Some tip-of-the-iceberg New Orleans/Katrina pieces, Brandi Carlile at Newport Folk, national parks, what even is anything, drunk shopping at Target, hamster on a skateboard, what the drought is doing to native tribes, embalming, sexism...Show More Summary
Five songs, only three of which were amplified. Thirty-five minutes, including interruptions. That’s how long Bob Dylan played for at Newport Folk Festival on Sunday 25 July 1965. Even on… Read more The post It happened one summer appeared first on The Spectator.
Fresh off My Morning Jacket's new album The Waterfall and helping to serve as Roger Waters' backing band at Newport Folk Festival, Jim James is back with a surprise new solo track titled "Take Care of You." The heartfelt, spirited song appears on the soundtrack for the upcoming drama No Escape. The film,...
A new hybrid-electric Audi is just like that time Bob Dylan shocked audiences by playing an electric guitar at the Newport Folk Festival, says Audi. This new video from the automaker, a sponsor of the 2015 festival, interviews a mixShow More Summary
A day after appearing at the Newport Folk Fest for a set with Roger Waters, My Morning Jacket took the stage at the XPoNential Music Festival in Camden, NJ. Photos by Cathy Poulton The post My Morning Jacket- XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru – Camden, NJ 7/25/15 (PHOTOS) appeared first on Glide Magazine.
The 2015 Newport Folk Festival took place July 24-26 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. Photos by Rich Gastwirt. Check out our DAILY RECAPS: Friday, July 24 Saturday, July 25 Sunday, July 26 The post Newport Folk Festival 2015 In PHOTOS appeared first on Glide Magazine.
photos by David Andrako Jason Isbell @ Prospect Park 7/25/2015 It was a pretty good weekend for Jason Isbell. His new album, Something More Than Free, debuted at #5 on Billboard's album chart (#1 on Rock and Folk) and he...
The Watkins Family Hour played a show at Newport’s Jane Pickens Theatre last Thursday, kicking off the Newport Folk Festival the night before it officially began. They brought out a bunch of friends to handle the vocals for their vaudevillian bluegrass covers set, including the Lone Bellow, Joe Pug, and Hiss Golden Messenger. As Boston […]
After more than a decade's worth of monthly variety shows in Los Angeles, the Watkins Family Hour have turned themselves into a traveling band, embarking on a tour that kicked off at the Newport Folk Festival last Thursday. Stealing the show that night was the band's version of "When I Get Low I...
Bob Dylan sang about a "Million Dollar Bash" on his celebrated "Basement Tapes" recordings, and that's nearly what the 2015 Newport Folk Festival became over the weekend during a 50th anniversary salute to Dylan's historic 1965 performance.
On the evening of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan took the stage at the Newport Folk Festival in black jeans, black boots, and a black leather jacket, carrying a Fender Stratocaster in place of his familiar acoustic guitar.The crowd shifted restlessly as he tested his tuning and was joined by a quintet of backing musicians. Show More Summary
Roger Waters and one star-studded '65 Revisited tribute make for a legendary weekend.
words and photos by Klaus Kinski Roger Waters @ Newport Folk Festival 7/24/2015 The 2015 Newport Folk Festival was definitely one for the history books. For example, this year's festival marked the 50th anniversary of when some man named Bob...
by Klaus Kinski My Morning Jacket / Tallest Man on Earth @ Newport Folk Fest 7/24/2015 The 2015 Newport Folk Festival once again took over Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI from Friday July 24 through Sunday July 26...
It takes stamina to get through day three of Newport Folk Festival. Typically it’s the most relaxed day of the weekend, no matter the lineup. The need to rush between stages to catch every set seems to have faded along with the previous...Show More Summary
The Fort Stage acted as the setting for countless standout moments on day two of Newport Folk Festival. Playing host to Jason Isbell, The Decemberists and Sufjan Stevens, the performances on the main stage were all over the place inShow More Summary
Revisit the start of a rock 'n' roll revolution.
An unannounced set by My Morning Jacket wasn't the only surprise on tap for this year's Newport Folk Festival: Exactly 50 years to the day that Bob Dylan famously "went electric" at the long-running fest, the electric guitar involved in that controversial performance – Dylan's 1964 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster – made an...
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters headlined the Newport Folk Festival last night, performing live for the first time since 2013. Newport regulars My Morning Jacket performed a surprise set earlier in the day, and they showed up to serve as Waters’ backing band. Waters opened with the live debut of a new song, “Crystal Clear Brooks,” […]
Fifty years ago today, on July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan scandalized the folk world by (gasp!) plugging his guitar in and launching into “Maggie’s Farm.” Now, that very same “Dylan goes electric” electric guitar has found its way back to the Newport Folk Festival, as The News Tribune reports. “Dylan’s guitar is home,” festival producer […]