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…
Newport Folk Festival
The Newport Folk Festival was back this year with an impressive line-up of artists — from traditional folk genres to more modern interpretations. The three-day Festival was held in the…
Why did so many, when given the chance to speak, let Dylan speak for them?
Ken Shane recommends some of the year’s best music books
Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all.
The Manhattans were leading purveyors of romantic soul over a decades-long career
Exhilarating. Emotional. Exhausting. The 2014 Newport Folk Festival.
Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic
The Staple Singers let go of the past on this 1975 classic
Another successful year for the festival, but questions remain
Newport Folk Festival 2012 was highly anticipated, and did not disappoint.
Ken Shane pays tribute to the great Levon Helm.
Ken Shane was back at the Newport Folk Festival this year — but this time, he wasn’t just there as a journalist.
Ken Shane will be covering the Newport Folk Festival for Popdose again this weekend. Among the artists he looks forward to seeing is soul legend Mavis Staples.
A new recovered tape that had been lost for 40 years provides compelling insight into Bob Dylan’s earliest days as a songwriter and performer.
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 was there.
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 height of its midsummer glory….
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…
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 interview with Ken Shane.
Last summer when I saw the Avett Brothers at the Newport Folk Festival, they were a charming, energetic, ragtag bunch of guys dressed in white shirts and vests with skinny…