Queer Country Goes to Newport Folk

LGBTQIA+
By
Carla Frankenbach
August 7, 2023
Rainbow Rodeo
Article

I first experienced the Newport Folk Festival on my dad’s shoulders, impatient and sunburnt, completely unaware that I was seeing some of the most iconic folk performers of our time (The Indigo Girls! Joan Baez! Lucinda Williams! Patty Griffin!). I imagine toddler me spent most of her time running around, begging for Del’s (the signature frozen lemonade beverage of the fest) and throwing a few tantrums. That was long before the festival reached the sold out heyday it now enjoys.

read
Article
Photo Credit:
Adam Kissick

resources

Channel

bipoc icondisabled iconlgbtq icon

Shoes Off Nashville

The brainchild of songwriter Benn Park, Shoes Off Nashville is a multi-faceted project created to celebrate and empower the Asian Pacific Islander community in Nashville, Tennessee. Live music showcases are held and interview articles are published every month.

Playlist

bipoc icondisabled iconlgbtq icon

Boots Off | A shoes off Nashville playlist

(SHUFFLE ONLY) Classics and fresh bangers by Asian And Pacific Islander country artists! Curated by Shoes Off Nashville with the goal of balancing Asian And Pacific Islander representation to the best of its ability. Want to add a song? DM us on social media @shoesoffnash!

Playlist

bipoc icondisabled iconlgbtq icon

Transcendent Roots

Record Bin Radio Host Kelly McCartney gathers up the best trans, nonbinary and two-spirit artists in roots music.

Stay updated & connected

The latest curated news, events, new releases and featured profiles and resources delivered to your inbox weekly.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.