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The Devil Makes Three: Newport Folk 2011

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There's no drummer in The Devil Makes Three, but there sure are rhythms: The trio's two guitars and one bass play acoustic roots music with a relentless beat in mind at all times. Based in Santa Cruz, Calif., the band is all about whiskey-drenched, ramshackle fury — it may be unplugged, but it rocks with fiendish intensity. The title of The Devil Makes Three's newest album doubles as a mission statement for the ages: Do Wrong Right. The band unleashes its drum-free dance party at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R.I., on Saturday afternoon.

Set List
  • "All Hail"
  • "Beneath the Piano"
  • "Shades"
  • "Gracefully Facedown"
  • "Graveyard"
  • "This Life"
  • "Aces and Twos"
  • "Old #7"
  • "For Good Again"
  • "Black Irish"
  • "Help Yourself"
  • "Bangor Mash"
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