Newport Folk Festival

Newport Folk Festival Book — “I Got A Song”

(7.27) Signing and singing. The book is “I Got a Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival,” and its author Rick Massimo — who covered the folk festival for The Providence Journal for nine years — will be at Books on the Square Thursday for a reading, book signing, and a mini folk fest. […]

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Interview: Newport Folk Festival’s Brown Bird

If it’s August, it’s time for the annual Newport Folk Festival, which draws 10,000 attendees and scores of musicians, staff and volunteers to modestly-sized Fort Adams State Park to enjoy legendary acts whose styles often soar beyond “folk” and occasionally even beyond definition. For the first time in NFF’s 52-year history, both days of the

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