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Wanda Jackson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

The Queen of Rockabilly was a forceful presence at the Newport Folk Festival.

Wanda Jackson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Pokey LaFarge, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

Folk Alley

In slicked-back hair and vintage clothing, hear Pokey LaFarge perform old time music at Newport.

Pokey LaFarge, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Freelance Whales, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

With eclectic instrumentation, hear the lustrous pop-rock band's sunny songs in a live concert.

Freelance Whales, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Thurston Moore In Concert

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The iconoclastic guitarist plays a live set of songs from his new solo album, Demolished Thoughts.

Thurston Moore In Concert

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The Body With Assembly Of Light Choir In Concert

Hear the sludgy doom-metal duo play with a 24-member female choir at Le Poisson Rouge.

The Body With Assembly Of Light Choir In Concert

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