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Thanks to relentless touring and a ton of radio airplay, guitar-wielding storyteller Ellis Paul is more relevant than ever. He plays the Southern on Friday. Photo: Jack Looney.

ARTS Pick: Ellis Paul

Over his 20-year career, singer-songwriter Ellis Paul has released 19 records, received 14 Boston Music awards (along with a slew of other honors and decorations) and played close to 200 shows per year across the globe. With a leading role in the folk revival of the ’90s, Paul is often compared to legendary predecessors Bob […]

The (All New) Acorn Sisters featuring Sarah White and Sian Richards lead the annual Country Christmas Show into its second decade at the Southern on Sunday. Publicity image

ARTS Pick: The Country Christmas Show

Sarah White and Siân Richards are back with their annual songbird tradition, The Country Christmas Show. The angel voiced duo welcomes Peyton Tochterman to the tinseled stage for this year’s tribute to the season, as well as long-standing favorite Jim Waive and the Young Divorcees, who always rock our stocking’s off. And if we’re lucky, […]