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Pat Johnson live on <i>The Blue Note</i> in 2003
Pat Johnson live on The Blue Note in 2003

Preview: Canadian bluesman Pat Johnson

Pat Johnson is one of eastern Ontario's busiest musicians, and he's marking the release of his second solo CD with a couple of special music events later this week. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

Preview: The Reese Project in Lake Placid

Flute and cello take center stage for a couple of nights of great jazz this weekend in Lake Placid. The Reese Project will be making their way to the North Country for the first time. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

New CD All Around the Mountain

Tom Akstens and Neil Rossi live about 100 miles from each other, so they don't get to play music together as often as they would like. But this weekend they'll be quite busy playing three shows that will highlight songs from their new CD, All Around the Mountain. Joel Hurd tells us more.  Go to full article

Preview: Gospel Music at SLU

When you think about music in the North Country, gospel may not be at the top of your list. But in the last few years some dedicated singers at St. Lawrence University have been trying to put it on the musical map in this region. And next weekend, several prominent gospel musicians will spend a few days in Canton for a workshop and concert at St. Lawrence University. It's a unique opportunity for singers of all skill levels to learn more about the music. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

Preview: Guitarist Charlie Hunter in Burlington

If you're a fan of great guitar playing or great bass playing, one musician is giving you two good reasons to visit the Higher Ground Ballroom in South Burlington this Sunday night. Joel Hurd explains.  Go to full article

Preview: Blues in Lake Placid This Weekend

A blues guitarist from New Jersey will find his way to Lake Placid for two performances at the Northwoods Inn. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article
Matt Haimovitz
Matt Haimovitz

Preview: Cellist Matt Haimovitz and U-Cello in Edwards

Yesterday, cellist Matt Haimovitz wrapped up a two-week engagement with the Israel Chamber Orchestra. Tomorrow, he switches gears dramatically to kick off a tour with his group U-Cello. And the second stop on that tour is this Saturday evening in Edwards. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

Preview: Jay Ungar and Molly Mason in Edwards

Two traditional musicians with a worldwide following will be in the North Country this weekend, appearing Saturday for an evening concert at the Edwards Opera House. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

Preview: Violinist Soovin Kim in Saranac

This Sunday, American music is the theme of a concert which will take place in the hamlet of Saranac. It's also a homecoming for one of the most gifted classical musicians to come out of the North Country. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

Preview: Pat Metheny Group in Potsdam

North Country Public Radio is media sponsor for a concert by the Pat Metheny Group, Monday evening, February 14th at 7:30 pm in SUNY Potsdams Maxcy Hall. Metheny is a world-acclaimed guitarist, who has won 16 Grammy Awards. Todd Moe talks with NCPR's Joel Hurd, who will give a pre-concert lecture in Maxcy Hall, Room 104, at 6:30 pm.  Go to full article

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