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David Wax Museum performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Listen Newport Folk 2011: David Wax Museum, Live In Concert

July 31, 2011 – Last year's Newport contest winners are now much beloved regulars of folk music. Hear a concert.

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The Devil Makes Three performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

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July 31, 2011 – Unplugged, yet intense, hear the trio's whiskey-drenched, ramshackle fury in a concert from Newport. FolkAlley

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Ruth Moody of The Wailin' Jennys performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Listen Newport Folk 2011: The Wailin' Jennys, Live In Concert

July 31, 2011 – Hear why these three Canadian women are more just impeccable bluegrass harmonizers in a concert.

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Ramblin' Jack Elliot performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

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July 31, 2011 – The vital bridge between Woody Guthrie and the many musicians after him performs at Newport. FolkAlley

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Gillian Welch performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Read Newport Folk 2011: Gillian Welch, Live In Concert

July 30, 2011 – Hear Gillian Welch sing "Ophan Girl," "Miss Ohio" and songs from her new album at Newport.

Colin Meloy of The Decemberists performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Listen The Decemberists, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

July 30, 2011 – Hear The Decemberists' members reach back into their rich catalog live at Newport.

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Pokey LaFarge performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

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July 30, 2011 – In slicked-back hair and vintage clothing, hear Pokey LaFarge perform old time music at Newport. WKSV

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Tegan and Sara perform at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Listen Tegan and Sara, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

July 30, 2011 – Hear the fizzy, punky pop duo translate its spiky music into acoustic arrangements just for Newport.

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Eugene Hutz of Gogol Bordello performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Read Gogol Bordello, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

July 30, 2011 – Hear one of the most demented and infectious live bands in the world in a concert from Newport.

Delta Spirit's Matt Vasquez performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Listen Newport Folk 2011: Delta Spirit, Live In Concert

July 30, 2011 – Hear the band mix boisterous roots-rock with clattering trashcans and booming bass drums at Newport.

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Freelance Whales performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Listen Freelance Whales, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

July 30, 2011 – With eclectic instrumentation, hear the lustrous pop-rock band's sunny songs in a live concert.

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Typhoon performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

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July 30, 2011 – Hear the 17-member indie-folk band bring its soul-stirring beauty to the Harbor Stage at Newport. WKSV

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The Felice Brothers performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Listen Newport Folk 2011: The Felice Brothers, Live In Concert

July 30, 2011 – Hear the group to mix grittiness and mournfulness in this set at Newport.

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River City Extension performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

Listen Newport Folk 2011: River City Extension, Live In Concert

July 30, 2011 – The genre-smashing members of River City Extension live by the simple motto, "More is more," live.

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Low Anthem performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival.

Read Live From The Newport Folk Festival, July 30-31

July 19, 2011 – Watch the Newport Folk Festival live, starting at noon each day on NPR Music.

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About The Festival

George Wein's Newport Folk Festival celebrates over 50 years of live music in picturesque Newport, R.I. The Festival celebrates folk traditions and innovations from all generations. For information on attending this year's Festival, visit their official website.