Tag: Newport Folk Festival

Jon Batiste

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Newport Folk Festival 2018

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Newport Folk 2017 — Setting the Standard for Festivals

The Newport Folk Festival was back this year with an impressive line-up of artists – from traditional folk genres to more modern...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… The Cult of Dylan

Why did so many, when given the chance to speak, let Dylan speak for them?...

Frank Sinatra

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2015

Ken Shane recommends some of the year's best music books...

Jason Isbell

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2015

Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all....

The Manhattans

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Manhattans, “There’s No Me Without You”

The Manhattans were leading purveyors of romantic soul over a decades-long career...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2014

Exhilarating. Emotional. Exhausting. The 2014 Newport Folk Festival....

Soul Serenade - Dr. John

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dr. John, “Right Place Wrong Time”

Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic...

Soul Serenade - The Staple Singers

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Staple Singers, “Let’s Do It Again”

The Staple Singers let go of the past on this 1975 classic...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2013

Another successful year for the festival, but questions remain...

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2012

Newport Folk Festival 2012 was highly anticipated, and did not disappoint....

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Levon Helm

Ken Shane pays tribute to the great Levon Helm....

News

Wilco Added To Newport Folk Festival Lineup

Newport Folk Festival 2012 has returned to the tradition of presenting a Friday night concert before the Saturday and Sunday events get...

Music, News

Music News: Newport Folk Festival 2012

NEWPORT, RI, February 29, 2012 – The Newport Festivals Foundation™ has announced the lineup for the 2012 Newport Folk Festival®...

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A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2011

Ken Shane was back at the Newport Folk Festival this year -- but this time, he wasn't just there as a journalist....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Staple Singers, “I’ll Take You There”

Ken Shane will be covering the Newport Folk Festival for Popdose again this weekend. Among the artists he looks forward to seeing is soul...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Bob Dylan, “Bob Dylan In Concert – Brandeis University 1963”

A new recovered tape that had been lost for 40 years provides compelling insight into Bob Dylan's earliest days as a songwriter and...

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Music, News

Live Music: 2011 Newport Folk Festival Lineup Announced

Last night, the lineup for the 2011 Newport Folk Festival was announced at a live event in Cambridge, MA....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Live in Pawtucket, R.I.

Last summer Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings blew away a Newport Folk Festival crowd. Last week they were back in Rhode Island, and Ken Shane...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Newport Folk Festival 2010, Part Two

If anything, the final day of the 2010 Newport Folk Festival was even more beautiful than the day before, and Newport Harbor was at the...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: 2010 Newport Folk Festival, Part One

George Wein started the Newport Folk Festival in 1959, and though economic difficulties caused the festival to close down in 1971, it was...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Eric Johnson, President and C.O.O. of Wolfgang’s Vault

Already a treasure trove for fans of live music, Wolfgang's Vault is about to get bigger and better. Find out how in COO Eric Johnson's...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Avett Brothers, “I and Love and You”

Last summer when I saw the Avett Brothers at the Newport Folk Festival, they were a charming, energetic, ragtag bunch of guys dressed in...