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Guitarist Tanya Donelly, a founding member of Throwing Muses, the Breeders, and Belly, made a significant impact on '80s and '90s alternative rock before pursuing a longer-running, laid-back solo career. With Throwing Muses, her vocals and songwriting often lent a sweeter, poppier aspect to albums such as their 1986 self-titled debut and 1991's The Real Ramona, a role she continued with the Breeders on 1990's Pod. As the leader of Belly, she stepped into the spotlight and found commercial success with 1993's surreally catchy Star. Later in the decade, she began working as a solo artist on albums such as 1997's Love Songs for Underdogs, which found her adding folkier touches to her sound and working with many of her peers in Boston's underground rock scene. In the 2000s and beyond, she juggled music with motherhood and her career as a postpartum doula. As she reunited with Belly and issued her own albums like 2004's Whiskey Tango Ghosts and 2020's Tanya Donelly and the Parkington Sisters, the appeal of her sprightly yet steely voice and dreamlike songwriting endured.

The Parkington Sisters are from Wellfleet, Massachusetts and emerge from a lineage of musicians - daughters of a prog rock musician and a classically trained guitarist, they were raised constantly playing and writing music together, an immersion that has led to the individual and collective creative force they are today. Rose, Sarah and Ariel are songwriters and dynamic multi-instrumentalists who play guitar, piano, violin and viola. Like their hometown surroundings, the band boasts a collective magic — part chemistry, part alchemy, and entirely mysterious. They have shared the stage with such divergent artists as Mavis Staples, Bruce Springsteen, Dispatch, Blitzen Trapper and the Dropkick Murphys and have performed in studios and on stages across the US, Canada, and Europe, including New York’s Radio City Music Hall, Bonnaroo, NPR’s Mountain Stage, and the Dodge Poetry Festival. Their releases include the recent string accompaniment to the spoken word release The Book of Hylas and their new collaboration with Tanya Donelly. Their new album Collide, produced by Chris Shaw, will also be released this spring

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