Donald Trump is runnin' against Hillary Clinton! Susie went down to Newport Beach to see what they're thinkin'. In Newport Beach, there's a mix but a lot of folks are Trumpies. They're inspired by his can-do-whatever-I-say-today attitude. Show More Summary
Celebrating the five year anniversary of their debut album.
Every few years an artist comes along that makes you wonder where they’ve been hiding all this time and why you’ve never heard them before. And when Margo Price belted her songs out on the museum stage at Newport Folk Festival last summer, she convinced a packed house that she was one of them. Show More Summary
Traditionalist folk-singer Joan Shelley is touring the US this spring. We already mentioned that she'll be at Forecastle Fest in July, and she'll also hit the Newport Folk Festival. Before that she'll play a bunch of west and east coast dates... Continue reading…
Lucius have long been a buzzed about band that seem to be popping up everywhere over the last couple of years, whether backing up Roger Waters and Mavis Staples on stage at Newport Folk Fest or teaming up with Wilco, all the while amassing a steady following. Show More Summary
The East Coast is already home to several music festivals, including the Mountain Jam (featuring Wilco, Beck, and the Avett Brothers), the Newport Folk Festival (which Flight Of The Conchords will headline), and of course, the Governors Ball which, while lacking in heads of state, will feature Chvrches, Kanye West, and Beck. Show More Summary
Hopes for a Flight Of The Conchords tour were raised last month with the news that the band was coming out of hiatus to headline the Newport Folk Festival alongside Father John Misty and Ray LaMontagne. We’re happy to report that, rather...Show More Summary
Photo by Matt Grace Earlier this month, New Zealand musical comedy duo Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, aka Flight of the Conchords, announced that they'd be playing the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island, igniting rumors of a full-fledged tour. Show More Summary
The Flight of the Conchords reunion concert at the Newport Folk Festival this summer has taken full flight into an extended tour of the United States, starting in June in Cleveland and running through the end of July with dates in New York City's Central Park and the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Most dates […]
Flight of the Conchords will be soaring back into our lives this year with a reunion concert this summer. The pair will make you feel like the prettiest girl in the whole wide room when they headline the Newport Folk Festival on July 22. This is very fitting, since the Conchords... More »
Festivals can be one of the best ways for artists to break out, if they can play there. Here organizers offer advice on how to get booked at festivals like Boston Calling, the Newport Folk Festival, and others. ____________________________ Guest Post from PledgeMusic The right festival appearance can work wonders...
What's so good? Fans of New Zealand's musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords have been waiting a long time for a reunion tour. While we've been promised returns numerous times over the years, nothing has come to fruition - untilShow More Summary
Flight of the Conchords members Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie announced last year that they were in the process of writing a movie following the beloved HBO series, and said they were considering a North American tour. While we haven't...
If you’re into it, we have some news of a confirmed, albeit brief, Flight Of The Conchords reunion: Consequence Of Sound reports that New Zealand’s fourth most popular folk parody duo, comprising Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, will headline the Newport Rock Festival in Rhode Island this summer. Show More Summary
This just in! The long-rumored or debated will-they-won't-they reunion of Bret and Jemaine -- aka New Zealand's favorite musical duo, Flight of the Conchords -- will happen this July at the 2016 Newport Folk Festival. Just click on the news button on the band's site. Today's item reads: "It’s true! We’ll see you at Newport […]
New Zealand's comedy folk duo confirm first US performance in three years.
by Andrew Sacher photo: Villagers at Green Man Fest 2015 (more by Rachel Jaurez-Carr) Irish indie folkies Villagers, the project led by Conor O'Brien, returned last month with Where Have You Been All My Life? via Domino. It's a mostly-acoustic...
The great dragnet of the American folk revival—which began in New York City in the mid-nineteen-thirties, and, lore dictates, started to falter when Bob Dylan powered up an electric guitar at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival—resulted in...Show More Summary
The legendary festival had one of its best years ever.
My Morning Jacket's Jim James recently stopped by the Rolling Stone office to talk about the band's next LP, his love of J Dilla's Donuts and performing alongside Roger Waters at the Newport Folk festival, a gig James called "one of those moments that I'll never forget." "It was pretty intimidating to...