Patrick Jenkins

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2015 Newport Folk Festival

Jane Pickens Theater

The Jane Pickens just before the Sean and Sara Watkins stepped on stage to MC the evening with the Watkins Family Hour.

Jane Pickens Curtain Call

The Watkins Family Hour, Joe Pug, Hiss Golden Messanger and the Lone Below take a bow after kicking off the 2015 Newport Folk Festival.

Balcony at the Newport Blues Cafe

Looking up at the Newport Blues Cafe’s square cutout.

Langhorne Slim and the Law

Langhorne Slim ventured FAR out in the crowd during his set on the quad stage.

Front of the Quad Stage

People hustle to get seats to watch Courtney Barnett at the Newport Folk Festival.

Fort Stage

Fort Stage taken with a Hasselblad 500CM on Fujifilm Velvia 50.

This Machine Surrounds Hate and Forces it to Surrender

Chris Funk of the Decemberists hosts “For Pete’s Sake,” a showcase of folk music honoring Pete Seegar’s contribution to music.


John Convertino of Calexico sets up for their performance at the Quad Stage.

Leaving the Fort

Leaving the Quad Stage to head outside the fort.

Liana Gabel.

Hardworking musician, Liana Gabel, is a staple at the Museum Stage open mic with Chris Funk.

Brandi Carlile and the Twins

Enjoying Brandi Carlile from the back of the Quad Stage.

Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan capitvates the crowd while performing “That Dress Looks Nice on You,” which he describes as a song about good manners.

Colin Meloy

The Decemberists headline Saturday on the Fort Stage.


New and old friends dance together at the fort stage.

Quad Stage Shenanigans

This guy kept the Quad Stage in order all weekend.

Christopher Paul Stelling

Christopher Paul Stelling kicked off the final day of the festival on the Harbor stage in a timeslot which has become known as the “Brown Bird Set.”

Christopher Paul Stelling

Christopher Paul Stelling performs with his then girlfriend, soon to be fiance.

Christopher Paul Stelling is Engaged

At the end of the Christopher Paul Stelling’s set at the harbor stage on Sunday morning, he proposed to his longtime girlfriend and she said yes. Taken on Kokak Portra 400 with a Hasselblad 500cm and Zeiss 80mm lens.

Folk for Life

Newport Folk Festival Tatoo.

Newport Blues Cafe

The Newport Blues Cafe hosts the Deer Tick afterparties which feature a stream of talent jumping on and off stage.

Deer Tick After Party

Everyone gets on stage to sing “Goodnight, Irene” to close out the festival.

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