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Accomplished singer-songwriter Ellis Paul built a career in Boston’s folk circles, but comes home to Charlottesville on Friday. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Ellis Paul

Singer-songwriter Ellis Paul is equal parts folk artist and storyteller. His most recent album, Chasing Beauty, is characteristically ballad-centric and tells stories of real people and places that reflect larger truths about the human experience. In the style of  Woody Guthrie, the 15-time Boston Music Award-winner leans on his musical roots for an unfailingly genuine […]

Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett join forces for a stellar benefit concert on Thursday. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Emmylou Harris with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band

The stars align for a special evening when legendary country sweetheart Emmylou Harris, whose massive career includes collaborations that span 48 years, teams up with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band to benefit the Charlottesville Free Clinic. Expect the unexpected during a show filled with Lovett’s Grammy Award-winning, quirky Americana flair and Harris’ “shimmering, yearning […]