The 2013 Newport Folk Fest has set their dates!

Bluebirdreviews did extensive coverage of the Newport Folk Festival for 2012

and it was a blast!


We plan to attend the event again this year and are hearing from their press team that it is already due to sell out. Yes, due to sell out, even though the event is in July and the line-up has not been announced yet!

Read more for links to the dates and how to buy tickets.

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2012 Newport Folk Fest BBR article list.


Believe in the music!

Newport Folk Festival 2013 Links Here.


Out On The Tiles

Langhorne Slim and Ryan Lauder at the Iron Horse Dec. 2, 2010

Ryan Lauder came all the way from Scotland and landed in Burlington, VT. He bought a guitar and with his clean, crystal voice endeared the Iron Horse crowd with a seven song set that was a perfect segway for Langhorne Slim tonight. Lauder's voice bellowed what he called 'romantic' ballads that were sad, intense and whisper strong. Rose and Crown was as endearing as it was technical.

One of my favorites was "Hole in My Pocket" " ... and the blues, and the blues and the blues whisper away..."

He took to the banjo, and then Jeff Ratner and David  Moore joined him on to the stage, treating us to a song together. They really jammed The last song "I see my reflection in you" had some great guitar slides and showed he is quite a well rounded musician. Come again to our strange land, Mr. Lauder!



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