sistema NB is available to …

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Leslie Jordan Directs the Cast of ‘Country’ on PBS Music Series Friday Night

Leslie Jordan, from Chattanooga, can add another credit to her resume. On Friday night, he will appear in PBS’s “One Voice” series with the American Pops Orchestra. Subtitled “The Songs We Share”, the APO and Maestro Luke Frazier series celebrates “quintessentially American music that has transcended its original genre to …

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Leading media coverage of “This Big Messy Country of Ours”

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and provides behind-the-scenes information on how our journalism comes together. Jia Lynn Yang has been editor-in-chief of the national office since February, where she oversees a team of around 50 journalists and editors. Prior to joining The Times in 2017, …

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Review: “Our Country Friends,” by Gary Shteyngart

Here is: the cutting edge of pandemic literature. Last year, in a superhuman feat, Scottish author Ali Smith delivered “Summer,” the brilliant final installment of his seasonal quartet, written in real time as COVID-19 raged across the world. This spring Rachel Cusk posted “Second Place”, about overworked artists quarantined on …

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Maestro Luke Frazier, from West Virginia, shares the impact of country music on him in time for new Country and American Roots episodes of “One Voice: The Songs We Share” premiering October 29

Maestro Luke Frazier, from West Virginia, shares the impact of country music on him in time for new Country and American Roots episodes of “One Voice: The Songs We Share” premiering October 29 By: Emily Votaw Posted on: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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STORYTELLERS THROUGH THE SONG: Best-selling country writers The Warren Brothers set a date for Clayton’s symphony | Entertainment

Now consider the lyrics to “Red Solo Cup,” 2011 top 10 country artist Toby Keith, co-written by the Warren Brothers, Nashville songwriters Brett and Brad: “Red solo cup uh huh / I fill you up / Let’s party / Let’s party / I love you, Red solo cup / I …

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A ‘spark plug’ for the McCaskey cross-country team, Naomi-Jeanne Main also a national fiddle star | High school cross country

Teams’ top scorers or fastest runners tend to get most of the big sports titles. Peel back the layers of any good team, however, and you’ll tend to find an unsung student-athlete who serves as a key cog in its success. JP McCaskey High School senior Naomi-Jeanne Main is a …

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HelloFresh workers across the country, including Aurora, prepare to vote in union elections

HelloFresh workers are organizing for safer working conditions and higher wages. Workers say the effort is in response to the June crash and a broader desire to improve working conditions inside the company’s quick warehouses. Many also want a higher salary. In a statement, a spokesperson for HelloFresh said the …

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The voice of pain from a country in the spotlight of the WSO

Much has changed for Winnipeg country singer Don Amero since last March, when he was scheduled to perform for the first time with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. CONCERT OVERVIEW Click to enlarge Don Amero with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra• Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m .; Sunday, 2 p.m.• Centenary concert …

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Illinois ranked state with some of the country’s top drivers

ST. LOUIS– Illinois is the fifth best driving state in the country, according to QuoteWizard, one of the nation’s leading online insurance marketplaces. Top 5 in 22: St. Louis news that will make us talk QuoteWizard analyzed data from two million auto insurance quotes from drivers across the country. The …

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New Woody Guthrie Center exhibit shines a light on women in country music

A new exhibit opens this week at the Woody Guthrie Center. The exhibition is called “Stronger Together: The Power of Women in Country Music”. From the dress Dolly Parton wore in a performance at the Grand Ole Opry, to Taylor Swift’s dress from her first music video, the exhibit walks …

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Two unlocked cars reported stolen at Greenwich Country Club; ‘something new’ in flights

GREENWICH – Car thieves in Greenwich are trying a new tactic – stealing vehicles from a local country club, police say. Police said they received reports that two Land Rovers were stolen mid-morning on Sunday from a local country club, which has not been identified. The cars had both been …

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High Country Sinfonia will present a series of three concerts over the valley

High Country Sinfonia will be on a three-stop tour of the Roaring Fork Valley in the coming days, featuring in-person performances of works by Handel, Vivaldi, Montgomery and Tchaikovsky. Free performances are at Grace Church in Emma (Thursdays at 7 p.m.), Third Street Center in Carbondale (Saturdays at 7 p.m.) …

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Vaccinations and Reported COVID Cases Remain Low in Amish Country of Ohio | News

Holmes County in northeast Ohio has the state’s worst vaccination rate – just 17% – and yet the county has the state’s lowest COVID spread rate. For the estimated 23,000 Amish citizens of Holmes County – nearly half of the county – COVID-19 is a fact of life. “People still …

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Country Thunder returns to Arizona with record crowds expected | Subscriber

Many acts of support for this weekend’s lineup were also due to arrive in 2020, including Ashley McBryde, Seaforth, Chicks with Hits, Filmore and Drew Parker. Luke Combs makes his Arizona Country Thunder debut this Saturday, October 16 at the Florence Festival Grounds. The festival had been postponed twice due …

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Country Singer Neal McCoy Promises Greensburg Audience: ‘Try Us, You’ll Like Us’

Country singer Neal McCoy makes a pretty bold statement ahead of his Oct. 17 show at the Palace Theater in Greensburg. “I challenge people who may not know much about me, or have even heard of me before, to give us their time,” he said. “When the show is over, …

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Jason Aldean fills the Hollywood Casino amphitheater for a breezy evening of country hits | concert reviews

Aldean has avoided topics of COVID vaccines and mask mandates after last week lambasting California’s rules on childhood vaccines and defending criticism of the president on his wife’s social media. Good idea: the fans came out for the music. And during his 95-minute set, Aldean went through most of his …

