In case somehow you missed it, Kris Krisofferson returned to Newport for the first time since 1969 over this past weekend to surprise the Newport Folk Festival audience on the Museum Stage on Friday and on the Quad Stage on Saturday.

While Fridays performance was more intimate and emotional, as he followed a performance by his daughter Kelly, Saturdays performance was full of energy and many have called it their favorite set of the weekend.

Ryan M. Belmore

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