NPR Music Presents The 2013 Newport Folk Festival
July 18, 2013
Relive the 2013 festival, with sets by Phosphorescent, Shovels & Rope, The Lone Bellow and more.
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Blitzen Trapper's breezy classic-rock vibe brought a little Grateful Dead love to a drenched Newport audience.
Opening with Woody Guthrie's "Christ for President," Wilco played a two-hour career-spanning set that culminated in an encore featuring Guthrie's granddaughter, Sarah Lee.
Crowd members try to stay dry during an downpour.
Fans settle in and snuggle up at Fort Adams State Park, surrounded by Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island.
Arlo Guthrie plays with The Guthrie Family Reunion at the Newport Folk Festival moments before being surrounded by his grandchildren on stage.
Over 10,000 people are gathered at the Newport Folk Festival this weekend.
Getting some sun during Apache Relay's show at the Harbor Stage.
The appropriately spirited old-time group Spirit Family Reunion won over the Harbor Stage crowd.
With inclement weather in the forecast, folk fans from around the world came prepared.
At Newport, Alabama Shakes' music reached ecstatic, rafter-shaking heights with singer Brittany Howard dominating the proceedings.
"This is a folk festival right?" asks Sharon Van Etten in the middle of a raucous set.
The Swedish sister act in First Aid Kit mixed wearily winsome mountain music with a welcome sunny side.
Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes on his tippy-toes at the Fort Stage.
Jim James' hair and seersucker suit were in full force during My Morning Jacket's set at the Fort Stage.
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