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Lunasa performs at The Haven on Wednesday. Publicity image.

Arts Pick: Lúnasa

“St. Patrick’s Day is much bigger in America than it is in Ireland,” say the members of Lúnasa, an Irish supergroup who take the stage on Wednesday, for what guitarist Ed Boyd calls “a good night’s entertainment.” The group’s 20th anniversary tour is filled with stories and music, contemporary and traditional, in perfect preparation for the stateside honoring of […]

Neko Case plays the Jefferson Theater Friday. March 10. Photo by Dennis Kleiman

ARTS Pick: Neko Case

In the early days of her career, Neko Case sounded like a new voice in the vintage style of country music, with 1997’s The Virginian earning her comparisons to Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline. What came next was an album-by-album development of her unique vocals and compelling songwriting. Twenty years later, she’s released the box […]

Jordan Tice's new album, Horse County, with a backing band by the same name, is his first all-original release and it highlights his new interest in ragtime. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Jordan Tice

Jordan Tice’s journey to becoming a force on the bluegrass scene started with classical guitar, jazz and rock ’n’ roll, then expanded into a variety of projects that found him keeping musical company with members of Crooked Still, Punch Brothers, Dave Rawlings Machine and Canadian folk act The Duhks. He was even tapped by banjo-playing […]