Joe Pug performs at the Newport Folk Festival. Wiqan Ang hide caption

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Joe Pug: Newport Folk 2009

Joe Pug's lyrics paint an utterly unromantic vision of finding a place to belong.

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Denise Brown of Campbell Brothers performs at the Newport Folk Festival. Wiqan Ang hide caption

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Campbell Brothers: Newport Folk 2009 WFUV-FM

The family band's music melds the shuffle and thump of blues with gospel tradition.

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David Rawlings and Gillian Welch perform at the Newport Folk Festival. Wiqan Ang hide caption

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David Rawlings Machine: Newport Folk 2009

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings keep the focus shifting between their marvelously paired voices.

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