Essential Newport Folk no. 2

essential newport folk fest playlist no. 2 // a thousand threads
So it might’ve been kind of hard for me to weed this one down (even now I’m still mourning the songs I left off) but that’s because the lineup at Newport Folk Fest this year is so. good.

… and we’re leaving in just 2 days, which means that at this point I’m pretty much doing nothing but staring at the clock and running circles around my cell office, counting down the hours until we leave.

It’ll be hard to top our experience last year… the perfect evenings, the perfect shows, the best luck ever that kept us out of the rain and in the room just a few feet from some of our favorite bands… but I can barely stand to wait. So I made a list.


The Devil Makes Three Old number seven
Lucero Texas & Tennessee
Hey Rose
A little bit of everything
Gregory Alan Isakov
Saint Valentine
Shakey Graves
Unlucky skin
Trampled by Turtles
Are you behind the shining star?
Band of Horses
No one’s gonna love you
Jenny Lewis
The voyager
Leif Vollebekk
Cairo blues
Noah Gundersen
Pokey LaFarge
Central time
Shovels & Rope
To be alone
Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer
Tam lin (child 39)
Ages and Ages
Light goes out
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Diablo rojo
Deer Tick
The rock
Valerie June
Somebody to love
Mavis Staples
I like the things about me
Jack White

P.S. You can see last year’s essential playlist here.

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