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Concerts archive

Listen Martin Sexton On Mountain Stage

August 4, 2009 – Sexton and his band play feel-good songs from his album Seeds in this 2007 performance.

Listen Judy Collins: Newport Folk Festival 2009 WFUV

August 2, 2009 – One of the original Newport performers, Collins came back with a voice that remains stunning. WFUV

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Pete Seeger's Singalong At Newport Folk: Sunday

August 2, 2009 – In the midst of pouring rain, nothing could stop the Newport audience from singing even louder.

Listen Neko Case: Newport Folk Festival 2009 WFUV

August 2, 2009 – Case's latest album, Middle Cyclone, has more of a pop sound than her previous efforts. WFUV

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Listen Joan Baez: Newport Folk Festival 2009 WFUV

August 2, 2009 – Baez came full circle at Newport 50 years later, as she performed a decades-spanning set. WFUV

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Listen Dala: Newport Folk Festival 2009

August 2, 2009 – Amanda Walther and Sheila Carabine met in their music class, and have since put out three albums.

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Listen Joe Pug: Newport Folk Festival 2009

August 2, 2009 – Joe Pug's lyrics paint an utterly unromantic vision of finding a place to belong.

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Listen Campbell Brothers: Newport Folk Festival 2009 WFUV

August 2, 2009 – The family band's music melds the shuffle and thump of blues with gospel tradition. WFUV

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Listen David Rawlings Machine: Newport Folk Festival 2009 FolkAlley

August 2, 2009 – Gillian Welch and David Rawlings keep the focus shifting between their marvelously paired voices. FolkAlley

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Listen Josh Ritter: Newport Folk Festival 2009 WFUV

August 2, 2009 – Even with an 11:30 a.m. set, Josh Ritter played an explosive set to a sleepy Newport crowd. WFUV

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Listen Tim Eriksen: Newport Folk Festival 2009 FolkAlley

August 2, 2009 – It's pretty surprising that a former punk rocker would find musical kinship in shape note singing. FolkAlley

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Listen The Del McCoury Band: Newport Folk Festival 2009 FolkAlley

August 2, 2009 – One of the legendary names of country and bluegrass performed a stunning set from Newport. FolkAlley

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Listen Guy Clark: Newport Folk Festival 2009 FolkAlley

August 2, 2009 – Clark's imprint has stayed strong in the world of country music for the last four decades. FolkAlley

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