Two major music festivals were held last weekend: The Newport Folk Festival and in England, WOMAD. Some info, audio, video and photos from those events:
Most concerts are archived online on the NPR website. Last night, I enjoyed Ramblin’ Jack Elliott’s performance (with Pete Seeger guesting). One of a kind, and a true treasure. Ramblin’ Jack will be at Hugh’s Room on Sep. 24.
A quote from Seeger at the Festival: “When kids get older, they realize that a lullaby is a propaganda song”
From The Guardian: a review and some photos (Featuring a couple of my favourites: Khaira Arby & Afrocubism)