Black Violin Brings the Classical Hip Hop
Chloe Reichel

Wilner Baptiste and Kevin Sylvester, known on stage as Black Violin, originally hoped to achieve fame behind the scenes.

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For Kate Taylor Music Is the Message
Vivian Ewing
After a one-year hiatus, Kate Taylor will return to play her annual Vineyard show this summer.
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From Busker to Big Time, Martin Sexton Holds Court
Bill Chaisson
Martin Sexton is a showman and on Friday evening he put on a heartfelt show at the Old Whaling Church. The show was a benefit for WMVY.
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First Album Is Hard Fought Journey of Emotional Depth
Bill Eville
On Friday Isaac Taylor opens for Martin Sexton in a benefit concert for WMVY and Club Passim. He will perform songs from his first album, Peace in the Valley, due out in September.
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MVY and Club Passim Team Up for Concert

WMVY is teaming up with Club Passim in Cambridge for a joint benefit concert featuring Martin Sexton on Friday, Aug. 4 at the Old Whaling Church.

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Keeping Time With the Second Hand
Heather Hamacek
A new Island musician super-group, The Second Hand, was formed by Mike Benjamin and Mike Parker and includes Phil daRosa, Tom Major and Giulia Casalino. They play every Monday night at The Ritz.
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Salt Adds Flavor to Shopping and Music Scene
Alex Elvin
Clothing designer John Zannini aims to make Salt not just a hidden gem. This week Shawn Williams of New Orleans performs at the small shop.
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I'm With Her Concert Benefits WMVY
Vivian Ewing
The folk trio I'm With Her will perform at Edgartown’s Old Whaling Church on Wednesday, July 12. The group includes Aoife O’Donovan, Sara Watkins and Sarah Jarosz.
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Writing and Music Are in Loudon Wainwright's Blood
Holly Gleason

Loudon Wainwright 3rd is apologizing, and it’s kind of funny. An observation about his positive mental outlook comes up. He can’t help himself.

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For Livingston Taylor Music Is All About Relationship
Vivian Ewing
On Saturday, July 1, Livingston Taylor will return to the Vineyard for his annual concert at the Old Whaling Church. The performance will mark Mr. Taylor’s 49th year playing on the Vineyard.
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