Newport Folk Festival

Jenny Lewis, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

Listen To The Entire Concert

Listen To The Entire Concert

Loading…

1:01:27
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/333725355/335841035" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Jenny Lewis' voice has helped provide a soundtrack to the last 15 years, but it's not part of one specific sound: She's sung heartsick ballads and spiky rock (in Rilo Kiley), summery surf-pop (in Jenny and Johnny), winsome electro-pop (in The Postal Service), and folk-tinged music that touches on country and girl-group sounds (on her three fine solo records).

Recording under her own name, Lewis is about to release The Voyager, in which she expounds on issues of adulthood and the many anxieties it conjures: about aging, about commitment, about the search for fulfillment. She's one of the smartest songwriters in the business, with a keen eye for observational detail and the ability to project her own empathy onto the characters and emotions she embodies in her music.

Hear Jenny Lewis perform as part of the 2014 Newport Folk Festival, recorded live on Friday, July 25 in Newport, R.I.

Video Set List
  • "Head Underwater"
Audio Set List
  • "Just One Of The Guys"
  • "Silver Lining"
  • "Head Underwater"
  • "Slippery Slopes"
  • "The Moneymaker"
  • "The Next Messiah"
  • "A Man/Me/Then Jim"
  • "Aloha & The Three Johns"
  • "Rise Up With Fists!!"
  • "The New You"
  • "Love U Forever"
  • "Acid Tongue"
  • "She's Not Me"
[+] read more[-] less

More From Newport Folk Festival

Taylor Goldsmith of the band Dawes performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Adam Kissick for NPR

Newport Folk Festival

Dawes, Live In Concert

A heartwarming crowd-pleaser on stage and record, Dawes has become a Newport Folk Festival mainstay.

Listen Loading… 57:16
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/333724075/336056960" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Tim Perry and the band Ages and Ages perform at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Adam Kissick for NPR

Newport Folk Festival

Ages And Ages, Live In Concert

The shambling folk-rock sing-alongs of Portland's Ages and Ages are infused with communal spirit.

Listen Loading… 39:37
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/333721889/336053887" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

The Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Adam Kissick for NPR

Newport Folk Festival

Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir, Live In Concert

The gospel choir features some of the best and brightest from Boston's Berklee College of Music.

Listen Loading… 48:46
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/333723494/336053505" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Chris Thile and Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek perform at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Adam Kissick for NPR

Newport Folk Festival

Nickel Creek, Live In Concert

Nickel Creek returned this year after a seven year hiatus with no loss of creativity or chops.

Listen Loading… 1:04:20
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/333725931/335661916" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">

Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent of Shovels and Rope perform at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Adam Kissick for NPR

Newport Folk Festival

Shovels & Rope, Live In Concert

Equal parts rowdy and loving, the husband-and-wife duo Shovels & Rope radiates knockabout charm.

Listen Loading… 52:58
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/333726657/335661785" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
Back To Top