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Concert Review: Newport Folk Festival 2023 — Honoring the Past But Looking Toward the Future

August 1, 2023
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The real magic of the 2023 Newport Folk Festival didn’t arrive via high-wattage cameos but by way of the quality and quantity of collaborations from its homegrown community of musicians — as well as the cultural diversity of its lineup.

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Music Review: Newport Folk Festival 2019 — A Historic Occasion

July 30, 2019
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When the 80-year-old Judy Collins, who sang at Newport in the 1960s, declares the current weekend to be “historic,” you had to believe her.

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Album Review: James Taylor’s “Before This World” — Still Singing Pretty

June 15, 2015
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Before This World is a remarkable collection of what James Taylor calls “agnostic hymns, recovery songs and love songs” that stands up to the best of his work.

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Concert Review: Tanglewood’s 75th Birthday Shindig — Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus and Guests

July 16, 2012
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After several years of frustrating cancellations and artistic challenges, Tanglewood and the Boston Symphony Orchestra seemed to be saying that there’s still much to celebrate. And they were right.

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