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Mavis Staples performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Jeff Tweedy performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Conor Oberst performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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

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

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Deer Tick performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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

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

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Pokey LaFarge performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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