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Ruthie Foster – August 19, 2014

Ruthie Foster  -  Ballard Park  -  August 19, 2014 Foster works at the intersection of blues and gospel.  She got there from her strong gospel background – I don’t suppose that too many of the blues/gospel artists will arrive there … Continue reading

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Guy Davis – September 23, 2012

Guy Davis  -  Ossining Public Library  -  September 23, 2012 Davis is a treasure of blues/roots/Americana, with a deep authoritative voice, an incisive sense of humor, and enough attitude to put that sense to worthy use.  He rotated through several … Continue reading

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Gary Clark Jr. – July 28, 2012

Gary Clark Jr.  -  Central Park Summerstage  -  July 2, 2012 Clark is the latest in the line of hot Texas electric blues guitar-slingers.  He has dialed (and loudly!) into Hendrix’s tone, skipping over the let’s-bring-Jimi-to-Texas of SRV,  and instead … Continue reading

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Holmes Brothers – August 26, 2010

Holmes Brothers     –     Ballard Park, Ridgefield CT      –     August 26, 2010 Ridgefield’s CHIRP series continues to present quality acts in the pleasant setting of Ballard Park.  The Holmes Brothers is a self-contained gospel-informed roots trio that can play … Continue reading

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David Bromberg – July 14, 2010

David Bromberg        –       Madison Square Park         –           July 14, 2010 Front row again for this quartet.  Bromberg played mostly acoustic guitar, but also some electric and some mandolin.  At one point there were three mandolins going at once.  … Continue reading

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