ARCHIVE: 2008 Season Previews and Reviews

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Series Director John Marciano
Eagle-Tribune Profile
Series Director John Marciano is profiled in a new story in the Lawrence Eagle Tribune with some behind the scenes info on how the Lowell Summer Music Series is planned.
Indigo Girls Preview
Jim Sullivan previews the Indigo Girls and revisits their "Despite Our Differences" CD.
Lucinda Williams Preview
Jim Sullivan previews the Lucinda Williams concert by revisiting her Orpheum show from last year.
Arlo Guthrie Review
"Whimsical and Wise Guthrie in Lowell Concert"
Community Newspapers review of the Arlo Guthrie concert on August 23, 2008.
Indigo Girls Review
Lawrence Eagle Trib
The July 11th Indigo Girls concert is reviewed by Emily Young of the Lawrence Eagle Tribune.
Daryl Hall Concert Review reviews the Daryl Hall concert.
Dary Hall Concert Review
Brett Milano of the Boston Herald
Boston Herald music writer Brett Milano reviews the Daryl Hall show.
Neville Brothers "A Musical Family Comes Home"
Wall Street Journal Article 5/1/08
Neville Brothers are featured in a May 1st article about their appearance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. See them at our Series on Friday, August 8th.
Neville Brothers Return
New York Times - May 3, 2008
The Neville Brothers performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival marked a return of this classic lineup, packing the festival grounds. The New York Times reports on the show. The Neville Brothers will perform at our Series on Friday, August 8, 2008.
High Quality, Low Price, Beautiful Spot
Blog by Jim Sullivan
Jim Sullivan, long-time Boston Globe music writer, weighs in on his blog, about the Lowell Summer Music Series.
Jerry Douglas - Full Interview
Brett Cromwell's full interview with Jerry Douglas on is here. Jerry Douglas plays at our Series this Sunday, July 20, 2008.
Lucinda Williams Review
"Best Lucinda Gig Ever?"
An interesting review from a blogger who attended both Richard Thompson and Lucinda Williams shows, offering a detailed look at each.
Abigail Washburn in Newsweek
Coming To The Beijing Olympics
Abigail Washburn's Sparrow Quartet featuring Bela Fleck is profiled in the latest edition of Newsweek, including their scheduled performance at the Beijing Olympics. Check out the Newsweek video of the band in concert.
Richard Thompson Interview
Blog By Jim Sullivan
Former Globe music reporter Jim Sullivan talked with Richard Thompson this week (June 24th) for his blog, as a prelude to Thompon's Lowell show this Saturday, June 28th.
Richard Thompson Interview
Brett Cromwell of the Lowell Sun and AudioFloss music blog wrote this blog posting, which features the full Richard Thompson interview.
Levon Helm's "Dirt Farmer"
New York Magazine Article
Levon Helm's "Dirt Farmer" is reviewed by New York Magazine. The CD won Best Traditional Folk Album 0f 2008 at the Grammy Awards. See him perform at our Series on Saturday, August 2nd.
Levon Helm Album Review
Rolling Stone Reviews "Dirt Farmer"
Levon Helm and his new band won the 2008 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album for his new CD "Dirt Farmer". Rolling Stone Magazine reviews the album. Levon Helm and his band perform at our Series on Saturday, August 2nd.
Saw Doctors US Tour
All Access Magazine Article
The Saw Doctors US Tour begins in Lowell, MA, and to be followed by performances at major Irish Festivals this summer. Catch them at our Series on Thursday, August 7, 2008.
Saw Doctors
"The Sound of Western Ireland Rock"
Read an interview with The Saw Doctors by Jim Sullivan of
Richard Thompson Mini-Review
Blog Report from Show
Bloggers out there - your reviews and comments are welcome. When we find them, we'll share them.
Shakespeare Review
"Ado" A Delight A Boarding House Park
Community Newspapers previews Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" on August 16, 2008.

Boston Music Spotlight

Assembly of Dust Concert Review reviews the Assembly of Dust concert.
Bela Fleck Interview
"10 Questions with Bela Fleck" asks 10 questions to Bela Fleck. Abigail Washburn's Sparrow Quartet with Bela Fleck will appear on Thursday, July 17, 2008 at our Series.
Brandi Carlile Review
The August 1, 2008 concert by Brandi Carlile is reviewed by
Marc Broussard Review reviews the Marc Broussard show, our season finale from September 12, 2008.
Lucinda Williams Concert Review
Boston Music reviews the Lucinda Williams show.
New Media Partnership announces its media partnership with the Lowell Summer Music Series.
Summer Preview
Entertainment website covers the Lowell Summer Music Series in a new article dated 6/25/08.
"The Wailers Keep The Music Alive" interviews Chico Chin of The Wailers and provides a preview of the Wailers concert on Friday, July 18, 2008.
Saw Doctors Review
The August 7, 2008 concert by The Saw Doctors is reviewed by
Hothouse Flowers Review
By reviews the Hothouse Flowers concert in an article titled "Rain Cools Off Hothouse Flowers."
The Wailers Concert Review reviews The Wailers who performed on July 18, 2008.

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