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The Discovery of Roscoe Holcomb and the “High Lonesome Sound”

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

Jim James Talks Roger Waters, Dilla and New My Morning Jacket LP

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...

Joan Baez touring, playing 75th birthday show at the Beacon with Judy Collins, Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne & more

photo: Joan Baez at Newport Folk Fest 2009 (more by Jim Brueckner) Legendary folk singer Joan Baez is about to turn 75 and she'll be celebrating that milestone with a special show in NYC at the Beacon Theatre on January...

Fiona Apple Joins Watkins Family Hour for NPR's "Tiny Desk Concert"

Fiona Apple appeared on the Watkins Family Hour's 2015 self-titled LP, and sang with them at the Newport Folk Festival. She recently joined them during their performance for NPR's "Tiny Desk Concert" series, where she sang on the traditional songs "In the Pines" and "Hop High". Show More Summary

Audi invokes Bob Dylan 'plugging in' to promote A3 e-tron [Video]

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Leftlane

Audi sponsored the 2015 Newport Folk Festival, marking 50 years since Dylan sparked controversy with an electric guitar.

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5 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

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

It happened one summer

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.

Hear Jim James' Heartfelt Solo Track, 'Take Care of You'

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,...

Bob Dylan Went Electric. And You Should Too, With a Plug-In Hybrid, Says Audi

6 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

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

My Morning Jacket- XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru – Camden, NJ 7/25/15 (PHOTOS)

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.

Newport Folk Festival 2015 In PHOTOS

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.

Jason Isbell played Prospect Park with Dawn Landes (pics) and Newport Folk Fest (listen)

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...

Watch Fiona Apple Perform With The Watkins Family Hour In Newport

6 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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 […]

See Watkins Family Hour, Fiona Apple 'Get High' With Ella Fitzgerald Cover

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's 1965 electric set at Newport Folk Festival revisited

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.

Dylan Goes Electric!: Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night That Split the Sixties

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

Newport Folk Festival 2015 Review: From Worst to Best

Roger Waters and one star-studded '65 Revisited tribute make for a legendary weekend.

Roger Waters played Newport Folk Fest backed by My Morning Jacket, Lucius & more (pics/video/review)

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...

My Morning Jacket, Tallest Man on Earth & more played Newport Folk Fest day 1 (pics/review)

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...

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