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Roger Waters Performs With My Morning Jacket at Newport Folk Fest

Leading up to the Newport Folk Festival, headliner Roger Waters assured prospective concertgoers that he crafted a "very special" set for the Rhode Island gig on Friday. The bassist followed through with three covers, solo cuts and a new track--all ...

Bob Dylan's Fender Strat Returns to Newport Folk Festival...Who Will Play It?

Bob Dylan's Fender Stratocaster, which was played 50 years ago this weekend at the Newport Folk Festival, has returned to Rhode Island to mark the occasion, according to the event's producer, Jay Sweet.

Newport Folk Icon Theodore Bikel Dead at 91; Original 'Sound of Music' Star

Theodore Bikel, an actor known for his work in Fiddler on The Roof and The Sound of Music, as well as an accomplished musician who founded the Newport Folk Festival, has died at the age of 91. A statement from his publicist reports that the performer ...

Roger Waters, Decemberists, First Aid Kit Among Newport Folk Headliners

The Newport Folk Festival has probably reached the peak of its lineup announcements as it revealed this week that former Pink Floyd leader and solo standout Roger Waters will be headlining the event. This marks the first performance for the bassist ...

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