A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2013

The Newport Folk Festival has changed. That change is most apparent in the makeup of the festival audience which these days appears to be people in their teens and 20’s. Producer Jay Sweet has clearly skewed the music to appeal to this ...

The Popdose Interview: Sixto Rodriguez

By now you’ve probably heard the story of Sixto Rodgriguez. He recorded two fine albums for Sussex Records in 1969 and 1970, but neither one made any impact on the charts. Rodgriguez backed away from the music scene and went to work ...

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2012

Photos by Nicole Vanasse

Newport Folk Festival 2012 featured some wonderful performances from well known, as well as somewhat lesser known artists. The impressive headlining performances  included a festival-opening set by Wilco on Friday night, and a festival-closing set from ...