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Local musicians remember David Lamb of Brown Bird
Local Music

As a close follower of New England’s music scene, I have come to find something extremely special about Rhode Island’s music community. Perhaps it’s the state’s small size that lends itself to an underdog mentality, but it is clear to me that the state carries an enormous sense of pride for its local musicians. This was apparent when Deer Tick swirled out of Providence a few years ago, is clear as day each year when Newport Folk Fest rolls around, and can be seen from up here in Boston when smaller bands bubble up to play shows, often carrying the accolades of bigger Rhode Island bands with them. More