David Wilcox
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David Wilcox
David Patrick Wilcox is an American folk musician and singer-songwriter guitarist. He has been active in the music business since the late 1980s.
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Week's Hottest Reads
Huffington Post - over 3 years
-- Week ending August 25th, 2013, powered by Nielsen BookScan. Copyright 2013 The Nielsen Company. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Mistress" by James Patterson/David Ellis (Little, Brown) 2. "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) 3. "Inferno" by Dan Brown (Doubleday) 4. "Rose Harbor in Bloom" by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine) 5. "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead) 6. "The Third Kingdom" by Terry Goodkind (Tor) 7. "Night Film: A Novel" by Marisha Pessi (Random House) 8. "The Kill List" by Frederick Forsythe (Putnam) 9. "The Bone Season: A Novel" by Samantha Shannon (Bloomsbury) 10. "First Sight" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte) 11. "The English Girl" by Daniel Silva (Harper) 12. "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty (Putnam/Amy Einhorn) 13. "Hotshot" by Julie Garwood (Dutton) 14. "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman (William Morrow) 15. "William Shakespeare's Star Wars" by Ian Does ...
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5 with Appeal for June 14
Blue Ridge Now - over 3 years
1. Hendersonville Little Theater's production of the Oscar Wilde farce "The Importance of Being Earnest" debuts this evening and continues through June 30. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. tonight, Saturday, June 20-22 and June 27-29 and 2 p.m. June 23 and 30. Tickets for Thursday performances are discounted $5. Regular admission is $20 for adults, $15 for students ages 18-25, and $10 for students 17 and younger. The theater is at 229 S. Washington St. in downtown Hendersonvile. Call 692-1082 or visit www.hendersonvillelittletheater.org for more information. 2. Would you like to watch "The Last of the Mohicans" within sight of the some of the movie's most breathtaking scenery? Chimney Rock State Park is setting up a 35-foot screen in The Meadows where visitors can watch the 1992 classic starring Daniel Day-Lewis on Saturday evening. The cost is $12 per car, though discount parking passes are available for $9 through today at the Ingles store in Lake Lure. Regular park admission wi ...
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David Wilcox and Connor Garvey open at the me&thee
Boston Globe - about 4 years
On Friday, March 15, the me&thee welcomes David Wilcox to our stage. Factor in a strong acoustic guitar technique that eschews simplistic strumming in favor of expressive finger-picking, and a pleasant voice that sounds like a more insistent, fuller bodied James Taylor, and you have David Wilcox, a solid solo- acoustic performer who is a big favorite on the circuit. Connor Garvey opens the show. He is the real deal and has been described as an “amazingly accomplished and mature songwriter” for a twenty-something.
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Rachael Taylor On '666 Park Avenue,' Whoopi Goldberg And More!
Popeater - over 4 years
"666 Park Avenue" (Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on ABC) debuted just last week, and viewers are already intrigued by the mystery behind an old New York City building and its residents. Rachael Taylor plays Jane Van Veen, the wife of Henry Martin (Dave Annable) and the two become co-managers of an old Upper East Side building called The Drake owned by Terry O'Quinn and Vanessa Williams' characters Gavin and Olivia Doran. Jane and Henry quickly learn there's much more to the building than its beautiful architecture. Taylor spoke with HuffPost TV to discuss what to come in the series, the cast, and how excited she is to work with Whoopi Goldberg. So let's talk about the pilot. It's a fun pilot, right? And the cool thing is that we're not doing a procedural show. It's very serialized, so I think as it continues to unfold people will only become more intrigued by what can happen. It definitely seems like it's more of a psychological thriller. Will it get any more gory as t ...
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'666 Park Avenue': Cast And Producers Preview 'A Different Kind Of Horror' At TCAs
The Huffington Post - over 4 years
If you take Terry O'Quinn and Vanessa Williams, add two devilishly villainous roles and a sprinkling of paranormal activity on the Upper East Side, it certainly sounds like a recipe for success. At least that's what ABC is hoping for with its new supernatural series "666 Park Avenue," which brought O'Quinn and Williams to the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour on Friday, along with co-stars Rachael Taylor and Dave Annable, and executive producers David Wilcox and Matthew Miller. "Lost" alum O'Quinn is no stranger to enigmatic roles, but his character Gavin Doran is a whole new breed of sinister -- so creepy that even John Locke might hesitate to tangle with him. As the owners of the luxurious Drake at 666 Park Avenue, Gavin and his wife Olivia (Williams) may seem charismatic, but they -- along with the building they inhabit -- are hiding an undeniable dark side. O'Quinn expressed his enthusiasm for playing "characters [with] a lot of secrets," while "Despera ...
