Over the last couple of weeks, the Newport Folk Festival has been rolling out all sorts of exciting acts to the already-sold-out 2016 installment. Of the latest is Del & Dawg, better known as bluegrass/newgrass professionals Del McCoury and David Grisman, as well as New Orleans’ Preservation Hall Jazz Band. The July 22-24 event is occupying Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island for a weekend of folk-inspired musical bliss.Watch Roger Waters’ Unbelievable Newport Folk Festival Set With My Morning JacketThe lineup thus far is seriously impressive, including the triumphant return of Flight Of The Conchords, alongside national acts like Father John Misty, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, and Norah Jones, as well as St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Ray LaMontagne, Raury, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and plenty of others. There are still announcements for all three days yet to be made, so stay tuned on the return of another great Newport Folk Festival!More information on the festival’s website. Newport Folk Festival 2016 LineupFriday, July 22Flight Of The Conchords, Ray LaMontagne, case/lang/veirs, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Staves, Fruit Bats, RaurySaturday, July 23Norah Jones, Father John Misty, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Del & Dawg, Dave Simonett & Dave Carroll, Amy Helm, Songhoy Blues, Rayland Baxter, Ruby AmanfuSunday, July 24Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Glen Hansard, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Oh Hellos, Villagers, Son Little, Julien Baker, Joan Shelley[H/T JamBase]
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Is this the kind of government we deserve? – July 10, 2017 Latest Posts Hugh BowdenExecutive EditorHugh writes editorials, covers Hancock County sports and helps out where needed in The American’s editorial department. When he’s not on the sidelines, he enjoys playing jazz and tennis. [email protected] Bio Reporter Taylor Vortherms contributed to this report. GSA surges in 4th to win Northern Maine title – February 26, 2017 Like he did in the ’60s, Noel Paul Stookey sings out in troubling times – December 27, 2017 Sam Smith of the Sumner Tigers tries to block the path of Mitch Domagala of the Ellsworth Eagles during Ellsworth’s 42-30 win over the Tigers on Friday night in Ellsworth.PHOTO BY HUGH BOWDENELLSWORTH — After one of the slowest first periods of the season, the Ellsworth Eagles reeled off 14 unanswered points in the second period and held on for a 42-30 win over the Sumner Tigers on Friday at Katsiaficas Gymnasium.Junior Nick Bagley sparked Ellsworth’s second period run, connecting on a pair of three-pointers and scoring a driving layup off an Eagle steal. Ellsworth opened up a 17-5 lead before Sumner’s Sam Smith scored from underneath the basket midway through the period.The big lead proved to be essential as the never-say-die Tigers battled back in the second half, cutting an Ellsworth lead of 13 points back to four early in the fourth period.Trailing by 10 points going into the final quarter, Sumner senior Sam Smith opened play with a conventional three-pointer, and senior Joey Lamoureux followed with a three-point basket from the corner. The Tigers trailed just 32-28 with more than six minutes remaining.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textBut that was a close as they would get.Junior forward Derek Look pushed the Eagles’ lead to six points with a strong effort under the basket. After missing a layup from the right side, Look grabbed the rebound and put the ball back up and in from the left side.With four minutes still remaining in the fourth period, the Tigers lost junior Jordan Bernier, one of their strongest rebounders, to fouls. Ellsworth junior forward Bruce St. Peter connected on back-to-back two-pointers from beneath the basket to boost the Eagles’ lead to 39-28 with 2:50 still to go.The Tigers managed just one more basket the rest of the way as the Eagles ran the clock down at the foul line, with Bagley connecting on three of four shots to finish with a game-high 16 points.Look added nine for the Eagles. Smith and Isaaic Christensen led Sumner with 10 and seven points.Old Town 61, Ellsworth 51Ellsworth lost at Old Town (11-0) on Tuesday night.Alex Braley led the Ellsworth Eagles with 14 points, and Cooper Henderson chipped in 10.The Eagles threatened to end Old Town’s winning streak in the fourth quarter, when Ellsworth’s Bruce St. Peter scored to tie the score 41-41.Adam Richardson and Eric Hoogterp led Old Town with 15 points each.Ellsworth (7-3) will host Calais on Monday.Washington Academy 56, Bucksport 52At East Machias, Austin Seavey scored 21 points to help Washington Academy defeat Bucksport on Tuesday.For the Golden Bucks, Asher Bowden tallied 16 points, and Riley Macleod added 13.Bucksport (5-7) will play at Sumner (4-6) on Friday.MDI 69, John Bapst 39At Mount Desert Island, Russell Kropff paced the MDI Trojans with 11 points to help defeat John Bapst on Monday.For MDI, Drew Rich added nine points while Andrew Phelps and James O’Donnell each had eight.Alex Mooney tallied 14 points for the Crusaders.MDI (4-6) was scheduled to host Foxcroft last night, Wednesday.Machias 80, DI-S 48At Machias, Logan Wood poured in a game-high 33 points, and James Mersereau tossed in 21 to lead Machias past Deer Isle-Stonington on Friday.Mason Oliver’s 14 points paced the DI-S Mariners. Jared Gove and Paul Zoephel had eight points apiece and Ethan Shepard contributed seven.DI-S (2-9) will host Bangor Christian tonight, Thursday.Central 55, Bucksport 48At Bucksport, Tyler Pye led all scorers with 19 points for the Bucksport Golden Bucks in their Friday night loss to Central.The game was won at the foul line, where the Central Red Devils outscored the Golden Bucks 25-2.Bucksport’s Asher Bowden added 14 points in the losing effort.For Central, Andrew Prescott netted 16 points, and Kyle Ham contributed 15.MDI 78, Foxcroft 63At Dover-Foxcroft, Riley Swanson scored 21 points, including six three-pointers, to power MDI to victory over Foxcroft Academy on Thursday.Aaron Snurkowski tossed in 16 points for the Trojans.Hunter Smith scored a game-high 28 points to lead the Ponies.Sumner 71, DI-S 41At Deer Isle, the Sumner Tigers beat the DI-S Mariners on Wednesday.Bucksport 64, Searsport 49At Bucksport, Tyler Pye scored 25 points to propel the Bucksport Golden Bucks by the Searsport Vikings on Wednesday.For Bucksport, Riley McLeod chipped in with 10 points, Kyle Jackson added nine and Asher Bowden netted eight. Alex Dyer grabbed 16 rebounds.Troy Reynolds led the Vikings with 17 points. Latest posts by Hugh Bowden (see all)
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