Live Music: 2010 Newport Folk Festival, Part One | Popdose


George Wein started the Newport Folk Festival in 1959, and though economic difficulties caused the festival to close down in 1971, it was revived in 1985, and it’s been running continuously ever since. One of the great joys of the current festival is to see Mr. Wein, who turns 85 in October, in attendance at various performances, still intently focused on the music.

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Live Music: 2010 Newport Folk Festival - Part One | Popdose