Festivals are always tough. The Newport Folk Festival is damn near impossible. The amount of top-tier talent packed into this weekend was overwhelming. There was just no way one could take in all of the brilliance shining from the stages at Fort Adams. Surely, something was going to be missed. With that in mind, these were my five favorite performances from the first day of the 2014 Newport Folk Festival.
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