For many, it’s hard to believe that Band of Horses is making a Newport Folk Festival debut in 2014, but it’s true. On the heels of Acoustic at the Ryman, the band is set to headline the festival on Friday, July 25 with its mostly stripped-down set.
Watch Hey Marseilles perform "Rio."
Watch Beth Orton perform "Dawn Chorus."
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Folk Festival says gospel singer Mavis Staples will perform in this year's line-up. Staples is the first act to be announced for the 2014 festival, which will take place from July 25 to July 27. The festival says special guests will honor her birthday and "75 Years of Mavis" throughout the weekend. Show More Summary
Rumors that he lived nearby put Woodstock on the map. His early appearances at the Newport Folk Festival awakened the '60s. Can Bob Dylan save Detroit?Of the long log of commercials in the most entertaining Super Bowl in years, Dylan’s appearance in...
There's probably very little I can say as an individual about PETE SEEGER that will make you feel more strongly about the man, his art and his beautiful life.. But I will try. I met Pete Seeger first in 2009 at Newport Folk and it was a fleeting but memorable moment. Show More Summary
The Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir was a special treat, filling the Ruins with soulful harmonies and drawing in just about anyone who passed with their big sound.
Watch Wheeler Brothers perform "My Time" live at Newport Folk.
Watch Langhorne Slim perform "The Way We Move."
Watch John McCauley and Ian O'Neil perform "Dream's In The Ditch."
Watch Spirit Family Reunion perform "All The Way Back Home."
NEW YORK — The electric guitar Bob Dylan played at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, when the acoustic troubadour shocked traditionalists with a set of rock 'n' roll, sold for $965,000 on Friday, a world auction record for a guitar, Christie's...Show More Summary
Sunburst Fender Stratocaster that symbolised musician's move from folk to rock sold at Christie's auction Bob Dylan's Sunburst Fender Stratocaster made rock history when he played it at the 1965 Newport folk festival. Almost 50 years...Show More Summary
Watch Phosphorescent perform "Song for Zula" live at Newport Folk.
He was booed when he played it at Newport, but Dylan's Stratocaster expected to sell for $500,000 Video LAST UPDATED AT 15:25 ON Thu 28 Nov 2013 WHEN Bob Dylan walked on stage at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival with an electric guitar slung around his neck, the crowd went wild. Show More Summary
There's reason to get excited if you're a fan: The guitar that some experts say Bob Dylan played when he went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival is to be sold in December. It's one of the most famous instruments in rock 'n' roll history.
Christie?s announced a dedicated sale of Bob Dylan material, to be highlighted by the Fender Stratocaster electric guitar owned and used by him during his infamous, groundbreaking performance at the Newport Folk Festival on July 25, 1965. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — The sunburst Fender Stratocaster that a young Bob Dylan played at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival when he famously went electric, perhaps the most historic instrument in rock 'n' roll, is coming up for auction, where it could bring as much as half a million dollars.
Show Notes: It's pledge drive time at the station so I usually run mix pogram so the drive doesn't cut short our usual theme shows. Lots of interesting records on deck today including a bunch of songs from the Newport Folk Festival, a batch of fine pre-war sides, some gospel that falls on the bluesy side, some […]