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Thompson Square’s Keifer Thompson opens up about touring, trophies and diggin’ ditches

Thompson Square in the midst of their March 29 performance. Square's Keifer Thompson (right) speaks exclusively to ARCurrent.com's Mark Lewis.

Mark Lewis and Mark Lewis

April 16, 2012

Country music’s newest sensations, Thompson Square, are the married duo of singers Keifer and Shawna Thompson. Their self-titled debut album released in 2011 was the No. 1 Most Played Record of 2011 (according to Mediabase), has won three American Country Awards, scored two Grammy nominations and sol...

Country’s most buzzed about new band Thompson Square excites Sacramento crowd out-performing headliners Lady Antebellum

Husband-and-wife country duo Thompson Square are inseperable during a March 29 concert at Sacramento's Power Balance Pavilion.

Mark Lewis and Mark Lewis

April 16, 2012

Although Lady Antebellum may have been the headliners of a trio of country acts that performed in front of a sold-out Sacramento crowd on March 29, it was a husband-and-wife country duo named Thompson Square that captured the evening's most enthusiastic reception. Shawna (a dead-ringer for Shania...

Secondhand Serenade rivets Sacramento audience who can’t help but fall for them

Serenade's John Vesely plays Sacramento's Ace of Spades sans band on March 19.

Mark Lewis and Mark Lewis

April 15, 2012

John Vesely, better known as the one-man band Secondhand Serenade, performed a captivating nine-song set to a packed crowd of “emo-ites” at Sacramento’s Ace of Spades club on March 19, 2012. The charismatic Bay Area native, who was raised and still lives in Menlo Park, Calif. (a small city situated...

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