Thursday, March 5, 2009

George Wein back on the job w/ the Newport Folk & Jazz Fest.

George Wein (83), founder of the Newport (RI) Folk & Jazz Fest, will be back producing the festival after the new owner is experiencing financial difficulties. The festival was founded in '54. Bob Dylan, joined by the pre-The Band members, went electric for the 1st time @ the '65 festival.

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