Articles tagged newport folk festival

22 Aug 2013 // 1:00 AM

The Newport Folk Festival Paradox

We are all in this together, but now more than ever we are all hopelessly alone and apart. Three days of trading licks at Newport won't change anything, but in the words of Joe Fletcher, “Without Newport, what alternative is there? No folk at all?”

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Newport Folk Festival: July 31st – Aug 1st, Newport, RI

Throughout the lovely weekend, Newport proved folk music is still strong, and a more varied than ever before.

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George Wein’s Newport Folk Festival is an event that stands proudly on its heritage. With its 51st anniversary approaching fast, it’s important to

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1 Nov 2007 // 6:11 AM

New DVD follows Bob Dylan during key years 1963-65

“Dylan’s electric set at the 1965 Newport (Folk) Festival may well be the most written-about performance in the history of rock & roll,” writes Bob

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31 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

Folk the System Social and political movements rarely develop over night—rather, they sprout from the straw that breaks the camel’s back. The majority

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//Mixed media

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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