Rick Massimo

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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Halloween Playlist

[youtube]uHBtpqbOKXk&ob=av2e[/youtube] Big thanks to Rick Massimo, music critic for the Providence Journal, for his inspiring Halloween music recommendations.  Mr. Massimo’s list hewed more closely to the holiday theme, whereas I took his suggestions for Rob Zombie’s ‘Superbeast’ and ‘Stigmata’ by Ministry, and ran with those tunes as my organizing principal. Here’s what goes well with

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Folk Festival This Weekend — Wear Sunblock

And a hat. Great article by Rick Massimo in the Thursday ProJo highlighting the local acts representing at the Newport Folk Festival this weekend — The Low Anthem and Deer Tick. At last year’s folk festival in Newport, Ben Knox Miller and the rest of The Low Anthem weren’t on stage — they were backstage,

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