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Podcast for August 25th, 2016 feat. Ben Tufts


This week drummer extraordinaire Ben Tufts joins the podcast to pick out songs from the upcoming Ben Tufts & Friends show this Saturday at Jammin’ Java!

Tomas Pagán Motta – Small As We Are [unreleased]
FuzzQueen – Sailing Empty Tonight [single]
Cynthia Marie – Oh, Legs! [Harbor]
Hypersparks – Glow [unreleased]
Jonny Grave – Wise Words From Father Denny Buck [Winterlight]
Virginia Creep – Ex-Dis [unreleased]

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Live Picks! With Rachel Levitin: ‘Her Roots’ at Gypsy Sally’s, Sun Feb. 22

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‘Her Roots’ — a musical performance series created by locally-based performers Lauren Calve and Ben Tufts — launches this weekend, February 22, with the Lauren Calve Band, Olivia Mancini & The Mates, and Laura Tsaggaris at 6 p.m. (for only $6!) as a family-friendly, musically-driven community event highlighting the diverse talent of the area’s most accomplished female artists as well as up-and-coming female musicians, as hosted by Gypsy Sally’s.

The ‘Her Roots’ series stems from Calve and Tufts’ desire to form an intentionally strong female community of musicians in the greater-D.C. area. After several months of conversations between the pair, Calve and Tufts agreed to take the concept of hosting a conventional residency and turn it up a notch by expanding the focus and aiming the spotlight on female-fronted bands.

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