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OBIT: Dick Kniss, 74, Peter, Paul and Mary bassist, ‘Sunshine on My Shoulders’ co-writer

January 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Dick Kniss was born in Portland, Ore., and was an original member of John Denver’s 1970s band. He also played with jazz greats including Herbie Hancock and Woody Herman. Continue Reading

Bob Dylan rocks Vietnam fans in special concert

April 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

After nearly five decades of singing about a war that continues to haunt a generation of Americans, legendary performer Bob Dylan finally got his chance to see Vietnam at peace. Only about half of the 8,000 seats at RMIT University were sold to a mix of Vietnamese and foreigners who danced on the grass as Dylan played guitar, harmonica and the keyboard. Continue Reading

Charlie Parr: The intense folk music of America’s frozen north

July 30, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Folk guitarist Charlie Parr is next up on the roster of musicians coming to Grand Forks for the North Dakota Museum of Art Concert in the Garden series. His 6 p.m. Tuesday show will be a return visit after a successful show here last summer.
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