The Festy Experience

Steeped with timeless lyrics and rootsy influences, the multi-instrumental Della Mae creates original music that draws on both traditional and avant-garde styles. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Della Mae

Inspired, versatile and entirely unique: These are among the words that have been used to describe the Boston-based act Della Mae. Steeped with timeless lyrics and rootsy influences, the multi-instrumental group creates original music that draws on both traditional and avant-garde styles. With a desire to focus on their personal lives and solo work, the […]

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ARTS Pick: Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter’s genuine approach to songwriting allows the multiple Grammy winner to transcend the boundaries of category. Moving easily between classic country and modern Americana, she recently expanded her musicianship with an album of orchestral music and her new record, The Things That We Are Made Of, was produced by hot hand Dave Cobb (producer of […]

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Not-to-miss Festy Experience collaborations

The Festy Experience returns this weekend for the seventh straight year, taking place Friday through Sunday at its new home, the Nelson County Preserve in Arrington. Once again, the festival will feature an impressive mix of national acts and local bands—focusing on some of the best in bluegrass, Americana and roots rock. Especially intriguing this […]