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New Promo Posters for 666 Park Avenue Are Heavy on Sex but Light on Scares
Dread Central - over 4 years
Everyone knows sex sells so it's no surprise ABC is focusing on the seductive side of its new series "666 Park Avenue" in these new promo posters, but we definitely prefer the spookier aspects of the network's original artwork. In any event, check 'em all out right here! You can see the first poster on the right and the rest below the synopsis courtesy of Spoiler TV. Synopsis: At the ominous address of 666 Park Avenue, anything you desire can be yours. Everyone has needs, desires, and ambition. For the residents of The Drake, these will all be met, courtesy of the building’s mysterious owner, Gavin Doran (Terry O’Quinn). But every Faustian contract comes with a price. When Jane Van Veen (Rachael Taylor) and Henry Martin (Dave Annable), an idealistic young couple from the Midwest, are offered the opportunity to manage the historic building, they not only fall prey to the machinations of Doran and his mysterious wife, Olivia (Vanessa Williams), but unwittingly begin to experience th ...
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Sgt. 1st Class David Wilcox is Moving On
Crystal Lake Patch - about 5 years
<a class="fplink fp-62142" href="/david+wilcox+american+musician">David Wilcox</a> said he’s not a talkative guy. When the U.S. Army ordered Wilcox to Crystal Lake four years ago for recruiting duty, he didn’t realize what a verbally exhausting job it would be, extolling to recruit candidates the benefits of serving one’s country. “I’m what you call a introvert,” said Wilcox, a sergeant first class in the Army’s Engineer Corps. “I wouldn’t ask you for a dollar. But when you’re a recruiter, you do a lot of asking. “This job helped me improve my talking skills.” Although he enjoyed his stay in Crystal Lake, he was looking forward to getting back to Army life, including getting up early, running and doing pushups with his unit before breakfast. What made Wilcox join the Army? Jobs were hard to find in the little town of Elkins, W. Va., where Wilcox grew up. “I wasn’t going to college,” Wilcox said. “My father told me to get out there and see the world. Joining the Arm ...
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Bigfork Becomes an International Guitar Hub - Flathead Beacon
Google News - over 5 years
Headliners will include blues titan Joe Bonamassa, rock guitarist Steve Lukather, Grammy-winning jazz master Lee Ritenour, Grammy-winning classical guitarist Scott Tennant and songwriter David Wilcox. And on Aug. 31, local residents will have a chance
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Young Auburn musician wins high-profile award - Auburn Citizen
Google News - over 5 years
And later in the year, he&#39;ll set out on his first small tour. “I&#39;m on my way to where I want to be,” Sanders said. “Now I just have to work.” Staff writer David Wilcox can be reached at 282-2245 or david.wilcox@lee.net
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Finishing up with the best films of 2010 - Auburn Citizen (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
AP The Citizen&#39;s David Wilcox checks in with his thoughts on all things pop culture - movies, music, TV, video games, celebrity and more. Lately I&#39;ve been splitting my blogging time between Citizen Pop and The Powerbomb Post, a new running commentary
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Warner Theatre shines with stars for Northwest Idol final singing contest ... - Torrington Register Citizen
Google News - over 5 years
A 2010 participant, Cole fell short at the start of her performance, then triumphed over a group of competitors that included fellow 2010 participant David Wilcox. Wilcox sang Garth Brooks&#39; “Friends In Low Places” in the opening round and said he stuck
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David Wilcox Plays in Old Saybrook August 18 - New Haven Advocate
Google News - over 5 years
After 25 years, David Wilcox has the singer/songwriter thing down pretty well. His engaging baritone (reminiscent of James Taylor and John Gorka), brilliant fingerpicking guitar style (suggestive of Nick Drake and Joni Mitchell) and
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Book giveaway: Tom Burger, "It Happened in Auburn" - Auburn Citizen (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Just send a note to our features editor, David Wilcox, at david.wilcox@lee.net, or post a comment to this blog entry with your email address. We&#39;ll randomly select a winner Friday. Also, Downtown Books and Coffee is hosting a book signing with Burger
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Here's the first official image of Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle (Catwoman) - Auburn Citizen (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The Citizen&#39;s David Wilcox checks in with his thoughts on all things pop culture - movies, music, TV, video games, celebrity and more. Another day, another DC Comics movie character reveal. This time it&#39;s Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle, who of course is
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CM Punk takes WWE to peak storytelling form - Auburn Citizen (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
The Citizen&#39;s David Wilcox checks in with his thoughts on all things pop culture - movies, music, TV, video games, celebrity and more. The Citizen will soon launch The Powerbomb Post, a new blog covering professional wrestling and mixed martial arts,
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of David Wilcox
  • 2016
    Age 58
    In 2016, Wilcox offers a service in which he writes custom-songs for listeners in exchange for a fee.
    More Details Hide Details He elicits comments by phone from a buyer, and then hones the words and music to fit that particular circumstance.
