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5 Questions: Lisa Fischer


5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy – In 2013, Grammy winner Lisa Fischer was featured as one of the stars “20 Feet from Stardom.” You may not recognize her face, but you will definitely recognize her voice. This power house has toured as a back-up singer for the Rolling Stones, Sting and Chris…

Bars of Lynn Update


1. Nick Zaino released his CD at Walnut Street Cafe Saturday with an assortment of special guests, including contributers Joe Kowan and Jon Waterman.     2. Brown Chicken Brown Cow just about filled Buchanan’s Saturday night. Now, in living color:   3. This isn’t music related in the least, but R.F. O’Sullivan’s opened at…

Devin Woolridge makes a Beyoncé video

Devin Woolridge is a Lynn resident and dance instructor for Everett based Phunk Phenomenon. He shares a video he choreographed. The dancers are his students, Nia Pires, Jazmin Johnson and Savannah Kimber. The videographer is Franco Valverde. The song is 7/11 by Beyoncé.

5 Questions: Neil Diamond


5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy –       Neil Diamond may be promoting his newest album, Melody Road while on tour, but his fans will have nothing to worry about. He will also perform all his old favorites when he comes to the TD North Garden on March 23rd.   SD:…

NSCC Headlined a BBTM Benefit Saturday


That’s Not Sure Community College and Building Bridges Through Music Also performing at the Franco American were – Brian Maes Band, Lee Hawkin’s All Stars and Julie Dougherty The benefit was to raise funds to replace equipment damaged or stolen when the LynnArts building was broken into in January.

5 Questions: Wynonna Judd


5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy –         Wynonna is one of the most respected country artists in the music industry today. She is bringing her “Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song” tour to the Wilbur theatre. This is a must-see show for all country fans.     SD: You…

Nick Zaino’s First Full-Length Debuts Tuesday


It has taken Lynn resident and Americana musician Nick Zaino a bit longer than most to release his first full-length album, Blue Skies and Broken Arrows, which will be available on iTunes, CD Baby, and elsewhere March 3rd. He has been playing around Boston for more than a decade, honing his skills as a writer…

5 Questions: Joe Nichols


5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy –       Fans of Joe Nichols have something to look forward to as he hit the road to bring his music to them. Joe will be appearing at the House of Blues tomorrow.     SD: How has your music changed since releasing your first…