Newport Folk Festival 2022 Hit a Grand Slam!
Every year at the Newport Folk Festival is fabulous, but the 2022 Festival truly hit it out of the park! The joy I – and 10,000 others – felt at seeing Joni Mitchell perform for the first time in many years was incomparable. That should not detract from the rest of the Festival, which I enjoyed as much as always.
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George Wein, Festivals Guru, Has Died At 95
|George T. Wein|
October 3, 1925 – September 13, 2021
“Impresario, promoter, pianist, art collector and philanthropist George T. Wein, co-founder and creator of the Newport Jazz Festival® and the Newport Folk Festival®, who for seven decades, was the most influential presenter of music around the globe, died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, September 13, 2021. He was 95.
Newport Folk Festival Continues To Amaze Me
How does the Newport Folk Festival get better each year?
Who Had More Fun, The Band Or The Audience?
I am not sure I can say it was not the band who had more fun at the Glorietta show at Brighton Music Hall this week. Many of you may not be aware of this collaboration, which was in the middle of its one-and-done tour, but they are a group of friends who happen to be extraordinarily talented musicians who decided to tour together for a short while. Oh, and release an album too.
Nearing The End Of The Newport Folk Festival Lineup Announcements?
The past month of lineup announcements by the Newport Folk Festival has been nothing short of fabulous! Of course this is what I have come to expect but that does not lessen the impact of the addition of some favorite artists as well as ones I have never seen but want to see! It seems like we are nearing the end of the lineup announcements, but I believe there are still a few more to come. Stay tuned!
Wonderful Additions To The Newport Folk Festival Lineup!
The past two weeks of lineup announcements by the Newport Folk Festival has been incredible, with the addition of one of my most favorite musicians as well as artists who are on my list to see and collaborations that are going to be fantastic!
The Newport Folk Festival Announces Interesting Newcomers
This week almost all the additions to the Newport Folk Festival lineup are artists who are completely unfamiliar to me so I know I will get to hear lots of cool new music this year!
What A Week Of Incredible Announcements By The Newport Folk Festival
They’re probably not even a quarter of the way into the lineup announcements, but even if they were done, the Newport Folk Festival lineup so far is enough to keep me happy for years!
The Newport Folk Festival Lineup Continues To Amaze
The Newport Folk Festival continues its rolling lineup announcements with more excellent artists! I wish I did not have to wait so long to be back at the Fort – one of my happiest places!
More Fabulous Artists Added To The Newport Folk Festival Lineup
The Newport Folk Festival continues its rolling lineup announcements with more excellent artists!