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Newport Folk Festival

Iris DeMent, Live In Concert

Growing up singing in rural Arkansas, the 52-year-old songwriter emerges from another era entirely.

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Front Row

The Lone Bellow, Live In Concert

The Brooklyn folk-pop band infuses its songs with ample charm, radiant hooks and intense emotions.

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Mountain Stage

Gillian Welch And David Rawlings On Mountain Stage

Hear some of the folk duo's early work together, recorded shortly before 1996's classic Revival.

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