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The CBS Morning News broadcast a feaure this morning on the surprise set from Dolly Parton at Saturday’s Newport Folk Festival. The piece also highlighted the role of Festival favorite and recent Grammy Award winner Brandi Carlile. The segment also featured Carlile’s new band The Highwomen, who performed at the Fesitval.

Here’s the link to the piece: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/newport-folk-festival-women-command-the-stage-dolly-parton-the-highwomen/

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.