Wednesday, July 30, 2008

NPR to offer webcast of Newport music festivals

From the AP:

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Music fans unable to attend the Newport folk and jazz festivals will be able to listen to some of the concerts online.

NPR Music, part of National Public Radio, plans to stream select performances from both festivals. The webcasts also will be archived and available on-demand.

Current schedule:

* Sat., Aug. 9
* 11:30 a.m.: TBA
* 1:00 p.m.: TBA

* Sun., Aug. 10
* 11:30 a.m.: Guillermo Klein & Los Guachos
* 1:00 p.m.: George Wein All-Stars: With Esperanza Spalding, Anat Cohen, Howard Alden, Jimmy Cobb
* 4:05 p.m.: Herbie Hancock


NPR's announcement >>