  • 2008
    Age 50
    Wilcox performed a benefit concert in Westfield, New Jersey for Coffee With Conscience in late spring, 2008.
    More Details Hide Details He recently played a duet with James Landfair, a critically acclaimed folk musician based out of Little Rock, Arkansas, of Buddy Mondlock's song "The Kid." It was published on YouTube on February 21, 2013. A New York Times music critic wrote Wilcox has a "handful of sterling folk-pop songs, a genial voice and enough guitar virtuosity to make even his lesser material sound convincing." Another described him as a prolific songwriter and folk artist. Another wrote he "sings with a mellow fluency that suggests a hybrid of Mr. Taylor and Kenny Rankin, but he has better enunciation than either." Critics describe his voice as having a "warm, expressive" quality with an "engaging vocal style" and a "warm, baritone vocal tone." His music has been written as "deeply philosophical" and "insightful". One music critic wrote he was a "influential acoustic guitarist... the PBS darling of contemporary singer-songwriter folk." Another critic wrote that an "eager, unapologetic sincerity flows from the heart of David Wilcox's acoustic music," and elaborated that "Wilcox uses extended metaphors and beautifully detailed imagery in lyrics that are far more compassionate and philosophic than self-absorbed... Indeed, as steeped in romance as most popular music is, it rarely speaks directly to issues of loneliness, intimacy and commitment – let alone mortality and inner fortitude. Wilcox does this with sensitivity, analytic zeal and subtle emotional force."
    In 2008 Wilcox was honored with a silver award along with Bob Dylan, in Acoustic Guitar's singer/songwriter category.
    More Details Hide Details His latest album "Open Hand," produced by Seattle-based guitarist and producer Dan Phelps, was released in March 2009. Wilcox and Phelps were joined by longtime Tori Amos bassist Jon Evans and drummer James McAlister. He's sometimes confused with Canadian rock and blues guitarist David Wilcox. Although his albums have had diverse arrangements, Wilcox generally performs as a soloist. He has released 16 albums.
  • 2006
    Age 48
    His album Vista was released in April 2006.
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  • 2005
    Age 47
    During 2005 Wilcox traveled the country with his wife and teen-aged son in an Airstream trailer attached to a bio-diesel truck.
    More Details Hide Details He named one of his albums Airstream.
    His 2005 album Out Beyond Ideas was a joint project with his wife Nance Pettit described as a significant diversion from prior work featuring sacred poetry set to music from different religious traditions including Saint Francis of Assisi, Jalaludin Rumi, Shams-ud-din Muhammad Hafiz, Rabia al Basri, Yehuda HaLevi, Solomon Ibn Gabirol, Uvavnuk, and Kabir.
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  • 2003
    Age 45
    In the next decade, Wilcox continued to release albums, including Into the Mystery in 2003.
    More Details Hide Details He's been a guest artist at guitar workshops. His lyrics are sometimes of the "probing meaning-of-life" type. as well as "thought-provoking". Wilcox plays acoustic guitars made by Olson Guitars. His fingerstyle style which is similar to Nick Drake and Joni Mitchell uses open tuning extensively, often in combination with customized capos with notches cut out to allow lower strings to ring open. He's been featured in Performing Songwriter magazine on five occasions. About his approach to music: We can be all these things and have company in it. I want songs that people can understand the first time...
  • 1999
    Age 41
    He has been based in Asheville, North Carolina in the 1990s, in Washington, D.C. and Maryland in 1999-2000, and again in Asheville in 2009.
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  • 1994
    Age 36
    In 1994, he performed at Carnegie Hall with thirty other singer-songwriters in a showcase event.
    More Details Hide Details Wilcox also appeared on the cover of Acoustic Guitar which described him as James Taylor combined with the "husky breathiness more reminiscent of the late Nick Drake" and said he was the "best known of the brilliant crop of singer-songwriters to emerge in the late '80s."
    After his contract with A&M expired in 1994, Wilcox continued to write songs, tour and release albums.
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  • 1989
    Age 31
    After performing at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, he signed with A&M Records in 1989.
    More Details Hide Details He made several albums with this label. His albums were described by one Rolling Stone critic as "unjustly neglected".
  • 1987
    Age 29
    His debut album The Nightshift Watchman was released in 1987 on Jerry Read Smith's label, Song of the Woods, and reissued in 1996.
    More Details Hide Details He began touring regularly.
  • 1981
    Age 23
    He later transferred to Warren Wilson College in North Carolina in 1981 and graduated in 1985.
    More Details Hide Details Wilcox appeared regularly at a Black Mountain, North Carolina night club called McDibbs.
  • 1976
    Age 18
    Wilcox was born in Mentor, Ohio, attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio in 1976 where he began learning guitar.
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  • 1958
    Age 0
    Born on March 9, 1958.
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