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Category: Folk


Puyallup musician brothers star in car-themed reality show ‘Escape Routes’

Product placement in television reaches a new level on Saturday when NBC and the Ford Motor Company team up for a reality show. And a brother team from Puyallup are among the cast members.

“Escape Routes” is an hour-long point-based competitive reality series which has teams visiting six cities in their 2013 Ford Escapes.

Drew and Derek Konzelman make up one of six teams hoping to reap a $100,000 award and their own Ford Escapes by winning a series of challenges and tasks. At the end of the six episodes the team with the most points wins. It’s

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Justin Jude plays Mandolin Cafe April 13

Justin Jude

Portland-based singer-songwriter Justin Jude brings his uplifting voice to the Mandolin Cafe in a 6 p.m. show April 13.

Jude just released his third album, 5 Kinds of Rain. It’s a follow-up to 2008’s Truce. I listened to several tracks on the new EP and I found Jude’s lyrical voice and acoustic backing to be at turns searing and contemplative.

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Celtic recording artist Colleen Raney to play Lakewood tonight

Celtic singer and recording artist Colleen Raney brings her band to the Lakewood Playhouse tonight for a concert to celebrate the release of her third album, Cuan, in an 8 p.m. performance.

The record, whose title means “harbor” or “safe haven” in Irish, is a collection of songs and tunes from Ireland and Scotland, recorded over the summer of 2011 with collaborator and Dublin-born guitarist Colm MacCárthaigh.

Raney, a Seattle native, recently released the album in Dublin, Ireland after touring the southwest and east coast of the U.S. She lives in Portland where she fronts a band of

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Camille Bloom to play Mandolin Cafe December 2

Seattle-based rising star singer-songwriter Camille Bloom will perform at the Mandolin Café on December 2 in support of her new release Never Out Of Time.

An acoustic folk singer with a powerful voice, Bloom has toured nationally and internationally and picked up a lot of fans and critic support along the way.

Check her out at Mandolin at 8 p.m. on December 2. The cafe is at 3923 S. 12th Street, Tacoma, 253-761-3482.


You might find a new friend at Woofstock

Woofstock, the annual entertainment event that supports pet adoption, is Saturday at UPS’s Todd Field.

Presented by the Dugan Foundation, this year’s event features musical artists Erina McGann, Maya & Matt, Gina Belliveau and Automatic Theory playing indie folk, Celtic, acoustic pop and alternative rock.

At Saturday’s free event you can meet over 100 dogs, cats and ferrets and decide which one might be a good addition to your family. Last year 121 animals found new homes at Woofstock. Click on “more” for details.
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Grant Peeples plays Morso August 6

Singer/songwriter Grant Peeples plays at Morso August 6 as part of his West Coast debut.

Peeples’ songs are a mix of satire and social commentary on the state of America as he sees it. His official bio sums it up nicely…

He violates the “ No Trespassing” signs, peeks over the backyard fences of the culture. Then he picks up his guitar and lets you know what he’s seen–unapologetically–like a poet would anchor the Six O’clock News.

Peeples lived for 11 years on an island off the coast of Nicaragua. When he returned to the U.S. in 2006,

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Peter Case plays Morso

Folk-Rocker Peter Case plays at Morso in Gig Harbor Friday.

The 8 p.m. acoustic show is part of the Americana Music Series produced by Michael ONeill and Morso. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Morso, 9014 Peacock Hill Ave., in Gig Harbor. Or call 253-530-3463.

From the announcement:

Case’s bands The Nerves and The Plimsouls helped define the LA punk and alternative rock scenes in the 70s and 80s, and his solo work helped usher in the Americana music phenomenon.

Peter just released “The Case Files” which contains a collection of demos, out-takes

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