This year’s edition of the Newport Folk Festival kicks of Friday! Jambase talked to our partner Jay Sweet of Newport Folk, it’s a pretty good read:
WAY OVER YONDER AT THE SANTA MONICA PIER WILL BE JACKSON BROWNE’S ONLY WEST COAST SHOW THIS YEAR!
L.A. native, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, and one of the most enduring, distinctive and literate voices in contemporary music, Jackson Browne —accompanied by a full band— will headline the Saturday of Way Over Yonder.
This will be your only opportunity to catch a full concert from Jackson on the West Coast in 2014. Get your tickets now: http://www.wayoveryonder.net/tickets
LATE FOR THE SKY 40TH ANNIVERSARY RE-ISSUE NOW AVAILABLE
40 years after the release of his break-through album ‘Late For The Sky,’ America’s musical poet laureate, Jackson Browne, continues to move forward, his creative urge undimmed. And speaking of ‘Late For The Sky,’ that record has been re-mastered and re-issued. We have three copies to give away to fans that share this post the most on Facebook.
You can be sure that Jackson and his band will perform some of his great songs from ‘Late For The Sky’ at Way Over Yonder on September 27. Get your tickets now: http://www.wayoveryonder.net/tickets
We polished up the Newport Folk Presents™ website (powered by our friends at Squarespace!) and have a great lineup of shows coming up: Andrew Bird, Trampled by Turtles, Way Over Yonder and more, so check it out!
Happy Monday! The Chris Robinson Broterhood have been added to Way Over Yonder!
If you’ve never seen Heartless Bastards live, you’re in for quite a treat at Way Over Yonder 2014!
Happy to announce the acts playing The Carousel stage this year!
And you can ride the horses between sets!!
Tickets and info at: http://lineup.wayoveryonder.net/
The Newport Folk Festival has fed fans’ hunger for hand-made music in the Northeast for decades. With the notion of ‘folk music’ broader than it has ever been, last year seemed like the right time to broaden the reach of the festival across the country to the West Coast. Two days by the sea, filled with sets from Conor Oberst, Neko Case, First Aid Kit, Justin Townes Earle and many other worthies set California folkies’ hearts a flutter. Throw in the old-timey backdrop of the Santa Monica Pier and Way Over Yonder was off and running!…
Tickets are on sale now! Grab a few why don’t ya?