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Nickel Creek Is Back

Nickel Creek

Twenty-five years after kicking off their career as child bluegrass prodigies, and five years after announcing their indefinite hiatus, the members of Nickel Creek have reunited for a stunning new album. Check out this full review of A Dotted Line, due on Nonesuch Records, April 1, 2014.

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In the Immortal Words of Woody Guthrie, "So Long, It's Been Good to Know You"

It's been nine years since I started building this site for the About.com network, so it is with a bittersweet heart that I now bid it adieu. When I began

Nickel Creek - A Dotted Line

Nickel Creek's 25th Anniversary album, A Dotted Line, is full of remarkable originals and genre-defying instrumental behavior - read this full review.

New Spin on 'Basement Tapes'-era Bob Dylan Songs, from T Bone Burnett and Friends

T Bone Burnett is no stranger to high-profile folk-and-Americana-infused projects. From his involvement with O Brother, Where Art Thou? to Nashville, the

Emmylou Harris Memoir Due in 2015

According to Billboard Magazine, Emmylou Harris is working on a memoir covering her four decades in the music industry, from her time singing with the late,

Pickathon Announces Full 2014 Lineup

Yesterday, I shared that Nickel Creek has joined the lineup for the 2014 Pickathon Indie Roots Music Festival in Happy Valley, Ore., just outside of Portland.

Nickel Creek Discography

News broke this week that Nickel Creek would be making an appearance at two of the finest folk and roots music festivals in the land this summer - Pickathon and

Nickel Creek Albums

Learn more about newgrass/genre-defiant path-forging band Nickel Creek with this brief history of their albums. Complete discography.

Folk Song History: "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"

I'm not personally a big fan of the sport of baseball, though I did grow up rooting for the Yankees (don't hold it against me) and watching spring training

What Is a Folk Song?

It's almost a cliche within folk music circles to try to argue about what constitutes a folk song. For Baby Boomers, folk music has a social conscience and is

Artists to Watch: Cahalen Morrison & Eli West

A couple of weeks ago, when I shared my picks for artists you need to watch from this year's Folk Alliance International schedule in Kansas City, Cahalen

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