Court Yard Hounds Featuring Martie Maguire and Emily Robison of the Dixie Chicks
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The award-winning men's chorus Voices in Harmony sings in the season with a vibrant variety of traditional carols, contemporary seasonal songs and Yuletide favorites -- not to mention a complement of holiday characters and some new surprises too. This year they're joined by the all-female ensemble known as the Bay Area Showcase Chorus. Both barbershop-style a cappella ensembles pride themselves on their mastery of technically demanding close harmony, along with their ability to put on a highly entertaining show. Wowing audiences since 2006, Northern California's own Voice in Harmony has even recorded a CD of American pop favorites, Now & Then. Learn More
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I agreed with the other reviews. The songs were nice but not great. The one bluegrass song was fantastic but, rather than seize on the audience response to this, they just went back to continuous ballads. Good back up band and musicianship. Long bathroom lines and expensive wine.
As the mainstays of the Dixie Chicks since they formed the group in 1989, the sisters have been familiar faces to many millions of fans, yet just a little mysterious in that familiarity, content as they were to cede the lead vocalist position and remain music’s most recognizable “sidewomen.” Chicks fans couldn’t help but hear those ever-present harmonies and wonder if Emily and Martie might ever come out from hiding in plain sight.
That’s just what they’ve done in their newly hatched incarnation as Court Yard Hounds, with a gorgeously assured debut album that has the siblings sounding like they’ve been fearless frontwomen all their lives. Is this band a side project? They can live with that label. Or something permanent? Yes, that, too.
Robison and Maguire could no sooner take an indefinite vacation from music than they could from being related. So as the mother band’s hiatus grew into a longer vacation than anyone originally anticipated, “dormant” began to equal “torment” for these two working musicians. The Dixie Chicks were last seen triumphing at the Grammys in early 2007, winning the exceedingly rare trifecta of album, record, and song of the year for Taking the Long Way and its flagship single “Not Ready to Make Nice.” Something else they weren’t ready to do was make records or tour again, at least for a long while, as it turned out. All three Chicks enjoyed family time away from the media glare—but after a while Maguire and Robison felt refreshed and rarin’ to go, which still left them one singer short of a quorum. The usually bold Maines’ reticence to put herself through the grind again had the effect of pushing her slightly shyer bandmates out of the nest.
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