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David Lamb Of Brown Bird Dies Of Leukemia

[Additional Note: Friends are planning a celebration of David’s life starting at 7:30pm at the Columbus Theatre, Tuesday, April 8th.] Hearts are breaking as news spreads of the death of local musician Dave Lamb. Wife and musical partner MorganEve Swain announced his passing last night on the Brown Bird Facebook page. Her message reads in

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Interview: Newport Folk Festival’s Brown Bird

If it’s August, it’s time for the annual Newport Folk Festival, which draws 10,000 attendees and scores of musicians, staff and volunteers to modestly-sized Fort Adams State Park to enjoy legendary acts whose styles often soar beyond “folk” and occasionally even beyond definition. For the first time in NFF’s 52-year history, both days of the

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More Great Thursday Stuff In Providence

1) Catch fabulous Providence roots band Brown Bird live at the fountain at Burnside Park. Beer for sale. free show, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Burnside Park (next to Kennedy Plaza), Providence Facebook page 2) As night falls, watch the hilarious British zombie parody Shaun of the Dead. free, dusk (8:00-ish), the outdoor movie screen next to Tazza

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Live Music Wednesday — Coupla Choices

One show starts at 9pm at the 210, featuring members of Brown Bird and Tallahassee, and the Torches described as, “A combination of ‘Tom Waits, The Make-Up, the Sex Pistols and Temple of the Dog.’ The Torches played their first show without ever having all been in the same room at once.” Or head over

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The ‘Mericans At The Narrows

The ‘Mericans, starring Dose editor Eric Smith on bass, will play The Narrows Center for the Arts this Thursday night (details and map at Facebook). Sez frontman Christian Daltry in one of his inimitable, late-night on Miller High Life and paint fumes, sleep-deprived, stream of consciousness pitches, . . .three Great Providence Bands play Fall

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Quickie Review: Brown Bird, Joe Fletcher in the Green Mtn. State

Last night, Brown Bird and Joe Fletcher of the Wrong Reasons played The Skinny Pancake in Burlington, VT. TSP, which has a second location in Montpelier, is VT’s version of La Creperie, with an extra bonus of alcohol, brunch and cool medieval-looking chandeliers. After the flagship TSP opened three years ago, great acts like folksters

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Men in Black: Providence Performers on Tonight’s Tribute

As Beth noted, tonight is the all-star Johnny Cash tribute show at RISD Auditorium.  Although the ‘Mericans do have a Daily Dose connection (ahem, some of us were tossing our panties on the ‘Mericans’ stage before Mr. Smith came along—although I’m still not sure Smurf underoos were the best choice), I’m also a big fan of

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Brown Bird’s Fundraiser

The good news: Rhode Island (and Maine’s) own Brown Bird will open for Providence darlings The Low Anthem on their European tour in late January and February. The bad news: getting a quartet, their musical instruments and their clean underwear to Europe ain’t cheap. Friends have stepped up, and Brown Bird’s show tonight at The

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Low Anthem On Thayer Street — Tickets Still Available

Don’t forget the special event (they are calling it Strats-on-Avon) Thursday night at the Avon Cinema. The Low Anthem will headline with Death Vessel and Brown Bird in support. (I could have sworn Annie had posted about this but I must have been hallucinating again.) I love the idea of the Avon hosting live music

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