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The 2018 Newport Folk Festival provided numerous special moments for fans and artists. The range and quality of performers exceeded expectations – there was everything from Gospel to Rock, Jazz to R&B. And yes, some traditional folk thrown in as well. WhatsUp Music Writer Ken Abrams was there and shares a few photos of some of his favorite performances from Saturday and Sunday.

Ken Abrams

Lifestyle Editor Ken Abrams writes about music for What'sUpNewp, Providence Monthly, SO RI, and more. He DJ's "The Kingston Coffeehouse" Tuesday nights, 6-9 PM on WRIU 90.3 FM.