To view individual photos or a slideshow, click below. All Photos ©2018 Nikki Vee. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Folk Festival weekend has come and gone here in Newport, RI…
Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all.
Exhilarating. Emotional. Exhausting. The 2014 Newport Folk Festival.
Another successful year for the festival, but questions remain
So this past weekend I was in Cleveland for the wedding of my dear friends and Popdose colleagues Matt Wardlaw and Annie Zaleski. It was so great to be there…
Newport Folk Festival 2012 was highly anticipated, and did not disappoint.
The Popdose Podcast pays tribute to the late Levon Helm.
The mother of year-end lists: Popdose’s Top Albums of 2011.
Popdose’s year-end wrapup continues with Dw. Dunphy’s favorites from 2011.
In sports, there’s nothing more annoying than a fan who jumps on the bandwagon of a winning team, then overcompensates for the time he missed by being even more obnoxious than the longtime fans. Does the same hold true for music lovers? Read on as Bob ignores Dawes for a year only to suddenly become their biggest fan.
Ken Shane was back at the Newport Folk Festival this year — but this time, he wasn’t just there as a journalist.
A great new album from the LA band Dawes stirs some distant southern California memories for Ken Shane.
It may be a bit too early to call them a supergroup, but according to Ken Shane, members of Dawes, Deer Tick, and Delta Spirit have made a fine debut album.
George Wein started the Newport Folk Festival in 1959, and though economic difficulties caused the festival to close down in 1971, it was revived in 1985, and it’s been running…
To read Part One of my coverage of the 10th annual XPoNential Music Festival, please click here. If anything, the weather along the banks of the Delaware River in Camden,…