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Lilly Hiatt pulls from many influences (including her dad) to fit neatly into rock’s current lineup of post-punk front women. Photo: Greg Groth

ARTS Pick: Lilly Hiatt

When you’re the daughter of a well-respected singer-songwriter and blazing a trail with your own talent, it stands to reason that you’d feel some added pressure. Lilly Hiatt shines brightly enough to illuminate the shadow of her Americana rock star dad John, and kicks it up a notch through a blend of punk, indie and […]

Folk music road warrior Philippe Bronchtein parks for a set as Hip Hatchet at The Garage on Friday. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Hip Hatchet

Jack-of-all-trades Philippe Bronchtein crafts rustic, witty Americana as the one-man folk band Hip Hatchet. His years on the road have fueled earnest lyrical examinations of classic folk tropes like hard life lessons and the trials of romantic love. While he currently roots himself firmly in the singer-songwriter tradition, Bronchtein’s style also shows traces of his […]