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Laura Fedele
Elvis Perkins
Laura Fedele

Newport Folk Festival

Elvis Perkins: Newport Folk 2010

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Elvis Perkins had long planned to attend this year's Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I. After performing there last year, he contacted festival organizers about tickets to attend as a spectator, but they replied with an unexpected request: Justin Townes Earle had just suffered a hand injury requiring stitches and opted out of the festival, so could Perkins and his band Dearland take Earle's place? A storyteller with a flair for narratives that traverse unexpected terrain — last year's Doomsday EP features an epic tale of zombies titled "Stay Zombie Stay" — Perkins continues to face down demons, both real and imagined.

Set List
  • "While You Were Sleeping"
  • "Who'll Join"
  • "Dresden"
  • "Stay Zombie Stay"
  • "Shampoo"
  • "Hey"
  • "All The Night Without Love"
  • "Setting Sun"
  • "Lorraine, Lookout"
  • "Chains, Chains, Chains"
  • "Stop Drop Rock N Roll"
  • "I'll Be Arriving"
  • "Doomsday"
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