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Newport Folk Festival 2016 in Photos – Part I

For three days each July, Fort Adams State Park hosts the annual Newport Folk Festival. Inaugurated in 1959, this festival is a highly anticipated event that draws a loyal following returning year after year. When wandering the grounds and meandering between the four stages, it’s easy to understand the attraction. Whether the stage is graced by a musician for which you are unfamiliar, on the cusp of […]

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Newport Folk Fest 2016: Friday Guide

Newport Folk Fest 2016: Friday Guide

  The 57th annual Newport Folk Festival kicks off today with a stellar lineup of performances on four stages. Many of these artists are household names while others are in the earlier stages of their careers. Download the Newport Folk Festival app or view the PDF Handbook that has the schedule and some important pointers if this is your first […]

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Newport Folk Festival ’16 playlist

Newport Folk Festival ’16 playlist

The Revue will be at Newport Folk Festival this weekend, bringing you frequent updates to this site and our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). Words and photos are great, but we know music fans like you prefer to actually hear the tunes, right? That’s why we’re sharing this sampler of the 60+ artists whose talents will grace the legendary stages at the […]

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Hailey Wojcik – “Book of Beasts”

Hailey Wojcik – “Book of Beasts”

On March 3, Hailey Wojcik released her latest EP, Book of Beasts, on cassette from Wiener Records. Wojcik recorded most of the five-track Book of Beasts herself, recording vocals, guitars, synthesizers, bass, and programming drums. She did have help from drummer Brian Viglione, of The Dresden Dolls and Violent Femmes. The result is a fantastic rocking EP with a witty, diverse, […]

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Chick Quest – “Girl on Fire”

Chick Quest – “Girl on Fire”

“Girl on Fire” is from Vienna, Austria-based band Chick Quest. The catchy, zany single could be something that the Violent Femmes could have tackled if they were writing music for a spaghetti western. The single is from their forthcoming, new album, Vs. Galore, which will be out April 20. Hear this single and other indie tracks on our Weekend Showcase […]

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Mundo Musique: My Shaky Knees Festival Experience

Mundo Musique: My Shaky Knees Festival Experience

Last weekend I attended the second annual Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta, GA.  It’s a relatively new festival, and this year they had some fantastic artists for what really was one of the best lineups of any North American festival.  Last year’s was a rain soaked and muddy affair, but this year moved to a new larger location and thankfully did not rain […]

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