Valerie June playing the Newport Folk Festival on July 27, 2014.
Shovels & Rope ft. Lucius perform ”What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace Love & Understanding” (Elvis Costello cover) 7.26.14
Cover of Elvis Costello’s “What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace Love & Understanding” at the Jane Pickens Theatre in Newport, RI as part of the Heartbreaker Banquet Newport Folk Festival aftershow
Ryan Adams preparing his setlist backstage at Newport Folk Fest 2014
It takes planning, cunning and Olympic-style training to get a primo spot on the lawn at the newportfolkfest. Only the most seasoned fast-walkers survive. So grab your blankets, chairs and coolers, NPR Music’s saved a spot for you.
Stream concerts, watch videos and see photos at npr.org/newportfolk, with more to come!
Start training for 2015!
The gates are open! Master fast-walkers of newportfolkfest be gettin’ those spots.
We’ve got a few sets from Friday to stream, including Ryan Adams, The Devil Makes Three and Anais Mitchell with Jefferson Hamer. More to come!