Railroad Earth started as a bunch of Jersey guys getting together to play bluegrass. Over the years they've evolved musically and become favorites on the jam band circuit. It was a pleasure to welcome this versatile and veteran band back to perform songs from their fine new album, Last of the Outlaws.
The trio of onetime child prodigies returned this year after a seven year hiatus with no loss of creativity or chops. Nickel Creek performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 26.
Equal parts rowdy and loving, the husband-and-wife duo of Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst radiates knockabout charm. Shovels & rope performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 26.
Former Crooked Still member Aoife O'Donovan's latest album, the lovely folk-pop Fossils, established her as a formidable solo artist. She performed at the Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 26.