Newport Folk Festival
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL 2021
“I buy the groceries, you make the meal.” Words from Jay Sweet during his Q & A session with Adia Victoria as part of her Call and Response podcast, a great analogy that underlines the community ...
PREVIEW: NEWPORT FOLK FEST 2021 (AKA FOLK ON, TWICE)
Newport Folk Festival takes on a different configuration for 2021.
FOTOBOM: NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL
The times, they are a changin’. That was true in 1964 and it still rings true today, but sometimes the pace can seem glacial… as long as the tangerine menace is occupying the Oval Office, the clock hands regarding the progress of basic human rights appear to have been dialed back ...
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL: THE FESTS THEY ARE A CHANGIN’
How New England's beloved music festival is raising the bar for other festivals across the country.
FROM AUSTRALIA TO BOSTON: NEWPORT FOLK ARTISTS TALK THE ART OF STORYTELLING
At its heart, folk music is a vehicle for conveying tales and we caught up with five artists for their take.
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL: JOHN PRINE, SURPRISE GUESTS, AND THE UNJUSTIFIABLE PROBLEM ON DAY 3
Between Pinegrove and John Prine, Newport Folk Festival ended Sunday with plenty of fanfare, but there's a problem no one wants to talk about and it's getting harder to justify.
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL: WILCO, ANGEL OLSEN, AND THE ART OF STORYTELLING ON DAY 2
Once again, the best parts of Newport Folk Festival came in the shape of a story, and Saturday's lineup treated us to some of the best.
NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL: FLEET FOXES, REGINA SPEKTOR, AND A LOT OF BABIES ON DAY 1
Friday at Newport Folk Festival reminded attendees and musicians alike that family-friendly festivals aren't always what you expect.
2017 NEWPORT FOLK FEST: 10 PERFORMERS IN THE MUST SEE CATEGORY
The three day festival is officially introducing the Museum Stage as a fourth venue to accommodate the growing number of impromptu jam sessions and surprise performances and is once again hosted by Chris Funk from The Decemberists, with J. P. Harris filling in on Friday.