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Rusted Root: A Joyful, Melodic Groove

has always marched to the beat of its own drum. Breaking down the African and Latin percussive rhythms in the band’s joyful, melodic grooves is like trying to decipher the origin of the spices in a complicated dish. It doesn’t matter where it comes from when it all sounds so good. Rusted Root spoke with founder, singer, and guitarist about harnessing creativity, his definition of success, and the shared experience of playing live. Rusted Root performs with Oct. 22 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall (www.pvch.org). “Our live shows can be very ritualistic and communal. I receive love from the …

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Devon Allman

WHAT: Tab Benoit with the Devon Allman Band WHERE: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall WHEN: Nov 12 at 8pm Tickets: $24.50-$34.50 INFO: pvconcerthall.com or 209-0399 It’s hard to deny the power of DNA, especially with an enviable rock ‘n roll pedigree, but  is his own man. Growing up in Texas, Allman lived the typical suburban life, playing soccer, working at , and hocking guitars at a music store. He has long since made peace with the man that once was just a framed 5×7 on his childhood dresser and what it means to chart a course all on his own. “I …

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