Two of the oldest and most prestigious Folk Festivals in the world will form a partnership that will herald the start of a unique new transatlantic artistic relationship.
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A California-based singer-songwriter Joel Rafael has been writing great music for over 50 years. We caught up with Joel at Newport Folk Festival, where he was playing “For Pete’s Sake,” a stage with programming in honor of Pete Seeger.
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Bob Dylan’s controversial performance at Newport Folk Festival when he went electric. We look back at the event and what really happened. Plus we have some great video to share and we look at a similar myth surrounding Muddy Waters 1958 UK performance which also apparently shocked many.