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Punkt Festival 2016

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Punkt Festival Kristiansand, Norway September, 3-5, 2016 Punkt Festival in Kristiansand, Southern Norway, is a small, informal festival of internationally high artistic reputation and esteem. It takes place during the first week of September. Founded in 2005 its 12th edition as usual presented a wide range of musical performances and seminars plus a special sound installation in co-operation with the Kristiansand Kunsthal. It's one of the few festivals, that cuts through genres for purely ...

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Duncan Sheik and Suzanne Vega Sunset Concert at Sands Point

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Duncan Sheik and Suzanne Vega Sunset Concert Sands Point Preserve Conservancy Sands Point, NY September 25, 2016 On a perfect fall evening, the hallowed and pristine grounds of the Sands Point Preserve Conservancy served as the picturesque backdrop for a delightful evening of music. Duncan Sheik and Suzanne Vega's Sunset Concert, the inaugural concert of its kind at this iconic venue located on the North Shore of Long Island, was ...

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Bibi Ferreira at Symphony Space

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Bibi Ferreira Symphony Space New York, NY September 23, 2016 On the second of her two-night residence at The Upper West Side's Symphony Space, Bibi Ferreira took to the stage with her “Four Times Bibi" show, which brings together four of her previous shows in which she paid tribute to Frank Sinatra, Argentinean tango legend Carlos Gardel, Portuguese fado singer Amalia Rodrigues and her larger than life interpretation of the music of ...

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Hot Autumn Nights featuring Peter Noone's Herman's Hermits, the Grass Roots, the Box Tops and Gary Lewis & The Playboys at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury

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Peter Noone's Herman's Hermits, the Grass Roots, the Box Tops and Gary Lewis & The Playboys NYCB Theatre at Westbury Hot Autumn Nights Westbury, NY September 17, 2016 It was a night of nostalgic hits at the cozy NYCB Theatre at Westbury. Though the four bands that compromised the Hot Autumn Nights tour achieved most of their acclaim in the '60s and '70s, each still had a few tricks up their sleeves. Each band ...

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Redwood City Salsa Festival 2016

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Downtown Redwood City Redwood City Salsa Festival Redwood City, CA September 24, 2016 The 9th annual Redwood City Salsa Festival held at the downtown civic center was packed with families, friends, and salsa music lovers from all over the San Francisco Bay Area. High temperatures approaching 100 degrees at the RCSF were only exceeded by the higher energy levels of the dancers who filled the main Courthouse Square, and the smaller Reggae and Latin Jazz ...

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Live From Birmingham: Eleanor Friedberger, Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Weaves & Cavern Of Anti-Matter

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Eleanor Friedberger Academy 3 September 6, 2016 She's on tour, all the way from upstate New York (economically hounded out of Brooklyn only recently), and surely slightly disappointed by the meagre turn-out in the Academy's smallest room. How many here? Perhaps somewhere between 20 and 30, but all looking like ardent fans of Eleanor Friedberger, one of rock'n'roll's more individualist talents. Well, perhaps her solo material isn't so determinedly strange, restless and unpredictable as ...

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2016 Hope College Jazz Organ Summit

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Jazz Organ Summit Hope College Holland, Michigan September 9-10, 2016 Located in Western Michigan along the banks of Lakes Michigan and Macatawa, the small college town of Holland is not the type of place you might imagine for a gathering of musicians, students and jazz organ aficionados. Nonetheless, this quaint spot would serve as host to a very unique two-day event that was the brainchild of organist Tony Monaco. Working with Hope College, a small ...

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The Billy Hart Quartet at the 21c Museum Hotel

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The Billy Hart Quartet The 21c Museum Hotel Durham, NC September 26, 2016 Nearing the end of their first set at the 21c Museum Hotel in downtown jny: Durham, Billy Hart stepped out from behind his set and looked out into the crowd. When he plays the drums, Hart's face often looks strained and stressed, as if every rush across the toms and intricate series of cymbal play comes from some deep place and must ...


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