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!

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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!

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2012 Newport Folk Fest BBR article list.

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Newport Folk Festival 2013 Links Here.

 

Out On The Tiles

Patty Griffin at the Newport Folk Festival 2012

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July 28, 2012

Review and Photos by Bluebird

Patty Griffin can do anything.

I first saw her at the House of Blues in Boston (2011) with the Band of Joy. Harmonizing with Robert Plant, playing with Darrell Scott and ruckusing with Buddy Miller, her voice was faithfully doing what was best for the bluegrass, slow core, and Zeppelin remake songs that they engaged her to take on. She handled this record and the live set beautifully, with vocal control and wisdom.

When I left that show, after almost passing out, because I was reeling from the image of Robert Plant, hovering over us in the front row, singing "Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down" and "Ramble On,"  I had two thoughts. First, my husband who witnessed this, will never be the same again. And second, I knew I had to pursue Patty Griffin's music outside of this context, because I could imagine her solo work would be a journey to enjoy.

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