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Postcard: California bluegrass with Ben Powell and alt-string band Dr. Magpie

One fiddler meets another: Ben Powell with Natalie MacMaster

From one fiddler to another: Ben Powell with Natalie MacMaster

Greetings from sunny San Francisco! Since touching down on Wednesday, the sun has been shining and the temperatures have been beautiful with gentle cool breezes…. Welcome, Dr. Magpie. After checking into hotel TOMO! in Japantown, Rob Hayes and the six members of the band (including me, the violinist) ventured to a local Johnny Rockets to kick off the trip!

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Postcard: Lee Dynes of Dr. Magpie in San Francisco

You’d think that playing at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival would be excitement enough for Dr. Magpie, Berklee’s alt-string jazz band. But then student guitarist Lee Dynes met. . .

Magpies Lee Dynes (center) and Eric Robertson with Steve Martin (!)

Magpies Lee Dynes (center) and Eric Robertson with Steve Martin (!)

October 1

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