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Barbara Nesbitt: Tidewater success story returns for two gigs—and some Orapax pizza

Barbara Nesbitt: Tidewater success story returns for two gigs—and some Orapax pizza

  By Jim Roberts Barbara Nesbitt was a teenager when she first sang with Rare Daze in the late ’80s at Cogan’s Instant Art Bar. Little did she know that gig would begin a journey that has taken her from Tidewater to the artistic Mecca of Austin, Texas, with a six-year layover in San Diego.

Barbara Nesbitt Returns for Rare Daze Reunion

By Jeff Maisey   There’s a lot of talk lately about preventing brain-drain in Hampton Roads. When talented people leave the region because creative opportunity exists elsewhere it’s a disappointing reality. Recently, fiddle player extraordinaire Charlie Austin left for Nashville because he couldn’t make a living here as a working musician. Another such person is

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