Revisit FUV and NPR Music Newport Folk Festival Coverage

Team FUV spent the weekend at the Newport Folk Festival with our friends from NPR Music. We've uploaded music from the main stage, which we're archiving in the FUV Vault. Photos of all the action are going onto our Flickr stream and you can catch up on all of highlights—which included sets from Ryan Adams, Jenny Lewis, Conor Oberst, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down and more—by heading to WFUV's Newport coverage.

The National Live From Celebrate Brooklyn On June 17

Join WFUV tonight, June 17, at 8:15pm for a live broadcast of The National from Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell. The broadcast can be found at 90.7FM and also streaming online.

First Listen: Strand of Oaks, 'Heal'

The ten songs that comprise Heal had their genesis in personal crisis, with frontman Timothy Showalter's marriage crumbling apart while he was thousands of miles from home on an endless tour. Listen to Strand of Oaks' Heal streaming now on FUV and NPR Music before the album's release on June 24 via Dead Oceans.

The TAS Top 20 Tracks For The Week Ending June 22


Local favorites The Antlers settle onto the TAS Top 20 and there's no way that Morrissey can cancel his peaceful perch atop the chart.

Sally Seltmann: Five Essential Albums

While still using the moniker New Buffalo, Australian singer-songwriter Sally Seltmann released two albums and co-wrote Feist's massive hit "1234." Seltmann now records under her own name, when not juggling her other band, Seeker Lover Keeper, and she released the blissful, breezy Hey Daydreamer in March. Seltmann will play New York's Rockwood Music Hall on June 17. Since she's one of Australia's songwriting treasures and professes admiration for everyone from Tiny Ruins to Madonna, The Alternate Side thought it was a fine time to ask Sally Seltmann for her Five Essential Albums.

Strand Of Oaks Ticket Giveaway For Mercury Lounge On June 26


Philadelphia's Timothy Showalter, who goes by Strand of Oaks, releases his album Heal on June 24, an album that embraces such disparate tunes as the rocking "Goshen '97" (which includes Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis) and "JM," a tribute to the late songwriter Jason Molina. Listen to Strand of Oaks' Heal streaming live this week via FUV and NPR Music and enter to win TAS tickets to see Showalter and his bandmates play a late show at Mercury Lounge on June 26. 

White Hinterland Ticket Giveaway For Rough Trade On June 27


White Hinterland's Casey Dienel released her third, fiercely idiosyncratic album Baby earlier this spring, a record that illuminates the Massachusetts singer's dynamic vocals and feverish emotional excavation. White Hinterland and her tour de force, deeply personal songs will be at Rough Trade on June 27 with Heavenly Beat and The Henry Millers; enter by this Sunday, June 22, at 5p.m. for a chance to win.

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