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July 24th thru 26th, 2015 / Fort Adams State Park, Newport. The Newport Folk Festival Podcast is a unique series showcasing the inner workings of the Newport Folk Festival.

July 24th thru 26th, 2015 / Fort Adams State Park, Newport. The Newport Folk Festival Podcast is a unique series showcasing the inner workings of the Newport Folk Festival.
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Newport, RI

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July 24th thru 26th, 2015 / Fort Adams State Park, Newport. The Newport Folk Festival Podcast is a unique series showcasing the inner workings of the Newport Folk Festival.

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English


Episodes

S4:E6 Ask Us Anything

7/16/2018
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S4:E6 Ask Us Anything Well this is it - the last episode before the festival. And what better way to send things off than with our annual 'Ask Us Anything' show? You guys asked our staff questions about the festival, and we answered em'. Enjoy the episode, and we'll see you in just a few days! Show Notes:

Duration:00:26:22

S4:E5 Christopher Paul Stelling & Ben Harper Talk the Blues

7/11/2018
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S4:E5 Christopher Paul Stelling & Ben Harper Talk the Blues In this special edition of the Newport Folk Podcast, Christopher Paul Stelling takes over as host to talk with Ben Harper. Chris & Ben discuss definitions of the blues, Ben's upcoming set at Newport Folk with Charlie Musselwhite, and much more. This episode contains explicit content. Show Notes: Photo of Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite & John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker 'Best of Friends' recordFolk Music Center

Duration:00:51:48

S4:E4 It Takes A Village

6/25/2018
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S4:E4 It Takes A Village We talk a lot on this podcast about the people that make this festival possible - the artists, the staff, the fans...but we don't hear enough from a group that plays an important role: our partners. Sponsors, nonprofits and organizations help make this festival what it is. This episode we'll hear from three partners, their stories, and how they make Newport a better festival. Show Notes:

Duration:00:29:02

S4:E3 Matt Vasquez Podcast Takeover!

5/17/2018
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S4:E3 Matt Vasquez Podcast Takeover! Matthew Logan Vasquez takes over the podcast and puts Jay Sweet in the hot seat. Matt scoured social media to find questions and comments made about this year's lineup ("might be time to consider changing the name of the festival") and asked Jay to respond. Thanks & enjoy the episode! This episode contains explicit content. Show Notes:

Duration:00:40:48

S4:E2 How We Made A Record

4/16/2018
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S4:E2 How We Made a Record This Saturday, April 21st (Record Store Day), we'll be releasing a vinyl record of the Speak Out set from last year's festival. This episode, we'll take a look at how and why we made that record. As always, thanks for listening and enjoy the show! Show Notes: How a record is pressed

Duration:00:39:40

S4:E1 How We Find New Music

3/5/2018
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S4:E1 How We Find New Music Music discovery has been a part of Newport Folk's DNA since the beginning. In this first episode of Season Four, we pull back the curtain to see how the Newport Folk team is finding new artists and how music discovery has or hasn't changed over the years (hint: it's still all about the mixtape). As always, thank you for listening, and enjoy the episode! Show Notes: Some of our favorite music sources: Indie ShuffleNPR's Tiny Desk YouTube ChannelYour's Truly...

Duration:00:34:18

S3:E1 Lineup Preview - Fleet Foxes, DBT, Big Thief and More

2/14/2017
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Lineup announcements have begun! To celebrate, we're turning this podcast into the ultimate lineup preview show. Every two weeks, we'll have a new guest on the show to discuss the artists we've announced. That way, you - the folk - get to know these artists and their music. To kick things off, we invited NPR's Tori Bedford and Jason Turesky to join podcast host, Dan Swain to discuss and play music from The Fleet Foxes, Margaret Glaspy, Big Thief, Marlon Williams, Drive-By Truckers and...

Duration:00:39:24