Newport Folk Festival
Ryan Adams Played Bluegrass Covers of Slayer and Black Sabbath at Newport Folk Festival
Ryan Adams is apt to cover just about anything. Performing at the Newport Folk Festival yesterday with the Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki Bluhm, he opted for…
July 24, 2016
Bob Dylan’s Electric Guitar Returns to Newport Folk Festival After 50 Years
Update: Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell had the honor of playing Bob Dylan's historic guitar, as revealed in an Instagram. "Nobody had played it since [the 1965 concert], until today,"
July 25, 2015
Newport Folk Festival 2015 Lineup: Courtney Barnett, Sturgill Simpson, Laura Marling, and More
Update: The festival has only announced half its lineup. No headliners have been announced yet. Stay tuned for more. Newport Folk Festival has…
April 2, 2015
Will Live-Streams Impact the Summer Music-Festival Market?
When Paul McCartney shuffled on to the stage at this year's Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, 80,000 fans gawked from the trampled fields of Manchester,…
Adam K. Raymond
June 26, 2013
Newport Folk Festival 2012 Breakdown: MMJ, Weed Jokes, Giant Chickens
This weekend, the Newport Folk Festival returned to Rhode Island's Fort Adams State Park for its 53rd year. As if to mourn the looming absence…
July 30, 2012
FestWatch: Lineups for Newport Folk, Forecastle, Sled Island Festival Arrive
The Newport Folk, Forecastle, and Sled Island fests have announced (or added to) their lineups this week. Quick and dirty, allow us to lay out…
March 1, 2012
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