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October 7, 2014

The Studio Series Recap: Dom Flemons & The Brain Cloud

Last Saturday was our fourth and final show of Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series 2014, and it could not have ended on a better note. The show kicked off with Western Swing act: The Brain Cloud. Their set featured dynamic vocals from Tamar Korn and a fantastic section of call and response interplay between Tamar’s… Read more

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September 30, 2014

Studio Series Recap: Front Country • Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

The sun was out again, for what was a fantastic day to be in beautiful Madison Square Park. It seemed like the park goers agreed, because before the show started, hundreds of people were in the park to listen  to our performers’ soundcheck. Progressive Bluegrass band, Front Country, kicked off the show with an electrifying set of… Read more

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September 23, 2014

Studio Series Recap: Aoife O’Donovan • Cahalen Morrison & Eli West

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day. A little bluegrass, a little folk rock, and a whole lot of sunshine made last Saturday a wonderful day outdoors in Madison Square Park. Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered in the south end of the park to watch Cahalen Morrison & Eli West kick off the show… Read more

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September 17, 2014

Studio Series Recap: Suzy Bogguss and Miss Tess & The Talkbacks

Last Saturday, Mad Sq. Music kicked off its first installment of the fall Studio Series. Performing were two fantastic bands highlighting genres from rockabilly to country music. Even when rain started to come down, both bands shined bright, giving our fans a great reason to open those umbrellas and continue to enjoy the show. Our… Read more

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August 5, 2014

Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series 2014

MADISON SQUARE PARK HOSTS FREE FOLK, BLUES, AND AMERICANA IN THE PARK 2014 MAD. SQ. MUSIC: THE STUDIO SERIES LINEUP ANNOUNCED SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 13-OCTOBER 4, 3-5PM New York, NY | August 5, 2014—Madison Square Park Conservancy announces the 2014 Mad. Sq. Music: The Studio Series, which promotes American music through free, live performances on Saturday… Read more

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August 4, 2014

Dom Flemons • The Brain Cloud

Dom Flemons Dom Flemons, called the “American Songster,” is not only a seasoned folk singer but a multi-instrumentalist (banjo, guitar, harmonica, fife, bones, bass drum, snare drum and quills) who has played live for over one million people within the past three years alone. He has performed at a variety of festivals spanning countless musical… Read more

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Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge • Front Country

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge Julian Lage is an American jazz musician, guitarist, composer and arranger who was the subject of an Academy Award nominated documentary, “Jules at Eight,” and was nominated for a Best Contemporary Jazz album Grammy in 2010. Chris Eldridge is a guitarist that has been at the frontline of the acoustic… Read more

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Aoife O’Donovan • Morrison and West

Aoife O’Donovan Aoife O’Donovan is a versatile singer who has lent her voice to a range of genres from progressive neo-bluegrass to folk rock. Her work with the band Crooked Still “brings to traditional bluegrass a diversity of talent that is simply spectacular… Familiar tunes are suddenly brand-new, engaging, infused with intensity… ” (Bluegrass Unlimited)…. Read more

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Suzy Bogguss • Miss Tess

Suzy Bogguss Suzy Bogguss, hailed one of country music’s most pristine and evocative vocalists, began her longstanding career in 1989 with a string of Top 10 singles with country radio staples such as “Outbound Plane,” “Drive South,” “Hey Cinderella,” “Letting Go” and “Aces.” Her career boasts not only more than a dozen albums (three of… Read more

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July 31, 2014

A Night of Cultural Music

Last night’s Mad. Sq. Music’s concert was filled with Brazilian and Ethiopian sounds, taking our audience on a journey from New York, to Brazil to Ethiopia, and back again. Forro In The Dark kicked the night off with a high energy set of Brazilian forro. The 5 member band plays instruments such as the zabumba… Read more