Webcast: 2011 Newport Folk Festival via NPR

The fine folks over at NPR Music are webcasting live from the Newport Folk Festival this weekend. As with other recent festival coverage, NPR is now including video (previous streams were audio-only).

Here’s the full schedule (all times are ET):

Saturday, July 30:
6:00 pm: The Decemberists
5:50 pm: Pokey LaFarge
4:45 pm: Gillian Welch
4:30 pm: Delta Spirit
3:25 pm: Earl Scruggs
3:00 pm: Freelance Whales
2:00 pm: Gogol Bordello
1:45 pm: Typhoon
12:40 pm: The Felice Brothers
12:00 pm: Wailin’ Jennys

Sunday, July 31
6:00 pm: Emmylou Harris
5:50 pm: Chris Thile and Michael Daves
4:45 pm: Elvis Costello
4:30 pm: Mountain Man
3:25 pm: Amos Lee
3:00 pm: The Secret Sisters
2:00 pm: Wanda Jackson
1:45 pm: Mavis Stapes
12:45 pm: Carolina Chocolate Drops
12:30 pm: Tegan And Sara
12:00 pm: David Wax Museum

They’re also promising some additional coverage including: The Devil Makes Three, Ramblin Jack Elliott, River City Extension,The Civil Wars, M. Ward, The Cave Singers and more.

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