Tag: Rhiannon Giddens

John Prine

Newport Folk Festival 2017 – Day 3 (photo essay)

A photo essay from Newport Folk Festival 2017 – Day 1. This is just one of four parts. The other articles are: Things we loved – an overview of Newport Folk Festival Day 1 photo essay Day 2 photo essay MORE PHOTOS IN SLIDER

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Newport Folk Festival 2017: Sunday Guide

Newport Folk Festival 2017: Sunday Guide

Like the first two days, the final day of Newport Folk Festival is loaded with marquee-worthy performers. There are several collaborations officially on the bill. To make things even more interesting, there is one time slot that features an unnannounced artist. Who could it be? Hmm… To assist with your planning, the Newport Folk Festival 2017: Sunday Guide is your […]

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First Impressions: Rhiannon Giddens, “Tomorrow Is My Turn’

First Impressions: Rhiannon Giddens, “Tomorrow Is My Turn’

Despite fronting Grammy Award-winning, country-folk-blues band the Carolina Chocolate Drops for nearly ten years, Rhiannon Giddens remains one of Amercia’s best kept musical secrets. With a voice with tremendous range and the skills of a maestro on the violin and banjo, Giddens should be one of the most sought-after and celebrated artists. It wasn’t until last year when she collaborated […]

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