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More Photos From Day One Of The Newport Folk Festival

Billy Bragg was a great start to day one of the Newport Folk Festival, but he was just the beginning. Here are some photos from the rest of the day:

Scott Avett wailing away. Wiqan Ang 2009 hide caption

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Mavis Staples brought a little soul to the stage. Wiqan Ang 2009 hide caption

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Staples sings with her band. Wiqan Ang 2009 hide caption

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Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes Wiqan Ang 2009 hide caption

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Colin Meloy of The Decemberists waves to the crowd. Wiqan Ang 2009 hide caption

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Bob Boilen and Rita Houston of WFUV interview Tao Rodriguez-Seeger. Wiqan Ang 2009 hide caption

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"Hear all the bombs fade away..." Wiqan Ang 2009 hide caption

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The Avett Brothers stomping around. Wiqan Ang 2009 hide caption

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Neko Case, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Elvis Perkins, The Del McCoury Band, and more to come tomorrow!