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 […]
Confirmed to Play - Oct 19th THE OUTLAW ROADSHOW NEW YORK CITY MATT SUCICH (pron: Sue-Sitch) has made a name for himself performing in Newport, RI (NPR radio Newport Folk after-parties with The Lone Bellow), Austin, TX (The Outlaw Roadshow hosted by Counting Crows and music blog Ryan's Smashing Life) and then there's the live shows... Show More Summary
Watch The Lone Bellow perform "Carried Away" live at Newport Folk Festival.
Watch Justin Townes Earle perforrm "Ain't Wain'" live at the Paste Ruins.
ONE OF THE MOST UNFORGETTABLE LIVE SETS I HAVE EVER SEEN! FATHER JOHN MISTY Album / Web / Fb / Tw Previously: An Epic Newport Folk for FJM RSL's Best of 2012
Terror In The Canyons recorded live at Portland's opbmusic PHOSPHORESCENT Web / Fb / My / Tw More: On Music Genius / Newport Folk Set
Photographic Evidence by Ian Perz 7/26/13 - Fort Adams Newport RI Old Crow cover the John Prine classic! RSL STREAMING PHOTO ALBUM LATEST NEWS!!! Old Crow Medicine Show just learned they will be inducted into he Grande Old Opry on Tuesday, September 17th. Tickets are still available OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW Albums / Web / Fb / Tw more from Saturday at Newport Folk 2013 !
Looking back at some of the best moments at Newport Folk Fest in photos.
Summary: Curious festivalgoers walked into the Paste Ruins Sound Lounge, finding themselves insides a chamber of the 19th century, historical Fort Adams. Within the granite walls music lovers followed suit and selected a set of Sennheiser headphones off the wall. Flat screens around them displayed musicians tuning and preparing their instruments.
At the Newport Folk Festival earlier this month, Andrew Bird had a welcome surprise for his audience: a brand new song that he’d written “in the last two weeks.” The song, a romantic, conversational folk romp called “Begging Questions,” plays like the best of Bird’s work: light-footed, clever, and keenly emotional. Watch Bird, along with [...]
Live from the Newport Folk Festival.
In what I imagine was a weird and electric scene for both John Darnielle and the audience, the Mountain Goats recently played the historically significant Newport Folk Festival. And during their set, Darnielle took the opportunity to debut “Animal Mask” a new song that concerns two things relevant to my interests: Seeing your child born, [...]
photos by Robert Altman Beth Orton at LPR - 7/30/13 UK folktronica singer/songwriter Beth Orton was just at Newport Folk Festival last weekend, and like many of the other artists who played, she stopped by NYC after the fest. She...
by Andrew Sacher Blitzen Trapper at Newport Folk Fest pre-show in 2012 (more by Jessica Amaya) Portland folk rockers Blitzen Trapper are set to return this year with a new album, VII, on October 1 via Vagrant Records. Its first...
The 2013 Newport Folk Festival was the first time I ventured out to the Rhode Island coast for this storied event. In the 54 years since it's been running, Newport has welcomed everyone who is anyone in the world of traditional and contemporary...Show More Summary