Newport Folk Festival 2010 Preview

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Nneka (left), John Prine (top right), and April Smith of April Smith And The Great Picture Show (bottom right)

The annual Newport Folk Festival kicks off this weekend with a diverse and surprising mix of artists, from the Nigerian-German hip-hop and soul singer Nneka to veteran folk artists John Prine and Levon Helm. NPR Music will be there to webcast and broadcast full concerts live, along with stations WFUV and mvyradio, as well as Folk Alley. All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen recently spoke with festival producer Jay Sweet about what to expect from this year's gathering.

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Newport Folk Festival 2010 Preview

Cover for Preservation: An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall Music Outre

Shake It And Break It

  • Artist: Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • From: Preservation: An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall Music Outre

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Shake It And Break It
Album
Preservation: An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall Music Outre
Artist
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Label
Megaforce
Released
2010

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