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Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, a UMaine graduate, a proud Bangorian and an arts and lifestyle writer for the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food, from media and the Internet to theater and dance. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra, to name just a few. She's interested in everything -- especially if it happens in Maine. She welcomes any and all feedback or suggestions for stories.

Maine album reviews: Muddy Ruckus, Rotating Taps, Dan Sonenberg, Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Soucy

Muddy Ruckus — Muddy Ruckus No, the Muddy Ruckus is not one of so many neo-bluegrass bands that populate regional scenes across the country. I mean, yes, there’s rootsy acoustic guitar and harmonies. But where others tread well-tread folkie ground, the Portland ensemble Muddy Ruckus employ a retro vibe, stellar musicianship and songwriting, and much […]