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Women make history at Newport Folk Festival

Country supergroup The Highwomen, from left, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile and Amanda Shire, made their debut performance at the Newport Folk Festival. (Alysse Gafkjen)
NEWPORT, R.I. — “The Newport Folk Festival has been on the right side of history for all of its 60 years,” Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile said from the stage Saturday on Day 2 of this iconic celebration of music, peace, love and community.  Carlile cited the 1963 civil rights freedom march through the streets of…

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