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2008-07-08 15:00:33

By DAWN DECWIKIEL-KANE GREENSBORO -- The Eastern Music Festival will open its four-week summer series of alternative music on Thursday with the bluegrass sounds of the Steep Canyon Rangers. If the name sounds familiar, that's because the band has played to EMFfringe audiences before. In 2005. In 2006. In 2007. And if last summer's turnout is any indication, the popular North Carolina group could fill Triad Stage's 300 seats again. "They are crowd favorites," EMFfringe coordinator...

2005-07-16 11:07:28

By Phyllis Stark NASHVILLE (Billboard) - Who is Fern Holloway? If you're one of the handful of insiders in her organization, you know that is the alias under which prereleases of Faith Hill's new CD, "Fireflies," were sent to members of her management team and label. After Hill's last album, 2002's "Cry," leaked out on the Internet ahead of its official release date, her organization made plans to keep the new album under wraps until just before its Aug. 2 release. After all, there's a...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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