Brandi Carlile, Jim James & Roger Waters Among Contributors To Newport Folk Festival Film ‘Our Voices Together’
This weekend’s Newport Folk Revival Weekend comes to a close on Sunday, August 2 with the premiere of feature film Our Voices Together at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT via FANS.com. The lineup for the movie, which features original performances from Brandi Carlile, James Taylor, Jim James, Brittany Howard, Roger Waters and more has been revealed.
Directed by Josh Goleman, Our Voices Together also includes performances by Amanda Shires, Andrew Bird, Chris Funk, Chris Thile, Colin Meloy, Courtney Barnett, Devon Gilfillian, Grace Potter, Hiss Golden Messenger, Jason Isbell, Julien Baker, John McCauley, Langhorne Slim, Lake Street Dive, Lucius, Lucy Dacus, Molly Tuttle, Nathaniel Rateliff, Our Native Daughters, Phoebe Bridgers, The Lone Bellow, Tom Morello and Yola. While the screening is free, viewers are asked to donate to the Newport Festivals Foundation.
The Newport Folk Revival Weekend also includes Revival Radio featuring sets from the festival’s illustrious history. Plus, the Mavis 80 concert film premieres on Friday night with footage of a Deer Tick & Friends livestreamed performance set to air on Saturday night.
All of the components of the Newport Folk Revival Weekend come on the weekend the Newport Folk Festival was supposed to take place at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island before the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic led organizers to cancel the event.