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The Fort Stage during the Newport Folk Festival, 2018 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. Douglas Mason/Getty Images hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival Preview 2019

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Yola On World Cafe

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Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals perform at 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019. .Paak's single "Make Me Better" featuring Smokey Robinson is featured on this month's Heavy Rotation. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: KOKOKO!, Indigo Sparke, Yola Carter, Tamino, Cimafunk, Silvina Moreno Cimafunk: Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW/All other photos courtesy of the artists hide caption

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2019 SXSW Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments

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"That's the thing that feels satisfying to me, is to be able to be that vulnerable, out loud as a black woman," Yola Carter says. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Yola Combines Softness And Grit In Her Virtuosic View Of Americana

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Don't miss live performances from (counterclockwise from top left) Joan Osborne (photo: Jeff Fasano), Don Bryant (photo: Matt White) and Raul Malo (photo: John Partipilo) and Yola Carter. John Partipilo/Courtesy of the artsits hide caption

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"If people are saying, 'This is fresh,' I'm like, 'Well, it shouldn't be.' [Laughs.] I would've killed to hear this," Yola Carter says. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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01Fly Away

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    Fly Away
    Album
    Orphan Offering
    Artist
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    Ear Trumpet Music
    Released
    2016

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Clockwise from upper left: Front Country, John Paul White, CW Stoneking, Yola Carter Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Nine Artists To Watch For At AmericanaFest 2016

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