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Interview with Sara Watkins

Posted by cincygroove on April 30, 2009

sara watkinsYou could say that Sara Watkins’ solo debut has been a lifetime in the making. The 27-year-old singer-songwriter and fiddle player spent nearly two decades—all of her teenage and young adult life—as one-third of Nickel Creek, the Grammy Award–winning acoustic trio that used contemporary bluegrass as a starting point for its no-genre-barred sound. Along the way, she’s hinted at her desire to do a project of her own and even organized some exploratory sessions in Los Angeles about six years ago. Now, with Nickel Creek on indefinite hiatus, she is releasing her self-titled solo disc, recorded in Los Angeles and Nashville and produced by former Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones. It features an impressively wide range of backing players and old friends, including itinerant alt-country duo Gillian Welch and Dave Rawling, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench, Elvis Costello drummer Pete Thomas; fellow travelers from the bluegrass world like Tim O’Brien, Chris Eldridge, Ronnie McCoury and Rayna Gellert; and her Nickel Creek bandmates.

Read the full Interview with Sara here

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Cincy Groove House Concert – 5/9/09 – Tupelo Honey

Posted by cincygroove on April 30, 2009

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Tupelo Honey

Cincy Groove House Concert (outside)
7708 Dearborn Ave
Saturday May 9, 2009
Cincinnati, OH, 45236 (Deerpark)

All ages, $10, Doors 3pm

4 – 4:45pm Sara Michelle Mayhew
5 – 6:30pm Tupelo Honey (this will be a acoustic duo performance with Heather & Katie)

Tupelo Honey is also the winner of a 2007 Cincinnati Entertainment Award

This will be an outside show. There will be chairs provided but feel free to bring blankets, your own chairs, etc… This is also a potluck event, so you can also bring some kind of food if you so desire.

Space is LIMITED , tickets will be sold pre-sale and at the door. No tickets will be mailed out, your name and number of tickets bought will be kept on a list at the venue.

Buy Your Tickets Here


Tupelo Honey “On My Own”

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