The Newport Folk Festival’s biggest secrets were cleanly hidden and tightly executed with the day-capping revelations of Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell.
Newport Folk Festival
Yes, Newport Folk’s all about the music, but there’s also a collaborative heart at work — and virtual programming spurred donations for the non-profit’s mission to endure.
I’m sure organizers are not losing a lot of sleep over controversies about the definition of “folk” music since festivals are selling out.
The 51st Newport Folk Festival ended on Sunday with 35 acts over 3 days. When all is said and done, you could argue that this is no longer a festival about folk music, but two of the elder statesman that appeared this year—Richie Havens and Levon Helm (of The Band fame)—served as an inspiring bridge […]