Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival

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On this edition of All Songs Considered, we look back at some of the most memorable moments of this year's festival. Host Bob Boilen joined the NPR Music crew over the weekend to webcast and broadcast two full days of spectacular concerts. Hear samples from standout performances by John Prine, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird, The Swell Season and more.

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Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival

John Prine and Jim James

All The Best

  • Artist: John Prine w/ Jim James
  • Album: Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
 
andrew bird

Scythian Empires

  • Artist: Andrew Bird w/ Calexico
  • Album: Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
 
The Swell Season

The Auld Triangle

  • Artist: The Swell Season w/ The Low Anthem
  • Album: Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
 
David Wax Museum

The Persimmon Tree

  • Artist: The David Wax Museum
  • Album: Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
 
Pokey LaFarge

Feels So Good

  • Artist: Pokey Lafarge and The South City Three
  • Album: Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
 
Edward Sharpe

Om Nashi Me

  • Artist: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
  • Album: Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival
 

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