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The North Providence Breeze 11-13-2019

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | NOVEMBER 13-19, 2019 ENTERTAINMENT 5 BRT presents Scotland's Archie Fisher CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., will present an evening featuring Scottish singer-songwriter and guitar- ist Archie Fisher on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. Master guitarist, singer and songwriter Archie Fisher is Scotland's fore- most troubadour, according to event organizers, and is known throughout the coun- try as the host of BBC Radio Scotland's award-winning "Travelling Folk" show, which he has presented for more than 30 years. Recognized for his con- tributions to Scottish folk music, he was inducted into the Scots Traditional Music Hall of Fame and in 2006 was awarded an MBE, (Distinguished Member of the British Empire), a pres- tigious honor nominated by his peers and bestowed by Queen Elizabeth for services to traditional music in 2007. Fisher was born in Glasgow into a large singing family, which yielded three professional singers – Archie and his sisters Ray and Cilla Fisher. Fisher's first self- titled album was recorded in 1968. During the mid-1970s he joined the revived pairing of Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy. As well as perform- ing as a backing musician and arranger for Makem & Clancy, he also produced a series of albums with them and got involved in record production with the Scottish band Silly Wizard. His "Windward Away" release on Red House, a collection of introspective ballads that evoke the wild and rough beauty of the Scottish Border country, has achieved widespread acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2015, seven years in the making, "A Silent Song" found Fisher combining original composi- tions with his interpretations of classic songs. Admission is $18 in advance and $22 on the day of the show. For reserva- tions or information, call Blackstone River Theatre at 401-725-9272. Place your classified ad online at Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist ARCHIE FISHER will perform at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m.

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