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The 2016 Newport Folk Festival Lineup Announcements Have Begun!

The Newport Folk Festival started its lineup announcements last week and the initial ones are winners!

Newport Folk Festival Logo

Newport Folk Festival Trademarked Logo

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Much Talent On The Stage This Night

I went to this show at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion as much to see Ray LaMontagne as I did to see one of the openers, Jason Isbell.

Ray LaMontagne

Ray LaMontagne

Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell

I will say up front that this is one of my least favorite venues in the Boston area – the sound is inconsistent, the stage is high, and the view (and sound) is best from the center of the center section in rows 6 through about 16. In addition, for this show photographers were relegated to the far right of the venue, 15 rows back (I apologize for the less-than-usual quality of my photos – I now know I need a monopod). Read the rest of this entry

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