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Bob Dylan's lost lyrics are now being turned into songs by a bunch of talented musicians, including Elvis Costello, Rhiannnon Giddens, and Marcus Mumford! Learn more here:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/lost-bob-dylan-lyrics-make-for-new-basement-tapes-project/2014/03/27/c9a107be-b458-11e3-b899-20667de76985_story.html

Something pretty awesome to look forward to!!

I believe it is my nature to dance by virtue of the beat of my heart, the pulse of my blood and the music in my mind.
Robert Fulghum

Live performance of “Country Girl” by Rhiannon Giddens and the Carolina Chocolate Drops! Giddens will be with us on September 21st.

Not only is she great at playing the fiddle, but she’s a mean banjo player as well!

All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song.
Louis Armstrong
Exactly TWO months until Solas is in town! September 20th at Somerville Theatre… don’t miss out!

Exactly TWO months until Solas is in town! September 20th at Somerville Theatre… don’t miss out!

As you begin to realize that every different type of music, everybody’s individual music, has its own rhythm, life, language and heritage, you realize how life changes, and you learn how to be more open and adaptive to what is around us.
Yo-Yo Ma
Salif Keita. 2 months. The Sinclair. 

Need I say more?

Salif Keita. 2 months. The Sinclair. 

Need I say more?

I discovered this song over the weekend and am still wondering how I had never heard it before. Needed to share it… it’s so beautiful!

Figured this was an appropriate Monday song!

Can You Guess Who?

"One of Brazil’s greatest stars of all time, ______ celebrates a 50-year career with his latest album and world tour, Uma Travessia, featuring classic songs in his repertoire. His band includes Wilson Lopes on guitar, drummer Lincoln Cheib, bassist Gastao Villeroy, Kiko Continentino on piano, and Widor Santiago on saxophone.”

If you guessed Milton Nascimento, you’re correct! Such a fabulous arstist. He’ll be here on November 16th!