Plus, Jason Isbell, Margo Price, Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam, Brandi Carlile, Moses Sumney, and more.
Upcoming Festival Appearances
Newport Folk Festival 2018 Photo Gallery: St. Vincent, Mumford & Sons, Courtney Barnett, Jenny Lewis
Surprise appearances, iconic covers, and one-time-only collaborations once more set Newport apart from the pack.
The new Denver-based event also promises St. Vincent, Phoenix, Sturgill Simpson, Miguel, De La Soul, The War on Drugs, Mavis Staples, and more.
The lineup includes Death Cab for Cutie, Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples, tUnE-yArDs, and more.
In support of her latest album, If All I Was Was Black, produced and written by Jeff Tweedy.
Manchester, Tennessee is no longer the druggy, muggy jam band oasis it used to be.
Plus: Sturgill Simpson, Paramore, alt-J, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Sheryl Crow (!), and Chromeo, among others.
Including tracks by Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, The National, SZA, and more.
Most of the year’s socially conscious music has been far more personal than political.
Mavis Staples releases Jeff Tweedy-penned and produced album, If All I Was Was Black: Stream/Download
“Ten songs about America today, where the present is filled with ghosts of the past.”
The song comes from Staples’ new album, If All I Was Was Black, which was co-written and produced by Tweedy.
Another politically-minded song from Staples’ forthcoming album, If All I Was Was Black.