folk http://ripr.org en Remembering Local Musician David Lamb Of Brown Bird http://ripr.org/post/remembering-local-musician-david-lamb-brown-bird <p>The local music scene lost an important musician this month.&nbsp; David Lamb, one half of the Rhode Island folk duo Brown Bird passed away late last week, after a year-long battle with leukemia. Lamb was only 35.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:11:19 +0000 John Bender 31696 at http://ripr.org Remembering Local Musician David Lamb Of Brown Bird George Wein: Pete Seeger Is The Heart of the Newport Folk Festival http://ripr.org/post/george-wein-pete-seeger-heart-newport-folk-festival <p>Newport Jazz and Folk Festival founder George Wein is calling folk legend Pete Seeger the heart and soul of the folk festival. Seeger was on the Newport Folk Festival’s first board, and Wein credits Seeger for re-starting the festival in 1963 after it fizzled out in 1960.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:11:22 +0000 Catherine Welch 28294 at http://ripr.org George Wein: Pete Seeger Is The Heart of the Newport Folk Festival