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Modena City Ramblers

The Modena Town Ramblers were formed in 1991, an informal musical group that came collectively to entertain relatives and buddies playing Irish folk music. Getting together with up to jam more often, the Ramblers started to create their own music, inspired by well-known Celtic-influenced bands just like the Pogues as …

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Ruy Maurity

Perhaps one of the most important proponents of rural rock and roll, Ruy Maurity had strikes with “Serafim e Seus Filhos” and “Nem Ouro Nem Prata” (both with Zé Jorge). Many of his functions also made an appearance in the Globo Network cleaning soap operas Fogo Sobre Terra, Dona Xepa, …

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Neal & Leandra

Folk duo Neal & Leandra — singer/songwriters Neal Hagberg and Leandra Top — formed following the two met while attending Gustavus Adolphus University in Minnesota in 1981. Hagberg, from Montevideo, MN, was a premed biology main (he later turned disciplines and got a experts level in theology); Top was seeking …

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Mike Cross

Mike Combination is among folk music’s most energetic performers. From enough time he strikes the stage to his shutting tune, Combination delivers a turbocharged assortment of funny songs, private ballads, Will Rogers-like stories, Delta blues, and Appalachian and Celtic fiddle music. During his displays, Combination switches very easily between fiddle …

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The New St. George

Conceived from your English folk rock and roll scene from the ’60s that spawned Steeleye Course as well as the Fairport Convention and nurtured in the DC folkscene that offered the world Mary Chapin Carpenter, THE BRAND NEW St. George reaches once a appearance forward at where folk music is …

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The Mollys

Among the modern folk music’s most eclectic rings, the Mollys were conceived by longtime close friends and music collaborators Nancy McCallion, the group’s key songwriter and cent whistle participant, and Catherine Zavala, electric guitar and mandolin participant. By adding bassist Dan Sorenson, drummer Gary MacKender, and accordion, electric guitar and …

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Marianne Girard

Blessed in Keswick, Ontario, Marianne Girard lived in a little town but discovered plenty of actions to stimulate her, including radio, the Ed Sullivan Present and early folk information. A fan of traditional music, Girard still left home at age group 16 and started playing electric guitar at age group …

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Michael McDermott

Michael McDermott was created in Chicago and influenced by rock and roll & move. After problems with various rings, McDermott find the single path. He spent a while in university but left to try out Chicago’s coffeehouses and pubs. After viewing and performing numerous folksingers, he started to incorporate Irish …

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Rees Shad

Vocalist/songwriter Rees Shad debuted in 1996 with Anderson, Ohio. The Riggley Street Stories, a mixture CD/book package, implemented two years afterwards.

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Rebecca Riots

Called after an mid-19th century uprising against the Uk government in South Wales, the Rebecca Riots can be an acoustic folk trio from Berkeley, CA. Andrea Prichett and Eve Decker fulfilled at a summer season camp where these were both employed in 1993. Both spent their evenings playing music collectively …

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