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Hank Williams Jr studies Virginia with real country music

The legendary outlaw threw a big party in Doswell, Va. On a chilly, cloudy October night, thousands of diehard fans received a real lesson in country music history from a man who knows a thing or two: Hank Williams, Jr. Hank Jr. took the stage at Meadow Event Park around …

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Mount Kisco, New Castle Pay Country Club Tax Certificate Rules

A recent settlement in a tax certiorari filed by the Mount Kisco Country Club will cost two municipalities additional money, but avoid potentially more costly litigation. Two weeks ago, the Mount Kisco Village Council approved a settlement with the 166-acre golf course that will see the village pay the club …

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PREVIEW: The Frontmen of Country Rocked The Cameo; Busy week ahead | Entertainment

Music notes Their bus idled just steps from the backstage door of the Cameo Theater in Bristol, Va., On Saturday night. They are the Frontmen of Country. Composed of singers Larry Stewart, Tim Rushlow and Richie McDonald, all three were former vocalists for the respective bands Restless Heart, Little Texas …

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Piedmontese women fight forest fires across the country

(WGHP) – Raging forest fires pose a dangerous threat to people and property. Two Piedmontese women faced some of the most difficult conditions on the west coast. Stay on top of the latest news and weather with the FOX8 mobile app. “With fighting fires, fear is a factor,” said Dakota …

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Over 100 Afghans from music school fled the country

BEIRUT (AP) – More than 100 Afghan National Institute of Music students, alumni and faculty members have left Kabul for Portugal, where the government agreed to grant them asylum, the Afghan National Institute said on Monday. director of the institute. They were on a flight carrying 235 people from Kabul …

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More than 100 Afghans from music school fly out of country

Dozens of students and teachers from a major music school in Afghanistan have been airlifted to safety en route to Portugal, where the government has agreed to grant them asylum Through ZEINA KARAM Associated Press October 4, 2021, 5:24 PM • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this …

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Brooks & Dunn, Travis Tritt ‘Reboot’ Country Music in Virginia

One of the biggest country music tours stopped at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow In the country, after the city limits sign, well, there is a… A large amphitheater nestled in the lush countryside of Bristow, Virginia. It was here at Jiffy Lube Live that Brooks & Dunn and special …

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The Frontmen of Country: Singing trio Richie McDonald of Lonestar, Tim Rushlow, formerly of Little Texas and Larry Stewart of Restless Heart, perform at the Cameo Theater on Saturday | Entertainment

“I was doing shows overseas for the USO, I was doing shows for men and women,” Rushlow said. “I mentioned it to Larry and Richie.” Soon the trio began performing in outposts as extensive as Afghanistan and Bahrain. “We did it for seven, eight years,” Rushlow said, “and we had …

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Country duo Dan + Shay perform high-energy hit night at a sold-out Target Center – Twin Cities

A big takeaway from Dan + Shay’s sold-out concert Saturday night at Target Center in Minneapolis is that they’re excited to be back on the road. At several points throughout the evening, Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney took the action to thank the crowd, recall local shows at the Mill …

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Country music’s most prolific bassist Bob Moore dies at 88

Bob Moore, one of the most prolific bassists in recorded music history and a member of the legendary Nashville studio team of musicians of the 1950s and beyond, died on Wednesday September 22 at the age of 88 year. Moore was born November 30, 1932 and raised in East Nashville. …

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The 10 Greatest Modern Country Duets You Should Know

The Judds: Active: 1983-1991 plus meetings, most recently in 2017. Hits: “Mama He’s Crazy”, “Love Is Alive”, “Grandpa”. Wynonna Judd’s powerful voice, Naomi Judd’s flirtatious manners, and mother-daughter tensions / harmonies elevated this red-haired duo to the Country Hall of Fame in 2021. Brooks and Dunn: Active: 1990-2010, 2015-present. Our …

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NYS Fair concert guide: country, reggae, rock (Sunday, August 22)

Welcome to our daily New York State Fair concert guide! We will be posting a list of performers and times for the NYS 2021 fair each day on syracuse.com. The Chevy Park stage, where this year’s biggest concerts will take place, is located in the New York Experience zone at …

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Nanci Griffith | Nashville, Tennessee

Born July 6, 1953 in Seguin, Texas, Nanci Caroline Griffith was a resplendent singer, songwriter, and recording artist. She wrote songs recorded by various artists, including Suzy Boggus (“Outbound Plane”), Emmylou Harris and Willie Nelson (“Gulf Coast Highway”) and Kathy Mattea (“Love at the Five & Dime”), and she was …

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‘Lovecraft Country’: Inside the Tulsa Race Opera Massacre Episode

Emmy-nominated composers Laura Karpman and Raphael Saadiq break down the ‘Gothic R&B’ vibe that culminated with the mighty orchestral requiem. When it came to scoring the explosive montage surrounding the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre in HBO’s “Lovecraft Country”, songwriter Laura Karpman had the inspired idea to adapt the mighty poem …

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Bass Hall completes comeback with an array of country icons and FW favorites

Performing Arts Fort Worth, owner and non-profit operator of Bass Performance Hall, unveiled the lineup for the popular 2021-2022 BNSF entertainment series, starting with Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis Holiday Shindig December 1. With the return of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra to the venue later this month and the …

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WE Fest reboot gives Minnesota country fans a good time of challenge

DETROIT LAKES – For a music festival fans often don’t remember from the night before, WE Fest’s comeback year involved a surprising amount of nostalgia. Headlining Thursday, members of the Florida Georgia Line recalled their first appearance in Northwestern Minnesota’s nationally renowned country music marathon. “We played and then we …

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