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The Quinn’s Daily Spinn: Wednesday, June 5

Lately, we’ve come into contact with a lot of urban country artists who are both delightful performers and people. Like this one. And this one. Oh, and this one and all of these ones.

We have much love for the genre and those who have made it into the versatile, powerful force it has become. And, I can recall of the very point in time when I became aware that country, in all of its forms, is everywhere — including, even, the big city.

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INTERVIEW: Lauren Davidson’s Big Plans and ‘Live Laugh Love’

When you listen to rising country artist Lauren Davidson, you’ll notice that her sound stretches well beyond the confines of traditional country. Davidson’s music incorporates an edgy rock and roll demeanor, and her lyrical storytelling ability draws influence from some of history’s great singer-songwriters.

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The Beautiful Distortion Accepted into Music Under New York Program

Bethlehem-based rock band The Beautiful Distortion is one of 60 acts that received a call-back to audition for the “Music Under New York” (MTA MUSIC) program in May. MTA MUSIC provides more than 7,500 performances each year at approximately 30 locations throughout the New York City subway system. Every spring, MTA MUSIC presents a day of invite-only auditions in Manhattan to review and add new performers to their official roster.

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