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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 7 – 9

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 7 – 9

Feel that Icelandic chill at The Fox this weekend.
Friday, March 7
Regina Spektor @ The Greek Theatre
The pianist and singer that made her fame in the mid-aughts will enchant the [...]

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Front Country bids the Bay farewell to settle in Nashville

Melody Walker, the lead vocalist of the San Francisco Bay Area's rising star in bluegrass known as Front Country, has been totally shaped by the San Francisco Bay Area [...]

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Photos: Front Country at Great American Music Hall

Front Country (photo: Ria Burman)
Photos and words by Ria Burman

Front Country brought down the house at the Great American Music Hall Thursday night with some jam rocking bluegrass beats. It's [...]

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The Bay Abridged: May 11 – 24

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat [...]

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    Music + Giveaway: Front Country debut rootsy-fun cover of Tune-Yards’ “Bizness”

Music + Giveaway: Front Country debut rootsy-fun cover of Tune-Yards’ “Bizness”

Melody Walker of Front Country, with her signed 'Whokill' vinyl

The San Francisco-based bluegrass band Front Country has some new business up their sleeves. They’ve recorded a cover of fellow [...]

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    Front Country puts a rootsy spin on the Talking Heads ahead of Halloween show

Front Country puts a rootsy spin on the Talking Heads ahead of Halloween show

The bluegrass scene in the Bay Area is one of the most thriving around, and we're definitely root-ing for Front Country. (Get it? The scene is also full of bluegrass puns.) [...]

By |October 28, 2015|Comments Off on Front Country puts a rootsy spin on the Talking Heads ahead of Halloween show
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    Front Country’s ‘Sake of the Sound’ release party at Slim’s next month

Front Country’s ‘Sake of the Sound’ release party at Slim’s next month

On the title track to their debut LP Sake of the Sound, Front Country's Melody Walker sings of the healing power of music ("When it hits you, you gonna [...]

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